Jon Hansen and Esmeralda Leon Full Show 9/2/16: Summer Music, Pierogi, Evan Moore, Blake Stubbs, Starbucks and ‘Advice to Your Younger Self”
Jon Hansen and Esmeralda Leon sit in for Justin Kaufmann and begin the show talking about their overnight lifestyle and then check in with WGN’s Michael Heidemann about the end of summer music festival season as he tries to convince Jon to like outdoor music fests.
They are then joined by DNAInfo’s and Rolling Stone’s Evan Moore to talk about his article ‘Colin Kaepernick and What White Fans Don’t Understand About Black Athletes’ as they break down the conversation being had surrounding Kaepernick, the National Anthem, and continued race division in America.
Pierogi then fill the studio as Esmeralda helps Jon and Producer Joey Gelman try their first pierogi in honor of ‘Taste of Polonia’ this weekend and they ask callers for their favorite and weirdest foods they have eaten from around the world.
Blake Stubbs then joins the show to tell you what you should be watching this fall on all your favorite streaming networks.
They end the show talking about the increasing amount of Starbucks in the 5 block radius on Michigan Avenue by WGN, and ask what advice they would give to their younger self based on the video produced by Peter “Stoney” Emshwiller.