A weekly fun chat on an eclectic selection of topics
Test Pattern
Test Pattern

Fun fact about this week's podcast - you can use it to calibrate your podcast listening device. If it's interesting and funny and you like it a lot, congratulations, it's playing correctly!


Shower Curtains
Shower Curtains

This week we celebrate the unsung hero of the bathroom. Shower curtains: keeping your toilet paper dry when you shower so you don't have to keep it in a cabinet or something.


Soap Operas
Soap Operas

This week GASP we talk about soap operas!


Cafés - Short
Cafés - Short

This week’s episode is a sort-of little brother to last week’s episode - we talk about the little brother to the Restaurant, the Café!

  • We had a big argument about the origin of nicknames for Chicago! All said and done, it turns out the origin of the nickname Windy City is highly disputed. It has nothing to do with the fire, as Kathryn falsely remembered. However, what she was remembering is the idea that the nickname referred to the full-of-hot-air politicians of historic Chicago. End of the day though, there are a bunch of possible origins.
  • The Second City nickname is a slam from New Yorker columnist A. J. Liebling who found himself in Chicago for a couple years and decided he hated the place and missed New York. It’s also worth noting he was having some personal life troubles, so maybe he was in a bad mood…


Restaurants
Restaurants

Hey, it's been a hard week - leave the podcast cooking to us! This week our specials are a podcast about Restaurants, and we also have an audio book on charismatic leaders of the 19th century.
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I'm sorry I'm being told we're out of the audio book. The podcast on restaurants is quite good though! And it pairs well with all wines.


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