The Chicago International Film Festival returns on October 13! And it’s impossible to miss: North America’s longest-running competitive film festival features screenings in theaters, at the drive-in, and online. Joining me to talk about the CIF
Halloween season is my favorite time of the year, and haunted houses are a big part of it. Joining me tonight to talk about haunted houses 13th Floor Chicago and the Old Joliet Haunted Prison Haunted House is Bryan Kopp, Senior General Manager.
Frank’s son calls him a not nice name, but did he deserve it? His seasonal blues are back but he might have found one of the reasons for them. Plus, he talks about the joy he gets scaring his kids, shopping for a Halloween inflatable, shares a
Fall is in the air so it’s time to grab your favorite pumpkin spiced beverage or in Frank’s case an overload of your favorite pumpkin spiced beverage. Frank talks about planning a fantastic Fall for his family, finding the perfect pumpkin patch
Hey, kids! It’s that time of year again! The MUSIC BOX OF HORRORS month-long drive-in event returns to Pilsen and the line-up is spectacular. Co-curator Mike Vanderbilt returns to the show to preview this year’s films.
Camille Rose Garcia is a painter, illustrator and musician. In the 90s, she spent her time in the band The Real Minx, whose music has recently been collected in a gorgeous 2-disc 7” package, on Sympathy for the Record Industry. She’s on Car Con
Ramonescore lives in the songs and attitude of suburban Chicago band Cap Gun Heroes. The band returns to Car Con Carne to talk about their new album, “Last Call for Adderall,” which releases on Friday 9/24.
Cruisin' down Chicago / I just won the lotto BLACKSTARKIDS (Thebabegabe, Deiondre, Tyfaizon) are new, and you need to keep your eyes on them. They chatted with Car Con Carne about the vibes behind their music, and their insatiable lust for pop
Jake Floyd (bass) David Eselgoth (vox) of The Orphan the Poet talked with me about their awesome new single (“The Moxie”), playing with Chicago band Friday Pilots Club, and the legit community they’ve created with their audience.
She is the Jeff Gordon of our generation...she’s good at being bad… she is Sarah Greenwell of Gymshorts! Sarah and the band joined me backstage at Riot Fest, where they were hanging out the day before their performance.
Seth Jabour and Harrison Haynes of Les Savy Fav chatted with Car Con Carne before the band tore up the Roots Stage at Riot Fest! They talked about 90s music, classic Touch & Go artists, playing after being away for so long, and backing up the
My back is broken! I’m interviewing Bollweevils again! RIOT FEST 2021 (Episode 655) The Bollweevils kicked off my Riot Fest weekend with a fun backstage interview. We talked about their new music on Red Scare, Pete’s Hollywood good looks, the
Guitars Over Guns. Sounds great to me. The Humanity is the Genre Festival is happening 9/25, from 12-6:00 p.m. in the courtyard of the historic landmark Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church in Bronzeville. Joining me for this episode DJ Lady D
Three chefs, one show! Chicago Gourmet’s “Hamburger Hop” event is happening right now, and joining me to talk about it are Chef Daniel Pineda (Whiskey Business), Chef Yani Sanchez (Takito) and Chef Michael Hernandez (Azul). We’re talking burge
The Beverly Art Walk strolls into its 8th year with another fantastic event on Saturday, 9/18. Spanning from 95th to 111th Streets, Walden to Western Avenue, this year’s walk includes 100 artists, pop-ups, gallery exhibitions, home studio visit
Musician and composer (and former Chicagoan) Marcus Norris is the Chicago Philharmonic’s new composer in residence. You can see his epic piece, “Glory,” performed in the Philharmonic’s season opening production OUT OF THE SILENCE this Sunday (9
A loose collective of musicians delivered one of the year’s tightest sets of music. The Joy Thieves recently put out their first full-length (“American Parasite”), and gave us the cathartic, drive fast, live-without-consequences, kind of music
Frank shares about his time in New Orleans, how school is going for his son so far, his Labor Day plans, reads some parenting tweets, watching All Elite Wrestling in the theater and much more!
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Mid-90s. Chicago. Bands across the city were swept up in a record company feeding frenzy the likes of which we’d never see again. You know the names of some of the bands, as a handful were able to establish a fairly large footprint. Others have
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