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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…

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Episode 279 – Deep in the bowels of Hellsgate haunted house with 88 Fingers Louie

This is what Halloween fun is all about!

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Video – Hellsgate Haunted House with 88 Fingers Louie

Dan and Nat from 88 Fingers Louie jump in the car after walking through the magnificent Hellsgate Haunted House in Lockport. Hellsgate mastermind John Laflamboy joins us to talk about…

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Episode 278 – The Chicago mixtape (crossover episode with Make Us a Mixtape)

This week, Car Con Carne crosses over with the “Make Us a Mixtape” podcast, hosted by comedians Paul Faravhar and Marty DeRosa. The premise is simple: Their weekly guest makes…

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Video – The Safes at Haymarket

Frankie and Patrick O’Malley of the Safes join me for a meal at Haymarket Pub & Brewery (737 W. Randolph). Discussed on the show this week: There are 4 O’Malleys…

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Episode 277 – The brothers in the Safes talk family and ‘Winning Combination’ at Haymarket

Frankie and Patrick O’Malley of the Safes join me for a meal at Haymarket Pub & Brewery (737 W. Randolph). Discussed on the show this week: There are 4 O’Malleys…