Radiolab

Alpha Gal

34:02 | Oct 27th, 2016

12 recommendations

Tuck your napkin under your chin.  We’re about to serve up a tale of love, loss, and lamb chops.  For as long as she can remember, Amy Pearl has loved meat in all its glorious cuts and marbled flavors...Show More


Recommendations

ashleyanderson recommended:Aug 6th, 2019

Such a fun puzzle!

sarahni recommended:May 21st

Intriguing like a detective story.

jonstead recommended:May 23rd

I thought this episode was:

💯 A must listen
🤯 Unbeliveable

phocks recommended:May 24th

I actually really enjoyed this episode. I had heard about this kind of thing happening and it was interesting to hear the story of someone who had experienced it first hand. It was a little strange listening to it as I am vegan now but I just listened to it in the mindset of when I used to eat meat....Show More

I thought this episode was:

💛 Honest
💡 Educational
👍 Well-produced

rmmiller364 recommended:May 25th

I thought this episode was:

😲 Fascinating

isla recommended:Jun 1st

As someone who actually has this, I was fascinated to hear this backstory! My sister and I got the allergy around the same time (maybe even on the same day) during a visit to Missouri as children. Like Amy, no one believed us for *years* until the story made the news. It was so cool to hear the back...Show More

I thought this episode was:

💡 Educational

dannyJun 1st

@isla woah! I had never heard of it until this week.

epekilisJun 3rd

@isla Going on my To Listen list. My best friend is allergic to meat protein. She was from Communist Eastern Europe. She said they didn’t have a lot of choice other than pork hock, sausages or potatoes, so she kind of lived on potatoes for years.

epekilis recommended:Jun 6th

I will have to ask my friend who has a meat allergy if she was ever bitten by a tick. I know it did start very suddenly for her when she was about 14, but I have no idea if Serbia is a tick zone. I also find it disheartening the way people who report the condition to their doctor are told, “Nonsen...Show More

I thought this episode was:

💡 Educational

mm recommended:Jun 9th

Nature is so fascinating and honestly the worst. I'm glad Amy and the doctor both have such a great and hilarious outlook on life without meat.

I thought this episode was:

🥜 Nuts
😂 Funny
🕵️‍ Well-researched

iso_squared recommended:Jun 14th

I thought this episode was:

🥜 Nuts
🤯 Unbeliveable
🕵️‍ Well-researched
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