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Recent Articles
  • WGN Radio Theatre #309: Red Ryder and The Life Of Riley

    Carl Amari and Lisa Wolf bring you the best from the Golden Age of Radio on the WGN Radio Theatre on August 13th, 2018. First classic episode of the night is: “Red Ryder”, the episode is “Iron Horse Junction” from March 5th 1942 starring Reed Hadley. Then the second show aired was The Life Of Riley from June 3rd, 1948 with the episode being “Nuts and Bolts Club” starring William Bendix. And of course Carl and Lisa play “Crack The […]

  • Food and Fun at the Taste of Black Chicago

    Esmeralda Leon and Jon Hansen talk to Toure Muhammad, the main organizer of Taste of Black Chicago, about the event and some of the specialty foods that guests can find there, as well as what inspired the “Taste” to be organized. For more information on some of the vendors that will be there visit Black Chicago Eats. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3535372/3535372_2018-08-12-145212.64kmono.mp3

  • From Comedian to Dad: Evan Kaufman talks to Jon Hansen and Esmeralda Leon about being a dad, and Dude To Dad

    Jon Hansen and Esmeralda Leon talk to comedian Evan Kaufman from Fatherly and Dude To Dad. Discussion points include what it is like being a new dad, inspirations behind “Dude To Dad”, and what some future episodes are going to contain. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3535368/3535368_2018-08-12-142908.64kmono.mp3

  • Pinch Hitters 08/12/18: Jon Hansen and Esmeralda Leon Full Show Podcast.

    Jon Hansen and Esmeralda Leon fill in for Dave Plier. During the show, they discuss the strangest foods they’ve ever eaten, and whether or not they can pass a Drivers Ed test with a listener. Later they talk to comedian Evan Kaufman from Fatherly and Dude To Dad joins the show to discuss being a dad and the newest episodes coming out on Dude to Dad. Then at 4 AM Toure Muhammad, the main organizer of Taste of Black Chicago, talks to Esmeralda […]

  • Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 08/12/18: The violence in Chicago continues to grow.

    Former newscaster Walter Jacobson gives his perspective on the most recent heavy gun violence in the City of Chicago. How is the media outside of Chicago, such as CNN, The New York Times, and others portraying or reporting on the violence? http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3535302/3535302_2018-08-12-050802.64kmono.mp3

  • WGN Radio Theatre #308: Have Gun Will Travel, You Bet Your Life, and David Harding – Counterspy

    Carl Amari and Lisa Wolf bring you the best from the Golden Age of Radio on the WGN Radio Theatre on August 12th, 2018. First classic episode of the night is: “Have Gun Will Travel”, then during the midnight hour, Carl breaks out a classic episode of the game Show “You Bet Your Life”, and finally to wrap things up, a classic episode of David Harding – Counterspy airs. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3535305/3535305_2018-08-12-051605.64kmono.mp3

  • Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 08/05/18: The stages of a government scandal

    Walter Jacobson gives his insight and perspective of the different stages of a government scandal. The example and current news story he uses as an example, is the sexual abuse scandal in the public schools. How does this affect the mayoral election? How are Mayor Emanuel’s opponents using this against him?   http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3533158/3533158_2018-08-05-231158.64kmono.mp3

  • National Comedy Center Executive Director Journey Gunderson: ‘There has Never Been a National Cultural Institution that Provides Comedy the Opportunity for Appreciation’

    National Comedy Center Executive Director Journey Gunderson joins Dave Plier to celebrate the upcoming grand opening of their new museum, which began with a salute to TV legends Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz, with a new behind the scenes look at the time-honed creative process that have elevated entertainment to an art. They’ll discuss collections which include George Carlin, Andy Kaufman, Lenny Bruce, Lily Tomlin, Rodney Dangerfield, Jonathan Winters, and more. Visit comedycenter.org   Who is your favorite comedian of all time? http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3530571/3530571_2018-07-29-044611.64kmono.mp3

  • Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 07/29/18: Willie Wilson running for mayor and in the news

    Walter Jacobson gives his perspective on candidate Willie Wilson doing something that other candidates in office don’t do, and how he gave away $200,000 for people who need help with their property taxes.   http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3530298/3530298_2018-07-27-185438.64kmono.mp3

  • TurDucken On-a-Stick? Time for Some Old School Fun (and Cream Puffs) at the 167th Wisconsin State Fair

    TurDucken On-a-Stick? Cream Puffs? Cheese Curds? Dave previews the 167th Wisconsin State Fair and it’s agricultural history with fair CEO Kathleen O’Leary. For more information, visit wistatefair.com.   What memories do you have of the Wisconsin State Fair? http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3530572/3530572_2018-07-29-045012.64kmono.mp3