Podcast: March 24, 2018

Flood Brothers Disposal present The Skinny & Houli Show and the lads are hurtin’ today after a whirlwind St. Patrick’s Day season and election on top of that. We welcome two of Kell Chole’s superstars of the Murphy Roche School of Irish Music  and Lexia Kennedy and Delainey Schwarz are both veterans of the show and perform a variety of tunes on the fiddle, both solo and together at the end of the show with a rousing rendition of “I’ll Tell Me Ma”! Two very talented young ladies! We give a shout-out to our old pal Jerry Bern, who has just opened up his latest jewelry story Marshall Pierce on Michigan Avenue at Oak Street. Jerry offers a 50 year guarantee of wedded bliss on every engagement ring! Houli interviews Irish actor Barry Ward, who is hitting Chicago on Easter Sunday for his terrific new film MAZE, which will screen on Friday March 30th, and on Sunday April 1st at 5:15PM when the audience can meet Barry after the screening and talk to him about the film at The Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 North State Street. use the promo code IRISH for discounted tix. http://www.siskelfilmcenter.org/maze

Great show today for all things Irish.

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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