Walter Jacobson is calling attention to moms and dads to see if they are ready for an entire different school board from Lori Lightfoot. Should these new elected board of education members be well known? Should people also elect city council members?
Millennials have become the largest generation in the U.S. workforce, but now they have something to look out for… Generation Z! Dave (Generation X) & Josh Plier (Generation Z) along with Roger Badesch (Baby Boomer) and Curtis Koch (Millennial) talk about the differences between the generations and how Gen Z is making an impact.
On this week’s edition of White Sox Weekly, Mark Carman shares interviews with Eloy Jimenez, Yolmer Sanchez, and Evan Marshall. Also in the program, Mark sits down with Darrin Jackson to discuss the teams efforts to get above .500, Eloy Jimenez’s big week, and more.
Elton Jim Turano had an issue with this years Spelling Bee. There were 8 co-winners in this years Bee. Is it fair to just give out trophies to everyone? Or should Scripts have continued it until a single winner was announced? Jim explains why this year they got it wrong, and possible comparisons to other sports as to why it makes sense to have continued the Bee.
“Elton Jim” Turano sits in for Matt Bubala in this full show podcast. Have you seen “Bohemian Rhapsody” or “Rocketman” yet? Elton Jim gives a quick review of the show and then takes your phone calls on what band or artist you’d like to see a Biopic made of. Suggestions include Nirvana, Ozzie Osborn, The Beatles, The Eagles, and more. Later Jim talks about the T-R-A-V-E-S-T-Y that was this years National Spelling Bee, and the fact that there were 8 […]
Dave Plier talks with Daniel Wallach, U.S. Gaming Law & Sports Betting Attorney about legalizing sports betting in Illinois, 25 years of federal inaction and rampant illegal sports betting, 11 sports facilities in Illinois that could qualify for a sports betting license based on seating capacity and what it means for gambling revenues in Chicago and across the state. Do you plan on betting on your favorite Chicago teams?
Dave Plier and Dave Schwan talk about the first roller coaster in the US and stories of ‘The Little Dipper’ rollercoaster originally built for Kiddieland in 1950 and was rebuilt for Six Flags in 2010, the debut of Pepsi, FDR’s ‘New Deal’, the first box of Cheerios, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis end their partnership and the legacy of the movie Blues Brothers filmed in Chicago. Do you remember the Kiddieland’s Little Dipper Rollercoaster (now at Great America in Gurnee)?
In this 1960’s TV flashback segment, Dave Plier shares conversations with Barbara Eden talks her early career at 20th Century Fox, working with Elvis, Lucille Ball and TV classic ‘I Dream of Jeannie’, comedy icon Dick Van Dyke about his award winning TV show ’The Dick Van Dyke Show’; the late Adam West and his rise to fame as the Caped Crusader in ‘Batman’ and The Monkee’s Mickey Dolenz. What is your favorite 1960’s TV sitcom of all-time?
Walter Jacobson is impressed with new Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot making a strong impression right from the start. She is walking her talk about violence, city budget, and more. However the question now is, “what to do about all that misery?” Walter explains…
Mark Carman hosts a packed show of White Sox Weekly! To start things off, Carm takes your phone calls for suggestions for Lucas Giolito’s new nickname. The right hander has been on a roll so far this season, and needs a stellar nickname to suit his play so far this season. Later in the program, Mark talks to the White Sox first round selection, Andrew Vaughn about all aspects of life. This includes baseball, his love for fishing, Chicago style […]