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Episode 250

Nerdist Podcast

Alton Brown

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Nerdist Podcast: Alton Brown

Alton Brown sits down with Matt and Chris to talk all things food and cooking! They also talk about Doctor Who, of course, and how Alton flies his own planes!

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117 comments

  • Alton, I’m sorry, I love you. But you’re wrong. Because I crave brussell sprouts sometimes. Admittedly I it’s only when my iron is low but I do crave them.

  • Still trying to get over my girl-boner after listening to Alton on the podcast. This is up there with the David Tennant episode as one of my all-time favorites. Well done Nerdist, well done.

  • “He’s trying to kill me! I asked for the salted nuts. He brought me the unsalted nuts. The unsalted nuts make me choke!”

    Getting people like Alton Brown and Bill Nye together sounds like the Sundance Channel’s show Iconoclasts. Famous nerds from different backgrounds, that have never met, trading notes? Sounds like a new Nerdist web show to me.

  • OMFG! I just lost my shit when I saw this pop up in my browser. You alluded to it in an earlier episode and all I could think of is the bad-ass that is AB.

    Looking forward to listening.

  • @mgasp: I like reading your comment as some sort of “let someone else talk meme”. Is there one? There should be!

    meme.meme.meme.meme.meme.meme.meme.meme.meme.meme

  • I was thrilled to see this post! He was and still is an inspiration to me. Would love to hear Wylie Dufresne, Graham Elliot, Anthony Bourdain and/or Richard Blais on the podcast sometime. And if you could get Jose Andres or the Adria brothers, that would be EPIC!!!

  • I’ve got a saved tweet confirming that Andrew Zimmern of Bizarre Foods wants to be on the podcast sometime.

    Next Minneapolis podcast guest has already been set up!

    Also, Nerdist Live from the MN State Fair has a nice ring to it…

  • Ok, Chris, so if Samsung is in the wrong and Apple is god and got ripped off…. wait a minute, have you SEEN THE FUCKING NOTIFICATION AREA IN iOS NOW? Yeah…. Apple completely came up with that on their own… it wasn’t in a Android already AT ALL… lol

    Also, half the patents they won on can clearly and easily be shown to have already existed (pinch to zoom is from Mits for example) and Apple got these ideas FROM OTHER PLACES and then made them better.

    Why is is ok for Apple to do this and no one else?

    Also, you do realize that this case was also heard in 6 other countries outside the US and in ALL OF THEM Apple’s case was laughed out of court, only the US court protected the US company.

    Wow, really saddened by how little thought Chris and the boys have put into this.

    • Why it ok for Apple to use Android ideas? Because a patent is a patent and something that’s not patented can be, as you put it, “made better”. I’m glad you pay attention.