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Today we're thankful for...1950s recipes! One of the things I love about doing this research for the show, is that I find so many funny, cool gems in the old newspapers. I came across this recipe and I just had to share! It’s a “salad&…

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Cannelle aka Melissa Oliveri! If Melissa had never "met" Kid Cann, I wouldn't have started this podcast. You know the song you hear in between segments and sometimes in the intro? Well, it's called "The Velvets" and it's written by her too and she…

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Nov. 22, 2021

Happy Thanksgiving Week

Happy Thanksgiving Week. We want you to know how very thankful we are for you, dear listeners. We reached over 1300 downloads this week and have a bunch of new listeners. So WELCOME! We're so glad you're here! We know holidays can be hard, so w…

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Nov. 21, 2021

Research help!

A friend of the show popped over the other day and brought me TONS of files about our guys, Izzy, Harry, Yiddy, and Abe Percansky (Perkins)! He also lent me a few books too. Two of them by Susan Berman. She’s the one whose dad was Davey The Je…

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I thought I'd do a special post about the theme song we've been listening to for the last few months. I discovered this tune when I first started researching. One of the things I did was to search "Kid Cann" and "Isadore Blumenfeld" in YouTube and …

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Transcript: Episode 11: The Insiders (season 1 Finale) Pt 2   Note this is the second half of the transcript, if you missed the first part, go here:   Amy Which brings us to, back in 2000. Sometime I think it was around 2000.  I …

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Episode 11: The Insiders (season 1 Finale) Transcript  Pt 1 I thought I would try to create transcripts for you. But honestly, this took me two days (and I even used a program) so if it's not beneficial to anyone I probably won't keep doing it…

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Nov. 15, 2021

Newsletter November 2021

Hello Friends! I see that people are signing up for our newsletter. THANK YOU!! However, I am not able to send an official newsletter yet as we do not have a physical address (I produce this out of my home) and according to anti-spam laws, you m…

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Nov. 15, 2021

Family pictures

This is a photo that one of my sources gave me. It's Izzy and Lillian, her sister Blanche and her husband Morris, with their friends.  

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This episode is our season one Finale. Our cocktail is the Fancy Free. So mix one up and join us while we talk about some of the sources and online research we’ve done. The Fancy Free: 2 ounces rye whiskey ½ ounce maraschino liqueu…

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