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  • Dean Richards says the new Halloween movie has just the right amount of shock moments

    Bill and Wendy are joined by their pal, uncle Dean Richards! Dean joins the show all the way Scotland. They talk about the highly anticipated movie, Queen biopic, ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ and ‘The Conners‘ premiere. Dean also reviews ‘Halloween,’ ‘Beautiful Boy,’ and ‘The Oath,’ out in theaters on Friday, October 19. You can find Bill and Wendy on Twitter,  Facebook, and Instagram. The Bill and Wendy Show airs Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to noon, then streaming from noon to […]

  • Marlene Wells: A Legend In One’s Own Time

    They say there’s no business like show business. And, when you’re Marlene Wells, who is celebrating 51 years at WGN Radio, your business becomes your family. Bill and Wendy talk to Marlene about her time working at the mighty 720 and all the famous people she’s met. Happy Anniversary, Marlene! Check out all the fantastic photos Marlene has taken with the stars during her time here at WGN here. You can find Bill and Wendy on Twitter,  Facebook, and Instagram. […]

  • Bill and Wendy Bonus Hour 10.18.18: You use what shaving cream?

    Today on the bonus hour, Bill and Wendy continue their discussion on old slang terms. Then, Kim Gordon (who is in for Judy Pielach) joins the show. They discuss man-sized Kleenex, TV dinners, shaving cream, and much more. You can find Bill and Wendy on Twitter,  Facebook, and Instagram. The Bill and Wendy Show airs Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to noon, then streaming from noon to 1 p.m.

  • Bill and Wendy Full Show 10.18.18: Here’s to you Marlene

    Today we celebrate one of our very own, Marlene Wells. Marlene has been with the station for 51 YEARS. Can you believe it? Bill and Wendy talk to her about her time at WGN and all the famous people she’s met. Then, Bill and Wendy talk about a survey that asked fifth-grade students in Vermont about their sexual history, preference and gender identity. The great Dean Richards joined the show all the from Scotland. And outdated slang terms that will […]

  • Dane Neal on the best, worst, and most popular Halloween candy

    Halloween is just 2 weeks away! Can you believe it? Our food-loving pal Dane Neal stops by to talk about the best, the worst, and most popular candies for Halloween this year. You can find Bill and Wendy on Twitter,  Facebook, and Instagram. The Bill and Wendy Show airs Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to noon, then streaming from noon to 1 p.m

  • Bill and Wendy Bonus Hour 10.17.18: Remembering Dennis Hof

    Today on the bonus hour, Bill and Wendy chat with Bill’s good friend, David Wallack.  David used to work with the late Dennis Hof, the Nevada brothel owner whose business was at the center of the HBO series “Cathouse.” On Tuesday, Hof was found dead two days after his 72nd birthday. Then, the queen of news Judy Pielach joins the show. They talk about grams of fat, Halo Top Ice Cream, and much more. You can find Bill and Wendy […]

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    Bill and Wendy Full Show 10.17.18: Candyland

    Today on the show, Bill and Wendy discussed common dreams and their meanings, how ‘The Conners‘ dealt with Roseanne’s exit, Netflix’s ‘The Haunting Of Hill House,’ Stephen Hawking’s final book, the death of Dennis Hof, and much more. Dane Neal also stops by to talk about the best and worst Halloween candy. You can find Bill and Wendy on Twitter,  Facebook, and Instagram. The Bill and Wendy Show airs Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to noon, then streaming from […]

  • Bill and Wendy Bonus Hour 10.16.18: These places are classic

    On this edition of the Bill and Wendy bonus hour, Bill and Wendy discuss changing batteries, “The Blues Brothers” movie, chain restaurants that are almost extinct, and much more. You can find Bill and Wendy on Twitter,  Facebook, and Instagram. The Bill and Wendy Show airs Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to noon, then streaming from noon to 1 p.m.

  • Dr. Matthew Kippenhan says ‘now’ is the time to get your flu shot

    The best way to prevent the flu? Get the flu vaccine! Dr. Matthew Kippenhan, Central Region Medical Director at the Northwestern Medicine Immediate Care Centers and Immediate Care Technician Matthew Blazo join Bill and Wendy in-studio to talk about everything you need to know about this year’s flu season. You can find Bill and Wendy on Twitter,  Facebook, and Instagram. The Bill and Wendy Show airs Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to noon, then streaming from noon to 1 […]

  • #TechTuesday with CNET’s Bridget Carey: The Palm smartphone is making its big comeback

    It’s #TechTuesday, so that can only mean one thing. CNET senior editor Bridget Carey is on the hotline! Every Tuesday, Bridget joins Bill and Wendy over the phone to share the latest in tech news. Remember the Palm smartphone? Well, Palm is coming back IN SUCH A WEIRD WAY. Speaking of a retro comeback brand, the tech company Arcade1Up is taking the retro game system craze to the next level with build-it-yourself home arcade cabinets. They also discuss the death of […]