This week Dave and Steel are joined by their old friends Spencer and Jordan. Together, they discuss the best meals they’ve ever had, some graffiti Steel recently spotted in a men’s room, some of the best tunes they’ve heard recently, and Spencer shares some wisdom from Fyodor Dostoevsky.
The idea for this segment came from Stephen L. Peck‘s book A Short Stay in Hell, which Dave recently read and enjoyed. The premise for the story is partially based on Jorge Luis Borges’ famous short story “The Library of Babel”
Aglio Olio e Peperoncino Recipe
Amounts are very approximate and not that important – you really should experiment a little, it’s a sign of culinary maturity and confidence — Spencer
- Spaghetti pasta – 1 lb
- Fresh garlic – 3 cloves
- Extra virgin olive oil – 1/3-1/2 cup
- Red pepper flakes – to taste
- Parmesan cheese – to taste
Start water boiling in a pot. There should be enough water to completely submerge the spaghetti. Add a generous amount of salt to the water. When the water comes to a boil, add the pasta and cook until it has reached the desired consistency.
In the meantime, add the olive oil to a pan over low-medium heat. Crush the garlic and sauté with pepper flakes.
Combine the pasta and the oil/garlic/pepper flakes and toss. Serve with grated parmesan.
Men’s Room Graffiti
Check out the Men’s Room Graffiti Tumblr, where you can find a couple of images of the piece of graffiti which inspired our conversation.
Timber Timbre: Demon Host
Shovels & Rope: Lay Low
Mikal Cronin: Made My Mind Up
Flume & Chet Faker: Drop the Game