Podcast: October 17, 2015

Skinny & Houli welcome actress Barbara Figgins, star of Chicago Irish Theatre’s hit production of MY BRILLIANT DIVORCE at Chief O’Neill’s through November 7th. Barbara plays 19 different characters in the one woman show and the show will make you laugh and make you cry. Then big news from Houli about Boz and Brendan O’Brien’s […]

Podcast: Oct. 10, 2015

The great squeeze box artist Jimmy Keane returns to chat with Skinny & Houli about his upcoming concert at Chief O’Neill’s with Robbie O’Connell and Mick Moloney on Friday, Oct. 16th. Jimmy plays “Far From Home”, “B Flat Waltz” and “April’s Fool” and has a story to go with every tune. Tune into this great […]

Podcast: October 3, 2015

Skinny and Houli welcome Father Tom Hurley, pastor of Old St. Pat’s, as he tells stories of adventures of a parish priest. Then Cary Pinkowski, race director of the Chicago Marathon gives us a preview of the upcoming big weekend. Great show! http://media.blubrry.com/hiberniantransmedia/b6446203531b3b85f56c-ee0ba55e51fb57ed11aaf50199880555.r81.cf2.rackcdn.com/sandh_2015_10_03.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

Podcast: September 26, 2015

Skinny & Houli welcome IBAM co-founders Cathy Curry and Cliff Carlson, also the co-publishers of the Irish American News as they give us the lineup for their upcoming Irish Books, Art, and Music extravanganza coming up in October. Then former Sheriff Mike Sheahan joins us fresh off the golf course with some stories along with […]

Podcast: September 19, 2015

Skinny and Houli welcome Eamonn Vaughan of Vaughan’s Hospitality and The Emerald Loop to the show along with Darragh Dunne, Brand Ambassador of 2 Gingers Irish Whiskey to the show. Both gents are sponsors of the Houli’s upcoming First Annual Irish American Movie Hooley and they tell us their stories and promise us one helluva hooley […]

Podcast: September 12, 2015

Houli congratulates Skinny on the nuptials of his daughter Bridget last week in San Diego and Skinny bemoans the high price of beers at the hotel. What else is new?  Our old friend Charlie Carey, President of the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame drops by to give us the lineup on the induction dinner on […]

Podcast: September 5, 2015

In the midst of a manhunt for the cop killers in Fox Lake, the Skinny & Houli Show welcome Tom Cashman, Chairman of the 100 Club of Chicago  and Tom Cody from the Emerald Society of Illinois and their “Irishman of the Year”,  as we discuss the very troubling recent assassinations of police nationwide.  Police Lives […]

Podcast: August 29, 2015

Our musical guest star from the Skinny & Houli Ireland Tour 2013, Kathleen Keane, drops by the show to talk up Irish music with the lads. Kathleen’s fiddle was in the shop but she brought along her case of flutes and entertains on the tin whistle with a variety of jigs and talks of her […]

Podcast: August 22, 2015

Sean Brennan, author of the terrific Irish American memoir “Bridie’s Boy” joins Skinny and Houli to reminisce about the good old days and his take on being the tenth of eleven children growing up in the fifties and sixties in Oak Park in St. Edmund’s parish. Then Marcy Twardak and Ron Butera, from the Ovarian […]

Podcast: August 15, 2015

Leo Moran of The Saw Doctors opens the show for our Galway extravaganza featuring Galway Mayor Frank Fahy and Galway Bay FM radio impresario Keith Finnegan, both in town to promote the “city of festivals” to Chicago. Galway is vying for “European City of Culture 2020” and Keith and the Mayor talk up all the […]