It’s come to my attention that I haven’t always been the Internet’s perfect darling boy, and that I may have upset people with my actions prior to becoming the rapscallion we all know and love. I’m not perfect, but if you have reason to believe you have suffered at my hands in the past, please use this form to call me out for my bad behavior.
In the psychic crystal drug apocalypse, we will all wear Converse. We won’t have any choice.
The Fool, The Magician, The High Priestess, Death, The World, and more meanings of Tarot Cards.
Vagabond Maurice's "Sancta Sanctorum" [Prod. by Manny Beats] dives into the inner cosmos, pursuing peace to the pace of an easygoing drumbeat and illuminating the progressive strengthening and reaffirmations involved in the healing process.
With glimmering hip hop instrumentals, wistfully cool samples, and a dash of humor, Chicago producer HarmonicSapien's recently released "AntiSocial EP" is a short-and-sweet soulful dream that beautifully marks the end of year and puts its best foot forward into the new year.
Fill your elf ears and your holidazed eyes with Christmas cheer by checking out this new song and video "Christmas X-Tension" by Jake Dewar!
An MC Premiere of Cado's newest track: "Care"
Erzulie (pronounced Ah-zih-lee) is a Jazz Metal Band inspired by Haitian Vodou, Panamanian Folklore and Chicago Grit. Their heavy blend of Thrash Metal, Latin Jazz, Indie Rock, and Blues generates a reaw melodic music that entrances audiences. The have been compared to Kittie, Jinjer, and Paramore.
Cado is a 23 year old Chicago native and one of the few artist breaking the mold. These songs, though brief (less than 2:30 each), will be hard to escape. I say with confidence that you'll be listening back more times than you can count and I, personally, can't wait to hear more.
Grimms & Blacknight are a dynamic “dreamhop” duo based in Chicago consisting of Jamal Semaan (Grimms) and Rob Lorts (Blacknight). With the unique combination of storytelling rap from Grimms and the dreamy experimental backdrops from Blacknight, the pair have earned their place in Chicago’s ever-evolving music scene.
Vagabond Maurice's newest track, "Session 09 - Hagakure" (produced by fellow Chicago musician Uymitsu), ventures down a dreamy city avenue composed of smooth piano, a contemplative jazz trumpet, and meticulously written lyrics reflecting on nostalgia, enlightenment, nature, and the self.
Time to thrash through the city with Baba Yaga's "Heretic's Fork." Whether you wanna "run through a muthafucka's face," prepare yourself for it, or righteously rattle a spirit out of you, this Chicago trio will get you there with teeth and vigor.
"This tape is a response to the beginning of the end of the world. It has very little to do with drugs, shooting and killing my own people, or degrading women. 80% of the album is eschatological, 10% Love, 5% Paranoia and 5% Bravado. It leans much closer towards gospel than hip hop. One must fight shaytan with his own tools. Praise The God."
When you're on the hunt for a new family, it can feel difficult to set yourself apart from the other nannies out there! My guest this week, Candice Albert, has just the right thing to make you stand out - an online portfolio! We discuss the benefits of moving your portfolio online and some resources to make it SPARKLE!
On their way to meet Orlac Stonebasher (and maybe to see a really cool horse), our heroes are waylaid by a new, deadlyish enemy: a wight in a windbreaker, flanked by very dull members of the undead horde. Can they fight their way through these part-time terrors, or will they be crushed by an onslaught of boring conversations, bitter retorts, and a lack of humor about a very funny Oprah GIF?
Days before the birth of our daughter Sophia we recorded an episode where we reflect on the year, what we're thankful for and then we talk shit on the movie Meth Storm. It's a really terrible documentary. Seriously, most episodes of Intervention are better.
*blasts airhorn* STEVE'S IN THE HOUSE! The Hollywood Kaiju bad boys are happy to have on Chicago Comedian Steve Ok to talk about how cool his dad is while introducing a new rating system that is truly one of the greatest things to happen to this podcast. Oh, also we talk about Godzilla Vs. Mechagodzilla I guess.
“Did ya miss us? Sell Me A Pup is BACK and introducing Second City's favorite improvisers Emma Chapman AND Alissa Skeen! Tune in to hear about their new show Second City show "Hate Mail," country singer Travis Tritt and what year Doom II came out. Brandon has some opinions on video game dads and Chels learns that a MagLite is not a sex toy! Subscribe and review these little doggies today!”
We all need a friend like my guest Bill Bullock, an educated comedian that knows that there is a time and a place to be real, and that's all the time. we have the most fiery and engaging convo and I'm thankful for it. What I am trying to say is this one is Goooooood!
This week we find out why it Sounds Great on Paper, start Killing Your Darlings - 3/16/2018, bear witness to Church of the New Play: Sarah Bowden, maybe dance with Hostel Presents: Disco Pigs and so much more! We also talk about folk music, wrestling, the importance of open mics and our love for long walks with Chicago-based-god-musician-playwright-raconteur - Ross W Berman. Check out his New Japan coverage at WrestleZone.com and his amazing music projects at rossberman.bandcamp.com.
The Gnarlax have been asking more and more often about martial arts. It's probably because they've finally started watching Jackie Chan movies. Tobes and Jesse have on Judo Master Vaughn Rey, but how does one throw your opponent in zero gravity? Special thanks to Jacob Lowrey!
Last seen within the body of a drunken college-educated boy very early Sunday morning, right before said body's mouth bit into a block of uncooked Ramen noodles. Chicken dust packet was opened and slightly wet, though dust was nowhere to be found.