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‘S.W.A.T.’ / SoA star Kenny Johnson talks about dyslexia, arm wrestling and acting (Episode 594)

This episode is another collaboration with the non profit Brent Sopel Foundation, part of the “You Are Not Alone Series.” Brent’s a retired professional hockey player. As a defenseman, he played professional hockey in the NHL, KHL, and AHL. In…

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Joel McHale talks ‘Stargirl,’ ‘The Soup’ and why we all need a Ken Jeong (Episode 537)

Joel McHale is one of the funniest actors/hosts/comics/writers/directors in entertainment. Joel joins Car Con Carne this week as part of a partnership with the Brent Sopel Foundation. Brent and I talk with Joel about hosting the 2014 White House Correspondents…

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“I love you, and you’ll learn to love me, too” – The Honeymoon Phase (Episode 467)

October is the month when it’s imperative to watch every horror movie possible. Start today by checking out the newly-released film “The Honeymoon Phase,” a thriller that offers an unsettling look into the nature of relationships. “Honeymoon Phase” director Phillip…

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Michael Shannon is one of our era’s greatest actors (Episode 393)

Actor Michael Shannon talks about some of his most famous films (including Shape of Water, Knives Out, Man of Steel) and talks about his love for music.

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Episode 270 – Damn you people! This is golf. Not a rock concert! (Christopher McDonald / “Shooter McGavin”)

This is a fun one. I’m joined by actor Christopher McDonald, who’s been in EVERYTHING. That said, he’s easily most recognized for playing Shooter McGavin in Happy Gilmore. He jumped in the car early in the day as it was…

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VIDEO – Damn you people! This is golf. Not a rock concert! (Shooter McGavin)

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Tiffany: International pop star, foodie and evolving artist (Episode 233)

Tiffany is an internationally beloved singer, songwriter, actress and teen icon. In this week’s episode, she and guitarist/producer Mark Alberici jumped in a Mazda CX-9 to have lunch with me after playing two sold-out shows at the Allstate Arena for the “Mixtape Tour” (along with NKOTB, Debbie Gibson, Naughty by Nature and Salt n Pepa).

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From unrequited love to ‘first-time man sluts’: ‘I Saw You’ reads Chicago personal ads (Episode 232)

“I Saw You” is a gut-busting, live performance comedy show of real Chicago personals held the first and third Wednesdays of each month at the Town Hall Pub (3340 N. Halsted).

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Listen to a live musical preview of ‘Take Me’ with Jon Langford and actors Nicole Bloomsmith and Carmine Grisolia (Episode 227)

“Take Me” debuts at the Strawdog Theatre Company on May 20. Co-created by the team of Mark Guarino and Jon Langford (Waco Brothers, Mekons, lots of amazing things), “Take Me” is “a comic fantasia about searching the vast universe for answers when all along they may be found inside.”

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Hard-working, super-talented Chicago actor Mickey O’Sullivan eats Byron’s hot dogs, talks movies/TV (Episode 207)

“Chef Dan” from “The Chi” returns to eat Chicago dogs from Byron’s!