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Episode 279 – Deep in the bowels of Hellsgate haunted house with 88 Fingers Louie

This is what Halloween fun is all about!

Posted in Chicago Episodes

Episode 278 – The Chicago mixtape (crossover episode with Make Us a Mixtape)

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…

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Episode 277 – The brothers in the Safes talk family and ‘Winning Combination’ 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…

Posted in Brent Sopel Golf Tournament Chicago Bears Episodes

Episode 276 – Former Chicago Bear Jay McElroy talks about playing for his hometown team

NFL star Jay McElroy talks about playing for the Colts in the 90s and the Bears in the 00s.

Posted in Brent Sopel Golf Tournament Episodes

Episode 275-Triple amputee/war hero/Gary Sinise Foundation rep Bryan Anderson

The most inspirational interview you’ll hear this week… Bryan’s a remarkable man.

Posted in Brent Sopel Golf Tournament Chicago White Sox Episodes

Episode 274 – Former “South Side Hit Man” Eric Soderholm talks baseball, spirituality

Former Chicago White Sox Eric Soderholm talks about his days playing for Bill Veeck’s “South Side Hitmen” and the spiritual path his life’s taken since then.

Posted in Brent Sopel Golf Tournament Chicago Blackhawks Episodes

Episode 273 – NHL star Brent Sopel at the Brent Sopel Celebrity Golf Tournament

Former Blackhawk/Stanley Cup winner Brent Sopel has wrestled with dyslexia his entire life. These days, he’s throwing everything he has at helping kids with dyslexia, through the Brent Sopel Foundation….

Posted in Brent Sopel Golf Tournament Episodes Football

Episode 272 – NFL star Tim Tyrrell and I bond over a shared AC/DC love

I’m pretty sure Tim Tyrrell (Steelers, Rams, Bills, Falcons) and I are besties at this point. It really comes down to a mutual passion for all things AC/DC. He was…

Posted in Baseball Brent Sopel Golf Tournament Episodes

Episode 271 – Ex-Chicago White Sox pitcher Adam Russell remembers his time on the South Side

Former Sox hurler Adam Russell talked about his career and playing with the phenomenal talent that populated the White Sox in the late-00s. We talked at the Brent Sopel Celebrity…

Posted in Actors Brent Sopel Golf Tournament Episodes

Episode 270 – Damn you people! This is golf. Not a rock concert! (Christopher McDonald / “Shooter McGavin”)

This is a fun one. I’m joined by actor Christopher McDonald, who’s been in EVERYTHING. That said, he’s easily most recognized for playing Shooter McGavin in Happy Gilmore. He jumped…