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  • “Elton Jim” and Emily Armanetti cover female empowerment, long life, Jim’s “palm problem,” Holy Communion, and using cash in a “Venmo world”

    In this 165th episode of “Elton Jim” Turano’s “CAPTAIN POD-TASTIC,” Jim Turano and regular contributor, Emily Armanetti, unexpectedly touch upon a variety of topics that all somehow flow into one another.  For instance, how can female empowerment, long life, Jim’s inability to turn his hands from palms down to palms up, Holy Communion, and using cash and coins when everyone else uses the Venmo app, all makes sense together? Listen and find out!

  • Beat the heat! Here’s what to watch on TV this weekend with Decider.com’s Alexander Zalben

    Alexander Zalben is the managing editor for Decider.com. He joins the Bill and Wendy show every Friday to talk TV! This week, Bill and guest co-host Mark Carman talk about the new season of “Comedians in Cars” featuring Eddie Murphy, Martin Short, Seth Rogen, Jamie Foxx, Ricky Gervais, Matthew Broderick, Sebastian Maniscalo, Melissa Villasenor, Barry Marder and Bridget Everett; what we can expect from the ‘The Walking Dead’ and ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ panels today at San Diego Comic-Con; Ten […]

  • Bill and Mark Carman Bonus Hour 7.19.19

    Bill Leff and special guest co-host Mark Carman have another special edition of the bonus hour. We had some trouble getting the show to work online, so we’ve got the full show podcast.  Today, the two discussed why Lincoln Towing is still in business, portable waterslides, top summer candies and toys, and 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 on WGN Extra from […]

  • Bill and Mark Carman Full Show 7.19.19

    Bill and Mark Carman are back at it again for the second day in a row. Mark got his car towed this morning, but to his defense, it was all his fault. The two also discuss high school reunions, a Seattle Uber driver’s funny riding menu, and more. Plus, Alexander Zalben from Decider.com joins the show with the latest in TV news. You can find Bill and Wendy on Twitter,  Facebook, and Instagram. The Bill and Wendy Show airs Monday through Friday from 10 […]

  • David Hochberg: The Risks of Cosigning Student Loans

    David Hochberg is Vice President of Lending for Team Hochberg at Homeside Financial. He joins Bill Leff and Mark Carman in-studio to talk about the alarming consequences of co-signing your child’s student loans. He also tells listeners how they could win $1,000 from Team Hochberg by shooting the puck at this year’s Chicago Blackhawk convention. 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 on WGN Extra […]

  • Dean Richards reviews Disney’s remake of “The Lion King” and “The Farewell”

    Bill Leff and special guest co-host Mark Carman sit down with the great Dean Richards. Dean reveals some of this year’s Kennedy Center honorees and he reviews “The Lion King” and “The Farewell”. 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 on WGN Extra from noon to 1 p.m.

  • Bill and Mark Carman Bonus Hour 7.18.19

    Today, we’ve got a special 90 minute plus edition of the bonus hour. Bill Leff and special guest co-host Mark Carman welcome Dean Richards on the show. Dean reveals some of this year’s Kennedy Center honorees and he reviews “The Lion King” and “The Farewell”.  They also discuss genetic testing for cancer, Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy’s rendition of “Take Me Out To The Ball Game”, and more. You can find Bill and Wendy on Twitter,  Facebook, and Instagram. The Bill and Wendy […]

  • Bill and Mark Carman Full Show 7.18.19

    Mark Carman joins Bill Leff as a guest co-host on the show today. They talk about the infamous ‘Mai Tai Guy’, who went viral after taking away Kyle Schwarber’s walk-off home run from kids. Also, did you hear Matt Nagy’s version of “Take Me Out To The Ball Game”?  He slurred his words a bit while singing the song, but we think he made an “honest” mistake. David Hochberg from Homeside Financial talks about the alarming consequences of co-signing your […]

  • Happy National Hot Dog Day Chicago!

    Hot diggity dog! It’s National Hot Dog Day! Bill Leff and Elton Jim Turano are joined by food-loving expert Dane Neal. Dane brings in Doug Sohn, the former owner of Hot Doug’s, now operator of the Hot Doug’s stand in the Wrigley Field bleachers, to talk about his movie ‘Hot Doug’s: The Movie’. Then, Chef Kevin Hickey chimes in to talk about what’s happening at Duck Inn Chicago with Duck Inn Dogs. You can find Bill and Wendy on Twitter,  Facebook, and Instagram. The […]

  • Bill and Elton Jim Turano Full Show 7.17.19

    Bill Leff and special guest co-host, Elton Jim Turano, take this Wednesday by storm. They start off the show by discussing the movie “Rocketman” and Elton gives his full review of the film. They also talk about Mad Magazine ending its publication, this year’s Emmy nominations, Chance the Snapper, school lunches, and more. Plus, it’s National Hot Dog Day! Food-loving expert Dane Neal and Doug Sohn, the former owner of Hot Doug’s, now operator of the Hot Doug’s stand in […]

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