Celebrating 30 years of rock royalty with Superchunk

Justin Kaufmann

Mac McCaughan and Jim Wilbur of Superchunk with Justin Kaufmann at Thalia Hall, Chicago, June 2019

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Mac McCaughan and Jim Wilbur of the extraordinary indie-rock band Superchunk join Justin on Extension 720 to talk about their incredible 30-year career, what they remember about playing shows in Chicago, how Chicago is the first place they played outside of the east coast, the 25th anniversary of their record, “Foolish,” if they consider themselves to be a “protest band,” how they remain relevant 30 years into their career, what keeps them coming back, what it means to be independent in 2019 and if the consider themselves to be rock and roll pioneers.


This is the podcast for Extension 720. The show originates from Chicago on WGN Radio and features newsmakers, tastemakers and trailblazers.  Hosted by award-winning broadcaster Justin Kaufmann, this talk show/audio magazine goes in-depth to help you better understand the city (and world) that you live in.

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