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Nocturna Transmission: Goth DJ Scary Lady Sarah eats vegan food from Upton’s Breakroom (Episode 211)

The victims have been bled /
Red velvet lines the black box

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Drum giant Matt Walker (Sons of the Silent Age, Morrissey, Smashing Pumpkins, Garbage, etc.) tells career stories outside Chicago Diner (Episode 205)

One of modern rock’s most celebrated and accomplished drummers meets Car Con Carne at Chicago Diner

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Sex, drugs and rock and roll done the Chicago way: Author Steve Silver at La Humita (Episode 204)

Chicago stories told by a guy who’s seen and done it all

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Tom Higgenson of Plain White Ts: From Villa Park to the Grammys and Tonys (Episode 177)

Tom Higgenson of Plain White Ts joined me for a long overdue catchup. And for this episode, we went for burritos at Los Burritos #2 in his old stomping grounds of Villa Park.

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Stabbing Westward: ‘All I wanted to do was drink beer and sing songs and maybe have sex’ (Episode 127)

Christopher Hall and Walter Flakus of Stabbing Westward jump in the Mazda 3 for conversation before taking the stage at Metro to headline Cold Waves 2017 at Metro. This episode…

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Meatless for Mars: Radio talk and vegan food with veteran DJ Johnny Mars (Episode 89)

Legendary Chicago radio DJ Johnny Mars (WXRT) jumps in the car for a (gasp) vegetarian meal at Amitabul (6207 N Milwaukee Ave). http://traffic.libsyn.com/carconcarnepodcast/295606883-carconcarne-meatless-for-mars-radio-talk.mp3 DOWNLOAD Google Play Music iTunes Stitcher We…

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Local H: As Good As Fed (Car Con Carne TV Pilot) (Episode 72)

BREAKING: A Car Con Carne TV pilot is being worked on as you’re reading this. Scott Lucas of super-huge Chicago band Local H joined me for the pilot’s first shoot,…