Podcast Sat. Dec. 29, 2018 Final Show!

Podcast Saturday Dec. 29, 2018-FINAL SHOW Flood Bros Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show and yes folks, after almost ten years, the show is ending as all good things must do. Skinny phones it in as he and Houli reminisce about all the laughs they’ve had over the years. Skinny hangs up and Houli […]

Podcast, Sat. Dec. 22, 2018

Podcast Saturday Dec. 22, 2018 Flood Bros. Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show and on this, our second to last show forever, the lads welcome their friend, the Consul General of Ireland, Brian O’Brien. He’s two years into his four-year term and Brian looks back to the night he first met Skinny and Houli […]

Podcast, Sat. Dec 15,2018

 FloodBros. Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show as the lads welcome newly appointed Executive Director of Special Olympics, Heather Kundert, to the show. Heather has a deep background in the not for profit world and talks up the Polar Plunge and the Chicago Marathon and their great fundraising results for Chicago Special Olympics. Then […]

Podcast, Saturday Dec. 8, 2018

Podcast, Saturday Dec. 8, 2018 Flood Brothers Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show and tonight the lads reunite with their old pal from the early days of the show back in 2010, DEA Agent Rick Barrett. Barrett is also known as The History Detective because of his many appearances on the show in years […]

Podcast Saturday Dec. 1, 2018

Flood Bros. Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show and the lads kick the show into high gear for Christmas with our guest, Chicago’s favorite Irish tenor, Paddy Homan. Cork man Paddy has a new CD out for the season, as well as his Christmas show playing around Chicagoland with The Noble Call. The Noble […]

Podcast, Sat. Nov. 24, 2018

Podcast, Saturday Nov. 24, 2018 Flood Bros Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show and we put together another of our “Best of” shows so we can take advantage of the Thanksgiving holiday. Much to give thanks for, including our past guest Sean Riley, one of the founders and inventors of Dude Wipes, taking it […]

Podcast Sat. Nov. 17, 2018

Flood Brothers Disposal present The Skinny & Houli Show and as Thanksgiving draws near we turn to our old friend Peter Fasano to talk pie. Pete’s grandfather started Pies by Fasano on the south side many years ago, and the tradition continues today with over 20 flavors of pies prepared and delivered all over Chicagoland. […]

Podcast, Sat. Nov. 10, 2018

Flood Bros. Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show and Houli kicks off the show with a crazy anecdote about trying to get in to see TV spokesman from Shark Tank Kevin O’Leary, AKA “Mr. Wonderful” at the Rosemont Theatre and being snookered by a real estate scam.  Then the lads welcome Jimmy Callahan to […]

Podcast, Saturday Nov. 3, 2018

Flood Bros. Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show and this week we welcome our friend Bridget “Booty” McGuire to the show to talk about her burgeoning career as a comedienne on the stand-up comedy circuit. One of the many shows Booty has appeared on is titled, “Don’t Quit Your Day Job!” and she tells […]

Podcast, Sat. Oct. 27, 2018

Flood Bros. Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show and Houli opens the show with vigor, just back from Ireland with tales to tell, and Skinny calls in from Florida where is golfing for the week. Our guest this week is the one and only Paddy Houlihan, newly appointed Development Director of Hibernian Transmedia NFP, […]

Podcast, Saturday Oct. 20, 2018

Flood Bros Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show and since Houli is in Ireland and Skinny is on the lam, we present one of our classic “Best of Skinny & Houli” shows. This week we feature a flashback to the appearance of Over The Side band featuring Mike Courtney, John ‘Lawman’ Quinn, and Joe […]

Podcast, Sat. Oct. 13, 2018

Flood Bros Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show and this week welcome old friend and comedian Pat Chase to the show. Pat has a gig coming up on Saturday night October 20th at Houli’s parish, St. Odilo’s in Berwyn. Pat is a veteran stand-up comic whose been on the show a number of times […]

Podcast, Saturday Oct. 6, 2018

Flood Bros. Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli show and tonight we welcome our old friend, award-winning writer and novelist Dennis Foley to the show to talk about his new book, THE BLUE CIRCUS, and it’s a doozie! This fictional story of Danny Lonigan, a disbarred lawyer who gets a job as a City of […]

Podcast, Saturday Sept. 29, 2018

Flood Bros. Disposal present The Skinny & Houli Show as we welcome Irish filmmaker Mark O’Connor to a night out at Lizzie’s. Mark is the director of CARDBOARD GANGSTERS, the hottest film in Ireland last year and making its Chicago premiere at the 4th Annual Irish American Movie Hooley this weekend at the Siskel Film […]

Podcast, Saturday Sept. 22, 2018

Flood Bros. Disposal present The Skinny & Houli Show and this week we welcome home an “old” young friend, Lexia Kennedy. Lexia was just crowned the All-Ireland Fiddling Champion Ages 12-15. She’s 14! Lex started playing the fiddle at the age of 4 and she’s been our guest many times over the years. A student […]

Podcast, Sat. Sept. 15, 2018

Flood Bros Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show as we welcome back our old friend, and sponsor of the 4th Annual Irish American Movie Hooley, Eamonn Vaughan to the show. Once again Eamonn’s Irish pub, The Emerald Loop on Wabash, is sponsoring our 4th Annual Irish American Movie Hooley at the Siskel Film Center […]

Podcast, Saturday Sept. 8, 2018

Flood Brothers Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show. Big time lineup today at 3PM on The Skinny & Houli Show. 100 Club President Joe Ahern talks up their First Responder picnic in Lake County honoring all Lake County First Responders and their families this Saturday Sept. 15th in Lake Forest. For more info on […]

Podcast Saturday Sept. 1, 2018

Flood Brothers Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show as we once again welcome some delightful young musicians from the Murphy Roche Irish Music Club. Meet Bella Barnwell, Emma Strong, and Delainey Schwarz as these young ladies perform together and spar with Skinny & Houli over their musical careers and recent trip to The 2018 […]

Podcast Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018

Flood Brothers Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show and this week we welcome Mt. Carmel HS President Ned Hughes and Caravan Head Football Coach Jordan Lynch to the show on the eve of their first game of the 2018 season. Both of these Carmel guys are psyched at the bright new future for the […]

Podcast, Saturday Aug. 18, 2018

Flood Bros. Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show as we welcome our friend Sarah Martin Lorenzi back to the show. Sarah is Executive Director of CAAEL, Chicago Area Alternative Education League, which her late dad, John Martin, founded over 42 years ago. CAAEL is an athletic league for kids who ordinarily would not be […]

Podcast Saturday August 11,2018

Flood Bros. Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show and this week we welcome old friend Mary Slowik and her friend Betsy Garbrecht from The Madonna Foundation. Mary is an alumnus of Madonna HS and she and Betsy talk up the great work of the Madonna Foundation. Established by the Franciscan Sisters of Chicago in […]

Podcast, Saturday August 4, 2018

Flood Bros. Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show and this week we welcome Brendan Gardiner to the show to help promote the upcoming Tommy Gardiner Family Benefit on Sunday August 12th at Plumber’s Hall. Brendan is the younger brother of the late Tommy Gardiner, 30-year iron worker, Navy veteran, and above all a great […]

Podcast, Saturday July 28, 2018

Flood Bros. Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show and this week the lads return to the Annual Msgr. Mike Boland Catholic Charities golf outing, where for the last several years they have worked the par three for a “Beat Skinny & Houli” closest-to–the-pin contest to help raise money for this great organization. Skinny & […]

Podcast, Saturday July 21, 2018

Flood Bros. Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show and this week we meet Dude Wipes inventor and founder Sean Riley. Sean and three of his childhood pals from the south side were just out of college, sharing an apartment, and out hitting the bars four nights a week and dining on late-nite, take out […]

Podcast, Saturday July 14, 2018

Flood Bros. Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show and this week we welcome Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne Burke to the show to talk about the upcoming 50th anniversary of Special Olympics, which she founded in 1968. Anne tells some great stories of how it all got started, including a great anecdote about Mayor […]

Podcast, Saturday, July 7, 2018

Flood Bros Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show and this week we make Irish American Radio History by combining all three Hibernian Transmedia programs in ONE HOUR at the Irish American Heritage Center. We are honored to have as our very special guests Eimear Arkins and Eileen Gannon. Eimear is our musical guest on […]

Podcast Saturday June 30, 2018

Flood Brothers Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show and tonight Houli sounds a little bit like the late Harry Caray, probably the Guinness’ss! The lads start the show with another pitch for their annual trip to Ireland, this year featuring Geno Cooney taking Skinny’s place in the cockpit as we travel across the Emerald […]

Podcast Saturday June 23, 2018

Flood Bros. Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show and this week we are honored to have the one and only Geno Cooney sitting in for Skinny, who is otherwise engaged. Geno is current President of the Irish American Heritage Center, co-host with Houli on The Craic Radio program, and also leading our 2018 Craic […]

Podcast, Saturday June 16, 2018

Flood Bros. Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show and this week is packed with Irish talent. We welcome Patrick J. Quinn, banjo man extraordinaire for his first appearance on the show. Pat hails from Cleveland but is now a Chicagoan, by way of Ireland where he studied as a lad. He’s a master of […]

Podcast Saturday June 9, 2018

Flood Bros. Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show and this week we welcome Nancy Moore and Terri O’Connell to the show. Terri is a member of the Chicago Genealogical Society and has studied with the National Genealogical Society and the National Institute of Genealogical Studies. She and Nancy announce the Irish American Heritage Center’s […]

Podcast, Saturday June 2, 2018

Flood Bros. Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show and this week we welcome our friend Morgan McGarry to the show. Morgan is the only son of the late, great Martin McGarry who came to Chicago from Belmullet, County Mayo and founded the McGarry Boxing Club on the south side. Morgan has followed in his […]

Podcast Saturday May 26, 2018

Flood Bros. Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show and this week we welcome our old pal Billy McGann, who owned The Beverly Woods restaurant and bar for many years, the family business. Billy gave a terrific eulogy for our friend the late Jackie “Action Jackson” Casto at the funeral and we had to bring […]

Podcast, Saturday May 19, 2018

Flood Bros. Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show and we’re celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Special Olympics this year as we welcome Skinny’s partner Natalie Hill, who works with him coordinating and spreading the good news about SO Chicago. Natalie is in charge of the Annual Polar Plunge at North Avenue Beach and she […]

Podcast Saturday May 12, 2018

Flood Brothers Disposal present The Skinny & Houli Show and this week we welcome back our old friend, President and Founder of The Irish American Business Network, John Richards. Calling in from Orange County California where he started the IABN with some ex-pats in their local pub, “where all good ideas” have started.  That was […]

Podcast Saturday May 5, 2018

Flood Brothers Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show and this week we’re honored to welcome our old friend Tim Maher aka “The Big Guy” back to the show. The Big Guy has a new book out, WE ARE CHICAGO’S GAME 16 INCH NO GLOVE SOFTBALL, which covers the history and remarkable characters who have […]

Podcast Saturday April 28, 2018

Flood Brothers Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show and this week Houli is out sick, recovering from an episode of vertigo that kept him off balance all week. As Houli said, “Yeah, where’s that Kim Novak when I need her?” Skinny’s brother, retired adult film star Johnny Vegas, steps into the lurch and fills […]

Saturday April 21, 2018

Flood Brothers Disposal present The Skinny & Houli Show and this week we welcome Matthew McCahill, new owner of Chicago Chop House to the show. Matt took over the legendary steak house back in November and brings his own personal Irish American touch to one of the jewels of the Chicago restaurant scene. He’s got […]

Saturday April 14, 2018

Flood Bros Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show and we welcome 2018 Chicago Rose of Tralee Katie Callahan to the show. Katie is from Oak Brook originally and won the competition just last week. She spent the last year working in Dublin at the Gaiety Theatre School there and has lots of stories as […]

Podcast April 7, 2018

Flood Brothers present The Skinny & Houli Show and this week the lads welcome back to the show their old friend and former NBC Newsman and political commentator Peter Nolan to talk about his new book, NEWS STORIES, a great memoir by a guy who has seen it all over the last half century. Pete […]

Saturday March 31, 2018

Great show today with CPD Patrick Lambe telling all to “save the date” for the Tommy Gardiner family benefit coming up on Sunday August 12th at Plumbers, Hall. Also another phone interview with Irish movie star Barry Ward, whose film MAZE will screen on Easter Sunday at The Siskel Film Center, 164 North State Street […]

Podcast: March 24, 2018

Flood Brothers Disposal present The Skinny & Houli Show and the lads are hurtin’ today after a whirlwind St. Patrick’s Day season and election on top of that. We welcome two of Kell Chole’s superstars of the Murphy Roche School of Irish Music  and Lexia Kennedy and Delainey Schwarz are both veterans of the show […]

Podcast: March 17, 2018

Flood Bros Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show on St. Patrick’s Day in Chicagoland as we party with the Sister Cities Committee, County Cork Delegation and our pal John Wrenn and a packed roomful of Irish revelers, including the Lord Mayor of County Cork Declan Hurley, St. Patrick’s Day Queen Mary Kate Manion and […]

Podcast: March 10, 2018

Flood Bros. Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show, recorded live this week at Reilly’s Daughter in Oak Lawn. Skinny and Houli are excited to be among a lot of their old southside friends tonight as they bring music with them from the Cloonan/Murphy band featuring the great Jimmy Cloonan, Mark Murphy, JP O’Keee, and special guest, […]

Podcast: March 3, 2018

Flood Bros Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show as we kick off the Paddy’s Day month with our young friend, the great Balladeer himself, Liam Durkin. Liam will be playing all over the south side during the month of March so check out all his upcoming gigs here.   Liam kicks off the show with […]

Podcast: February 24, 2018

Flood Bros. Disposal presents the Skinny & Houli Show and we welcome the man of the hour, Joe Ahern, CEO of the 100 Club of Chicago. Joe fills us in on the tragic details of last week’s murder and funeral of Chicago Police Department 18th District Commander Paul Bauer and the aftermath, setting in motion […]

Podcast: February 17, 2018

Flood Bros. Disposal present The Skinny & Houli Show and this week the lads are proud to interview the legendary Derek Warfield, who will be playing Thursday, March 1st at Jack Desmond’s Irish Pub at 103rd and Ridgeland in Chicago Ridge with The Young Wolfetones at 8PM. For tix call 708-857-7910 Derek speaks by phone with Skinny and Houli […]

Podcast: February 10, 2018

Flood Bros. Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show and Skinny returns from sunny Florida to the wintry tundra of Chi-town. Honoring our nine-year tradition, we once again welcome Chicago’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Queen and her court to the show, meeting newly crowned Queen Mary Kate Manion, who is joined by two members of […]

Podcast: February 3, 2018

Flood Bros. Disposal presents The Skinny & Houlil Show as we welcome back Mike Courtney and his Over The Side Band to the show. Mike owns The Twisted Shamrock Pub and he’s one busy guy, also promoting his friends in South City Revival Band featuring Joe Pacellie and John “The Lawman” Quinn. These three guys […]

Podcast: January 27, 2018

Flood Bros. Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show and this week we welcome storyteller Bridget “Booty” McGuire to the show and she is one funny young lady with tales of her exploits chasing boys starting when she was about five years old and through her teens and more recent adventures. Booty has a lot […]