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Episodes

  • 9/22/14 Monday Full Show Podcast (Dr. Daniela, Skydiving Survival, When Spiders Attack!)

    Sep 23, 2014 | 108 min
    Patti opens the show discussing her “fun” experience riding the train to work. Later, Dr. Daniela joins us for a new segment as our Pretty Late Love Doctor! Finally, Patti finds out how producer Craig’s skydiving/burlesque/paintball brother’s bachelor party went and then discusses how spiders will probably kill him! All that and more on the Patti Vasquez podcast!
  • Dr. Daniela, Pretty Late’s Love Doctor!

    Sep 23, 2014 | 39 min
    Dr. Daniela is turning Monday’s into her regular night! She joins Patti to offer listeners relationship advice and discuss her new book, “A Crash Course In Love and Life: Daily Meditations for the 40 Days of Lent or Any Time of Year.”
  • 9/22/14 Full Show Podcast (Anupy Singla, Chicago’s LGBT Film Fest, Hate Words)

    Sep 22, 2014 | 124 min
    Patti Vasquez and the Pretty Late crew welcome Lincoln Park cook Anupy Singla and Reeling: The Chicago LGBT International Film Festival in-studio to talk Indian food, creating movies and why you should eliminate hate words from your vocabulary.
  • Reeling: The Chicago LGBT International Film Fest

    Sep 22, 2014 | 36 min
    Members of the 2014 Reeling Chicago LGBT International Film Festival visited the Pretty Late show to talk about the country’s second oldest LGBT film fest. The fest’s programming director Alexandra Ensign and two featured directors Josh Beck (Ever) and David Au (Eat with Me) talk about why films with LGBT themes should be more recognized in today’s cinema scene.
  • Anupy Singla & Indian as Apple Pie

    Sep 22, 2014 | 41 min
    Lincoln Park cook Anupy Singla joins Patti Vasquez in studio to talk about being a former business reporter and her new success in the cookbook writing world!  
  • 9/19/14 Full Show Podcast (Fleeting Suns, Dr. Kantha Shelke, Michelle L’amour Tap House Grill, Kevin Cleary)

    Sep 20, 2014 | 114 min
    Patti opens the show by explaining why today was so meaningful to her and of course, what went wrong! Later, Dr. Kantha Shelke joins Pretty Late to discuss a scary story involving everyday food and Michelle L’Amour talks about something much happier! The Fleeting Suns return as our Friday Night House Band! Then, Kevin Cleary and Patti have big news to share about a series they will be producing! Patti also chats with our new friends at the Tap House […]
  • 9/19/14 Full Show Podcast (Rick Perlstein, Paige Wiser, Davin Youngs, Dr. Charles, The Wine Guy)

    Sep 19, 2014 | 94 min
    Patti welcomes a packed house to Pretty late as she chats with author Rick Perlstein, vocal coach Davin Youngs, TV Critic Paige Wiser, and more! She also has a sidecar crash as two Pretty Late friends hang out! So much more only one click away, it’s the Pretty Late Full Show Podcast!
  • Rick Perlstein “The Invisible Bridge”

    Sep 19, 2014 | 21 min
    Patti and guest co-host Dr. Charles Turck chat with author Rick Perlstein about his latest book “The Invisible Bridge.”
  • 9-16-14 Full Show Podcast (State Senator Dan Kotowski, Prevent Child Abuse America, Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center)

    Sep 17, 2014 | 111 min
    Patti kicks off her Tuesday show in usual fashion with State Senator Dan Kotowski playing It Oughta Be A Law! Later, Patti discusses ways to prevent and help spot child abuse with an expert panel. Finally, Patti learns which Eddie Murphy movie the Pretty Late crew has missed out on! All that and more on the Pretty Late Full Show Podcast!
  • It Oughta Be A Law 9-17-14

    Sep 17, 2014 | 18 min
    Patti and State Senator Dan Kotowski once again take your law suggestions! Should campaign funds be taxable? Why don’t grocery stores have cart wipes? We’ll take it all!
  • Helping Prevent Child Abuse

    Sep 17, 2014 | 41 min
    Patti talks with Char Rivette the Executive Director of Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center and James M. Hmurovich, the President & CEO of Prevent Child Abuse America, about how to help identify children that need help and how get help if you have crossed a line.
  • 9/15/14 Full Show Podcast (Dr. Daneila, Skydive Midwest, Melissa Duprey)

    Sep 17, 2014 | 111 min
    Patti opens the show by discussing the Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson stories with Pretty Late favorite Dr. Daniela. Later, Patti checks in with the group of people about to throw her producer out of a plane! Finally, Melissa Duprey stops by for another Pretty Late chat! All that and more on the full show podcast!
  • Skydive Midwest’s Megan Malinowski

    Sep 17, 2014 | 12 min
    Patti talks with Megan Malinowski about when and why she will be throwing producer Craig out of an airplane!
  • Dr. Daniela on Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson

    Sep 17, 2014 | 39 min
    Dr. Daniela joins us to further explore the Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson stories and, how to help those in similar situations.
  • 9/14/14 Full Show Podcast (Dr. Charles Turck, Daphne Scott, Knife & Tine)

    Sep 16, 2014 | 119 min
    Patti Vasquez has got a full house with Dr. Charles Turck and leadership coach Daphne Scott riding Sunday Sidecar sipping on some sidecars from Knife and Tine‘ s Carissa Shaffer and bartender Nicole Allen! The gang talks unattractive names, how to deal with work place drama, and why you should NEVER mix alcohol with marijuana.
  • 9/12/14 Full Show Podcast (Actor Daniel Stern, Manhattan Creator Sam Shaw, The Little Family Band)

    Sep 14, 2014 | 128 min
    Patti kicks off the show by talking to Manhattan star Daniel Stern and then the show’s creator Sam Shaw. Later, Patti talks to the actor who most recently played Gomez Addams about his New Jersey awesomeness and more! Then, the Little Family Band shares their incredible sound as our Friday Night House Band! All that and more on the Pretty Late Full Show Podcast!
  • “The Morgan Freeman of Sitcoms”

    Sep 13, 2014 | 31 min
    Patti chats with actor Fred Stoller about his long career as a TV guest star. One of our listener’s texts in to let Fred know he is the “Morgan Freeman of Sitcoms!”
  • Manhattan Creator Sam Shaw

    Sep 13, 2014 | 10 min
    Patti continues her LA trip by catching up with Manhattan creator Sam Shaw!
  • Manhattan Star (and Amazing Sculptor) Daniel Stern

    Sep 13, 2014 | 14 min
    Actor Daniel Stern chats with Patti about his experience on the hit show Manhattan, his other famous roles, and the impressive sculptures he is turning out!
  • Full Show Podcast 9/11/14 (Fred Stoller, Dr. Jane Bissler, Ruth Glenn, The Riches)

    Sep 12, 2014 | 63 min
    Patti opens the show by discussing the Ray Rice story with NCADV director Ruth Glenn. Later, Dr. Jane Bissler joins Patti to suggest ways to explain tragedy to your children. Then, actor Fred Stoller hangs out in the Showcase Studio West and The Riches share their vast knowledge of the business world of entertainment. All that and more on the Pretty Late Full Show podcast!
  • Helping children understand tragedy

    Sep 12, 2014 | 9 min
    Patti talks to author and clinical psychologist Dr. Jane Bissler about her children’s book “Hoover and Honeybunch: Find Comfort in a Sometimes Scary World.”
  • Ruth Glenn, National Coalition Against Domestic Abuse

    Sep 12, 2014 | 9 min
    Patti talks about the Ray Rice story and how to help a victim of domestic abuse with NCADA’s Ruth Glenn.
  • 9-10-14 Full Show Podcast (Laura Roppe, Dan Fienberg, Mark Carman)

    Sep 11, 2014 | 102 min
    Patti is still hanging out in LA so, of course, Laura Roppe joins her in studio! Later, Dan Fienberg (on loan from the Nick D Show) previews the Fall TV Lineup. Then, Patti once gains plays sports catch up with Mark Carman. All that and more on the Pretty Late Podcast!
  • 9-9-14 Full Show Podcast (State Senator Dan Kotowski, Ray Long, Patrick Keane)

    Sep 11, 2014 | 109 min
    Patti kicks off the show talking about how she almost didn’t make it for the show! Later, State Senator Dan Kotowski does his usual Tuesday chat. Then, comedian Patrick Keane hangs out in studio. All that and more on the Pretty Late Full Show Podcast!
  • 9-8-14 Full Show Podcast (Dr. Dan French, Nina Burleigh)

    Sep 9, 2014 | 106 min
    Patti kicks off the show discussing superheros of course! Later, comedian Dr. Dan French joins in the fun discussing diet and Clark Kent’s easy life. Then, Nina Burleigh continues her conversation about the scary “rape culture” at colleges from Friday …
  • Author Dilshad Dayani on Finding Personal Fulfillment

    Sep 8, 2014 | 33 min
    Dilshad Dayani, author of best-seller Confrontation 9 and founder of the World Women Global Council talks with Patti Vasquez about taking on the challenges of work, family, and purpose. …
  • 9-5-14 Full Show Podcast (Steve Dale, Dr. Natalie Marks, The Wine Guy, Nina Burliegh)

    Sep 8, 2014 | 120 min
    Patti kicks off the Friday show by talking to “noted” Pet Expert Steve Dale and Pretty Late friend/the best Vet in the country, Dr. Natalie Marks! Later, The Wine guy shares some amazing food and beverages with us once again. …
  • 9-4-14 Full Show Podcast (Steve Boisse, Melissa Duprey, Gorilla Tango Theater)

    Sep 8, 2014 | 114 min
    First, Patti talks to Steve Boisse, the Executive Director of PACT, about a tragic story and his connection to the family. Later, Patti talks to fellow comedian Melissa Duprey about the impact Joan Rivers had on their profession. Finally, three …
  • 9-3-14 Full Show Podcast (Peter Van Buren, Max and Benny’s, Playing Catch with Carm)

    Sep 8, 2014 | 68 min
    Patti starts off the show with Peter Van Buren as they discuss the minimum wage and more. Later, Jon Soble of Max and Benny’s stops by with some great food! Then, Patti once again “plays sports catch up with Carm,” …
  • 9-2-14 Full Show Podcast (State Senator Dan Kotowski, Major Ed Pulido and Tilted Kilt Pres Ron Lynch, Heather )

    Sep 4, 2014 | 124 min
    Patti kicks off her Tuesday show by chatting with Major Ed Pulido and Tilted Kilt President Ron Lynch about their upcoming event, ultra successful fund raiser, and Ron’s experience as an “Undercover Boss!” Later, State Senator Dan Kotowski once again …
  • 9-1-14 Full Show Podcast (Dr. Robert Murphy, Allison Clayton, Will Durst)

    Sep 4, 2014 | 123 min
    Patti starts the show by welcoming back Dr. Robert Murphy to discuss vaccinations and Ebola among other things! Later, Comedian Ali Clayton joins us to discuss her work with special needs family and her stand up shows! Then, Will Durst …
  • 9-1-14 Full Show Podcast (Labor Day History, Co-Ed Pole Dancing, CFD Fundraiser)

    Sep 3, 2014 | 132 min
    Patti Vasquez has a packed Sunday show with some Labor Day history from UIC professor Leon Fink, pole dance talk with instructor Italia Cordaro, delicious food from Joseph Giannini, hilarious impressions from Meg Grunewald, and a good for the soul …
  • Comedian Meg Grunewald

    Sep 2, 2014 | 14 min
    Chicago comedian Meg Grunewald joins Patti Vasqeuz in studio to talk about her character talents on her Vine account and her adventures in the city’s comedy scene.   …
  • Chicago’s Pole Dancing Scene

    Sep 1, 2014 | 49 min
    Italia Cordaro joins Patti Vasquez in-studio to talk about the opening of her co-ed studio – Chicago Academy of Pole and Dance and the uprising of the pole dancing scene in Chicago.     …
  • Labor Day History w/ Prof. Fink

    Sep 1, 2014 | 25 min
    UIC distinguished history professor Leon Fink joins Patti Vasquez to discuss the movement behind Labor Day, the labor movement of today, and how Chicago’s labor force has been influential on history.   …
  • 8-29-14 Full Show Podcast (Jon Lowenstein, Tess Considine, The Wine Guy)

    Aug 30, 2014 | 118 min
    Patti kicks off the show by discussing award winning documentary film maker Jon Lowenstein’s career experiences. Then, Pretty Late favorite Tess Considine makes her “House Band Friday” debut and kills it! Later, Joe Giannini talks about opening yet another restaurant …
  • Documentary Film Maker Jon Lowenstein

    Aug 30, 2014 | 31 min
    He has shot films all over the world and captured some truly rough living situations. Patti finds out more about his unique experiences and award winning movies. …
  • 8-28-14 Full Show Podcast (Violence in Chicago, Dr. Charles)

    Aug 30, 2014 | 106 min
    Patti opens the show with a discussion on violence in the city. We welcome an expert panel including Che Rhymefest Smith, Michael Klonsky, Mike Taylor, and Mammoth. Then, Dr. Charles rides sidecar for the show as we discuss bad medicine …
  • “There are two Chicagos”

    Aug 29, 2014 | 51 min
    Patti welcomes an expert panel to discuss violence in Chicago and the differences between our “two” cities. The panel includes Che Rhymefest Smith, Michael Klonsky, Mike Taylor, and Mammoth.   …
  • 8-27-14 Full Show Podcast (Dr. Daniela, Piece Pizza, The Irish Band Takeover, Playing Catch with Carm)

    Aug 28, 2014 | 109 min
    First, Patti talks to Dr. Daniela about several recent news stories including a new disturbing nail polish. Later, The Irish bands take over the studio as both Cold Comfort and The Hot Sprockets perform live in studio. Finally, we close …
  • 8-26-14 Full Show Podcast (Chicago Market Co-op, State Senator Dan Kotowski, Daphne Scott)

    Aug 28, 2014 | 117 min
    First, Patti plays never have I ever with the Pretty Late crew to find out more about Beyonce Foxx. After, Patti learns more about the Chicago Market Co-op. Then, State Senator Dan Kotowski joins us again for It Oughta Be …
  • 8-25-14 Full Show Podcast (Understanding the ISIS Threat, Dominizuelan’s Wendy Mateo, Ray Long)

    Aug 28, 2014 | 19 min
    Patti discusses the threat of ISIS with Professor Thomas Mockaiti. Later, Patti catches up with one half of the improv group Dominizuelan as Wendy Mateo joins her in studio. Then, Tribune reporter Ray Long joins us to discuss a surprising …
  • 8-24-14 Full Show Podcast (John Teti, Chicago Fringe Fest, Homeless, End of True Blood))

    Aug 25, 2014 | 119 min
    Patti Vasquez welcomes back the A.V. Club’s John Teti into the studio talking Chicago’s Wizard World Comic Con and Project Runway. Then, the Chicago Fringe Festival perform in-studio for the crew! And to end the show, Patti talks youth and …
  • The 2014 Chicago Fringe Festival

    Aug 25, 2014 | 42 min
    Members of Agency Theatre Collective stop by in-studio to perform for Patti Vasquez and their appearance at the 2014 Chicago Fringe Festival that’s happening from August 28 through September 7th at Jefferson Park.     …
  • 8-22-14 Full Show Podcast (Tom Skilling, The Bishop’s Daredevil Stunt Club, The Wine Guy, Dr. Robert Murphy)

    Aug 25, 2014 | 113 min
    Patti kicks off her Friday show learning more about the recent flooding with Tom Skilling. Then, Dr. Robert Murphy helps teach us more about the current Ebola risks both here and around the world. Later, The Bishop’s Daredevil Stunt Club …
  • 8-21-14 Full Show Podcast (James Vickery and Cristin McAlister, Cicchetti’s Mike Sheerin)

    Aug 22, 2014 | 96 min
    First, Patti kicks off the show by finding out why it is a good thing the Cubs ended on time (sort of) and the late night staff didn’t end up playing Monopoly (Hint: some Pretty Laters cheat!) Then, James and …
  • 8-20-14 Full Show Podcast (Kelsie Huff, Queerpocalypse, Playing Catch with Carm)

    Aug 21, 2014 | 114 min
    Patti opens the show with the very funny Kelsie Huff riding sidecar! Then, the gals from Queerpocalypse stop by to detail their upcoming event. Later, Mark Carman does his usual Wednesday thing with Pretty Late. All that and more on …
  • 8-19-14 Full Show Podcast (Tom Negovan, Dan Kotowski, Rodney Lee Conover)

    Aug 20, 2014 | 147 min
    First, Patti kicks off this special extended show unsure when the Cubs will return from rain delay (P.S. they never do!) Then, WGN TV’s Tom Negovan provides a live report from Ferguson MO. Later, State Senator Dan Kotowski gets to …
  • It Oughta Be A Law with State Senator Dan Kotowski 8-19-14

    Aug 20, 2014 | 25 min
    Patti and Dan do their usual Oughta Be A Law thing during Cubs rain delay. Pete McMurray’s regular listeners seem to think we are playing a different game?   …
  • Tom Negovan Reports Live From Ferguson

    Aug 20, 2014 | 16 min
    Patti learns more about the current situation in Ferguson from WGN TV’s Tom Negovan. …
  • 8-18-14 Full Show Podcast (Nate Weatherup, Dr. Darnell Hunt, Dr. Anthony Fargo)

    Aug 19, 2014 | 28 min
    First, Patti kicks off the show by welcoming Nate Weatherup to her Pretty Late sidecar! Then, we discuss the impact of media coverage on the Ferguson situation with IU Professor Anthony Fargo. Later, Dr. Darnell Hunt provides in depth analysis …
  • What Is At Stake In Ferguson?

    Aug 19, 2014 | 39 min
    Patti talks to Dr. Darnell Hunt, from UCLA, about the situation in Ferguson and how race relations in the US can develop further.   …
  • 8-15-14 Full Show Podcast (Dr. Natalie Marks, Wine Guy Joseph Giannini, Natalie Gaza, Brad Tassell)

    Aug 16, 2014 | 127 min
    Patti kicks off the show an hour early due to a early Cubs game! She chats with one of America’s favorite veterinarians, Dr. Natalie Marks! Then, the Wine Guy stops by for his weekly visit. Later, Natalie Gaza performs live …
  • Jobe Cerny, The Pillsbury Doughboy!

    Aug 16, 2014 | 11 min
    Patti chats with the Pillsbury Doughboy himself, Jobe Cerny, about his new book and where you can meet him!   …
  • 8-14-14 Full Show Podcast (Elliott Serrano, Dr. Daniela, Jobe Cerny)

    Aug 16, 2014 | 113 min
    First, Patti learns about “Back Pack Health” with an expert from Athletico. Then, Jobe Cerny joins us to discuss his impression voice over and acting career! Later, Elliott Serrano stops by to discuss the situation in Ferguson MO. Finally, Dr. …
  • 8-13-14 Full Show Podcast (Will Durst, Mark Carman)

    Aug 14, 2014 | 117 min
    Patti learns how the Pretty Late crew deals with road rage. Then, comedian Will Durst joins the show to share a story about following Robin Williams. Later, Patti once again plays sports catch up with Mark Carman. All that and …
  • 8-12-14 Full Show Podcast (It Oughta Be A Law, Michael Palascak)

    Aug 14, 2014 | 121 min
    Patti kicks off the show with Pretty Late pal Michael Palascak! Then, State Senator Dan Kotowski takes your suggestions for the next great IL law! Later, Patti learns about the connection between depression and stand up comedy. All that and …
  • 8-11-14 Full Show Podcast (Jimmy Schubert, Pete Lee)

    Aug 14, 2014 | 123 min
    Patti welcomes a couple colleagues to the show to talk about the shocking news regarding a stand up icon. Later, Patti figures out how to get the perfect night sleep.   …
  • Remembering One of the Greats

    Aug 12, 2014 | 41 min
    Patti invites comedians Jimmy Schubert and Pete Lee on to discuss the shocking news about Robin Williams and the challenges that can come with being a performer.   …
  • 8-10-14 Full Show Podcast (Knife and Tine, LEGOS, and Gyno Visits)

    Aug 11, 2014 | 135 min
    Patti Vasquez, Sunday night producer Caitlin Fry, and traffic teller extraordinaire Esmeralda Leon welcome the masterminds behind Lincoln Park’s DELICIOUS new restaurant Knife and Tine in studio to chow down some Moo Burger and Atlas Brewing Company beer as they …
  • Knife and Tine’s Moo Burger

    Aug 11, 2014 | 47 min
    The masterminds behind delicious and brand new Lincoln Park based restaurant Knife and Tine join Pretty Late for a mouth-watering meal of Moo Burgers and beer from Atlas Brewing Company.   …
  • 8-8-14 Full Show Podcast (TrekDesk, Utter Nonsense, Trending Rex)

    Aug 10, 2014 | 124 min
    First, Patti opens the show by learning more about the TrekDesk and later, a card game called Utter Nonsense. Then, the Wine Fairy stops by to talk about his new restaurant. Finally, Trending Rex performs throughout the evening as our …
  • 8-7-14 Full Show Podcast (Nikki Glaser, It Oughta Be A Law)

    Aug 10, 2014 | 121 min
    First, Patti hangs out with State Senator Dan Kotowski on a new night! Later, comedian Nikki Glaser stops by just after her show at Zanies!   …
  • 8-6-14 Full Show Podcast (Peter Van Buren, The Shed, Mark Carman)

    Aug 10, 2014 | 122 min
    Patti kicks off the show with some hometown pride! Then, Patti learns about the new Unit 14 Theatre Company. Later, Peter Van Buren joins the show to discuss a minimum wage increase! All this and more, the full show Pretty …
  • 8-5-14 Full Show Podcast (Dr. Daniela, Meribeth Cassidy)

    Aug 6, 2014 | 64 min
    Patti kicks off the show with a long segment about…no wait, another extra inning Cubs game means we start VERY late! After, Patti catches up on commercials, she chats with Meribeth Cassidy about her upcoming event with Step Forward Therapy. …
  • Dr. Daniela discusses Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç

    Aug 6, 2014 | 21 min
    Dr. Daniela is back to discuss what Bülent Arınç thinks about women laughing in public. Comedian Patti Vasquez has some thoughts too! …
  • 8-4-14 Full Show Podcast (Dr. Charles Turck, Mike Klonsky)

    Aug 6, 2014 | 102 min
    First, Dr. Charles Turck rides shotgun with Patti as they discuss Chicago Politics and Pot Lube (no typos!) Then, Mike Klonsky joins the show to discuss our educational system and more! Later, we learn even more about Dr. Charles, including …
  • 8-3-14 Full Show Podcast (John Teti, Paden Guido)

    Aug 6, 2014 | 121 min
    First, Patti kicks off the show with Pretty Late favorite, and A.V. Club senior editor, John Teti! Then, Paden Guido joins us fresh from her performance at Lollapalooza! Later, the Pretty Late crew figures out if “Blue” is a flavor!…
  • Lollapalooza Performer and School of Rock All-Star Paden Guido!

    Aug 4, 2014 | 12 min
    Paden Guido joins Patti after performing at Lollapalooza this weekend! Find out what it’s like the perform at the famous festival and more!   …
  • 8-1-14 Full Show (Lolla Stranglers, Jelly Fish Sting Remedy!)

    Aug 4, 2014 | 45 min
    Patti follows a late Cubs game with a wealth of knowledge! Find out about all the Lollapalooza Stranglers, How to cure a Jelly Fish sting, and why Patti decided to start throwing things at producer Craig! All this and more …
  • 7-31-14 Full Show (Elliott Serrano, Spiked Punch, James Krumrey)

    Aug 4, 2014 | 111 min
    Patti kicks off her Thursday show with the King of Chicago nerds Elliott Serrano and his review of Guardians of the Galaxy! Then, Spiked Punch actors Erik Niewiarowski and Jamie Campbell share some funny! Later, James Krumrey gets his shot …
  • Chicago’s King of the Geek’s Elliott Serrano reviews GotG!

    Aug 4, 2014 | 17 min
    Elliott Serrano joins Patti in studio to review Guardians of the Galaxy and much more! …
  • Playing Catch with Carm 7-30-14

    Aug 4, 2014 | 12 min
    Patti is once again joined by “the” Mark Carman to discuss Stephen A Smith and other recent stories in the world of sports!   …
  • James Vickery and Cristin Mcalister explain Airbnb.

    Aug 4, 2014 | 21 min
    Patti learns more about Airbnb from Pretty Late favorites, James and Cristin!   …
  • 7-30-14 Full Show (Michael Palascak/James and Cristin/The Carm)

    Aug 4, 2014 | 118 min
    First, Patti opens the show with guest co-host Michael Palascak! Then, Cristin Mcalister and James Vickery swing by to discuss Airbnb (among other things!) Later, Mark Carman joins Patti for his weekly “playing catch” segment covering sports news stories! All …
  • 7-29-14 Full Show Podcast (A WGN Record for Shortest Show Ever!)

    Jul 30, 2014 | 7 min
    Patti Vasquez sets a WGN Radio record by having the shortest show ever!! Oh, those silly 16 inning Cubs games!!   …
  • The Dangers of Childhood Reality TV Stardom!

    Jul 29, 2014 | 15 min
    Barbara Nietlich joins Patti to discuss the developmental dangers for children that star in reality TV shows. Is it worth the risk? …
  • 7-28-14 Full Show Podcast (Sydney Adeniyi, Reality TV Risks)

    Jul 29, 2014 | 116 min
    First, Sydney Adeniyi joins Patti to discuss a unique show she performed in early in the evening. Then, Patti learns to risks to child reality TV stardom from Barbara Neitlich. Also, Patti talks about the differences between men and women …
  • 7-27-14 Sunday Full Show Podcast (Laura Caldwell, Kathy Owen)

    Jul 29, 2014 | 127 min
    First, Patti kicks off the show with the surprisingly good rapper, Laura Caldwell. Ok, she is an author too! Later, Kathy Owen shares her inspirational story of survival in a fight against breast cancer. Finally, Patti closes the show with …
  • Kathy Owen, Our Hero!

    Jul 29, 2014 | 46 min
    Kathy Owen and Rhianna Cheek join Patti in studio to share Kathy’s powerful story of survival! …
  • Laura Caldwell Loves Dogs!

    Jul 29, 2014 | 31 min
    Patti is joined in studio by pet lover, Laura Caldwell. They discuss her new book, “The Dog Park,” and her powerful love of pets! …
  • 7-25-14 Full Show Podcast (John Teti, Gold Harvest)

    Jul 29, 2014 | 104 min
    First, John Teti hangs out in studio for his usual Friday visit. Later, Gold Harvest shares their original style of music as our guest house band! All this and more, it’s the Pretty Late full show podcast!   …
  • Full Show Podcast 7-24-14 (Pete Lee, Dr. Michael Klonsky)

    Jul 25, 2014 | 108 min
    Pete Lee rides shotgun with Patti for the whole show! Find out about how he fell in love, what makes him cry, and why he is impressed with Patti! Later, Patti discusses potential education funding changes with Dr. Michael Klonsky! …
  • 7-23-14 Full Show Podcast (Jeff Fest, Red Light Cameras, Mark Carman)

    Jul 25, 2014 | 114 min
    Patti talks to a few guests from Jeff Fest going on this weekend. Then, Patti gets more details on the strange Red Light Camera issues being reported recently. Later, Mark Carman plays catch again with Patti! All this and more …
  • 7-22-14 Full Show Podcast (Stand Up/Aimee Cohen/State Senator Dan Kotowski)

    Jul 23, 2014 | 116 min
    Patti does her usual Tuesday thing with another It Oughta Be a Law segment. Later, she chats with Aimee Cohen about her new book “Woman Up!” Patti also learns about a way from women to hit a public restroom like …
  • Aimee Cohen/Woman Up!

    Jul 23, 2014 | 19 min
    Author Aimee Cohen joins Patti in studio to talk about her brand spanking new book “Woman Up! Overcoming the 7 Deadly Sins that Sabotage Your Success.”   …
  • It Oughta Be A Law 7-22-14

    Jul 23, 2014 | 18 min
    State Senator Dan Kotowski joins Patti for another edition of It Oughta Be A Law!! …
  • 7-21-14 Full Show Podcast (Dr. Daniela and the Spreadsheet Husband/LA Times reporter Christine Mai-Duc/Justin Sedor

    Jul 23, 2014 | 115 min
    Patti chats with Dr. Daniela about the spreadsheet husband, discusses the latest news regarding Malaysia Flight 17 with Christine Mai-Duc, discovers the “workout hack” of breast milk with Justin Sedor….and so much more! The Pretty Late Full Show Podcast is …
  • Latest Workout Hack = Breast Milk?

    Jul 23, 2014 | 14 min
    Justin Sedor tried a unique workout “hack!” His review of trying Breast Milk might just surprise you!! …
  • Update on Malaysia Flight 17/LA Times reporter Christine Mai-Duc

    Jul 23, 2014 | 12 min
    LA Times reporter Christine Mai-Duc gives Patti the latest on Malaysia Flight 17. …
  • Dr. Daniela’s take on the “Spreadsheet Husband”

    Jul 23, 2014 | 19 min
    Patti found a story about a husband who sent his wife a spread sheet cataloging the times she said no to getting busy. Pretty Late favorite Dr. Daniela weighs in! …
  • 7-18-14 Full Show Podcast (Nate Weatherup & Paul deRevere)

    Jul 21, 2014 | 127 min
    Patti invites comedian buddy, Nate Weatherup, to the studio to hang out all night as they talk about everything from camp songs to spiders and freelance writer, Paul deRevere comes on in to give us a rundown of the happenings …
  • Paul deRevere – 7-21-2014

    Jul 21, 2014 | 17 min
    Paul deRever, a Freelance writer for Rolling Stone, Fusion, and Radio.com joined us in studio to discuss 2014′s Pitchfork Music Festival.     …
  • 7-18-14 Full Show Podcast (Fleeting Suns/IO West’s Paul Vaillancourt/7 Deadly Mag’s Charisma Madarang/Dr. Ivy Margulies)

    Jul 19, 2014 | 70 min
    Patti kicks off her last show from LA with a Friday house band! Yup! We have a house band here in Chicago and Patti out in LA, no biggie bro! Well, if producer Craig had remembered the Cubs game!! Oh …
  • 7-17-14 Full Show Podcast (Slasher Film Chat/Patrick Keane/Scott Markus)

    Jul 19, 2014 | 114 min
    Patti chats with Debra and Adam about their successful horror film careers! Then, Patrick Keane swings by her LA studio to bring some funny. Finally, Scott Markus takes on the doubters (my producer included) as he discusses his ghost tours …
  • Debra Sullivan/Adam Marcus

    Jul 19, 2014 | 50 min
    Patti talks to Debra Sullivan and Adam Marcus about their incredibly successful “Slasher Flick” careers! Patti also discusses her experiences pitching ideas in LA and what Debra and Adam have learned through the years!   …
  • 7-16-14 Full Show Podcast (7 Deadly Magazine, Jimmy Shubert)

    Jul 17, 2014 | 104 min
    Patti chats with Courtney Hamilton from 7 Deadly Magazine, discovers Jill Urchak’s ability to analyze dreams, finds out how producer Craig is spending his time while his wife is on vacation, and closes the show with Pretty Late favorite Jimmy …
  • Full Show Podcast 7-15-14 (Star Trek’s Chekov, Dr. Daniela)

    Jul 17, 2014 | 113 min
    Patti is still in LA but the type of workaholic that doesn’t take time off! She opens her show by checking in with the Pretty Late crew. Then, she interview’s Star Trek’s original Chekov, Walter Koenig. Later, Dr. Daniela joins …
  • Dr. Daniela Schreier, The Dangers of Our Sex Culture

    Jul 16, 2014 | 21 min
    Dr. Daniela joins Patti to discuss the need to communicate with our children and, help them understand the risks in our overly sexual culture. …
  • Walter Koenig, Mark Cushman “These Are The Voyages”

    Jul 16, 2014 | 40 min
    Star Trek star Walter Koenig and writer Mark Cushman join Patti to talk about, the iconic show and the new book, “These Are The Voyages!”   …
  • 7-13-14 Sunday Night Full Show Podcast

    Jul 15, 2014 | 118 min
    Patti gets one last World Cup breakdown from Brian Tunney, discusses the Taste of Chicago punks that canceled when it barely rained, and tries to understand why some people are worrying about their thigh gap…that’s just crazy!   …
  • Thigh Gap = Crazy!

    Jul 15, 2014 | 27 min
    Patti discusses a recent article talking about a 54-year-old man that just isn’t interested in women his age. This turns into a discussion about female body image and the terrible goal to get a “thigh gap!”   …
  • Vito and Nick’s Owner Rose George

    Jul 15, 2014 | 11 min
    Rose provided the food for our Friday Night show. We find out more about the great south side pizza place, Vito and Nick’s, and all the cool places you could have seen them recently!   …
  • Patti’s Theme Song Contest: The Ska-Lers Submission

    Jul 15, 2014 | 1 min
    Patti’s first theme song submission comes from one of our favorite bands, the Ska-Lers!   …
  • 7-11-14 Full Show (Kelsie Huff, Vito and Nick’s, Ska-Lers)

    Jul 15, 2014 | 114 min
    Patti’s new Friday night show tradition kicks off with our first House Band the Ska-Lers! Kelsie Huff rides shot gun throughout the night and the sweetest restaurant owner in the city, Rose, from Vito and Nick’s provides the food! Don’t …
  • Pretty Late from L.A.! Full Show 7-14-14

    Jul 15, 2014 | 114 min
    Patti Vasquez broadcasts live from L.A. and talks body image, the emotional stress of using social media websites, how to teach kids to develop their emotional and social skills, and how to make it and not break it in …
  • Teaching 4-Year-Olds To Feel Better

    Jul 15, 2014 | 18 min
    Patti Vasquez dissects a new study that gives parents and caregivers some ideas of how to help their preschoolers develop their emotions in a way that doesn’t include violence, with holding their feeling, or being passive aggressive.     …
  • 7-10-14 Full Show Podcast (TV Talk with Dan Fienberg, The Blackout Diaries)

    Jul 14, 2014 | 111 min
    Patti kicks off the show by playing catch with Mark Carmen. Then, she talks TV with Hitfix.com’s Dan Fienberg. Later, she talks about “The Blackout Diaries” with Mick Betancourt and Sean Flannery! All this and more in the …
  • It’s A Fred Off!

    Jul 14, 2014 | 6 min
    Patti is amazed when Ted Novak and guest co-pilot Dr. Charles take on Grease Fred Off style!!       …
  • Full Show 7-9-14 (Live Band Karaoke, Knife and Tine)

    Jul 14, 2014 | 99 min
    Patti Vasquez pulls off a WGN radio first with a Live Band Karaoke show (not bad considering we just celebrated 90 years!) Patti also chats with a the owners of Knife and Tine and is captivated by a “Fred Off!” …
  • 7-8-14 Full Show Podcast

    Jul 11, 2014 | 127 min
    Patti finds out about an upcoming Hot Dog Cookoff, has an Irish tenor in studio to preview Irish Fest, laughs out loud with Vince Maranto, and so much more! Check out our full show podcast below.   …
  • 7-8-14 Gapers Block Hot Dog Cookoff

    Jul 11, 2014 | 20 min
    Gus from Wiener and Still Champion stops by with some friends, to talk about the upcoming Gapers Block Hot Dog Cookoff!   …
  • 7-8-14 Irish Fest

    Jul 11, 2014 | 19 min
    Patti chats with a few guests from the Irish Heritage Center about their upcoming Irish Fest!   …
  • 7-8-14 It Oughta Be A Law (State Senator Dan Kotowski)

    Jul 11, 2014 | 41 min
    Patti takes your law suggestions once again. P.S. the best laws don’t have to come from our callers though, we can just add an addendum or something and then….ok, I don’t know what happened here!       …
  • 7-7-14 Full Show Podcast

    Jul 9, 2014 | 116 min
    Patti is joined in studio by “Cards Against Humanity” creator Max Temkin, learns more about an interesting new app from Gregg Murset, celebrates National Chocolate Day, finds out what chores the Pretty Late staff had to do as kids, and …
  • Gregg Murset; Creator of the My Job Chart

    Jul 9, 2014 | 17 min
    Patti welcomes Gregg Murset to the show as they discuss his interesting new smartphone app, My Job Chart!   …
  • Cards Against Humanity Co-Creator Max Temkin

    Jul 9, 2014 | 41 min
    Patti chats with Max Temkin, a prolific Kickstarter user and co-creator of the game “Cards Against Humanity!”   …
  • 7-6-14 Full Show Podcast (Pretty Late Sunday Edition w/Guest Co-Host John Teti)

    Jul 8, 2014 | 120 min
    Patti welcomes the A.V. Club’s John Teti, as guest co-host for the evening. Patti and John discuss violence in video games, what it’s like to drive in Chicago on July 4th, the words men know that women don’t (also vice …
  • 7-4-14 Full Show Podcast (Bitter Jester Battle of the Bands, Melissa Duprey)

    Jul 8, 2014 | 123 min
    Happy 4th of July! Patti closes out her Bitter Jester Battle of the Bands coverage with a live-ish broadcast from the finals! Patti also chats with Nick DeGrazia about his how it all came together. Last but not least, Melissa …
  • Patti Vasquez Full Show 7-3-14

    Jul 4, 2014 | 120 min
    GQ has added Chicago to their list of the best beaches in America. Patti Vasquez talked to Sam Rams from Frost Gelato, one of the sponsors of the Bitter Jester Battle of the Bands and also Pete Norris from Quartino’s. …