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Video – The return of 88 Fingers Louie

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VIDEO – Fighting Type 1 diabetes with punk rock

Joe and Jimmy from Capgun Heroes opened Day Two of T1 Fest, and also happen to be the brains behind the festival. They explain the very personal reason for launching…

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VIDEO – Zombie Schoolboy performs in the car

See Zombie Schoolboy do an acoustic version of their new song “Hey California!”

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Watch the tour of Joliet Prison!

(Ignore the first 75 seconds, as we were wrestling with Facebook Live filter issues.) Blues Brothers was filmed there. Same with Prison Break. Richard Speck and John Wayne Gacy walked…

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A live performance before heading to prison: Zombie Schoolboy at the Old Joliet Prison (Episode 282)

Craig and Billy of Zombie Schoolboy joined me outside the gates of the Old Joliet Prison for a podcast in the “bad” part of Joliet. They played an acoustic version…

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Best of Chicago 2019: Runner-Up

Always the bridesmaid, never the bride. Thanks to all who voted for Car Con Carne in the “BEST MUSIC PODCAST” category in the Chicago Reader’s Best of Chicago 2019 poll….

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He plays in all the bands and eats all the BBQ. Jason Narducy: From Verboten to Split Single (and all points in between) – Episode 281

Jason Narducy (Bob Mould, Split Single, Superchunk, Verbow, Verboten, Jason and Alison, so much more) met me for conversation and THE MOTHERLOAD at City Barbeque in Park Ridge (123 N…

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VIDEO – Jason Narducy and I eat WAY TOO MUCH barbecue.

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

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Episode 280 – The Mizzerables are only here for the boos (recorded at 13th Floor Haunted House)

It’s spooky season on Car Con Carne, and this episode finds the podcast at 13th Floor Haunted House in Melrose Park. Joining me for the experience is the Mizzerables (Joe…