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Episodes

  • Garry Meier Show 10/24/14 Part Two

    Oct 25, 2014 | 102 min
    A British weight-loss guru says that Homer Simpson may be to blame for the obesity increase in the UK. Elton Jim learned that he has been using the wrong oil for years. Plus, WGN TV Meteorologist Tom Skilling talked weather, Gary Wright and other one-hit wonders.
  • Garry Meier Show 10/24/14 Part One

    Oct 24, 2014 | 100 min
    Marina City towers management is warning residents it won’t tolerate any shenanigans on Nov. 2, the day famed high-wire walker Nik Wallenda is planning to walk between the west tower and the Leo Burnett building.
  • Garry Meier Show 10/23/14 Part Two

    Oct 24, 2014 | 99 min
    Movie Critic Erik Childress joined Garry with reviews of the new movies “Birdman” and “John Wick.” A Swiss company is taking some heat for their coffee creamer featuring Adolf Hitler’s face on the package. Plus, WGN TV Meteorologist Tom Skilling talked about today’s solar eclipse, which was blocked by clouds in Chicago.
  • Garry Meier Show 10/23/14 Part One

    Oct 23, 2014 | 94 min
    Thursday’s show started off with the potentially awkward situation of having to tell someone in an elevator that they have a B.O. problem. Columnist Justin Glawe from The Daily Beast joined Garry to talk about his piece on the city of Gary, Indiana’s problem with abandoned homes.
  • Garry Meier Show 10/22/14 Part Two

    Oct 23, 2014 | 98 min
    Chicago Tribune cartoonist Scott Stantis joined Garry Meier for this month’s caption contest. Plus, WGN TV Meteorologist Tom Skilling joined Garry with some sad news: Today is the first day since March that the sun set before 6:00pm.
  • Garry Meier Show 10/22/14 Part One

    Oct 22, 2014 | 100 min
    Incoming Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich will forgo the historic Gold Coast mansion that has housed Chicago archbishops for more than a century, opting instead for more modest digs inside the rectory of Holy Name Cathedral.
  • Garry Meier Show 10/21/14 Part Two

    Oct 22, 2014 | 103 min
    There was more animal husbandry talk just in time for the dinner hour. Plus, WGN TV Meteorologist Tom Skilling joined Garry to talk about the warm stretch approaching the area later in the week and the solar eclipse on Thursday.
  • Garry Meier Show 10/21/14 Part One

    Oct 21, 2014 | 91 min
    President Obama cast his ballot in early voting, and a man walked by and said “don’t touch my girlfriend.” Brian Ward is a producer for Shout Factory, who helped to create the special features on the new blu-ray release of Pee Wee’s Playhouse.
  • Garry Meier Show 10/20/14 Part Two

    Oct 21, 2014 | 90 min
    Just in time for the Christmas shopping season, a company in Connecticut is selling an Ebola virus plush toy. Plus, WGN TV Meteorologist Tom Skilling talked about his trip to Alaska over the past week.
  • Garry Meier Show 10/20/14 Part One

    Oct 20, 2014 | 116 min
    A convicted sex offender who allegedly confessed to at least seven murders in northwest Indiana has told police his crimes date back as long as two decades. A cemetery in Peoria is embarking on an unusual marketing campaign that includes a 5K race and actors dressing as people buried there.
  • Garry Meier Show 10/17/14 Part Two

    Oct 18, 2014 | 102 min
    A comet will fly only 85,000 miles from Mars, a flyby that will only happen about once every million years. WGN TV Meteorologist Jim Ramsey continued his effort to boost tourism in the state of Illinois. Plus, a conversation about cows took a very strange turn.
  • Garry Meier Show 10/17/14 Part One

    Oct 17, 2014 | 95 min
    Thanks to more strict laws and skittish parents, it’s a lot tougher to be a prankster than it was when Garry was growing up. Stephanie Pasko-Nelson, the Vice President of Protective Apparel Division for Medline in Mundelein joined Garry to talk about the spike in demand for protective gear with the outbreak of Ebola.
  • Garry Meier Show 10/16/14 Part Two

    Oct 17, 2014 | 99 min
    WGN TV Meteorologist Jim Ramsey continued his effort to boost tourism in the state of Illinois. Plus, travelers can park without paying at Seattle’s airport with a new service, but it comes with a catch — you have to be willing to let incoming travelers rent your car.
  • Garry Meier Show 10/16/14 Part One

    Oct 17, 2014 | 99 min
    Demolition of the Wrigley Field bleachers has already started. Plus, Adam Chapelle is in for Leslie for a few days, and learned a little about Eddie Schwartz.
  • Garry Meier Show 10/15/14 Part Two

    Oct 16, 2014 | 100 min
    A woman was spotted riding a Divvy bike on the Dan Ryan Expressway. Garry talked to a man in Gary, Indiana who has already built a pyramid in his backyard. Plus, WGN TV Meteorologist Jim Ramsey continued his effort to boost tourism in the state of Illinois.
  • Garry Meier Show 10/15/14 Part One

    Oct 15, 2014 | 105 min
    Tim Stenovec the Technology Reporter for The Huffington Post joined Garry to talk about the announcement that HBO will now allow online-only subscriptions.
  • Garry Meier Show 10/14/14 Part Two

    Oct 15, 2014 | 98 min
    An airline in the UK is experimenting with group seating for families and couples. Plus, WGN TV Meteorologist Jim Ramsey joined Garry to once again try to sell the great Illinois tourist destinations outside of the city of Chicago.
  • Garry Meier Show 10/14/14 Part One

    Oct 15, 2014 | 96 min
    Just a day after Garry was talking about charging for parking, Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to increase taxes on parking garages in the city. Artist CJ Hungerman joined Garry with an update on the damage to the Horses of Honor statues in downtown Chicago.
  • Garry Meier Show 10/13/14 Part Two

    Oct 14, 2014 | 96 min
    Huffington Post TV Critic Maureen Ryan joined Garry to talk about what has worked, and what has not so far in the fall TV season. It turns out that the Ebola patient who infected his nurse before dying did not have insurance, so the hospital might not be compensated at all.
  • Garry Meier Show 10/13/14 Part One

    Oct 14, 2014 | 98 min
    Huffington Post TV Critic Maureen Ryan joined Garry to talk about what has worked, and what has not so far in the fall TV season. It turns out that the Ebola patient who infected his nurse before dying did not have insurance, so the hospital might not be compensated at all.
  • Garry Meier Full Show 10/10/14 Part Two

    Oct 11, 2014 | 96 min
    Chicago Tribune Columnist Rick Kogan joined Garry to talk about the allegations against actor Stephen Collins, this weekend’s Chicago Marathon, and last weekend’s less than successful Great Chicago Fire Festival. Plus, WGN TV Meteorologist Jim Ramsey continues his quest to improve tourism here in Illinois.
  • Garry Meier Full Show 10/10/14 Part One

    Oct 10, 2014 | 96 min
    The Emanuel administration quietly issued a new, shorter yellow light standard this spring that generated 77,000 red light camera tickets that would not have been allowed before the rule change.
  • Garry Meier Full Show 10/9/14 Part Two

    Oct 10, 2014 | 97 min
    Movie guy Erik Childress joined Garry with reviews of the new movies “The Judge,” “Dracula: Untold” and “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.” Plus, WGN TV Meteorologist Jim Ramsey joined Garry and once again used his vocal talents to sell the state of Illinois to would-be tourists.
  • Garry Meier Full Show 10/9/14 Part One

    Oct 9, 2014 | 94 min
    Nearly 200 airline cabin cleaners walked off the job at a New York City airport overnight, striking over health and safety issues that include fears over possible exposure to Ebola. Actor Stephen Collins is dealing with the fallout from the release of audio where he admitted to molesting a child.
  • Garry Meier Full Show 10/8/14 Part Two

    Oct 9, 2014 | 98 min
    WGN TV Meteorologist Tom Skilling joined Garry to talk about the record-setting drop in temperature so far in October. Plus, Mariano’s has announced that they will start selling camel meat.
  • Garry Meier Full Show 10/8/14 Part One

    Oct 8, 2014 | 96 min
    Chicago Marathon officials say that they are prepared to counter any threat from the Ebola virus during this week’s race. Meanwhile, the Dallas man being treated for Ebola has died.
  • Garry Meier Full Show 10/7/14 Part Two

    Oct 8, 2014 | 94 min
    Bachelor’s Grove Cemetery in Midlothian has been named the most haunted cemetery in North America. Plus, WGN TV Meteorologist Tom Skilling talked life, death and Harry Volkman.
  • Garry Meier Full Show 10/7/14 Part One

    Oct 8, 2014 | 96 min
    A school district in Washington state is considering banning swing sets from schools, since they could be dangerous to kids. Tony Fitzpatrick joined Garry to talk about his new play “The Midnight City” at The Steppenwolf Garage.
  • Garry Meier Full Show 10/6/14 Part Two

    Oct 7, 2014 | 96 min
    Technology guru Dan Fedor joined Garry along with Cory Drews, the Regional Director of sales for HTC joined Garry to talk technology news and tried to convince Garry to upgrade from his burner phone to a top-of-the-line smartphone. Plus, WGN TV Meteorologist Tom Skilling explained why none of the weather records in Chicago go back any further than 1871.
  • Garry Meier Full Show 10/6/14 Part One

    Oct 6, 2014 | 98 min
    The Great Chicago Fire Festival fizzled out over the weekend. Now some elected officials are calling for an investigation. Paul Revere, leader of the 1960s rock band Paul Revere and the Raiders, died Saturday at age 76.
  • Garry Meier Full Show 10/3/14 Part Two

    Oct 4, 2014 | 99 min
    Chicago Tribune columnist Rick Kogan joined Garry to talk about the significance of Hot Doug’s, and how Chicago tends to be enamored with eateries. Plus, Rick has been writing about the run-up to the Great Chicago Fire Festival this weekend.
  • Garry Meier Full Show 10/3/14 Part One

    Oct 3, 2014 | 102 min
    Garry talked to Crystal, a listener who recently moved to the Dallas area and lives down the street from the Ebola patient. Plus, tech guru Dan Fedor joined Garry to talk about a big giveaway that we will have on Monday’s show.
  • Garry Meier Full Show 10/2/14 Part Two

    Oct 3, 2014 | 95 min
    The MLB committee looking at ways to shorten games has come up with six new rules that will be tested during the Arizona Fall League. Plus, WGN TV Meteorologist Tom Skilling joined Garry to talk about why the expected thunderstorms in the area seem to be a little late.
  • Garry Meier Full Show 10/2/14 Part One

    Oct 2, 2014 | 94 min
    Only a handful of the 100 or so people identified as having had contact with the first person diagnosed with the Ebola virus in the US. The bad news is the Blackhawks start their regular season in Dallas in a few days.
  • Garry Meier Full Show 10/1/14 Part Two

    Oct 2, 2014 | 98 min
    This weekend is the Chicago Fire Festival, with big pyrotechnic displays planned for the Chicago River. Plus, WGN TV Meteorologist Tom Skilling joined Garry to talk about the wonders of southern Illinois, spiders and the plans at Channel 9 if Skilling dies.
  • Garry Meier Full Show 10/1/14 Part One

    Oct 1, 2014 | 96 min
    Family members of the man who started the fire at the FAA center in Aurora said that he was a normal person and a White Sox fan. Garry would rather than that crazy people claim to be fans of his show. A giant bright pink, 16-foot, 1,500-pound bra has suddenly showed up on Michigan Avenue, right outside of Garry’s office next to the Tribune Tower.
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/30/14 Part Two

    Oct 1, 2014 | 100 min
    The man behind Svengoolie, Rich Koz, joined Garry to talk about The Museum of Broadcast’s upcoming event in his honor. Plus, a Halloween costume company has already introduced a “Three-Breasted Woman” costume.
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/30/14 Part One

    Sep 30, 2014 | 94 min
    In response to the lawsuit over the Tracy Morgan car accident, Wal-Mart is now blaming Morgan for not wearing a seat belt. The CDC has announced the first confirmed cast of the Ebola virus in the United States.
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/29/14 Part Two

    Sep 30, 2014 | 99 min
    WGN TV Meteorologist Tom Skilling joined Garry to talk about about the sudden change in the weather in the area this week. Plus, a cemetery worker in Greece claims that a woman screamed from her coffin after being buried alive.
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/29/14 Part One

    Sep 29, 2014 | 94 min
    Jay Cutler is taking head for his less than enthusiastic sideline demeanor during Sunday’s Bears game against the Packers. Plus, O’Hare & Midway are still trying to get back to normal service after Friday’s fire and attempted suicide at the FAA center in Aurora.
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/26/14 Part Two

    Sep 27, 2014 | 99 min
    A dwarf who hired himself out for stag parties and hen nights has escaped jail after admitting pestering schoolgirls for sex. WGN TV Meteorologist Tom Skilling joined Garry with reaction to the fire at the FAA radar center. Plus, there have been a number of strange stories involving snakes in the news this week.
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/26/14 Part One

    Sep 26, 2014 | 96 min
    A fire at an FAA radar center in Aurora that has affected hundreds of flights in Chicago and across the country. Doesn’t it seem like there should be a backup plan for these situations? The family of a boy who was crushed to death when he was stealing metal rods at an Alsip construction site has filed a wrongful death lawsuit, saying it should have had warning signs.
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/25/14 Part Two

    Sep 26, 2014 | 95 min
    Garry learned that when Tom Skilling was growing up, he had a beloved pet hamster. Business Rockstars host Ken Rutkowski joined Garry along with Josh Tickell, the director of the new movie “Pump.”
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/25/14 Part One

    Sep 25, 2014 | 97 min
    A man in Dekalb got into a clash with police at a DUI checkpoint when he refused to hand over his drivers license, citing his Constitutional rights. Was he just making a big deal out of nothing or heroically standing up for his rights?
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/24/14 Part Two

    Sep 25, 2014 | 98 min
    WGN TV Meteorologist Tom Skilling joined Garry to talk weather, Christmas and hairstyling. Plus, regular listener Jo called and she was not happy… about anything.
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/24/14 Part One

    Sep 25, 2014 | 106 min
    Garry’s daughter was very upset by the surprising death in the season premiere of “Chicago Fire” last night. Danny Dodge with Solutions Church in Matteson joined Garry to talk about how he turned an abandoned Circuit City location into a church that helps entrepreneurs.
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/23/14 Part Two

    Sep 24, 2014 | 100 min
    The parent of a second grader brought vagina-shaped cookies for her child’s class, and got angry when the teacher would not allow the kids to have them. WGN TV Meteorologist Tom Skilling joined Garry to talk about the beautiful weather in Chicago this week and the new campaign promoting drones.
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/23/14 Part One

    Sep 23, 2014 | 99 min
    A public service announcement: Putting your iPhone 6 in the microwave will not charge it, despite what the Internet says. Journalist and author Ronald Kessler joined Garry with reaction to the fence-jumper at the White House over the weekend.
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/22/14 Part Two

    Sep 23, 2014 | 97 min
    A Chicago man who flagged down a police officer to say “hello” while driving in west suburban Riverside was later charged with DUI. WGN TV Meteorologist Tom Skilling joined Garry to talk about the start of fall later tonight. Plus, White Castle is introducing a new slider that includes pizza ingredients.
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/22/14 Part One

    Sep 22, 2014 | 99 min
    A massage therapist claims to have undergone plastic surgery to obtain a third breast. Charlo Greene, a reporter for KTVA news in Anchorage, Alaska, quit her job by saying the f-word on air, claiming she’ll instead focus on legalization of marijuana in Alaska.
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/19/14 Part Two

    Sep 20, 2014 | 99 min
    Jimmy Fallon announced on Thursday night that The Tonight Show will come to Chicago, since CPS kids read 2.7 million books. This weekend is “Bridge lift” season in the city of Chicago, with the city raising the draw bridges so that people can move their boats for the winter.
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/19/14 Part One

    Sep 19, 2014 | 102 min
    Jimmy Fallon announced on Thursday night that The Tonight Show will come to Chicago, since CPS kids read 2.7 million books. This weekend is “Bridge lift” season in the city of Chicago, with the city raising the draw bridges so that people can move their boats for the winter.
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/18/14 Part Two

    Sep 19, 2014 | 103 min
    Garry started off the show by talking to a listener in Nuremberg, Germany. Garry learned some details about the assassination attempts on Franklin and Theodore Roosevelt. Energy Analyst Phil Flynn from Price Futures Group joined Garry to talk about why gas prices are declining despite all of the chaos in the middle east. Meanwhile, ISIS has released a Hollywood action movie-style trailer. Erik Childress joined Garry with reviews of the new movies “Tusk,” “A Walk Among The Tombstones” and “The […]
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/18/14 Part One

    Sep 18, 2014 | 95 min
    Garry started off the show by talking to a listener in Nuremberg, Germany. Garry learned some details about the assassination attempts on Franklin and Theodore Roosevelt. Energy Analyst Phil Flynn from Price Futures Group joined Garry to talk about why gas prices are declining despite all of the chaos in the middle east. Meanwhile, ISIS has released a Hollywood action movie-style trailer. Erik Childress joined Garry with reviews of the new movies “Tusk,” “A Walk Among The Tombstones” and “The […]
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/17/14 Part Two

    Sep 18, 2014 | 98 min
    To prevent another big sign like the one Donald Trump attached to his riverfront skyscraper, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is introducing an ordinance allowing new signs along the waterway but substantially reducing their size. Tech guru Dan Fedor joined Garry along with FlyGrip inventor Mike Karmatz to talk about why he invented that ingenious little smartphone accessory. Elton Jim is trying to plan the heist of the century after a pilot posted a selfie with the new iPhones loaded onto his […]
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/17/14 Part One

    Sep 17, 2014 | 99 min
    To prevent another big sign like the one Donald Trump attached to his riverfront skyscraper, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is introducing an ordinance allowing new signs along the waterway but substantially reducing their size. Tech guru Dan Fedor joined Garry along with FlyGrip inventor Mike Karmatz to talk about why he invented that ingenious little smartphone accessory. Elton Jim is trying to plan the heist of the century after a pilot posted a selfie with the new iPhones loaded onto his […]
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/16/14 Part Two

    Sep 17, 2014 | 97 min
    Daredevil Nik Wallenda said Tuesday that his next tightrope walk will be more than 50 stories high from one of the two Marina Towers to the Leo Burnett Building over the Chicago River. A woman in Great Britain says that her daughter’s talking Barbie doll has a potty mouth. Doris Carvalho joined Garry to talk about her new Kickstarter campaign to make purses out of discarded dog fur. According to a new report, ISIS has become a self-sustaining financial juggernaut, earning […]
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/16/14 Part One

    Sep 16, 2014 | 97 min
    Daredevil Nik Wallenda said Tuesday that his next tightrope walk will be more than 50 stories high from one of the two Marina Towers to the Leo Burnett Building over the Chicago River. A woman in Great Britain says that her daughter’s talking Barbie doll has a potty mouth. Doris Carvalho joined Garry to talk about her new Kickstarter campaign to make purses out of discarded dog fur. According to a new report, ISIS has become a self-sustaining financial juggernaut, earning […]
  • Garry Meier Full show 9/15/14 Part Two

    Sep 16, 2014 | 100 min
    Johnny from Michigan called in to talk about his experience at a Renaissance Fair in Michigan over the weekend. A gravedigger in Spain was suspended after a photo of him posing with an exhumed body circulated on social medial. One Minnesota Vikings fan showed up at the game wearing an Adrian Peterson jersey and carrying a switch. Fred Cate is the director of the Indiana University Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research and an expert on cybersecurity. He joined Garry Meier […]
  • Garry Meier Full show 9/15/14 Part One

    Sep 15, 2014 | 97 min
    Johnny from Michigan called in to talk about his experience at a Renaissance Fair in Michigan over the weekend. A gravedigger in Spain was suspended after a photo of him posing with an exhumed body circulated on social medial. One Minnesota Vikings fan showed up at the game wearing an Adrian Peterson jersey and carrying a switch. Fred Cate is the director of the Indiana University Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research and an expert on cybersecurity. He joined Garry Meier […]
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/12/14 Part Two

    Sep 13, 2014 | 101 min
    A man is rolling a giant, six foot testicle across America to raise awareness of testicular cancer. Some people are complaining that they are unable to delete the new free U2 album from the iTunes account. Erik Childress joined Garry to talk about the Toronto Film Festival, and also had reviews of The Drop and The Skeleton Twins. A nightclub in England has sparked controversy this week after tweeting a photo of a semi-naked and apparently unconscious woman to promote […]
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/12/14 Part One

    Sep 12, 2014 | 99 min
    A man is rolling a giant, six foot testicle across America to raise awareness of testicular cancer. Some people are complaining that they are unable to delete the new free U2 album from the iTunes account. Erik Childress joined Garry to talk about the Toronto Film Festival, and also had reviews of The Drop and The Skeleton Twins. A nightclub in England has sparked controversy this week after tweeting a photo of a semi-naked and apparently unconscious woman to promote […]
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/11/14 Part Two

    Sep 12, 2014 | 93 min
    President Barack Obama said last night that he will expand the U.S. air campaign against ISIS. Meanwhile, today marks the 13th anniversary of the September 11th attacks. Garry was on the air for six hours that day. A Florida woman has started a Kickstarter campaign for her line of purses made out of dog hair. McDonald’s has filed a federal trademark registration for the term “McBrunch.” A new study says that 79% of restaurant employees make fun of annoying customers. A […]
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/11/14 Part One

    Sep 12, 2014 | 104 min
    President Barack Obama said last night that he will expand the U.S. air campaign against ISIS. Meanwhile, today marks the 13th anniversary of the September 11th attacks. Garry was on the air for six hours that day. A Florida woman has started a Kickstarter campaign for her line of purses made out of dog hair. McDonald’s has filed a federal trademark registration for the term “McBrunch.” A new study says that 79% of restaurant employees make fun of annoying customers. A […]
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/10/14 Part Two

    Sep 11, 2014 | 98 min
    Garry arrived at work to find a mouse in the office. A Tribune Tower building employee tried to trap him, but was unable to. So he is still in the office somewhere. President Obama will speak later tonight to outline his strategy for dealing with ISIS in the middle east. Seven people, including two 15-year-old boys and a 15-year-old girl, have been charged in a machete attack on the Kedzie Brown Line CTA platform in Albany Park. A popular Lakeview […]
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/10/14 Part One

    Sep 10, 2014 | 95 min
    Garry arrived at work to find a mouse in the office. A Tribune Tower building employee tried to trap him, but was unable to. So he is still in the office somewhere. President Obama will speak later tonight to outline his strategy for dealing with ISIS in the middle east. Seven people, including two 15-year-old boys and a 15-year-old girl, have been charged in a machete attack on the Kedzie Brown Line CTA platform in Albany Park. A popular Lakeview […]
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/9/14 Part Two

    Sep 10, 2014 | 95 min
    One day after Ray Rice was cut loose from the Baltimore Ravens following the release of a video showing him striking and knocking out his then-fiancee, his wife is defending her husband and blasting the media for the pain caused …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/9/14 Part One

    Sep 9, 2014 | 98 min
    One day after Ray Rice was cut loose from the Baltimore Ravens following the release of a video showing him striking and knocking out his then-fiancee, his wife is defending her husband and blasting the media for the pain caused …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/8/14 Part Two

    Sep 9, 2014 | 95 min
    Over the weekend Leslie Keiling’s family lost their cat after 18 years. She had a funeral & was mocked mercilessly. Is a cat funeral that strange? A Mount Prospect woman is accused of striking officer with car pleaded guilty in …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/8/14 Part One

    Sep 9, 2014 | 90 min
    Over the weekend Leslie Keiling’s family lost their cat after 18 years. She had a funeral & was mocked mercilessly. Is a cat funeral that strange? A Mount Prospect woman is accused of striking officer with car pleaded guilty in …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/5/14 Part Two

    Sep 6, 2014 | 98 min
    Chicago TV and radio legend Roy Leonard died Thursday night at age 83. That came less than 24 hours after Joan Rivers died at the age of 81. Garth Brooks is making his big concert comeback at the Allstate Arena …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/5/14 Part One

    Sep 5, 2014 | 95 min
    Chicago TV and radio legend Roy Leonard died Thursday night at age 83. That came less than 24 hours after Joan Rivers died at the age of 81. Garth Brooks is making his big concert comeback at the Allstate Arena …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/4/14 Part Two

    Sep 5, 2014 | 99 min
    Comedian Joan Rivers died in a New York hospital Thursday afternoon, a week after suffering cardiac arrest during a medical procedure. James Beach, the guy who was kicked off of a flight for fighting with a fellow airline passenger over …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/4/14 Part One

    Sep 4, 2014 | 92 min
    Comedian Joan Rivers died in a New York hospital Thursday afternoon, a week after suffering cardiac arrest during a medical procedure. James Beach, the guy who was kicked off of a flight for fighting with a fellow airline passenger over …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/3/14 Part Two

    Sep 4, 2014 | 98 min
    The person who released the treasure trove of nudie picks stolen from celebrity cell phones says that they have many more that may be released in the future. It’s not even officially Fall yet, but a listener texted in that …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/3/14 Part One

    Sep 4, 2014 | 96 min
    The person who released the treasure trove of nudie picks stolen from celebrity cell phones says that they have many more that may be released in the future. It’s not even officially Fall yet, but a listener texted in that …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/2/14 Part Two

    Sep 3, 2014 | 99 min
    Joan Rivers remains on life support, five days after going into cardiac arrest. The FBI says that it is addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked. Tech expert Dan Fedor joined …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 9/2/14 Part One

    Sep 2, 2014 | 95 min
    Joan Rivers remains on life support, five days after going into cardiac arrest. The FBI says that it is addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked. Tech expert Dan Fedor joined …
  • Full Show Podcast 8/29/14

    Aug 30, 2014 | 198 min
    Garry trying out a live taped show…hey it is a holiday weekend after all! He discusses the stripper mom that hung up on a police officer trying to help find her missing child, learns more about Harper Lee from author …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 8/28/14 Part Two

    Aug 29, 2014 | 97 min
    TMZ is reporting that Joan Rivers stopped breathing during surgery and is currently in critical condition. The so-called Holometer Experiment at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory aims to determine whether our perception of a three-dimensional universe is just an illusion. …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 8/28/14 Part One

    Aug 29, 2014 | 95 min
    TMZ is reporting that Joan Rivers stopped breathing during surgery and is currently in critical condition. The so-called Holometer Experiment at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory aims to determine whether our perception of a three-dimensional universe is just an illusion. …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 8/27/14 Part Two

    Aug 28, 2014 | 110 min
    WGN TV meteorologist Jim Ramsey joined Garry Meier and recorded another “Pure Chicago” commercial in an effort to boost Chicago tourism. This edition focused on the arrival of bed bugs in the city. Leslie found an anti-homosexual propaganda film from …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 8/27/14 Part One

    Aug 28, 2014 | 107 min
    WGN TV meteorologist Jim Ramsey joined Garry Meier and recorded another “Pure Chicago” commercial in an effort to boost Chicago tourism. This edition focused on the arrival of bed bugs in the city. Leslie found an anti-homosexual propaganda film from …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 8/26/14 Part Two

    Aug 27, 2014 | 98 min
    WGN TV meteorologist Jim Ramsey joined Garry Meier and recorded another “Pure Chicago” commercial in an effort to boost Chicago tourism. This edition focused on the second to none sandwich scene here in the Second City. Last night at the …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 8/26/14 Part One

    Aug 27, 2014 | 99 min
    WGN TV meteorologist Jim Ramsey joined Garry Meier and recorded another “Pure Chicago” commercial in an effort to boost Chicago tourism. This edition focused on the second to none sandwich scene here in the Second City. Last night at the …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 8/25/14 Part Two

    Aug 26, 2014 | 97 min
    Garry talked with WGN TV Meteorologist Jim Ramsey about the heat wave that hit Chicago and the torrential rain storm that hit downtown early in the afternoon. The Las Vegas team and Jackie Robinson West showed very different levels of …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 8/25/14 Part One

    Aug 25, 2014 | 100 min
    Garry talked with WGN TV Meteorologist Jim Ramsey about the heat wave that hit Chicago and the torrential rain storm that hit downtown early in the afternoon. The Las Vegas team and Jackie Robinson West showed very different levels of …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 8/22/14 Part Two

    Aug 23, 2014 | 98 min
    Garry talked to WGN TV Meteorologist about the recent hot weather we have been having in the Chicago area. Garry also got Tom’s reaction to the massive crack that has appeared in the ground in Mexico. It turns out that …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 8/22/14 Part One

    Aug 22, 2014 | 95 min
    Garry talked to WGN TV Meteorologist about the recent hot weather we have been having in the Chicago area. Garry also got Tom’s reaction to the massive crack that has appeared in the ground in Mexico. It turns out that …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 8/21/14 Part Two

    Aug 22, 2014 | 102 min
    Garry talked to WGN TV Meteorologist Tom Skilling talked about the general disarray facing the world, and also the new research that indicates that it is not harmful for people to pee in the ocean. The Farmer’s Almanac is also …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 8/21/14 Part One

    Aug 22, 2014 | 94 min
    Garry talked to WGN TV Meteorologist Tom Skilling talked about the general disarray facing the world, and also the new research that indicates that it is not harmful for people to pee in the ocean. The Farmer’s Almanac is also …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 8/20/14 Part Two

    Aug 21, 2014 | 103 min
    Garry talked with WGN TV Meteorologist Tom Skilling about the fiasco at last night’s Cubs game, where the game was called after only a ten minute rain storm because the grounds crew could not get the tarp on the field. …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 8/20/14 Part One

    Aug 21, 2014 | 94 min
    Garry talked with WGN TV Meteorologist Tom Skilling about the fiasco at last night’s Cubs game, where the game was called after only a ten minute rain storm because the grounds crew could not get the tarp on the field. …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 8/18/14 Part Two

    Aug 20, 2014 | 95 min
    Garry talked with WGN TV Meteorologist Tom Skilling about the suddenly downpour in downtown Chicago earlier today, along with a big lightning show in Minnesota and what people should do when nature calls and they are swimming in the ocean. …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 8/18/14 Part One

    Aug 20, 2014 | 94 min
    Garry talked with WGN TV Meteorologist Tom Skilling about the suddenly downpour in downtown Chicago earlier today, along with a big lightning show in Minnesota and what people should do when nature calls and they are swimming in the ocean. …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 8/18/14 Part Two

    Aug 19, 2014 | 99 min
    Garry talked supermarket check out line etiquette with WGN TV meteorologist Tom Skilling, and Tom learned that one of his weather photo contributors may have used a made up name. Jonathan Gentry, a minister in California has posted a message …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 8/18/14 Part One

    Aug 19, 2014 | 89 min
    Garry talked supermarket check out line etiquette with WGN TV meteorologist Tom Skilling, and Tom learned that one of his weather photo contributors may have used a made up name. Jonathan Gentry, a minister in California has posted a message …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 8/15/14 Part Two

    Aug 16, 2014 | 101 min
    WGN TV meteorologist Tom Skilling talked with Garry about the Chicago Air and Water Show this weekend, and also talked about Tom’s experience at the Bud Billiken Parade last weekend. Indonesian police have charged an American couple with murder after …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 8/15/14 Part One

    Aug 16, 2014 | 90 min
    WGN TV meteorologist Tom Skilling talked with Garry about the Chicago Air and Water Show this weekend, and also talked about Tom’s experience at the Bud Billiken Parade last weekend. Indonesian police have charged an American couple with murder after …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 8/14/14 Part Two

    Aug 15, 2014 | 95 min
    Garry talked with Tom Skilling about the arrival of the Blue Angels in Chicago for the Air and Water Show this weekend and the new video from the top of the John Hancock Building. David Hochberg from Townstone Financial joined …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 8/14/14 Part One

    Aug 15, 2014 | 92 min
    Garry talked with Tom Skilling about the arrival of the Blue Angels in Chicago for the Air and Water Show this weekend and the new video from the top of the John Hancock Building. David Hochberg from Townstone Financial joined …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 8/13/14 Part Two

    Aug 14, 2014 | 95 min
    WGN TV meteorologist Tom Skilling talked to Garry about the new spike in Chicago convention business and also the new trend of killers stuffing bodies into suitcases after it happened to a woman from the Chicago area who was in …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 8/13/14 Part One

    Aug 13, 2014 | 83 min
    WGN TV meteorologist Tom Skilling talked to Garry about the new spike in Chicago convention business and also the new trend of killers stuffing bodies into suitcases after it happened to a woman from the Chicago area who was in …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 8/12/14 Part Two

    Aug 13, 2014 | 101 min
    WGN News anchor Erin McElroy and meteorologist Demetrius Ivory have announced that they are engaged. Garry got Tom Skilling’s reaction and learned that Tom is an ordained minister and once married a couple of former interns at WGN TV. The …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 8/12/14 Part One

    Aug 12, 2014 | 89 min
    WGN News anchor Erin McElroy and meteorologist Demetrius Ivory have announced that they are engaged. Garry got Tom Skilling’s reaction and learned that Tom is an ordained minister and once married a couple of former interns at WGN TV. The …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 8/11/14 (Back from Vacation!)

    Aug 12, 2014 | 181 min
    Garry talked with WGN TV meteorologist Tom Skilling about his theory that the weather in the Middle East could make the people there a little more violent in nature. Tom also has an event coming up on Climate Change. Elton …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 7/25/14

    Jul 26, 2014 | 191 min
    This year’s Mayfly hatch was so big that it showed up on radar and caused a car wreck. Garry talked about it with WGN TV meteorologist Tom Skilling. Elton Jim had an incident where he got into a car thinking …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 7/23/14 live from the 22nd floor

    Jul 25, 2014 | 185 min
    Garry Meier and 30 of his closest friends broadcast live from the patio on the 22nd floor of the Tribune Tower on Michigan Avenue. Garry was joined by Johnny from Michigan, and his friend ghost hunter Ursula Bielski. Garry also …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 7/23/14

    Jul 24, 2014 | 178 min
    WGN TV meteorologist Jim Ramsey joined Garry Meier and recorded another “Pure Chicago” commercial in an effort to boost Chicago tourism. This time comparing Chicago to other possible tourism destinations. A tire fell off a car traveling in the southbound …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 7/22/14

    Jul 23, 2014 | 184 min
    WGN TV meteorologist Jim Ramsey has been having an action-packed week, and got today’s high temperature wrong this morning. Plus, Jim recorded another “Pure Chicago” commercial, this time aimed at suburbanites who aren’t spending enough time in the city. Scott …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 7/21/14

    Jul 22, 2014 | 181 min
    Garry talked cologne with WGN TV meteorologist Jim Ramsey. Jim also recorded another “Pure Chicago” commercial in an effort to boost Chicago tourism. Former Air Force pilot and NASA astronaut Tom Jones joined Garry to talk about the 45th anniversary …
  • Garry Meier Full Show 7/18/14

    Jul 19, 2014 | 190 min
    WGN TV meteorologist Jim Ramsey once again reads Garry Meier’s latest Pure Chicago ad, this time focusing on our home base, the historic Tribune Tower on Michigan Avenue. Johnny from Michigan also checked in. David Hochberg from Townstone Financial joined …
  • Garry Meier Full Show Podcast 7/18/14

    Jul 18, 2014 | 184 min
    WGN TV meteorologist Jim Ramsey joined Garry Meier and talked about the disintegration of the American neighborhood. Plus, Jim contributed another “Pure Chicago” ad in an effort to boost tourism. This time it focused on just how photogenic our city …
  • Garry Meier Full Show Podcast 7/16/14

    Jul 17, 2014 | 187 min
    WGN TV meteorologist Jim Ramsey joined Garry Meier and once again voiced a “Pure Chicago” ad to help boost tourism. This time it was directed specifically at people visiting the city from abroad. Speaking of tourism, Garry talked to Jen …
  • Father Tom Hurley/Old St Pat’s Church Festival

    Jun 28, 2014 | 6 min
    Garry learns more about the upcoming events at Old St. Patrick’s church!!   …
  • George Lucas vs Garry Meier

    Jun 25, 2014 | 14 min
    Garry takes on the George Lucas Museum after finding out it is actually coming to Chicago.   …
  • Full Show Podcast 6/24/14

    Jun 25, 2014 | 195 min
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  • Jim Ramsey Chicago’s Spokesman 6/24/14 (with Bloopers!)

    Jun 24, 2014 | 6 min
    Jim once again reads Garry’s latest Pure Chicago ad (Jim Ramsey’s Childhood edition!) Mr. Ramsey is the best choice for Chicago’s spokesman…even if he’s tongue tied! Finally, Garry’s version of Jim’s childhood, well it might not have been exactly, you …
  • Garry Meier Breaking News Interviews

    Jun 24, 2014 | 21 min
    Garry dusts of his best Milt Rosenberg as he welcomes two sets of “breaking news” guests!   …
  • The Blabbin Cabbin 6/23/14

    Jun 24, 2014 | 9 min
    Garry talks about an awkward moment for a US exchange student and, he has Jim Ramsey continue his audition as Chicago’s spokesman!   …