R&B artist/rapper Bianca Shaw meets me in Hyde Park this week for conversation over Nashville Hot Chicken at the Budlong. Car Con Carne has a long and loving relationship with the Budlong, dating all the way back to Episode 48
The women of PS Burlesque join me this week in advance of their new show, “Dorothy Does Oz,” a Wizard of Oz-themed nerdlesque.
DJ Chanté Linwood: ‘If you want something, you’ll do it… you’ll find a way to get it done.” (Episode 237)
DJ/actor/comedian Chanté Linwood joined me for amazing food from Haymarket Pub & Brewery (737 W. Randolph). And yes, Haymarket is a Car Con Carne favorite!
Cirque du Soleil “VOLTA” is, on the surface, a circus; a big top amalgam of a number of circus-type acts and feats. But it seems reductive to leave the description…
Radio Hall of Fame member Garry Meier jumps in the Mazda CX-9 on the eve of his weeklong fill-in doing mornings on WLS-AM 890.
Hard Rock Cafe: Chicago has been in River North for 33 years; its sign is one of the most iconic landmarks in downtown Chicago. Now, decades into the chain’s history, the menu has been completely revamped.
Tiffany is an internationally beloved singer, songwriter, actress and teen icon. In this week’s episode, she and guitarist/producer Mark Alberici jumped in a Mazda CX-9 to have lunch with me after playing two sold-out shows at the Allstate Arena for the “Mixtape Tour” (along with NKOTB, Debbie Gibson, Naughty by Nature and Salt n Pepa).
From unrequited love to ‘first-time man sluts’: ‘I Saw You’ reads Chicago personal ads (Episode 232)
“I Saw You” is a gut-busting, live performance comedy show of real Chicago personals held the first and third Wednesdays of each month at the Town Hall Pub (3340 N. Halsted).
We wore our fat pants for the recording. No regrets.
Local H rocks! Scott Lucas talks about the band’s history from the beginning through today.