Podcast: Nov. 10, 2012

Southside Irish troubadours, Sean & Charlie, drop by The Wednesday Wiggle at Lizzie McNeill’s for The Skinny & Houli Show and bring with them a couple of drinking songs and then offer up a touching salute to Chicago Fire Dept.

Captain Herbie Johnson who was killed in a fire last week and received a hero’s cortege down Western Avenue and up 111th to the cemetery as thousands of South Side Irish saluted. We’re also joined by Leo HS President and journalist Dan McGrath who brings Leo alum and comedian Paul Kelly on the show to promote the Leo Lions of Laughter fundraiser on Friday Nov. 16th at the Beverly Art Center. Lots of funny stories, Chicago history, and great craic on this edition of The Skinny & Houli Show.

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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