Alton Brown, a/k/a Encyclo-smokia Brown, and John Hodgman remember their epic barbecue journey, talk facial hair, and hear what happened when John’s Twitter feed was hacked by a tiny human in his house…. more
Actor and martial artist Mark Dacascos joins Alton on the podcast to talk about his early desire to become a Buddhist monk, his love for Shakespeare, and improvising the character of Iron Chef America’s Chairman. Find out what he… more
This week Alton interviews Michael Ruhlman about freeing people from recipes, the future of cookbooks, and what sets the great chefs apart. They try to predict the future of food and get excited about eggs…. more
Ever wonder whose job it is to build a kitchen in the middle of a beach, design the sabotages on Cutthroat Kitchen, or wash the dishes when the cameras stop rolling? For many of Food Network’s shows, it is… more
Alton Brown talks to Brooks Reitz of Jack Rudy Cocktail Co. about his company’s namesake (the man, the myth, the legend), the inspiration for interesting elixirs, and the reemergence of cocktail culture. Alton shares his technique for the perfect… more
Alton Brown asks Kevin Brauch how he got the Drinking Robot nickname, hears a vintage speech about McDonald’s hamburgers, and defends his fruitcake. All this, and why Kevin slapped Alton and shouted down the hall of the Food Network studios…. more
Rock stars, tattoos, the history of modern art and the impact of those oh so famous soup cans – that’s where the conversation goes when Robert Sparks, Senior Consultant for the Martin Lawrence Galleries, USA joins Alton for this week’… more
Alton talks to The Boss… well, the boss of The Edible Inevitable Tour, Gretchen Pfarrer. This tour veteran shares stories from 17 years on the road, and explains why she thinks tours like this one are the wave of the future…. more
Alton interviews Mike Martin, the production manager for The Edible Inevitable Tour. Mike takes us through a typical day, talks about the difference between TV and theater, and why it is “all about the out.”… more
The Alton Browncast
TV Host and Foodist Alton Brown reviews recent food news, chats with celebrities about their culinary passions, takes calls from listeners, and basically does whatever he flippin’ wants for 45 minutes.
Nerdist is a place where we nerds come together and share the nerdery that we find. It's also my home to various elements of the Nerdist Empire. You might recognize me from TV. You don't realize that's where you know me from, but it is. You think you went to college with me or I look like your cousin's friend, but that is not the case. At one time or another you stumbled upon me on your moving picture box in such cerebral gems as MTV's "Singled Out" and Noam Chomsky's "Shipmates." and so much more...