Parcast Classic: Tarrare Pt. 1


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Due to the unfortunate spread of COVID-19, Parcast has decided to halt recording for the time-being. This is a precautionary measure taken to ensure the safety of our hosts and staff. In the meantime, we're excited to share one of our classic episodes that we know you'll enjoy!

In the 1700s, he was known as the “hungriest man in history.” Among other things, he could eat his way through corks, stones, live animals, and an entire basketful of apples one after the other. Was Tarrare meant to be a competitive eater, or was he the victim of a strange disorder?

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