Food / Nonfiction

Episode 3: Michael Pollan

He is celebrated for his writing about the American diet, crystalized into his mantra: “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” I assumed he’d revere Thoreau, but he declared, “Much of my work and my life has been an argument with Thoreau.” You think you know a guy (who you’ve never met). A re-edited version of our 2011 converation.

Person: Thoreau
Place: a feedlot
Thing: a gala apple
Randy’s Thing: a Coke

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