January 27, 2023
Name 5 Cereals
Emailers remind us about a fictional character who doesn’t approve of hats worn in restaurants. Steve reads court documents that involve punching and cereal. Cargo shorts might prevent Steve from joining an exclusive club. Dag squeezed mustard on pizza.
January 26, 2023
Steve Had a Salad?
Steve chauffeured Janet and Bonnie to Il Mio in Clarendon Hills for dinner. The conversation distracted Steve as he was trying to figure out directions. He sampled Janet’s pistachio gelato. Tacos and cherry pie shall be served at the Dahl farewell meal.
January 25, 2023
The 3-Foot Rule
The clock is winding down on the Dahl shared home experience. Excellent packing snow inspired Dag to make a snowball. Joe Mantegna’s garage band once opened for Neil Diamond. Lisa Marie Presley’s funeral featured a performance by Axl Rose, among others.
January 24, 2023
Mace in the Face
Talk To Me Tuesday brings in telephone calls from Krakow and Orlando. Steve ponders a run for golf club president. David Hochberg confirms that the Jordan mansion is still for sale. Mike was craving an egg sandwich so Janet served him a unique creation.
January 23, 2023
Love, Hate & Pizza
WXRT legend Lin Brehmer passed away. Dag was close with Lin. Steve hit the chili bar after golf. A handsome churchgoer made Janet laugh and caused Steve to consider lawns. Joe Burrow continues to impress Tom Thayer. Kevin Costner called Steve McMichael.
January 20, 2023
Reading Is for Snoozers
The Western Springs versus Hinsdale war burns scorching hot. One of Dag’s childhood friends etched the KISS logo on the Juhlin family mailbox in Park Ridge. Poltergeist tales haunted Steve and Janet when they sought a new home as a young married couple.
January 19, 2023
Steve See’s Candy
Steve had a hankering for a Number 7 sub Mike’s Way. A Downers Grove mall had both a Jersey Mike’s and a See’s Candy. Steve ate 20 chocolates in bed. Steve besieged Janet with air traffic suppositions. Would a Steve and Janet radio partnership take off?
January 18, 2023
Cycling Safety Tips
Listener Kathy finally gets a chance to recite the Foot First tagline. Def Leppard is not German. Steve’s depiction of heaven for Margaret fell flat. A cyclist named Roger Dahl plummeted off a cliff. Mike wasn’t complimentary of Kathryn’s tortilla soup.
January 17, 2023
Hat’s All Folks
Kip would not drink Dag and Meredith’s meat-water concoction. Steve learns about slime from the grandkids. The Rat Pack once played Villa Venice for free. Luthier Sully is down in the dumps about Jeff Beck. Hat etiquette traces back to medieval knights.
January 16, 2023
That’s Career Suicide!
In an act of radio career suicide, Brendan inadvertently dissed Mitch Rosen at the Cubs Convention. Tom Thayer reacts to Roquan Smith’s big contract with the Ravens and a wacky Wild Card Weekend. Steve warmed the cookie sheet before reheating deep dish.
January 13, 2023
Murf the Surf
Mike and Janet are concerned with Steve’s wheezing, so he’s scheduled a lung exam. Buzz rubbed elbows with more than one notorious jewel thief. Big V has no filter on the season finale of the Virginia Monologues. Brendan made squash soup in his Vitamix.
January 12, 2023
Three Taco Steve
Steve chased Janet and Rosie to the vet in dramatic fashion. Dag mourns the death of Jeff Beck. Repairmen are at the house to replace bulbs on exterior lights, but hit a snafu. Janet tried to derail Steve’s move toward a 3rd taco on family taco night.
January 11, 2023
STEVE2 Is Trash
Steve put Steve2 in the garbage, in audio terms. He rebounded in time to criticize the sound quality on the Golden Globes. Brendan bought tasty edibles from Wake-N-Bakery. Dag recalls his 1st pint of Guinness in the company of Veruca Salt band members.
January 10, 2023
Mike Says ‘”Cut”
Mike Dahl pays an unexpected visit to the studio, using the “cut” signal on Steve as he makes his way in. It’s a gesture that triggers Steve’s rebellious nature. Steve subliminally portions out meat loaf slices for he and Janet. After another round of apologies, we hear about Brendan’s birthday celebration, to some extent. He’s a little bare bones on the info, but we’re able to determine that there were friends, football on a big screen TV, and plenty of Miller Lite. Speaking of Brendan, a listener drives through Wrigleyville, noting Brendan’s favorite haunts, but she doesn’t see him or Hank bopping around.
January 9, 2023
It’s Brendan’s Birthday?
Steve picked up Mike Dahl’s family at O’Hare. Roger Dahl switched his fuel source from wood to coal. Steve watched Top Gun: Maverick and loved it. Tom Thayer says Ryan Poles is the most important guy in the Chicago sports world for the next four months.
January 6, 2023
A Fish Called Bruce
Emmett’s fish Bruce seems lonely while his family is away. Bruce dances for Janet. The unwanted song stylings of Mariah Carey infiltrated a Greeley holiday gathering. Janet is optimistic about the new Tom Hanks movie adapted from a popular Swedish book.
January 5, 2023
Virginia McCaskey celebrates her 100th birthday today. Buzz Kilman was the maestro behind an amazing old school underground radio reunion. Buzz feels he is no longer welcome on the airwaves at WGN. Dag opted for extra sauce on his deep dish at Pequod’s.
January 4, 2023
Smooth Down There
Steve cracked the doctors up during his prostate exam. Dag’s kids got him a Green Olives hat. A new rain barrel pump will allow Steve to manage excess stormwater on his driveway. John Heggie sent Brendan molto bene meatballs. Steve begins his diet anew.
January 3, 2023
Headlong Into 2023
Tom Thayer reacts to the frightening collapse of Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin during Monday Night Football. Grandpa Steve is rebuffed in his attempt to help Cameron bake Christmas cookies. The Meta Quest VR headset left Steve slightly disoriented.
December 23, 2022
My Organ Broke
Floos and George ponder the future at Big V’s Christmas gala. A trusted foodie posted a warning about meal item shrinkage at a Chicago institution. The Dahlcast gift circle was incomplete. Steve tells the story behind the holiday classic, Silent Night.
December 22, 2022
Slimeball Holiday Party
The Dahlcast Christmas dinner at The Elm in La Grange was a success! Steve’s new knee ascended the stairs up to the rooftop dining area. Hilarious gifts were exchanged. Our Irish friend Daire made the local news after an owl swooped down on his head.
December 21, 2022
Northwoods Keith Bunion
The team coordinates on a dress theme for tonight’s Dahlcast dinner. Steve added mild giardiniera to Italian beef. Dr. Keith Sklar is set to take his dog, Eli, out on the edge of a frozen Wisconsin lake. Keith met actor Keith David at Neiman Marcus.
December 20, 2022
Blow Job Pillows
The Slimeball crew eagerly anticipates the company Christmas dinner, now that Dag finally responded to the Evite. Mike stops in studio as the Dahl house hunkers down before subzero temps arrive. Dag details his process for compiling the monthly montage.
December 19, 2022
A Fruitland Park Christmas
Tom Thayer held back his Dick Stanfel impersonation on TV. Tom made his Mississippi Pot Roast at Thayer Bros. Rosie’s parents took her to her first PT session. Steve misidentified an emoji. A Fruitland Park argument led to a mean Christmas tree toss.