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Every food you love has a story. Ever heard of the Great Canadian Maple Syrup Heist? The World War I Donut Lassies? How about the government-engineered Survival Cracker? Each episode our hosts, food Odd Couple and friends Anna Van Valin (The Foodlosopher) and Lia Ballentine (The Chef-Creator) pick a favorite food or drink and nerd-out on its holidays, histories and scandals. And there are puns. So many puns. Catch up on Season 1 now and stay tuned for Season 2!Connect with us on Insta, Twitt ...
 
Welcome to Femme De Tale, a not so serious Australian podcast where two "Femmes", Maudie and Jess recap real-life "tales" of the weird, the bad, and the spooky. Every episode contains a presentation from both Jess and Maudie on a topic decided by the all-mighty topic generator "Genrald" . Contact: femmedetale@yahoo.com
 
'Inside The West End' is a brand new weekly podcast featuring in-depth interviews from the world of theatre. From Tim Minchin to veteran ensemble members, we speak to the leading performers, directors, writers and producers that will delight and inspire West End fans. Produced by professional actors Ben Morris and Rob Copeland, 'Inside the West End' is the first podcast to get behind the scenes of the industry and give an honest and well rounded view of the theatre from the perspective of th ...
 
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Happy Easter From Jess and Maudie at Femme De Tale. In this Easter Special we’re talking about some bad bunnies! Jess covers the Orlando Easter Bunny, Antoine McDonald whilst Maudie covers the more sinister Fairfax Bunny Man which our heroes at My Favourite Murder unfortunately covered recently too! General Announcement: We are switching editing pr…
 
Our first S tier guest, Allie Vollmer (CSZN) plugs us into the joy of Rot Gut. She shares her gaming origins, lets us know the game that made a huge impact, and how targeted marketing saved Thanksgiving. #NotRob makes a festival and Josh makes a catch. Hopefully brought to you by Christopher Reid's poem, The Song of Lunch. Allie’s Acid aka Vollmer’…
 
NYC-based actor and writer Christine Tawfik (Chicago Fire, Admitted) stops by with a can of a "sparkling cupcake", Limoncello LaCroix. She reminded us to fonts seriously, and how this beverage helped bring the end of the Trump administration. #PrayForSlimer #NotRob drives a boat and Josh meets a shark. Hopefully brought to you by Lucy from Progress…
 
How does one Booby Trap a ghost? Were there ever giants in the USA? - These questions and more are raised as Maudie and Jess discuss the Winchester Mystery House and the Mud Flood conspiracy in this episode about "Unusual Architecture".2nd attempt at uploading: Maudie's voice blew out in the first one... possibly due to ghosts?…
 
Think Julia Child was just a chef? Have we got a half hour for you! Julia Child lived an incredible life filled with international espionage, steamy romance and revolutionary ideas - in addition to creating a new TV genre, inventing foodie culture and teaching us how to make boeuf bourguignon. In this bonus episode, we’re going to tell you about he…
 
Chicago's own Mo Phillips-Spotts (Momo's Book Club, CSZN) stops by to keep it classy with a cognac Sidecar! She tells all about sleepover screwdrivers, repeat viewings of George of the Jungle, and gifting baked goods. #NotRob angers children and Josh angers Elon. Hopefully brought to you by Doctor Who (series 4)! MOped aka The Phillips-Spotts Grand…
 
The multi-talented Susan Haarman (CSZN & One Shots) drops in to share her love of Four Roses Single Barrel Bourbon. She reps her hometown of Louisville, high school grocery store hangs, and the secret ingredient to a barfight. #BIJ #Limestone #NotRob gets bewitched and Josh gets canonical. Hopefully brought to you by the Louisville Tourism Departme…
 
In the first half of this episode, the Femmes De Tale investigate the topic of product tampering through a smorgasbord of stories about people who poisoned products in attempts to disguise their true victims.Then for round 2 we encourage you to put on your tin foil mouse-ear hats as we discuss Disney conspiracies and a real-life case of Disney tamp…
 
Chicago's own Matt Kidd (CSZN, The Melanated Anime Club) visits us to chat about his love of JW Black Label Scotch. He recalls stealing sips from tumblers in his youth, visiting local dive bars, and then talks about getting pampered. #BougieBoy #NotRob makes robes and Josh makes some bets. Hopefully brought to you by the Hong Kong Island Luxury Hot…
 
We're back! Well, sort of. It's Black History Month, so we're bringing you this special bonus episode celebrating one of the MANY African American food legends, Zephyr Wright. Zephyr was chef to Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson for over 25 years, including in the White House. She was known for her exquisite Southern cuisine, most famously her Texas Red…
 
Chicago Improv Comunity's top cyclist, Nicholas Hassebrock (CSZN) stops by our Zoom living room to chat about his love of one drink made from two other ones, the Shandy! He talks about camp life, local bars thinking you're mysterious, and staying fit during the winter. #NotRob goes rouge and Josh goes clear. Hopefully brought to you by My Fitness P…
 
Chicago's own Nicole Devin (CSZ Chicago, The Nicole & Paul Show) joins us online to chat about her love of her fave cocktail! She recalls how she discovered it in a theater and why Sailor can walk the plank! #NotRob goes to The Store and Josh goes fishing. Hopeful brought to you by Orange Theory Fitness! Nicole’s Fizzy Love aka Admiral Devin’s Floa…
 
LA's own and fellow podcaster, Maggie Smith ( Roommate Lovers, TheQuestWeCanDo) shares her love of the 1st ever beverage, Water! She breaks down the best ways to enjoy it, how to pull a Game Stop, and helps us start a few LOTR podcasts mid-episode. #NotRob looks to the future and Josh looks toward the stars. Hopefully brought to you by the IMAX rel…
 
In our first sequel episode, Maudie and Jess are joined by American, Jessie of Creepy Critters Podcast fame to discuss North American Cryptids. Feat: The misleadingly named "Tripodero", the too goth to function "Funeral Mountain Terrashot", and some sasquatch variants. When strange things happen are you going 'round the twist?…
 
DC's hardest working band and former guests The French Champagne (Aaron Bliden, Nick Wilby, and Peyton Brown) join us to find the perfect bottle of bubbles to ring in 2022! We share Champagne Memories and get a sneak peek at their upcoming album. Hopefully brought to you by Cuties Citrus Products!By Poppin' Productions
 
It’s the Season Finale! Did you know Anna & Lia met working at a movie studio? It's true, so there was only one food to wrap the 1st season with: Popcorn. They reminisce about their days as “Hollywood Elites,” compare popcorn eating strategies & discuss their deep love for movie theater loyalty programs. Lia tells us about National Popcorn Poppin’ …
 
What are you afraid of? In this ep on “experiments”, Maudie talks about the mysterious S.M who had never felt fear - that is until scientists induced it and Jess talks about a very closed community Biosphere 2 which would be very socially frightening to many. Also featuring: Maudie's baby obstacle courses and Jess's deficiency in the nut bush secto…
 
Chicago's own greek boi Andreas Tsironis (Twitch) stops by to get us hyped for Greek Frappés! He talks about how he handcrafts them using his family recipe and where to get the best octopus! Rob goes to war and Josh gets busy. Hopefully brought to you Nescafe! NesAndré aka Master Tsironi 1 tsp Nescafé Instant Coffee 1 tsp French Vanilla Hot Cocoa I…
 
This sizzlin' episode is all about Bacon. Lia tells us the story National Bacon Day, created by “two nice Jewish girls” inspired by a classic episode of The Simpsons. We hear about the awesomely-named Iowa Porkettes, wives of hog farmers who joined forces in the 1960s to save the pork industry. Finally she asks, as so many have, what’s the deal wit…
 
Fellow Podcaster and Metro Detroit's own, Bob Pantalone (The Analyst: A Movie and TV Podcast) stops by to share his love of Coors Light! He recounts how he once visited the brewery, college drinking stories, and introduces us to the Triangle Taste Test. #NotRob gets Candy and Josh gets the Blues. Hopefully brought to you by Brian Cranston's book, A…
 
This fresh, roasted episode is all about Peanut Butter. In our Deep Dish segment, Anna tells us the story of the 12-year long Peanut Butter Wars and the AMAZING woman at the center of the fray: Ruth Desmond, aka the Peanut Butter Grandma, a 1950s homemaker and consumer champion whose tireless advocacy still benefits us today. With her signature min…
 
2020 was a tough time for a lot of people, some more than others.The Covid-19 epidemic and resulting lockdowns have taken a toll on many people's mental health with both long-term and acute conditions being exacerbated. If you are impacted by this story or need help in general. There are many services available. 1800 737 732 / 1800RESPECT This 24-h…
 
The multi-talented Bruce Phillips (GSM Admin, Comedy Sportz) joins us to share his love of the impure Scurry Kottbusser Style Beer. He tells us all about his college days, returning shots, and bachelor parties. He then gets visited by a surprise guest! #NotRob gets Lost and Josh gets ashes. Hopefully brought to you by Chess.com BSC or Bruce Juice 1…
 
Ever heard of a Noodle Ring? Anna & Lia take on making one of the weirdest entries on the Food Holiday Calendar in this bonus episode: a baked ring of noodle casserole with a…distinct look. Although Anna gives cooking her best shot, a mishap with boiling water reinforces her as more of a thinker (aka Foodlosopher) with Lia maintaining her status as…
 
Are they PEA-cans or puh-CONS? In a special holiday bonus episode we continue our quest to restore fruitcake’s dignity as Lia tries a DeLuxe Fruitcake from world-famous Collin St. Bakery (booze bath not included). Anna & Lia show off their holiday sweaters, unravel the green mystery “fruit,” and marvel at some Texas-sized pecans. Connect with us at…
 
"Give me one reason, one good reason, why we should spend our last two hours in Florida looking at the sisters of Freckle-Face Haynes, the cookie-faced boy.." - Phil Davis This holiday we're joined by Santa's favorites, Natalie Younger and Fiona Stephens, to help us taste, rank, and dunk 12 different store-bought chocolate chip cookies to find the …
 
New Jersey's own, Tom McGuane, classes up the podcast by sharing his love of Allagash Tripel Belgium style beer. He recalls some fond times spent in Chicago and talks about the lack of raves going on in the nature of Maine. #NotRob meets a King and Josh haunts some dreams. Hopefully bought to you by Saved By The Bell now streaming on Peacock! McGua…
 
Hear us out! In this holiday episode, Anna & Lia slice into that much maligned Christmas staple, fruitcake - and hopefully change your mind about it. Lia takes us to the small-town Texas bakery that pumps out 30,000 fruitcakes a day (!) and a medieval fruitcake toss competition in Colorado. We also hear how literary legend Truman Capote made fruitc…
 
Self-proclaimed nervous flyer, Allison Shoemaker (How TV Can Make You Smarter and Podlander Drunkcast) shares her love of the high altitude cocktail Coffee and Bailey's. She reps her fave dive bars, Murder She Wrote, and EarlyBird Check-In. #NotRob catches a plane and Josh pushes remakes. Hopefully brought to you by FX (They have the movies)…
 
Today we’re talking about the sticky stuff: Maple Syrup. Anna dishes on one of her favorite food scandals, the Great Canadian Maple Syrup Heist, where over 450K gallons were stolen from Quebec’s strategic syrup reserve (which is a thing!) to be sold on the maple syrup black market (also a thing!). Plus, Vermont’s 10 pages of maple syrup laws and th…
 
Today we're talking poison! Jess spins a tale about the madly in love (or maybe just madly horny) Arthur Kendrick Ford. Meanwhile, Maudie delves into the Romans who evidently loved poison and being as extra as all heck. Sorry ep was one of the ones impacted by a sound recording accident but we're doing our best to clean them up.…
 
Did you know there are over 30 wine holidays? Are wine bottles really just for “snob factor”? In this episode, Anna and Lia discuss the magical drink that’s gotten us through 2020 and do some, um, sampling. Lia tells us the story of three rival Rosé Days(!), how Malbec became an Argentinian wine, and the heroes behind holidays like “Open That Bottl…
 
Iowa's own Linda Ben invites us to her zoom home to share her love of Barefoot Red Sangria Spritzer. We are joined by past guest and good son Ryan Ben to talk all about turkeyless Thanksgivings, Schlitz beer, and her signature catchphrase! #NotRob recycles cans and Josh reps Pecan Pie. Hopefully brought to you by The Sugar Shack Bakery & The Scarle…
 
Australia : Fact Or Fiction.It’s no secret Australia is home to some weird, bad and spooky things.In this "very special episode" Maudie and Jess are joined by an American, Daniel (of Audiomorphs, Enter the Radlands and OkCrusader fame: https://www.theapodcalypse.com/audiomorphs.html ) and quiz him on some Australian stories in a very loosely themed…
 
It’s fall, so we’re legally obligated to talk about PUMPKINS. In this week’s episode Lia tells us about the many Pumpkin Holidays, how pumpkin pie became a rallying symbol for abolitionists, and where you can find one big enough to lie down in. Then Anna asks the existential question, “How did Pumpkin Spice win fall?” and explores how food trends a…
 
Ohio's own Cherise Joy (CSZ Chicago) joins us to talk all about her love of whiskey, but especially the Manhattan! She shares stories about international travel with her family and how to avoid bad drinks as we all get a little toasty! #NotRob orders a "show drink" and Josh loves "Texas Wine". Hopefully brought to you by The Queen's Gambit streamin…
 
In our premiere episode, co-hosts Anna Van Valin and Lia Ballentine tell us why “Food stories are people stories.” Lia explores the food holiday that sparked her obsession: National Doughnut Day, created to celebrate the phenomenal Donut Lassies of World War I. In our first Deep Dish segment, Anna takes us down a quarantine-inspired rabbit hole int…
 
The cursed episode of Femme De Tale that was determined not to go to air. In this episode originally slated to go live on Friday the 13th 2020 - Maudie presents on the Celtic creature "The Kelpie" and Jess presents on the not so Celtic story of the "Fisher king". Featuring : occasional bonus ambiance of a hacksaw and a ceiling fan.…
 
Fellow Podcaster and funny dude Mike Gospel (How Star Wars Is It) breaks down his love of dnL and its sister beverage 7Up! He talks about beer road trips, singing around a campfire, and why soda is the perfect movie beverage. #NotRob commits regicide and Josh gets crafty. Hopefully brought to you by your local Evanston Chilli's! 7 Mike 7 aka Make M…
 
-And now for something completely different- Have you ever wondered what our brains smell like? Apparently, Maudie has.Due to other commitments, Maudie was unable to research this week which means Jess tried a solo topic on something divergent to our usual content. Welcome to an episode about how weird and wonderful brains are: featuring such condi…
 
Iowa's own Cass Maher (Shared History Podcast) zooms on up to chat about her fave classic cocktail, a Dirty Martini! She lets us know how adult tastebuds change, how champagne is connected to bosoms, and why Beggars Night is no joke! #NotRob starts a fire and Josh hits a deer. Hopefully brought to you by Honey! #SponsorMeHoney Sour Cass Back aka Ti…
 
In this episode, Jess investigates supernatural and scientific possible causes for the goings-on at Overtoun bridge and Maudie gets experimental with borderline ASMR about Australia's most haunted homestead "Monte Cristo". If you know why ghosts aren't hot pink let us know.Content warning for a brief mention of child murder.…
 
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