Forked Up: A Thug Kitchen Podcast
Summary: Discussing food, politics, and pop culture. Hosted by 3x NY Times bestselling authors Michelle Davis and Matt Holloway, the snarky duo will help give a voice to regular folks who are just trying to get it together, in and outside of the kitchen.
Author, actress and Internet icon Felicia Day (VOYAGE TO THE STARS, THE GUILD) joins up with Matt and Michelle for a chat about croissants, weird beans at farmers markets, her superior homemade broth and the benefits of letting yourself be creative. Also, let TK get you educated on Jello rights, California locking down on fur trappers, NYC tomatoes and recalling cars of beef.
YouTube superstar and hilarious entity Flula Borg (PITCH PERFECT 2, WORKAHOLICS) joins Matt & Michelle this week for a wild conversation covering Bavarian cuisine to biscuit obsessions and even some self-care tips. Also, get the latest from TK about Taco Bell fashions, killer algae and radioactive vodka. Get 15% OFF your ENTIRE order of knife sharpening excellence when you go to WorkSharpCulinary.com/ForkedUp
The Political Vigilante, comedian Graham Elwood, kicks it with Matt and Michelle for a sprawling discussion about progressive politics, pizza bribes and the dawn of the cyborgs. Also, our hosts are here this week to get you hip to Jimmy Johns buffoonery, why you should know Alice Waters and how Tyson Chicken is screwing up again. Use code FORKED UP for 10% when you spend $30 or more - online or in-store - at MedMen.com Go to MadeInCookware.com/THUGKITCHEN and use promo code THUGKITCHEN for 15% your first purchase, excluding kits. Get 15% OFF your ENTIRE order of knife sharpening excellence when you go to WorkSharpCulinary.com/ForkedUp
Comedian and actress Alice Wetterlund (RESIDENT ALIEN) joins the podcast this week to discuss weird hotels, toxic masculinity and the anthropomorphization of country music singers into trucks. Check out Alice's comedy special MY MAMA IS HUMAN AND SO AM I on Amazon Prime Video. Also, Matt and Michelle celebrate Hawaii, tell you not to drink bleach and report on a giant weed / jalapeno bust. Use code FORKED UP for 10% when you spend $30 or more - online or in-store - at MedMen.com
Hosts of the WEED + GRUB podcast — Mike Glazer and Mary Jane Gibson — kick it with Matt and Michelle this week about Levar Burton, elderly sex, bad trips and fear-based pizza marketing. Also, our mighty hosts shout out the great Julia Child, get you up hip to the state of salmon cannons and a man who created the most ancient loaf of bread ever. Use code FORKED UP for 10% when you spend $30 or more - online or in-store - at MedMen.com
Holistic nutritionist and wellness expert Kelly LeVeque joins Matt and Michelle this week to explain her Fab Four philosophy, why she considers paleo and the like "tools," not diets and how you can have a better relationship with food overall. Check out Kelly's BODY LOVE book series for more tips. Also, Matt and Michelle put over Tim Horton's, warn against rubber in your Polish sausage and debunk the myth of Henry David Thoreau's WALDEN. Get 15% OFF your ENTIRE order of knife sharpening excellence when you go to WorkSharpCulinary.com/ForkedUp Use code FORKED UP for 10% when you spend $30 or more - online or in-store - at MedMen.com
Comedian, amateur chef and restaurateur Dan Ahdoot joins the show to talk all about his love for food, why comedy and food work harmoniously, his new podcast – Green Eggs and Dan – debuting August 7th, and we predict some new food trends. PLUS, Matt & Michelle discuss the gangster gardener’s community block party in Los Angeles, the history of shredded wheat, the Gilroy Garlic Festival, and the huge rise in avocado prices… and there’s a new guacamole imposter hitting the streets. Get 15% OFF your ENTIRE order of knife sharpening excellence when you go to WorkSharpCulinary.com/ForkedUp Visit any Med Men location and use promo code ‘FORKEDUP’ at checkout to get 10% OFF your purchase when you spend $30 or more! OH YEA, BENTLEY AND HIS TINY LITTLE LEGS STILL NEEDS A HOME. IF YOU KNOW SOMEONE WHO NEED A STUMPY LITTLE PUP IN THEIR LIFE, PLEASE REACH OUT TO US.
The hilariously creative minds behind Comedy Central's new show SOUTH SIDE and SHERMAN'S SHOWCASE on IFC - Diallo Riddle and Bashir Salahuddin - join the podcast this week to talk about acapella cults, how 80s movies put kids in danger and why you can't beat the Internet. Also, Matt & Michelle are your source for penis pills gone bad, why meatless protein sales are rising and what's going on with Florida citrus. Get 15% OFF your ENTIRE order of knife sharpening excellence when you go to WorkSharpCulinary.com/ForkedUp
Amanda Montell is a linguist and author of the book WORDSLUT: A FEMINIST GUIDE TO TAKING BACK THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. Join Amanda as she stops by the show to talk about why people love rules, gender neutral insults and why teenage girls have it all figured out. Also, Matt & Michelle get you up to date on method-out animals, why Dunkin Donuts is out of its mind and the impending arrival of fast food technology that you're probably not going to like.
A friend of the show, pastry wizard Ali Tila co-authored 101 EPIC DISHES: RECIPES THAT TEACH YOU HOW TO MAKE THE CLASSICS EVEN MORE DELICIOUS with her husband, former guest Chef Jet Tila. Join us today for Ali's tips for home pastry cooks, her meaty cookie preference and a few food hang-ups. Also, Matt & Michelle beat up on the celery juice cleanse fad, celebrate the time someone decided to slice bread and get you updated on some food bacteria news that you should be aware of.
Chef Tim Hollingsworth is a decorated restauranteur and winner of Netflix's FINAL TABLE and did all with no formal culinary training. Hear about his story as well as tips for home cooks and crafting meals with his children. Also, Matt & Michelle got you covered on the recent sriracha drama as well as Subway spinning shakes and Uber Eats not keeping it straight. Visit any Med Men location and use the code FORKEDUP at checkout to get 10% off of your purchase.
Pinky Cole is on a roll with her Slutty Vegan restaurants, bringing passion-infused cuisine to the folks of Atlanta and wherever you see her food trucks. Join us for a conversation about meat Rumspringa, ghost restaurants and breaking down vegan misconceptions. Also, Matt & Michelle remember the creation of the UPC scanner, give props to Cracker Barrel and analyze the comfort foods of noted Democrats
Natasha Case is the CEO of Coolhaus, a company that has been creating "ice cream sandwiches named after the architects and architectural movements that inspired them" since 2008. Coolhaus now has two LA-based storefronts, distribution in Whole Foods and has sold their wares at massive events such as Coachella. Hear all about Natasha's outlook on food, business and what flavors they've tried that have not gone so well. Also, Matt & Michelle shout out the founders of Pizza Hut, slam a few unruly vegans and get you hip to the Taco Bell Hotel!
It's a case nightmares are made of. As Matt mentioned this week, we've got your sneak peek into the new true-crime series, 22 HOURS: AN AMERICAN NIGHTMARE. It's the frightening story of a D.C. power couple, their 10-year-old son, and housekeeper who were held hostage, tortured, and brutally murdered inside their burning D.C. mansion. You won't believe what happened during those last 22 hours alive, and the shocking trail of evidence that led police to the killer! Did he have help? Hear from key witnesses who reveal never-before heard details. Will this investigation lead to the release of discovered confidential audio recordings, so the public can hear the trial for the first time ever? Listen to the first episode now: http://bit.ly/2Mzf5Ks New episodes from this 10-part series will be available every Monday on PodcastOne.com and Apple Podcasts. Don’t forget to subscribe, rate and review.
Actress and author Tracy Pollan (MOSTLY PLANTS: 101 DELICIOUS FLEXITARIAN RECIPES FROM THE POLLAN FAMILY) stops by the podcast to share tales of harmonious family cooking, eggplant treats and how you don't always have to go "all or nothing." Also, Matt & Michelle run the gamut on royal hot dogs, Aldi's banter and Little Ceasars making plant-based options happen! Visit any MedMen location and tell them you heard about MedMen on FORKED UP for $10 off your purchase!