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The Mincing Rascals
The Mincing Rascals 1.26.22: Justice Stephen Breyer to retire, the race for Illinois governor, and NFL overtime rules

The Mincing Rascals

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2022


The Mincing Rascals are John Williams of WGN Radio, Eric Zorn of The Picayune Sentinel and The Daily Herald, Jon Hansen of WGN Radio and Block Club Chicago, Chicago Tribune editor and writer Lisa Donovan. and Brandon Pope from WCIU. Today, the Rascals chat about Justice Stephen Breyer retiring from the Supreme Court, the possible replacements for Justice Breyer (and no, it won’t be […]

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast
Valerie Bertinelli of ‘One Day at a Time', ‘Hot in Cleveland', Food Network's ‘Valerie's Home Cooking': New book ‘Enough Already', Eddie Van Halen, Loving who you are today, Remembering Betty White

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 22, 2022


Actress and author Valerie Bertinelli, Food Network star and ‘One Day at a Time' alum, joins WGN Radio's Dave Plier to talk about her new book ‘Enough Already' with stories about her career, struggles, marriage to Eddie Van Halen, memories of the late Betty White, and more.

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast
Comedian Pat McGann's big shows at Chicago's Vic Theater this weekend!

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 22, 2022


Comedian Pat McGann joins WGN Radio's Dave Plier to talk about being back on the road again and his concerts this weekend at The Vic Theater. patmcganncomedy.com

The Mincing Rascals
The Mincing Rascals 1.19.22: Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin tosses his hat into the GOP gubernatorial ring, Jason Van Dyke to be released from prison, and the Wordle craze

The Mincing Rascals

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2022


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 Jon Hansen of WGN Radio and Block Club Chicago. The Rascals talk about the rollout of free COVID tests, former Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke being released from prison next month after spending more than three years […]

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast
TV personality Mike Rowe reboots Discovery Network's ‘Dirty Jobs', All workers are essential, How to fix the ‘Great Resignation'

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 15, 2022


WGN Radio's Dave Plier welcomes TV's Mike Rowe to talk about the reboot of Discovery Channel's ‘Dirty Jobs', why all workers are essential, how to help fix ‘The Great Resignation' and his foundation Mike Rowe Works.  For more visit: www.discovery.com/shows/dirty-jobs, www.mikeroweworks.org.

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast
ABC-TV's Ginger Zee: New book ‘A Little Closer to Home: How I Found the Calm After the Storm'

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 15, 2022


ABC News meteorologist Ginger Zee opens up to WGN Radio's Dave Plier about her personal struggles with a guide to monitor and improve your mental health in “A Little Closer To Home: How I Found the Calm After the Storm'.

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast
Blue Ash Farm Spirits & Honey with Chicago proprietor Bill O'Donnell

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 15, 2022


Bill O'Donnell, proprietor of Blue Ash Farm, joins WGN Radio's Dave Plier in studio to talk about his family legacy and his handcrafted bourbons, vodka, gin and honey. For more, visit blueashfarm.com.

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast
Remembering music legend Ronnie Spector

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 15, 2022


WGN Radio's Dave Plier looks back on one of his conversation with music legend Ronnie Spector, the trail-blazing lead singer of the 1960s all-girl group The Ronettes, who passed away this week at age 78.

The Mincing Rascals
The Mincing Rascals 1.12.22: Deal reached between CPS and CTU, the race to replace Jesse White, and the future of the Chicago Bears

The Mincing Rascals

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022


The Mincing Rascals are John Williams of WGN Radio, Eric Zorn of The Picayune Sentinel and The Daily Herald, Heather Cherone of WTTW, Austin Berg of the Illinois Policy Institute and Chicago Tribune editor and writer Lisa Donovan. The Rascals talk about the deal reached between CPS and CTU, Lori Lightfoot contracting COVID-19, if principals should be able to decide if their school should […]

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast
WGN-TV's Lauren Magiera: Last Bears game of the season, Fields is out, is it Nagy's last game? Could Jim Harbaugh be the next coach?

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2022


WGN-TV's Lauren Magiera is back with WGN Radio's Dave Plier to preview this Sunday's Bears season finale, behind the scenes at Halas Hall, and Dave and Lauren's New Year's resolutions.

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast
WGN Radio's Karen Conti: New Year's legal resolutions you should know

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2022


WGN Radio's Karen Conti joins Dave Plier to talk about important New Year's legal resolutions you should know.

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast
Chicago radio icon Kevin Matthews' alter ego Jim Shorts shares his ‘Pig Skin Picks'

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2022


Radio icon (in his own mind) Jim Shorts from the legendary ‘Kevin Matthews Show' joins WGN Radio's Dave Plier to give his ‘Pig Skin Picks' for the Chicago Bears’ final game of the season.

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast
Innovation Insider Steve Greenberg: CES 2022, autonomous vehicles, edgy tech and more

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2022


Gadget Nation's Steve Greenberg shares some highlights from the Consumer Electronics Show with WGN Radio's Dave Plier.

The Mincing Rascals
The Mincing Rascals 1.5.22: CTU vs. CPS, January 6th, vaccine mandates, and Bobby Rush retires from Congress

The Mincing Rascals

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022


The Mincing Rascals are John Williams of WGN Radio, Eric Zorn of The Picayune Sentinel and The Daily Herald, Heather Cherone of WTTW, Austin Berg of the Illinois Policy Institute and Jon Hansen of WGN Radio and Block Club Chicago. The Rascals talk about the upcoming anniversary of the January 6th insurrection (the insurrectionists ruined […]

Bob Sirott
This Week in Chicago History with WGN Radio's investigative correspondent Anna Davlantes

Bob Sirott

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022


From reversing the flow of the Chicago River to a theatre fire, Anna Davlantes highlights the top stories from this week in Chicago history.

Anna Davlantes
This Week in Chicago History with WGN Radio's investigative correspondent Anna Davlantes

Anna Davlantes

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022


From reversing the flow of the Chicago River to a theatre fire, Anna Davlantes highlights the top stories from this week in Chicago history.

Steve Dale's Other World from WGN Plus
Jim Bohannon talks the Biden administration and the 2024 election

Steve Dale's Other World from WGN Plus

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2022


Radio philosophizer and political observer Jim Bohannon, whose program airs on WGN Radio weekdays from 1 to 4 am, speaks with Steve Dale on his top news stories of 2021, the rise of editorial news reporting over the years, President Biden’s presidency, potential candidates for the 2024 election, and more!

Dane Neal from WGN Plus
Tim Scheer and Brad Leighninger are leading the “League” in BBQ for 2022

Dane Neal from WGN Plus

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2022


Two of the biggest names and best Pitmasters in competitive BBQ joins Dane Neal on WGN Radio. Hear as Brad Leighninger of “Gettin’ Basted” and Tim Scheer of “Shake N Bake” BBQ share their start in BBQ and the journey to becoming two of its top stars and ambassadors. Listen as they fill us in […]

Dean Richards
A look back at Betty White's visit to WGN Radio

Dean Richards

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2022


Dean remembers when late, legendary actress Betty White paid a visit to WGN Radio in 2009. They talk about her career and answer listeners’ calls.

The Mincing Rascals
The Mincing Rascals 12.29.21: A Very COVID Christmas

The Mincing Rascals

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2021


The Mincing Rascals are John Williams of WGN Radio, Eric Zorn of The Picayune Sentinel and The Daily Herald, and Lisa Donovan of Chicago Tribune. They begin their discussion with a review of the fast recent spread of the COVID omicron variant. Then, they talk about the shooting that took place outside of Nordstrom in […]

Steve Dale's Other World from WGN Plus
Steve Dale catches up with John Landecker

Steve Dale's Other World from WGN Plus

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2021


Legendary radio host John Records Landecker joins Steve Dale, filling in for Anna Davlantes, in discussing Landecker’s history as a broadcaster. They also talk about Landecker’s upcoming New Year’s Eve special on WGN Radio.

John Landecker
John Landecker's ‘Boogie Check of Life' 12.28.21

John Landecker

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2021


John Landecker presents his world famous ‘Boogie Check of Life', where YOU are what's happening on WGN Radio. But you've got to be on the line to be on the air, so join the Boogie Check at 8pm CT, Monday through Thursday at 312-981-7200.

WGN - The Roy Leonard Audio Archives
From the archives: Roy Leonard talks with Pat Summerall and John Madden

WGN - The Roy Leonard Audio Archives

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2021


On January 8, 1986, at the height of the Bears Super Bowl run, the then-CBS NFL lead broadcast team of Pat Summerall and John Madden were in Chicago and made time to stop by the WGN Radio studios to visit with Roy Leonard. John Madden died today at age 85.

Steve Dale's Other World from WGN Plus
John Williams shares his top ‘Speed Jokes' of the year

Steve Dale's Other World from WGN Plus

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021


WGN Radio host John Williams joins Steve Dale and together the take a look back at 2021. John discusses the changes he’s noticed on the CTA from before the pandemic until now, swimming in the lake, and then he shares his top “Speed Jokes” of the year.

WGN - The John Williams Full Show Podcast
WGN Radio sports reporter Kevin Powell on college bowl season

WGN - The John Williams Full Show Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021


WGN Radio Sports Reporter Kevin Powell joins John Williams to weigh in on college football bowl games and the cost of injuries.

WGN - The John Williams Uncut Podcast
WGN Radio sports reporter Kevin Powell on college bowl season

WGN - The John Williams Uncut Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021


WGN Radio Sports Reporter Kevin Powell joins John Williams to weigh in on college football bowl games and the cost of injuries.

John Landecker
John Landecker's ‘Boogie Check of Life' 12.27.21

John Landecker

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021


John Landecker presents his world famous ‘Boogie Check of Life', where YOU are what's happening on WGN Radio. But you've got to be on the line to be on the air, so join the Boogie Check at 8pm CT, Monday through Thursday at 312-981-7200.

Wintrust Business Lunch
Wintrust Business Lunch 12/27/21: Real-estate trends, start-up companies, and recent flight cancelations

Wintrust Business Lunch

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021


Segments 1 and 2: Ilyce Glink, filling in for John Williams, talks about New Year’s resolutions about buying a home and recent real-estate trends. Segment 3: Jim Dallke, Senior Editor at Chicago Info, joins Ilyce Glink, filling in for John Williams, in talking about new start-up companies and their latest deals. Segment 4: WGN Radio […]

Steve Dale's Other World from WGN Plus
Are staycations becoming popular during the pandemic?

Steve Dale's Other World from WGN Plus

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021


Peter Greenberg, WGN Radio host of Eye on Travel, talks with Steve Dale, filling in for Anna Davlantes, about traveling during a pandemic. They also dive into how cruises operate during COVID-19.

Dane Neal from WGN Plus
Ryan Rottman and Aaron Rodgers bring star power to stats and sports with “OSDB”

Dane Neal from WGN Plus

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 25, 2021


Actor, producer and co-founder of OSDB Sports joins Dane Neal on WGN Radio. Hear as Ryan shares the inspiration behind the concept and partnership with his friend and all time great NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Listen as Ryan talks about the ways the “Online Sports Data Base” will bring athletes and fans together with all […]

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast
Cardinal Blase Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago: Renew My Church, Christmas Message of Peace

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2021


Cardinal Blase Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago, joins WGN Radio's Dave Plier to talk about ‘Renew My Church', his Christmas Message of Peace, reducing the violence on our city streets and a reflection on the joy this Christmas season.

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast
Rachael Ray: Creating a Christmas to remember, finding gratitude, holidays recipes and cocktails for the season

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2021


TV's Rachael Ray joins WGN Radio's Dave Plier to talk about new book ‘This Must Be the Place', finding gratitude on Christmas and into the new year, plus holiday recipes and cocktails for the season. The Rachael Ray Show' airs weekdays at 1pm on WGN-TV.

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast
Celebrating the 75th anniversary of ‘It's a Wonderful Life' and the legacy of Jimmy Stewart with his daughter, Kelly Stewart Harcourt

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2021


In a rare exclusive interview, Kelly Stewart Harcourt, daughter of actor Jimmy Stewart, joins WGN Radio's Dave Plier to celebrate the 75th anniversary of ‘It's a Wonderful Life', talk about her father's legacy, share memories of Christmases' past, and discuss the historic artifacts and exhibits featured at the Jimmy Stewart Museum.

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast
Chicago Christmas traditions: The Tree Ship, State Street Parade, The Walnut Room

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2021


WGN Radio's Dave Plier and Dave Schwan talk about the history of Christmas around Chicago including the Christmas Tree Ship, The State Street Parade, Marshall Fields' Windows and Walnut Room and more. Also included is the history of legendary department store, Marshall Fields, with author Gayle Soucek.

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast
Dean Richards' Entertainment Report: Christmas Day movie premieres, Merriest must-see TV classics

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2021


WGN-TV's Dean Richards joins WGN Radio's Dave Plier to talk about this year's Christmas Day movie releases and their favorite holiday TV episodes of all time. What is your favorite holiday sitcom episode?

Bob Sirott
Dean Richards' Entertainment Report: Christmas Day movie premieres, Merriest must-see TV classics

Bob Sirott

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2021


WGN-TV's Dean Richards joins WGN Radio's Dave Plier to talk about this year's Christmas Day movie releases and their favorite holiday TV episodes of all time. What is your favorite holiday sitcom episode?

Bob Sirott
Bob Sirott wraps 2021 by reading a mysterious letter…

Bob Sirott

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021


For his last show of the year, Bob Sirott dusted off a letter he received while working with Marianne at WGN Radio 20 years ago. He doesn’t know who sent the note, but it was signed Kris Kringle. After today’s broadcast, Bob will be out on vacation. When he returns on Monday January 3, the […]

WGN - The After Hours with Rick Kogan Podcast
Rick Kogan's annual Christmas special with Father John Cusick

WGN - The After Hours with Rick Kogan Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021


WGN Radio’s Rick Kogan is joined by Father John Cusick for their annual Christmas Special. Father Cusick shares about the importance of Christmas, Rick reads stories from Father Cusick’s book “Emmanuel: God With Us,” and the two talk about old Christmas memories. You can buy Father Cusick’s book here. Follow Rick on Twitter at @rickkogan or on […]

WGN - The John Williams Full Show Podcast
WGN Radio Bookworm Sara Tieman brings you her 83 for the year

WGN - The John Williams Full Show Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021


WGN Radio Promotions Director Sara Tieman read 83 books this year – which is fewer than usual! She joins John Williams to share her favorites of the year. Below is her list! A Most Beautiful Thing: The True Story of America's First All-Black High School Rowing Team – Arshay Cooper The Pull of the Stars […]

WGN - The John Williams Uncut Podcast
WGN Radio Bookworm Sara Tieman brings you her 83 for the year

WGN - The John Williams Uncut Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021


WGN Radio Promotions Director Sara Tieman read 83 books this year – which is fewer than usual! She joins John Williams to share her favorites of the year. Below is her list! A Most Beautiful Thing: The True Story of America's First All-Black High School Rowing Team – Arshay Cooper The Pull of the Stars […]

Bob Sirott
The Beat Cop's Guide to fusion food and the donut Olympics continued

Bob Sirott

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021


Lieutenant David Haynes, a police officer who works on the North Side of the city, made his weekly visit to the WGN Radio studios and the Bob Sirott Morning Show. Lt. Haynes, who co-authored “The Beat Cop's Guide to Chicago Eats,' This week Lt. Haynes gives us a review of Boon Cafe a fusion of […]

WGN - The John Williams Full Show Podcast
Joe Brand recaps Troy Murray's return to the booth and more from last night's Blackhawks game

WGN - The John Williams Full Show Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021


Troy Murray returned to the WGN Radio play-by-play booth at the United Center Wednesday. Pre- and Post-Game host Joe Brand joins John Williams to discuss.

The Mincing Rascals
The Mincing Rascals 12.15.21: ‘It's a twister! It's a twister!'

The Mincing Rascals

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021


The Mincing Rascals are John Williams of WGN Radio, Eric Zorn of The Picayune Sentinel and Austin Berg of Illinois Policy Institute. They begin by discussing the several tornadoes that tore through six states last Friday, devastating Mayfield, KY and bringing an Illinois Amazon warehouse to the ground. Then, the Mincing Rascals decide how fair […]

WGN - The John Williams Full Show Podcast
The WGN Radio Salvation Army Radiothon

WGN - The John Williams Full Show Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021


John Williams hosts the annual Salvation Army Radiothon. Our Virtual Red Kettle goal of $80,000 was exceeded with thanks to you and our generous sponsors: Team Hochberg Mega Pros Joe Cotton Ford Leving Law Wintrust Financial Corporation Perma-Seal Kaplan Law

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast
Those We Lost 2021: Ed Asner, Jessica Walter, Charlie Watts, Cecily Tyson, Bob Dole, Hank Aaron and more

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 11, 2021


Historians Walter Podrazik and Kevin Pokorny join WGN Radio's Dave Plier to celebrate the lives and careers of ‘Those We Lost' in 2021.

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast
WGN TV Sports' Lauren Magiera: Is Justin Fields ready to play against the Packers? Many Bulls players in health and safety protocols, legacy of racing icon Al Unser

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 11, 2021


WGN-TV's Lauren Magiera is back with WGN Radio's Dave Plier to preview this Sunday's Bears vs Packers matchup… Is Justin Fields ready to be back? The Bulls have 5 of their 19 rostered players in protocols. Racing legend Al Unser passes. And more.

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast
‘When Harry Met Rehab': A new play at Chicago's Greenhouse Theater with the subject of the story, Harry Teinowitz, and co-writer, Spike Manton

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 11, 2021


Harry & Spike join WGN Radio's Dave Plier to talk about their new play at Chicago's Greenhouse Theater (now through January 30, 2022), based on Harry's stint in rehab, starring Dan Butler (Fraiser) and Melissa Gilbert (Little House on the Prarie). For tickets, visit whenharrymetrehab.com.

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast
Nostalgia Digest Winter Edition: Life and times of Humphrey Bogart, a conversation with Carol Burnett, Mel ‘The Man of a Thousand Voices' Blanc, music icon Johnny Mercer

WGN - The Dave Plier Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 11, 2021


Steve Darnall, editor-in-chief of Nostalgia Digest Magazine, joins WGN Radio's Dave Plier to talk about the winter edition of his quarterly publication.

The Mincing Rascals
The Mincing Rascals 12.8.21: Vaccinate for insurance, Chicago angst, virus variants in the media

The Mincing Rascals

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021


The Mincing Rascals are John Williams of WGN Radio, Brandon Pope of Ebony Magazine and WCIU, Lisa Donovan of Chicago Tribune, Heather Cherone of WTTW and Jon Hansen of Block Club Chicago. They discuss crime in Chicago and how alert each of them feel they should be. They go on to discuss a legislation proposed […]

The Mincing Rascals
The Mincing Rascals 12.1.21: Jussie Smollett trial, Omicron, Roe v. Wade challenge, ‘Get Back'

The Mincing Rascals

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021


The Mincing Rascals are John Williams of WGN Radio, Eric Zorn of The Picayune Sentinel and Austin Berg of Illinois Policy Institute. They discuss a slew of topics that start locally, with the Jussie Smollett trial for staging an attack against himself. Then, the world braces itself for the spread of the newest COVID variant, […]