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Rock critic Jessica Hopper talks about her newly revised and expanded ‘First Collection’ book release (EPISODE 628)

Author Jessica Hopper (The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic and Night Moves) joins me today to talk about the revised and expanded version of “The First Collection…” You’ve read her stuff everywhere: the Chicago Reader,…

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‘Sound Opinions’ hosts Greg Kot and Jim DeRogatis (Episode 473)

Music journalism simply doesn’t get any better than Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot. In the time I took to type this, the Chicago-based rock critics/authors/“Sound Opinions” hosts have forgotten more about music than most people will learn in their lifetimes….

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12 hours after downtown Chicago was looted: Reporter Bob Chiarito (Episode 424)

Chaos, violence and fear: That’s how Chicago woke up this morning. Reporter Bob Chariato was on the scene, covering the events for Block Club Chicago. He joins me tonight on Car Con Carne. Car Con Carne is sponsored by C&H…