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 – Chopping Heads & Burning Sheds

Rick and Dave discuss a kid who chopped off his dad’s head, castration limericks, Harry Caray & Ron Santo, Rick’s brush with Dennis Hopper, and they interview She-Shed Cheryl (Nicole J. Butler) from the […]

Minutia Men – Brexit, Beatles, Bacon and Ballplayers

Rick and Dave discuss Dave’s visit to England, dog porn, a Minutia quiz, Leo Durocher audio outtakes, Rick’s brush with Valerie Harper, and they interview former White Sox slugger Eric Soderholm. [Ep149]

Minutia Men – A very special Cubs episode

Rick and Dave tackle one topic–the Chicago Cubs. They also interview ex-Cubs Carmen Fanzone and Adam Greenberg. [Ep148]

Minutia Men – The Head of the Bobbles

Rick and Dave discuss gruesome injuries, the brattiest kid ever, bacon butter essence, a brush with Werner Klemperer, and an interview with the CEO of the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum.

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)