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November 13

‘She makes music… and hot sauce!’ Chicago musician Xoe Wise

Chicago musician Xoe Wise met me for tacos at El Nuevo Taco Loco in Ravenswood (translation: The New Crazy Taco!). http://traffic.libsyn.com/carconcarnepodcast/XOE_WISE.mp3 This episode (sponsored by Boost Mobile) finds us talking about: Primo Chuki’s: Why’s that taqueria crawling with people while Nuevo Taco Loco has no customers Xoe’s zydeco background. Bon temps rouler! Xoe’s musical roots […]

November 06

‘My sausage has gone rogue’ – Johnnie’s Beef with ‘Punk rock doctor’ Daryl Wilson

This week, “punk rock doctor” Daryl Wilson joins me for a beef and sausage combo from one of the greatest places on earth, Johnnie’s Beef (7500 W North Ave, Elmwood Park, IL 60707). Daryl’s most famously known as the frontman for legendary Chicago punk rock band The Bollweevils. By day, he’s the EMS Medical Director […]

October 29

The War on Peace joins me for CAR CON CARNAGE at a haunted house

I’m joined by the members of Chicago band The War on Peace for a podcast recorded in October outside the House of Torment haunted house in Morton Grove. http://traffic.libsyn.com/carconcarnepodcast/War_on_Peace_-_Car_Con_Carne.mp3 They played an absolutely spectacular version of “High Rise Lies” in my Mazda 3 and talked about their music and history as a band.  This week’s […]

October 23

Reverend Horton Heat becomes Reverend Horton Eat – Jim Heath and I chow down on Billy Goat burgers

Jim Heath (Reverend Horton Heat) jumps in my car for burgers at Billy Goat Tavern (430 N. Michigan – Lower Level) and conversation about his long and awesome career. This (and every) episode is presented by Boost Mobile. http://traffic.libsyn.com/carconcarnepodcast/The_Reverend_Horton_Heat_on_Car_Con_Carne.mp3 You can watch the video of us driving to Billy Goat here! We chat about: Rev’s love […]

October 22

‘Dystopian’ Chicago band Replicant eats poutine, talks Cold Waves

This week, I eat poutine from the Donermen food truck with the members of Replicant. They jumped in the Mazda 3 right after their performance at the annual Cold Waves festival this year. http://traffic.libsyn.com/carconcarnepodcast/CCCReplicant.mp3 Car Con Carne is presented by Boost Mobile. Replicant and I talked about: Playing Cold Waves at Metro The industrial/Cold Waves […]

October 16

Unboxing a ‘mystery bag of food’ with pro wrestler Jay Bradley

(CAR CON CARNE PRESENTED BY BOOST MOBILE) My new best friend, pro wrestler Jay Bradley (TNA, WWE, OVW, AAW, Resistance Pro, etc.) piledrives his way into the passenger seat for a great night of conversation and food (generously provided by Real Time Sports Bar at 1120 W Devon Ave, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007). http://traffic.libsyn.com/carconcarnepodcast/Jay_Bradley_on_Car_Con_Carne.mp3 We talked about: The […]

October 09

Stabbing Westward: ‘All I wanted to do was drink beer and sing songs and maybe have sex’

Christopher Hall and Walter Flakus of Stabbing Westward jump in the Mazda 3 for conversation before taking the stage at Metro to headline Cold Waves 2017 at Metro. This episode is lovingly powered by Boost Mobile. While I’m on the topic, pick up a phone at Boost and call a friend to let ’em know […]