Burnt Toast

Calvin Trillin's Thanksgiving Campaign: Spaghetti Carbonara Day

Episode Summary

In honor of Trillin's campaign to change the national Thanksgiving dish from turkey to spaghetti carbonara, we ask him to read his 1981 essay. Listen to him tell the tale of the very first Thanksgiving dinner, and then maybe start a campaign of your own. Happy Thanksgiving, turkeys. This episode is brought to you by Texture. The app that gives you an all access pass to the world's best magazines, right on your phone or tablet. Try Texture for free when you go to texture.com/TOAST. And by The Message, a new podcast from GE Podcast Theater.

Episode Notes

In honor of Trillin's campaign to change the national Thanksgiving dish from turkey to spaghetti carbonara, we ask him to read his 1981 essay. Listen to him tell the tale of the very first Thanksgiving dinner, and then maybe start a campaign of your own. Happy Thanksgiving, turkeys. This episode is brought to you by Texture. The app that gives you an all access pass to the world's best magazines, right on your phone or tablet. Try Texture for free when you go to texture.com/TOAST. And by The Message, a new podcast from GE Podcast Theater.