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Car Con Carne

Dec 7, 2019

Just two years ago, Rolling Stone named Emma White one of "10 New Country Stars to Watch." Now she's in my car with burgers from Haymarket Pub & Brewery (737 W. Randolph. I love everything about Haymarket. Great food. Great beer.

In between performing on "Windy City Live" and hitting the stage at Haymarket, Emma and her...


Nov 30, 2019

Chuck Garric (bass, Alice Cooper / frontman and guitar, Beasto Blanco) returns to Car Con Carne before an Alice Cooper gig at the Genessee in Waukegan.

Discussed this week:

  • Why do punk bands have the best names?
  • Cannibalism!
  • Chuck: Beast on stage, zen guy off stage.
  • Chuck's eating habits.
  • The relentless Alice...


Nov 30, 2019

Kaustubh "Stubhy" Pandav (Lucky Boys Confusion) and Brad Chagdes (Hoodie Life) join Car Con Carne this week to discuss Stubhy's recent MS diagnosis and the upcoming benefit event, "MS SUCKS." (Side note: I'm emceeing the event!)

Thanks to our friends at Casa Indigo for providing the fantastic tacos and...


Nov 23, 2019

This is a great episode with fantastic people: Scott Lucas (Local H) and Herb Rosen (Liar's Club) join me for fried and smoked delights from Hagen's Fish Market (5635 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60634).

One consistent thread throughout the show is our self-inflicted discomfort from using too much spicy St. Elmo's...


Nov 21, 2019

Blood People are back on the podcast after a couple years away! We recorded at the fantastic River North restaurant Good Measure (226 W. Chicago Avenue), and Chef Matt joined us for the show!

We sampled the limited-time-only Blood People burger (Beyond Burger, CBD cashew butter, jalapeno and black grape jelly,...