Podcast: August 9, 2014

This week we feature a “Best of Skinny & Houli Show” which includes interviews with Sheila McShane, the mother of Irish J-1 student Natasha McShane who was attacked and permanently disabled 4 years ago in Bucktown. This interview was done the night before the convicted assailant was sentenced to 90 years in prison. Then we […]

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: July 26, 2014

Very funny show featuring Brendan O’Connor of Big Guys Sausage in Berwyn he’s the sausage king of Chicagoland and brings some samples for the guys to feast on as we help promote Brendan’s August 9th “Sausage Fest” in Berwyn. Houli recaps his day at the Catholic Charities golf outing with his son Billy, who tells us how Houli got his […]

Podcast: July 19, 2014

Skinny is in New Jersey this weekend helping out his nephew Denis Moster and his family with a golf outing fundraiser for Denis. So with Houli flying solo we welcome Sean Cleland, Rob McCloud, and Rosemary O’Malley from the Irish Music School of Chicago as they give us a preview of their upcoming Francis O’Neill Irish […]

Podcast: July 12, 2014

On a gorgeous night by the river at Lizzie McNeill’s for the Wednesday Wiggle, a couple of gorgeous ladies join Skinny & Houli and bring rainbows. Mayo’s Marian Newman returns to the show and fills the lads in on her latest fundraising activities for The Parkinson’s Association of Ireland. Then vivacious Irish fiddler Katie Grennan  drops by to […]

Podcast: July 5, 2014

Skinny & Houli welcome Kathy O’Neill from the Irish American Heritage Center back to the show as she pitches for Irish Fest next weekend. Scheduled to perform during the July 11-12-13 weekend  are Phil Coulter, The Tossers, The Chancey Brothers, Gaelic Storm and on Sunday at noon Karen and Patrick Cannady on fiddle and uilleann pipes and they play us […]

Podcast: June 28, 2014

Skinny & Houli welcome newest sponsor Ed Napleton Honda in Oak Lawn. Then veteran prosecutor Peg Ogarek from the States Attorneys Office honors us with an inside look at the Natasha McShane case. Peg and co-counsel John Maher convicted the weasel who cowardly attacked Irish J1-student and her friend Stacy Jurich four years ago, resulting […]

Podcast: June 21, 2014

We welcome new sponsor Ed Napleton Honda to the show this week! It’s Professor night at the Skinny & Houli Show as we welcome Northwestern’s Dr. Tom O’Halloran and Roosevelt’s Dr. Paul Green. O’Halloran is working on a cure for cancer and Green is a working on a cure for narcissism in politics. Both are […]

Podcast: June 14, 2014

Antoinette Cahill from The Palmer House and Ann O’Riordan from The Drake drop by the show to talk about their grand Chicago hotels. Both gals are from Ireland, Killarney and Kildare respectively, and their charm and vivacity come right through the airwaves.  Both ladies started out as J-1 students visiting Chicago back in the nineties and returned to […]

Podcast: June 7, 2014

Navy Pier’s Marilynn Gardner and Jen Kramer, CEO and Director of Entertainment respectively, give us the rundown on all the summer happenings at the Pier. Navy Pier hosts over nine million visitors each year, more than all of Chicago’s professional sports teams and museums combined! The gals invite Skinny & Houli to record a future […]