February 23, 2023
9-1-1: Sunshine State
Janet and Steve aided an ailing woman on a pine-covered hill before Steve closed the garage door atop Janet’s head. A car plowed into the Kirschbaum’s Bakery storefront. Steve alleges that Garrett Mix is cheese popcorn heavy and lacking on caramel corn.
February 22, 2023
Brendan the Redeemer
Joe finds a classic Steve and Garry video featuring Janet. Brussels sprouts from an air fryer rocked Steve’s taste buds. Grant Park softball leagues are miffed at schedule disruptions. Oatmeal leads to a microwave miracle. A gator killed an 85-year-old
February 21, 2023
Florida Party Animals
Steve’s pool performance is getting a lot of good buzz around the neighborhood. The Dahls have a busy social calendar. Janet got her fill of deviled eggs at a cocktail party. Could tonight be the night, 45 years in the making, Steve cooks fried chicken?
February 17, 2023
Ride the Fiber
A tech patched up Steve’s severed fiber. Courtesy Patrol rocked Friendly Tap. Pat Dahl, in Florida for the Daytona 500, offered to meet his parents halfway for breakfast. David Hochberg’s Vest-a-Thon is this weekend. Steve might rent a mechanical shark.
February 16, 2023
Divorce or Pool Party?
The slicing and dicing of an internet cable and a spicy marital spat make a partially poolside show memorable! Steve awoke with an empty belly after a cocktail party. Steve ultimately apologized for spouting foul language before his feet hit the ground.
February 15, 2023
Only the Best Vikings
Steve and Dag bump heads over the seaworthiness of their respective Nordic ancestors. Joe participated in a bike shop owners’ forum at Bike Shop Expo in Schaumburg. Steve spent Valentine’s Day shopping for convertibles and Hyundai Elantras via CarMax.
February 14, 2023
Hot Podcast 1330
Rosie has diarrhea. WINK News reports on a public nudity gray area. Steve fell out of bed and got wedged between the nightstand and the bed. Brendan submitted a query for a WBEZ Chicago mayoral forum. A scam hurt the credibility of a Hot Hits station.
February 13, 2023
Chief Princess Cut
Steve’s submarine sandwich order was incorrect. Dag shopped at IKEA and heard part of Rihanna’s halftime show. Tom Thayer doesn’t ascribe to the slippery field Super Bowl narrative. He concludes it’s a cleat issue. Steve ate steak with Dr. Keith Sklar.
February 10, 2023
Costco Chili Blues
Steve is dining with Dr. Keith Sklar at a chophouse. He’s not quite sure which entree he should order. Chicago recording studios have played host to many a big name in the music industry over the decades. Steve is worried he won’t be welcomed at Costco.
February 9, 2023
Steve Is a Hack
Janet’s sister Judy is arriving today for a weekend visit. Steve recommends the broccoli at Outback Steakhouse. Dag reports on the death of composer Burt Bacharach at age 94. Janet recalls the momentous day The Beatles performed on The Ed Sullivan Show.
February 8, 2023
Full On Bleppinvision
The Florida condo now features Schlage locks. A palm tree stump shred nearly took a chunk out of Steve. LeBron broke Kareem’s NBA scoring record. Steve exhibits solid form when pretending to swim on the floor. James watched a Rosie pickup from Illinois.
February 7, 2023
Billion Dollar Bacon
Steve and Janet began the morning with a million dollar bacon breakfast. Due to a driveway mishap, Steve fired off an angry email while Janet searched for solvents. Janet and Jim Fabbrini agree that Miley Cyrus’ “Flowers” is an anthem worth celebrating.
February 6, 2023
Pro Bowl My Ass
Expo ’76 ventured out on a catamaran the day after a band-centric wedding south of the border. Steve procured Caprese salads and lasagna for a Grammy-watch dinner. Tom Thayer reacts to the Pro Bowl flag football challenge, which left much to be desired.
February 3, 2023
Steve opted for Red Bull over Celsius for an energy drink boost, possibly losing out on two hundred and fifty bucks. Resto-clubs are the trendy thing in Naples. The exclusive clubs feature steaks aged to your specific taste and ice shaped as you prefer.
February 2, 2023
House of Mirrors
A Walgreens run and lobster rolls from Doug’s were on Steve and Janet’s Florida agenda. David Crosby’s death registered with CSNY fan Steve, but didn’t surprise him. Pepsi takes another stab at Sprite’s lemon-lime dominance with its new Starry beverage.
February 1, 2023
Tasty Beaver Nuggets
Janet offered to watch The Last of Us, a rare zombie allowance. Brendan narrowly avoided a slip on the ice. Steve and Janet could open a Batteries Plus franchise. Foot First Podiatry patient Donna boasts a Hawkeye bathroom and beautifully straight toes!
January 31, 2023
Everything Everywhere All at Once
Janet spotted the first gators of winter near the condo. Religion often finds a way into Bon Jovi songs. Janet recommends gummies to view Everything Everywhere All at Once. Janet once picked Steve up at the airport and he was sporting a velvet sombrero.
January 30, 2023
Janet’s Small Coke
Steve’s small pop order circled back to haunt his bladder. Janet and Steve split a brisket sandwich from Buc-ee’s and inhaled it. They missed out on the world’s longest car wash. Tom Thayer assures us Joseph Ossai knew Patrick Mahomes was out of bounds.
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.