On a fresh Blackhawks Crazy Podcast, Chris Boden & Scott King discuss the recent news surrounding the team in trading Dominik Kahun to Pittsbrugh in return for Olli Maatta. Free agency is in full swing with Erik Karlsson re-signing with the San Jose Sharks, who could be on the teams radar? Chris and Scott debate. Later on, Chris and Scott discuss the St. Louis Blues Stanley Cup championship, and preview the NHL draft from Vancouver. Who could be the teams […]
The Downers Grove Rotary GroveFest is next Friday-Sunday! Tracy Weiner and Lisa Rasin join The Steve Cochran Show to discuss this exciting event. For more information visit: http://rotarygrovefest.com/
Michelle Mekky is one heck of a hard-worker. Not only did she start a successful business and her own Chicago based PR agency, she did it all while facing cancer. Mekky Media Relations Inc. celebrated its first three years in business with two big wins at the Publicity Club of Chicago’s Golden Trumpet Awards on June 6. The agency took home silver trophies in the categories of Advocacy, for its work promoting the 2019 Susan G. Komen Chicago Mother’s Day […]
Our MVPP of the day is Linnie Dumas, a remarkable human who is helping serve her community in many ways. As one of the founding members of the Share Food Share Love Food Pantry in Brookfield she helps serve around 180 families a month. She also recently traveled to Washington DC to attend the National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference and lobby for more food assistance for those in need.
The tradition continues as Dave Plier’s son, Josh, joins him for his annual Father’s Day show to talk about America’s Top TV Dads with listeners, Roger Badesch and Curtis Koch; a celebration of Rich Koz as he celebrates 40 years as ‘Svengoolie’; author Tom Miller about the amazing architecture of Chicago with his new book ’Seeking Chicago’, ‘This is History’ with Dave Schwan and more!
Chicago’s own Rich Koz celebrates 40 Years since he stepped into the role of Svengoolie… it all happened on June 16, 1979! Dave Plier, Rich Koz, Josh Plier and Executive Producer Jim Roche talked about Rich’s beginnings in television, ‘Son of Svengoolie’, his favorite monstrous films, history of his set and the return of ‘The Three Stooges’ to ME TV. For more information visit Svengoolie.com.
WGN’s Dave Plier, son Josh, Roger, Curtis and listeners break down top TV Dads by decade including Howard Cunningham (‘Happy Days’), Andy Taylor (‘The Andy Griffith Show’), Jim Anderson (‘Father Knows Best’), Mike Brady (‘The Brady Bunch’) and Phil Dunphy (‘Modern Family’). Who is your favorite TV Dad of all time?
Dave Plier and Dave Schwan talk about the 1868 passing of the 8 hour workday, the every first Father’s Day, the debut of Raggedy Ann & Andy, the premier of Don McNeill’s Breakfast Club in Chicago, the introduction of Chicago’s elevated train system, Captain Video & the Video Rangers, the start of the Vietnam War, the last episode of Late Night with David Letterman.