Podcast: March 15, 2014

It’s St. Patrick’s Day weekend in Chicago and Skinny & Houli welcome 2014 St. Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshall and President of the Chicago Blackhawks, John McDonough, to the show. John grew up in Edison Park, went to St. Juliana’s and Notre Dame HS and he and the lads reminisce about the old neighborhood as he spins tales of 24 years with the Cubs and now the Hawks. Great guest!

Then Councilor Michael Carr, from Newry, Ireland drops by and Skinny gives him advice for his upcoming re-election. Then Noel O’Connor, Mayor of County Cork, visits with us and explains why Cork is known as the “Rebel” County. It’s as Chicago/Irish on Paddy’s Day kinda show you’re ever gonna get.

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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