Skinny & Houli starting 8th year on the air this January 2017!

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The Skinny & Houli Show starts our 4th year on the air!

Hi everybody! Thanks for tuning into the Skinny & Houli Show. This November marks the beginning of our fourth year on the air and we’re excited about bringing you all the buzz in the Irish American community all over Chicagoland. We’ve been recording the show each week at Lizzie McNeill’s Irish Pub since last Spring […]

Podcast: Nov. 26, 2011

Skinny & Houli host their Christmas party at Hawthorne Racecourse and welcome Hawthorne President Tim Carey to talk about another attempt at bringing jobs to Illinois with slots at the racetracks legislation that Governor Quinn can’t seem to understand. Tricia The Loop Rock Girl also drops by and Skinny recruits her for the Polar Plunge […]

Best of Skinny & Houli – Part I & II

As Skinny & Houli head into our third year of broadcasting, here’s some clips of some of our favorite guests who dropped by the studio in our first year. Skinny and Houli on video exemplifies why these guys have “faces for radio”. Check out the best of Skinny & Houli parts I and II and […]

Skinny & Houli Fall Preview

Football is back and pretty soon the frost will be on the pumpkins. Stay tuned every Saturday or catch our podcast for more of the greatest 55 minutes in show business on The Skinny & Houli Show. We continue to make progress regarding the potential resurrection of The Southside Irish St. Patrick’s Day Parade and […]

Cover Story: South Side Parade

Skinny Sheahan promised the Sun-Times two years ago that the parade would return and it looks like he’s going to make that happen. Almost a hundred supporters showed up at The Beverly Art Center last Monday night as Skinny and Bill Figel, of The Beverly Art Center, led the group through a brainstorming session dedicated […]

Summer Update

Hi everybody, and thanks for tuning into The Skinny & Houli Show. This summer has been the road trip of all time as we take the show to remote locations for taping and meeting more listeners of the show, starting with the Hooley at Jack Desmond’s Irish Pub a few weeks ago, this week’s taping […]

All business here…

Hi everybody, and thanks for listening to The Skinny & Houli Show. Please tell your friends about the show and get them to “like” us or “friend” us or whatever the heck works on Facebook. Well it’s officially Summer, for us anyway, and we’re busy lining up guests for our show for the rest of […]

An update, Pal!

Hi everybody, your old friend Mike Houlihan here and thanks for visiting our website once again. One of the great pleasures of doing The Skinny & Houli Show, the voice of the Chicago Irish community, is all the laughs we have along the way. Skinny and I are definitely having fun and the fact that […]

St. Patrick’s Day update

Hi everybody, hope you all had a great St. Patrick’s Day and I also hope nobody spent it in the Emergency Room. Hey that sounds like a great name for a bar. “Honey, I’m gonna be late getting’ home, I’m in the Emergency Room!” Skinny and I are thrilled to be sponsored by those incredible […]