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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…

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Passion for beer turned into a business: The history of Spiteful Brewing (Episode 383)

We’re hitting the north side tonight for a chat with Jason from Spiteful Brewing. We chat about the brewery’s history, managing through the pandemic, the support of the community and…

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The need for diversity and inclusion in the craft beer business: Haymarket Brewing (Episode 382)

As we continue our focus on local breweries, tonight we’re talking with Haymarket. For this conversation, I’m joined by Haymarket’s Director of Fermentation, Pete Crowley, and Director of Operations, Mike…

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‘Righteously good’ conversation with Jace Rhea of Church Street Brewing (Episode 381)

Car Con Carne supports local independent breweries! Joining me tonight is Jace Rhea of @churchstbrew. “Righteously good beer” deserves a righteously good podcast episode! Car Con Carne is sponsored by…

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Paul McCartney’s DJ Chris Holmes talks music and forward-thinking tech (Episode 380)

Paul McCartney’s DJ of many years, Chris Holmes, joins me for conversation tonight. Before his time with Sir Paul, Chris came up through the Chicago music scenes in bands like…