OTL #720: Catching up with MTV’s Dometi Pongo, Civic engagement in immigrant communities, The Secret History of Trilogy

Mike Stephen catches up with former WGN news anchor and MTV host Dometi Pongo, discusses civic engagement in Chicago immigrant communities with Alexandra Arriaga of City Bureau, and learns the Secret History of 70s rockers Trilogy. And in the OTL Wrap Party segment, Mike and Producer Collin reflect on the importance of civic engagement and […]

Anna Davlantes Show 1/27/20: Remembering Kobe Byrant's Life and Legacy, A Recap of the Grammys 2020 with MTV News Dometi Pongo, & More…

Anna Davlantes Full Show for Monday, January 27th:  Today the world continues to mourn the sudden loss of NBA legend Kobe Bryant, 41, and his daughter Gianna, 13, who died tragically in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, on Sunday morning along with seven others. (At 8:35) CBS 2’s Ryan Baker joins Anna to talk […]

The John Williams Show Full Podcast 01.07.20: Jeopardy James Holzhauer's brother, Australia fire damage, Dometi Pongo MTV News docuseries, Selective Services

John Williams starts the show by welcoming back Ian Holzhauer, the brother of James Holzhauer, who will be competing in the “Greatest of All Time” Jeopardy rounds this week against Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter. Then, John tries to think of a state whose area can best compare to the number of acres burned in […]

The John Williams Show Full Podcast 12.02.19: Cyber Monday, David Krupa against House Speaker Madigan, Dometi Pongo from MTV News, STOP-IT Against Human Trafficking

John Williams invites Best Reviews Editorial Manager Jacob Palmer on the show to share some of the best Cyber Monday deals he’s found and is writing about. Then, DePaul sophomore David Krupa joins the show to explain why he is running specifically in the 13th Ward for Committeeperson, where House Speaker Mike Madigan has a […]

Video: A Pilsen vintage clothing store with items spanning a century

Pilsen’s Knee Deep Vintage offers clothing and other items ranging from the 1890s through the 1990s. Their inventory is based on current trends, often following popular movies and TV shows set in the past. The Pilsen location provides vintage items to a community previously underserved by this type of store.

OTL #624: Dear Black Voter, Banned Books Week, The Secret History of The Spoils of War

Mike Stephen sits down with WGN Radio’s Dometi Pongo to talk about his new podcast on African-Americans and voting called Dear Black Voter, learns about the significance of Banned Books Week from Jamie LaRue of the American Library Association, and discovers the Secret History of 60s rockers The Spoils of War with local music historian […]

Van Dyke Trial Comes To A Close [WGN Radio Expert Panel] (Oct 5th)

Tonight on The Patti Vasquez Show with Andrea Darlas: We start the show off with an educated panel of journalists to look at the verdict that was reached with the Jason Van Dyke / Laquan McDonald trial. Joining us to add their insight were: Erik Runge, Ryan Burrow, Dometi Pongo, Jeremy Gorner (Chicago Tribune) and Lawyer […]

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