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Q101 Podqasts

Announced this morning: Car Con Carne is officially part of the Q101 Podqast Family. I’m thrilled to again be associated with the radio station that launched my media career, and excited that they’re all-in for a digital future. Looking forward…

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Car Con Carne is nominated for “Best Music Podcast” in the Chicago Reader’s “Best of 2023” poll, and I’d love your help! You can vote by clicking through to the direct CCC entry here: If you want to copy and…

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Best Music Podcast – Best of Chicago 2022

The Chicago Reader’s “Best of 2022” issue is out, and Car Con Carne took First Place in the “Best Music Podcast” category. Over 800 episodes in, I’m really proud of the work I do on the show … especially as…

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Episode 800 trailer

Here’s a preview of Episode 800, debuting as an audio and video episode on 12/12/22. For this anniversary episode, I’m featuring 10 memorable moments from the almost-nine years of the show. I intentionally don’t refer to the moments as the…

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Episode 800 is coming: Sponsor one of the “top ten” moments!

I’ve been thinking for a while about what to do for Episode 800 (landing early December, 2022). Since Car Con Carne has been rolling for close to ten years, I thought I’d use the anniversary moment to take inventory of…

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New trailer!

Check out the fantastic new trailer, produced by the talented Giorgio Reyes!

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Welcome, Buona!

Car Con Carne is proud to announce a partnership with Chicago area institution Buona (as if I needed an excuse to go to Buona more often)! Buona’s celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, and it’s an honor to be part…

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Virtual Tip Jar

Car Con Carne has been podcasting in and around Chicago for over six years. In 2020, inspired by the pandemic, the production schedule accelerated to five nights a week. That’s led to added production, hosting and gear costs.  If you…

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Local H announces first post-pandemic concert event: Harvest Moon Twin Drive-In Theatre in Gibson City on 6/25/20! (Episode 377)

Scott Lucas of Local H announces the first post-pandemic concert event: June 25 at Harvest Moon Twin Cinemas drive-in (Gibson City, Illinois)!