Cover art for podcast Chris DeMakes A Podcast

Chris DeMakes A Podcast

233 EpisodesProduced by Chris DeMakesWebsite

Chris DeMakes A Podcast is a captivating audio show dedicated to exploring and celebrating the backstory of one iconic song from an artist's extensive back catalog. Hosted by musician and songwriter Chris DeMakes of the band Less Than Jake, this podcast offers a deep dive into the creative process, … read more


Ep. 174: Joe Jack Talcum discusses The Dead Milkmen's "Punk Rock Girl"

In this episode, vocalist and guitarist Joe Jack Talcum provides an engaging look into the creation of the timeless classic from The Dead Milkmen, "Punk Rock Girl". He shares the story of how so many iconic Philadelphia landmarks became part of the song's lyrics, all of which immerse the listener in the city's unique atmosphere. He also reveals how Minnie Pearl and Mojo Nixon made their way into this punk rock gem, making this a must-listen for Dead Milkmen fans and music enthusiasts alike.

If you love Chris DeMakes A Podcast and would like to help support the show, head to to sign up for the Supporting Cast. You'll get weekly bonus episodes of the After Party podcast (plus a GIANT back catalog of episodes), and you'll be helping the show continue on!

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Educational emoji reaction


Interesting emoji reaction


Funny emoji reaction


Agree emoji reaction


Love emoji reaction


Wow emoji reaction


Listen to Chris DeMakes A Podcast


A free podcast app for iPhone and Android

  • User-created playlists and collections
  • Download episodes while on WiFi to listen without using mobile data
  • Stream podcast episodes without waiting for a download
  • Queue episodes to create a personal continuous playlist
RadioPublic on iOS and Android
Or by RSS
RSS feed

Connect with listeners

Podcasters use the RadioPublic listener relationship platform to build lasting connections with fans

Yes, let's begin connecting
Browser window

Find new listeners

  • A dedicated website for your podcast
  • Web embed players designed to convert visitors to listeners in the RadioPublic apps for iPhone and Android
Clicking mouse cursor

Understand your audience

  • Capture listener activity with affinity scores
  • Measure your promotional campaigns and integrate with Google and Facebook analytics
Graph of increasing value

Engage your fanbase

  • Deliver timely Calls To Action, including email acquistion for your mailing list
  • Share exactly the right moment in an episode via text, email, and social media
Icon of cellphone with money

Make money

  • Tip and transfer funds directly to podcastsers
  • Earn money for qualified plays in the RadioPublic apps with Paid Listens