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WWE Hall-of-Famer Sunny talks about her wrestling career while trying not to vomit

(1/8/18) There was an issue with an previously-released MP3 of this episode. It’s been corrected, and the episode again exists in its entirety. _ This week is a special episode…

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The Best of Car Con Carne – The Performances (Volume Two) (Episode 140)

This is the second of a two-part special featuring the best of the in-car performances, sponsored by Boost Mobile. http://traffic.libsyn.com/carconcarnepodcast/CCC_BEST_OF_VOLUME_2_final.mp3 Featured in this episode are show-stopping performances from: Michael McDermott…

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The Best of Car Con Carne – The Performances (Volume One) (Episode 139)

Happy Holidays! This is the first of a two-part special just in time for holiday listening! It’s the best of the in-car performances, sponsored by Boost Mobile. http://traffic.libsyn.com/carconcarnepodcast/CCC_BEST_OF_VOLUME_1.mp3 Featured in…

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Evil Engine talks about lead singer’s reality TV experience, mystery album cover body parts and fried pickles (Episode 138)

This week, Chicago band Evil Engine jumps in my car for delicious appetizers from Epic Deli (2616 Schaid Ct, McHenry, IL 60050) http://traffic.libsyn.com/carconcarnepodcast/EVIL_ENGINE_CCC.mp3 In this episode (lovingly sponsored by Boost…

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‘Everybody’s butt puckers up on everything’ – Stand-up comedy talk with comedian Mike Maxwell (Episode 137)

This week, I happily open the passenger door to comedian Mike Maxwell. We meet at Los 2 AmigosĀ 2216 W Algonquin Rd, Rolling Meadows, IL, which is right next door to…

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Public restroom talk over steak sandwiches: Ricobene’s with Abe Kanan, Bass and Tim Virgin (Episode 136)

This week, I’m joined by my very funny colleagues Abe Kanan (WLUP-FM, Abe Kanan on Hold), Tim Virgin (WLUP-FM) and Bass (WLS-AM). We ate at Chicago’s famous home of the…

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Talking NWA and rock and roll with Sheri Shaw (with special guest Billy Corgan) at Madame Zuzu’s (Episode 135)

I’m joined by iconic rock frontman/alternative rock figurehead Billy Corgan and musician/composer/returning guest Sheri Shaw (sstaria) for this week’s episode (sponsored by Boost Mobile). http://traffic.libsyn.com/carconcarnepodcast/Car_Con_Corgan.mp3 DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE Google Play…

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‘Ugly dudes playing ugly music for other ugly dudes’ – Mexican Werewolf (Episode 134)

Rick and Nick from Mexican Werewolf join me for this year’s Thanksgiving episode, recorded at Vaughan’s Pub & Grill (5485 N Northwest Hwy, Chicago, IL 60630). http://traffic.libsyn.com/carconcarnepodcast/Mexican_Werewolf.mp3 In this Boost…

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‘She makes music… and hot sauce!’ Chicago musician Xoe Wise (Episode 133)

Chicago musician Xoe Wise met me for tacos at El Nuevo Taco Loco in Ravenswood (translation: The New Crazy Taco!). http://traffic.libsyn.com/carconcarnepodcast/XOE_WISE.mp3 This episode (sponsored by Boost Mobile) finds us talking…

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‘My sausage has gone rogue’ – Johnnie’s Beef with ‘Punk rock doctor’ Daryl Wilson (Episode 132)

This week, “punk rock doctor” Daryl Wilson joins me for a beef and sausage combo from one of the greatest places on earth, Johnnie’s Beef (7500 W North Ave, Elmwood…