We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access.
Fresh Air, Michael Pollan, Sean Altman, and Rob Tannenbaum, May 10, 2007 | [Terry Gross]

Fresh Air, Michael Pollan, Sean Altman, and Rob Tannenbaum, May 10, 2007

Journalist Michael Pollan and comedians Sean Altman and Rob Tannenbaum on this edition of Fresh Air. Michael Pollan's new book, The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals, follows industrial food, organic food, and food that consumers procure or hunt for themselves, from the source to the dinner plate. It also examines the importance of corn in all of our food products.
Regular Price:$0.95
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • $14.95/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Your Likes make Audible better!

'Likes' are shared on Facebook and Audible.com. We use your 'likes' to improve Audible.com for all our listeners.

You can turn off Audible.com sharing from your Account Details page.

OK

Publisher's Summary

Journalist Michael Pollan and comedians Sean Altman and Rob Tannenbaum on this edition of Fresh Air.

Michael Pollan's new book, The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals, follows industrial food, organic food, and food that consumers procure or hunt for themselves, from the source to the dinner plate. It also examines the importance of corn in all of our food products. Pollan is a Professor of Science and Environmental Journalism at University of California at Berkeley. His previous books include The Botany of Desire and A Place of My Own, and he's a frequent contributor to The New York Times Magazine.

Sean Altman and Rob Tannenbaum make up the comedy rock group, "What I Like About Jew." The group started out as a joke-y cabaret act that sold out New York venues like the Knitting Factory and Fez. Now they have a new CD called Unorthodox. Altman was a founder and former leader of the vocal group Rockappella. He is a member of the Loser's Lounge series in New York and a contributing producer/performer with Kol Zimra and Voices for Israel. Tannenbaum is music editor of Blender Magazine. His work appears in many other magazines, including Playboy. He also helped John Leguizamo write his Tony-nominated Broadway comedy, "Sexaholic." (Original Airdate: 4/11/2006) [Broadcast Date: May 10, 2007]

Then, hear The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals, and more by Michael Pollan.

Want more Fresh Air?

  • Get the latest issue.
  • Check out the complete archive.

    (P) and ©2007 WHYY-FM

  • What Members Say


    There are no listener reviews for this title yet.

      There are no listener reviews for this title yet.

    Report Inappropriate Content

    If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

    CANCEL

    Thank You

    Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.