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    John Williams Full Show 1/14/2017

    To start things out on today’s show, John plays some audio from this week’s news headlines, including Biden’s Medal of Freedom and a BBC  interview with David Bowie from the 90’s where Bowie predicted where internet culture was headed. Then, the Mincing Rascals took over to talk about Trump’s press conference and Obama’s farewell speech. Author James Hamblin joined John on the air to talk about his book If our Bodies Could Talk and dispel some myths on health and nutrition. Finally, […]

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    Wintrust Buisness Lunch – 1/14/17

    Martin Yate, author of the 31st edition of Knock ‘Em Dead: The Ultimate Job Search Guide joined Amy on the show to talk about his book. He debunked some myths about career building and then talked about the importance of both the side gig and the professional core career. Then, friend of the show and Tribune Reporter Greg Trotter joined the conversation to fill Amy in on the Cubs’ new deal with Jim Beam. CEO and President of the Chicago Women’s Foundation K. […]

  • Patti Vasquez with Stat Representatives Will Guzzardi and David Harris

    Pretty Late Political Roundtable

    Patti welcomes State Representatives Will Guzzardi (D) and David Harris (R) to discuss the state of Illinois politics in the new year. Listeners call in with their questions and comments as we try to figure out where we’re headed in 2017.  

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    Pretty Late with Patti Vasquez 1/13/17 Full Show

    Tonight on Pretty Late, Patti Vasquez and guest comedian James Vickery bring you a political roundtable discussion tackling the most important topics today. First, Patti welcomes Representatives Will Guzzardi (D) and David Harris (R) to discuss the state of Illinois politics in the new year. Listeners call in with their questions and comments as we try to figure out where we’re headed in 2017. Then, we’ve got Eric Elk and Ken Jakubowski talking the latest in current events including President […]

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    Pretty Late with Patti Vasquez 1/12/17 Full Show

    Patti is back from Springfield on this edition of Pretty Late. First, will you age affect your employment opportunities? Staff writer for Mel Magazine John McDermott talks about the growing concern of ageism in the workplace and whether companies favor youth instead of experience. Dylan Maysick of Frontroom Donuts stops by with some sweet treats and drives everyone wild with his fantastic confections. Plus, comedian John Naughton is in studio to talk about his hosting gig at Zanies and the […]

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    Patti Vasquez Live from Springfield: 1-12-2017

    Patti broadcast live from Springfield for a third and final night. She was joined by friend Dr. Daphne Scott. For starters, they heard about the day’s inaguration of the state’s 100th General Assembly from 3 major players in Springfield: Representative Sara Feigenholtz, Representative Stephanie Kifowit and Leader Lou Lang. Then, Tanikia Carpenter from Black Owned Chicago called into preview the organization’s upcoming farewell event to Obama. Renee Labrana, owner of R Public House joined Patti and Daphne to talk about […]

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    5 Actors to watch in 2017: RedEye’s Lauren Chval

    RedEye’s Lauren Chval made some predictions on what actors are going to be the next big thing in Hollywood this year. She joined Patti and Daphne to walk them through the list and explain her reasoning behind why she picked these 5. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3271145/3271145_2017-01-12-035345.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3777.mp3

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    Love Trumps Hate Art Show: R Public House’s Renee Labrana

    Renee Labrana owns R Public House in Roger’s Park. When Trump got elected in November, her and her artist friends decided to stop complaining and start making. The result? A month long art show at the pub featuring their “Love Trumps Hate” themed art. Renee joined Patti and Daphne on the air to preview the show and talk about the current political climate. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3271147/3271147_2017-01-12-035447.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3777.mp3

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    Wishing Obama Farewell: Black Owned Chicago’s Tanikia Carpenter

    Black Owned Chicago is a resource for tourists and Chicagoans alike who crave to experience Chicago from the African American perspective. The organization’s founder, Tanikia Carpenter joined Patti and Daphne on air to preview their upcoming event Farewell Obama. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3271148/3271148_2017-01-12-035548.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3777.mp3  

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    The Pulse of Springfield: Representatives Feigenholtz and Kifowit and Leader Lou Lang on Michael Madigan

    Patti talked to Illinois State Representative Sara Feigenholtz about her nomination of Mike Madigan for his 17th term as Speaker of the House. Then, State Representative Stephanie Kifowit joined the conversation to reflect on the remarks she made in front of the House before they voted Madigan in. Finally, Leader Lou Lang chimed in to try and help correct the narrative on who Michael Madigan is. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3271149/3271149_2017-01-12-035649.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3777.mp3