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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
This week on The Daily Life of Frank, he talks about his daughter wanting to listen to the podcast, the new meds he is on, recaps his Labor Day weekend, remembers 9/11, shares a dad joke, and more!
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! ********************* Full list of parenting t
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
Frank and his family are back from vacation and he recaps the full rundown including his son’s gas problem, going into Dad mode, being addicted to claw machines, and more. Plus he talks about his son’s first day at kindergarten, and more!
Raw. Primal. Awesome. Black metal project Annihilus returns with the follow-up to last year’s celebrated “Ghanima” release with “Follow a Song From the Sky.” Luca Cimarusti joins me to talk about forging the album during sheltering-in-place, wh
"Committed for insanity and crimes against the soulThe worst crime that I ever did was play some rock 'n roll."   The Stranglers have been around for over four decades and have seen and done it all. In the early days, they opened for the first
Anti-Flag is one of America’s most tireless activist voices in music, and they have a kindred spirit in Chicago’s Blind Adam and the Federal League.    Blind Adam and the Federal League return with their new album, An Act of Desperation, on Sep
It’s a sports packed edition of The Daily Life of Frank! This week Frank talks about the Field of Dreams game, his beloved Chicago Bears being back, food galore, vacation time, and more!
Frank has some unwelcome visitors inside his Dadcave that thinks have finally left. Plus, animals are overrunning his deck, where he thinks his son is getting his attitude from, heading on vacation, and much more!
Oh, man. Crushed By Giants rules. I spent the afternoon with Marketing Director Joe Steigerwald, Head Brewer David Kerns and Head Chef Enrique Roman. I got to watch Crushed By Giants in motion, but more importantly, I got to sample everything.
The Rambler Kitchen + Tap (4128 N. Lincoln) has become a fast favorite over the past two years. Owner Kyle Bagley is here to talk about his business, and to show off THE GIANT PORK TENDERLOIN SANDWICH
Live streaming is back on Car Con Carne! We're live from Temperance Beer Co. (2000 Dempster) in Evanston! Joining me for today's chat is the delightful Mr. Agitator of V is for Villains. Will he enjoy a Greenwood Beach Blonde Ale, the Temperanc
Frank shares how he and his son are walking buddies, almost showing too much to the neighbor, masks are back, the Olympics, and more!
Concert photographers are facing increasingly more oppressive "rights grabs." And that's how tonight's conversation with photographer Bobby Talamine and entertainment lawyer Ilya Zlatkin (of Zlatkin Wong) started. We covered the release forms p
WWE Superstar Damian Priest is having a very good year, starting with his Royal Rumble entry in January, continuing through his tag match at WrestleMania, alongside Bad Bunny. He joins me today to talk about his career, the music he listens to,
WWE Superstar Apollo Crews has become one of the most-talked about and exciting wrestlers to watch in 2021. He joined me to talk about the Intercontinental Championship, its legacy, his career trajectory and whether or not there’s a stable in t
Old school blues has been reinvented for the future by Rev. Peyton’s Big Damn Band, who emerges from a debilitating and brutal pandemic year with their best album to date: “Dance Songs for Hard Times.” Rev joins me for a spirited talk about mus
John Carruthers has dedicated his life to pizza: Making it. Talking about it. Writing about it. Using it as a force for social justice. From his Crust Fund Pizza initiative to the just-released “Pizza for Everyone” book, John’s efforts are insp
Frank has been battling a cold and cough and he will share how he is feeling, talks about his excitement for football, booking their trip to the waterpark, his new Dad Cave and much more!
The man behind the delicious food menu of Cobra Lounge, Chef Jason Gilmore, joined me to talk about his food creations.   In addition to chatting about current favorites like the “Jerk Store” sandwich and buffalo cauliflower, we also talked abo
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