252: Poultry Slam 2003

252: Poultry Slam 2003

Nov 28, 2003
During the period of the year with the highest turkey consumption, we bring you an annual This American Life tradition: Stories of turkeys, chickens, geese, ducks, fowl of all kinds, real and imagined, and their mysterious hold over us.
  • Ira accompanies photographer Tamara Staples as she attempts to photograph chickens in the style of high fashion photography. The chickens are not very cooperative. Her photos have been collected in a book, Fairest Fowl: Portraits of Championship Chickens. (15 minutes) Animals

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