Episode 005: Bowel Movements and Poop -Based Coffee
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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