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20 – Sausage Party (2016)

What happens when food is alive? We checked out 2016’s Sausage Party to find out and it’s…very adult-orientated.

Sophie & Mitch talk about cartoon food, compartmentalized sentience, and the politics of orgies. We also cover the 2018 Pixar short Bao. Sufficed to say this is a full-sized episode.

Make sure to follow us on TwitterInstagram, and Facebook to keep up with news, to join the discussion about food, and to check out all of our personal recipes – like Mitch’s Hummus!

Music Credits:
“Carpe Diem” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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42 – Mummies Alive! p.2 w. Dustin Meisinger

Continuing our adventure into the 1997 series Mummies Alive!, Dustin Meisinger joins us to explore what ancient Egypt was really like.

We also discuss merchandizing ideas, circuitous poisons, and how easy it is to work up a protest or two when it comes to your local Egypt museum.

Make sure to message Dustin on Twitter about all of your Mummies Alive! theories and questions.

Also check out our NEWEST SHOW for Collective Legacy: We Watch Food – a podcast about food TV, movies, and YouTube channels every Saturday.

Music credits:
Intro sample: “March of the Spoons” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
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Outro sample: “Port Horizon” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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08 – Ratatouille (2007)

Sophie & Mitch try to figure out if anyone can cook – as well as many other things brought up by the 2007 Disney/Pixar film: Ratatouille.

Is Remmy a Secret of NIMH rat? How does Linguini’s hair turn his body into a puppet? Why couldn’t the beautiful scenes built around food be held together with a more streamlined structural focus resulting in a stronger relationship with between the antagonists and the protagonists? We answer all these questions and more!

Make sure to follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook to keep up with news, to join the discussion about food, and to check out all of our personal recipes – like Sophie’s Garlic Knots.

Music Credits:
“Carpe Diem” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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25 – Mummies Alive! p.1 w. Sophie Gareau-Brennan

Sophie Gareau-Brennan & I begin a possible new chapter in the WenghTalk story: retrospectives on obscure 90’s cartoons like Mummies Alive!

We address how ridiculous all of this is, how this was an era of cartoons long forgotten (even to those who were kids when it happened), and the impossible economics of the museum that Presley’s mom works for.

So if you remember this series, please let us know! It is incredibly difficult to find & I would LOVE to continue through this gem of a cartoon.

Music credits:
Intro sample: “March of the Spoons” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Outro sample: “Port Horizon” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/