The crew listens to Mike’s new ideas for movies. One of them is a story about an Ivy League professor who finds Mike speaking ancient Aramaic in a deli as he is making salami sandwiches and recruits him to crack a famous riddle. Bobby reads from a book inscribed by John Fante. Cartel members are eating shrimp cocktails in Staten Island bodegas, sushi chefs are hired as live-in help. and more mysteries are discovered while none are solved.
DB Cooper puts his airplane heist money towards starting the Starbucks corporation, Santa Anna on Staten Island in exile, LBJ looks to be the only acronym in the White House. Mike gives each European explorer a mob association, Bobby puts his foot down and orders all mufflers to be removed from cars, and the crew puts on their research caps on to do some local internet archeology.
Mike is on curfew, fingerprints get burned off, Bobby talks Times Square piss problems on New Year's Eve, and the crew does a less-than-deep dive into Bob Lazar's Area 51 documentary.
Crazy twists, suttle clues, absurdist notions. This episode of Hidden Treasures looks at the hunt for Forrest Fenn’s treasure, John Wilkes Boothe’s disappearance, and whether or not a time machine would work in Lincoln’s favor. Sponsors for this episode include the Staten Island Datsun Graveyard and Pete’s Potato Bread.Read More