Wedding Squatters, Nazi Loot, & Ranch Potatoes
Kathleen opens the show drinking a Mexican Lager from Lo-Fi Brewing in Charleston, SC. She then tells a story of her dad accidentally befriending the murder-for-hire realtor in the Ozarks when their Yorkies liked each other. Kathleen then discusses her betting strategy for the Kentucky Derby and gives the history of her love of sports betting when her Dad started taking her to the horse track at a young age.
UPDATE ON KATHLEEN’S QUEEN’S COURT: In an update on her Queens, Kathleen updates her Termites that Stevie Nicks is now fully vaccinated. Cher is back on Twitter after taking a short break, Tanya has announced new tour dates, including the Pilgrimage Music Festival where Kathleen has discovered “sad angel” Natalie Madigan on the poster. Rounding out the court, Queen Dolly has announced that she’s having an auction in Sevierville, TN on May 8th to benefit her Imagination Library.
“GOOD BAD FOOD”: In her quest for new and delicious not-so-nutritious junk food AND in continuing her search for the best Ranch, Kathleen samples
Cholula Caliente Wing Sauce, Kraft BuffaRanch dip (which she LOVES), and tops off the tasting describing Blowfish Hangover Cure to listeners, which she has yet to use but welcomes feedback from anyone who has benefitted from it.
JERRY FALWELL JR.’s “REAL LIBERTY GRADUATION”: Kathleen laughs out loud reading the latest in the Jerry Falwell Jr. saga. In social media posts, Fallwell appeared to have consumed too much “black water” and invited Liberty University students to the “real Liberty graduation” at his own home.
TOURISTIC SPANISH CITY ACCEPTS CRYPTO PAYMENTS: In continuing with her love of the cryptocurrency movement, Kathleen is thrilled to read an article announcing that two primary hotels in Sevilla, Spain will begin accepting room reservations backed with digital currency.
NEW EVIDENCE IN MH370 CRASH: As a follow-up to numerous Pubcasts regarding missing Malaysian Flight 370, Kathleen provides yet another update for all of those as obsessed with that plane crash as she is.
ART FORGERY IN NYC: Kathleen describes the premise of the Netflix documentary “Made You Look,” about the most successful forgery scam ever brought off in the high-end art world. In 1995, the Knoedler Gallery, the oldest art gallery in New York purchased an unknown canvas by Mark Rothko. The documentary continues through the deceitful actions of the gallery’s director Ann Freedman, and her apparent relationship with the forgery associates as she defrauds numerous affluent art collectors while maintaining her innocence.
JEFF BESOS’ WANTS TO SEND US TO SPACE: Kathleen tells her Termites about the latest venture from billionaire Jeff Besos. The Amazon founder has created Blue Origin, his venture into space tourism which will compete with Elon Musk’s SpaceX.
WEDDING SQUATTERS: Kathleen laughs out loud reading an article about a Florida couple who loved IHOP franchise heir Nathan Finkel’s mansion so much, they asked if they could use it for their wedding and he declined their request. Since the home was for sale, they believed that Finkel wouldn’t be in residence and they sent the invites out telling friends and fam to come to their “dream home.” Kathleen provides her own commentary in reading further that the millionaire was actually home the morning of the event and the antics that ensued when the wedding attendees began to show up.
HITLER GOLD HIDDEN UNDER A POLISH BROTHEL: Kathleen is thrilled to share an article announcing that treasure hunters are planning to dig up what they say could be 48 crates of Nazi gold worth nearly half a billion pounds at a palace used by Hitler’s SS as a brothel. The dig is hoped to uncover 10 tons of gold and other valuables under the 18th-century palace in the village of Minkowski in southern Poland.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF BAKED POTATOES: In the biggest announcement of this week’s Pubcast, Kathleen is thrilled to read to her Termites the findings of a recent study on the health benefits of baked potatoes. In a generous turn of medical opinion, baking potatoes actually increases their nutritional value over frying them as long as you manage the toppings added.
WHAT TO WATCH THIS WEEK: Kathleen recommends watching “Made You Look” on Netflix.