November 23, 2020
Bust A Gut Monday
Steve helped bring the Christmas tree down from the attic and made a hardware store run for wreath suction cups. He got the wrong lights, however. Tom Thayer breaks down Aaron Rodgers’ snap count process in advance of next week’s Bears visit to Lambeau.
Free Preview EpisodeNovember 20, 2020
Birthday Brothers 2020
Happy birthday, Stever! He’s 66 years old. Joe Walsh joins the Dahlcast for another shared celebration of born days. Joe bounces fresh song lyrics off the guys to get their opinions. Janet offered to make Steve’s favorite birthday meal, beef stroganoff.
November 19, 2020
Steve grew up amidst many different fruit-bearing trees, from orange to pomegranate. He used to chuck pomegranates at cars. Janet sprinkles garlic powder from altitude. Steve pauses TV to monitor police scanners. Steve picked music for his sons’ births.
November 18, 2020
Brown Eyed Girl?
Childhood Steve used to put bees in his BB gun. Van Morrison unmasks a new anti-lockdown song. Palm oil products are hurting orangutan habitats. The orange juice investigation continues, as more witnesses take the stand. Steve’s browser is feeling full.
November 17, 2020
Hard To Swallow
The Bears offense let us all down on Monday night. Tom has placed his pickup order from Thayer Brothers Deli in Joliet. Mancow is done at WLS. Dag still holds romantic feelings for radio. Cinnaholic Vegan Bakery is opening a new location in Wicker Park.
November 16, 2020
Cooking With Light
Meredith gifted Dag an Irish cardigan for his birthday. Steve made $70 betting on NFL games. The dentist extracted Steve’s tooth even though he forgot his wallet. Brendan made himself a BLT, minus one key ingredient. We read British mashed potato tips.
November 13, 2020
Me, Myself and I
Slimeball Industries announces a Christmas gift subscription initiative. Nick Foles purchases a new house in Glencoe. Dag sips an occasional Topo Chico. Topo is one of the ingredients of the Ranch Water cocktail. A flyer with no pants disrupts a flight.
November 12, 2020
Let Dag Eat Cake
Dag made Panang Chicken for Kai’s birthday and they watched Class Action Park. Steve invented a tool to retrieve lost guitar picks. A TikTok user cooked steaks in the toaster. Janet doles out relationship, parenting and decorating advice to subscribers.
November 11, 2020
Eating Baby Aliens
Steve attempts to discern the true meaning of Veterans Day. Rosie commandeered a turkey breast Steve left alone on the counter. Brendan commends a local beef stand for their onion rings. Baby Yoda’s egg stealing causes an uproar amongst Disney+ viewers.
November 10, 2020
Steve’s morning orange juice wasn’t sweet. A Florida man shot his mom over an OJ dispute. Steve had a blast playing golf with Mike and Emmett. Emmett deemed it his “best day ever.” Phil Collins’ ex-wife says the drummer has morphed into a smelly hermit.
November 9, 2020
Paint It Black
Emmett might join Steve and Mike on the links, but Steve fears 5 years of age is too young for golf. Aurelio’s made Tom Thayer a specialty pizza Sunday. Steve arranged the delivery. Hinsdale and Western Springs wage war over a shared pedestrian bridge.
November 6, 2020
Nagy’s Tragic Magic
Dag regales us with an anecdote about a local band called The Insiders who did an Old Style commercial. It hurt their rep as an indy rock band. The Slugs once earned an Apple payday. Ringo Starr’s son is the better drummer. Steve opens up the email bin.
November 5, 2020
Not Deep Enough
Steve recounts his vacation to Paris with Pat. Janet saw Catherine of Siena’s head while touring Italy. Steve and Janet are both recommending David Letterman’s interview with Kim Kardashian on Netflix. Janet doesn’t approve of Letterman’s beard, though.
November 4, 2020
A clerk at a fancy grocery store wasn’t buying Steve’s ciabatta claim. Dag “Air” Juhlin took advantage of the weather, getting outside to shoot hoops. Steve selects his Reddit handle. Auger is a good Chicago accent word. Johnny Depp is back in the news.
November 3, 2020
Steve listened to Todd Rundgren and Ringo Starr music all morning. He used to go to the RCA building to hear brand new artists. Burton Cummings had a phone in his briefcase. Is it time to switch back to Mitch Trubisky? Tom Thayer fields Bears questions.
November 2, 2020
Naked Rain Garden
A Pumpkin Smash will compost all the gourds in Western Springs. Dag is pleased to present his November montage. Lucky the Leprechaun almost lost his mascot gig to a forgetful warlock. Steve fumbled an opportunity to make $100 wagering on the Bears game.
October 30, 2020
Steve appreciates that his grandkids have a close crew of cousins. Virginia’s steamed at her coach and quarterback. Steve is hounding stragglers via email blasts. Brendan started bingeing ‘Murder, She Wrote’. A wannabe eunuch trusted the wrong surgeons.
October 29, 2020
Mike and Kathryn welcomed a baby! The newest Dahl’s name is still TBD. Subscriber Betsy is volunteering at a polling place in Alameda, CA. She got some shoelace flair inspiration from Janet. Steve has made no progress on his vow to become more mirthful.
October 28, 2020
Pees and Q’s
A $75,000 funding for a music studio in Steve’s town seems a bit extravagant. The Bachelorette featured a game of strip dodgeball? Dag takes delivery on a Weber smoker. 2 Bici earns mostly good ratings online. The mile high urinator has been identified.
October 27, 2020
Steve opted for local anesthesia at the dentist. Big Chicks got shut down because of a COVID-positive patron. Tom Thayer feels a bit gloomy after a disappointing Bears effort in Los Angeles. Support Thayer Bros Deli in Joliet! Order chicken noodle soup!
October 26, 2020
S&J Space Truckin’
An edible miscalculation had Steve and Janet trippin’ over the weekend. Janet realized she isn’t meant to be a hippie. Steve has haunting memories of an audio mishap last week. Luckily, Dag saved the day. Brebdan (sic) got breakfast tacos from Big Star.
October 23, 2020
Dag’s dog cracked a tooth and Steve’s dental screw is stripped. Steve had halibut with Lee Abrams in Burr Ridge. The fallen tree was removed, opening a window to the neighbors’ yards. What’s inside a 16-inch softball? We search YouTube for some answers.
October 22, 2020
If a Tree Falls…
Steve has a tungsten tooth, but it’s loose. The dentist will tighten it later today. A tree fell on the pool cover during last night’s storms. Janet disputes Steve’s accusation that she orders shoes everyday. Janet is a Barry Butler photography groupie.
October 21, 2020
From Soup to Ignaz
Joe explains the how the pandemic continues to affect the bicycle industry. Steve wants to buy a Stingray. Costco doesn’t quite make Steve’s enemy list. A listener frozen pizza recommendation lacks a key detail. Dag and Brendan are veggie grill masters.