Episode 34 – Haunted by the K-Cup

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! On this week’s episode, Elise tells the story of the regretful inventor of Keurig and the single-use pod coffee phenomenon. Other topics include the overwhelming news of the last few weeks, drinking 30 to 40 cups of coffee a day, andContinue reading “Episode 34 – Haunted by the K-Cup”

Episode 33 – Plastic Bottle Vanilla and CVS Receipts

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! File this episode under things you never thought about but that will now haunt you… sorry! This week we’re talking about the darker side of two things you’ve probably encountered this week: vanilla flavoring and customer receipts. Elise takes us throughContinue reading “Episode 33 – Plastic Bottle Vanilla and CVS Receipts”

Episode 32 – Got Milk?

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! What’s up with America’s obsession with cow’s milk? This week, Olivia tells the story of the famous “Got Milk?” campaign that brought deprivation marketing and milk mustaches to a generation of young dairy consumers. Then Elise takes us through the meteoricContinue reading “Episode 32 – Got Milk?”

Episode 31 – Indigenous-led Movements – Allyship and Activism to Stop Line 3

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! This week we’re talking about ego, allyship, and debriefing Olivia’s time at the Treaty People Gathering on White Earth Reservation in northern Minnesota. The gathering was organized as part of the Indigenous-led effort to stop Enbridge’s Line 3 tar sands pipeline.Continue reading “Episode 31 – Indigenous-led Movements – Allyship and Activism to Stop Line 3”

Episode 30 – No Facts, No Information, Just Vibes: Cotton and Microfiber

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! This week, we’re taking a closer look at the natural and synthetic materials you’re probably wearing right now. How did cotton become the “fabric of our lives”? Elise explains the reasoning behind advertising a material rather than a brand, and tellsContinue reading “Episode 30 – No Facts, No Information, Just Vibes: Cotton and Microfiber”

Down The Rabbit Hole Minisode 3: Treaty People Gathering and Line 3

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! Down the Rabbit Hole is our miniseries dedicated to the deep dives, side trails, and themes that don’t quite fit into our normal episodes. This weekend Olivia is heading out to the Treaty People Gathering along the Line 3 pipeline routeContinue reading “Down The Rabbit Hole Minisode 3: Treaty People Gathering and Line 3”

Episode 29 – Colonizing the Ocean and Mars?

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! What if humans colonized the oceans? What if Elon Musk’s dream of a Mars colony came true? This week we’re looking at the human desire to solve all our problems elsewhere, rather than where we already are. Olivia takes us throughContinue reading “Episode 29 – Colonizing the Ocean and Mars?”

Episode 28 – Lawn Culture and Mushroom Scams

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! Why are Americans so horny for grass? What happens when you get on a scammer’s bad side? This week we’re taking a closer look at how the lawn care industry of today ties back to colonization, war, and (you guessed it)Continue reading “Episode 28 – Lawn Culture and Mushroom Scams”

Episode 27 – Why is Chevron So Obsessed With Steven Donziger?

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! A story with so many cartoon villains we don’t know where to start! Steven Donziger is an environmental lawyer best known as the lead attorney on a landmark case for the people of the Ecuadorian Amazon versus Texaco (now Chevron) afterContinue reading “Episode 27 – Why is Chevron So Obsessed With Steven Donziger?”

Down The Rabbit Hole Minisode 2: The Impact of Streaming

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! Down the Rabbit Hole is our new miniseries dedicated to the deep dives, side trails, and themes that don’t quite fit into our normal episodes. This week we’re following up on our music episode to examine the environmental impact of streaming.Continue reading “Down The Rabbit Hole Minisode 2: The Impact of Streaming”