Throwing the First Pitch, The Wienermobile Returns, & Taylor and The Tight End
Kathleen opens the show drinking a CarmelCrisp Caramel Popcorn Ale from Revolution Brewing. She reviews her weekend in Eau Claire and Madison WI, and Chicago, enjoying cheese curds and bratwurst bloody mary’s with her cousins between sold-out shows. She was absolutely thrilled to have the opportunity to throw out the first pitch at the Chicago Cubs’ game against the Rockies, and lead the crowd singing the 7th Inning Stretch at Wrigley Field.
QUEEN NEWS: Kathleen reports that Queen Taylor Swift fueled rumors that she’s dating Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce when she attended his home game last weekend, and she ALSO mobilized 35,000 new young people to register to vote in a single Instagram post. Queen Stevie Nicks has announced initial dates on her 2024 North American tour.
UPDATES: Kathleen gives updates on FTX’s lawsuit against Sam Bankman-Fried’s parents, and the MGM hackers are revealed to be US-based teenagers.
“HOLY SHIT THEY FOUND IT”: Kathleen is amazed to read about the discovery of the world’s oldest time capsule in a Polish church, and a Norwegian man encounters the “gold find of the century” with his new metal detector.
FRONT PAGE PUB NEWS: Kathleen shares articles on Katy Perry’s sale of her entire catalogue to Litmus Music for $225M, tragedy strikes at the Bellagio during F1 construction, the first-ever Bob Ross “Joy of Painting” work sells for $9.8M, Joann Fabrics could enter bankruptcy, Rite Aid plans to close hundreds of stores, there’s an Airbnb apocalypse occurring in NYC, Amtrak is poised to lose monopoly as Brightline’s bullet train readies in Florida, a rare Depression-era $10K bill sells at auction, and Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter take a break from hospice to attend a Peanut Festival parade.
WHAT TO WATCH THIS WEEK: Kathleen recommends watching (and rating) her new stand-up Special “Hunting Bigfoot” on Prime Video.