WGN-TV’s Marcus Leshock at Borinquen Lounge: He’s won Emmys, and now he reeks of garlic (Episode 194)
This week, I’m joined by super-talented WGN-TV anchor/host/personality Marcus Leshock (a multiple Emmy winner! A WGN Employee of the Month!). Gaby from Borinquen Lounge (3811 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL…
The name will get your attention; the music will make you a fan. Singer-songwriter Lilly Winwood at Haymarket (Episode 193)
Yes, her dad is *that* Steve Winwood, but Lilly Winwood’s making music that’s really good, and entirely her own.
The reunion Rise Against’s Tim McIlrath helped will into reality: Welcome back, Sidekick Kato (Episode 192)
“The punk kids didn’t like us very much… and the kids who were into the math-y/emo type stuff… we were like ‘fart and dick joke’ guys (to them). We never really fit in anywhere.”
‘If you don’t like the Beer Nuts now, you’ll hate them later’ – Beer Nuts end career, eat sub sandwiches (NSFW) (Episode 191)
Chicago’s hardest-partying band jump in the car before they play their final show for some hilarious (and NSFW) stories.
First, the horror. Then, the live performance: The Burst and Bloom at House of Torment (Episode 190)
A live performance from The Burst and Bloom follows a horrifying run through the House of Torment haunted house.
Scaramouche! Scaramouche! Will you join me for tacos? – Queen tribute the Ready Freddies (Episode 189)
Before the Queen biopic hits theaters, spend some time with Queen tribute band The Ready Freddies!
They won the national #next2rock championship, scored a record deal and rubbed elbows with stars… now Friday Pilots Club eats burgers in a gorgeous Mazda CX-9 (from the Autobarn Mazda of Evanston)
‘I got pretty high and Googled how to make hot sauce’: Trying the delicious varieties of Soothsayer hot sauce (Episode 187)
Kyle from Soothsayer Hot Sauce joins me for pizza from the thrice-visited Dante’s Pizza (2825 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60618).
‘This car doubles as an iron lung’ – Eating vegan food with author Ashlee Piper (Give a S*it) (Episode 186)
Car Con Carne, presented by the Autobarn Mazda of Evanston, heads to the Ravenswood area to meet up with author/vegan/sustainability expert Ashlee Piper. Given Ashlee’s background, it made sense to meet at Urban Vegan (1601-1603 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60613).