Podcast: Aug. 2, 2014

Fascinating show this week as Skinny & Houli chat with Sheila Lamb and Julie McNally, the keepers of the flame of the work of Sheila’s dad, the late artist Matt Lamb. Lamb was an internationally recognized, self-taught painter whose works are represented in public and private collections throughout the world. Matt started out in Bridgeport, […]

Podcast: December 7, 2013

Plumbers Union Local 130 Business Manager and Chairman of Chicago’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade,  Jim Coyne, visits Skinny & Houli with a bombshell! This years St. Pat’s Queen Contest will take place on Sunday, January 19th, a full month earlier than years past. This seismic shift is great news for all of Chicagoland because now […]

Podcast: Jan. 7, 2012

It’s beauties and the beasts when Irish twins, the gorgeous Keogh Sisters, visit the Skinny & Houli Irish Hour this weekend; Colleen promoting her TV Show coming up on WTTW in May and Catie continuing her Saturday night show on WMAQ, 24/7 Chicago. We welcome a new Presenting Sponsor, McCarthy Ford, to the show and […]

Podcast: Nov. 12, 2011

Skinny and Houli welcome their old friend Peter Nolan to the show to talk about his book, “Campaign!” Nolan is a retired broadcast journalist who covered politics in Chicago and found his stories in the back alleys, basements, and kitchens of Chicago. His award winning work at NBC and CBS in Chicago made him a […]

Podcast: Sept. 3, 2011

No guests, no music, no Net! It’s just Skinny and Houli on the high wire of affable repartee and the result is a funny and affectionate shooting of the breeze between two old pals about their city. Add in an extended edition of Who Cares and Who Died and a rundown of upcoming events and […]

Podcast: July 09, 2011

The Skinny & Houli Show are brought to you each week by a host of great sponsors.  This week, we sat down with our good friend and show sponsor Boz O’Brien sharing a few laughs about his 35+ years at the helm of the Reilly’s Daughter Bars. Following our chat with Boz, we head on […]

Podcast: May 28, 2011

Skinny & Houli kick off the first unofficial weekend of Chicago with special guests John Griffin and Barney Falin of Chicago Gaelic Park out in Oak Forest.  John and Barney are on the board of the park committee and this weekend, we’re in the midst of the annual Irish Fest, its 25th year! They’ve really […]

Podcast: May 22, 2011

And we’re back, with another weekly dose of the famed, the fabulous, the Skinny and Houli Chicago Show! This week, we of course get our hits on the Arnold and poke around in our weekly mope watch.  More importantly, we get to the good stuff with who’s doin’ good in the ‘hood.  Our long-time pal, […]

Podcast: May 14, 2011

The podcast is up but don’t have much time to write the little ditty for this week because it’s Saturday and I’m busy.  Skinny and Houli had a great conversation with Abdon Pallasch, political reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times. Will be back to re-write this post but until then, just give it a listen will […]

Podcast: May 7, 2011

In the spirit of Mother’s Day weekend (sort of) and remembering your parents, we sat down with local author and musician, Stephen Davern. Author of two children’s books Grandpa is a White Sox Fan, Daddy is a White Sox Fan, I am a White Sox Fan and yeah there’s one for the Cubs too.  We […]