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 – Escaping court, McDonald’s, and Berlin

Rick and Dave discuss a unique court case, annoying homeless people at McDonald’s, Gwenyth’s candle, Rick’s brush with Mayor Richard Daley, and they interview author Lou Macaluso about his Berlin Wall book. [EP163]

Minutia Men – Reefer & Rutles

Rick and Dave discuss medical marijuana, a soccer match gone bad, and Rick’s brush with soccer announcer Arlo White; plus they pay tribute to the late Rutle Neil Innis, and interview Midnight Express author […]

Minutia Men – Take it to the Banks

Rick and Dave discuss sketch artist hijinks, maximum efficiency toilets, Rick’s brush with Bob Newhart, and they interview sportswriter/blogger/podcaster/bon vivant, Paul Banks.  [Ep161

Minutia Men – Dave censors Dave

Rick and Dave discuss Penguin prostitution, the perils of mutual fit-bits, Rick’s brush with Cubs Hall of Famer Fergie Jenkins, and they interview rock and roll songwriting icon Jim Peterik.  [EP160]

Minutia Men – Back in the Saddle

Rick and Dave discuss cops with a sense of humor, sex ed teachers with no imagination, a dating app for one guy, Rick’s brush with 60s/70s singer Lou Christie, and they interview comedian/playwright/radio guy […]