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Scientific Podcast Goes Boink, Episode 60: The Slimmest Jims

It's time to talk about all sorts of foods. Because we say so, that's why.

Matt Cashore-USA TODAY Sports

BIll's been eating a lot of Hot Pockets lately. He sits down to talk to Pete about how super weird a lot of foods are and how a lot of what we eat doesn't make a whole lot of sense. Topics include, but are not limited to: Lean Pockets, Slim Jims, Katherine Webb and the Jack in the Box Munchie Box.

For your full enjoyment, links to things discussed on the podcast:

- Slim Jim: Give Meat to Someone Who Needs It
Sonic Hedgehog, the brain protein
Jim Gaffigan's Hot Pocket routine
Hot dogs
The Nacho Dorito
Marc Summers and OCD
- Stoned Jack in the Box commercial, in example
- Jack in the Box taco, in promotional illustration
- Jack in the Box taco, in real life
- Carl's Jr., woman fellating a cheeseburger
Brent Musburger on Katherine Webb
- Bill on Brent on Katherine
- Carl's Jr. Katherine Webb commercial
A Twitter conversation about same
If it doesn't get all over the place, it doesn't belong in your face (with Seth Green!)
- Pete on being a white dude and keeping your opinion to yourself