Nick D – TV Talk and Bad Guys Who Aren’t So Bad

Nick is joined by TV critic Dan Fienberg from The Hollywood Reporter to talk about the new Maya Rudolph comedy “Loot,” the Chicago based restaurant drama “The Bear,” and they reminisce about the good old days of the Big Fall TV Preview! Then Esmeralda Leon stops by to talk about […]

Nick D – Movie Talk and Great Fictional Characters

Film critics Erik Childress and Steve Prokopy join Nick to review “Elvis”(terrible), “The Black Phone” (fair), and “Beavis and Butthead Do the Universe” (really good). Then Esmeralda Leon stops by to talk with Nick about favorite fictional characters, the cleanliness of public restrooms, and they taste test Brach’s Thanksgiving Dinner […]

Nick D – Dag Juhlin from Poi Dog Pondering & The Slugs

Nick talks with musician Dag Juhlin about his work with bands, The Slugs, Poi Dog Pondering, and Sunshine Boys, his history with music, podcasts, TV, voice-overs, and more. Then Esmeralda Leon joins Nick to talk more about 90’s movie songs, scary and gross food facts, and they taste test Barf […]

Nick D – Rose Abdoo from “Gilmore Girls” & Best 90s Movie Songs

Nick is joined by actress Rose Abdoo from the great shows “Gilmore Girls,” “Hacks” and more. They talk about her career and her years working in Chicago on stage, and with The Second City. Then Esmeralda Leon visits for a discussion about the best 90’s movie songs, terrifying facts about […]

Nick D – TV Talk with Dan Fienberg and Classic TV Theme Songs

Nick is joined by TV critic Dan Fienberg of The Hollywood Reporter to talk about the season finale of “Barry,” the new Jeff Bridges show “The Old Man,” some great documentaries and much more. Then Esmeralda Leon stops by to talk about scary bathroom stories, TV theme songs sung by […]

Nick D – Jurassic Talk, Box Office & Old School Restaurants

Nick is joined by film critics Erik Childress and Steve Prokopy to review the latest dinosaur adventure “Jurassic World: Dominion” and the new Adam Sandler basketball movie “Hustle,” plus the incredible box office numbers of “Top Gun: Maverick.” Then Esmeralda Leon and Nick talk about some great old-school Chicago restaurants […]

Nick D – “For The People” Herb on Consumer Issues & Tom on Cars

In this “For The People” episode, Nick and The Consumerman, Herb Weisbaum discuss saving money at the pump, dealing with the hectic travel season, and avoiding crazy robocalls. Then Tom Appel from Consumer Guide Automotive joins Nick to talk about car-related issues and stories, including addendum sticker price rip-offs and […]

Nick D – Pro-Wrestling Talk & For the Record Music Trivia

Nick talks with AAW Pro wrestling’s Dr. Keith Lipinski about AEW’s last PPV, WWE’s next PPV, and some of the latest wrestling news. Then Esmeralda Leon and Nick are joined by British game show host Slap Slapply for another round of “For the Record” music trivia. Put on your music […]

Nick D – TV Talk and Terrible Board Games

Nick is joined by TV critic Dan Fienberg from The Hollywood Reporter to talk about the new season of “Stranger Things,” the continuing greatness of Bill Hader’s “Barry,” the departure of four SNL cast members, and more. Then Esmeralda Leon chats with Nick about really terrible 70s board games (BIGFOOT […]

Nick D – “Top Gun Maverick” Stinks, and Worms and Hamsters Will Kill Us All

Film critics Erik Childress and Steve Prokopy join Nick to review the awful “Top Gun” sequel and the new “Bob’s Burgers” movie. Then Esmeralda Leon and Nick talk about Armageddon-like occurrences including jumping killer worms, rage-crazed hamsters, and scary doll heads…and Esma and Nick eat boogers!!! [EP38]

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