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Thoughts beyond the podcast as I meet some of the most interesting people in the world of food and drink.

The Write Songs, a new series on RadioReverb about writing and music.

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The Write Songs

A little taste of The Write Songs, coming up soon on Radio Reverb

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Food Trucking USA

Food truck cuisine is just about the biggest thing in American food culture this summer, with foodies lining up for fresh grilled chicken sandwiches, tacos made to order or barbecued chicken and ribs in city parks.  Kennesaw State University Journalism professor, Josh Azriel braved the Atlanta heatwave to get into the kitchens at the city’s Food Truck Park. He spoke with three food truck owners taking full advantage of this new culinary craze in…

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Talking Atlanta.. with Kevin Gillespie

One of the joys of being a media academic is the opportunity to work with people all over the world who love to ask the deeper questions of life. Media academia is like journalism with a bigger dictionary, but the best academics (and journalists) are the ones who prod in a way that leaves the interviewee and the listener with something to chew on. Dr Josh Azriel, once a journalist, now Journalism and Citizen Media Director…

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48 hours in Toronto

48 hours in Toronto. It was just too rock’n’roll to miss. I was to present a paper on the ‘Making of Nigella’ a postmodern reading of the creation of gastroporn by the goddess herself  at the Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies’ academic conference at Ryerson University in downtown Toronto before flying home the very next day. Jetlag? Shmeltlag; I’d got my Melatonin tablets and was ready to face my…

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