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Car Con Carne

Jun 25, 2017


Johnny and Will from Chicago band The Evictions jump in the Mazda 3 for jibaritos from Borinquen Lounge (3811 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60618). They also did an amazing in-car performance, but before that happened we talked about:

  • How dwarfism kept the third member of the Evictions...

Jun 19, 2017

Ralph Covert (Ralph's World, Bad Examples) jumps in my car to eat goat tacos from Taqueria Atontonilco in Pilsen (1637 S Blue Island Ave). Ralph's an incredibly talented songwriter, and we cover a lot of ground:

  • The early days of Bad Examples and the DIY foundation the band was built on
  • Condoms-as-band-marketing
  • The...

Jun 11, 2017

This week, Boost Mobile presents Chicago rockabilly/doo-wop/soul band Them Guilty Aces on Car Con Carne. Somehow, I managed to cram four band members and myself into the Mazda 3. Things got a little tricker when the band played two songs (which are utterly fantastic and you'll hear them toward the end of the show).


Jun 4, 2017


This week, I'm joined by Turnspit members Gillian McGhee and Jason Swearingen for hummus and falafel from Sultan's Market (2057 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60647).

They debut a stunning new song called "Walk Away," but before that happens, we discuss:

  • I got a fish soda, but it's not a real...