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Coffee and Chitchat and Crime Scene Investigation

Happy Sunday!  Grab your luminol and your latex gloves and join us as we dive into what it takes to be a crime scene investigator.  From the time the crime scene tape goes up until the body goes to medical examiner, these investigators have an awesome responsibility to preserve evidence that may just make or break a court case.  Throw your notions from the show CSI in a body bag and learn about the painstaking work these people encounter in the true world of crime scene investigation!

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Coffee and Chitchat and Make-up Queens

Join us in our newest episode about the beauty moguls and archenemies, Elizabeth Arden and Helena Rubinstein.  These two women were ahead of their time in so many ways, but could not get over their intense hatred and rivalry for each other.  Grab your red lipstick and take a walk down 5th Avenue with us into their lives and accomplishments of these glamor queens.  You’ll be astounded about how their pioneering spirit paved the way for the likes of Revlon, Clinique, MAC, Sephora, etc.  Enjoy our latest and keep an eye on your compact’s mirror for any beauty enemies!

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Coffee and Chitchat and Hauntings

Happy Fourth of July!  Join us as we discuss two places that are considered “haunted”.  Travel with us to upstate New York’s Rolling Hills Asylum, where the inhabitants often went in, but did not come out.  Then, come back to our home, Chicago and make your reservation at The Drake Hotel.  Beware though, as you may run into the many ghosts who inhabit the floors of this legendary, opulent Gold Coast establishment.

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Coffee and Chitchat and Unsolved Mysteries

Nope, not the TV show…but join us as we talk about two mysteries that have gone unresolved even until today.  Disembodied feet inside shoes having been washing ashore in British Columbia and Washington state at a pretty rapid rate since 2007.  Where are they coming from and why?  Also, listen as we discuss The Black Dahlia, a baffling murder that occurred over 71 years ago.  Elizabeth Short, a budding actress was found mutilated in a vacant lot near a parkway in LA, but law enforcement never apprehended the criminal who perpetrated this heinous crime.  Enjoy your Monday night with a couple of inexplicable mysteries on us!

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Coffee and Chitchat and Curses!

Happy Father’s Day!  Societies have been spinning tales of curses for millennia.  Join us as we talk about the most famous curse, that of the Hope Diamond.  Maybe, stealing an infamous jewel turned out to be a bad idea, but legitimately purchasing it did too!  And yes, back again is our good friend, the Iceman Otzi, found in the Alps by hikers.  Perhaps disturbing the final resting place of an stone age mummy wasn’t the best idea! Turns out, Otzi’s curse hit swiftly to those discovered and studied him.  Grab a talisman, throw some salt over your shoulder and sit back to enjoy our episode on curses!

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Coffee and Chitchat and The Bog Bodies and Mummies

Welcome to the latest episode where we uncover the mysteries of the bodies in the bog and ancient Egyptian mummies!  Join us as we journey back to ancient civilizations whose people were astute enough to not only create architectural wonders and amass fortunes, but also preserve the bodies of the deceased.  These bodies are still being discovered today!  So, put on your safari hat, your khakis and your neckerchief and join us in digging up the archaeological sites of The Bog Bodies and Egyptian mummies!

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Coffee and Chitchat and Animals Attack

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!  No literally, in today’s episode we discuss well known animal attacks, one which includes a bear and one a tiger.  Join us as we discuss why it’s probably not a good idea to live amongst wild animals or keep them as pets.  Listen as we tell the stories of Timothy “Grizzly Man” Treadwell and Roy Horn of Siegfried and Roy fame.