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Car Con Carne

Jan 17, 2018

This week, it's a trip to Berwyn (said in the best possible Svengoolie voice) for amazing food from Big Guys Sausage Stand. I'm joined by peerless food writer Mike Gebert (owner and editor-in-chief of Fooditor, author of The Fooditor 99: Where To Eat and What To Eat There) and Big Guy's owner Brendan O'Connor. 

We...


Jan 8, 2018

Coyote Riot (pronounced "KEYE-OAT," not "KEYE-oaty," like I say throughout the episode) joins me for amazing cheesy beefs from Pop's (10337 S Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL 60655). More amazing, they play a blistering version of "I Was Born to Take It Easy" in my car. Yep... bluegrass performed live in a Mazda 3. So...


Jan 1, 2018

This week is a special episode recorded outside of the car (and without food). As 2017 was winding down, I caught up with Sunny (WWE Hall-of-Famer) backstage at a Berwyn Championship Wrestling event. Sunny was fighting the stomach flu that night (the first thing she said before recording was "I hope your mic...


Dec 31, 2017

This is the second of a two-part special featuring the best of the in-car performances, sponsored by Boost Mobile. Featured in this episode are show-stopping performances from:

Michael McDermott “Willow Springs” (7/4/16)

Turnspit “Walk Away” (6/5/17)

Them Guilty Aces “Last Straw” (6/11/17)

Lucky Boys...


Dec 25, 2017

Happy Holidays! This is the first of a two-part special just in time for holiday listening! It's the best of the in-car performances, sponsored by Boost Mobile. Featured in this episode, show-stopping performances from:

Josh Caterer “Need You Around” (12/1/15)

The War on Peace “High Rise Lies” (10/29/17)