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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…

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Metal Monkey Brewing (Beer Week) – Episode 379

Beer Week begins tonight with Metal Monkey Brewing (515 Anderson in Romeoville)! Dan Camp (Simian Overlord) joins me to talk about his beer and his business. #quarantineconcarne Car Con Carne…

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Lights Over Bridgeport perform “Little Devil” and chat on Car Con Carne (Episode 378)

Johnny and Niko of Lights Over Bridgeport jump on Car Con Carne to talk about the excellent new release “Better This Way,” their love of the city, El Milagro and…

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Local H announces first post-pandemic concert event: Harvest Moon Twin Drive-In Theatre in Gibson City on 6/25/20! (Episode 377)

Scott Lucas of Local H announces the first post-pandemic concert event: June 25 at Harvest Moon Twin Cinemas drive-in (Gibson City, Illinois)!

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The bleak and wonderful sounds of Chicago musician Tim Larson (Episode 376)

If you like your music bleak (and I do), Tim Larson’s your guy. The hazy, acoustic gothic sounds of his new music give the exact right vibe for late night…