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Car Con Carne

May 28, 2016

Mere hours after colleague Sherman (101 WKQX) posted a video of the Goodman Theatre sign in flames that went viral, he sat shotgun for Car Con Carne. This episode finds us at Susie's Drive-Thru at 4126 W. Montrose. The show opens with audio from the video, and then we get into exactly *how* it went viral. From there, we...


May 24, 2016

What do you do when your band guest is vegetarian? Feed him falafel. Sean Lenart, frontman of Victorian Halls joined me in Skokie for a conversation over Middle Eastern food at Pita Inn. We talked about the band's long history, as well as: The latest album, Hyperalgesia (Victory Records) Victorian Halls'...


May 18, 2016

Welcome to a truly behind-the-scenes episode. Car Con Carne is shooting a TV pilot this summer; a for-real, I'm-not-kidding, television show, produced by some of the most talented TV people in Chicago. Before that happens, there are a lot of audio, video and content questions that need to be figured out. To address...


May 10, 2016

This episode picks up where the last one left off, as Mancow and I eat hot dogs in the parking lot of Irving's in Wilmette. The eating-and-talking-in-a-car concept may not have worked for Mancow. He calls me out at one point ("You're talking with your mouthful and you're spitting. It's very rude.") We also talk about:...


May 4, 2016

Media superstar Mancow jumps in the passenger seat for "My Dinner with Mancow (Part One): An intimate conversation over hot dogs"(at Irving's for Red Hot Lovers in Wilmette). I've worked with Mancow off and on for years, and remain in awe over how he builds and puts on a radio show. We talk about radio, specifically...