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Take the Reins on St. Patrick’s Day – Episode 318

Take the Reins joined me from their Take the Reins lair

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Stubhy of LBC talks about the reissue of the band’s 1st album, MS and comic books (Episode 317)

Old friend Kaustubh Pandav of Lucky Boys Confusion and The Hoodie Life returns to talk about comics, beer, living with MS, last December’s successful MS Sucks benefit and the rerelease of LBC’s first, indie album on vinyl… for the first…

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Making cocktails with Tullamore D.E.W. (Episode 316)

Gillian Murphy, Brand Ambassador for Tullamore D.E.W. Irish whiskey, joins me for Quarantine Con Carne and shares some easy to make cocktail recipes for St. Patrick’s Day tomorrow. Car Con Carne is sponsored by C&H Financial Services.

Posted in Episodes punk rock Quarantine Con Carne

Punk rock vs. COVID-19: Daryl Wilson (Bollweevils), Josh Caterer (Smoking Popes) and Denis Buckley (88 Fingers Louie) – Episode 315

Josh Caterer, Daryl Wilson and Denis Buckley… all Chicago punk royalty… talk about the impact of COVID-19 and how we can help the music community and service/hospitality industry. Car Con Carne is sponsored by C&H Financial Services.

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Running a small business in Chicago during COVID-19: Patrick Brower of Challengers Comics (Episode 314)

Superman & the X-Men vs. COVID-19

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Lagunitas Tap Room and the art curation of Chris Pienta (Episode 313)

Lagunitas Tap Room is an oasis. It’s an adult wonderland. And if you haven’t been there, you must make plans to spend a night there. It’s super easy to get to (roughly 10 minutes south of 290 on California), with…

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Getting shamrocked outside Dante’s Tavern: Live music from The Avondale Ramblers (Episode 312)

Irish-flavored songs performed live in a tiny Mazda 3!

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Songs about being loaded *and* loaded mac and cheese pizza: The Blind Staggers at Beacon Tap (Episode 311)

The Blind Staggers (Damien & Laura) join me for an episode that features food from Beacon Tap in Des Plaines.

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‘The biggest scene event of the year’ – The return of Chicago’s Cupcakes (Episode 310)

Singer Preston Graves joins me mere days before the band does their reunion show, headlining Metro on 2/29.

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The path from addiction and jail through recovery and music-making: Broken Robots at Delightful Pastries (Episode 309)

Broken Robots, specifically Kat and Tony, went through hell to get to where they are today.