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  • VIDEO: ‘TAG’ director Jeff Tomsic: “If I wasn’t directing I’d be homeless”

    Producer and director Jeff Tomsic joins The Steve Cochran show to talk about his new movie, “TAG.”              

  • ‘Veep’ and ‘Detroiters’ star Sam Richardson: “The whole filter of ‘Detroiters’ is really through love”

    The terrific actor, comedian and Second City alum Sam Richardson joins Justin to talk about his Chicago roots and the upcoming season of Comedy Central‘s “Detroiters.”

  • The Download’s Swap Meet: “The best Chicago brag gets a pizza”

    It’s Thursday night so that means it’s time for a special edition of the Swap Meet sponsored by Wolff’s Flea Market!  Greg Flamm aka The DuPage Picker is here to evaluate your memorabilia! Do you think your signed Greg Maddux rookie baseball card is worth some money? Been hanging on to an old signed Roe Conn headshot that you want to sell? Wondering if your photo of a shirtless Michael Jordan will make you rich? You have the questions and Greg has the answers! It’s “The […]

  • The Download with Justin Kaufmann Full Show 6-14-18

    Well, it’s a bittersweet evening as tonight is the last 7 pm until 11 pm episode of The Download. Justin will join Steve Cochran’s show on Monday morning at 6 am and The Download will exist via a daily podcast. We can’t wait to bring you more great entertainment moving forward. On tonight’s show, The Daily Line’s Heather Cherone breaks down all the local political stories making news this week, we discuss the state of the state and the state […]

  • The Download is a show about Chicago starring those who know it well

    Justin says goodbye to the 7 pm – 11 pm version of “The Download.” Thank you so much for listening. Follow Justin on Twitter and give him a like on Facebook. The Download with Justin Kaufmann airs Monday through Friday from 7 pm. to 11 pm on @WGNRadio

  • The Download’s Sports Historian Jack Silverstein reflects on the last day of the Chicago Bulls dynasty

    The Download‘s sports historian and author Jack Silverstein joins Justin to talk about the last day of the Bulls dynasty: NBA Finals, Game 6, June 14th, 1998. Jack breaks down the Bulls dynasty and gives us a “Where Are They Now” for all 15 players on the 1998 Championship team. Follow Justin on Twitter and give him a like on Facebook. The Download with Justin Kaufmann airs Monday through Friday from 7 pm. to 11 pm on @WGNRadio

  • Why are so many people continuing to leave the state of Illinois?

    Activist and poet Mario Smith and public policy consultant Amara Enyia join Justin to break down the state of the state, the state of the city and other stories making news this week including Elon Musk’s high-speed tunnel from O’Hare to the Loop, why people are continuing to leave Illinois, the ongoing issue with violence in the city of Chicago and some of the things that make Chicago great. Follow Justin on Twitter and give him a like on Facebook. The Download with Justin Kaufmann airs Monday through Friday from […]

  • How realistic is Elon Musk’s 12-minute express tunnel to O’Hare?

    The Daily Line‘s Heather Cherone  joins Justin to break down the top local political stories making news this week including Elon Musk’s proposed 12-minute express tunnel to O’Hare and how the Illinois budget will impact the sale of the Thompson Center. Follow Justin on Twitter and give him a like on Facebook. The Download with Justin Kaufmann airs Monday through Friday from 7 pm. to 11 pm on @WGNRadio

  • VIDEO: Steve Cochran reminisces about the Tribune Tower with its oldest living security guard

    It’s WGN’s last week in Tribune Tower and the oldest living security guard joins the Cochran Show to share stories of working in the iconic Chicago building.      

  • What did we learn from Bears minicamp?

    WGN‘s Adam Hoge joins Justin for a little Bears talk and a special episode of Friday Evening Quarterback! Adam talks about the recent Bears minicamp, his first impressions of new Head Coach Matt Nagy, how the new offense is going to fun to watch, what he expects out of Mitch Trubisky’s second season, if the Bears have the right personnel on the offensive line to have success, the importance of keeping Vic Fangio, the lack of depth on the defensive side of […]