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Car Con Carne

Oct 27, 2022

For this episode (recorded on my aunt’s birthday!), I’m joined by Pink Frost at Pizzeria Serio (1708 W. Belmont).

We talked about the excellent new Pink Frost album, Until the Summer Comes, as we sampled a few of Pizzeria Serio’s brick oven pies. We all agreed that the “Sweet Heat” (Mama Lil’s peppers,...

Oct 25, 2022

It's been said that you can't truly judge a politician's worth until you watch them being interviewed in a 10-year-old car while eating pizza.


Paul Vallas is the former CEO of Chicago Public Schools and former budget director for the city of Chicago. He ran for Illinois Governor and Lt. Governor, and most recently was...

Oct 20, 2022

Author Matt Pais returns with a new book that broadens his 90s pop culture net: "Talk '90s with Me: 23 Unpredictable Conversations with Stars of an Unforgettable Decade.” The book’s a super fun collection of interviews with TV/film entertainers from the 1990s, spanning a variety of genres.

We talk about his 23...

Oct 18, 2022

This episode finds Car Con Carne at 13th Floor Haunted House (5050 River Road, Schiller Park). Featured in this episode: Fred Frey (frontman/songwriter, You Died), Zach Spangler (video producer, ZSpang) and Bryan Kopp (Senior General Manager, Thirteenth Floor Entertainment Group)

We talked to Bryan about our visit to...

Oct 11, 2022

It’s that time of year! Car Con Carne hit the road to visit the The Old Joliet Haunted Prison  (401 Woodruff Rd, Joliet, IL 60432). Sharing in the spooktacular with me were James Farber and Patrick McDermott of local band James The Boneless .

We talked about our experiences walking through the attractions at the Old...