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  • Decider.com’s Alexander Zalben: ‘The Alienist’ cast is set to return for a sequel series!

    It’s time to talk TV! Bill and Wendy are joined over the phone by Decider.com managing editor, Alexander Zalben! They talk about why Chris Hardwick’s return to ‘Talking Dead’  is drawing mixed to positive reactions on social media. They also discuss AMC’s weird and funny new show, ‘Lodge 49’, Matt Groening’s new Netflix series ‘Disenchantment,’ what’s going on with ‘The Alienist,’ ‘The Office’ reboot rumors, and much more. You can find Bill and Wendy on Twitter,  Facebook, and Instagram. The […]

  • Yippie Fest 2018: Three days of Theatre & Music & Short Film & Comedy & MORE

    Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com joins Bill and Wendy to talk about the second annual Yippie Fest at the Prop Theater. This year, more than 90 acts will perform, including award-winning musician/song-writer Mike Felten, BBC-featured comedian Sam Rhodes, and the critically-acclaimed fire-eating spectacular Freakshow & Tell.  Yippie Fest August 17th-19th 2018 Prop Theater, 3502 N Elston Ave, Chicago (Addison & Elston) Tickets, schedule and more at www.yippiefest.com You can find Bill and Wendy on Twitter,  Facebook, and Instagram. The Bill and […]

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    Bill and Wendy Bonus Hour 8.17.18: Tan·gen·tial

    Today on the bonus hour, Bill and Wendy talk about Hollywood. Forbes just released its annual list of the highest-paid actresses in the world. Find out which actresses made the cut. They also discuss the controversial Jim Bean TV Commercial featuring Mila Kunis, ‘The Nun’ movie trailer, 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 […]

  • Bill and Wendy Full Show 8.17.18: Lip Flapping Friday

    The world lost Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul yesterday, but it also turns out that Aug. 16 is the day Elvis Presley and Babe Ruth died as well. Bill and Wendy discuss the bizarre coincidence. Then, Patrick McDonald checks in to talk about Yippe Fest. After that, Alexander Zalben from Decider.com joins the show to talk about what’s new on TV. Bill shares some of the most bizarre news stories of the week. You can find Bill and Wendy […]

  • Dean Richards: “If anyone has left us an amazing legacy of gifts that will endure forever, it’s Aretha Franklin”

    There’s a reason why Thursdays are great. That’s because we get to spend them with Dean Richards. Dean joins Bill and Wendy to talk about what stars are saying about the loss of Aretha Franklin, the future of her musical legacy, and more. Dean also reviews “Crazy Rich Asians”, “Mile 22”, and “Alpha”. 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 […]

  • Sam Roe explains “astroturfing” and manipulation of media messages

    Bill and Wendy are joined in the studio by Chicago Tribune investigative reporter Sam Roe. Sam stops by to explain astroturfing and breaks down what happened in the Chicago Tribune’s investigation into the Citizens for Fire Safety group in 2013, which was featured on Sunday’s episode of “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver”.  Astroturfing is defined as the attempt to create an impression of widespread grassroots support for a policy, individual, or product, where little such support exists.  You can […]

  • “She broke so many barriers down doing things her way, without compromising who she was”: Greg Kot reflects on the life and legacy of Aretha Franklin

    Chicago Tribune music critic Greg Kot joins Bill and Wendy to talk about the life and legacy of the ‘Queen of Soul’, Aretha Franklin. Franklin passed away Thursday morning at her home in Detroit of pancreatic cancer. She was 76. 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 8.16.18: Happy National Tell a Joke Day

    Today on the bonus hour, It’s National Tell a Joke Day! Bill and Wendy share some of their best jokes. They also talk about a new report that says popular breakfast products like cereal, granola, and oatmeal contain “unsafe” amounts of “the Roundup Weed chemical” (glyphosate). Oh no! Plus, have you ever wondered why Trader Joe’s is super secretive about who makes their products? We find out what brands are actually behind Trader Joe’s snacks. You can find Bill and […]

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    Bill and Wendy Full Show 8.16.18: We will miss you, Queen of Soul

    We lost the Queen of Soul today. Legendary singer Aretha Franklin, one of music’s great pioneers, died this morning at her home in Detroit, Michigan, surrounded by family and friends. She was 76. Bill and Wendy take a moment to pay tribute to the queen who inspired us all for many years. Chicago Tribune investigative reporter Sam Roe stops by to explain astroturfing. Greg Kot, Chicago Tribune music critic, talks to Bill and Wendy about the life and legacy of Aretha Franklin.  […]

  • Dr. John Duffy on near death experiences, kindness, & success

    Dr. John Duffy is an author, clinical psychologist, family and parenting expert, and father and husband. He joins Bill and Wendy to talk about the mysterious power behind near-death experiences. Plus, Dr. Duffy explains why kindness often leads to happiness, health, and success. 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.