‘When you’re on the street, you’ve got a millisecond to make a decision’ – The Chicago PoPo Report joins me for cop talk (Episode 226)
Paul Ciolino and Lupe Aguirre of The Chicago PoPo Report (Saturdays 7-9 p.m. on WLS-AM 890) jump in my car to talk about crime and punishment.
Chicago has its own record-pressing plant… and it’s awesome!
Episode 216 – The 4th annual Baconfest preview, with Logan Square restaurant Twain and Baconfest co-founder Seth Zurer
BACON, BACON, BACON, BACON, BACON, BACON, BACON, BACON
Chicago punk heroes go to a holiday-themed haunted house and eat burrito bowls in a Mazda CX-9.
Repeat offenders in record stores’ clearance bins
“There’s nothing like being the hero of a real trainwreck.”
The name will get your attention; the music will make you a fan. Singer-songwriter Lilly Winwood at Haymarket (Episode 193)
Yes, her dad is *that* Steve Winwood, but Lilly Winwood’s making music that’s really good, and entirely her own.
The reunion Rise Against’s Tim McIlrath helped will into reality: Welcome back, Sidekick Kato (Episode 192)
“The punk kids didn’t like us very much… and the kids who were into the math-y/emo type stuff… we were like ‘fart and dick joke’ guys (to them). We never really fit in anywhere.”
Poi Dog Pondering’s Frank Orrall: Conversation about food, music and Chicago at City Winery (Episode 171)
One of Chicago’s most beloved musicians, Frank Orrall of Poi Dog Pondering, jumps in the car in advance of his solo show at City Winery (8/2/18). City Winery is always…
Chicago band-on-the-rise, 101 WKQX Piqniq artist and national Next2Rock finalist, Marina City jumps in the car for a wild, delicious romp through the menu of recently-opened restaurant City Barbeque in…