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‘StEvEn’ creator/social media influencer Parker James talks about Dino Club, music & more (Episode 443)

Imagine being 19 and having over 6 million people following you across TikTok, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube. Content creator Parker James has turned social media content creation into a career,…

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Walking through an art auction for suicide prevention with I Ya Toyah (Episode 442)

One woman industrial army I Ya Toyah is the creative muse behind the Art Auction For Mental Health During The Times Of The Pandemic With The American Foundation For Suicide…

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Formerly: Stoop Goodnoise. Now: Camina. (Episode 441)

Looking for a new band to shelter at home with? Meet Camina. The name is new, but the players aren’t. This is no-kidding, anthemic indie rock, forged right here in…

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You Weren’t There: Chicago punk in the 80s with filmmakers Joe Losurdo & Christina Tillman (Episode 440)

As the east and west coast punk scenes were gathering press and attention between 77-84, the Chicago scene went largely unnoticed. The documentary film, “You Weren’t There: A History of…

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“They got tanks coming through right here, and there ain’t nothing else you can do” – Songwriter Wyatt Waddell (Episode 439)

Chicago singer/songwriter Wyatt Waddell got a lot of deserved national attention this summer for his song “Fight.” With the release of Vic Mensa’s “No More Teardrops” (featuring Wadell along with the…

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GET THE *%$? INTO THIS INTERVIEW! Martin Atkins (Pigface, PiL, Killing Joke, etc.) – Episode 438

Martin Atkins, post punk/industrial hero, educator and author, is back on Car Con Carne. His music list of credentials is stunning: Pigface. Public Image, Ltd. Killing Joke. Ministry, the Damage…

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Power pop purveyor Drew Neely talks about his roots and interests (Episode 437)

Longtime local musician Drew Neely is a personal favorite. His monthly song project is pure power pop bliss… he joins me tonight for Car Con Carne! Thanks to C&H Financial…

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Let’s talk openly and honestly about suicide. Hope for the Day returns to Car Con Carne (Episode 436)

Mike Vinopal, Director of Education, and Joel Frieders, Director of public policy, for Hope for the Day return to Car Con Carne. They’ve been regular guests since the beginning of…

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The twisted and insanely funny mind of illustrator Rich Sparks (Episode 435)

The drawings in Rich Sparks’ new book, “Love (and Other Weird Things)” are dark, twisted and very funny. He’s sharing 10 of his personal favorites tonight, which you can see…

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This is a podcast about a girl: The Mr. T Experience (Episode 434)

Dr. Frank of the long-running and celebrated California pop-punk band The Mr. T Experience joins me today to talk about remastering the band’s catalog, including the new compilation “MTX Forever”…