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The MeatEater Podcast

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The MeatEater Podcast

The MeatEater Podcast

MeatEater

791
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9.7K
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Building on the belief that a deeper understanding of the natural world enriches all of our lives, host Steven Rinella brings a deep and relevant look at all outdoor topics including hunting, fishing, nature, conservation and wild foods. Filled with humor, irreverence and things that will surprise the hell out of you, each episode welcomes a diverse group of guests who add their own expertise on the vast world of the outdoors.Part of MeatEater, Inc.

Latest Episodes

Ep. 239: Kale Does Not Love You Back

Steven Rinella talks with Dr. Paul Saladino, Corinne Schneider, and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: getting buzzed on liver; Jani's wife's placenta made into pills; the unique nutrients in animals not found in plants; strolling around graveyards; why we were told red meat and animal fat were bad for us; tallow and lard; spurious correlations; how creatine makes vegans and vegetarians smarter; self-care is not selfish; pooping every day; plant toxicity as part of a plant's strategy to not get eaten; Paul takes deep breaths and Steve chugs coffee; how Paul thinks that plants mess you up real bad; how vegans and vegetarians eat meat when they’re drunk; and more. Connect with SteveandMeatEater Steve on Instagramand Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, andYoutube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

128 min3 d ago
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Ep. 239: Kale Does Not Love You Back

Ep. 238: The Star of the Redneck Riviera

Steven Rinella talks with Oliver Ngy, Miles Nolte, Joe Cermele, Kevin Harlander, Corinne Schneider, and Ryan Callaghan. Topics discussed:engineering ideas for glass bottom drift boats; hitting a hornet's nest with a fish and then getting attacked by that hornet; night panther popsicles; how Cal protects sausage from his hand hairs with latex gloves; Jon Gary and the star Starcraft of Das Boat, Season 2: Dos Boat; how Steve learned a lot about surf casting from Joe Cermele's book; explaining what a passive feeder is; how harness rigging a chipmunk as bait just does not fly today; how musky should be rebranded back to muskellunge; the beauty of trying something new and FOMO holding you back from experimenting; cast counting; Oliver Ngy's uber polished cast and figure 8s; what social media and the internet have done to fishing; conservation as conservation vs. when economics and recreation impact conservation management; when fish fall from the sky and hit your car; the time when Kevin blanked on a hole; Miles educating about big mouth buffalo; and more. Connect with SteveandMeatEater Steve on Instagramand Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, andYoutube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

139 min1 w ago
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Ep. 238: The Star of the Redneck Riviera

Ep. 237: A Face No Longer Attached

Steven Rinella talks with Ben O'Brien, Spencer Neuharth, Ryan Callaghan, and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: how Cal's got turned down for a Victoria Secret's pink credit card; Steve's very special method of making sucker cakes out of the fish that his kid keeps bringing home; Spencer's Bar Room Banter series and the Zone of Death; the remotest place in the lower-48; the most Instagrammed outdoor places on earth; Ben's coverage of an insane bear attack story and a face no longer attached to the skull; saving your dad with a pistol; when you kill a charging grizzly; choking on your own flesh but remaining very with it; loving the gore of plastic surgery; that time when Steve's brother talked to a guy in the woods who got mauled by a grizzly later that day; the jaw-spread eye-zap trick; and more. Connect with SteveandMeatEater Steve on Instagramand Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, andYoutube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

124 min2 w ago
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Ep. 237: A Face No Longer Attached

Ep. 236: Crawling Back from the Dead with Michael Punke

Steven Rinella talks with Michael Punke and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: Expressing dissatisfaction with "The Revenant" movie;the Madison buffalo jump looking like it did 200 years ago;dressing up in an 1876 cavalry uniform;the challenge of giving someone else’s perspective; maiming corpses after the Fetterman Fight;carving an arrowhead out of Jim Bridger's shoulder;mountain man Hugh Glass and whether or not he blew himself up by touching a spark to a powder keg;watching an oxen turn into a bullion cube;history being so great that you don't need to make up stuff to tell a good story;how it’s so wrong to substitute high plains for rain forest;the George Bird Grinnell story as the birth of the American conservation movement;the ethic of self restraint;and more. Connect with SteveandMeatEater Steve on Instagramand Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, andYoutube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

125 min3 w ago
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Ep. 236: Crawling Back from the Dead with Michael Punke

Ep. 235: Sex, Guns, and Bluegrass with Dave Simonett

Steven Rinella talks with Dave Simonett of Trampled By Turtles, Ryan Callaghan, Maggie Smith, Sam Lungren, Phil Taylor, and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: An elderly woman’s plea to American men: carry heavy shit and buy a tool kit; hound dog training with live vs. dead raccoons; Dave's first fly fishing experience with the MeatEater crew; Steve is forced to reckon with a stand-up paddleboard; the proper way to grill trout in a campground; Dave’s adult onset pheasant hunting; unleashing the word “poverty”; does bluegrass have too many notes?; art and creation as something not to be defined and categorized; needing nature to write music and songs growing out of the dirt;the intersection between the music world and the hunting world; Steve's ladder rule on trapping, hunting, and fishing; Dave doing his online gun safety course in the green room;imposing your will on your garden; and more. Connect with SteveandMeatEater Steve on Instagramand Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebo...

108 minAUG 24
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Ep. 235: Sex, Guns, and Bluegrass with Dave Simonett

Ep. 234: Deep Drop Boyz

Steven Rinella talks with Miles Nolte, Joe Cermele, Rick Smith, Corinne Schneider, and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: Jani's school report on Hobo the linx; how Joe moved across the river for the tax break; the name origin of MeatEater’s new fishing podcast, Bent;Covid hair like Kenny Loggins; the Ghostbusters theme song sound effects; how the super zoom fluke lure has vastly improved Jani's fishing abilities; how the production of strawberries inspire deep passions; a perfect degree of lustiness;Rick’s as an absolutely terrible angler;the logo Steve wants to commission for Rick;primordial muck;glow in the dark this and that;deep dropping with a bespoke reel;disagreements about what the pinnacle of fishing is; sea cucumbers as the gateway to sea diving:and more. Connect with SteveandMeatEater Steve on Instagramand Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, andYoutube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

104 minAUG 17
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Ep. 234: Deep Drop Boyz

Ep. 233: Tom Brokaw: From South Dakota to the World

Steven Rinella talks with Tom Brokaw, Spencer Neuharth, Corinne Schneider, andJanis Putelis. Topic discussed; Always looking over the horizon; growing up in "Igloo," South Dakota; Steve's hot tip for armageddon preppers: don't set up next to other armageddon preppers; the virtues of being a jack of all trades and having a can-do mentality; when home is a hotel for Red Brokaw; young Tom's rock collection; the OG paddlefish; being done with guns; pheasant hunting as a religion in South Dakota; how fishing near Saddam's palace will get you blasted; chislic, tiger meat, and kuchen; the journalist's job, Main Street, and what it feels like to cover the world's biggest stories; turning down the offer to be Nixon's press secretary; the competitive relationship between Tom, Dan Rather, and Peter Jennings; not letting public adulation grow toxic; how Tom doesn't like to call himself a writer; the need to talk about what needs to be corrected; how beards have taken over America; and more. Con...

108 minAUG 10
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Ep. 233: Tom Brokaw: From South Dakota to the World

Ep. 232: How You Get to be a Big 'Ol Bear, Plus an Interview with Don Trump Jr.

Steven Rinella talks with Clay Newcomb, Rick Smith, Seth Morris, Janis Putelis, and Donald Trump Jr. Topics discussed: Federal blaze orange laws; blood trailing dogs as an ethical tool for recovery; all the songs written about Jani and skiing; fish rigor and how AK's Fish and Game has it dialed; Steve and Seth's new TV special, Deep Drop Boyz; how cave art puts a smile on Rick's face; the definition of a therianthrope; elk esophogi replacing radiator hoses; a hatchling in a car part crossing state lines; theories of where brass tacks comes from and how Steve's ideas are invalid according to Wikipedia; Rick's conflict between filming bears and filming bear hunts for the MeatEater TV show; a new slogan: don't eat bacon, hunt black bear; the interesting story of the unsuccessful hunt; The Eagle's spotting abilities and far away calls; a willow-choked hellhole; a hot tip off on being wary of the person who wants to do too much stuff in too little time; and Steve talks to Don Trump Jr. a...

155 minAUG 4
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Ep. 232: How You Get to be a Big 'Ol Bear, Plus an Interview with Don Trump Jr.

Ep. 231: The Pied Piper of Duck Hunters

Steven Rinella talks with Ramsey Russell, Hanzi Deschermeier, Corinne Schneider, and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: How Jani is so not a trapper that he reminds himself to check traps by writing "coon" on his hand; Frito pie with mountain lion; Corinne and strawberries; breaking down what it means to flesh something out; the A.S.S. movement, the tissue issue, and how surface shitters are like meth heads; ocellated turkey stories and how badly Steve wants to hunt one; Ramsey on a life of collecting experiences; Get Ducks dot com being a sweet URL; booking as a shoddy industry?; incredible duck hunting in Azerbaijan and how the area where Ramsey hunts reminds him of the Mississippi Delta; the clean game and quiet pride; which countries are doing a solid job at conservation of the species?; Ramsey's favorite recipes for cooking duck; Steve's out-of-control horseradish and how Jani's garden got up and moved; Hanzi's rule on what not to do when cooking diver ducks; mouth calling; and m...

135 minJUL 27
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Ep. 231: The Pied Piper of Duck Hunters

Ep. 230: A Difficult Conversation

Steven Rinella talks with Rue Mapp and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: A solid two-syllable, navigational name; when your cowboy dad hangs pigs in your garage and you don't want kids on the school bus to see; how parades mean different things to different people; Outdoor Afro re-connecting black Americans to the outdoors; upping your nature swagger; unpacking statistics; how black children drown at five times the rate of white children in the US; Harriet Tubman as a wilderness leader; losing sight of the sociological factors that have lead people to be where they are; the great migration; how the outdoors and nature has not always been regarded as a safe place for black people; Emmet Till; how being on the other side of too much intrigue just isn't welcome; in cases of racism, rarely do you ever get the proof and rarely do you need it; gauging the age of an airplane by whether or not its bathroom has an ashtray; how looking at communities as needing to be saved isn’t the right way...

104 minJUL 20
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Ep. 230: A Difficult Conversation

Latest Episodes

Ep. 239: Kale Does Not Love You Back

Steven Rinella talks with Dr. Paul Saladino, Corinne Schneider, and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: getting buzzed on liver; Jani's wife's placenta made into pills; the unique nutrients in animals not found in plants; strolling around graveyards; why we were told red meat and animal fat were bad for us; tallow and lard; spurious correlations; how creatine makes vegans and vegetarians smarter; self-care is not selfish; pooping every day; plant toxicity as part of a plant's strategy to not get eaten; Paul takes deep breaths and Steve chugs coffee; how Paul thinks that plants mess you up real bad; how vegans and vegetarians eat meat when they’re drunk; and more. Connect with SteveandMeatEater Steve on Instagramand Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, andYoutube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

128 min3 d ago
Comments
Ep. 239: Kale Does Not Love You Back

Ep. 238: The Star of the Redneck Riviera

Steven Rinella talks with Oliver Ngy, Miles Nolte, Joe Cermele, Kevin Harlander, Corinne Schneider, and Ryan Callaghan. Topics discussed:engineering ideas for glass bottom drift boats; hitting a hornet's nest with a fish and then getting attacked by that hornet; night panther popsicles; how Cal protects sausage from his hand hairs with latex gloves; Jon Gary and the star Starcraft of Das Boat, Season 2: Dos Boat; how Steve learned a lot about surf casting from Joe Cermele's book; explaining what a passive feeder is; how harness rigging a chipmunk as bait just does not fly today; how musky should be rebranded back to muskellunge; the beauty of trying something new and FOMO holding you back from experimenting; cast counting; Oliver Ngy's uber polished cast and figure 8s; what social media and the internet have done to fishing; conservation as conservation vs. when economics and recreation impact conservation management; when fish fall from the sky and hit your car; the time when Kevin blanked on a hole; Miles educating about big mouth buffalo; and more. Connect with SteveandMeatEater Steve on Instagramand Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, andYoutube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

139 min1 w ago
Comments
Ep. 238: The Star of the Redneck Riviera

Ep. 237: A Face No Longer Attached

Steven Rinella talks with Ben O'Brien, Spencer Neuharth, Ryan Callaghan, and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: how Cal's got turned down for a Victoria Secret's pink credit card; Steve's very special method of making sucker cakes out of the fish that his kid keeps bringing home; Spencer's Bar Room Banter series and the Zone of Death; the remotest place in the lower-48; the most Instagrammed outdoor places on earth; Ben's coverage of an insane bear attack story and a face no longer attached to the skull; saving your dad with a pistol; when you kill a charging grizzly; choking on your own flesh but remaining very with it; loving the gore of plastic surgery; that time when Steve's brother talked to a guy in the woods who got mauled by a grizzly later that day; the jaw-spread eye-zap trick; and more. Connect with SteveandMeatEater Steve on Instagramand Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, andYoutube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

124 min2 w ago
Comments
Ep. 237: A Face No Longer Attached

Ep. 236: Crawling Back from the Dead with Michael Punke

Steven Rinella talks with Michael Punke and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: Expressing dissatisfaction with "The Revenant" movie;the Madison buffalo jump looking like it did 200 years ago;dressing up in an 1876 cavalry uniform;the challenge of giving someone else’s perspective; maiming corpses after the Fetterman Fight;carving an arrowhead out of Jim Bridger's shoulder;mountain man Hugh Glass and whether or not he blew himself up by touching a spark to a powder keg;watching an oxen turn into a bullion cube;history being so great that you don't need to make up stuff to tell a good story;how it’s so wrong to substitute high plains for rain forest;the George Bird Grinnell story as the birth of the American conservation movement;the ethic of self restraint;and more. Connect with SteveandMeatEater Steve on Instagramand Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, andYoutube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

125 min3 w ago
Comments
Ep. 236: Crawling Back from the Dead with Michael Punke

Ep. 235: Sex, Guns, and Bluegrass with Dave Simonett

Steven Rinella talks with Dave Simonett of Trampled By Turtles, Ryan Callaghan, Maggie Smith, Sam Lungren, Phil Taylor, and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: An elderly woman’s plea to American men: carry heavy shit and buy a tool kit; hound dog training with live vs. dead raccoons; Dave's first fly fishing experience with the MeatEater crew; Steve is forced to reckon with a stand-up paddleboard; the proper way to grill trout in a campground; Dave’s adult onset pheasant hunting; unleashing the word “poverty”; does bluegrass have too many notes?; art and creation as something not to be defined and categorized; needing nature to write music and songs growing out of the dirt;the intersection between the music world and the hunting world; Steve's ladder rule on trapping, hunting, and fishing; Dave doing his online gun safety course in the green room;imposing your will on your garden; and more. Connect with SteveandMeatEater Steve on Instagramand Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebo...

108 minAUG 24
Comments
Ep. 235: Sex, Guns, and Bluegrass with Dave Simonett

Ep. 234: Deep Drop Boyz

Steven Rinella talks with Miles Nolte, Joe Cermele, Rick Smith, Corinne Schneider, and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: Jani's school report on Hobo the linx; how Joe moved across the river for the tax break; the name origin of MeatEater’s new fishing podcast, Bent;Covid hair like Kenny Loggins; the Ghostbusters theme song sound effects; how the super zoom fluke lure has vastly improved Jani's fishing abilities; how the production of strawberries inspire deep passions; a perfect degree of lustiness;Rick’s as an absolutely terrible angler;the logo Steve wants to commission for Rick;primordial muck;glow in the dark this and that;deep dropping with a bespoke reel;disagreements about what the pinnacle of fishing is; sea cucumbers as the gateway to sea diving:and more. Connect with SteveandMeatEater Steve on Instagramand Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, andYoutube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

104 minAUG 17
Comments
Ep. 234: Deep Drop Boyz

Ep. 233: Tom Brokaw: From South Dakota to the World

Steven Rinella talks with Tom Brokaw, Spencer Neuharth, Corinne Schneider, andJanis Putelis. Topic discussed; Always looking over the horizon; growing up in "Igloo," South Dakota; Steve's hot tip for armageddon preppers: don't set up next to other armageddon preppers; the virtues of being a jack of all trades and having a can-do mentality; when home is a hotel for Red Brokaw; young Tom's rock collection; the OG paddlefish; being done with guns; pheasant hunting as a religion in South Dakota; how fishing near Saddam's palace will get you blasted; chislic, tiger meat, and kuchen; the journalist's job, Main Street, and what it feels like to cover the world's biggest stories; turning down the offer to be Nixon's press secretary; the competitive relationship between Tom, Dan Rather, and Peter Jennings; not letting public adulation grow toxic; how Tom doesn't like to call himself a writer; the need to talk about what needs to be corrected; how beards have taken over America; and more. Con...

108 minAUG 10
Comments
Ep. 233: Tom Brokaw: From South Dakota to the World

Ep. 232: How You Get to be a Big 'Ol Bear, Plus an Interview with Don Trump Jr.

Steven Rinella talks with Clay Newcomb, Rick Smith, Seth Morris, Janis Putelis, and Donald Trump Jr. Topics discussed: Federal blaze orange laws; blood trailing dogs as an ethical tool for recovery; all the songs written about Jani and skiing; fish rigor and how AK's Fish and Game has it dialed; Steve and Seth's new TV special, Deep Drop Boyz; how cave art puts a smile on Rick's face; the definition of a therianthrope; elk esophogi replacing radiator hoses; a hatchling in a car part crossing state lines; theories of where brass tacks comes from and how Steve's ideas are invalid according to Wikipedia; Rick's conflict between filming bears and filming bear hunts for the MeatEater TV show; a new slogan: don't eat bacon, hunt black bear; the interesting story of the unsuccessful hunt; The Eagle's spotting abilities and far away calls; a willow-choked hellhole; a hot tip off on being wary of the person who wants to do too much stuff in too little time; and Steve talks to Don Trump Jr. a...

155 minAUG 4
Comments
Ep. 232: How You Get to be a Big 'Ol Bear, Plus an Interview with Don Trump Jr.

Ep. 231: The Pied Piper of Duck Hunters

Steven Rinella talks with Ramsey Russell, Hanzi Deschermeier, Corinne Schneider, and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: How Jani is so not a trapper that he reminds himself to check traps by writing "coon" on his hand; Frito pie with mountain lion; Corinne and strawberries; breaking down what it means to flesh something out; the A.S.S. movement, the tissue issue, and how surface shitters are like meth heads; ocellated turkey stories and how badly Steve wants to hunt one; Ramsey on a life of collecting experiences; Get Ducks dot com being a sweet URL; booking as a shoddy industry?; incredible duck hunting in Azerbaijan and how the area where Ramsey hunts reminds him of the Mississippi Delta; the clean game and quiet pride; which countries are doing a solid job at conservation of the species?; Ramsey's favorite recipes for cooking duck; Steve's out-of-control horseradish and how Jani's garden got up and moved; Hanzi's rule on what not to do when cooking diver ducks; mouth calling; and m...

135 minJUL 27
Comments
Ep. 231: The Pied Piper of Duck Hunters

Ep. 230: A Difficult Conversation

Steven Rinella talks with Rue Mapp and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: A solid two-syllable, navigational name; when your cowboy dad hangs pigs in your garage and you don't want kids on the school bus to see; how parades mean different things to different people; Outdoor Afro re-connecting black Americans to the outdoors; upping your nature swagger; unpacking statistics; how black children drown at five times the rate of white children in the US; Harriet Tubman as a wilderness leader; losing sight of the sociological factors that have lead people to be where they are; the great migration; how the outdoors and nature has not always been regarded as a safe place for black people; Emmet Till; how being on the other side of too much intrigue just isn't welcome; in cases of racism, rarely do you ever get the proof and rarely do you need it; gauging the age of an airplane by whether or not its bathroom has an ashtray; how looking at communities as needing to be saved isn’t the right way...

104 minJUL 20
Comments
Ep. 230: A Difficult Conversation
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