Tag Archives: Poochie’s

November 14

Styx drummer Todd Sucherman: ‘If you have room for fries, you’ve got room for another dog’

Styx drummer Todd Sucherman is one of the best in rock and roll, something he reminds us of every time he sits behind the kit at a Styx show. He and I go way back… to freshman year of high school. We haven’t properly hung out since we were both Niles West Indians, so it […]

April 05

‘I am my own worst nightmare’: WLUP’s Tim Virgin sits shotgun

I’ve known and adored fellow radio personality Tim Virgin for a very long time. For this week’s show, Tim met me at Herm’s Palace, a long-standing hot dog joint in Skokie. I had the Polish sausage with pastrami, he had the fried salami. Here’s what you’ll learn in this episode: Chest hair doesn’t grow as […]

March 29

Are we doing this wrong? Should we be having mojitos?

This episode has it all: A daring escape from Cuba! A daring yoga escape! An escape from typical mall food! Chicago’s broadcasting power couple, Bob Sirott and Marianne Murciano, join the show for lunch at 90 Miles in Lincolnwood. It’s the third location for the Cuban restaurant, tucked away in an otherwise depressing mall (e.g. Kohls, […]