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  • Roe Conn Full Show (1/22/18): Justin Kaufmann fills in, the government shutdown ends, Lou Cannellis talks Super Bowl Sunday and more…

    The Roe Conn Show w/Anna Davlantes for Monday, January 22nd, 2018: Justin Kaufmann from The Download steps in for Roe and helps steer the ship with Anna. Ben Bradley talks Bruce Rauner’s new 15-minute advertisement attempting to influence the gubernatorial election. ABC Washington correspondent MaryAlice Parks discusses the latest on the government shutdown. Pam Paziotopoulos,president of the Center for Domestic Violence Policy, weighs in on Larry Nasser U.S. Gymnastics case and Lou Canellis talks Super Bowl Sunday and Bears prospects for […]

  • Top Five@5 (1/22/18) The government re-opens, Minnie Mouse gets a star and more…

    Top Five@5 for Monday, January 22nd, 2018: Bruce Rauner airs a very long advertisement to influence the gubernatorial campaign, the federal government gets back to work as the three-day shutdown ends, Morgan Freeman quiets Lily Tomlin at the SAG awards, Minnie Mouse gets her star on the walk of fame and SNL spoofs President Trump’s physical exam.

  • Lou Canellis talks Super Bowl Sunday, Bears prospects for next season

    Fox 32 sports anchor Lou Canellis is on the line to talk about the upcoming match-up between the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII. He also looks at the odds the Bears can go from worst to first with the end of the John Fox era. Can the Bears reach the top of the division?

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    Andy Shaw steps down as President of the Better Government Association

    Chicago media mainstay Andy Shaw, who has led the BGA since 2009, is stepping down as president and chief executive officer. He joins Anna Davlantes and Justin Kaufmann  to talk about his time with the BGA and some of the big investigations that happened under his tenure.

  • Pam Paziotopoulos weighs in on Larry Nasser U.S. Gymnastics case

    Anna and Justin Kaufmann discuss the legal case against former U.S. Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nasser who was sentenced to 60 years in federal prison for possession of child pornography. They are joined by Pam Paziotopoulos, president of the Center for Domestic Violence Policy, who helps parse through the large issues surrounding the case.

  • No Coast Cinema Ep. 27 | Eugene Sun Park, Full Spectrum Features

    On this edition of No Coast Cinema, Tom and Conor sit down with Eugene Sun Park, the founder and executive director of Full Spectrum Features. Full Spectrum Features is a Chicago-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to increasing diversity in the media arts by producing, exhibiting, and supporting the work of women, LGBTQ, and minority filmmakers. Together,  they discuss Eugene’s past, present and future as a filmmaker and producer, as well as his disillusionment with the film industry and foray into graduate […]

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    Food Time 1.21.18 | It’s a Crisco Party!

    In honor of Philadelphia city workers smearing Crisco on light poles to deter rowdy Eagles fans from climbing, Dean asks listeners to share their best uses for  everyone’s favorite vegetable shortening.

  • Dean Richards talks TodayTix: the easier, cheaper way to get theater tickets

    Rachel Birnbaum joins Dean on the phone to talk about TodayTix, an incredibly simple, fast and cheap way to get tickets to the hottest shows in Chicago, New York and even London’s West End!

  • Chicago comic book author Michael Moreci talks new novel “Black Star Renegades”

    Chicago-based comic book author Michael Moreci sits down with Dean Richards to discuss his new novel, titled “Black Star Renegades”, as well as his prolific career and pop culture influences. Moreci also takes listener’s questions on how to break into the industry and the importance of handling criticism of your work.

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    Great Outdoors w/ Charlie Potter | 1.21.18

    Join host Charlie Potter for your weekly news and interviews related to the environment, nature and the great outdoors.