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Put some prime quality Chad into your ear, with his weekly Op-Ed from the Paper Machete at the Green Mill Chicago about pop news, sports, politics, science, sex, life, death, birth, love, nerds, Star Wars and sometimes it's all about you.

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    • 5.0 • 39 Ratings

Put some prime quality Chad into your ear, with his weekly Op-Ed from the Paper Machete at the Green Mill Chicago about pop news, sports, politics, science, sex, life, death, birth, love, nerds, Star Wars and sometimes it's all about you.

    A Grounding LockDown Flashback

    A Grounding LockDown Flashback

    Well, we’ve started the Holiday Episodes of 2020 and Chad’s getting the LockDown Sillies so he dives into the vault and pulls out a very timely classic from 2017, live from the ol’ Green Mill Lounge.
    Social Media is probs not the best way for your brain to spend an afternoon but what is? Gathers ye all to the Town Hall for a bellringing about posting and Facebook! A reaction to THIS super not concerning lil thing that happened that week…
    Featuring “DisgraceBook” recorded LIVE from the Green Mill Lounge in Chicago on November 11th 2017
    Featuring the song “Promises” by the Barrerracudas and a touch of the ol “Manhattan Playboy” by Robert Farnon
    Brought to you by Jeppson’s Mälort: Aiding in Social Distancing since the 1930’s.
    PLEASE RATE AND REVIEW, BLACK LIVES MATTER and WEAR A MASK!

    • 15 min
    Bemuse Ball w/Elise Marie and Spenser Davis

    Bemuse Ball w/Elise Marie and Spenser Davis

    Chicago is on lockdown again and Chad is feelin the pressure, so he’s Zoomin’ buds to let off steam and this week he’s got Broken Nose Theatre’s own professional couple of theatricats: Elise Marie and Spenser Davis. They talk drama, culture (BOOKS!), gaming and binging before creating a brand new sport perfect for these times! Seriously, this all happens.
    And scene.
    Check out Spenser’s latest craze: THE SPIN online until November 22nd courtesy of Interrobang Theatre
    Featuring the song “Promises” by the Barrerracudas and a touch of the ol “Manhattan Playboy” by Robert Farnon
    Brought to you by Jeppson’s Mälort: Aiding in Social Distancing since the 1930’s.
    PLEASE RATE AND REVIEW, BLACK LIVES MATTER and WEAR A MASK!

    • 35 min
    Good Vibes Outside w/Lily Be

    Good Vibes Outside w/Lily Be

    WE DID IT! The election is over, a new president has been chosen, there are good vibes outside and this episode is like three days late cuz Chad’s been drinking since November 3rd. Still in a pandemic tho and the show must go on, so Chad zooms his bud and host of THE STOOP: The Lily Be and they pass the time away with a breezy lil convo about supervillains.
    THE STOOP is back November 20th so catch up, nerds!
    Featuring the song “Promises” by the Barrerracudas and a touch of the ol “Manhattan Playboy” by Robert Farnon
    Brought to you by Jeppson’s Mälort: Aiding in Social Distancing since the 1930’s.
    PLEASE RATE AND REVIEW, BLACK LIVES MATTER and WEAR A MASK!

    • 40 min
    Podcast of 1000 Horrors w/Bonnie Bones

    Podcast of 1000 Horrors w/Bonnie Bones

    It’s that ghost wonderful time of the year and Chad checks in on the Queen of the Haunt herself: THE Bonnie Bones for a deFRIGHTful Zoom and Doom about her life as a professional haunter, actor, makeup artist and gore royalty. And then they summon a ghost, nbd.
    Check out this scary shit that’s going down online RIGHT NOW (unless you’re in the future in which case… ehhh they ghosted, bro)
    Until November 5th check ME as the librarian for THE ABHORRENT CINEMA PRESENTS: SUSPIRIA
    And until November 2nd, PUT YOUR HOUSE IN ORDER into your earholes.
    Featuring the song “Promises” by the Barrerracudas and a touch of the ol “Manhattan Playboy” by Robert Farnon
    Brought to you by Jeppson’s Mälort: Aiding in Social Distancing since the 1930’s.
    PLEASE RATE AND REVIEW, BLACK LIVES MATTER and WEAR A MASK!

    • 46 min
    Blast-pheme From The Past

    Blast-pheme From The Past

    It was a lame week here in the LockDown and Halloween is still a week away… so what’s a bird to do?! Chad wanders into the vaults and finds a particularly scandalous piece from his days at The Paper Machete: September 30th 2017 International Blasphemy Day . So grab a drink and get cozy, take a mind trip back to the sweaty days of hanging in a bar in the afternoon and speaking your mind.
    DON’T FORGET TO CHECK ME at The Abhorrent Cinema LIVE online watch of Suspiria on Oct. 29th. 2020
    Featuring “International Blasphemy Day” recorded September 30th 2017 at The Green Mill Lounge in Chicago for The Paper Machete
    Featuring the song “Promises” by the Barrerracudas and a touch of the ol “Manhattan Playboy” by Robert Farnon
    Brought to you by Jeppson’s Mälort: Aiding in Social Distancing since the 1930’s.
    PLEASE RATE AND REVIEW, BLACK LIVES MATTER and WEAR A MASK!

    • 14 min
    FARM: A Brand New Theatrical Experience w/Sara Sevigny

    FARM: A Brand New Theatrical Experience w/Sara Sevigny

    We’re back baby! After a brief hiatus, the Chad Cast is back in your ear with special guest the great Sara Sevigny: After the grant money finally came in, Chad and Sara set out to reinvent live theatre forever BUT THEN The Zoom was cut-off and the episode spent 24 hours in total limbo, not knowing where it would come out … or if it ever would ever… Tune in for parts 1 and 2 of the most dramatic Chad the Podcast episode ever!
    Check out THE QUARANTINE DIARIES live cast on October 23rd 7pm CST and follow the mad adventures of Corri and Sara Are Famous …. coming soon!
    And don’t forget to cheer ME on as I step into the ring for WRITE CLUB QUARANTINE: TRICK OR VOTE October 20th 7pm CST courtesy of the Hideout Inn
    Featuring the song “Promises” by the Barrerracudas and a touch of the ol “Manhattan Playboy” by Robert Farnon
    Brought to you by Jeppson’s Mälort: Aiding in Social Distancing since the 1930’s.
    PLEASE RATE AND REVIEW, BLACK LIVES MATTER and WEAR A MASK!

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
39 Ratings

39 Ratings

I do not like this now 245 ,

My FAVORITE Podcast

This was literally the second podcast I ever subscribed to and Chad is within his rights to dunk my head in a tank of Malort for waiting this long to rate and review

SChicago55 ,

Chad is the BEST

GET IN ON THIS PODCAST! Chad is not the bird to ignore these days. You’ll be thoroughly entertained, I promise. Also, Chad’s Malort ad makes me laugh out loud EVERY TIME without fail

Chi_DrJ_88 ,

Best comedy/ news podcast!

Move over Conan...Sit on it Colbert, Chad the bird is flying high!

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