Once Upon a Heavy Gullet
Ok, look. We can’t control what our parents called us when we were kids. We can’t control the fact that those things are so deeply ingrained in our families that they still call us those things to this very day. We absolutely CAN control whether or not we talk about them on a sometimes-funny podcast for everyone to hear, but we lack the self control to stop ourselves from doing it. Please be gentle.
Heavy show. Very heavy.
Pete’s helping a listener with a sort of existential dread this week that might have you noodling about it yourselves. Let’s say you’re sitting in a chair. Take away the chair and what happens? You fall. What if there was no floor to stop you? No ground? No crust on this planet of ours? You just keep falling. It’s the fear of gravity on the show this week, and it’s a doozy.
So, it was an easy joke. Tommy’s dealing with some very real swallowing issues and hot on the heels of that big nickname reveal, he’s decided to process in real time on the show. So, it’s Dysphagia day, everybody!
Along the way, we visit a little fashion cafe in New York that marks one of the great business failures in food. Oh, I spoiled the surprise there. See, this was a terrific idea that paired super models and fine dining! Terrific, we tell you… Positively GANGbusters. How’d it turn out? You’ll have to listen in to learn!