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chi-cast: The Chicago Podcast
88 minutes | Jul 8, 2014
Last Ditch Effort
Episode 112: It has been a good ride. Thanks for the memories.
64 minutes | May 28, 2014
Episode 111: Summer in Chicago so naturally the Cubs are in last place and now we know why. Thanks to Tom Ricketts for all the gracious help.
91 minutes | May 14, 2014
Krystal the Pistol
Episode 110: Krystal LaFianza Pitzen joins us as part of her farewell tour. She's off to LA, but has lots of love for the Chicago comedy scene. From Improv to stand up, from the Go Go Show to the main stage, we talk dreams, community, and share lots of laughs. All the best out west to this Chicago fixture. Catch her before she leaves: krystalthepistol.com
39 minutes | May 6, 2014
Episode 109: Chi-cast sets up and records live at Liar's Club in the upstairs green room for MCA Day Chicago. Big thanks to all involved and those who were kind enough to come on the podcast and share their stories of what brought them here today. Sincerest apologies to Akasha for the technical difficulties. Great Music: She's Crafty, Zebra Attack, Akasha Great Cause: Brandon Gromada Head and Neck Cancer Foundation
66 minutes | Apr 30, 2014
Regrets? Sure I got a few
Episode 108: Seth and Royal break down choices one faces as they progress in our society. With all the joy and anxiety, regret and fulfillment, what's up with that. AACK!!!
63 minutes | Apr 23, 2014
Episode 107: Seth and Royal catch you up on all the news that fell through the cracks. Don't forget MCA Day with She's Crafty.
63 minutes | Apr 14, 2014
Money and Politics
Episode 106: On the heels of a ruling from the Supreme Court and an international climate study; Seth and Royal cry themselves to sleep.
69 minutes | Apr 2, 2014
Episode 105: Maybe we are all fools if we don't do something about our student loan debt.
68 minutes | Mar 25, 2014
1 Billion Dollars
Episode 104: Seth and Royal get their brackets busted, and then bust on the far right for being crazy.
66 minutes | Mar 10, 2014
175 Years Old!
Episode 103: Seth and Royal learn a little Chicago history in this the 175th year of its existence.
124 minutes | Feb 28, 2014
Episode 102: Seth and Royal are joined by a true blue Chicago improv'er, Mike Marunowski. The conversation sizzles and they go over by an hour, so what.
65 minutes | Feb 20, 2014
Episode 101: When a story rises above the box score and a nation takes notice; we too will rise up and say, "Is this really a big deal?"
94 minutes | Feb 12, 2014
Dating in Chicago
Episode 100(!): Plenty of fish...my ass. The guys from chi-cast are joined by two lovely ladies (Liz and Nicki pictured above) and hear about the ups and downs of dating in Chicago. Happy Valentines Day!
72 minutes | Feb 7, 2014
Episode 99: Chi-cast is joined by Clarke Canedy in the twilight of his days here in Chicago. He was the driving force (though not the only one) behind Black Cloud Gallery, the former home of our podcast. Clarke catches up and wraps up his days in Chicago, with a few recommendations. We owe him much more but, we gave him an hour. It all seems so final. You're searching...For things that don't exist; I mean beginnings.Ends and beginnings - there are no such things.There are only middles. ~Robert Frost
63 minutes | Jan 9, 2014
Episode 96: We're back. After holiday travel Royal and Seth return to Chicago with their complaints and compliments for their holiday season. The guys also talk about Michael Powell (happy redline conductor on the CTA), current skills of the poor in the city, and their love of the ball-pit. Plus Donald Trump explains the enviroment.
62 minutes | Nov 22, 2013
Episode 94: Seth and Royal can finally get married, but what's up with all those pens, Bob Dylan has a "mesmerizing" video, and we can't get over JFK. CHECK OUT: She's Crafty at the Hardrock streetwise coatdrive at Matilda's
58 minutes | Aug 20, 2013
Laughing Stock: Double Door
Episode 86: Josh Dunkin and Michael Barton of Laughing Stock are back! They're kind of a big deal since August 25th they will be putting on an all day music-fest with the best comedy rock acts from Chicago (and the U.S.) at the famed Double Door. Get your tickets today. Listen and you will hear about the line up, a winnebago with a smoke machine, and the story of a cop getting punched by a member of the Gay Republicans.
61 minutes | Jul 30, 2013
Episode 84: Seth and Royal sit down with the creators of Sandbol. A new beach game that happens to be the only game ever that is designed specifically for the terrain of sand. We talk to Mitch Tennison and Chris Hart about how their vision took shape, all the way from dog toys, to the beaches of California, and now to a storefront here is Chicago; the birth place of Sandbol. Make sure to find them August 10th on the North Ave. Beach (Look for the red balloon). Go find Sandbol: website, facebook, instagram
63 minutes | May 30, 2013
Laughing Stock 4.0
Episode 79: Chi-Cast had a great time all month long at Laughing Stock. Thanks to Josh Dunkin and Michael Barton for having us tag along and bring you interviews with all the great acts. They both join in on this podcast to discuss organizing the events, and their upcoming shows July 4th, and in August at the Double Door. Thanks to all the guests this week, great show. Los Improviachis, She's Crafty, Tiberius (Robert Ukelele). operagram.com
54 minutes | May 9, 2013
Live at Laughing Stock 1
Episode 77: The first on site live recording in chi-cast history, and it was a blast. Seth and Royal crammed into a booth in the corner, and talked to all the great acts at Laughing Stock. It is Chicago's comedy rock showcase; catch it every Tuesday in May, at Ace Bar on Fullerton. Also our deepest apologies to the ladies of Off Off Broadzway (pictured above) due to technical difficulties the audio was unsalvageable. Thanks to all our guests, find them on facebook, twitter, and their websites, and for god's sake go see them live! Matt Griffo, Stacked, Nashville the Band, Off Off Broadzway,
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