Episode 005: Bowel Movements and Poop -Based Coffee

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In today’s episode of Smörgåsbord, Angel and Mik talk about poop. Edible poop. Specifically civet coffee. What is civet coffee? Does it really involve poop? How many poop puns will Angel and Mik make this episode? And most importantly, is civet coffee ever really good? 

00:00 Opening Song

00:43 Show introduction

02:30 Mik discovers a new job

03:00 What is coffee?

08:50 The process of making coffee

10:40 Coffee consumption in the world

12:20 The different kinds of coffee

20:45 The good and the bad health effects of coffee

31:11 The history of civet coffee

38:30 Is it good?

40:20 What’s in your palette?


Resources from today’s episode:

What Is Coffee – Coffee Facts, Statistics And Effects Of Coffee On Health” by Dorian Bodnariuc

What Is Coffee? A Basic Explanation From Seed to Cup” by A. Weiss

13 Health Benefits of Coffee, Based on Science” by Kris Gunnars

Why Does Coffee Make You Poop?” by Anna Almendrala

Why Does Coffee Make You Poop?” by Ryan Raman

Here’s why coffee makes you poop” by Rachel Feltman

Kopi Luwak” by Wikipedia

What Kopi Luwak is and why you should avoid it.” by Chris Kolbu

REVEALED: how kopi luwak was found” by AsiaSentinel

History of Kopi Luwak Coffee” by Kopiluwak Direct

The Disturbing Secret Behind the World’s Most Expensive Coffee” by Rachel Bale

It's time to put down the civet-poop coffee” by Patrick Winn

Civet coffee: why it's time to cut the crap” by Tony Wild

30 Interesting African Civet Facts That You May Not Know” by Linda Crampton

About the show

Welcome to Smörgåsbord! A show where we explore the rituals, myths and all things strange about the world of food. Join the neverending silliness of hosts Angel and Mik as they discover strange rituals like bread and wine turning to the body and blood of a God, or holding carp as pets in bathtubs during Christmas.


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