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RIP Rick Linus (Repost Mexican Werewolf interview from 11/19/17, Episode 134)

Update: 7/18/20. I just read the sad news on social media of Rick Linus’s passing. I enjoyed the interactions I had with him, and always found him to be a…

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Getting the Led out: Led Zeppelin 2 at Nighthawk (Episode 151)

Bruce and Paul (Plant and Page), of world-class Led Zeppelin tribute band Led Zeppelin 2, join me for a special show recorded inside Nighthawk Coffee Bar and Tavern (4744 N….

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Whopperito night: ‘I want to talk to you about your medical condition, but I want to do that after we eat’ (Episode 77)

Burger King unveiled it’s Whopperito (a Whopper made like a burrito) on August 15th, and I decided to try it during BK’s launch week. Fast food’s never been a Car…

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Exclusive live performance from Jon Langford in the parking lot of Ivy’s (Episode 46)

Jon Langford is an artist’s artist. He’s a member of the Mekons, Waco Brothers, The Three Johns, Men of Gwent and an accomplished solo performer and painter. With a new…

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Superdawg with ManBQue’s Jesse Valenciana (Episode 41)

“I am so bloated and full right now, I thought my seatbelt was on.” And so goes Car Con Carne’s trip to legendary Chicago hot dog establishment Superdawg. Jesse Valenciana,…