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Comedian Kyle Kinane (Episode 871)

It was an absolute pleasure to have comedian Kyle Kinane join me for a chat about comedy, his hilarious new “Shocks and Struts” special, and the planet-friendly taste treat, Takis. We cover a lot of ground, though here are some…

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Emmy-winning comic Dwayne Kennedy talks about Chicago’s comedy scene (Episode 828)

“Out of the Loop” is a new documentary about Chicago’s stand-up comedy scene (available on streaming services 4/11/23). The people speaking in the doc represent a “who’s who” of Chicago comedy, including Hannibal Buress, Jeff Garlin, Deon Cole, Erica Clark,…

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Comedian Mike Stricker eats hot dogs, says funny things (Episode 812)

Comedian Mike Stricker joins me for hot dogs from Gene & Jude’s in this episode. He’s a very funny guy, and we talked about: *How I totally forgot we’d already met, and feel really dumb about it. *Gene & Jude’s…

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‘Roast Battle,’ radio and running late: Kevin Kellam (Episode 791)

KELLAM ALL! Kevin Kellam returns to the podcast after many years to talk about the fantastic “Roast Battle” nights happening at the Lincoln Lodge (1st and 3rd Thursdays, 8pm). Roast Battle pits two comedians against one another in a no-holds…

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WGN-TV Morning News Announcer Mike Toomey appearing at ‘Comedy for Cancer’ benefit (Episode 704)

The WGN-TV Morning News is a morning show crowded with smart, funny people. Even with a “full house” of familiar personalities, Mike Toomey manages to stand out thanks to his timing, delivery and wildly creative mind. As a stand-up comic,…

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Chicago’s ‘man of the people,’ comedian Pat Tomasulo previews Zanies event (Episode 555)

He is truly a “man of the people.” Comedian, sportscaster, and larger-than-life Chicago media personality Pat Tomasulo is part of Zanies’ virtual “Laugh More Live (Cupid Edition)” on Sunday. He joins me live right now on Car Con Carne! Also…

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‘Woke’ star T. Murph previews Zanies comedy special (Episode 554)

Valentine’s Day is coming, and Zanies has planned an evening of live comedy to cozy up to. T. Murph (“Woke” on Hulu) is set to appear in the Zanies virtual show “Laugh More Live (Cupid Edition),” along with Joe Kilgallon,…

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Handsome Naked talks turkey sandwiches, puppetry and football (Episode 548)

The very funny, award-winning comedy hip-hop group Handsome Naked returns to Car Con Carne in a “pre-game show” before the big game. I love these guys… they always crack me up. Vote Car Con Carne and Handsome Naked in the…

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Erica Nicole Clark: Teacher by day. Stand-up comic by night. Mr. T’s daughter always. (Episode 539)

The very funny Erica Nicole Clark joins me to preview the Laugh More Virtual Comedy Series for Zanies! We talk about life under Zoom, the awfulness of Wrigleyville and her super-famous father (Mr. T). The Laugh More Virtual Comedy Series…

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Chicago comedian Calvin Evans headlines Zanies for NYE (Episode 527)

Zanies is ringing in the new year with a live streaming event of Chicago comedians, hosted by the very-funny Calvin Evans. Calvin’s my guest tonight, as we try to burn 2020 from our minds.