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The Pleasures of Disgust

September 21st, 2015

Episode 444 of 447 episodes

From bugs and rats to mold and mucus, everyone is disgusted by something. But why? And why are we also attracted to the things that disgust us? Nicola Twilley and Joshua Rothman join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss our complicated relationship with all things icky.

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