What in the world is “unboxing?”08/22/14
John Williams talks to Mireille Silcoff about her New York Times piece on unboxing. She explains what it is and why it might be so popular.
John Williams Full Show 8/22/14: Unboxing, Wrigley Field Attendance,...
John Williams talks about the weird world of unboxing videos. Attendance is down at Wrigley Field and John wants to know why people arent going to the game. The Jackie Robinson West baseball team has won again and that is
Irish Bands Ready to Take On America
Kevin Egan, James Sheehan, and Dermot Walsh founders of Hop the Pond a service to help Irish immigrants find jobs and housing in Chicago, has also decided to get into the music business. They have started a music festival called
John Williams Full Show 8/21/14: The Pride of Chicago – Jackie Robinson...
John visited with the pride of Chicago when he touched base with Darold Butler, coach of Jackie Robinson West, who are currently in the Little League World Series. John talked about the deeper meaning to Ferguson, MO. Coach Ditka wants
Jumble: Brain exercises for 60 years
David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek talked to John about the Jumble puzzles and their new Jumble app called Just Jumble.
John Williams Full Show 8/20/14: Jilted bride, Paying to play at the...
John Williams talked about the media coverage of the rioting in Ferguson, MO. The NFL wants acts to pay to perform at the Superbowl halftime show and John thinks that is just wrong. David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek talked
John Williams Full Show 8/19/14: Unrest in Ferguson, Jackie Robinson...
John Williams talked about the unrest in Ferguson, MO over the weekend. He also talked to Darold Butler of Jackie Robinson West before their big elimination round game. John also talked about no smoking in public parks.
Jackie Robinson West: Time to Refocus
Darold Butler, manager of the Jackie Robinson West baseball team talked to John Williams about their refocus for todays game. If they lose they are out of the Little League World Series.
John Williams Full Show 8/15/14: Ferguson MO, U of I’s 600 Chinese...
Michael Calhoun from KMOX Radio andSam Winslade, photojournalist for Al Jazeera America joined John Williams to talk about the latest in the fluid situation in the community outside of St. Louis. John also talked about admission of 600 Chinese
John Williams Full Show 8/14/14: Best Movie Pick-Up Lines, Jackie...
John Williams talks about great pick up lines from the movies, the apology that a Fox commentator had to make about calling Robin Williams a coward, the team from Chicago that has made it to the Little League World Series,
Pregame Jitters for Jackie Robinson West’s Manager
Darold Butler, manager of Jackie Robinson West, talked to John Williams about his pregame jitters. Jackie Robinson West play today at 2:00pm in the the Little League World Series.
Alive Inside: The Story of Music and Memory
Michael Rossato-Bennett, filmmaker of a documentary called Alive Inside, talked about music and it’s effect on those with dementia. For more information – go to www.aliveinside.us or to donate iPods, and iPads go to musicandmemory.org.
John Williams Full Show 8/13/14: Underage drinking, Alive Inside, Karen...
John talks about the punishment that high school students receive even if they dont get arrested for underage drinking. Michael Rossato-Bennett, filmmaker of a documentary called Alive Inside, talked about music and its effect on those with dementia....
John Williams Full Show 8/12/14: Senator Dick Durbin, Remembering Robin...
John Williams talked to Senator Dick Durbin about undocumented students being admitted into Loyola and also the situation in Iraq. John and the crew remember the genius of Robin Williams. George H. Burgess Director, Florida Program for Shark Research,...
John Williams Full Show 8/11/14: Jackie Robinson West goes to Little...
John Williams talked with Darold Butler, manager of the Jackie Robinson West baseball team that has made it to the Little League World Series. He also talked about minimum wage issue and surcharges on restaurant receipts.
Cinderella story from Chicago’s South Side: Jackie Robinson West
Its a remarkable story coming from the South Side of Chicago as manager of Jackie Robinson West, Darold Butler, talks to John Williams about their journey to the Little League World Series.
John Williams Full Show 8/8/14: Tom Skilling on Global Warming, Nixon,...
John Williams and Tom Skilling of the WGN Weather Center talk about his Chicago Tribune piece on climate change. Rick Perlstein, author of The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and Rise of Reagan talked about the legacy that
Walgreens Stays in America and Disappoints Investors
John Williams talked with Bob Westrick from WNA Wealth Advisors about companies like Walgreens not going abroad and the reaction it has on the market.
John Williams Full Show 8/7/14: Parking Tickets, Walgreens, Student...
John Williams talked about ridiculous parking tickets, the trouble with Walgreens not moving their corporate headquarters abroad, and student loan debt.
Rosetta Spacecraft Makes History
Mark Hammergren, astronomer at The Adler Planetarium, discussed the Rosetta Spacecraft and it’s mission to orbit a comet.
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