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Car Con Carne

Jan 16, 2021

If you’re looking for spirit-lifting, celebratory music, I might suggest listening to another podcast tonight. 5RVLN5 creates dark, hopeless industrial sounds that feel like the “regret” side of a days-long bender. Chuck Clybourne of 5RVLN5 is here to welcome us to the dark side.


Jan 14, 2021

Joel McHale is one of the funniest actors/hosts/comics/writers/directors in entertainment. Joel joins Car Con Carne this week as part of a partnership with the Brent Sopel Foundation. Brent and I talk with Joel about hosting the 2014 White House Correspondents Dinner, “Tiger King and I,” “Community,” the comedy...


Jan 14, 2021

“Blue collar hip hop” artist Southside Jake is a Chicago-based songwriter whose latest song, “Outside,” is a throwback to more innocent times. We talk about that, growing up on the south side, the music scenes he straddles and the positives of Cameo.


Jan 12, 2021

Malört: Turning taste-buds into taste-foes for generations. CH Distillery owner/head distiller Tremaine Atkinson joins me to talk about the most “Chicago” spirit of all.  We also cover plenty of CH history, too.


Jan 12, 2021

Meet The Well Tempered. RIYL Depeche Mode, Nine Inch Nails, New Order.

The synthy, moody gloom of the Well Tempered feels appropriate for January, to say nothing of a January spinning out of 2020. The project of musician Robert Bock recently released the “Three Sisters” EP, a song cycle that emerged from emotions...