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The enduring kickassness of Smoking Popes – Episode 284

Car Con Carne favorite (and theme song creator) Josh Caterer returns to the show after Smoking Popes delivered yet another phenomenal show, closing out the first annual T1 Fest at…

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Punk rock vs. Type 1 Diabetes: CapGun Heroes and T1 Fest (Episode 283)

Joe and Jimmy from CapGun Heroes opened Day Two of T1 Fest at the Forge in Joliet, and also happen to be the brains behind the festival. They explain the…

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Video – The Reaganomics at T1 Fest

I talked trickle down theory and supply side economics with the Reaganomics. JK, we talked about punk rock and scary movies.

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Video – Smoking Popes at T1 Fest

I caught up with Josh Caterer of Smoking Popes shortly after the band closed down T1 Fest at the Forge in Joliet. We talked a lot about the Popes’ music,…

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Video – Dan Vapid and the Cheats

Dan Vapid’s punk rock resume is massive (Screeching Weasel, Methadones, Riverdales, Sludgeworth, Queers, etc.). He jumped in the car with his band, the Cheats, to talk about how the Cheats…

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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…