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‘Dystopian’ Chicago band Replicant eats poutine, talks Cold Waves (Episode 130)

This week, I eat poutine from the Donermen food truck with the members of Replicant. They jumped in the Mazda 3 right after their performance at the annual Cold Waves…

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Unboxing a ‘mystery bag of food’ with pro wrestler Jay Bradley (Episode 128)

(CAR CON CARNE PRESENTED BY BOOST MOBILE) My new best friend, pro wrestler Jay Bradley (TNA, WWE, OVW, AAW, Resistance Pro, etc.) piledrives his way into the passenger seat for…

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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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‘Where did all the Busch beer come from?’ – Live performance from Black Bear Rodeo (Episode 126)

This week, the Boost Mobile-sponsored Car Con Carne finds me driving to Oak Lawn to meet Chicago band Black Bear Rodeo at Grassano’s (5651 W 87th St, Oak Lawn, IL…

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Burlesque and ice cream: A visit from Peep Show (Episode 125)

I’m joined by three of the stars of “Peep Show,” a burlesque revue currently running in Chicago. Performers Sauda Namir, Kevlar B. Lightning (The curvy cutie with a bulletproof booty)…

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Ghosts, serial killers and grave robberies: Author/Chicago historian Adam Selzer (Episode 124)

http://traffic.libsyn.com/carconcarnepodcast/CCC_Selzer.mp3 Author Adam Selzer of Mysterious Chicago jumps in the front seat for pizza from D’Agostino’s on Ogden (752 N Ogden Ave, Chicago, IL 60642). This week’s episode is lovingly presented…

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Thanking 88 Fingers Louie singer Denis ‘for being a friend’ (Episode 123)

Denis Buckley, frontman of 88 Fingers Louie, joins me for tacos at El Cid II (2645 Kedzie). http://traffic.libsyn.com/carconcarnepodcast/88fl_revisited.mp3 This week’s episode is sponsored by the good people at BOOST MOBILE. Discussed…

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‘There’s a bar?’ – live performance from W.O.R.M. and pizza from Village Inn (Episode 122)

Mike Reidy and Karen Righeimer from W.O.R.M.(World Organization of the Righteous Movement) meet me at Village Inn in Skokie (8050 Lincoln Avenue) for a podcast episode that includes a live…

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The Atlas Moth at Epic Deli: This could ‘very well be the death of us’ (Episode 120)

Stavros from Chicago metal band The Atlas Moth joins me for hedonistic, belly-stretching, food-challenge-worthy indulgence at one of Car Con Carne’s favorite places on earth: EPIC DELI. http://traffic.libsyn.com/carconcarnepodcast/CCC_Atlas_Moth_Epic_Deli.mp3 In this…