Tuesday, January 26, 2016

87 - Klingon Pop Warrior

Meet Jen Usellis, Chicago's own Klingon Pop Warrior. In this episode, Jen tells her tale of going from a non-trekkie to a having her Klingon version of Let It Go in the Disney vault. No nerd cred required to enjoy this fun episode!



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Monday, December 28, 2015

2015 Year Review

It was a really busy year for Chicago! Think you remember all the big things that happened? Join us for our annual Year Review as we look back on some of the major moments we've shared as Chicagoans, hear from past guests and celebrate the end of our 4th year bringing you stories from the people who make Chicago go.

See you in 2016!


Monday, December 14, 2015

Your List: Things To Do In The Winter

D'oh! This week's guest was no-show. But lucky for all of you, your favorite hosts (in the podcast/Chicago themed/interview show category) had a list episode ready and it's perfect for the season.

It's the holidays and your friends and family are descending upon you. So what do you do? In this episode, Stefania and Arden talk about things to do, see, eat and drink for those gross, wintery mix days ahead.

Stay warm!

Monday, November 23, 2015

84 - Andina

Meet Arlen Parsa, local documentary film maker.  In this episode, Arlen talks about the magical journey of discovering and then producing his grandfather's long lost opera, discusses the proper  behavior for traveling to and from a Cubs game (hint, don't be a dick bag) and shares a secret park to escape to in the city.




Check out andinalives.com to pre-order the film or the music.

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Tuesday, November 10, 2015

83 - The Sedgwick Stop

Meet Hilary Lake, one of the family owners of Sedgwick Stop. In this episode, Hilary plies us with drinks and talks about the adventures of starting a bar in Chicago, complains about ticketing in the city and shares a hidden spot to catch a burlesque show.



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Monday, October 26, 2015

82 - DonerMen Food Truck

Meet Shawn Podgerski, co-owner of DonerMen Food Truck. In this episode, Shawn talks about the adventures of owning a food truck.


Find DonerMen on all sorts of social media at http://www.donermen.com/

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Monday, October 12, 2015

81 - Gene Ha

Meet Gene Ha (that's Golf Echo November Echo Hotel Alpha), four time Eisner award winning comic book artist and author of Mae. In this episode, Gene shares his story of becoming an artist, inspires us to become goo-goos and invites us to check out the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo.


And while Mae isn't available anywhere yet, we've got a signed copy for one very lucky winner. To be entered to win, e-mail yourchicagopodcast@gmail.com with the subject line "Ha!

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