By day, Rick Kaempfer and Dave Stern are the publishers of Eckhartz Press and Chicago Author Solutions. By night, they are unappreciated fathers and husbands. And in their spare time they are consumers of worthless information. Each week they share their newest worthless information in the podcast, “Minutia Men”.



Listen To Our Most Recent Shows

Minutia Men – Cubs and Cows

Rick and Dave discuss specialty masks, how a cow makes milk, sex dolls in the stands, Rick’s brush with Leave it to Beaver’s Barbara Billingsley, and they interview Beau Thompson, a man who is […]

Minutia Men – Grocery bags and body bags

Rick and Dave discuss the lighter side of the virus with stories about Dave’s senior advantage, a woman who doesn’t quite get the concept of the mask, the best place in the world to […]

Minutia Men – Michael Jordan and Josh Gondelman

Rick and Dave discuss the most unusual smoothies ever, the fact that Michael Jordan can do absolutely anything he wants, Rick’s brush with Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Neil Young, and they interview […]

Minutia Men – The Who, The Bulls, and The Dry October

Rick and Dave discuss the least successful tip line ever, the dry Oktoberfest, Joe Buck and Harry Caray, Rick’s brush with the 1990s-era Chicago Bulls, and they interview Loren Gold, the keyboard player for […]

Minutia Men – Passengers, Poker & Peterik

Rick and Dave discuss wrestling in Florida, a COVID joke, a French ejection, Rick’s brush with recently departed Cubs Glenn Beckert and Jim Frey, and they interview poker pro Tristan Wade and rock star […]