THE DESK is a series of impromptu podcasts that highlight breaking news and pressing issues.
This episode highlights the baggage surrounding a new drink that was going to be offered at a local D.C. restaurant called the “Pill Cosby”: a pomegranate infused beverage adorned with fake pill capsules on top as a garnish. What does this say about the difference between a well poised idea and a tasteless joke? What does this say about food culture and the novelization, and marginalization, of serious issues for the sake of being “clever”?
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Produced by The OLM Creative Factory
Edited by Mike Phillipz