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Alice Cooper and Beasto Blanco, through the eyes of bass titan Chuck Garric (Episode 292)

Chuck Garric (bass, Alice Cooper / frontman and guitar, Beasto Blanco) returns to Car Con Carne before an Alice Cooper gig at the Genessee in Waukegan. Discussed this week: Why…

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‘There’s not a moment in my life that I’m not living with this’ – Lucky Boys Confusion’s Stubhy on MS (Episode 291)

Kaustubh “Stubhy” Pandav (Lucky Boys Confusion) and Brad Chagdes (Hoodie Life) join Car Con Carne this week to discuss Stubhy’s recent MS diagnosis and the upcoming benefit event, “MS SUCKS.”…

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Death by cocktail sauce with Local H and Liar’s Club (Episode 290)

Local H – Liar’s Club Saturday 11/23/19
16th Annual KT’s Kids benefit – 12/8/19 at Liar’s Club

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Blood People unbox their namesake burger at Good Measure (Episode 289)

Blood People are back on the podcast after a couple years away! We recorded at the fantastic River North restaurant Good Measure (226 W. Chicago Avenue), and Chef Matt joined…

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‘You are destined to experience most things bewildered and alone’: ‘OddBox’ creator Steve Gadlin (Episode 288)

Entrepreneur Steve Gadlin (I Want to Draw a Cat for You, Raccoon Penis Bones, Two-Film t-shirt, OddBox) joins me this week for pierogi in Chicago’s Loop area. It’s been a…

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Meet my new best friends, The Reaganomics (Episode 287)

I talked trickle down theory and supply side economics with the Reaganomics. JK, we talked about punk rock and scary movies. This episode is sponsored by C&H Financial Services.

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Digging into Dan Vapid’s punk rock resume – Dan Vapid and the Cheats (Episode 286)

Dan Vapid’s been around the punk rock block for decades now, creating indelible music with bands like Screeching Weasel, the Methadones, Riverdales, the Queers and Sludgeworth. After road tripping across…

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88 Fingers Louie returns! (Episode 285)

It’s the return of Denis Buckley and Dan Precision of 88 Fingers Louie as they were getting ready to play at this year’s T1 Fest. 88 Fingers Louie is a…

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The enduring kickassness of Smoking Popes – Episode 284

Car Con Carne favorite (and theme song creator) Josh Caterer returns to the show after Smoking Popes delivered yet another phenomenal show, closing out the first annual T1 Fest at…

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Punk rock vs. Type 1 Diabetes: CapGun Heroes and T1 Fest (Episode 283)

Joe and Jimmy from CapGun Heroes opened Day Two of T1 Fest at the Forge in Joliet, and also happen to be the brains behind the festival. They explain the…