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  • Photos: Winter Storm – February 9-11, 2018

    Photos of the winter storm that hit the Chicago area, Friday, February 9-Sunday, February 11, 2018:

  • Remembering John Mahoney

    Actor John Mahoney, a Chicago theater legend known nationally for his role on “Frasier,” has died at age 77. We remember John with the following visits on WGN Radio: 5/10/2003: Steve Bertrand talks with John Mahoney on the 10th anniversary of Frasier. 12/7/2014: Dean Richards John Mahoney about what’s keeping him busy these days as well as about the 125th Anniversary Gala Celebration for the Auditorium Theatre at Roosevelt University. 8/27/2017: Actor John Mahoney of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company and […]

  • “With Lauren Vino” Episode 50, July 12, 2017

    A podcast about the intersections of the worlds of professional wresting and presidential politics hosted by Chris Kelly and Brandon Wetherbee. Don’s in trouble. Don Jr. Wha?!? Is KO Tweeting about AJ or DJT? We’re rooting for Paige. An interview with Fatherly’s Lauren Vino. Read her article on Chikara. Visit the iTunes feed to find all 32 WrestleMania examination podcasts. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3471020/3471020_2018-02-23-155920.128.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D6852.mp3

  • “With Sam Adonis” Episode 49, July 7, 2017

    A podcast about the intersections of the worlds of professional wresting and presidential politics hosted by Chris Kelly and Brandon Wetherbee. Remember when The Donald Tweeted about wrestling! Crazy! Read Brandon’s piece from U.S. News & World Report “A TrumpMania Dog Whistle.” Trump welcomes Putin. Cena welcomes Rusev. What’s old is new. An interview with wrestling’s hottest heel Sam Adonis. Visit the iTunes feed to find all 32 WrestleMania examination podcasts. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3471016/3471016_2018-02-23-155416.128.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D6852.mp3

  • “With The Progressive Liberal Daniel Richards” Episode 48, June 28, 2017

    A podcast about the intersections of the worlds of professional wresting and presidential politics hosted by Chris Kelly and Brandon Wetherbee. @realTrumpHogan can’t stop Tweeting. The Supreme Court is America’s booking committee. Lil Yachty gets it. Braun Strowman is the American health care system. An interview with The Progressive Liberal Daniel Richards. Visit the iTunes feed to find all 32 WrestleMania examination podcasts. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3471015/3471015_2018-02-23-155215.128.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D6852.mp3

  • “With Jack Hunter” Episode 47, June 21, 2017

    A podcast about the intersections of the worlds of professional wresting and presidential politics hosted by Chris Kelly and Brandon Wetherbee. Who knows what’s in the health care bill? How will affect ambulance bills? Will Braun Strowman flip more ambulances? A man won the women’s Money in the Bank match. The 2016 presidential election was wild. An interview with Rare’s Jack Hunter. Visit the iTunes feed to find all 32 WrestleMania examination podcasts. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3471014/3471014_2018-02-23-154814.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D6852.mp3

  • “With Dave Schilling” Episode 46, June 15, 2017

    A podcast about the intersections of the worlds of professional wresting and presidential politics hosted by Chris Kelly and Brandon Wetherbee. Trump works himself into a shoot. And by shoot we mean investigation. Linda joins the Kiss My Ass Club. Dennis Rodman goes to North Korea for the nWo. Dolph Ziggler = Mitt Romney An interview with Bleacher Report’s and “The Masked Man Show’s” Dave Schilling. Visit the iTunes feed to find all 32 WrestleMania examination podcasts. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3470597/3470597_2018-02-22-183737.128.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D6852.mp3

  • “With Mike Sempervive” Episode 45, June 6, 2017

    A podcast about the intersections of the worlds of professional wresting and presidential politics hosted by Chris Kelly and Brandon Wetherbee. Reality Winner is a leaker. Whatcha gonna do when Comey-Mania runs wild on you! And nothing changes. The Travel Ban is an alternative fact. Thankfully we have Samoa Joe. An interview with Wrestling Observer Live’s Mike Sempervive. Visit the iTunes feed to find all 32 WrestleMania examination podcasts. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3470595/3470595_2018-02-22-183335.128.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D6852.mp3

  • “With Chris Gethard” Episode 44, May 25, 2017

    A podcast about the intersections of the worlds of professional wresting and presidential politics hosted by Chris Kelly and Brandon Wetherbee. Trump vs The Pope Trump vs The World Greg Gianforte definitely roughed up a reporter. He most likely didn’t body slam anyone. That’s not how body slams work. Jinder Mahal is having a good week. The Canadian Parliament recognizes it. Sami Zayn’s resistance. He went to Jared. An interview with Chris Gethard. Visit the iTunes feed to find all 32 WrestleMania examination […]

  •  “Cesaro Siren: Roger Ailes Dead” Episode 43, May 18, 2017 

    A podcast about the intersections of the worlds of professional wresting and presidential politics hosted by Chris Kelly and Brandon Wetherbee. First use of the CESARO SIREN The Big Show is Russia/FBI/Pence/Ryan, etc. New Day has been Making WWE Great Again since 2015 What is The Rock cooking? Visit the iTunes feed to find all 32 WrestleMania examination podcasts. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3470098/3470098_2018-02-21-184538.128.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D6852.mp3