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Car Con Carne

Oct 31, 2019

Jason Narducy (Bob Mould, Split Single, Superchunk, Verbow, Verboten, Jason and Alison, so much more) met me for conversation and THE MOTHERLOAD at City Barbeque in Park Ridge (123 N Northwest Pkwy, Park Ridge, IL 60068). City Barbeque basically set us up with one of everything. I'm still wrestling with the meat sweats...

Oct 23, 2019

It's spooky season on Car Con Carne, and this episode finds the podcast at 13th Floor Haunted House in Melrose Park. Joining me for the experience is the Mizzerables (Joe and Korey), whose most recent album, "whatever... this sucks," is a hooky, guitar-driven collection of melodic punk. Discussed this week:

  • The...

Oct 19, 2019

Oh, man... what a fun episode! I met up with Dan and Nat from 88 Fingers Louie in Lockport, Illinois to join me in walking through Hellsgate Haunted House. You can listen to hear what we thought about it, and hear what Hellsgate creator John Laflamboy has to say about its history and vision.

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Oct 13, 2019

This week, Car Con Carne crosses over with the "Make Us a Mixtape" podcast, hosted by comedians Paul Faravhar and Marty DeRosa. The premise is simple: Their weekly guest makes them a 5-song mixtape and they collectively talk about the tape, song by song. I chose "Chicago music" as my theme. Here's what we talked about...

Oct 10, 2019

Episode 277 - The Safes at Haymarket


Frankie and Patrick O'Malley of the Safes join me for a meal at Haymarket Pub & Brewery (737 W. Randolph). Discussed on the show this week:

  • There are 4 O'Malleys in the Safes... and they come from a family of 11 kids
  • The new album, "Winning Combination"
  • The album is about...