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Minutia Men Celebrity Interview on Radio Misfits

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Rick Kaempfer and David Stern (Chicago publishers at Eckhartz Press) interview celebrities every week. As the name “Minutia Men” implies, the interviews often delve into lesser-known details of well-known celebrities, or examinations into celebrities that aren’t as well known. Fun, compelling, and memorable.

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United States

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Rick Kaempfer and David Stern (Chicago publishers at Eckhartz Press) interview celebrities every week. As the name “Minutia Men” implies, the interviews often delve into lesser-known details of well-known celebrities, or examinations into celebrities that aren’t as well known. Fun, compelling, and memorable.

Language:

English


Episodes
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Celebrity Interview – Award-Winning Author, Tom Leslie

7/17/2024
The winner of this year's Newberry Library Book of the Year, the distinguished (and funny) author of "Chicago Skyscrapers 1934-1986: How Technology, Politics, Finance, and Race Reshaped the City." [Ep155]

Duration:00:27:00

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Celebrity Interview – Bleed Cubbie Blue’s Al Yellon

6/19/2024
Al has a new book out called "Chicago Cubs Firsts: The Players, Moments, and Records that were First in Team History" and talks to Rick and Dave about those firsts. [Ep154]

Duration:00:18:42

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Celebrity Interview – Stadium Vagabond Ken Smoller

5/29/2024
Ken has visited over 2300 ballparks and taken pictures of them, and he also has a new book out called "Last Comiskey". Rick and Dave and Ken nerd out. [Ep153]

Duration:00:35:20

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Celebrity Interview – Actor, Eric Allan Kramer

4/17/2024
The star of the Mel Brooks classic "Robin Hood: Men in Tights" and the Disney channel mega-hit "Good Luck Charlie" join Rick and Dave. [Ep152]

Duration:00:31:43

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Celebrity Interview – Tony DeFranco

4/10/2024
1970s teen heart-throb Tony DeFranco ("Heartbeat is a Lovebeat") talks to Rick and Dave on the eve of his hit song's 50th anniversary. [Ep151]

Duration:00:23:43

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Celebrity Interview – Woodstock MC, And Lighting Director Chip Monck

3/20/2024
The man who warned the Woodstock crowd about the brown acid, the godfather of rock and roll lighting, Chip Monck joins Rick and Dave to talk about Woodstock, Altamount, Jim Morrison, and George Harrison. [Ep150]

Duration:00:33:48

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Celebrity Interview – The Annual Oscar Show

3/6/2024
Movie critic/author Eric Litt joins Rick & Dave to discuss this year's Oscar nominations and predict the winners. [Ep149]

Duration:00:28:53

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Celebrity Interview – Actress Nina Bergman

2/28/2024
Nina is starring in a new film ("Cold Meat"), but she has hundreds of credits to her name. The Danish born star is also a singer/songwriter and a model. Rick and Dave discuss it all with her. [Ep148]

Duration:00:28:09

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Celebrity Interview – Tom Skilling (WGN-TV)

2/21/2024
The most famous local Chicago TV personality, retiring Channel 9 meteorologist Tom Skilling, talks about his storied career and his favorite subject, the weather. [Ep147]

Duration:00:32:00

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Celebrity Interview – Viral Phenomenon, Ken Bone

2/14/2024
Ken Bone became famous during the 2016 election for asking a question at a town hall debate. Rick and Dave catch up with the red-sweater wearing Ken Bone. [Ep146]

Duration:00:24:07

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Celebrity Interview – Filmmaker / TV Host, Max Joseph

2/7/2024
Max Joseph is one of the creators of MTV's "Catfish", the director of the HBO doc "15 Minutes of Shame" (with Monica Lewinsky), and the feature film "We Are Your Friends" (starring Zach Effron). [Ep145]

Duration:00:37:39

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Celebrity Interview – Best Selling Author Meg Kissinger

11/29/2023
Meg wrote the heartwarming book "While You Are Out: An Intimate Family Portrait of Mental Illness in an Era of Silence." The book and the author (and in this interview, Rick and Dave) handle the subject with humor and grace. [Ep144]

Duration:00:26:46

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Celebrity Interview – Wilderness Adventurer, Coyote Peterson

11/15/2023
The host of Brave Wilderness has more than 20 million subscribers on YouTube and shares his adventures with like-minded outdoorsmen Rick and Dave. [Ep143]

Duration:00:27:08

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Celebrity Interview – The Real Matt Foley

11/1/2023
A college buddy of Chris Farley, who became an infamous SNL character. The real Matt Foley is a Catholic priest. Rick and Dave chat with him about his famous pal and the notoriety that came with it. [Ep142]

Duration:00:18:37

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Celebrity Interview – Apple co-founder Ronald Wayne

10/11/2023
Most people know about Jobs and Wozniak, but Ronald Wayne was there at the beginning of Apple, too. He talks about that and his new book with Rick and Dave. [Ep141]

Duration:00:22:19

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Celebrity Interview – Musician Scott May

9/20/2023
Scott May has a long history in comedy (The Funny Firm, Caroline's Comedy Hour), radio and television (Kevin Matthews show, Mort Downey Jr.), and is the organist for the Ides of March, but he also has a new solo album. Rick and Dave discuss it all with Scott. [Ep140]

Duration:00:37:12

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Celebrity Interview – The Sultan of Slowjamistan

9/13/2023
The Sultan of Slowjamistan is the head of a self-described country in Southern California. He's also a nationally syndicated disc jockey. Rick and Dave get to the bottom of this story. [Ep139]

Duration:00:20:02

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Celebrity Interview – Blues/Rock guitar hero, Lance Lopez

8/30/2023
He's been praised as a great guitarist by the likes of Jeff Beck, Johnny Winter, and ZZ Top, and he has a new album out now called "Trouble is Good": Lance Lopez. [Ep138]

Duration:00:18:23

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Celebrity Interview – Jim Peterik and Larry Millas from The Ides of March

8/16/2023
Jim's health scare, their upcoming shows, and a few crazy shows from their old touring days. Rick and Dave talk to Jim Peterik and Larry Millas from the Ides of March. [Ep137]

Duration:00:17:40

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Celebrity Interview – Ross Bennett, stand-up comedian

7/27/2023
Ross has developed a brand all his own, described as "Comedy For The Rest Of Us" which resonates with everyday working-class Americans who prefer clean humor. [Ep136]

Duration:00:29:24