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Actor Joseph Sikora and director Deon Taylor join Rick Kogan on After Hours to talk about their new film, Fear. They elaborate on the process of filming this horror movie as well as how the story and filming mirrored the events and actions people took during the height of the pandemic. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/4084949/4084949_2023-01-30-014…
 
On this airing of The Great Outdoors, Charlie Potter talks about the new Illinois Director of Natural Resources and the big opportunity surrounding her. Later he discusses what it’s like to hunt the most physically challenging game bird in North America. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/4084313/4084313_2023-01-27-033413.64kmono.mp3…
 
Dane Neal filled in for Dean Richards on this Sunday Morning. Dane in this hour is joined by Travis Pastrana, Professional Motorsports Competitor and Julie Giese, President of Chicago Street Course! Then Dane talks with WGN Sports Anchor Mark Carman to preview the NFL Conference Championship games today. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/4084906/408…
 
Chicago’s own Dr. Dana Varble, chief medical officer North American Veterinary Community VMX Veterinary Conference talks with Steve from the Conference in Orlando, FL about new technology which will help your pets in 2023, including a new drug (Solensia) approved specifically for arthritis in cats and new ways to identify cancers early. Dr. Joe Wak…
 
WGN Radio’s Dave Plier welcomes legendary anchormen Bill Kurtis and Walter Jacobson to celebrate the 50thanniversary of their pairing on WBBM’s ‘THE 10 O’Clock News’. Bill and Walter talk about how they entered the world of broadcasting, their early days launching their iconic newscast, and how they set the tone for local news broadcasts throughout…
 
Comedian and actor Kevin Nealon joins WGN Radio’s Dave Plier to talk about his first appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, his years on Saturday Night Live, and this weekend’s comedy shows at City Winery Chicago. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/4084760/4084760_2023-01-28-035700.128.mp3…
 
What is the classic Chicago TV commercial or business that is your remember that is gone but not forgotten? Roger Badesch, retired WGN Radio news anchor, returns to ‘The Dave Plier Show’ to talk to Dave and our listeners about vintage Chicago commercials including Boushelle (Hudson3-2700), Victory Auto Wreckers, Empire Carpet, Zayre, Wieboldt’s, Ma…
 
WGN Radio’s Dave Plier celebrates five decades of award-winning animated series ‘Schoolhouse Rock!’ and shares his 2018 interview with the late Bob Dorough, award-winning musician, whose songs helped teach children that ‘Knowledge is Power’. Schoolhouse Rock! includes the songs ‘I’m Just a Bill’, ‘Conjunction Junction’ and ’Three’s the Magic Number…
 
Nick Friedman, Executive Producer of ‘Bezos: The Beginning,’ joins WGN Radio’s Dave Plier to talk about the new movie telling the story of Jeffrey Bezos, then a 31-year-old hedge fund manager who quits his job. With the support of his wife and borrowed money from his father, he moves across the country to launch his dream of creating the world’s la…
 
Cook County Commissioner and mayoral candidate Brandon Johnson joins John Williams to talk about why he wants to be the next mayor of Chicago and his plan to combat crime, if he would keep Chicago Police Superintendent Brown in his job, how he wants to raise revenue including bringing back a corporate ‘head tax,’ and the importance of providing saf…
 
Michael Miller, Associate Professor of Economics at DePaul University, joins John to discuss a recent post from PoliticsGirl about the debt ceiling. Michael and John break down the post to help us better understand what the debt ceiling is, why there is a congressional standoff, and what is likely to happen in the coming months. https://serve.castf…
 
Segment 1: Tom Fortino, Founder and Principal, Alpha Wealth Group, joins John Williams to talk about a winning week on Wall Street, the markets showing four weeks of positive growth, if he’s encouraged by the inflation trend going down, the economy showing growth, and why he expects continued market volatility ahead. Segment 2: Jacob Channel, Senio…
 
Steve Grzanich has the business news of the day with the Wintrust Business Minute. Chicago-based Uber Freight is cutting 3% of its staff. That’s about 150 people, according to Crain’s. Most of the cuts will come in the company’s digital-brokerage department. Uber Freight is the trucking division of the ride-share and food delivery company. It emplo…
 
Tommy Hensel, Senior Director of Performing Arts, ECC Arts Center, joins John Williams to talk about the primary uses of the Arts Center, the professional series of events they produce, the type of performers they host, the history of the ECC Arts Center, the diversity of the district they serve, and the challenge to get people out to see live even…
 
David Bear, Owner / Operator of the McDonald’s on Larkin Avenue in Elgin, joins John Williams to talk about the history of his family’s franchise, how his father designed the first dual lane drive-thru in the world, how much of their business is done using the drive-thru, how technology is changing the customer experience, and their commitment to e…
 
Author and food and nutrition expert Dawn Jackson Blatner joins John Williams to talk about benefits of intermittent fasting and to introduce us to a new acronym that will remind you to eat better food. And as always, Dawn answers all of your nutrition questions. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/4084221/4084221_2023-01-26-220721.128.mp3 More with D…
 
Steve Grzanich has the business news of the day with the Wintrust Business Minute. Megabus is returning to Chicago. The company is teaming with Miller Transportation to launch and expand its services. The partnership will increase service options in 56 cities and connect Chicago to 23 cities. The partnership will also enhance service in Louisville,…
 
Segment 1: Jack Ablin, Chief Investment Officer, Cresset Capital, joins John to break down the latest GDP data, what he things of the showdown in congress over the debt ceiling, and how important are interest rates to the economy in 2023. Segment 2: Joan E. Solsman, Senior Reporter, CNET, chats with John about a variety of tech stories including th…
 
Dean Budnick, Editor-in-Chief, Relix, and author of 2012’s “Ticket Masters: The Rise of the Concert Industry and How the Public Got Scalped,” joins John Williams to tell us everything that happened during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing over Ticketmaster’s handling of Taylor Swift concert tickets. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/4083859/408…
 
The Mincing Rascals are John Williams of WGN Radio, Eric Zorn of The Picayune Sentinel and The Daily Herald, Austin Berg of the Illinois Policy Institute, and Brandon Pope, host of ‘On the Block‘ on WCIU. Today, the Rascals mince about a variety of stories making news including the DuPage County Sheriff refusing to comply with Illinois’ assault wea…
 
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