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Nov 19, 2017

Rick and Nick from Mexican Werewolf join me for this year's Thanksgiving episode, recorded at Vaughan's Pub & Grill (5485 N Northwest Hwy, Chicago, IL 60630). 

In this Boost Mobile-sponsored show we discuss:

  • The "Irish as ****-ness" of Vaughan's
  • The John Carpenter filmography
  • The deliciousness of Vaughan's food. That...


Nov 13, 2017

Chicago musician Xoe Wise met me for tacos at El Nuevo Taco Loco in Ravenswood (translation: The New Crazy Taco!). This episode produced by Boost Mobile finds us talking about:

  • Primo Chuki's: Why's that taqueria crawling with people while Nuevo Taco Loco has no customers
  • Xoe's zydeco background. Bon temps rouler!
  • Xoe's...


Nov 6, 2017

This week, "punk rock doctor" Daryl Wilson joins me for a beef and sausage combo from one of the greatest places on earth, Johnnie's Beef (7500 W North Ave, Elmwood Park, IL 60707).

Daryl's most famously known as the frontman for legendary Chicago punk rock band The Bollweevils. By day, he's the EMS Medical Director at...


Oct 29, 2017

I'm joined by the members of Chicago band The War on Peace for a podcast recorded in October outside the House of Torment haunted house in Morton Grove.

They played an absolutely spectacular version of "High Rise Lies" in my Mazda 3 and talked about their music and history as a band. 

This week's Boost Mobile Social...


Oct 23, 2017

Jim Heath (Reverend Horton Heat) jumps in my car for burgers at Billy Goat Tavern (430 N. Michigan - Lower Level) and conversation about his long and awesome career.

You can watch the video of us driving to Billy Goat here

We chat about:

  • Rev's love affair with Chicago ("What's the number one city in the world?...