Episode 111: Halloween In Salem, Santa Claus’s Grave, & Vanishing Snow Crabs
Kathleen opens the show drinking a Yooper Ale from Michigan’s Upper Hand Brewery and reviews her weekend in Grand Rapids and Detroit, sampling delicious Founders beer in Grand Rapids and Detroit-style pizza from Buddy’s in Royal Oak.
QUEEN NEWS: Kathleen announces that Queen Dolly’s Imagination Library is expanding to California.
“GOOD BAD FOOD”: In her quest for delicious not-so-nutritious food AND in continuing her search for the best Ranch, Kathleen samples Andy Capp’s Ranch Fries, Friday’s Buffalo Ranch Wing & Dipping Sauce, and Great Lakes Potato Chip Co. Michigan Cherry BBQ potato chips.
UPDATES: Kathleen gives an update on Boris Becker’s prison yoga, an eco-mob throws mashed potatoes on a Monet, the Kroger-Albertson’s grocery merger is challenged by senators, McDonald’s sold-out Adult Happy Meal toys sell for thousands of dollars, and Netflix changes their pricing model (again.)
“HOLY SHIT THEY FOUND IT”: Kathleen is amazed to read about the discovery of 18th-century coins under a floor being renovated in the UK, and a WWII “Ghost Boat” emerges in California’s drought-ridden Lake Shasta.
FRONT PAGE PUB NEWS: Kathleen shares articles about McDonald’s adding Krispy Kreme doughnuts to their menus, Elon Musk changes his staffing plans for Twitter, new Tiger Queen Mimi Erotic runs from the law, the grave of Father Christmas was found under a church in Turkey, describes the Halloween atmosphere in Salem Massachusetts, a woman has 23 forgotten contact lenses removed from her eyes, United Airlines announces that it wants to fly electric planes by the end of 2023, and Alaskan snow crab season is canceled after crab population drops.
WHAT TO WATCH THIS WEEK: Kathleen recommends watching “The Watcher” on Netflix.