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Yak Channel is a podcast network featuring shows on Chicago nightlife and culture. Listen for weekly podcasts on sex (REVEALING with Michelle L'Amour), music (JBTV), food (Car Con Carne with James VanOsdol), small business/comics (Contest of Challengers) living with disability (Quad Podcast) and more!

Yak Channel is a podcast network featuring shows on Chicago nightlife and culture. Listen for weekly podcasts on sex (REVEALING with Michelle L'Amour), music (JBTV), food (Car Con Carne with James VanOsdol), small business/comics (Contest of Challengers) living with disability (Quad Podcast) and more!

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Yak Channel is a podcast network featuring shows on Chicago nightlife and culture. Listen for weekly podcasts on sex (REVEALING with Michelle L'Amour), music (JBTV), food (Car Con Carne with James VanOsdol), small business/comics (Contest of Challengers) living with disability (Quad Podcast) and more!

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English


Episodes

Dez Money talks about his genetic ties to rock and roll and his musical path forward (Episode 673)

10/18/2021
His dad’s last name is what might grab your interest, but Eddie Money's son, Dez, is carving his own path. He’s a singer. A multiinstrumentalist. A reality TV star. And yeah, a guy with pure musical DNA. He joined me tonight to chat about his musical genes, his passion for making videos, and the slow drip way he's presenting music to the world.

Duration:00:12:36

‘Songs From a Scene’ preview with LBC, the Dog & Everything and One Life (Episode 672)

10/17/2021
Songs From a Scene ‘21 hits Bottom Lounge on 11/5 and 11/6. Joining me tonight at an undisclosed Midwest location to talk about the shows are Stubhy Pandav (Lucky Boys Confusion), Augie Schmidt (the Dog and Everything) and Pat Gilroy (One Life). Get your tickets soon. These shows are guaranteed sell-outs.

Duration:00:35:21

Singer/songwriter Nathan Graham returns to Car Con Carne! (Episode 671)

10/14/2021
Nathan Graham, a favorite guest of Car Con Carne through the years, is back on the show as his new single, “Somebody Else” is taking off!

Duration:00:15:59

The Chicago International Film Festival ‘After Dark’ (Episode 670)

10/12/2021
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 CIFF’s “After Dark Series” is programmer Raul Benitez.

Duration:00:21:38

Haunted house time! Let’s go to 13th Floor and the Old Joliet Haunted Prison! (Episode 669)

10/11/2021
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. (I regret mispronouncing Bryan's last name when I introduced him. I had a hard time reading his name on my screen, and feel awful about it. I made up for it in the end of the interview.)

Duration:00:17:02

Father’s Son (The Daily Life of Frank)

10/1/2021
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 Halloween themed Dad joke, and more!

Duration:00:23:19

F is for Fall (The Daily Life of Frank)

10/1/2021
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, going to the carnival, his son and school, and much more!

Duration:00:25:17

Do you dare face… THE MUSIC BOX OF HORRORS? (Episode 668)

9/29/2021
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.

Duration:00:26:29

The punk rock past and dark fairy tale future of Camille Rose Garcia (Episode 667)

9/23/2021
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 Carne tonight to talk about music and her stunning artwork.

Duration:00:17:51

Last Call for Adderall! Cap Gun Heroes are back! (Episode 665)

9/22/2021
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.

Duration:00:13:54

BLACKSTARKIDS at Riot Fest 2021 (Episode 664)

9/20/2021
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 culture. (photo credit: Jake Kelly)

Duration:00:05:47

Melkbelly at Riot Fest 2021 (Episode 663)

9/20/2021
Miranda Winters (guitar/vocals) of Chicago’s Melkbelly talked with Car Con Carne backstage at Riot Fest 2021.

Duration:00:05:04

Airstream Futures at Riot Fest 2021 (Episode 662)

9/19/2021
Devon Carson (vocals) and Jeff Dean (guitar) of Airstream Futures catch up with Car Con Carne after kicking off the Rebel Stage earlier in the day on Day Four of Riot Fest 2021.

Duration:00:10:56

The Orphan the Poet at Riot Fest 2021 (Episode 661)

9/18/2021
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.

Duration:00:07:24

Gymshorts at Riot Fest 2021 (Episode 660)

9/18/2021
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.

Duration:00:03:45

Les Savy Fav at Riot Fest 2021 (Episode 659)

9/18/2021
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 force of nature known as Tim Harrington

Duration:00:04:57

Hepcat returns, right when we need them most-RIOT FEST 2021 (Episode 658)

9/18/2021
The members of Hepcat played a fantastic Riot Fest set on a picture-perfect Chicago afternoon. The band checked in with me backstage before their performance.

Duration:00:06:14

‘Not a bad day to be day drinking’: Devon Kay and the Solutions at RIOT FEST 2021 (Episode 657)

9/18/2021
Devon Kay was one of my favorite interviewees at this year’s Riot Fest. He’s super fun, self deprecating and funny. And his new EP (The Space In Between) is awesome.

Duration:00:08:53

My back is broken! I’m interviewing Bollweevils again! RIOT FEST 2021 (Episode 655)

9/18/2021
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 pleasures of gin and Dr. Doom teaming up with Sub-Mariner. #RiotFest2021 MY BACK IS BROKEN! YOU SHOULD SHARE MY PODCAST AGAIN!

Duration:00:12:47

Safety, accessibility and unity: Building the Humanity is the Genre Festival (Episode 654)

9/16/2021
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 and Yin Waster, two musical acts who are part of the overall collective behind the festival and its mission to make kids’ lives better… through music.

Duration:00:12:52