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 182: Buc-ee’s Midlife Crisis, Pickleball Bars, & Flip Phones Make a Comeback

INTRO: (00:00): Kathleen opens the show drinking a Face Plant IPA from Lost Rhino Brewing Company in Ashburn, VA. She reviews her weekend in West Virginia, with a sold-out show in Charles Town and lots of horse racing. She shows off her 2 Bears 5K medal that she received from her friend Bert Kreischer for running his 5K race, and tells all Termites to stream Pete Holmes’ podcast “You Made It Weird.”

COURT NEWS (14:48): Kathleen shares the news that Jelly Roll hosted CMAFest with Ashley McBryde, Taylor Swift brings boyfriend Travis Kelce on stage at Wembley in London, and Snoop Dogg was a welcome broadcast commentator at the Steeplechase.

TASTING MENU (3:39): Kathleen samples Fisher’s Old Bay Carmel Popcorn, Virginia Diner Small Batch Peanuts, and UTZ Salt & Vinegar chips.

UPDATES (21:59): Kathleen shares updates on the Climate protester Children storming the 18th green at the PGA Travelers Championship, the erupting Icelandic volcano’s lava is heading for a primary power plant, and Taylor Swift’s private jet is targeted in Scotland. 

“HOLY SHIT THEY FOUND IT”(35:50): Kathleen is amazed to read about magnet fishermen discovering a safe filled with $100K in a NY river,

FRONT PAGE PUB NEWS (38:31): Kathleen shares articles on a pet donkey living with a wild herd of elk, Hooters is closing several restaurants, Pope Francis gives a light to long-winded priests, flip phone sales are surging, a St. Louis restaurant enforces an age minimum for diners, Jeopardy host Alex Trebek is honored with his own postage stamp, a baseball stadium becomes first to offer a THC product to fans, Netflix has a new marketing strategy, and Buc-ee the Beaver appears to be having a midlife crisis.

WHAT WE’RE WATCHING: Kathleen recommends watching “Pompeii: The New Dig” on PBS.