June 24, 2022
Meet Me in St. Louis
Steve’s stage banter at ChicagoFest 1981 was uninhibited. We consider names for the song talk up segment. Dag narrowly avoided an album tragedy. A retiree in Florida reportedly lowered his Speedo in public. Velveeta unveils a cheese-scented nail polish.
June 23, 2022
Shoeless Janet Jackson
Tonight is the final Sunshine Boys show. Dag’s great aunts Minnie and Agnes were known to make bathtub gin at the Orrington Hotel in Evanston during Prohibition. Steve’s back hair is getting thicker. Janet leaves her shoes randomly throughout the house.
June 22, 2022
Tom Tom Boats
Childhood Dag licked his parents’ matchbook to prevent them from smoking cigarettes. Janet joined Steve for a viewing of his favorite classic game show. A bear wandered onto a golf course. The journey of the tamale is a great American food history tale.
June 21, 2022
Steve the Bricklayer
Robins built a nest outside Steve’s bathroom window. Dag’s sister is visiting Illinois next week. Jackson Dahl corrected Grandpa Steve’s robot gag. Steve puts out an invitation for live phone calls and we connect with subscriber Chris from Venice Beach.
June 20, 2022
No Butt Touching!
Steve’s neighbors’ trees caught on fire. Tom Thayer is teeing off in the Chicago Bears Alumni Golf Outing at Strawberry Creek. His golf partner Little Z. might be wearing black, despite the heat. Dag solved a car issue for his daughter on Father’s Day.
June 17, 2022
Allsorts of Stuff
Steve has yet to achieve the rank of legend at the golf club. Dag snacks on licorice allsorts. The humidifier was accidentally left running at the Dahl residence. Steve’s Friday talk-up challenge sparks a long lost memory of a peculiar song about boobs.
June 16, 2022
Steve and Janet recommend the Lily Tomlin movie Grandma. Dag experienced the stage without his guitar alongside Mark Roberts. Janet discovered an expired stash of THC testing kits at the house. A science teacher explains a fascinating butter experiment.
June 15, 2022
Metra is ruffling Lakeview residents with a proposed track renovation. Steve went the safe, non-verbal route on his pool tile compliment. Classic Truth or Consequences episodes are worth a watch. There’s a delicious way to get glue out of your arm hair.
June 14, 2022
Steve insists it is time to update Uncle Sam’s outfit. Dag saw a man on stilts at Jewel. Steve wants to acquire a decommissioned caboose for the yard. Dag and Mark Roberts are the Acme Storytellers and the duo will perform at The Hideout this Wednesday.
June 13, 2022
Secretary of Snakes
Steve struggled with a balloon purchase at Party City. Dag got recognized while purchasing an international Kit Kat for a fellow band member. Tom Thayer applauds Matt Eberflus’ full speed OTA approach. Steve greatly enjoyed Hustle starring Adam Sandler.
June 10, 2022
The Intro and the Outro
Subscribers send requests for Steve’s Song Talk Up Spectacular! Midnight at the Oasis, Black Betty and Steppin’ Out get the professional DJ treatment. Steve compiles his list of favorite sitcoms and music videos. Gordon Lightfoot could be a better host.
June 9, 2022
Eggs Al Capone Style
The pool is currently getting plastered and it’s making Steve anxious. Margaret Dahl requested a visit to see Grandpa Steve. Giant flies are getting in the house. Janet believes a faulty screen is the culprit. An alligator ate a man diving for frisbees.
June 8, 2022
The Rainbow Connection
Charlie Dahl feigned a desire to go out to breakfast with Grandpa Steve, but confessed he’d rather watch Chico Bon Bon. A neighbor in a reflective vest suddenly emerged from the dark in front of the Dahl house. Steve visited Guitar Center in Villa Park.
June 7, 2022
The Cologne Wars
Today’s Dahlcast falls somewhere between absurdism and surrealism. Steve needs a knee replacement. Dag got shorted on chicken by a local eatery. Mike’s kids like the program Is It Cake? Jared Leto is coming for Johnny Depp’s fragrance advertising title.
June 6, 2022
Steve liked Paddington Bear’s skit at the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The gold carriage was a bit ostentatious. Tom Thayer and Jeff Joniak emceed the Bears Care Gala auction. One of the prizes up for bid was a Kenny Chesney concert alongside Roquan Smith.
June 3, 2022
I Have No Chicken Berlin
DJ Steve Dahl talks up songs by request. He shares a favorite film quote from Harvey. A rabid bat entered a house in Woodstock. Chickenberg in Berlin is closed, much to Brendan’s dismay for some odd reason. We debut a brand new track from Sunshine Boys.
June 2, 2022
Squatting in the Surf
Janet is mentally preparing Steve for his impending knee exam. Our Ask Janet segment covers the randiness of bachelorette parties and a trending Pacific Ocean birth off the coast of Nicaragua. Steve delivered chicken for Janet on two separate occasions.
June 1, 2022
Is This Thing On?
Steve’s neighborhood is holding its summer festival. The community is asked to lend tents to the cause. Steve reads notes from last year’s routine. He successfully scrubbed his car with a Mr. Clean assist. A listener shares song facts about Night Moves.
May 31, 2022
It’s Only a Fortnight
Steve noted Berens Park in Elmhurst lacked sufficient shade. Tom Thayer and Chris Berman medaled in the golf tournament. Carrot Top ate at Thayer Brothers, and left a big tip. Brendan’s moving timeline hit a bump and he held an unsuccessful garage sale.
May 27, 2022
Where’s the Lotion?
Steve found a microwave method for corn on the cob. Brendan offers a provocative reading of his novel. Steve might give Goodfellas another watch, in honor of Ray Liotta. Former Bears QB Mike Glennon attended the wedding of Aaron Rodgers’ brother Jordan.
May 26, 2022
Janet shares her road trip perspective. Steve absorbs social media advice and reads choice comments under his latest post. Brendan might be overly concerned about couch sustainability. Janet warns about foul smells that can haunt hand-me-down furniture.
May 25, 2022
Relish the Thoughts
Steve fields a listener question about the greatest rock lyric of all time. The car still needs buffing. Steve’s morning voyage down the stairs is precarious. Brendan got creative with dill relish in the kitchen. Steve ordered an exercise bike from Abt.
May 24, 2022
Rubbing One Out
Steve brushed his passenger side mirror against the side of the garage. Dag has been enjoying the George Carlin documentary. Johns Hopkins students think they’ve changed burrito technology. Steve experiences a scare regarding his hometown burrito joint.
May 23, 2022
The Chicken and the Road
Steve and Janet are home safely in Illinois. Tom Thayer is forgoing his morning surf in order to preserve his legs for a round of golf with Chris Berman. WINK mistakenly identified Steve Dahl as the Lahaina surfer. Joe Burrow reminds Tom of Jim McMahon.