Podcast: November 22, 2014

Skinny opens the show with the sad news of the passing of his cousin Jim Sheahan a long-time member of Local 399, may he rest in peace. Then Peter Fasano of Pies By Fasano drops by with a box of pies for all of us and tells the story of how his dad started the company back in the fifties and how Pete has resurrected the company in the last three years and quite successfully! With Thanksgiving around the corner you should check out Fasano Pies, they are delicious! Pete also has lots of fun stories of his days at the CBOT and other adventures. Throw in some choice “Who Cares?” and “Who Died?” and Skinny’s retelling of the infamous night he hired a Jane Byrne impersonator to crash The 19th Ward Fundraiser, and you’ve got yourselves a show!

Happy Thanksgiving from Skinny & Houli!


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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