Podcast: Nov. 3, 2012

Tony & Kay Golden bring their Irish cousins from Swinford, County Mayo to Lizzie McNeill’s for the Halloween Wednesday Wiggle to tell some spooky stories. Eavesdrop on Thomas, Ellie, Mary, and Carmen McHale-Roe as they recount the ghostly legend of Katie Byrnes. Katie owned the pub that Carmen and her family bought in Westport and […]

Podcast: Oct. 27, 2012

Skinny calls in from his nephew’s wake to tell the oldest joke in his repertoire as we interview Maureen Sullivan, author of Bridgeport, Chicago, a terrific new book about one of the coolest Irish neighborhoods in Chicago. Get the book at www.bridgeportchicagobook.com for a peek at some terrific Chicago history. Then we chat with 12th Sub […]

Podcast: Oct. 20, 2012

Over 75 years ago, Jim Riley opened “Riley’s Trick Shop” at 79th & Rhodes on the Southside of Chicago. Today his son Jim III runs the shop at 111th and Ridgeland and returns to The Skinny & Houli Show to discuss hand buzzers, whoopee cushions, and fake poop. Eat your heart out Edward R. Murrow; […]

Podcast: Oct. 13, 2012

Eavesdrop on The Wednesday Wiggle with Skinny and Houli at Lizzie McNeill’s. Our first Wiggle of the year and it’s a doozie, featuring international recording star and traditional Irish singer Paddy Homan as he favors us all with a song and a couple funny stories about how he got started in Ireland as a ring […]

Podcast: October 6, 2012

It’s Marathon Weekend in Chicago as Skinny and Houli celebrate their final Friday taping at Lizzie McNeill’s. All the excitement of the Marathon and the Notre Dame game on Saturday at Soldier Field has permeated Lizzie’s as the lads hold court in a heated tent to kick off the festivities with The Chancey Brothers Irish […]

Podcast: Sept. 29, 2012

Skinny and Houli analyze the media firestorm that has exploded concerning the treatment of Father Dan Mallette of St. Margaret of Scotland parish on the south side. Then it’s off the races with some off the cuff repartee as the lads freestyle about The Gathering in Ireland in 2013, Andy Wiliams death and his fame […]

Podcast: Sept. 22, 2012

Come hang out at Lizzie McNeill’s with Skinny and Houli as we welcome Illinois Supreme Court Candidate James G. Riley to the show to discuss this very important election coming up in November. Then our old pal Jenny Moss, AKA J-Mo, drops by to bang the drum for the upcoming fundraiser for Marty McGarry at […]

Podcast: Sept. 15, 2012

Here’s a chance to hear the lads back in their Relevant Radio days with some vintage radio. It’s the best of Skinny & Houli this week as we go to the vault for interviews with Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne Burke, Pulitzer Prize Winning political cartoonist from The Chicago Sun-Times and our old pal Jack […]

Podcast: Sept. 8, 2012

Skinny returns from Ireland with a cache full of stories and a liver the size of a Buick. Mike and Phil Carmody join us for Live at Lizzie’s and tell us about their organization, Opportunity Knocks, which they started to help find activities for their brother. Now they serve almost fifty young people each day […]

Podcast: Sept. 1, 2012

Skinny is in Dublin for the Notre Dame-Navy game so Hooliganism reigns this week at The Skinny & Houli Show with Paddy Houlihan stepping in as guest co-host with his dad. Live at Lizzie’s this week showcases a couple of Irish characters, comedians Alex Joyce and Sean Flannery. Sean is also known as the world’s […]