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  • Bill and Wendy Bonus Hour 6.7.19: Ghosts in the Space Station

    On today’s bonus hour, Bill and Wendy discuss the return of John Williams, NASA crowdsourcing a playlist for astronauts, and they talk about the games they played as children. 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.

  • Alexander Zalben talks about the shows Netflix is bringing back from the dead, the new season of “Big Little Lies,” and more

    Alexander Zalben, Managing Editor of Decider.com, joins the show to discuss what’s coming and what’s going on in the world of television and streaming. Black Mirror is back on Netflix with a new season, and the streaming service is giving new life to canceled network shows. He also talks about the new season of HBO’s “Big Little Lies” 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 […]

  • Bill and Wendy Full Show 6.7.19: Bill Trebek

    Today’s show features Decider.com‘s Alexander Zalben and another edition of WGN-eopardy. Bill and Wendy celebrate the life of New Orleans music icon Dr. John by shuffling through some of his greatest hits. Then, they’re joined by Alexander Zalben, Managing Editor of Decider.com, for his weekly update on what’s coming and going on television and streaming services. Finally, they play a game of WGN-eopardy with two lucky contestants who compete for an Omaha Steaks “Steak Fix” package. You can find Bill […]

  • Elif Geris on RadioElif

    By day, Elif Geris is the Executive Producer of the John Williams show. By night, Elif is a music columnist for WGN Plus and Third Coast Review, writing concert reviews, and photographing music events. She joins Bill and Wendy to talk about her RadioElif column, and her introduction to music writing which began with her own singing and instrumentation. You can find Bill and Wendy on Twitter,  Facebook, and Instagram. The Bill and Wendy Show airs Monday through Friday from […]

  • Bill and Wendy Bonus Hour 6.6.19: More Money, More Problems

    On today’s bonus hour, Bill and Wendy discuss how inmates having “fun” could cost taxpayers money, sharing money in marriage, and the struggles of working overnight shifts. 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.

  • Dean Richards reviews “Dark Phoenix,” “Secret Life of Pets 2,” and “Pavarotti”

    Dean gives his reviews of the new X-Men film “Dark Phoenix,” “Secret Life of Pets 2,” and “Pavarotti.” He also discusses the new Batman and Wonder Woman films that are on the horizon, as well as his trip to New York City to interview the stars of the new “Shaft ” movie. 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 […]

  • Bill and Wendy Full Show 6.6.19: Critic’s Choice

    Today’s guest includes WGN 720 Producer, Elif Geris, and Dean Richards. Executive Producer of the John Williams show, Elif Geris, dropped by to talk about her music column on WGN Plus “Radio Elif,” and her own musical talents. Later, Dean Richards joins the show before he heads to New York to interview the cast of “Shaft.” He gives his reviews of “Dark Phoenix,” “Secret Life of Pets 2,” and “Pavarotti.” You can find Bill and Wendy on Twitter,  Facebook, and […]

  • Bill and Wendy BONUS Bonus Hour 6.5.19: A Parade of Failures

    Today’s BONUS bonus hour, Bill and Wendy stream for an extra half hour discussing wardrobe malfunctions, an unconventional commencement speech for Tufts University’s graduating class, taking wins and losses in college, parades, 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 on WGN Extra from noon to 1 p.m.

  • Bill and Wendy Full Show 6.5.19: Pants on the Ground

    On today’s show, Bill and Wendy are joined by Founder and Executive Editor of Snopes.com, David Mikkelson. Mikkelson discusses the founding of the fact-checking website and also details the lawsuit that is in litigation. Bill and Wendy also discuss belts, Emma Boetcher, the woman who defeated James Holzhauer in Jeopardy, and Chernobyl’s recent uptick in tourism. 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 […]

  • David Mikkelson is fighting for the facts with Snopes.com

    David Mikkelson founded the site now known as snopes.com back in 1994 as a creative outgrowth of his wide-ranging interests in a variety of subjects and his professional expertise in the computer industry. Today, Snopes.com is known as a go-to source for fact-checking on topics ranging from the trivial to the existential. He joins the show to discuss the company’s founding, its function, and the ongoing legal battle that the company is facing. Snopes.com is crowdfunding to remain in operation […]

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