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The Most Anticipated New TV Shows of 2019, Part 1
On the January 17, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman, senior writer Ben Pearson, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to decide the most anticipated new tv shows of 2019. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (here is the RSS URL if you need it). Opening Banter: Brad gives his opinion on Jason Reitman’s Ghostbusters sequel. Our Feature Presentation:The /Film team meets in the virtual writer's room to try to come up with the top 25 most anticipated new television shows of 2019, from the already narrowed down list (please note that the notes are what we scribled down before this meeting and are a combination of official plot synopsis and info from imdb): The Mandalorian (Disney+, late 2019) first star wars live-action tv series producer Jon Favreau directors Dave Filoni, Deborah Chow (Better Call Saul), Rick Famuyiwa, Bryce Dallas Howard and Taika Waititi “The Mandalorian is set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order. The series follows the travails of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy far from the authority of the New Republic.” Deadly Class (Syfy, January 16) Producers: Russo Brothers A coming-of-age story set against the backdrop of late 1980s counterculture, which follows a disillusioned teen recruited into a storied high school for assassins. The Umbrella Academy (Netflix, feb 15) Developed by Jeremy Slater Starring: Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, Robert Sheehan, Mary J. Blige “A disbanded group of superheroes reunite after their adoptive father, who trained them to save the world, dies.” Watchmen (HBO) Showrunner: Damon Lindelof Cast: Regina King, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jeremy Irons, Tim Blake Nelson, Frances Fisher, Don Johnson “Television series based on the DC Comics series Watchmen, published 1986-1987.” ‘Russian Doll’ (Netflix, February 1st) created by Natasha Lyonne, Amy Poehler, and Leslye Headland Natasha Lyonne stars as "a young woman named Nadia on her journey as the guest of honor at a seemingly inescapable party one night in New York City. She dies repeatedly while at this party and she is just trying to figure out what the hell is going on." The Passage (Fox, January 14) Developed by Liz Heldens (Deception, Friday Night Lights) loosely based on the trilogy of novels spanning 1,000 years in the life of Amy Bellafonte, as she moves from being manipulated in a government conspiracy through to protecting humankind in a dystopian vampire future. ‘Living With Yourself’ (Netflix, 2019) created by Timothy Greenberg, executive producer of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Comedy stars Paul Rudd as George Elliot, who is “burned out and facing an impasse in both his personal and professional life. When he undergoes a novel treatment to become a better person, he finds he’s been replaced by a new and improved George — revealing that his own worst enemy is himself. Told from multiple perspectives with intersecting storylines, the philosophical comedy asks: Do we really want to be better?" little miss sunshine directors are producers Devs (FX, 2019) Written/directed by Alex Garland Starring: Sonoya Mizuno, Nick Offerman, Jin Ha, Zach Grenier, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Cailee Spaeny, Alison Pill follows "a young computer engineer, Lily [who] investigates the secretive development division of her employer, a cutting-edge tech company based in San Francisco, which she believes is behind the disappearance of her boyfriend." Good Omens (Neil Gaiman, Amazon) six-part television serial based on the 1990 novel Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. directed by Douglas Mackinnon and written by Gaiman, who will also serve as showrunner. stars David Tennant as the demon Crowley and Michael Sheen as the angel Aziraphale trying to prevent the Apocalypse. Other actors include Jon Hamm, Anna Maxwell Martin, Josie Lawrence, Adria Arjona, Michael McKean, Jack Whitehall, Miranda Richardson and Nick Offerman. What We Do in the Shadows (FX, Spring) Executive producers: Jemaine Clement Taika Waititi Starring: Kayvan Novak, Matt Berry, Natasia Demetriou, Harvey Guillen Set in New York City and follows "three vampires who have been roommates for hundreds and hundreds of years." I Am The Night’ (TNT, January 28th) six-episode limited television series Starring Chris Pine and India Eisley Directed by Patty Jenkins, Victoria Mahoney, Carl Franklin Fauna Hodel, a young girl who was given up by her birth mother, sets out to uncover the secrets of her past and ends up following a sinister trail that swirls closer to a gynecologist involved in the legendary Black Dahlia slaying. “Modern Love” (Amazon, 2019) Written and directed by Sing Street director John Carney Anne Hathaway, Tina Fey, John Slattery, Catherine Keener, Dev Patel, Shea Whigham, Andy Garcia, Olivia Cooke, John Gallagher, Jr., Sofia Boutella Modern Love will explore "love in its multitude of forms – including sexual, romantic, familial, platonic, and self love. “Mrs. Fletcher” (HBO, 2019) Tom Perrotta (leftovers) Kathryn Hahn stars A divorced woman jumpstarts her love life by adopting a sexy new persona and discovers that her world is full of unexpected and sometimes complicated erotic possibilities. “Now Apocalypse” (Starz, Mar. 10) Gregg Araki, Steven Soderbergh,A group of four friends living in L.A. embark on various exploits pursuing love, sex and fame. Directed by Gregg Araki. Starring...no one. (Avan Jogia, Kelli Berglund, Beau Mirchoff, Roxane Mesquida) “The Loudest Voice in the Room”(Showtime, 2019) Tom McCarthy, Jason Blum, starring Russell Crowe, Naomi Watts, Sienna Miller, Simon McBurney, Seth MacFarlane The Loudest Voice in the Room tells the story of Roger Ailes who "molded Fox News into a force that irrevocably changed the conversation about the highest levels of government, will help understand the events that led the rise of Donald Trump. The series focuses primarily on the past decade in which Ailes arguably became the Republican Party's de facto leader, while flashing back to defining events in Ailes’ life, including an initial meeting with Richard Nixon on the set of The Mike Douglas Show that gave birth to Ailes' political career and the sexual harassment accusations and settlements that brought his Fox News reign to an end. Told through multiple points of view, the limited series aims to shed light on the psychology that drives the political process from the top down." “Shrill” (Hulu, Mar. 15) Lorne MichaelsBased on Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman by Lindy WestStarring Aidy Bryant Lolly Adefope Luka Jones Ian Owens John Cameron Mitchell Julia Sweeney Shrill follows "Annie, described as a fat young woman who wants to change her life — but not her body. Annie is trying to make it as a journalist while juggling bad boyfriends, sick parents and a perfectionist boss, while the world around her deems her not good enough because of her weight. She starts to realize that she’s as good as anyone else, and acts on it. “Snowpiercer” (TNT, 2019) Starring Daveed Diggs and Jennifer ConnellySet seven years after the world became a frozen wasteland, Snowpiercer follows the remnants of humanity who inhabit a gigantic, perpetually moving train that circles the globe. The show questions class warfare, social injustice, and the politics of survival “Turn Up Charlie” (Netflix, March 15) Starring Idris Elba, Piper Perabo and JJ Feild Turn Up Charlie centers on the titular Charlie (Idris Elba), a struggling DJ and eternal bachelor, who is given a final chance at success when he reluctantly becomes a ‘manny’ to his famous best friend’s problem-child daughter, Gabby (Frankie Hervey). “Black Monday” (Showtime, January 20) Starring Don Cheadle, Regina King, Andrew Rannells, produced by Happy Endings creator David Caspe Travel back to October 19, 1987—aka Black Monday, the worst stock market crash in the history of Wall Street. To this day, no one knows who caused it … until now. This is the story of how a group of outsiders took on the blue-blood, old-boys club of Wall Street and ended up crashing the world’s largest financial system, a Lamborghini limousine and the glass ceiling. “Fosse/Verdon” (FX, April) Starring Michelle Williams and Sam Rockwell, produced by Lin-Manuel Miranda Spanning five decades, Fosse/Verdonexplores the singular romantic and creative partnership between Bob Fosse (Sam Rockwell) and Gwen Verdon (Michelle Williams). He is a visionary filmmaker and one of the theater’s most influential choreographers and directors. She is the greatest Broadway dancer of all time. Only Bob can create the groundbreaking musicals that allow Gwen to showcase her greatness. Only Gwen can realize the unique vision in Bob’s head. Together, they will change the face of American entertainment – at a perilous cost. “Whiskey Cavalier” (ABC, February 24) Starring Scott Foley, Lauren Cohan, produced by Bill Lawrence (Scrubs), Jeff Ingold (Rush Hour), David Hemingson (Don’t Trust the B in Apt. 23), directed by Peter Atencio (Key & Peele) Following an emotional breakup, Will Chase (codename: "Whiskey Cavalier"), played by Scott Foley, is assigned to work with badass CIA operative Francesca "Frankie" Trowbridge (codename: "Fiery Tribune"), played by Lauren Cohan. Together, they lead an inter-agency team of flawed, funny and heroic spies who periodically save the world—and each other—while navigating the rocky roads of friendship, romance and office politics. “Tuca and Bertie” (Netflix, TBA) Starring Tiffany Haddish and Ali Wong, produced by Lisa Hanawalt, Raphael Bob-Waksberg, Noel Bright , and Steven A. Cohen, all of Bojack Horseman Two bird women -- a carefree toucan and an anxious songbird -- live in the same apartment building and share their lives in this animated comedy “Top of the Morning” (Apple, TBA) Produced by and starring Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon, also starring Steve Carell, Billy Crudup, Gugu Mbatha-Raw An inside look at the lives of the people who help America wake up in the morning, exploring the unique challenges faced by the women (and men) who carry out this daily televised ritual “The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance” (Netflix TBA) Starring Taron Egerton, Anya Taylor-Joy and Nathalie Emmanuel in the lead roles, and supporting stars Mark Hamill, Mark Strong, Simon Pegg, Natalie Dormer, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Eddie Izzard, Helena-Bonham Carter and more. Based on The Dark Crystal, Jim Henson’s groundbreaking 1982 feature film, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistancetells a new epic story, set many years before the events of the movie, and realized using classic puppetry with cutting edge visual effects. The world of Thra is dying. The Crystal of Truth is at the heart of Thra, a source of untold power. But it is damaged, corrupted by the evil Skeksis, and a sickness spreads across the land. When three Gelfling uncover the horrific truth behind the power of the Skeksis, an adventure unfolds as the fires of rebellion are lit and an epic battle for the planet begins. Swamp Thing (DC Universe, May) Produced by James Wan, Mark Verheiden, Gary Dauberman, Michael Clear and Len Wiseman Directed by Len Wiseman Emerging from the swamp with a monstrous physique and strange new powers over plant life, the man who was once Alec Holland struggles to hold onto his humanity. When dark forces converge on the town of Marais, Swamp Thing must embrace what he has become in order to defend the town as well as the natural world at large. Stargirl (DC Universe, September) Starring Brec Bassinger and Joel McHale “Courtney Whitmore (aka Stargirl) is smart, athletic and above all else kind. This high school teenager’s seemingly perfect life hits a major speed bump when her mother gets married and her new family moves from Los Angeles, California, to Blue Valley, Nebraska. Struggling to adapt to a new school, make new friends and deal with a new step-family, Courtney discovers her step-father has a secret; he used to be the sidekick to a superhero. ‘Borrowing’ the long-lost hero’s cosmic staff, Courtney becomes the unlikely inspiration for an entirely new generation of superheroes.” Pennyworth (EPIX, 2019 tba) Produced by Bruno Heller and Danny Cannon Starring Jack Bannon “follows Bruce Wayne’s legendary butler, Alfred Pennyworth, a former British SAS soldier who forms a security company and goes to work with Thomas Wayne, Bruce’s billionaire father, in 1960’s London.” Wizards (Netflix TBA) DreamWorks Animated Created by Guillermo del Toro The heroes of Arcadia join forces in an apocalyptic war for the control of magic that will decide the fate of the entire galaxy. Creepshow (Shudder, TBA) Produced by Greg Nicotero No synopsis yet, but: ““Creepshowis one of the most beloved and iconic horror anthologies from two masters of the genre, George A. Romero and Stephen King,” Shudder general manager Craig Engler added. “We’re thrilled to continue their legacy with another master of horror, Greg Nicotero, as we bring a new CreepshowTV series exclusively to Shudder members.” The Righteous Gemstones (HBO, TBA) Starring Danny McBride/Jody Hill, John Goodman, Edi Patterson, Adam DeVine Produced by Jody Hill and David Gordon Green The Righteous Gemstonesfollows "the world famous Gemstone televangelist family, which has a long tradition of deviance, greed, and charitable work, all in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ." The Boys (Amazon, TBA) Dan Trachtenberg directed pilot, Eric Kripke and Rogen/Goldberg produced Starring Karl Urban, Elisabeth Shue, Erin Moriarty, Antony Starr, Dominique McElligott, Jessie T. Usher, Chace Crawford, Nathan Mitchell, Laz Alonso,Karen Fukuhara In a world where superheroes embrace the darker side of their massive celebrity and fame, THE BOYS centers on a group of vigilantes known informally as “The Boys,” who set out to take down corrupt superheroes with no more than their blue-collar grit and a willingness to fight dirty. THE BOYS is a fun and irreverent take on what happens when superheroes – who are as popular as celebrities, as influential as politicians and as revered as Gods – abuse their superpowers rather than use them for good. It’s the powerless against the super powerful as The Boys embark on a heroic quest to expose the truth about “The Seven,” and Vought – the multi-billion dollar conglomerate that manages these superheroes. THE BOYS is scheduled for a 2019 release. Carnival Row (Amazon TBA) Travis Beacham, starring Orlando Bloom Produced by Travis Beacham and Rene Echevarria Carnival Row will follow "mythical creatures who have fled their war-torn homeland and gathered in the city as tensions are simmering between citizens and the growing immigrant population. At the center of the drama is the investigation into a string of unsolved murders, which are eating away at whatever uneasy peace still exists.” “Too Old to Die Young” (Amazon, 2019) Written and produced by Nicolas Winding Refn and Ed Brubaker Directed by Refn starring Miles Teller, Billy Baldwin, Jena Malone, John Hawkes Too Old to Die Youngfollows "a grieving police officer who, along with the man who shot his partner, finds himself in an underworld filled with working-class hit men, Yakuza soldiers, cartel assassins sent from Mexico, Russian mafia captains and gangs of teen killers." Warrior (Cinemax, TBA) Created by Jonathan Tropper and Justin Lin Inspired by an idea from Bruce Lee, Warrioris “set at the times of the Tong Wars in the late 1800s in San Francisco” and “follows a martial arts prodigy originating in China who moves to San Francisco and ends up becoming a hatchet man for the most powerful tong in Chinatown.” “Y” (FX, 2019) Starring Diane Lane, Barry Keoghan, Imogen Poots, Lashana Lynch, Juliana Canfield and Marin Ireland. Based on the DC comic book series Y: The Last Man by Brian K Vaughn and Pia Guerrera, Yis set in “a post-apocalyptic world in which a cataclysmic event has decimated every male mammal save for one lone human. The new world order of women will explore gender, race, class and survival." “Les Miserables” (PBS, April 14) Starring Dominic West, David Oyelowo, Lily Collins, Olivia Colman, David Bradley. Six-part BBC TV adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic novel which “follows Jean Valjean as he evades capture by the unyielding Inspector Javert. Set against a backdrop of post-Napoleonic France as unrest beings to grip the city of Paris once more.” “Lovecraft Country” (HBO, 2019) Produced by Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions and exec produced by Misha Green, J. J. Abrams, and Ben Stephenson. Based on the novel of the same name by Matt Ruff, Lovecraft Country follows "Atticus Black as he joins up with his friend Letitia and his Uncle George to embark on a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father. This begins a struggle to survive and overcome both the racist terrors of white America and the terrifying monsters that could be ripped from a Lovecraft paperback." ‘Catch-22’ (Hulu, 2019) Starring Christopher Abbot, Kyle Chandler, George Clooney, Hugh Laurie, produced by Clooney. Catch-22 is described by Hulu as "the story of the incomparable, artful dodger, Yossarian, a US Air Force bombardier in World War II who is furious because thousands of people he has never met are trying to kill him. But his real problem is not the enemy, but rather his own army which keeps increasing the number of missions the men must fly to complete their service. Yet if Yossarian makes any attempt to avoid his military assignments, he’ll be in violation of Catch-22, a hilariously sinister bureaucratic rule which specifies that a concern for one’s own safety in the face of dangers which are real and immediate is the process of a rational mind; a man is considered insane if he willingly continues to fly dangerous combat missions, but a request to be removed from duty is evidence of sanity and therefore makes him ineligible to be relieved from duty." ‘Central Park Five’ (Netflix, 2019) Created byAva DuVernay Starring Michael K. Williams, Vera Farmiga & John Leguizamo. “Based on a true story that gripped the nation, the four-episode series will chronicle the notorious case of five teenagers of color who were convicted of a rape they did not commit.” Spans from spring of 1989, when each were first questioned about the incident, to 2014 when they were exonerated and a settlement was reached with the city of New York. Living With Yourself (Netflix, 2019) Created by Timothy Greenberg Starring Paul Rudd who also executive produces Living With Yourself begins when "George Elliot is burned out and facing an impasse in both his personal and professional life. When he undergoes a novel treatment to become a better person, he finds he’s been replaced by a new and improved George — revealing that his own worst enemy is himself. Told from multiple perspectives with intersecting storylines, the philosophical comedy asks: Do we really want to be better?" Four Weddings And A Funeral (Hulu, 2019) Created by Mindy Kaling Starring Jessica Williams Inspired by the 1994 British romantic comedy film, Four Weddings and a Funeral centers on Jess (Williams), the young communications director for a New York senatorial campaign, who receives a wedding invitation from her college schoolmate now living in London. She leaves her professional and personal life behind, in favor of traveling to England and reconnecting with old friends and ends up in the midst of their personal crises. Relationships are forged and broken, political scandals exposed, London social life lampooned, love affairs ignited and doused, and of course there are four weddings… and a funeral. Untitled Picard Spin-off (CBS All Access) Created by Alex Kurtzman Starring Patrick Stewart The continuing adventures of Captain Jean-Luc Picard, whose life was radically altered due to the destruction of the Romulan home world in the 2009 Star Trek reboot movie. The Politician (Netflix) Created by Ryan Murphy Starring Ben Platt, Jessica Lange, Gwenyth Paltrow, Zoey Deutch, Lucy Boynton Hour-long comedy with social commentary – the series follows the political aspirations of a wealthy Santa Barbara resident, with each season focusing on a different political race the lead is in. The Twilight Zone (CBS All Access) Created by Jordan Peele Hosted & Narrated by Peele, Starring Adam Scott, Kumail Nanjiani, John Cho, Allison Tolman, Jacob Tremblay, Jessica Williams The Act (Hulu, Mar. 20) Created by Michelle Dean and Nick Antosca Starring Patricia Arquette, Joey King, Chloë Sevigny, AnnaSophia Robb True crime anthology series. First season follows "Gypsy Blanchard, a girl trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her overprotective mother. Her quest for independence opens a Pandora’s box of secrets, one that ultimately leads to murder." City on a Hill (Showtime, 2019) Created by Chuck MacLean, executive produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon Starring Kevin Bacon, Aldis Hodge Set in the early 1990s Boston, rife with violent criminals emboldened by local law enforcement agencies in which corruption and racism was the norm. In this fictional account, assistant district attorney Decourcy Ward (Hodge) arrives from Brooklyn and forms an unlikely alliance with a corrupt yet venerated FBI veteran, Jackie Rohr (Bacon). Together, they take on a family of armored car robbers from Charlestown in a case that grows to involve, and ultimately subvert, the entire criminal justice system of Boston. Hanna (Amazon, March 2019) Created by David Farr (who co-wrote the movie) Starring Esme Creed-Miles, Joel Kinnaman, Mireille Enos Based on the 2011 movie starring Saoirse Ronan. Equal parts high-concept thriller and coming-of-age drama, Hannafollows the journey of an extraordinary young girl, Hanna (Creed-Miles), as she evades the relentless pursuit of an off-book CIA agent and tries to unearth the truth behind who she is. Doom Patrol (DC Universe, Feb 15) Created by Jeremy Carver Starring Brendan Fraser, Alan Tudyk, Timothy Dalton, Diane Guerrero, April Bowlby Set after the events of Titans, the Doom Patrol – consisting of Robotman, Negative Man, Elasti-Woman, and Crazy Jane, and led by Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief – receives a mission from Cyborg that they cannot ignore and will change their lives. All the other stuff you need to know: You can find more about all the stories we mentioned on today’s show at slashfilm.com, and linked inside the show notes. /Film Daily is published every weekday, bringing you the most exciting news from the world of movies and television as well as deeper dives into the great features from slashfilm.com. 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Hi and Hello and welcome to my favorite murder the Minnesota, where we read you your shit. These are your stories of true crime. The ones you grew up with the ones you experienced. I let go stories that year. Mom won't stop talking about things that happened in your family that are big secrets that aren't anymore really funny, weird shit. You found in walls other stories that have nothing to do with true crime. This is a random, Minnesota, whatever we decide do you want me to go? I go, I'm just chomping at the. It's great when we're reading these, and then one of us like to ourselves to to find out which ones we're going to tell. One of us starts cracking, yes, like, yeah, this is gonna be fun and it happens a lot this subject line and this is the chainsaw chicken buck. Yeah, hydrogen Karen Stephen in for podcasters. No, absolutely not love it. My hometown murder isn't exactly a murder, but it's pretty freaking crazy. And I feel like you'll both enjoy it. I grew up in a small town outside of Portland, Oregon. When I was in middle school, a string of unexplained acts of Angelism shook my. Little town or for several weeks under the cover of night, a mysterious individual would take a chainsaw and cut down various trees and utility. Causing them to land on nearby country roads and even follow cross the town's main four-lane highway familiar to many as highway twenty six. The perpetrator always avoided capture and the trees and utility poles often would cause power outages across the whole world countries to my friend's older sister even drove her car head on into fell tree because she didn't notice it in time. That's what I was gonna say this super dangerous God. It says in parentheses, don't worry. She's servive with minor injuries. The individual was nicknamed the chainsaw chicken by the town and local news stations. I know super catchy. Finally vandalize her is that a word in parentheses was arrested and turned out to be none other than a boy from my middle school, a little fucking shit. Go to your room. A couple of grades younger than, wow, he would use his Phillies. Chase and disappear into the night. Like committing these crimes as some kind of outlet. I really didn't know him that well, but he always seemed to be pretty quiet but kind and unfortunately, rather friendless after his arrest, he disappeared the juvenile detention system for all. I know he could be out of juvie by now. I would hope so. But like I said, this will happen in middle school which was like eight years. Anyway, thank you for your time and always remember to stay sexy and don't hang out with chainsaws or chickens by Manny. My God. What if he's like a forest or now or like works for the company, whatever he's doing now, I need him to know that I'm in love with him the spirit, the odd acidy. It takes to get up in the middle of night and grab your parents chain. I mean, just breaking havoc just what a little shit, loudest Vic could wreak and how do you not get caught? He's a super genius like the, you're taking down electrical poll when you to get away before anyone spots. And then suddenly you're a twelve year old like out of the blue just like, boom, I'm twelve folk. You mother fucker twelve that do you think he wrote around on his on his BMX bike with the chainsaw around, like I like guitar. As I love him so much his name. I bet. It's like it's Jimmy Derek, Jimmy, Jimmy, is something with the why? Yeah, it's yeah, it's something like that. Yeah. Or like a Codey Codey Codey move. That's such Cody taking a chainsaw Eddie. You little shit coating your room when he God, damn and Cody. Cody has six other brothers. So he has no choice. Get beaten up every day. So I need to take a chain. So the only thing I can do it. I mean, I can't tell you how many times of my childhood. I wanna take a chainsaw everything in the town. Your sister Laura. Your sister Laura made me this is abounding wall story. Oh shit. What? We always love. It's a pretty good one. Okay. Hi, MFM crew. My husband is a contractor and Seattle. Oh, these are all Portland, Seattle, and Vancouver stories since we're going to be this weekend for live show, teeing it up what's up. My husband is a contractor and Seattle recently started working on a new project, renovating a commercial space that is on a busy road in town. Yes, he began demolishing the walls and those few odd, small vials fall out of one, oh, the vials are pinky sized clear and with some white powdery residue inside. Okay. They are also very old old cocaine. Just aged to perfection. Okay. This tastes like a nineteen. Twelve? Oh yes. In the Basque region. You're the byles have labels that are still intact and very clearly legible and say, quote, the name is Zonta tors. My husband immediately thought it was some something to go in a nose to stop nosebleeds cocaine. But as he found one with completely well, he realized he was wrong. These are old school. Vaginal suppositories says WTO that is correct. I work at a nearby clinic and he rushed over to show everyone and we had a good time like about what they did for the Jonah. And more importantly, why they'd be in a wall. Perhaps the space used to be a pharmacy, a medical clinic of brothel. Some old gal secret stash the quick internet search gave us more info about what, but not why. According to the national museum of American history, these date back to the mid fifties and as a feminine hygiene, deodorizing, duct man, the shit that women are supposed to put up their is not good. It's never good. It's bad for you. The main ingredient was chlorine, which is. No longer used honor inner bodies as it a similar to chlorine. Oh no. There's one exclamation Mark in parentheses, and can cause tumors to grow. Sounds like these poor women were bleaching their vaginas. Here's a copy of the vintage Adwi found stating ready for this. Yes. The only. Hygiene, Lana does completely deodorizers. They keep your person dainty, feminine, and blessing to Seattle wives. Oh, I know I work with women. I work with women in my clinic, so we all thought it was pretty fitting a pretty fitting fine. I have a couple of the vials now on display in my office and giggle every time I see them. Thanks for keeping me entertained on my commute's, stay sexy and keep your badge dainty. Melissa really just keep it as dainty as I honestly wanted you and was hoping to God. You're gonna say it was like called liberal from old fashioned like. I mean, just say idea that it was bleach is so fucking China. I know it's disgusting. Mother fuckers, God dammit. Patriarchy knocking it out of their Cody. Take coding meets your fuck and system can cut you down with chainsaw motherfuckers. No wonder. I take a chainsaw every goddamn light pole in my tiny country town. Okay. This subject line of this is my dad kicked Paul Snyder out of a bar high, all everyone's great onto the story. Yes. Perfect. My dad was born in Vancouver in his twenties. He worked in played a lot in the more infamous bars nightclubs like the marble arch and the number five orange. That's a good sound. Sounds like they're fun time. That's a real cigarette holder kind of play. Those are. They got jazz cigarettes. Let's go get baked at the number five Orrin. Absolutely. He was a bartender for many years before me and my siblings the for me and my s- game once. I asked him if he'd ever had a had to break up of movie style bar brawl he did. That's how he met my mom. That's hilarious and awesome. And if he'd ever had to kick anyone famous out his answer, I nearly got glass by that whole who killed Dorothy strap. And of course being a murdering out my ears perked up and I asked for more details, pulse Neider the eventual estranged husband and murder of Canadian playmate and actress, Dorothy Stratton was once a regular on the Vancouver nineteen. My dad didn't know him but said that no one seemed to actually like, no, you piece of shit. Everyone knows his mom bit. Okay. Despite this, I actually started this book about her and it goes into details. Any is like the well, I'll read this because her dad knows best. My dad didn't know my no, but no one seemed to like despite this, he had connections and access. So maybe they couldn't get rid of him. I'm kind of picturing Canadian Begbie from Trainspotting layers according to my daddy had a reputation for trying to pick up girls in bars and clubs, and sometimes them to a stable of sex workers that he kept kept as a small time pimp. He was even known to wear a long fur coat leave. One night Snyder was a club. My dad worked at and he was being super loud and obnoxious. My dad finally had enough and asked him to leave, but instead Snyder tried to break glass across my dad's head of bunch of people jumped in and helped my dad and get him out. The woman Snyder had been trying to get to leave with him. Thank my dad and offer some cocaine things as things. My dad is full of crazy stories like this. He said that when he and his friends heard that Dorothy Stratton had been killed. They like many others in the community felt a sense of guilt and laws like they'd let their little sister get eaten by the big bad wall that's on. Anyways. Thanks for reading. I'm so excited to see in Vancouver and a few weeks, and my boyfriend is flying in from England to see your to him ju. Hello. You go to your room. You can tell we haven't recorded in a while. 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Okay. This one I think is the funniest one I've ever. Okay. I don't get ready. This is called. This is called the haunted, flip phone. Perfect. Beginning high ladies and Stephen. Just a really quick story. I had forgotten forgotten forever until it reappeared in my memory Bank late last night in bed. When I should've been sleeping in the early two, thousands, I was a preteen and very excited when I got my first flip phone mostly just to call my family members and one friend every few weeks. I remember receiving text randomly from my mom one day that said, Terry is dead now and Terry spelled t. e. r. y.. I was so confused and ask my mom, and she said, she definitely did not send that and had no idea who Terry was for weeks. My sister and I were so freaked out trying to figure out who Terry was. We were so worried she died or some some creepy ghost or murderer texted me. And I was only one who knew even thought of telling the police. In this case, in case of woman named Terry had turned up dead, held a missing clue. Maybe this, maybe this is the beginning of my true crime facination Laden bed every night for weeks. So worried that Terry was dead and no one knew, but me and the flip phone ghost might return to haunt my text messages to me. It seemed like months. This went by, maybe it was days. My memories are a little skewed from that. Then by only one day after talking about dead, Terry again, my mom suddenly had an epiphany. She looked at our old text messages and her flip phone and started cracking up. She exclaimed that she had solved the Terry mystery. She showed us a text message that was supposed to be sent to me that said, my battery is dead. Now somehow that. Part have been cut off and said, the biggest mystery of my life was solved. Shitty cell service has created the most creepy texts that haunted my dreams, not a ghost or a murderer. Terry was knock dead always well world. That's all love you guys. And can we to see you in Portland? I'm dragging my non Marino front. Please tell very disturbing stories and freak the fuck out of her love. Samantha. Oh my God, various areas Ed now I didn't send that. I deny everything also terriers such a specific. It's like a British man from the seventy two ER. Why? It's like you can picture it. Yeah. Okay. This is similar. This is similar, but it's the subject line. Is deathbed confession hearted. Karen, Stephen pets, three years ago, my mom was in the last stages of dying of cancer. In the last week, she told me she had a confession to make that she had kept a secret from me for almost thirty years God. I was expecting some sort of tragic accident or I was adopted or something. No, when I was a kid, I wrote a letter to the lucky charms. People that I had gotten a box of Sierra with almost no marshmallows. The company sent me an apology letter and coupon for a free box. My mom admitted to me that she'd actually eaten the marshmallow, but hadn't want it to or thirty years. I can't wait to see when Vancouver October, oh my God, and that she had she couldn't pass on without admitting. It had to tell her the truth about the look. Sweet most adorable thing. She's like, and you're up to. Oh my God. Everyone needs to have a deathbed confession that's like also save them for the death penalty. It's how funny would that. I mean, it's still, it's also you know what it is. It paints a picture of what her mom was like. Yeah. 'cause I immediate was like, I bet you. She's one of those moms. She probably didn't overeat. She was like. Zoned out in the kitchen and started doing and then caught herself. It was freaked out. Yeah. And then the next morning, her daughter was like, why are there in her daughter freaked out, wrote a letter and she just had to stand. I that there's no marshmallows. You know, you have to do in a situation like this have to stand up, stand up for yourself and you lift as people know on ferreted name's Cody with an eye Cody. You need to write a letter to your room. Sinister. Funny, weird. Fucked up. Shit our great. I. I want to know more. They don't have to be good. They can just be like that one. Yes, exactly. They don't. Well, they don't have to be like Dray. I didn't mean good as in like, I'm not calling you Cody. I'm sorry. Elizabeth Elizabeth. I'm sorry, Cody Cody is the codename for the destructive Cody short, Elizabeth, isn't it? Up in the north, northwest in the Pacific, northwest, do things a little differently. Weird steers bladder, my favorite murder Jimoh. We want to hear anything weird and funny. Yeah. And we can't wait to come and see you Pacific northwest, the home of all murders stay sent, get murdered. This cookie.
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