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Burgers! Metal! It’s a Kuma’s Fest preview with The Atlas Moth (Episode 308)

Defining The Atlas Moth’s sound is like “nailing Jell-O to a wall.”

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SIAMÉS does their first U.S. interview inside a car (Episode 305)

Get this band on your radar!

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Zero-proof whiskey and gin: ‘We literally cannot make this fast enough for demand’ (Marcus Sakey of Ritual Zero Proof) – Episode 304

I’m not drunk… YOU’RE DRUNK.

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Where to Eat in Chicago: Fooditor at Finom Coffee (Episode 303)

Start planning your culinary adventures with this episode.

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Video – Yes Factory plays two songs in the car

Yes Factory made the trip down 90 from Rockford to play live and chat outside Superdawg!

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Video – MS SUCKS! Kaustubh ‘Stubhy’ Pandav of Lucky Boys Confusion talks about living with MS

Stubhy and Brad from Hoodie Life come on Car Con Carne to talk about Stubhy’s MS diagnosis, living with the disease and the MS Sucks benefit show happening at Bottom…

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Digging into Dan Vapid’s punk rock resume – Dan Vapid and the Cheats (Episode 286)

Dan Vapid’s been around the punk rock block for decades now, creating indelible music with bands like Screeching Weasel, the Methadones, Riverdales, the Queers and Sludgeworth. After road tripping across…

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He’s in John Mayer’s band! He has a must-hear solo career! He’s won a Grammy! Guitarist Isaiah Sharkey (Episode 248)

This week, guitar great/Grammy winner/John Mayer band member Isaiah Sharkey joins me for phenomenal food from Stefani Prime (6755 N. Cicero). Here’s what we discussed over steak sandwiches, risotto and…

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Celebrating a ‘Cruel Summer’ with KrashKarma (Episode 245)

KrashKarma (Niki and Ralf) returned to Car Con Carne as they stopped through Chicago to play a show at Live Wire (love that place)! One of the in-car highlights was…

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Taking a sex-positive approach to ‘Wizard of Oz’: PS Burlesque (Episode 238)

The women of PS Burlesque join me this week in advance of their new show, “Dorothy Does Oz,” a Wizard of Oz-themed nerdlesque.