From Salon, Mashed, and Paste contributor Jonathan Ammons and Lexie Harvey, the Dirty Spoon Radio Hour from WPVM brings you stories, essays, and conversations from the people who shape what we consume. Look for printed versions of our stories and check out the original artwork at our web page www.dirty-spoon.com
Radio Hour Ep.35 (Aug '22) Dispatches from FOH, Elvia's Hands, and Boeuf Bourguignon Night
Server Michael Parker hilariously recalls his most trying customers. Journalist Kate Oczypok shares the inspiration of an annual culinary tradition. And travel writer Nikita Ephanov finds a culinary commonality that transports him through both time and across oceans.
Radio Hour Ep34 (Jul '22) Leftover Donuts, the Camino de Santiago, and the Alexandria Farmers Market
Nate Crawford draws a lesson on the curse of bureaucracy from his time at a donut shop in a Philadelphia grocery store, Jeremy Fredricks explores the oldest farmers market in America, and Gina Cornejo walks the Camino de Santiago in Spain.
The dark brilliance of Circuit des Yeux
Haley Fohr is the artist known as Circuit des Yeux. Since 2007 she has released 7 albums under that name while also releasing Americana inspired songs under the moniker Jakie Lynn. Her latest album entitled "-io" is a stark and dark work of modern compositional rock that wrestles with the emotional upheaval of the untimely passing of close friends. She plays in Asheville Sunday, June 5th at the Grey Eagle. For more information visit: www.circuitdesyeux.com
The Mechanics of Becoming Sweet -- A Farewell to Catherine Pt. 2
In our celebration of Catherine's time at Dirty Spoon, we revisit a story in which she explore's her step mother's roots in the Moravian traditions through the manufacturing of a famous cookie.
A Farewell to Catherine Pt. 1
At the end of our last season, our beloved cofounder, Editor-at-Large, and cohost Catherine Campbell announced that she would be leaving the show to focus on her own career. Jon plays back through some of Catherine's greatest hits. We love you and will miss you immensely, Cat! We couldn't have done any of this show without you!
Radio Hour Ep33 (Jan '22) -- Jessica Furniss and the Last Bagel in New York
Journalist Mandy Shunnarah talks to TikTok drinks sensation Jessica Furniss about synesthesia, activism, and navigating the social media oceans. Kristin Russo gets one last taste of her favorite food. Jon and Catherine have a major announcement.