Madigan’s Pubcast

Hosted ByKathleen Madigan

Comedian Kathleen Madigan opens her Pub every week to talk about everything and anything fun in her world. Light bar conversations ranging from her parents to unsolved mysteries, sports to chimpanzee documentaries.

Episode 173: March Madness Begins, Bitcoin Drama & New Rules For Everest

INTRO (1:07): Kathleen opens the show drinking a Goat Ranch Lager from Big Lug Canteen in Indianapolis, and a Hotel Tango Vodka Bloody Mary. She reviews her weekend of sold-out shows in Dayton and Indianapolis, eating shrimp cocktails at St. Elmo Steakhouse which is one of her favorite restaurants in the country.

COURT NEWS (13:28): Kathleen shares news on Dolly’s new Lodge cast iron cookware line, Jelly Roll has numerous 2024 CMT nominations, Taylor Swift is enjoying a vacation with boyfriend Travis Kelce, and Stevie Nicks has announced a Summer 2024 European tour.

“GOOD BAD FOOD”(1:16): Kathleen samples Tony Packo’s Pickles & Peppers, South Bend Chocolate Company’s Irish Chocolate Crunch Popcorn, and Broad Ripple Chip Company’s Sweet & Spicy chips.

UPDATES (16:57): Kathleen shares updates on Billy McFarland’s Fyre. Festival 2.0, and the Iceland volcano erupts again.

“HOLY SHIT THEY FOUND IT” (27:15): Kathleen is amazed to read about the discovery of a gold ring with the mark of Christ lost 500 years ago, and a family found a centuries-old Japanese piece of art stolen during WWII.

FRONT PAGE PUB NEWS (31:30): Kathleen shares articles debunking Craig Wright’s claims that he invented Bitcoin, Wendy’s rolls out dynamic pricing, a new HGTV show “Lakefront Empire” premiers showcasing Lake of the Ozarks, a new Chick-fil-A concept makes major changes in NYC, Kansas City raised the bar in women’s sports when CPKC opened mid-March, ATP signs a multi-year partnership with PIF, AMC will show live Olympic coverage in theatresthis summer, Mount Everest climbers must meet a new requirement, KFC rolls out the “Chizza” to American menus, “The Soprano’s” booth from the finale sells on eBay, the worst US airports are revealed, and a $1B donation makes New York medical school tuition free.

WHAT TO WATCH THIS WEEK: Kathleen recommends watching “Apples Never Fall” on Peacock, (and rating) her new stand-up Special “Hunting Bigfoot” on Prime Video.