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Confronting racism and extremism with ‘Breaking Hate’ author Christian Picciolini (Episode 364)

Author Christian Picciolini returns to Car Con Carne to talk about his latest book, “Breaking Hate: Confronting the New Culture of Extremism.” Discussed in this episode: Why sheltering-at-home creates a…

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The rabbits-foot-luck, discography and Chicago connections of NONPOINT (Episode 363)

Elias and Robb of Nonpoint jumped on Car Con Carne to talk about: The Quarantine Sessions What bands *should* do once touring resumes The importance of community The band’s connection…

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From the Blackhawks to the whiskey barrel: Hockey hall-of-famer/distiller Ed Belfour (Episode 362)

He’s one of hockey’s all time best goaltenders…a hall of famer, an Olympic gold medalist and Stanley Cup winner. He’s also a world-class distiller of some of the best whiskey…

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Monsters, werewolves, super-heroes and Walter White: A visit with comics creator Steve Ellis (Episode 361)

Comic book creator Steve Ellis joins me to talk about a career that’s included Western werewolves, “Breaking Bad,” the Green Lantern Corps, “The Only Living Boy,” “The Only Living Girl,”…

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The sounds, style and next steps for Chicago musician Emily Blue (Episode 360)

Musician Emily Blue possesses that rare combination of style and substance. Fresh off the release of her new single, “Aperture,” she joins me for #QuarantineConCarne! Car Con Carne is sponsored…

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Harmony House for Cats president Ann Dieter (Episode 359/Animal Week)

🐱#AnimalWeek on Car Con Carne wraps up with a visit with Ann Dieter, President of Harmony House for Cats! 🐱 Car Con Carne is sponsored by C&H Financial Services

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PAWS Chicago (Episode 358/Animal Week)

Let’s PAWS for a moment… As #AnimalWeek continues, I’m chatting with PAWS humans Sarah McDonald (associate director of media and community relations) and Brian Zeman (lead, Adoption/Foster program). #bark #meow…

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One Tail at a Time Dog Rescue Executive Director Heather Owen (Episode 357/Animal Week)

Animal Week continues on Car Con Carne! My guest for this episode is Heather Owen, Executive Director and Board President of One Tail at a Time Dog Rescue. #woof #bowwow…

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Alive Rescue founder Kristen Gerali (Episode 356/Animal Week)

Animal Week continues on Car Con Carne, and for this episode, I chatted with Alive Rescue founder Kristen Gerali and her adorable dog Baguette.

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Chicagoland Bully Breed Rescue founder Carolyn Giannopoulos (Episode 355 / Animal Week)

Animal Week kicks off with Chicagoland Bully Breed Rescue president and founder Carolyn Giannopoulos. We talk about public perceptions of pits, what led her to start the rescue, and where…