The Nick D Podcast – LIVE FROM ZANIES!

In this BONUS EPISODE, Nick Digilio and Esmeralda Leon co-host a LIVE version of The Nick D Podcast recorded at Zanies Comedy Club in Rosemont, Illinois. The show includes hilarious audience interaction, some entertaining talk about Halloween, horrible candy, scary movies, ridiculous taglines, Mother’s Day quizzes (don’t ask) and much […]

Nick D – Best TV Shows of the 21st Century, Scary Pumpkins & Candy Cane Lane

Nick and the TV critic from The Hollywood Reporter Dan Fienberg, talk about the Best TV Shows of the 21st Century…So Far (the list has some surprising omissions and inclusions, and “The Wire” is placed too low), new Halloween/scary shows on Netflix and Peacock, and what Dan calls “Josh Gad Syndrome.” […]

Nick D – CIFF Wrap Up, Scream Remix & Andrea Darlas

Nick does a wrap-up of the 59th Annual Chicago International Film Festival and picks the best and worst movies he saw at the 2-week fest, then he welcomes the terrific radio journalist/host/ podcaster Andrea Darlas to talk about her years in radio, how she got her start, her time as a […]

Nick D – Corey Feldman, ICP and Slap Slapply

Nick welcomes music journalist Jim Ryan, from Forbes and The Daily Herald, to talk about his interviews with Insane Clown Posse, Corey Feldman, and the legendary Bernie Taupin. Jim also recalls the years he spent doing traffic reports, with some very scary helicopter stories, and he and Nick also review […]

Nick D – Chicago Film Fest & Fatal Flaws of Performers

Nick talks with film critics Erik Childress and Steve Prokopy about The 59th Annual Chicago International Film Festival and many of the films being shown there (including the outstanding and very weird “Poor Things,” featuring an incredible performance from Emma Stone) and more. They also review the new science-fiction domestic […]

Nick D – Feminist Horror, Scary Sounds & Hope for the Future

Nick welcomes journalist/writer/producer/host/filmmaker Amy Guth to the podcast to talk about her latest adventures in Hollywood, the recent gig she had as a “visiting scholar” at Washington College, submitting her short film about Elvis to film fests nationwide, and her attempt to watch 30 horror movies in the month of […]

Nick D – For The People

In this “For the People” episode, Nick talks with The Consumerman Herb Weisbaum from Checkbook.org, about consumer stories including, the new laws targeting the sale of stolen items online, how health tracking apps are invading privacy, and how scammers are sending spam & email via text. Plus, a discussion about […]

Nick D – Movie Reviews & The Glory Days of Trash TV

Nick and films critics Erik Childress and Steve Prokopy talk about the “Bride of Music Box of Horrors” festival happening throughout the month of October, and they review the new films “The Creator,” “Flora and Son,” and the re-release of what many consider to be The Greatest Concert Film Ever […]

Nick D – Monica Eng, Al Snopes, and Ladder Ball

Nick welcomes Monica Eng from Axios.com to talk about crazy snacks in Albany Park, her trip to Champaign-Urbana where she stayed at Roger Ebert’s house (which may, in fact, be haunted by Roger), her hatred of horror movies, and Monica talks about the time she reviewed movies for The Sun-Times […]

Nick D – Marnie Shure, Pumpkin Spice, & Geena Davis Says…Whaaa!!?

Nick welcomes Marnie Shure, the Managing Editor of the food website “The Takeout,” to give the latest report on this year’s Pumpkin Spice invasion. She also talks about how using A.I. is NOT the best way to forage for mushrooms, the latest fast-food lawsuit (this one involving Arby’s), and the […]

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