Patti Vasquez

Patti Vasquez

Episodes

  • 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. …
  • Bitter Jester Battle Of The Bands

    Jul 4, 2014 | 100 min
    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. Patti also talked to Saint Nicolas Cage and Sam Poll, two of the …
  • Comedian Jimmy Shubert

    Jul 4, 2014 | 14 min
    Comedian Jimmy Shubert weighed in on the latest round of Last Comic Standing and Jimmy shared some advice with Sam Poll from the Bitter Jester Battle of the Bands about dealing with loss in a competition.   …
  • Bedtime News Stories: “American Covenant”

    Jul 4, 2014 | 2 min
    In her continuing effort to better serve the community, Patti Vasquez wants to help listeners trying to fall asleep while at the same time continuing to provide valuable information to people who listen to her show through the night. To …
  • Patti Vasquez Full Show 7-2-14

    Jul 3, 2014 | 1 min
    John Teti the Senior Editor for The AV Club and Jen Kramer the Director of Entertainment and Special Events joined Patti Vasquez in studio. John and Jen talked Oreo cookies, Six Feet Under and July 4th fireworks at Navy Pier. …
  • Preparing For Disaster

    Jul 3, 2014 | 10 min
    The two-fisted storm that pummeled the Chicago area this week has been classified as a rare double derecho: Two waves of destructive winds that swept across a swath of the Midwest from central Iowa to Ohio. Beth Dodson joined Patti …
  • John Teti And Jen Kramer

    Jul 3, 2014 | 44 min
    John Teti the Senior Editor for The AV Club and Jen Kramer the Director of Entertainment and Special Events joined Patti Vasquez in studio. John and Jen talked Oreo cookies, Six Feet Under and July 4th fireworks at Navy Pier.…
  • Bedtime News Story: “World Cup Out”

    Jul 3, 2014 | 6 min
    In her continuing effort to better serve the community, Patti Vasquez wants to help listeners trying to fall asleep while at the same time continuing to provide valuable information to people who listen to her show through the night. To …
  • Patti Vasquez Full Show 7-1-14

    Jul 2, 2014 | 117 min
    Is there something that drives you nuts and you think should be illegal? Illinois State Senator Dan Kotowski joined Patti Vasquez for another edition of “It Ought To Be A Law.” Plus, Wendy Whiteside is the Producing Artistic Directing for …
  • It Ought To Be A Law

    Jul 2, 2014 | 17 min
    Is there something that drives you nuts and you think should be illegal? Illinois State Senator Dan Kotowski joined Patti Vasquez for another edition of “It Ought To Be A Law”   …
  • Wendy Whiteside From “Grounded”

    Jul 2, 2014 | 36 min
    Wendy Whiteside is the Producing Artistic Directing for American Blues Theater. She joined Patti Vasquez to talk about their production of the play “Grounded,” in which she plays a former fighter pilot who is now a drone operator. While she …
  • Bedtime News Story: “Oh The Things You’ll Explode”

    Jul 2, 2014 | 10 min
    In her continuing effort to better serve the community, Patti Vasquez wants to help listeners trying to fall asleep while at the same time continuing to provide valuable information to people who listen to her show through the night. To …
  • Bedtime News Stories: “The Men In Robes Rag”

    Jul 1, 2014 | 2 min
    In her continuing effort to better serve the community, Patti Vasquez wants to help listeners trying to fall asleep while at the same time continuing to provide valuable information to people who listen to her show through the night. To …
  • Patti Vasquez Full Show 6-30-14

    Jul 1, 2014 | 119 min
    Patti Vasquez talked to listeners about their experiences during the severe weather that came through the Chicago area during the evening. Charlene McCann and Scott Seaman joined Patti to talk about their combined experience battling cancer and how they turned …
  • Battling and Beating Cancer

    Jul 1, 2014 | 26 min
    Charlene McCann and Scott Seaman joined Patti to talk about their combined experience battling cancer and how they turned that experience into a positive with their book “Battling and Beating Cancer: The Cancer Survival Book.”   …
  • US Supreme Court Rules On Contraception Coverage And Unions

    Jul 1, 2014 | 17 min
    On Monday the Supreme Court ruled in favor of three family-owned businesses Monday, saying they can refuse to pay for certain forms of contraception that they find morally repugnant. The court also ruled that personal home-care employees in Illinois cannot …
  • 6/29/14 Full Show Podcast

    Jun 30, 2014 | 114 min
    Patti kicks off the show with co-host for the evening Michael Palascak and “soccer expert”/lifelong soccer fan, Brian Tunney! After Patti talks SPORTS, Patti and Michael figure out what happened to Michael’s keys and why he assumed Patti needed 7 …
  • Patti Vasquez Full Show 6-27-14

    Jun 28, 2014 | 106 min
    Wendy Whiteside is the Producing Artistic Directing for American Blues Theater. She joined Patti Vasquez to talk about their production of the play “Grounded,” in which she plays a former fighter pilot who is now a drone operator. Plus, actor …
  • James Vickery and Cristin McCallister

    Jun 28, 2014 | 83 min
    Actor Cristin McCallister and comedian James Vickery joined Patti Vasquez to talk about their recent projects and also talked about relationships and what it’s like being the only people in their group of friends who are not having kids  …
  • Bedtime News Stories: “Speak For Yourself”

    Jun 28, 2014 | 5 min
    In her continuing effort to better serve the community, Patti Vasquez wants to help listeners trying to fall asleep while at the same time continuing to provide valuable information to people who listen to her show through the night. To …
  • Wendy Whiteside From “Grounded”

    Jun 28, 2014 | 19 min
    Wendy Whiteside is the Producing Artistic Directing for American Blues Theater. She joined Patti Vasquez to talk about their production of the play “Grounded,” in which she plays a former fighter pilot who is now a drone operator.   …
  • 06/22/14 Full Show

    Jun 27, 2014 | 130 min
    Patti kicks off the show with Jen Kramer, guest co-host for tonight’s show, as they talk about the upcoming Navy Pier Fireworks and Jen’s work with special needs children! Next, Patti chats with the lead singer of the Fleeting Suns, …
  • Patti Vasquez Full Show 6-26-14

    Jun 27, 2014 | 110 min
    Ava Suppelsa and Xazz will be performing at the Bitter Jester Battle of the Bands in Highland Park. They joined Patti, along event host Daphne Scott and Jimmy Schiffman the owner of The Shed in Highland Park. Plus, comedian Jimmy …
  • Comedian Jimmy Schubert

    Jun 27, 2014 | 17 min
    Comedian Jimmy Schubert joined Patti to talk about his run on Last Comic Standing, and he also seems to have a few problems with society in 2014.   …
  • Bitter Jester Battle of the Bands

    Jun 27, 2014 | 75 min
    Ava Suppelsa and Xazz will be performing at the Bitter Jester Battle of the Bands in Highland Park. They joined Patti, along event host Daphne Scott and Jimmy Schiffman the owner of The Shed in Highland Park.     …
  • Bedtime News Stories: “The Tower”

    Jun 27, 2014 | 3 min
    In her continuing effort to better serve the community, Patti Vasquez wants to help listeners trying to fall asleep while at the same time continuing to provide valuable information to people who listen to her show through the night. To …
  • Patti Vasquez Full Show 6-25-14

    Jun 26, 2014 | 114 min
    Comedian Kevin Bozeman joined Patti Vasquez in studio to talk about his shows at Zanies in Rosement this week. RedEye “Geek To Me” columnist Elliott Serrano joined Patti with reaction to the announcement that the Lucas Museum of Narrative Arts …
  • Diane Sawyer Leaves The ABC News Desk

    Jun 26, 2014 | 11 min
    Hadas Gold the media reporter for Politico joined Patti Vasquez with reaction to the announcement that Diane Sawyer will be leaving the anchor desk at ABC News.     …
  • George Lucas Museum Comes To Chicago

    Jun 26, 2014 | 18 min
    RedEye “Geek To Me” columnist Elliott Serrano joined Patti with reaction to the announcement that the Lucas Museum of Narrative Arts will be coming to Chicago, rather than San Francisco or Los Angeles.   …
  • Bedtime News Stories: “The Secret Cell Phone”

    Jun 26, 2014 | 6 min
    In her continuing effort to better serve the community, Patti Vasquez wants to help listeners trying to fall asleep while at the same time continuing to provide valuable information to people who listen to her show through the night. To …
  • Comedian Kevin Bozeman

    Jun 26, 2014 | 28 min
    Comedian Kevin Bozeman joined Patti Vasquez in studio to talk about his shows at Zanies in Rosement this week:   …
  • Patti Vasquez Full Show 6-24-14

    Jun 25, 2014 | 94 min
    Is there something that drives you nuts and you think should be illegal? Illinois State Senator Dan Kotowski joined Patti Vasquez for another edition of “It Ought To Be A Law.” Margo Rowder the social media manager for the Television …
  • Preparing For The Emmy Nominations

    Jun 25, 2014 | 16 min
    Margo Rowder the social media manager for the Television Academy joined Patti to talk about what goes into the upcoming Emmy nomination announcements.   …
  • Bedtime News Stories: “Chicago Strikes Back”

    Jun 25, 2014 | 12 min
    In her continuing effort to better serve the community, Patti Vasquez wants to help listeners trying to fall asleep while at the same time continuing to provide valuable information to people who listen to her show through the night. To …
  • It Ought To Be A Law

    Jun 25, 2014 | 16 min
    Is there something that drives you nuts and you think should be illegal? Illinois State Senator Dan Kotowski joined Patti Vasquez for another edition of “It Ought To Be A Law”   …
  • Patti Vasquez Full Show 6-23-14

    Jun 24, 2014 | 109 min
    John Teti, the Senior Editor for The AV Club joined Patti Vasquez in studio. Patti had a terrible experience at her local Radio Shack, and it has her angry at stores that don’t adhere to their posted hours. John also …
  • Touring The Gargoyles Of Downtown Chicago

    Jun 24, 2014 | 17 min
    Margaret Hicks is a tour guide and founder of Elevated Chicago. She joined Patti talk about her new “Binocular Tour” of the gargoyles in downtown Chicago   . …
  • John Teti Talks Radio Shack & Amazon’s New Phone

    Jun 24, 2014 | 32 min
    John Teti, the Senior Editor for The AV Club joined Patti Vasquez in studio. Patti had a terrible experience at her local Radio Shack, and it has her angry at stores that don’t adhere to their posted hours. John also …
  • Bedtime News Stories: “The All-Seeing Eyes”

    Jun 24, 2014 | 8 min
    In her continuing effort to better serve the community, Patti Vasquez wants to help listeners trying to fall asleep while at the same time continuing to provide valuable information to people who listen to her show through the night. To …
  • Patti Vasquez Full Show 6-20-14

    Jun 21, 2014 | 112 min
    The Field Museum has recently acquired four meteorites that fell to the bottom of the ocean and became fossilized 500 million years ago. They are so rare the objects are known as the “Mona Lisa of meteorites.” Patti talked to …
  • Author & Ghost Hunter Adam Selzer

    Jun 21, 2014 | 36 min
        Adam Selzer is the author of “The Ghosts of Chicago: The Windy City’s Most Famous Haunts. He joined Patti Vasquez to talk about Chicago history and ghost stories:   …
  • Bedtime News Stories: “The Attack Of The Big Noisy Birds”

    Jun 21, 2014 | 4 min
    In her continuing effort to better serve the community, Patti Vasquez wants to help listeners trying to fall asleep while at the same time continuing to provide valuable information to people who listen to her show through the night. To …
  • ‘Mona Lisa of Meteorites’ Comes To Field Museum

    Jun 21, 2014 | 14 min
    The Field Museum has recently acquired four meteorites that fell to the bottom of the ocean and became fossilized 500 million years ago. They are so rare the objects are known as the “Mona Lisa of meteorites.” Patti Vasquez talked …
  • Patti Vasquez Full Show 6-19-14

    Jun 20, 2014 | 115 min
    Dead Yet Alive and The Ska-lers will be performing at the Bitter Jester Battle of the Bands in Highland Park. They joined Patti, along event organizer Nic DeGrazia. Sandy Reeves the president of the Illinois chapter of “Stand For The …
  • Bitter Jester Battle Of The Bands

    Jun 20, 2014 | 71 min
    Dead Yet Alive and The Ska-lers will be performing at the Bitter Jester Battle of the Bands in Highland Park. They joined Patti, along event organizer Nic DeGrazia   …
  • Bedtime News Stories: “Tales Of A 4th Grade Lawsuit”

    Jun 20, 2014 | 10 min
    In her continuing effort to better serve the community, Patti Vasquez wants to help listeners trying to fall asleep while at the same time continuing to provide valuable information to people who listen to her show through the night. To …
  • Patti Vasquez Full Show 6-18-14

    Jun 19, 2014 | 111 min
    Comedian Pat McGann joined Patti Vasquez in studio. Four people died in swimming accidents over the weekend. Patti and Pat McGann talked with Dave Benjamin the Executive Director of the Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project about what people can do …
  • Summer Water Safety

    Jun 19, 2014 | 12 min
    Four people died in swimming accidents over the weekend. Patti Vasquez and comedian Pat McGann talked with Dave Benjamin the Executive Director of the Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project about what people can do to stay safe on the water …

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