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Episodes

  • 10/23/14 Full Show Podcast (Melissa Duprey, Steve Boisse from PACT, Two Italians Deli & Pizzeria, Adam Selzer)

    Oct 24, 2014 | 107 min
    It’s another full Pretty late show featuring: comedian Melissa Duprey, executive director of PACT Steve Boisse, owner of Two Italians Deli & Pizzeria Joseph Giannini, and ghost hunter extraordinaire Adam Selzer! All that and more on the Pretty Late full show podcast!! Psst! Say hi to us on Facebook!
  • 10/22/14 Full Show Podcast (Elliott Serrano, The Frock Shop, Night Game Takeover, Brian Hicks)

    Oct 23, 2014 | 105 min
    Patti kicks off the show with Redeye’s Geek To Me writer, Elliott Serrano! Then, Jennifer Burell joins the show to talk about, the Frock Shop, her great dress rental store! Later, the entire crew from 87.7’s The Night Game overtakes our showcase studio! Finally, comedian Brian Hicks shares details for his upcoming charity event! All that and more on the Pretty Late Full Show Podcast! Psst! Say hi to us on Facebook!
  • Hey John, Meet Dan!

    Oct 22, 2014 | 20 min
    Pretty Late favorites John Teti and State Senator Dan Kotowski have a radio “meet cute” and don’t care who knows it! Well, at least Patti thinks they did! Psst! Say hi to us on Facebook!
  • 10/21/14 Full Show Podcast (John Teti, State Senator Dan Kotowski, Howells and Hood)

    Oct 22, 2014 | 106 min
    Patti kicks of the show with Pretty Late favorite and AV Club Senior Editor John Teti! Then, Teti meets Senator Kotwoski, as two Pretty Late regulars meet for the first time. Later, John Howell, from Howells and Hood, stops by to find a new favorite drink for Patti. Finally, Patti learns more about producer Craig’s love of Taylor Swift. All that and more on the Pretty Late Full Show Podcast! Psst! Say hi to us on Facebook!
  • Ask Dr. D 10/20/14

    Oct 21, 2014 | 31 min
    Patti and Dr. Daniela Schreier take calls and texts for their weekly segment, Ask Dr. D! Psst! Say hi to us on Facebook!
  • 10/20/14 Full Show Podcast (Ask Dr. D, Ali Clayton, Over By Dare)

    Oct 21, 2014 | 104 min
    Patti kicks off the show excited about our new segment, Over By Dare. Well, we were excited until James Vickery calls in sick at the last minute! Later, Dr. D answers your questions during her Monday visit. Then, comedian Ali Clayton discusses her upcoming one woman show and her closeness to the charity involved. All that and more on the Pretty Late Full Show Podcast! Psst! Say hi to us on Facebook!
  • 10/19/14 Full Show Podcast (Cupcakes for Courage, Early Voting, On Drugs w/ Dr. Turck, Niki Fritz on Laughing at Sexual Harassment)

    Oct 20, 2014 | 124 min
    The Pretty Late crew has a pretty packed Sunday show with Cupcakes for Courage stopping by to give the team a much needed sugar boost, Professor Robin Kar talks about the importance of having early voting, reading prescription labels with Dr. Charles Turck, and Niki Fritz describes why women laugh when they’re sexually assaulted.  
  • Early Voting w/ Professor Robin Kar

    Oct 20, 2014 | 37 min
    University of Illinois law professor Robin Kar joins Patti Vasquez to talk early voting in Illinois and how the practice is becoming more difficult to understand or take advantage of, across the nation, and why it matters.
  • 10/17/14 Full Show Podcast (Philly’s Best, Heidi Van Lier, Tess Considine)

    Oct 18, 2014 | 112 min
    Patti kicks off the show with a visit from Philly’s Best! Later, Heidi Van Lier joins in on the fun and shares stories about her legendary father. Finally, Pretty Late favorite Tess Considine once again rocks the studio as our Friday night house band! All that and more on the Pretty Late full show podcast! Psst! Say hi to us on Facebook!
  • 10/16/14 Full Show Podcast (Paige Wiser, Great Movie Twists, We Charge Genocide)

    Oct 17, 2014 | 109 min
    Patti opens the show in usual Thursday fashion, talking about her beloved TV with fellow television lover Paige Wiser. Later, Patti discusses some of the best movie twists of all time. Finally, Patti discusses the stance held by a new grassroots group, We Charge Genocide. All that and more on the Pretty Late Full Show Podcast! Psst! Say hi to us on Facebook!
  • 10/15/14 Full Show Podcast (Insomnia Cookies, Mike Klonsky, Playing Catch with Carm)

    Oct 16, 2014 | 104 min
    Patti opens the show with a cookie delivery from Insomnia Cookies Director of Operations William Lorca. Then, Mike Klonsky joins her in studio to breakdown the Chicago mayoral election. Finally, she once again plays sports catch up with Mark Carman! All that and more on the Pretty Late Full Show Podcast! Psst! Say hi to us on Facebook!
  • Sports Catch Up With Mark Carman

    Oct 16, 2014 | 12 min
    As she does every Wednesday night, Patti plays sports news catch up with Mark Carman!
  • Patti + Cookies = Happiness

    Oct 16, 2014 | 11 min
    Director of Operations, William Lorca joins us from Insomnia Cookies to make Patti happy and share some of his fall specials!
  • 10/14/14 Full Show Podcast (State Senator Dan Kotowski, Jordan Bernfield, Dr. Barbara Neitlich)

    Oct 15, 2014 | 106 min
    Patti opens the show by getting a Blackhawks preview from our very own Jordan Bernfield. Then, State Senator Dan Kotowski once again takes your law suggestions. Later, Dr. Barbara Neitlich discusses the impact childhood fame can have on Hollywood actors and actresses. All that and more on the Pretty Late Full Show Podcast!
  • It Oughta Be A Law 10/14/14

    Oct 15, 2014 | 20 min
    State Senator Dan Kotowski is back for another “It Oughta Be A Law!” Now, with a brand spanking new intro!
  • A Pretty Late Blackhawks Preview from Jordan Bernfield

    Oct 15, 2014 | 11 min
    Patti gets a Blackhawks preview from Jordan Bernfield before tomorrow night’s game!
  • 10/13/14 Full Show Podcast (Ask Dr. D, New Mommy Jill, Paying By The Laugh?)

    Oct 14, 2014 | 109 min
    Patti kicks off her Monday night the usual way, with Dr. Daniela answering relationship questions! Later, we hear from the very missed Jill Urchak! Finally, Patti finds out about a comedy club in Spain that only charges customers for the jokes they laugh at! All that and more on the Pretty Late full show podcast!
  • 10/12/14 Full Show Podcast (Pranzi’s, Dr. Charles Turck, John Teti, & Rick Pearlstein)

    Oct 13, 2014 | 119 min
    The Sunday night Pretty Late crew have a full house with Dr. Charles Turck, The AV Club’s John Teti and author Rick Pearlstein in studio, munching on some delicious Pranzi’s food & talking current events, health news, and poop transplants?  
  • 10/10/14 Full Show Podcast (Knife and Tine, Red Light Camera Drama, Chicago Clarinet Ensemble)

    Oct 11, 2014 | 110 min
    Patti kicks off the show by discussing the latest red light ticket issues with a Nick D Show regular and driving violation genius, The Parking Ticket Geek. Later, Carissa Shaffer and bartender Nicole Allen join us from Knife and Tine! Finally, Patti asked producer Craig to get a clarinet in studio, he found a whole ensemble for her! That’s right, the Chicago Clarinet Ensemble bring some class to our Pretty Late Friday night house band! All that and more on […]
  • 10/9/14 Full Show Podcast (Cook County Prison, TV Talk with David Wiegand, Tribune Reporter Ray Long)

    Oct 10, 2014 | 106 min
    Patti opens the show by explaining her push to take over Facebook with, “selfish selfies!” Then, Dr. Victor Lofgreen provides his expert opinion on the safety of Cook County jail. Later, the San Francisco Chronicle’s TV Critic, David Wiegand, breaks down fall’s new shows! Finally, Tribune Reporter Ray Long makes a rare stop in Chicago to help Patti understand Illinois politics! All that and more on the Pretty Late full show podcast!
  • The Lost Girls Fashion Truck

    Oct 9, 2014 | 20 min
    Sarah Azzouzi and Kyla Embrey swing by the showcase studio with their sweet Lost Girls fashion truck! Learn all about the amazing outfits they have hidden away in “Winnie” and “Mini Winnie!”
  • 10/8/14 Full Show Podcast (Great Pumpkin Fest, Lost Girls Vintage, Playing Catch With Carm)

    Oct 9, 2014 | 106 min
    Patti opens the show by welcoming Pat Lenzini to Pretty Late and learning all about the upcoming Great Highwood Pumpkin Festival! Then, we once again play sports catch with Mark Carman. Later, the Lost Girls, Kyla and Sarah, join us in studio to discuss their very cool fashion truck! All that and more on the Pretty Late Full Show Podcast!
  • 10/8/14 Full Show Podcast (Great Pumpkin Fest, Lost Girl’s Vintage, Playing Catch With Carm)

    Oct 9, 2014 | 109 min
    Patti opens the show by welcoming Pat Lenzini to Pretty Late and learning all about the upcoming Great Highwood Pumpkin Festival! Then, we once again play sports catch with Mark Carman. Later, the Lost Girl’s Kyla and Sarah join us in studio to discuss their very cool fashion truck! All that and more on the Pretty Late Full Show Podcast!
  • 10/7/14 Full Show Podcast (Favorite Scary Movie, Mark DeCarlo, Getting Paid To Wait In Line)

    Oct 8, 2014 | 108 min
    Patti opens the show fresh off the Nick D Film Club’s showing of Cabin In The Woods! This, of course, leads to a discussion on our (and our listeners) favorite scary movies! Then, comedian and Windy City Live star Mark DeCarlo joins the show to talk about his upcoming Chicago performances. Later, Patti discovers a new job for some patient people, waiting in line! All that and more on the Pretty Late Full Show Podcast!
  • Cyber Security, Is It Possible?

    Oct 7, 2014 | 21 min
    Patti welcomes a panel of Professor William J. Kresse (AKA Professor Fraud), Dr. Thomas Patrick Keenan (AKA Dr. Future), and Executive Director of Online Trust Alliance Craig Spiezle (AKA um, Craig!)
  • 10/6/14 Monday Full Show Podcast (Dr. Daniela, Cyber Security Experts)

    Oct 7, 2014 | 108 min
    Patti opens the show trying to figure out what time it is…sort of! Then, Dr. Daniela joins us for another installment of “Ask Dr. D!” Later, a panel of cyber security experts join the program to help figure out how to stay safe on the internet! All that and more on the full show podcast!
  • 10/5/14 Full Show Podcast (Public Indecency, Reasons Why Chicago Ruins You, and the Return of Ted Novak)

    Oct 6, 2014 | 122 min
    Patti Vasquez and the “Pretty Late” crew question when is it your obligation to call the police on someone behaving badly, and when do you take matters into your own hands? 51 Reasons Why Living in Chicago Ruins You For Life – what really should be on the list and what doesn’t deserve to be mentioned, at all. And, the return of one of our favorite traffic guys – Ted Novak!  
  • 10/3/14 Full Show Podcast (John Teti, Shawn Maxwell Alliance, Joseph Giannini)

    Oct 4, 2014 | 117 min
    Patti kicks off the show chatting with AV Club’s John Teti about playing sports as kids and more! Then, the Shawn Maxwell Alliance become this week’s Friday Night House Band. Later, the Wine Guy, Joe Giannini, swings in studio with his usual food and beverage gifts! All that and more on the Pretty Late Full Show Podcast!
  • The Voice Contestant Taylor Phelan

    Oct 3, 2014 | 9 min
    The Voice contestant and Team Pharrell member Taylor Phelan calls in to discuss his experiences so far on the show!
  • “It Was Only A Matter Of Time” – Dr. Robert Murphy

    Oct 3, 2014 | 20 min
    Pretty Late favorite Dr. Robert Murphy joins us once again to discuss the most recent Ebola scare.
  • 10-2-14 Full Show Podcast (Taylor Phelan, Mac and Cheese Fest, Dr. Robert Murphy, Charisma Madarang More!)

    Oct 3, 2014 | 109 min
    Patti has a ridiculously full show as Dr. Robert Murphy joins us to discuss the most recent Ebola scare. The Voice contestant Taylor Phelan calls in to discuss his experience auditioning on the show. Mac and Cheese Festival contestants from Park Tavern, May St. Cafe, and Buzz Burgers, Barrels, & Beer share their recipes! Seven Deadly Mag founder and editor Charisma Madarang has done her homework! Dr. Charles Turck and James Vickery AND Cristin McAlister all ride sidecar! All that […]
  • Secret Service Expert Dr. Jeffery Engel

    Oct 3, 2014 | 20 min
    Director of the Center for Presidential History and SMU Professor, Dr. Jeffery Engel joins Patti to discuss the Secret Service’s recent failures.
  • 10-1-14 Full Show Podcast (Dr. Jeffery Engel, Paige Wiser, Mark Carman)

    Oct 2, 2014 | 111 min
    Patti opens the show revisiting last night’s embarrassing moments chat! Then, Pretty Late’s new TV Critic, Paige Wiser jumps on the show to review Fall (and internets) TV! Later, Secret Service expert Dr. Jeffery Engel discusses the recent White House break in. Finally, we once again play Sports Catch Up with Mark Carman. All that and more on the Pretty Late Full Show Podcast!
  • 9-30-14 Full Show Podcast (Elliott Serrano, Are Hit Song Covers OK?, Handling Embarassment, Does Nick D Wear Pants?)

    Oct 1, 2014 | 113 min
    Patti opens the show once again discussing crazy Chicago weather, if famous musicians should cover other musicians songs, and if fireballs really exist! Then, Geek To Me’s Elliott Serrano hops on mic to ride Sidecar. Later, Patti and crew discuss how to handle embarrassing social situations. Finally, Patti closes the show by guessing why Nick D prefers working out of our 7th floor studios. All that and more on the Pretty Late Full Show Podcast!
  • 9/29/14 Monday Full Show Podcast (Mike Thomas, Ask Dr. D, White House Invasion)

    Sep 30, 2014 | 118 min
    Patti opens the show with journalist/author Mike Thomas, as they discuss his new book, “You Might Remember Me: The Life and Times of Phil Hartman.” Then, it’s time for “Ask Dr. D” with Pretty Late favorite Dr. Daniela. Later, Patti discusses the White House break in and how there should probably be a better back up plan to prevent that! All that and more on the Pretty Late Full Show Podcast!
  • 9/29/14 Pretty Late’s Doctor of Love, Dr. Daniela!

    Sep 30, 2014 | 51 min
    Dr. Daniela does her usual Monday thing with Patti as she answers questions about performers, bipolar disorder, and relationship issues on Pretty Late!
  • You Might Remember Me: The Life and Times of Phil Hartman

    Sep 30, 2014 | 18 min
    Journalist and author Mike Thomas discusses his new book “You Might Remember Me: The Life and Times of Phil Hartman.”
  • 9/27/14 Full Show Podcast (Oktoberfest Celebration on Pretty Late!)

    Sep 28, 2014 | 109 min
    On This week’s Pretty Late with Patti Vasquez, Patti celebrates Oktoberfest with a whole host of guests bringing food, drinks, and spirit! Patti begins the show speaking to guests, John Tati from avclub.com and Nathan Arnone about the all too rare, Pumking and Warlock beer from Southern Tier Brewery. The always delightful John Giannini stops in to share some of his dishes paired with beer and wines. Then, Stacy Rosnak, from Edelweiss in Norridge, joins in the conversation to talk traditional Oktoberfest […]
  • Pumking Beer from Southern Tier Brewing

    Sep 28, 2014 | 12 min
    Patti is joined by Nathan Arnone from Southern Tier Brewery and guest, John Tati (avclub.com) to taste the Fall season’s most popular beer, Pumpking. Cheers! For more information on Pumking, Southern Tier and other great beers visit: http://www.stbcbeer.com/      
  • Finding Inner Peace w/ Barb Schmidt

    Sep 26, 2014 | 13 min
    How can we be in the present moment when there’s so much chaos going on in the world and our lives? Patti Vasquez chats with author Barb Schmidt about the things every one can do to reduce stress and amp up their happiness!    
  • 9-24-14 Full Show Podcast (Tim Barnes, James Vickery, Cristin McCallister, Mark Carman)

    Sep 25, 2014 | 112 min
    Patti opens the show by congratulating one of our two video gurus, Tim Barnes, on his sweet Chicago Magazine mention! Then, Pretty Late favorites James and Cristin hang out (and order a pizza!) Later, Patti once again plays sports catch up with Mark Carman! All that and more on the Pretty Late Full show podcast!
  • 9-23-14 Full Show Podcast (State Senator Dan Kotowski, Margaret Harmon, Rahm’s New Stance)

    Sep 24, 2014 | 112 min
    Patti kicks off the show with her Tuesday pal and Law Maker, State Senator Dan Kotowski! Then, author Margaret Harmon discusses her op-ed piece from the LA Times. Also, Patti discusses Major Emanuel’s new idea for minor drug possession charges and provides same dating tips for those creepy single guys hitting on solo women at restaurants. All that and more on the Pretty Late Full Show Podcast!
  • 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 …