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  • Matt Bubala Full Show 12.8.18

    This week, Matt and the crew are back for a fun-filled show! Matt, Roger and Jess talk about losing weight over the holidays and listeners weigh in (pun-intended) with their tips and tricks. Throughout the show, we talk about risqué Christmas songs and the history on how the got that title. We hear the Oak Ridge Boys sing a beautiful version of Amazing Grace to honor George H.W. Bush at his funeral this past week. Other topics of the evening […]

  • Why do people believe in conspiracy theories?

    Dr. Cynthia Wang, Executive Director of the Dispute Resolution and Research Center and a Clinical Professor of Management and Organizations at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management joins The Matt Bubala Show to discuss an upcoming event about conspiracy theories. Wang talks about why people believe in conspiracy theories and listeners call in and share some of their theories on various events.  Keynote speakers Nicholas Epley and Cynthia Wang will be discussing conspiracy theory exploration and how it collides with behavioral […]

  • Matt Bubala Full Show 12-1-18

    The whole crew is back to kick off December!   Matt and Roger get into the holiday season and talk about their favorite Christmas songs….and we even hear Roger singing with his grandkids. We get a good laugh as Matt and Roger help Jess plan her “future wedding.” Throughout the show, we talk about George HW Bush’s passing and the death of missionary John Allen Chau. Several listeners share their thoughts about Chau’s decision on traveling to North Sentinel island. […]

  • Lincoln Square stores offering perfect gifts for kids and adults

    Scott Friedland of Timeless Toys and Timeless Tots joins Andrea Darlas in-studio to talk about Small Business Saturday during this holiday season. Both businesses are located in Lincoln Square. Timeless Toys is a store that has educational toys for kids eight years and younger. Fridland says it’s all about “finding the right toy for hour child” and getting that that child to the next level in life. Not only are there games for kids, there are games for adults! Timeless […]

  • Patti Vasquez with Andrea Darlas: Full Show Thanksgiving Edition

    On this holiday special, Andrea Darlas chats with Steve Bernas, CEO of the Better Business Bureau about Cyber Monday and how shoppers can stay away from scams. She also talks to Scott Frieldand on what Timeless Toys and Timeless Tots has to offer. Do you or a relative need any tips on how to make the perfect turkey? Roni McDaniel from Butterball is your go-to gal for all your Turkey Day questions. Tune in to hear whether or not you […]

  • Better Business Bureau CEO talks tips on how to avoid scams this holiday season

    As Black Friday approaches, CEO of the Better Business Bureau, Steve Bernas joins Andrea Darlas to discuss ways consumers can avoid scams as they search for the best deals.  Bernas says that “scam artists go where the money is at” whether that be through e-mails or fake websites. One tip he wants shoppers to know is to understand the company.  He suggests using gift cards right away and cleaning internet browsers so credit card information isn’t easily accessible. Tune in […]

  • This Week In Theatre: Holiday Inn

    On this Sunday morning segment, Dean Richards talks with the cast of Holiday Inn, which is about to open at Marriott Lincolnshire. This show will open on Wednesday and play until January 6th.  Tune in to hear some of their roles and favorite songs live at Treetime Christmas Creations in Lake Barrington.  

  • Northside Archery shows Dean Richards his best shots at Treetime Christmas Creations

    An apple a day? Dean Richards was persistent on getting the Northside Archery Club  on site at Treetime Christmas Creations in Lake Barrington this year! Tune in to find out how well Dean’s archery skills were as he shot an apple of Dave Schwan’s head! The Northside Archery thinks that everyone has an opportunity to shoot. Visit their website for more information on how to participate.    

  • The 12 Days of Christmas

    It’s only November, but that doesn’t mean WGN Radio isn’t getting into the holiday spirit! Tune in for this fun segment of the WGN Radio crew singing The 12 Days of Christmas with listeners live from Treetime Christmas Creations in Lake Barrington. Can you guess who has which part?

  • Dean Richards Sunday Morning: Live from Treetime in Lake Barrington

    It’s a Christmas spectacular! Join Dean Richards live from South Barrington at Treetime for a full 4 hours of holiday cheer as we honor heroes on Veterans Day from the Veterans of Lake Barrington, a volunteer group to raise awareness for veterans in the community. Tune in to the Canterbury Carollers sing The Star Bangled Banner and other holiday tunes. Jim and Laurie Kane, owners of Treetime join the show to talk about trends and styles.  Tune in to hear […]