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Episode 0103 - “The Shadow Knows”

39 minutes | Wednesday, June 21, 2023

Frank Murphy is joined by his friend Kathryn Frady of Marble City Opera. Frank is excited about the longest day of the year on Wednesday. 
Frank became a Kansas City Barbeque Society Certified Barbeque Judge and learned how to judge pork, chicken, ribs, and beef brisket. 
On Saturday, June 24, Frank will announce the winners at the Big BBQ Bash in Maryville. The contest is a fundraiser for the Helen Ross McNabb Foundation’s Military Services. Learn more at 
The Big BBQ Bash is part of Maryville’s Summer on Broadway festival, which also includes a farmer’s market, a classic car show, a dock dogs competition, and the Hops in the Hills craft beer festival. 
This episode is sponsored by (don’t forget the S). Buy books and other merchandise autographed by Body Farm founder Dr. Bill Bass at including Body Farm t-shirts. You can also get several of Sam Venable’s books, signed by the author and the new book by former UT counsel Ron Leadbetter. 
Listener April attended opening night of Marble City Opera’s production of Susannah on June 8, 2023. She wore her Frank & Friends Show bucket hat for a photo with Kathryn. 
Frank and his wife Jere attended the second performance. Kathryn was glad that Frank liked the music in Susannah. After the performance, he attempted a joke about disliking modern operas that have “that atonal s***” but the joke fell flat. Kathryn mentions that there are tritones in some modern operas. 
Kathryn applied for and received several grants for Marble City Opera. She emailed the board members to tell them the good news and several board members hit “reply all” to congratulate her. 
Kathryn needed Frank’s address the last three times she came over. Frank noticed that his Google Maps app can display the addresses of people in his contact list. Frank looked up his own address on Google Maps and could see his own shadow in their aerial photo of his property. 
On the next episode, Frank will tell Kathryn about a critter he saved from drowning in the pool. 
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Episode 0103 - “The Shadow Knows”
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