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Coffee and Chitchat and Espionage!

Grab your trench coat, tape a recording device to your chest and join us for today’s episode about two famous spies.  You may not know the story of Shi Pei Pu, but get ready for a wild ride!  Then, take a listen to the story of one of the most notorious spies, Mata Hari!  We promise this episode is a real gem and we had lots of laughs!  Binoculars and hidden cameras optional!

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Coffee and Chitchat and Cupid, Candy Hearts and Roses

Happy love day!  Join us and learn some things about Valentine’s Day.  Why do we give roses and chocolate to our lovebirds?  And where did the term lovebird even come from?  You’ll get the answers to these questions and more if you take a listen!  Even if you don’t have a significant other, don’t despair, you can celebrate Valentine’s Day however you choose.  Just remember the reason for the holiday, a beheaded martyr named Valentino!

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Coffee and Chitchat and Ew! Your House is Disgusting!

We all like to think we keep a clean house, right?  Well, as it turns out, we overlook some pretty germy  places in our homes.  Take a listen as we discuss why your bathroom might indeed be the cleanest room in your house.  Ew!  Your house is disgusting, but ours are too!  Grab some Chlorox Wipes and enjoy your Sunday!

 

 

 

 

 

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Coffee and Chitchat and Chicago Cold Cases

Take a listen this evening as Joyce and I discuss two cold cases native to the city we love, Chicago!  Travel back to the 1950’s and learn how Chicago’s innocence was shattered after the South Side murders of the Grimes sisters.  With multiple sightings of the victims and a lack of evidence, the guilty party was never convicted…Then listen as Joyce tells the story of Helen Brach, the missing candy heiress.  What happened to the philanthropist between her physical at the Mayo Clinic and her flight home to Chicago?  Unfortunately, we might never know what happened in either case, but take a listen and form your own theories on this icy-cold Sunday evening!

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Coffee and Chitchat and The Moon!

If the moon was made of cheese…Welcome to this week’s episode where we delve into some interesting facts about the moon and human behavior.  We have been connected to the moon as far back as ancient times.  So take a listen to hear about some curious effects the moon has on us.  Then try to figure out how Frank Sinatra and Bigfoot make an appearance in an episode about La Luna!  So, sit back and relax, but be on the lookout for werewolves as you enjoy our weekly episode about the celestial body that grounds us all!

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Coffee and Chitchat and Royal Inbreeding

Ewww, that’s your brother!!!  Seriously, that’s the theme for today and our reaction to the inbreeding that used to be commonplace amongst royal families.  If you are like us, you want to know why it happened and what were some of the worst results.  We are not sure how we landed on this topic, but it is pretty interesting.  Our CYA in this episode is that we are not intimating that people who suffer from any of these ailments are of inbred families.  Just throwing that out there.  So enjoy your Sunday and make sure that you are not related to someone you plan to marry!

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Coffee and Chitchat and The Mafia

Welcome back after a week off!  It was only a matter of time, after all, we are Matalones,…This week Joyce and I discuss the history of both the Sicilian and American Mafia.  Take a listen and learn in depth about not only the origin of both, but also more than you ever wanted to know about the inner workings of Cosa Nostra!  An institution that is still in operation today, The Family has had its hands in organized crime for over 150 years.  So sit back, enjoy a glass of wine and listen as we take on one of our most interesting topics to date.  Let’s go to the mattresses and look out for horse heads in your bed!