Tag Archives: radio

October 16

The smarmy side and high points of modeling: Loop Rock Girl April Rose

“Am I allowed to eat while we’re doing this?” “That’s kinda the thing.” Model and radio/TV star April Rose jumped in the Mazda 3 while Game 2 of the NLCS was happening 15 minutes away. Her sacrifice wasn’t in vain: There were enchiladas involved (4 Hermanos 5239 N. Central Ave, Chicago, IL, 60630). We talk […]

May 28

How a video went viral: Sherman from 101 WKQX sits shotgun

Mere hours after colleague Sherman (101 WKQX) posted a video of the Goodman Theatre sign in flames that went viral, he sat shotgun for Car Con Carne. This episode finds us at Susie’s Drive-Thru at 4126 W. Montrose. The show opens with audio from the video, and then we get into exactly *how* it went […]

May 18

TV pilot rehearsal with 101 WKQX’s Lauren O’Neil

Welcome to a truly behind-the-scenes episode. Car Con Carne is shooting a TV pilot this summer; a for-real, I’m-not-kidding, television show, produced by some of the most talented TV people in Chicago. Before that happens, there are a lot of audio, video and content questions that need to be figured out. To address those, we […]

May 04

My Dinner with Mancow (Part One)

Media superstar Mancow jumps in the passenger seat for “My Dinner with Mancow (Part One): An intimate conversation over hot dogs”(at Irving’s for Red Hot Lovers in Wilmette). I’ve worked with Mancow off and on for years, and remain in awe over how he builds and puts on a radio show. We talk about radio, […]