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May 26, 2020

Steve recounts the awkward pizza dinner that followed his first wedding ceremony. We try to remember how to play backgammon, but can only recall that it requires dice, checkers, and perhaps an illicit substance.

We dip into Kai Juhlin’s band, Brute Canal. Steve and Janet host socially distant pool parties. Brendan and...


May 22, 2020

We celebrate the greatness of the Chicago parking meter deal. Speaking of parking in Chicago parking, Brendan and Hank encounter an unusual saxophone lesson taking place while Hank is trying to perform a graphic bodily function. Steve uncorks something that makes Brendan irate.

Dag visits Vince Argento in Wisconsin and...


May 21, 2020

Brendan is freshly shaven and feeling smoother. See you if you notice a difference. A power outage at Sears Tower (always) knocks out some radio station transmitters, but that’s not exactly a total loss. Shelbyville (Hinsdale) gets ready to open, while Western Springs just wants to complain.

Steve hermetically seals...


May 20, 2020

Que pasa? Today’s show is a party worthy of Ibiza. Steve recounts saving Pat’s life during a vacation in Spain, as well as watching a woman almost lose hers. Brendan ponders the future of orgies in a socially distant world. Steve wears a new outfit. Did he dress up especially for his front porch delivery?

Speaking...


May 19, 2020

We have an enjoyable chat with Tom Thayer and Jeff Joniak, who touch on everything from listening to (and enjoying, in Jeff’s case) some old games being rebroadcast during this sports-free time, as well as the prospect of calling a game in an empty stadium.

Tom marvels at Jeff’s ability to absorb and deflect heat....