Podcast: Oct. 20, 2012

Over 75 years ago, Jim Riley opened “Riley’s Trick Shop” at 79th & Rhodes on the Southside of Chicago. Today his son Jim III runs the shop at 111th and Ridgeland and returns to The Skinny & Houli Show to discuss hand buzzers, whoopee cushions, and fake poop.

Eat your heart out Edward R. Murrow; this is The Skinny & Houli Show! Later the lads welcome Colm O’Callagan, General Manager of The Trump Tower Hotel and Killarney native to discuss The Donald and inside stories on the Trump Hotel. Colm is hosting his brother Niall and a group of Killarney politicians, including Killarney Mayor Sean Counihan, and together they are planning one hundred thousand welcomes for Skinny & Houli when they head to Ireland next year for The Gathering to tape the show. Check out this gem in The Kingdom of Kerry at killarney.ie Hear it all on the show this weekend!

About Mike Houlihan

Mike Houlihan is the writer and star of the independent feature film “Tapioca,” also starring Ben Vereen and Tim Kazurinsky.. Mike began his professional career in show business 36 years ago as an apprentice actor with the American Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford, Ct. Mike Houlihan is Chicago’s own “triple threat” writer, producer, and performer whose talents have earned him the respect and confidence of our media community. He is a former weekly features columnist for The Chicago Sun-Times, “Houli in ’da Hood,” and since 1996 has written his humor column in The Irish American News, “Hooliganism.”

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