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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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August Hotel plays at-home version of new song ‘S.T.A.R.’ (Episode 392)

August Hotel returns to Car Con Carne for a chat and performance of their new song, “S.T.A.R.” Car Con Carne is sponsored by C&H Financial Services.

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Live performance and conversation with Chicago artist Nathan Graham (Episode 391)

Chicago’s Nathan Graham has been impressing music fans in Chicago for years. Since his first appearance on Car Con Carne, he’s appeared on “The Voice” and gone solo. It was…

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Digging into the defiant Chicago roots of Chicago’s Bloodshot Records with Rob Miller (Episode 390)

Insurgent Country. Defiant Roots. Bloodshot Records has put out incredible, timeless music since launching in 1994. From the big names (Old 97s, Ryan Adams) through genre-defining acts (Jon Langford, Robbie…

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Crossover episode with Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast (Episode 389)

Car Con Carne crosses over and shares an episode with Pop Punk & Pizza, hosted by Jacques LaMore. This time around, I’m the one getting interviewed, as Jacques asks about…

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Western Automatic shares album picks, talks about ‘The Fugitive’ (Episode 388)

Western Automatic recently dropped a new EP (“The Fugitive”), which gave me all the excuse I needed to have them on #quarantineconcarne tonight. Alex, Ben, Jake, Sam and Dave talked…

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Innovation and entrepreneurship for Chicago’s creatives: 2112 (Episode 387)

Chicago’s creative community is lucky to have a resource like 2112 Chicago. I talked tonight with Scott Fetters (director), Rob Tovar (film/the Hangar) and Saudia Davis (Center for Creative Entrepreneurship)…

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Buckledown Brewing in Lyons (Episode 386)

A midwestern work ethic and love for home brewing evolved into the spectacular Buckledown Brewing in Lyons. Head Brewer Ike joins me tonight for #quarantineconcarne! Car Con Carne is sponsored by…

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Father’s Day gift guide from William Grant & Sons (Episode 385)

Father’s Day is a week and a half away… why not give the gift of spirits? William Grant & Sons brand ambassador Seb Derbomez is here with gift suggestions! Car…

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Let’s all go to the drive-in! Louie Mendicino of Chicago Drive-In talks Bridgeview opening (Episode 384)

The drive-in theater is a quintessential American experience, and that experience is on its way back! Drive-in movies start showing at SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview Thursday, courtesy of Chicago Drive-In…