The Bill Leff and Wendy Snyder Podcast from 720 WGN

The Bill Leff and Wendy Snyder Podcast from 720 WGN

Episodes

  • Bill and Wendy Full Show 8/29/14

    Aug 30, 2014 | 81 min
    Bill and Wendy try to find One Direction at their hotel, discover fall’s most anticipated TV premieres, laugh with funny man Brian McCann, find the science of being drunk and hungover with Adam Rodgers, and ask listeners what are the …
  • “Proof: The Science of Booze”

    Aug 30, 2014 | 12 min
    Author and Wired editor Adam Rogers joins Bill and Wendy to talk about the SCIENCE behind alcohol.     …
  • Comedian Brian McCann

    Aug 29, 2014 | 13 min
    Comedian Brian McCann join Bill and Wendy in studio to talk about his Chicago roots, his experiences as a writer on the Tonight Show, Conan O’Brien, and the Emmy Awards.   …
  • TV Time with Lori Rackl: Netflix & Fall’s Debuts

    Aug 29, 2014 | 14 min
    Bill and Wendy talk with the Sun-Times TV critic Lori Rackl about Netflix’s recent buy – NBC’s Blacklist, some of fall’s most anticipated debuts – Gotham, and another new creation from Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal mastermind Shonda Rhimes.  …
  • Bill and Wendy Full Show 8/28/14

    Aug 29, 2014 | 91 min
    Bill and Wendy talk UFOs, fighting ghosts with Ghostbuster Ernie Hudson, Dean’s weekly movie reviews, the annual Chicago Jazz Fest, and Bill’s weekly allowance.     …
  • Ernie Hudson & Ghostbuster’s 30th

    Aug 29, 2014 | 15 min
    Bill and Wendy talk to Ghostbuster Ernie Hudson about the movie’s 30th anniversary and the great new additions fans can find in the new Blu-Ray box set of the classic film.   …
  • Roger Marsh on Illinois UFOs

    Aug 29, 2014 | 20 min
    Bill and Wendy talk about a recent UFO sighting in Illinois with Roger Marsh, the communication director of MUFON, and what exactly are those flying white dots you see flying at you?   …
  • Flavor HD: Gluten Free Cookies Are Yummy!

    Aug 28, 2014 | 12 min
    Hannah and Dane explain what exactly gluten-free means and they introduce Bill and Wendy to some delicious gluten-free cookies. They also celebrate National Banana Lovers Day.   …
  • Jackie Robinson West’s Darold Butler

    Aug 28, 2014 | 7 min
    The Jackie Robinson West Little League US Champions are back in sweet home Chicago and their manager Darold Butler swings by the Bill and Wendy Show to chat about his inspirational team of extraordinary kids.   …
  • Bill and Wendy 8/26 Full show

    Aug 27, 2014 | 66 min
    Bill and Wendy talked kids in sports, technology, Emmys, and much more.   …
  • WGN TV’s Mark Suppelsa

    Aug 27, 2014 | 10 min
      Bill and Wendy talk Jackie Robinson West, dids in sports, and much more with WGN TV’s Mark Suppelsa. …
  • Tech Tuesday with CNET’s Bridgette Carey

    Aug 27, 2014 | 13 min
      Bill and Wendy talk twitching (what?), Microsoft 9, Iphone batterries, returning technology, and more with CNET’s Bridgette Carey. …
  • Bill & Wendy Full Show 08/25/14

    Aug 26, 2014 | 103 min
    Bill and Wendy talked boys vs girls in sports, Little League World Series, a new cleaning service, technology in our lives, the Emmys, and much more.   …
  • Digital Blues Brothers: Brian Hiss and Rob Loud

    Aug 26, 2014 | 12 min
    They are on a 12 week mission across the country in a VW bus. They want to heighten awareness of digital addiction, and encourage people to use technology to aid their lives. They are the Digital Blues Brothers.   …
  • Eric Zorn: Men vs. women in sports

    Aug 26, 2014 | 14 min
    Bill and Wendy talk with Tribune’s Eric Zorn about men vs. women in sports, the Governor’s race, Little League World Series, and much more. …
  • Nate and Cleo Pendleton: Reflecting on Hadiya

    Aug 26, 2014 | 15 min
    In the wake of recent news and on the day of Michael Brown’s funeral, Bill and Wendy talk with Nate and Cleo Pendleton. …
  • TV Time with Lori Rackl: Emmy Edition

    Aug 23, 2014 | 12 min
    Chicago Sun Times TV Critic, Lori Rackl stops by to chat about the upcoming Emmys and she gives us her predictions about a few fellow Chicagoans who have a good chance of winning.   …
  • Methtacular!

    Aug 23, 2014 | 17 min
    Steven Strafford, writer and performer, of “Methtacular!” which chronicles his story of survival in the underground world of Chicago’s crystal meth scene. Methtacular! plays August 21 – September 28, 2014 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets …
  • Flavor HD: What’s Better Than BBQ?

    Aug 22, 2014 | 14 min
    Dane, with guest Brady Lowe of Cochon 555, discusses the new and amazing Heritage BBQ event happening Labor Day. And, Food Network star, Alex Guarnaschelli, chats about the upcoming Food Network event at Ravinia.     …
  • 08/19/14 Bill and Wendy Full Show

    Aug 22, 2014 | 92 min
    It’s Tech Tuesdays with Bridget Carey, a revealing chat with Stan Lee, and an interview with a fellow radio host who live tweeted his vasectomy on this edition of the Bill and Wendy Show.   …
  • Dinosaur 13

    Aug 22, 2014 | 9 min
    Director and producer of Dinosaur 13, Todd Miller, chats with Bill and Wendy about the film that chronicles Sue the T-Rex, who has made her home at Chicago’s Field Museum.   …
  • John Hargrove: Why I Left SeaWorld

    Aug 22, 2014 | 16 min
    John Hargrove, a former senior killer whale trainer for 14 years, left SeaWorld in August of 2012 after witnessing his employer blatantly lie about the danger the massive mammals pose to people in captivity. He shares his story with Bill …
  • Michael Rooker- “It’s More Fun To Be A Bad Guy”

    Aug 22, 2014 | 14 min
    Walking Dead and Guardians of the Galaxy actor Michael Rooker joins Bill and Wendy to chat about his appearance at this weekend’s Chicago Wizard World Comic Convention.     …
  • Matt Soper: Live tweeting his vasectomy

    Aug 20, 2014 | 9 min
      Bill and Wendy talk with a man who recently tweeted about his vasectomy in real time. Of course, Bill and Wendy take every opportunity to crack a joke. …
  • Stan Lee: Upcoming appearance at Wizard World

    Aug 20, 2014 | 12 min
    Bill and Wendy talk with the amazing Stan Lee about comics, movies, and his upcoming appearance at Wizard World. Oh, and Bill suggests a villain. Indigestion Man…? …
  • CNET’s Bridget Carey: Hot tech items

    Aug 19, 2014 | 14 min
    Bill and Wendy talk with CNET’s Bridget Carey smart phones, Roku, and more. …
  • Mark Suppelsa: The Little League World Series

    Aug 19, 2014 | 9 min
    Mark chats with Bill and Wendy about the Little League World Series, the situation in Fergusson, his family, and talking to your kids about sex…? …
  • CJ Lawrence: #iftheygunnedmedown

    Aug 19, 2014 | 30 min
      CJ Lawrence is a defense attorney in Jackson, MS. He joins Bill and Wendy to discuss the all brilliant Twitter hashtag, #iftheygunnedmedown with the connection to the Michael Brown Case in Ferguson, MO. He will also talk about his …
  • Bill and Wendy Full Show 08-18-14

    Aug 19, 2014 | 114 min
    Listen to Bill and Wendy discuss the latest out of Ferguson, Missouri and the Michael Brown case. They also reveal that Kid Rock will be a grandfather. And, they interview Chet Coppock, an Adler Planetarium educator, and CJ Lawrence, an …
  • Chet Coppock: Laying It On The Line

    Aug 19, 2014 | 15 min
    Chet Coppock chats about his new book, Chet Coppock: Laying It On The Line, his greatest memories in sports and more.   …
  • Adler After Dark

    Aug 18, 2014 | 9 min
    Kyle Sater the Adler’s Sr. Educator For Public Program Development chats about Adler After Dark program.   …
  • Eric Zorn: A Discussion of Ferguson, Missouri

    Aug 18, 2014 | 9 min
    Chicago Tribune columnist Eric Zorn discusses the latest happenings in Ferguson, Missouri and about the Michael Brown case.   …
  • Lori Rackl: Netflix Debuts A Few New Series

    Aug 15, 2014 | 11 min
      Sun Times TV critic, Lori Rackl reveals that as a tribute to Robin Williams, Disney Channel will be doing multiple airings of “Aladdin” this weekend. She also recalls his early TV career days as Mork. And, Lori also chats …
  • Jim Breuer

    Aug 15, 2014 | 15 min
    Comedian Jim Breuer chats about his upcoming Aug 15th and 16th performances at Chicago Improv. …
  • What A Feeling!

    Aug 15, 2014 | 13 min
    Bill and Wendy discuss their mutual affinity for the 1980’s classic, Flashdance. …
  • The Truth About Lyme Disease

    Aug 14, 2014 | 19 min
    Melissa Sofia and her daughter, Caitlyn, share their story about how Lyme disease has affected Caitlyn. They also clear up common misconceptions about the disease. Caitlyn’s Lyme specialists are located in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin at Fox Valley Wellness, Dr. …
  • Bright Lights of the Second City: 50 Prominent Chicagoans on Living with Passion and Purpose.

    Aug 14, 2014 | 15 min
    Author Betsy Storm chats about her new book, Bright Lights of the Second City: 50 Prominent Chicagoans on Living with Passion and Purpose. …
  • The Best of Bill’s Vacation Stories

    Aug 13, 2014 | 7 min
      Bill recently visited the Turks and Caicos with his family. He shares the best stories from his time in the tropics. …
  • Remembering Robin Williams

    Aug 13, 2014 | 17 min
    John Montgomery, co-executive producer of The Crazy Ones starring Robin Williams, celebrates the life of the comedic legend. …
  • Thought-Provoking Eric Zorn

    Aug 12, 2014 | 15 min
    Eric Zorn joins Wendy Snyder and Judy Pielach to discuss grade inflation and Princeton’s proposal to end limit on giving A’s.   …
  • Wine in a Can

    Aug 12, 2014 | 13 min
    Lisa Taaffe, wine sales professional and Union Wine Co.’s Founder/ Winemaker Ryan Harms chat about wine in a can developed by Union Wine Company. …
  • Jerry Bonkowski: Tony Stewart didn’t see Kevin Ward Jr. until it was too late

    Aug 12, 2014 | 14 min
    Jerry Bonkowski, writer, MotorSportsTalk at NBCSports.com, discusses NASCAR’s Tony Stewart hitting and killing fellow driver Kevin Ward, Jr.       …
  • Comedian Gilbert Gottfried on Robin William’s Death

    Aug 11, 2014 | 6 min
    Comedian Gilbert Gottfried joined Wendy Snyder and Judy Pielach to comment on comedian and actor Robin William’s shocking death. Williams had recently announced his return to rehab and the post-production of Mrs. Doubtfire 2. …
  • Dean Richards goes Into The Storm

    Aug 8, 2014 | 12 min
    Dean Richards joined Wendy Snyder to talk about last weekend’s big opening for Guardians of the Galaxy and Dean also had a review of the new movie “Into The Storm,” which blows into theaters this weekend.     …
  • Predicting the next big earthquake

    Aug 7, 2014 | 14 min
    David Nabhan, the author of “Earthquake Prediction: Answers In Plain Sight” joined Wendy Snyder and guest co-host Dean Richards to talk about his prediction of a big earthquake in September.     …
  • Old School Chicagoland Eats

    Aug 7, 2014 | 9 min
    Danny Wurst, the Chicago Community Director for Yelp joined Wendy Snyder along with guest co-hosts Hannah Stanley and Dane Neal to talk about their list of the best old school eating options in Chicago.   …
  • “If You Build It,” Dwier Brown will come

    Aug 7, 2014 | 17 min
    Actor Dwier Brown joined Wendy Snyder along with guest co-hosts Hannah Stanley and Dane Neal to talk about his iconic role in the movie Field of Dreams and his new book “If You Build It”       …
  • Actor Matt Walsh goes “Into The Storm”

    Aug 7, 2014 | 14 min
    Actor Matt Walsh joined Wendy Snyder along with guest co-hosts Hannah Stanley and Dane Neal to talk about the new movie “Into the Storm” which blows into theaters this weekend.       …
  • Flavor HD: Do us a Flavor

    Aug 6, 2014 | 14 min
    Description: Flavor HD foodies Hannah and Dane talked with Wendy Snyder about a new Food Network event at Ravinia, and also the interesting flavor combinations in the competition to pick the new flavor for Lays Chips. …
  • The Starfish Throwers

    Aug 5, 2014 | 15 min
    Executive Director of the Midwest Independent Film Festival, Mike McNamara as well as director Jesse Roesler and producer Melody Gilbert chat about their film, The Starfish Throwers, which premieres tonight at Midwest Independent Film Festival.     …
  • Harmonica Legend Corky Siegel

    Aug 5, 2014 | 12 min
    Corky Siegel, harmonica maestro, joins Rick Kogan and Wendy Snyder to chat about his amazing career and upcoming performance City Winery. …
  • Understanding Your Email Privacy and Hacking

    Aug 5, 2014 | 14 min
    CNET senior editor and host of daily news show CNET Update, Bridget Carey reveals a recent case wherein Google found child pornography in a man’s e-mail, and Google alerted authorities, and it led to his arrest.   …
  • iO Chicago Has a New Home

    Aug 5, 2014 | 17 min
    Charna Halpern, co-founder of the Improv Olympic, chats with Wendy Snyder and Rick Kogan about iO’s new space and shares memories of former iO performers. …
  • Dr. Jay Gottfried

    Aug 5, 2014 | 13 min
      Why do we not like certain smells but love others? Northwestern Olfactory neuro-scientist, Dr. Jay Gottfried, joins Wendy Snyder to discuss people’s aversion to certain smells. Listen in and find out why you might love the smell of chicken …
  • The inspirational Genevieve Liu live in Studio!

    Aug 5, 2014 | 18 min
      The inspirational Genevieve Liu joins Wendy in the studio to discuss her story on coping with the loss of a parent. Genevieve began her own website to help with others who have gone through similar experiences. For more information …
  • ‘Pocket Bra’ inventor and CEO, Sherry Goff

    Aug 5, 2014 | 15 min
      Wendy Snyder speaks with guest, Sherry Goff – inventor, founder and CEO of the Pocket Bra! Listen in as Sherry discusses her invention and gives WGN listeners a special incentive to try out her product!   For more information …
  • Phil Rosenthal

    Aug 5, 2014 | 17 min
    Phil Rosenthall joins Wendy Snyder and Eric Zorn to discuss his recent article on the Tribune split and the changes that will occur in the upcoming months. What will be the outcome of this change?   …
  • Lori Rackl: What You Should Watch Now on TV

    Aug 1, 2014 | 11 min
    Lori Rackl discusses new TV series debuting next week: “Top Chef Duels,” a new Kelsey Grammer comedy set in Chicago called “Partners”, “The Knick” on Cinemax and “Outlander” on Starz. And, she also chats about the Sharknado 2 craze and …
  • Ebola is Coming to the United States

    Aug 1, 2014 | 8 min
    Kristen Nordlund, spokesperson for CDC, discusses the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa and the chances of the virus spreading to the United States as two Ebola victims are reportedly being transported to Atlanta.   …
  • Meg Conley: Why You Should Have Sex with Your Husband Every Day

    Aug 1, 2014 | 16 min
    Writer and mother of two, Meg Conley, joins Bill and Wendy to chat about her experiment of having sex with her husband every day for a month and how it enriched her relationship. …
  • Your Next Selfie Can Predict When You Will Die

    Aug 1, 2014 | 15 min
    S. Jay Olshansky, a Professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago and a Research Associate at the Center on Aging at the University of Chicago and at the London School of Hygiene and …
  • Ron Onesti: Southern Rock Reunion

    Aug 1, 2014 | 13 min
    Rock out with the Southern Rock Reunion Tour featuring The Marshall Tucker Band, Molly Hatchett, The Outlaws, and The Artimus Pile Band this Sun, Aug 3rd at Festival Park in Elgin. President and CEO of Onesti Entertainment, Ron Onesti, joins …
  • Dr. Charles Hebert: Why Workplace Violence Occurs

    Jul 31, 2014 | 13 min
      A recently demoted worker at ArrowStream shot and critically injured the CEO of his company and then took his own life. Dr. Charles Hebert, psychiatrist, Rush University Medical Center, shares his psychological expertise on workplace violence.     …
  • Dean Richards: Why You Should Watch Sharknado 2

    Jul 31, 2014 | 14 min
    Dean Richards reviews Sharknado 2, Guardians of the Galaxy and Get On Up. …
  • Flavor HD: Say Cheesecake!

    Jul 31, 2014 | 7 min
    Lollapalooza is almost here! Want to know the lineup for this year’s best eats at Lolla? Listen as Flavor HD’s Hannah and Dane dish about the yummiest music fest treats! And, since it’s National Cheesecake Day, Hannah and Dane share …
  • Stop, Drop and Roll…Bill and Wendy chat with Chicago Firefighters!

    Jul 31, 2014 | 17 min
    The Chicago Fire Department needs your help! Captain Stanley Williams and Lieutenant t Quention Curtis joins Bill and Wendy to talk about how you can apply to join the Chicago Fire Department. They also chat about what it takes to …
  • 2nd Annual Off To The Races

    Jul 29, 2014 | 10 min
    Dr. Erik Johnson, MD, Pediatric Services Medical Director for The Alexian Brothers Women and Children’s Hospital, discusses the 2nd Annual Off to the Races charity event on Sun, Aug 3rd at Arlington Park. …
  • ParkWhiz: How You Can Cheaper Parking In Chicago

    Jul 29, 2014 | 13 min
    ParkWhiz co-founder and CEO Aashish Dalal chats about his free app that allows drivers to find the cheapest parking in real time, download a mobile pass and wave their smartphone at the entrance to park.   …
  • CNET’s Bridget Carey On the Art of the Selfie and OkCupid

    Jul 29, 2014 | 11 min
    CNET senior editor, Bridget Carey, chats with Bill and Wendy about OKCupid’s experiment on users – telling those with 30% compatibility that they were a 90% match. She also chats about the art of the selfie and how to crop …
  • Eric Zorn: Dirty Handshaking and Mayor Jane Byrne

    Jul 29, 2014 | 29 min
    Eric Zorn joins Bill and Wendy at Beyond the Ivy before the July 28th Cubs game to talk about how disturbingly disgusting handshaking is with Jalanda Jones, and when will former Chicago mayor Jane Byrne be recognized and honored for …
  • Charlie Barnett & Monica Raymund of ‘Chicago Fire’

    Jul 28, 2014 | 14 min
    Chicago Fire actors Charlie Barnett and Monica Raymund join Bill and Wendy at Beyond the Vine to talk playing a firefighter and paramedic in the best city ever and how they stand the heat!   …
  • Mike Toomey: I Love Sloppyjoes and Chili

    Jul 23, 2014 | 16 min
      WGN TV’S Mike Toomey explains his passion for sloppy joes. He also chats about his performance this weekend at the Skokie Theatre.   …
  • Flavor HD: Happy Hot Dog Day!

    Jul 23, 2014 | 12 min
    Hannah from Flavor HD chats with Bill and Wendy about the importance of food safety and shares information about National Hot Dog Day.   …
  • Chicago Blackhawks Convention: Patrick Sharp

    Jul 23, 2014 | 15 min
    Chicago Blackhawks star, Patrick Sharp, joins Bill and Wendy to discuss what’s in store for the upcoming hockey season. …
  • Chicago Blackhawks Convention: Rocky Wirtz, John McDonough, Jonathan Toews, and Patrick Kane

    Jul 23, 2014 | 22 min
    Rocky Wirtz, John McDonough, Jonathan Toews, and Patrick Kane join Bill, Wendy, Steve, and Dave Eanet at the Chicago Blackhawks Convention to reveal what’s next for our boys in red and black. …
  • David Brown: An Update from Tel Aviv, Israel

    Jul 22, 2014 | 7 min
    David Brown, the chairman of the board at the Jewish United Fund in Chicago, is in Israel on a solidarity mission and was scheduled to leave tomorrow but the FAA has canceled his flight. He joins Bill and Wendy live …
  • Eric Zorn: Who’s Captain of Your Household?

    Jul 22, 2014 | 16 min
    Eric Zorn muses about the role of the captain of the household, the person who manages the daily grind of soccer practices, dentist appointments, etc, and how it affects a marriage. …
  • CNET’s Bridget Carey: Facebook’s New Buy Button

    Jul 22, 2014 | 12 min
    CNET Senior Editor, Bridget Carey reveals that Facebook is rolling out a “Buy” button, so you can make a purchase of an item right within Facebook. And, the social media giant is also adding a new “save” feature so you …
  • Mark Suppelsa: FAA bans U.S. Airlines from Israel

    Jul 22, 2014 | 6 min
    WGN TV’s Mark Suppelsa updates Bill and Wendy about the air travel ban from US to Israel. And, he discusses his latest investigative piece for WGN concerning the influx of guns in to the city of Chicago.   …
  • WeishFest 2014

    Jul 22, 2014 | 10 min
    The Andrew Weishar Foundation (AWF) was created to honor the memory of Andrew Weishar and his legacy of helping others to live with faith, courage, and strength. Dan Weishar joins Bill and Wendy to chat about the WeishFest, which is …
  • Remaking Gender Relations in the Bathroom

    Jul 22, 2014 | 9 min
    Sara Grossman, the whiz of the Stand Up, a peeing accessory that allows women to pee while standing up and then dispose of the waste, chats with Bill and Wendy about her groundbreaking invention.   …
  • Professor Charles Lipson on the MH 17 crash & Gaza

    Jul 18, 2014 | 12 min
    DePaul University Professor Charles Lipson joins the program to talk about the latest news on the tragic Malaysian airlines crash.     …
  • President and CEO of Ravinia, Welz Kaufman

    Jul 18, 2014 | 12 min
    Welz Kauffman joins Bill and Wendy at the Allstate Hometown Voices tour in Ravinia. He’s President and CEO of Ravinia- so he knows his stuff.         …
  • Allstate agent Eddie Litke

    Jul 18, 2014 | 11 min
    Allstate Agent Eddie Litke joined Bill and Wendy live at Ravinia yesterday during the Hometown Voices tour!     …
  • Flavor HD: National Hot Dog Month

    Jul 16, 2014 | 14 min
    Hot dog, hot dog, hot diggety-dog! Flavor HD foodies Hannah and Dane celebrate National Hot Dog Month with Bill and Wendy and share fun facts about wieners!   …
  • Tom Appel: How Nicholas Cage Saved Saab

    Jul 16, 2014 | 6 min
    Tom Appel, publisher of Consumer Guide Automotive, joins Bill and Wendy to chat about the perils of parallel parking, odd car names, and how the Saab was (sort of) saved by Nicholas Cage.   …
  • How To Curb Chicago Gun Violence

    Jul 16, 2014 | 19 min
    Tom Ahern, Sr. Special Agent, Public Information Officer at ATF, joins Bill and Wendy to discuss his work in ending Chicago gun violence and listeners share solutions as to how we can curb our increasingly violent crime.   …
  • Bridget Carey- Fitness Trackers: Hot or Not?

    Jul 16, 2014 | 15 min
    CNET’s Bridget Carey chats about the popularity of fitness tracker wrist bands. And, in the race for healthcare news, she reveals how Alcon will be working with Google to make smart contact lenses to help diabetics.   …
  • Kane County Fair 2014

    Jul 16, 2014 | 9 min
    Larry Breon, Board President of the Kane County Fair, reveals the new and exciting happenings this year at the Kane County Fair which runs July 16th- 20th. …
  • Tuesdays With Mark Suppelsa

    Jul 16, 2014 | 9 min
    WGN TV’s Mark Suppelsa joins Bill and Wendy to chat about the best story he’s ever covered. And, he reveals why he is comfortable with his gray hair. He also shares his thoughts on a possible Karen Lewis vs. Rahm …
  • How To Help Someone Die

    Jul 14, 2014 | 9 min
    Salon writer Mara Altman joins Bill and Wendy to discuss her role as an end-of-life doula.     …
  • Fiddlin’ with Eric Zorn

    Jul 14, 2014 | 17 min
    Eric Zorn describes his weekend participation in a fiddling competition. He also shares his talent for calling square dances and his roots in folk music. Eric also discusses the hassles of carry-on luggage.     …
  • How To Train Your Garden

    Jul 14, 2014 | 15 min
    Tony Fulmer, horticulturist from Chalet Nursery, answers Wendy’s queries about her hydrangeas. He also shares his knowledge of all things flowery as he answers listeners calls about their gardens.   …
  • Jimmy Pardo

    Jul 10, 2014 | 25 min
    Comedian Jimmy Pardo chats about his music preferences, his love of musicals, and working at Lincoln Mall with Bill. He and Wendy also reveal their previous employment history at the Gap. And, he chats about his performances this weekend at …
  • Flavor HD: Taste of Chicago

    Jul 10, 2014 | 13 min
    Hannah and Dane join Bill and Wendy to give them a behind the scenes taste of the Taste of Chicago.   …
  • Man Trapped in Jail for More than 30 Hours

    Jul 10, 2014 | 7 min
    Cara Smith, Cook County Jail Spokesperson, chats with Bill and Wendy about a man that was trapped in Cook County Jail for more than 30 hours while visiting his son.   …
  • Run with The Bulls This Weekend in Chicago!

    Jul 10, 2014 | 14 min
    The Great Bull Run and Tomato Royale are coming to the Hawthorne Race Course, located just 9 miles outside of Chicago in Cicero, Ill., on Saturday July 12, 2014. Co-founder Rob Dickens joins Bill and Wendy to chat about this …
  • Bridget Carey: Don’t Fly With A Dead Battery

    Jul 9, 2014 | 18 min
      On some overseas flights to the US, TSA will require you to turn on your electronic devices as part of the new security screening procedures. CNET Daily Update host, Bridget Carey, joins Bill and Wendy to discuss what this …
  • Summer Pet Safety: What You Need To Know

    Jul 9, 2014 | 15 min
      Noted pet expert, Steve Dale, joins Bill and Wendy to chat about summer pet safety. He also shares animal news from around the world. …
  • Eric Zorn: Why I Took Off My Pants in Bill’s Driveway

    Jul 8, 2014 | 18 min
    Venerated Chicago Tribune columnist, Eric Zorn, chats about that time when he took off his pants in Bill’s driveway. And, on a serious note, they discuss the astronomical number of shootings in Chicago over the 4th of July weekend. …
  • Caryn Bark: Funny Old Broads

    Jul 8, 2014 | 24 min
    Comedienne and actress, Caryn Bark, dishes about her show, Funny Old Broads, which has been given an extended run at Skokie Theatre. She also reveals her love of foraging for nuts and berries and how this new hobby had a …
  • The 10 Lies Men Tell Women

    Jul 3, 2014 | 13 min
    Wendy found 10 lies that men tell women and asks Bill how many on the list he’s told his wife.   …
  • Bridget Carey on Facebook’s emotional experiment

    Jul 3, 2014 | 11 min
    This week on Tech Tuesday, Bridget Carey of CNET talks Facebook’s emotional experiment and texting…smells?   …
  • The 90′s: The Last Great Decade

    Jul 3, 2014 | 12 min
    Bill and Wendy chat with Janet Root, executive producer of National Geographic Channel’s newest mini-series “The 90′s: The Last Greatest Decade”.   …
  • Chicago: Let The Force Be With You

    Jun 26, 2014 | 10 min
    Star Wars creator George Lucas has chosen Chicago as the location for his Lucas Cultural Arts Museum. Jimmy Mac, host of award winning Stars Wars podcast, Rebel Force Radio, divulges all the details about this exciting new pop culture must-see …
  • What It Means To Be An Allstate Agent

    Jun 26, 2014 | 8 min
    Naperville Allstate agency owner Carly Hiteman chats about what it means to be an Allstate agent and a working mom.   …
  • ChiGaygo

    Jun 26, 2014 | 10 min
    Scott Duff and Poppy Champlin chat about ChiGaygo, Laugh Factory Chicago’s premiere queer comedy showcase. …
  • Flavor HD: Dane Neal, The Blueberry Guy

    Jun 25, 2014 | 4 min
    Hannah is on assignment, so Dane is flying solo for this blueberry-icious Flavor HD segment! Dane chats with Bill and Wendy about his work as a blueberry impresario. Dane also chats about the Windy City Smoke Out, a BBQ fest …
  • Rick Bentley: The Perfect Jack Bauer Moment

    Jun 25, 2014 | 14 min
    TV critic Rick Bentley chats about Diane Sawyer stepping down from the ABC anchor chair and re-caps an incredible TV moment on last night’s episode of 24. And, he divulges details about FX’s hottest new show, The Tyrant. Also, he …
  • Permission to Parent

    Jun 24, 2014 | 16 min
    Dr. Robin Berman joins Bill and Wendy to chat about her book, Permission to Parent. …
  • Rex Huppke: How To Interview Better

    Jun 23, 2014 | 15 min
    Chicago Tribune writer, Rex Huppke, joins Bill and Wendy to chat about the changing process of job interviews. And, he explains how many companies are hiring based on how well a potential employee blends into the job culture of that …
  • Eric Zorn: I Can’t Dunk Anymore

    Jun 23, 2014 | 16 min
    Eric Zorn waxes nostalgic about his basketball dunking days. He also shares his thoughts on the World Cup. And, Eric reveals the embarrassing story of how he couldn’t understand the Italian menu at a restaurant he recently visited.   …
  • Probiotics: An Explanation

    Jun 23, 2014 | 8 min
    Probiotics queen, Natasha Trenev, explains the science behind probiotics and how ingesting probiotics can help clear up acne.       …
  • Chicago Scots Highland Games

    Jun 19, 2014 | 13 min
    Gus Noble, President of the Chicago Scots, with piper Dave Greiwe, chats about the Highland Games happening this weekend in Itasca. Join the Scots for haggis, bagpipes and more!   …
  • Ink for Survivors

    Jun 19, 2014 | 8 min
    Tattoo artist, Vinnie Myers, chats about his work tattooing breast cancer survivors. …
  • Dean Richards: Jersey Boys and Think Like A Man 2

    Jun 19, 2014 | 12 min
    Dean Richards reviews Jersey Boys and Think Like A Man 2. He also reveals the latest Hollywood news that there will be a Saved By the Bell film. …
  • Million Dollar Quartet

    Jun 18, 2014 | 18 min
    Adam Lee (Johnny Cash), Colte Julian (Jerry Lee Lewis), Shaun Whitley (Carl Perkins), and Billy Woodward (Elvis Presley) star in Million Dollar Quartet,the longest-running Broadway musical production in Chicago’s history, which has been extended through January 4, 2015. They join …
  • Flavor HD: I Scream for Ice-Cream!

    Jun 18, 2014 | 11 min
    Hannah and Dane whip up a batch of homemade ice-cream to share with Bill and Wendy. And, Dane shares fun facts about this favorite summer treat!   …
  • Bridget Carey: All About Amazon

    Jun 18, 2014 | 12 min
    CNET senior editor, Bridget Carey, chats the Amazon Smartphone, Amazon Prime, and Amazon Prime Music as a new perk for signing up for Prime.She also reveals how mothers and students can get a discount on Amazon Prime memberships.   …
  • Pat McGann

    Jun 18, 2014 | 13 min
    Chicago comedian, Pat McGann, joins Bill and Wendy to chat about his experience meeting Donald Rumsfeld outside the studio and promotes his appearances at Zanies.   …

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