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  • Frank Fontana talks to planners of The Chicago Architecture Biennial

    Frank talks with Todd Palmer, the Executive Director of The Chicago Architecture Biennial (CAB). The CAB Partner programming will coincide with the preview on September 14–15, 2017, and continue for the duration of the Biennial, from the opening weekend on September 16–17 through January 7, 2018. Later on,  Ania Jaworska, Chicago-based architect and Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Architecture talks about participating in this year’s Biennial. The goal is to explore Chicago’s rich historic legacy as […]

  • Husband and wife business owners talk home designs with Frank Fontana

    Frank Fontana talks to Simes Studio founders Jorge and Cindy Simes about wall, floor and ceiling finishes. They discuss murals to gilding to faux bois to eglomise (reverse painted glass) and much more! Then, Frank discusses some of this favorite products. This week, he talks about the BladeRunner X2, an ideal bench top saw for DIY summer projects. This lightweight, portable benchtop saw does the work of multiple saws by making fast and accurate rip, crosscut, scroll, inside and miter cuts using […]

  • Yellowstone earthquakes have scientists discussing a possible super volcanic explosion

    A recent increase in earthquake activity near Yellowstone Park has some scientists concerned about what they are calling a “Super Volcano.” Should such a phenomenon occur, the effects would potentially be devastating.  

  • Matt Bubala Full Show 6-24-2017

    This week, Matt discusses the worst places to fall asleep at, President Trump and the effort to pass a health care bill, Yellowstone National Park volcanoes, and Roger’s plans for his 65th birthday.

  • Matt Bubala Full Show 6-3-2017

    Join Matt Bubala, Roger Badesch and listeners as Bubala discusses topics of President Trump’s latest decision in office, Kathy Griffin’s death threats and the daily news of the the royal family.  Also, Matt talks about what Memorial Day events took place last weekend near Chicago.  

  • Kathy Griffin: Did her press conference help or hinder her career? Griffin says Trump ‘picked the wrong redhead’

    One comedy joke went too far for Kathy Griffin this past week, when a graphic photo of her holding a decapitated head of President Trump shocked the Internet, and Trump’s family.  She was fired from CNN News this past week and publicly apologized for the photo. Matt Bubala discusses his thoughts on Griffin’s press conference with Roger Badesch and listeners.

  • Matt Bubala talks with Julia Macfarlane on President Trump, the Manchester attack, and UK royal news

    BBC producer and reporter Julia Macfarlane joins Matt Bubala to talk current trending topics like President Trump’s recent decision to pull the United States out of the Paris Accord, the aftermath of the deadly Manchester terrorist attack at an Ariana Grande concert last week, and latest news about the royal family.  London’s election is approaching, so Macfarlane addresses some of the issues in their local government compared to President Trump’s constant media spotlight. Macfarlane discusses the tragedy of terrorism overseas […]

  • Matt Bubala Full Show 5-26-17

    This Memorial Day weekend, Matt Bubala, Roger Badesch, Patty Vazquez and listeners talk politics. President Donald Trump is wrapping up his first trip overseas, and Matt Bubala discusses current media coverage.  Additional conversation points include past presidents’ decisions, the spotlight on President Trump, and speculation of what it might mean through listeners’ voices. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3358803/3358803_2017-05-27-145003.64kmono.mp3

  • Bubala talks Trump: Who is the person of interest?

    Matt Bubala talks about the latest news on President Trump as the president begins a trip overseas. With word that the investigation into Russian influence has identified a person of interest close to Trump, Roger Badesch joins Matt to review the latest developments and analyze what it all means.    

  • Brad Dukes chats with Matt Bubala about the comeback of Twin Peaks

    Author Brad Dukes discusses the return of television series Twin Peaks that aired on ABC in the early nineties. Duke’s book, “Reflections: An Oral History of Twin Peaks,” analyzes characters and the rise and fall of the original show. Now, 25 years later, Twin Peaks will premiere on May 21 at 9 p.m. on Showtime.