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”.



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Minutia Men – An improv hero

Rick and Dave talk about sweaty centers, tech-savvy kid savants, inappropriate funeral gifts, Rick’s brush with Jay Leno, and they interview improv artist/author/radio guy Brendan Sullivan. (Ep146)

Minutia Men – Tom Dreesen & Friends!

A very special Minutia Men.  Rick and Dave share the microphones with two Emmy winning journalists (Dane Placko and Jay Shatz) who just happen to be their college buddies. Plus, an interview with Tom […]

Minutia Men – 08/03/19

EP144: Rick and Dave discuss litigious dodgeball, cathedral putt-putt, Nazi amusement parks, Warren G. Harding, Rick’s brush with Marilu Henner, and interview rock and roll photographer Mick Rock.

Minutia Men – 07/27/19

EP143: Rick and Dave discuss fast food fights, Obscene wedding invitations, branding problems, the day Rick was born, Rick’s brush with former Illinois Governor Jim Edgar, and they interview Schoolhouse Rock’s Essra Mohawk.

Minutia Men – 07/20/19

EP142: Rick and Dave discuss a parent of the year, the grossest furniture possible, Jenkins in Israel, an ex-Cub who was murdered, Rick’s brush with former Beatle Pete Best, and they interview and play […]