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Lookout! Records history with the Smugglers’ Grant Lawrence (Episode 543)

Lookout! Records was one of the most significant punk labels of all time. They helped introduce the world to Green Day, Operation Ivy, Screeching Weasel and so many more. Punk hero, member of the Smugglers, broadcaster, podcaster and author…Grant Lawrence…

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Ascot-wearing Radio Buzzkills frontman readies punk holiday comp (Episode 499)

As the world is slowly transitioning to nonstop holiday music, so too is the pop punk community. “A Gutter Pop Christmas,” a compilation of pop punk bands doing holiday songs, comes out on Cyber Monday. Zac Buzzkill of the Radio…

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Wilmette celebrates day of EP release in bed, on Car Con Carne (Episode 461)

Wilmette’s new self-titled EP came out today (on Mutant League Records), and the band chatted from bed(?) to talk about their music, videos, and horror movies. Car Con Carne is sponsored by C&H Financial Services.

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This is a podcast about a girl: The Mr. T Experience (Episode 434)

Dr. Frank of the long-running and celebrated California pop-punk band The Mr. T Experience joins me today to talk about remastering the band’s catalog, including the new compilation “MTX Forever” and the rerelease of “…And the Women Who Love Them.”…

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Guest host Stubhy (Lucky Boys Confusion) revisits ‘Songs From a Scene’ with a roundtable chat (Episode 405)

Songs From a Scene: Guest host Stubhy of Lucky Boys Confusion leads a roundtable of familiar faces and names (Tom Higgenson of Plain White Ts, Pat Gilroy of the Hoodie Life, Adam Krier of Lucky Boys Confusion and AM Taxi,…

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Crossover episode with Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast (Episode 389)

Car Con Carne crosses over and shares an episode with Pop Punk & Pizza, hosted by Jacques LaMore. This time around, I’m the one getting interviewed, as Jacques asks about my radio history, the current status of Car Con Carne,…

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Stubhy of LBC talks about the reissue of the band’s 1st album, MS and comic books (Episode 317)

Old friend Kaustubh Pandav of Lucky Boys Confusion and The Hoodie Life returns to talk about comics, beer, living with MS, last December’s successful MS Sucks benefit and the rerelease of LBC’s first, indie album on vinyl… for the first…

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Mest: Growing up and moving forward (Episode 302)

Mest is back!

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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.” (Side note: I’m emceeing the event!) Thanks to our friends…

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VIDEO – Chicago pop-punk band the Mizzerables at 13th Floor haunted house