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Car Con Carne

Jan 26, 2024

Bill Jacobs (Owner, Piece Pizzeria & Brewery) returns to the show to talk about Piece’s Slice To Meet You pizza collaboration benefit for PAWS Chicago. Every time you order one of their celebrity chef featured pizzas, $50 gets donated to PAWS Chicago. 


With featured collaborations with Stephanie Izard and Rick...

Jan 19, 2024

Tom Marker’s been playing the blues on Chicago radio since 1975. He’s probably best known for his time on-air at WXRT radio, where he hosted the “Blues Breakers” specialty show for close to 40 years.


These days, you can listen to Tom weekly on  “Blues Time with Tom Marker,” Saturdays 7-9 p.m. on WDCB.


Jan 15, 2024

Sunday, January 14 in the Chicago area was, by all accounts, miserable. The windchill dipped well below zero and it was the kind of day where no one wanted to leave the warmth of their home.

I had a rescheduled podcast interview planned for the afternoon; so, weather be damned, I was going to make the trip to the...

Jan 13, 2024

This episode marks the return of Sister Soleil (Stella Katsoudas). Back in the mid-late 90s, Sister Soleil exploded on the Chicago scene, selling out shows (and thousands of copies of the independent release “Drown Me In You”) 

A major label run for Stella followed, with two albums released by Universal. Neither...

Jan 9, 2024

Art Alexakis of Everclear joins me for a special episode of Car Con Carne.


Everclear returns to the greater Chicago area for two shows at the end of January:

  • Thursday, January 25:  Des Plaines Theatre
  • Friday, January 26:  Arcada Theatre


I’ve interviewed Art a handful of times since my early Q101 days, dating...