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Keeping Score in Chicago

Keeping Score in Chicago Episode 26: Best Interview Ever: Bra Guy or Congressman?

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley talks about handguns, hockey and Chicago politics while Chicago's Bra Guy enlightens us on how he's saving the world one brassiere at a time.

Keeping Score in Chicago Episode 28: Dear Oprah, LA Is For Suckers

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

Sun-Times columnist Bill Zwecker gives the scoop on Oprah's diabolical plan to sell out Chicago and cuddle with celebrities and skinny people in California.

Keeping Score in Chicago Episode 25: Don't Cry Chicago, The Kinky Llama Delivers!

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

After the Olympic failure, Chicagoans need something to make them smile. Get prepared to meet the Kinky Llama, Chi-Town's bicycle-riding sex toy delivery man. What's his top seller? Listen to find out.

Keeping Score in Chicago Episode 27: Grow A Mustache, Save A Grandpa!

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

A couple Chicago characters aim to rustle up cash for prostate and testicular cancer research with "Mustache Rides," a music video that's going viral on YouTube.

Keeping Score in Chicago Episode 29: One Miller High Life Too Many

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

A rather crappy week in Chicago: Da Bears suck, suicide strikes Mayor Daley's inner circle and a Steelers fan claims a Bears fan made him blind.

Keeping Score in Chicago Episode 24: 'Big Iron' Tom Dart On Why He's A Thinkin' Man's Sheriff

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

The guy who takes on Craigslist and saves puppies, but won't put political ambition in front of his wife and five kids, talks about why an eventual run for Mayor isn't out of the question.

Keeping Score in Chicago Episode 23: Does Billy Corgan Really Matter Anymore?

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

What is the Smashing Pumpkin up to with his latest scheme to give away his new songs for free? Sun-Times Rock Critic Jim DeRogatis gets to the bottom of it, plus the scoop on Bill Murray's violent crowd management technique.

Keeping Score in Chicago Episode 22: This Podcast Was Interrupted By Kanye West

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

Amid the Soldier Field statue controversy, Walter Payton's son shares memories of his father a decade after Sweetness' death and find out what Jay Cutler's White Sox drinking buddies think of him.

Keeping Score in Chicago Episode 21: Skin to Win, Chicago

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

The guys talk to the poster mom for Chicago's public breast feeding movement and Red Hot Annie, star of the underground hit, "Rolling Outta Here Naked, A Lebowski Burlesque."

Keeping Score in Chicago Episode XX: Rick Bayless - it Tastes Better in Chicago

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

Rick Bayless talks about his big win on "Top Chef Masters," the opening of his new fast food joint and why he'll never open a restaurant in Los Angeles.

Keeping Score in Chicago Episode 19: A New Urban Terrorist in Chicago?

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

The Parking Ticket Geek tells about a growing parking meter revolt on the South Side and warns that a meter vigilante may be lurking in the shadows, plus the best place to watch Blagojevich's continued breakdown.

Keeping Score in Chicago Episode 18: Crime and the Crusade of Andy Shaw

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

The guys on some funny - and not so funny - crime stories and Former ABC-7 political reporter and new Better Government Association boss Andy Shaw outlines his plan for combating corruption. It involves a teapot and you.

Keeping Score in Chicago Episode 17: 'Perfect' Sex in the City With the Tin Man

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

Was that Bartman in the stands at Sox Park for Mark Buerhle's perfect game? Plus, Ald. Tom Tunney and the guys have a frank discussion about the alarming new statistics that show 1-in-6 gay men in Chicago are HIV-positive and half of them don't know it.

Keeping Score in Chicago Episode 16: Rick Telander vs. the Sportswriters

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

Sun-Times sports columnist Rick Telander talks about how Japanese baseball writers spoiled his attempt to prompt a serious talk about voting Steroid Era players into the Hall of Fame.

Keeping Score In Chicago Episode 14: Meet Mike North, Crime Fighter?

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

The guys get the inside scoop on the Chicago Sports Webio scandal from Mike North, who tells all about his allegedly crooked business partner and his future as a FBI cooperating witness.

Keeping Score In Chicago Episode 13: Fook and Konkol's Guide to Rocking Buckets

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

Downtown Ald. Brendan Reilly talks about targeting the Bucket Boys with a new noise ordinance, what's next for the Chicago Children's Museum and why he will not support Todd Stroger for re-election.

Keeping Score In Chicago Episode 12: Parking Torture

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

Fook and Konkol strike back with an interview with Chicago's own radio terrorist, Mancow Muller, who discusses his controversial waterboarding and take on the parking meters from hell.

Keeping Score In Chicago Episode 11: Chicago's Winter of Discontent (With Bacon)

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

If not for bacon this might be Chicago's worst scoring week ever. Our ex-governor officially became a talk show queen, our hometown NBA hero was struck by tragedy and a kid cop made Mayor Daley blow his top.

Keeping Score In Chicago Episode 10: Inaugurate This!

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

What if our new Mr. President channeled Slick Rick during his inaugural address? You wondered that, too? Well, you better listen.

Keeping Score In Chicago Episode 9: Massaging The Magic Chuckhole

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

The guys talk with Ray Wu, the Chicago guy who came up with a special app that turns your iPhone into a personal massager, and "What Would Jay (Marriotti) Say?" makes its triumphant return.

Keeping Score In Chicago Episode 8: The Frozen Banana Episode

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

Fook and Konkol got stood up by Bolingbrook stud muffin Drew Peterson, but they talk about his, er, undying quest for wife No. 5 anyway and find out how much guys get paid for doing the worst winter job in Chicago.

Keeping Score In Chicago Episode 7: You've Just Been Blagojeviched

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

The guys interview former Channel 5 reporter Amy Jacobson, who talks for the first time about having dinner with Rod Blagojevich and how she caught her husband cheating.

Keeping Score In Chicago Episode 6: Hey Buddy, Can You Spare $34 Gazillion?

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

This week we're talking about the great Goose Island Sit-in at Republic Windows and Doors, Brian Urlacher's baby momma drama and selling Chicago's parking meters (thanks a ton, Mayor Daley).

Keeping Score In Chicago Episode 5: This is What Change Smells Like?

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

Barack Obama declared victory in Grant Park amid celebration and the wafting scent of an herb now available for medicinal purposes in Michigan and Fook caught the celebration on tape. Hear it on this edition of Keeping Score In Chicago.

Keeping Score In Chicago Episode 4: The Prius Mutatio Show

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

Want to know what it might be like to hang out with Barack Obama backstage at the Ba-Rock Show on election night?