WGN - The Steve Cochran Podcast

WGN - The Steve Cochran Podcast

Episodes

  • Steve Cochran Show 8/19/14 Part Two

    Aug 19, 2014 | 52 min
    The second half of the show was packed. Matthew Lillard from The Bridge (and Scream if you ask Kevin) joined the show. Two triathletes came by the studio, and the legendary Dee Snider explained why he loves Chicago and why …
  • Matthew Lillard from FX’s The Bridge: It’s a Little Dark and a Little Dirty

    Aug 19, 2014 | 8 min
    Matthew Lillard is one of those actors whom you would recognize from anywhere. He’s on FX’s The Bridge, but you would recognize him from anything from Scream to Scooby Doo. Steve and Matthew solved many of the world’s problems, …
  • Steve Cochran Show 8/19/14 Part One

    Aug 19, 2014 | 50 min
    In the first half of the show, there was another update from Ferguson. Steve brought back “Radio Twitter” where people called in and had ten seconds to tell Steve something that he wasn’t interested in. Micah Halpern joined the program …
  • Dee Snider: The Coolest Grandfather Ever

    Aug 19, 2014 | 21 min
    Dee Snider came on to the Steve Cochran Show to promote his show that his coming to Broadway in Chicago. We highly recommended you go see that, but listen to this podcast to hear what Dee Snider’s grand-kids call him, …
  • Steve Dale’s Pet World Invades the Morning Show

    Aug 19, 2014 | 13 min
    Steve Dale joined the morning show with two very special guests; Governor Pat Quinn and Marvin the dog. Steve Dale will be hanging out with Steve Cochran about once a month featuring a pet that could be adopted… by you! …
  • Illinois Minimum Wage: A New Chicago Tribune’s Insights

    Aug 19, 2014 | 11 min
    Rick Pearson joined the program again to talk about a new Chicago Tribune Poll that focused on minimum wage in Illinois. Check out this podcast to hear the results of this poll. Rick does more than report on polls though, …
  • Micah Halpern: How 800 People Caused 55,000 to Flee.

    Aug 19, 2014 | 10 min
    Michal Halpern from The Micah Report joined the show to discuss the situation overseas with ISIS as well as Russia. …
  • Steve Cochran Show 8/19/14 Hour One

    Aug 19, 2014 | 24 min
    In the first hour of the show, Andrea Darlas welcomed back Dave Eanet from New York, talked to Steve Bernas from the Better Business Bureau about another data breach and what we can do to protect ourselves. After that, the …
  • Jim Cornelison & Mark Slaby: Ice Bucket Challenge & Veterans with ALS

    Aug 18, 2014 | 15 min
    Jim Cornelison and Mark Slaby stopped by the program to talk about their Ice Bucket Challenge experiences. Each member of the show talked about who they know that hasn’t been challenged… which prompted a few more challenges. …
  • Kinky Boots: Coming to Chicago despite a Five-Year-Old’s Critiques

    Aug 18, 2014 | 15 min
    Ellyn Marie Marsh from Kinky Boots joined the program. She offered a preview of the show and explained why her five-year-old is her biggest critic. …
  • Steve Cochran Show 8/18/14 Hour Five

    Aug 18, 2014 | 29 min
    In the Fifth Hour of the Steve Cochran Show, there was a preview of Broadway in Chicago’s Kinky Boots and Steve visited with two friends who just took the Ice Bucket Challenge, Mark Slaby of the Illinois Patriot Education Fund …
  • Ice Bucket Challenge: What Has it Done for ALS?

    Aug 18, 2014 | 12 min
    A critique of the Ice Bucket Challenge that is all over the internet is that the focus is on the ice, not on the disease that the challenge is raising money for. Julie Sharpe, the ALS Association Chicago Chapter Executive …
  • Ferguson Missouri: An Update and Some Perspective

    Aug 18, 2014 | 13 min
    Vicki Pimentel from KTRS in St. Louis gave an update on the evolving situation in Ferguson. Steve offered some perspective afterwards, and stressed the importance of gathering facts in a story like this, not just reading headlines. …
  • Steve Cochran Show 8/18/14 Hour Four

    Aug 18, 2014 | 26 min
    In the fourth hour of the program, Steve was joined by Vicki Pimentel from KTRS in St. Louis. She gave an update on the evolving story in Ferguson. After that, ALS Association Chicago Chapter Executive Director Julie Sharpe joined the …
  • iPhone 6: What’s true, What’s not, and Why Steve Won’t Switch to Apple

    Aug 18, 2014 | 10 min
    Tim Stevens, CNET Editor-at-Large, joined the Steve Cochran Show to talk about the upcoming release of the iPhone 6 and other news in the world of technology. …
  • Steve Cochran Show 8/18/14 Hour Three

    Aug 18, 2014 | 27 min
    In the third hour of the program, Roger Germann from the Shedd Aquarium gave one final push for the Shedd to be voted as the best Aquarium in North America. After that, Tim Stevens from CNET joined the program to …
  • Continuing the Conversation: Dr. Kevin Most on Mental Illness

    Aug 18, 2014 | 15 min
    Dr. Kevin Most used his weekly segment to continue the conversation about mental health. He shared common symptoms of depression as well as a prognosis on how well Illinois is able to handle these patients. …
  • Steve Cochran Show 8/18/14 Hour Two

    Aug 18, 2014 | 27 min
    In the second hour of the program, Doctor Kevin Most shared some insight into mental illness, including basic symptoms of depression. Steve also gave his perspective on the evolving story in Ferguson. …
  • Steve Cochran Show 8/18/14 Hour One

    Aug 18, 2014 | 29 min
    In this hour, Andrea Darlas caught everyone up on what happened over the weekend, including a review of the Chicago Air and Water Show and Nick Digillio gave some of his thoughts on why Expendables 3 isn’t doing well in …
  • Steve Cochran Show 8/15/14 Hour Five

    Aug 15, 2014 | 25 min
    In the final hour of the week, three more members of the morning show crew took the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money and awareness for ALS. Tony Hale from Veep and Rachel Brosnahan from Manhattan were also guests during …
  • Steve Cochran Show 8/15/14 Hour Four

    Aug 15, 2014 | 25 min
    The fourth hour of the Steve Cochran Show featured a segment from Ted the $100,000 steer. If you missed the story, and want to literally hear from the steer, check out the podcast. By the end of this, Steve was …
  • Steve Cochran Show 8/15/14 Hour Three

    Aug 15, 2014 | 22 min
    In the third hour of the Steve Cochran Show, Rick Pearson joined the program to share insights into a new Chicago Tribune poll that could mean trouble for the mayor. After that, Glen Kozlowski shared his thoughts on what he’s …
  • Steve Cochran Show 8/15 Hour Two

    Aug 15, 2014 | 26 min
    In the second hour of the Steve Cochran Show, the morning show took “Lou’s First Call” with Lou Manferdini and “shared the show” with WGN’s number one Twitter Fan, Melissa Halperin. …
  • Steve Cochran Show 8/15/14 Hour One

    Aug 15, 2014 | 30 min
    In the first hour of the Steve Cochran Show, Andrea Darlas was joined by the General Manager of the Illinois State Fair, and reviewed the key stories that happened “while you were sleeping.” …
  • Rachel Brosnahan: WGN’s Manhattan

    Aug 15, 2014 | 10 min
    Rachel Brosnahan is a local actress who has made has become a rising star thanks to House of Cards and WGN’s Manhattan. She stopped by the show to share a behind the scenes look at the show. …
  • $100,000 Illinois State Fair Grand Champion Steer LIVE in Studio

    Aug 15, 2014 | 11 min
    The Grand Champion Steer that was auctioned off for $100,000 at the Illinois State Fair joined the program this morning. He had a lot of interesting insights to share and apparently his name is Ted. …
  • Tony Hale: Archibald’s Next Big Thing and More

    Aug 15, 2014 | 8 min
    Tony Hale from Veep, Arrested Development, and other great “scene stealing” comedic roles, joined the Steve Cochran Show. He reviewed some of his favorites, including a few roles you may not remember. He also previewed his upcoming Children’s book, Archibald’s …
  • Chicago Tribune’s New Poll: More Bad News for Mayor Emanuel

    Aug 15, 2014 | 12 min
    WGN Radio & Chicago Tribune’s Rick Pearson shared a recent poll that elaborates on why Mayor Emanuel’s reelection prospects don’t look as strong as you would think. …
  • Glen Kozlowski: Chicago Bears Review

    Aug 15, 2014 | 10 min
    Now that they’ve played two entire preseason games, it seems appropriate that Glen Kozlowski would stop by to review the Chicago Bears. Check out this podcast to hear what Koz thinks about the Bears! …
  • #ShareaShow with Melissa Halperin

    Aug 15, 2014 | 9 min
    She’s the show’s number one fan on Twitter, and @LawyerMom76 wasted no time asking Steve the important questions and making sure she interrupted Steve to do so. If you want to have a share of the show, just tell me …
  • Amy Bliefnick: Illinois State Fair Recap

    Aug 15, 2014 | 9 min
    General Manager of the Illinois State Fair Amy Bliefnick was on the first hour of the Steve Cochran Show with Orion Samuelson and Andrea Darlas. She recapped the big stories from the Illinois State Fair and thanked Orion for all …
  • Jay Beau Jones Full Interview

    Aug 15, 2014 | 7 min
    Author of Heroes Mentors and Friends, Jay Beau Jones joined Steve to discuss his new book, how far back Steve and him go, and who his heroes are.   …
  • Bruce Rauner Will Release His Tax Returns

    Aug 14, 2014 | 15 min
    Republican Candidate for Governor Bruce Rauner returned the program to discuss his tax returns, extensive mudslinging in campaigns, and what’s next for his campaign. …
  • Community Glue Workshop: Anna Davlantes Knows Her Way Around a Soldering Iron

    Aug 14, 2014 | 9 min
    Carla Bruni from the Community Glue Workshop shared the concept of her cool organization. They fix things that are broken, and teach anyone who wants to know how to fix them. …
  • Steve Cochran Show 8/14/14 Hour Five

    Aug 14, 2014 | 25 min
    The fifth hour of the Steve Cochran Show featured day two of Ice Bucket Challenges. Dave Eanet and Kevin Powell took the challenge today and called out Nick Digillio and Ross Cochran. Stay tuned for tomorrow and check out the …
  • Steve Cochran Show 8/14/14 Hour Four

    Aug 14, 2014 | 30 min
    The fourth hour of the program was highlighted by Republican Candidate for Governor Bruce Rauner. Dean Richards also gave his daily entertainment report, and Steve pointed out some ridiculous ways that people die. …
  • Howard Sudberry: Come out to Arlington Million

    Aug 14, 2014 | 10 min
    Howard Sudberry, Senior Director of Marketing and Communications for Arlington Park joined the show. The annual Arlington Million is Saturday, but there is never a dull day at Arlington, even if Steve doesn’t understand what the rest of the show …
  • Steve Cochran Show Hour Three 8/14/14

    Aug 14, 2014 | 26 min
    In the third hour of the program, Steve Cochran was joined by potential-mayoral candidate Bob Fioretti and Senior Director of Marketing and Communications of Alrington Park Howard Sudberry. …
  • Alderman Bob Fioretti: Running for Mayor?

    Aug 14, 2014 | 11 min
    While he wasn’t ready to announce anything, Alderman Bob Fioretti joined the program to discuss his views on Mayor Emanuel, how to improve the city and more!   …
  • Rick Pearson: Mayor Emanuel Approval Numbers are Down

    Aug 14, 2014 | 11 min
    A new Chicago Tribune poll came out that showed a drop in the mayor’s approval ratings and that a hypothetical campaign against Karen Lewis would be a close race. Political reporter extraordinaire Rick Pearson joined the show to discuss what …
  • Steve Cochran Show 8/14/14 Hour Two

    Aug 14, 2014 | 22 min
    In the second hour of the show, Steve Cochran and crew discussed the impact of the ice bucket challenge for ALS research and awareness. After that, Rick Pearson joined the program to discuss a recent poll that should have the …
  • David Kidwell: Red Light Camera Controversy

    Aug 14, 2014 | 9 min
    Andrea Darlas welcomed David Kidwell, the Chicago Tribune reporter that first broke the story on spikes in the number of tickets issued and other discrepancies with the red-light cameras around the city. …
  • Steve Cochran Show 8/14/14 Hour One

    Aug 14, 2014 | 21 min
    In the first hour of the Steve Cochran Show, Andrea Darlas welcomed David Kidwell, the Chicago Tribune reporter that first broke the story about flaws with red-light cameras around the city. The morning show also broke down the ice bucket …
  • Vicki Pimentel on the riots in St. Louis

    Aug 13, 2014 | 7 min
    Vicki Pimentel, a reporter at KTRS in St. Louis, was generous enough to jump on the program to talk about what’s actually happening in St. Louis after an unarmed teen was shot and killed by police. Check out this podcast …
  • Ice Bucket Challenge: Morning Show Edition

    Aug 13, 2014 | 8 min
    Steve Cochran, Andy Masur and Andrea Darlas (sort of) took the Ice Bucket Challenge in support of ALS research. Just listening to this will make you chilly. …
  • Steve Cochran Show Hour Five 8/13/14

    Aug 13, 2014 | 30 min
    In the fifth hour of the program it finally happened. Steve, Andy Masur, and Andrea Darlas (kind of) all dumped buckets of ice on their head in support of ALS research. We also heard from a representative for the Big …
  • Jim Courier: The Davis Cup is Coming to Chicago

    Aug 13, 2014 | 12 min
    Jim Courier joined the Steve Cochran Show to talk about The Davis Cup coming to Chicago, the state of tennis in this country, and how to make the sport more universal. …
  • Steve Cochran Show 8/13/14 Hour Four

    Aug 13, 2014 | 22 min
    In the fourth hour of the Steve Cochran Show, Dean Richards gave his daily entertainment report, Steve continued to prepare for the ice bucket challenge, and Steve went through some bands that he was in. …
  • Steve Cochran Show 8/13/14 Hour Three

    Aug 13, 2014 | 26 min
    In the third hour of the program, the show went across the pond to talk to Paul Coyte. Jim Courier, former number one tennis player in the world, followed that to talk about the Davis Cup coming to Chicago. …
  • Paul Coyte: The Classiest Sounding Guest on the Steve Cochran Show

    Aug 13, 2014 | 11 min
    Steve Cochran’s long-time British friend Paul Coyte joined the program to discuss a “scary” story from across the pond and popular travel destinations around London. …
  • Steve Cochran Show 8/13/14 Hour Two

    Aug 13, 2014 | 27 min
    In the second hour of the show, Steve talked about how you can #ShareaShow with the morning show! You can submit on Facebook or on Twitter or by emailing stevecochranshow@wgnradio.com. …
  • Steve Cochran Show 8/13/14 Hour One

    Aug 13, 2014 | 28 min
    In the first hour of the program, the morning show revealed some movies they haven’t seen, and a member of the Nick Digillio committed blasphemy… according to Steve at least. …
  • Dean Richards on the Death of Robin Williams

    Aug 12, 2014 | 13 min
    Dean Richards shared his thoughts with the Steve Cochran Show this morning on the death of Robin Williams. …
  • Steve Cochran Show on the Death of Robin Williams

    Aug 12, 2014 | 14 min
    The discussion on the death of Robin Williams was spread out throughout the morning. In this particular section, Steve discussed the various resources that are out there for those that suffer from mental illness. …
  • Julie Watson: ‘Yes Means Yes’ Sexual Assault Law

    Aug 12, 2014 | 9 min
    Julie Watson from the Associated Press joined the program to discuss how the conversation on sexual assault can often become misguided and how that plays out on a college campus. You can read one of her recent articles HERE.…
  • Shedd Aquarium: Shark Week & Top 10 Aquariums in North America

    Aug 12, 2014 | 6 min
    Friend of the program Roger Germann joined the show to talk about Shark Week at the Shedd and to remind listeners that they can still vote to recognize the Shedd Aquarium as the best aquarium in North America. You can …
  • Tom Dreesen on Robin Williams

    Aug 12, 2014 | 13 min
    Comedic Legend Tom Dreesen joined the show to discuss his life with Robin Williams. Check out this podcast to hear from someone who knew Robin Williams very well. …
  • Steve Cochran Show Hour Five 8/12/14

    Aug 12, 2014 | 27 min
    Comedic legend Tom Dreesen joined the final hour of the program to share his memories of Robin Williams. Andrea Darlas also checked in to explain the great organization that is the real reason she missed work today. Roger Germann from …
  • Steve Cochran Show 8/12/14 Hour Four

    Aug 12, 2014 | 26 min
    In the fourth hour of the program, Julie Watson joined the program about her recent article that you can read HERE. Dean Richards also returned for today’s entertainment news, including more discussion about mental health issues related to Robin …
  • Steve Cochran Show 8/12/14 Hour Three

    Aug 12, 2014 | 28 min
    In the third hour of the program the morning show continued their conversation about mental health issues and Dean Richards joined the program to share his thoughts on Robin Williams. On a completely different and happier note, Steve reminded listeners …
  • Steve Cochran Show Hour Two 8/12/14

    Aug 12, 2014 | 25 min
    In the second hour of the program today, Michael O’Hanlon from the Brookings Institue joined the show to discuss the situation overseas. Steve also began his discussion about mental illness that lasted through the program. Steve also shared a list …
  • Steve Cochran Show 8/12 Hour One

    Aug 12, 2014 | 27 min
    There was a “surprise” absence of Andrea Darlas today. That left Dave Eanet in charge with Nick Digillio, Mary Van de Velde, Steve Alexander, Vic Vaughn, and Kevin Powell. Check out this podcast to hear the apparent voicemail from Andrea …
  • Ron Coomer on Javier Baez

    Aug 11, 2014 | 11 min
    Javier Baez has debuted, but check out this podcast to hear what Ron Coomer thinks of the newest Cub, and how that relates to Steve playing Wiffle Ball.   …
  • Dean Richards wishes Andrea Darlas a Greek Happy Birthday

    Aug 11, 2014 | 10 min
    Dean started his entertainment report with a very specific kind of birthday wish to Andrea Darlas. …
  • Linda Grey and her legs join the Steve Cochran Show

    Aug 11, 2014 | 11 min
    Linda Grey joined the Steve Cochran Show to talk about the old and the new ‘Dallas.” She also revealed a fact about ‘The Graduate’ that may surprise you. …
  • Pat Brady on the Gubernatorial Race

    Aug 11, 2014 | 12 min
    Pat Brady joined the program to talk about the latest in our state’s gubernatorial race. Check out this podcast to get educated! …
  • Pete Pistone: Perspective on Tony Stewart From Someone Who Knows

    Aug 11, 2014 | 8 min
    Pete Pistone took a break from his own radio program to discuss the recent tragedy in racing. …
  • Steve Cochran Show Hour Five 08/11/14

    Aug 11, 2014 | 21 min
    In the final hour of the Steve Cochran Show today, Ron Coomer joined the program to talk about the Cubs, and we finished celebrating Andrea Darlas on her birthday!   …
  • Steve Cochran Show 8/11/14 Hour 4

    Aug 11, 2014 | 26 min
    In the fourth hour of the program Linda Grey, best known from the iconic TV show ‘Dallas’ joined the program!   …
  • Steve Cochran Show Hour Three 8/11/14

    Aug 11, 2014 | 25 min
    In the third hour of the program, Pete Pistone took a break from his own Sirus XM show to talk about the recent tragedy in racing. He was followed by Pat Brady who discussed local politics. …
  • Steve Cochran Show Hour One 8/11/14

    Aug 11, 2014 | 32 min
    In the first hour of the Steve Cochran Show, Andrea Darlas, Nick Digillio, Orion Samuelson, Mary Van de Velde and Dave Eanet talked about the upcoming state fairs, and Tim McGill enlightened everyone about the upcoming super-moon. …
  • #ShareaShow: Zain Bando

    Aug 8, 2014 | 16 min
    Since Andrea has become obsessed with Coke’s “Share a Coke” promotion, the morning show decided that on Fridays they would do one better and share a show! Today they met the next great sports broadcaster, Zain Bando. …
  • 08/08/14 – Ana Belaval

    Aug 8, 2014 | 6 min
    Ana Beleval from WGN TV took time out of her schedule to talk to the Steve Cochran Show. Her name is fun to say, but she’s also great to have on the show.     …
  • Steve Cochran Show This Week in Chicago

    Aug 8, 2014 | 3 min
    This Week in Chicago is a regular segment on WGN Radio that takes a look back to memorable events from the city’s past. …
  • 08/08/14 – Kim Potts

    Aug 8, 2014 | 11 min
    If you have a question about what’s happening in television… anything at all… Kim Potts has the answer. …
  • Steve Cochran Show: Lou Manfredini’s “First Call”

    Aug 8, 2014 | 11 min
    It’s that time of the show… Lou’s first call! Listen to hear from Mr. Fix-It and check out Lou’s show on WGN Radio on Saturdays from 7-10am. …
  • Steve Cochran Show 08/08/14 Hour Five

    Aug 8, 2014 | 32 min
    The last hour of the program was all about Zain! Who’s Zain? Well he might as well be “Mr. Cat Junior” because he is fourteen, was a former kid of the week, and did a great job doing one of …
  • Steve Cochran Show Hour Four 08/08/14

    Aug 8, 2014 | 24 min
    In the fourth hour of the program today, Dean Richards delivered his daily entertainment report and Steve spoke with Senator Ron Johnson. Hear what the senator had to say by checking out this podcast! …
  • Steve Cochran 08/08/14 – Hour Three

    Aug 8, 2014 | 25 min
    The third hour of the show today was all about TV! Kim Potts from Yahoo gave updates on all things happening in television, and we checked in with Ana Beleval. Listen to this podcast to hear the status of your …
  • Steve Cochran Show Hour Two 08/08/14

    Aug 8, 2014 | 28 min
    In the second hour of the program Steve took Lou Manfredini’s “First Call” and we took a look back at our history with “This Week in Chicago.”   …
  • Steve Cochran Show Hour One 08/08/14

    Aug 8, 2014 | 20 min
    The first hour of the program today featured two giveaways! One to an event that is affiliated with Mary and her illustrious dancing career, and the other was for Craig Ferguson. He’s coming to Chicago and you can get tickets …
  • Steve Cochran Show 08/07/01 Hour One

    Aug 7, 2014 | 18 min
    In the first hour of the show, Andrea Darlas, Dave Eanet & Nick Digillio discussed whether or not sports have gotten “softer” and the upcoming horror convention that’s coming to Chicago. Sheriff Tom Dart’s interview from yesterday was also replayed.…
  • 08/07/14 – Hour Three

    Aug 7, 2014 | 20 min
    Hour three of the program featured a conversation with Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan. Forbes Magazine came out with a list of the “Top Twenty Coolest Cities” … Chicago didn’t make it. Check out this podcast to hear how the …
  • 08/07/14 Hour Four: Senator Dick Durbin and Actor James Denton

    Aug 7, 2014 | 29 min
    The fourth hour of the Steve Cochran Show featured conversations with Senator Dick Durbin and former Desperate Housewives actor James Denton. …
  • Steve Cochran Show 8-7-14 Hour Five: Kid of The Week

    Aug 7, 2014 | 18 min
    The fifth hour of the program today was highlighted by Carlin King, who was this weeks Kid of the Week. Check out this podcast to hear Carlin’s story, and how the show wrapped up today!   …
  • Senator Dick Durbin: New Jobs, Walgreens, & Ebola

    Aug 7, 2014 | 10 min
    Senator Dick Durbin was on the show earlier today to discuss what’s happening around Washington. Today that meant Walgreens and other companies seeking tax havens, what the Ebola “outbreak” actually means, and the situation overseas. Check out this podcast to …
  • Lisa Madigan: College Loan Scams &

    Aug 7, 2014 | 9 min
    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan joined the program to discuss what’s being done to combat college loan scams as well as a new bill that helps protect low wage workers from unnecessary fees. …
  • 08/07/14 – Rubber Ducky

    Aug 7, 2014 | 7 min
    The Chicago Special Olympics hold one of the coolest events every year. They drop thousands of rubber ducks into the river. No really. It’s a great event and the show welcomed one of the athletes this morning. Check out HERE…
  • Dr. Aviv: Acid Reflux is More Serious Than You Think

    Aug 7, 2014 | 15 min
    Author of “Killing me Softly from Inside” Doctor Jonathan Aviv returned to the show. His book, “Killing Me Softly From Inside” is a Cochran Show favorite. Acid Reflux is more serious than you think. Check out the podcast!   …
  • Steve Cochran 08/06/2014-Hour Five

    Aug 6, 2014 | 28 min
    Check out the final hour of the program where Steve got more promotional ideas and a new song from John, the show explored possible cool baby names from awesomebabyname.com, and Steve reminded everyone that good things have come from Canada.…
  • Steve Cochran 08/06/2014-Hour Four

    Aug 6, 2014 | 23 min
    The fourth hour of the program featured Dean Richards’ entertainment report; it turns out Justin Beiber saved a Russian fisherman’s life. Later in the hour, John DaCosse revealed some promotional ideas for WGN that sound very familiar.   …
  • Steve Cochran 08/06/2014-Hour Three

    Aug 6, 2014 | 30 min
    In the third hour of the show, Steve welcomed Cook Country Sheriff Tom Dart, and legendary comedian Tom Dreesen was in-studio. …
  • Steve Cochran Show Theme Songs

    Aug 6, 2014 | 6 min
    All great talk-radio shows have their own songs right? Well, the Steve Cochran Show does thanks to John DaCosse. …
  • Tom Dreesen: Roasting Mayors and Telling Stories

    Aug 6, 2014 | 15 min
    Comedic legend Tom Dreesen joined the program today. He told some great stories on and off the air about his career in comedy. He’ll also be roasting the mayor of Bolingbrook, Roger C. Claar at an upcoming event that you …
  • Steve Cochran 08/06/2014-Hour Two

    Aug 6, 2014 | 30 min
    In the second hour of the show, David Hochberg with Townstone Financial talked about an upcoming free seminar, credit help, and student loan relief. Then Karen Conti answered legal questions from listeners and talked about a restaurant offering a discount …
  • Tom Dart: mental health crisis among inmates

    Aug 6, 2014 | 15 min
    Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart joined Steve Cochran to talk about the mental health crisis among inmates in the county jail. …
  • Steve Cochran 08/06/4-Hour One

    Aug 6, 2014 | 30 min
    In the first hour of the show Andrea Darlas covers all the biggest news headlines, and Nick D discusses Craig Ferguson’s replacement. …
  • Jordan Goodman: Money Answers

    Aug 5, 2014 | 19 min
    Financial expert Jordan Goodman answered questions from listeners this morning. Do you have a question about your money? Jordan will answer if you email him from his website at moneyanswers.com. …
  • Steve Cochran 08/05/2014– Full Show

    Aug 5, 2014 | 122 min
    In show No. 224, Steve Cochran talked with Dave Kaplan about Javier Baez being called up to the Cubs.Financial guru Jordan Goodman answered listener finance questions. Dean Richards checked in for his daily entertainment news update. And Steve talked with …
  • Javier Baez called up: David Kaplan called in to WGN Radio

    Aug 5, 2014 | 8 min
    From 87.7fm and Comcast Sportsnet, David Kaplan spoke with Steve Cochran and Dave Eanet about the Cubs newest addition and, hopefully, future phenom.   …
  • Steve Cochran 08/05/2014–Hour Five

    Aug 5, 2014 | 26 min
    In the final hour of the show Steve talked with Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White about National Minority Donor Awareness Week, and talked with actor William Fichtner about his upcoming role as Shredder in the new Teenage Mutant Ninja …
  • Steve Cochran 08/05/2014–Hour Four

    Aug 5, 2014 | 23 min
    In the fourth hour of the show, Steve got an entertainment news update from Dean Richards. The two discussed Malia Obama attending Lollapalooza, the highest paid actress of 2014, and The Big Bang Theory contract disputes. And Lt. Gov. candidate …
  • Entertainment News: Malia Obama at Lollapalooza; Highest Paid Actress 2014

    Aug 5, 2014 | 11 min
    Dean Richards stopped by for his daily entertainment report. Malia Obama was at Lollapalooza because she’s a teenage girl; The cast of Big Bang Theory got a raise; and the highest paid actress of this year is somewhat surprising.  …
  • Steve Cochran 08/05/2014–Hour Three

    Aug 5, 2014 | 29 min
    In the third hour of the show Steve checked in the 87.7 FM The Game’s David Kaplan for an update on Javier Baez being called up to the Cubs. And financial guru Jordan Goodman joined the show to talk all …
  • Steve Cochran 08/05/2014–Hour Two

    Aug 5, 2014 | 19 min
    In the second hour of the show Steve talked with Kendra Schilling with the IL Dept of Agriculture about the new Homegrown by Heroes initiative that provides ag. training and education to our nation’s veterans. And Steve gives a phone …
  • Steve Cochran 08/05/2014–Hour One

    Aug 5, 2014 | 26 min
    In the first hour of the show the crew debates: what’s worse, losing your phone or your wallet? And Andrea Darlas updates you with all the latest news headlines. …
  • William Fichtner: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    Aug 5, 2014 | 8 min
    Character actor extraordinaire William Fichtner joined the morning show to talk about the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle movie, his perspective on it, and more. Check it out! …
  • Steve Cochran: Apple Genius?

    Aug 5, 2014 | 10 min
    After hearing that some members of the show would rather loose their wallet than their phone because of not knowing how to back their phone up, Steve stepped in and assumed his new job title… Apple Genius.   …
  • Steve Cochran’s “Parade of Trash”

    Aug 4, 2014 | 9 min
    As the Steve Cochran Show made their way into the studio Monday morning, they were greeted with a mess from the weekend shows! Steve decided to throw his own parade, a “Parade of Trash,” as he sent Dave Eanet, Steve …
  • Vote the Shedd as the best Aquarium in North America!

    Aug 4, 2014 | 15 min
    Steve Cochran talked with Roger Germann, executive vice president at the Shedd Aquarium, about the Shedd’s nomination as Best Aquarium in North America. And Roger brought a special guest along. The Shedd is up for the Best North American Aquarium! …
  • State Sen. Kwame Raoul on Bruce Rauner channeling part of fortune to Cayman Islands

    Aug 4, 2014 | 11 min
    State Sen. Kwame Raoul stopped by the studio to talk to Steve Cochran about the Sun-Times recent report of gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner channeling part of his fortune into the Cayman Islands. …
  • Steve Cochran 08/04/2014–Full Show

    Aug 4, 2014 | 134 min
    In show No. 223, Steve talked with Jen Bosworth about her one woman show, met with State Sen. Kwame Raoul, got an entertainment news update from Dean Richards, and had a crew from the Shedd Aquarium stop by the studio.…
  • Steve Cochran 08/04/2014–Hour Five

    Aug 4, 2014 | 25 min
    In the final hour of the show Ana Belaval talked with Steve about her upcoming show at Navy Pier with Mike Toomey and Pat Tomasulo. And then Roger Germann with the Shedd Aquarium stopped by the studio. The Shedd is …
  • Steve Cochran 08/04/2014–Hour Four

    Aug 4, 2014 | 25 min
    In the fourth hour of the show Steve talked to Dean Richards about the latest entertainment news headlines which include a past American Idol contestant dying over the weekend, and Bill Murray being added to the “Jungle Book” cast. And …
  • Steve Cochran 08/04/2014–Hour Three

    Aug 4, 2014 | 29 min
    In the third hour of the show Kwame Raoul, Illinois State Sen. 13th District, stopped by the studio to discuss the recent Sun-Times story that confirmed Republican Bruce Rauner has channeled at least part of his fortune into the Cayman …
  • Steve Cochran 08/04/2014–Hour Two

    Aug 4, 2014 | 28 min
    In the second hour of the show Steve Cochran talked to Jen Bosworth about her one woman show, Why Not Me: Love, Cancer & Jack White. Also, Dr. Kevin Most talked to Steve about technology and fitness. …
  • Steve Cochran 08/04/2014–Hour One

    Aug 4, 2014 | 29 min
    In the first hour of the show, Andrea Darlas gives you all the headlines you missed over the weekend, a big ticket giveaway is announced for later this week, and Steve Cochran chats with WGN-TV’s Paul Konrad. …
  • Jen Bosworth’s one woman show: Why Not Me…Love, Cancer and Jack White

    Aug 4, 2014 | 11 min
    Comedian Jen Bosworth stopped by the Steve Cochran Show to talk about her one woman show: Why Not Me…Love, Cancer and Jack White. The show is a comedy about cancer, living our dreams and her crazy job working for …
  • Cochran Show Hour Five 7/31/2014

    Aug 1, 2014 | 28 min
    In the final hour of the show Steve talked to Sean Astin about his latest role in FX’s The Strain, and it’s another edition of We’re Out of Time! …
  • 08/01/14 Cochran hour five

    Aug 1, 2014 | 27 min
    In the final hour of the show Steve talked to the Lollapalooza tattoo contest winners. Also, the Chicago Tribune’s Rick Pearson talked with Steve about all things politics, including Congress taking a five week vacation. …

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