The Mincing Rascals: Hot topics from the week of 3/23/1503/27/15
John Williams, Eric Zorn, and Steve Bertrand discuss the hot news topics of the week like the Indiana religious freedom restoration act. They also talked about Ted Cruz running for President. The team also discusses about the best thing they saw,...
John Williams on the NCAA Bracket Challenge of 2015
Few have made it close to a perfect bracket, but none have eversubmittedone quintillion of them.
Playboy Magazine Author Jeff Maysh on the smuggling of Pez dispensers
Playboy Magazine Author Jeff Maysh on how smuggling a toy created an outlaw of Steve Glew.
John Williams Show 03/21/2015: Aaron Schock, Pez smuggling, television
John goes over NCAA brackets and the last time a bracket was submitted almost perfectly. Then, he discusses Aaron Schock developments with USA Today Reporter Paul Singer. Jeff Maysh of Playboy Magazine joins John to share why smuggling Pez dispensers...
King John’s news round up 3/13/15: Hillary Clinton’s email scandal
John Williams, Steve Bertrand, and Judy Pielach discuss this past week’s biggest news story, the Hillary Clinton email scandal.
John Williams Show 3/7/15: Creepy Joe Biden, Hillary’s emails,...
John Williams joins Kathy, Judy, and Steve to talk about topics like creepy Joe Biden, Netanyahu’s speech, and Hillary’s emails.
John Williams Show 2/28/15: 10 years of YouTube, fair voting, Bazer’s...
John Williams talks about the ten years of YouTube greatness. Alan Sepinwall from Hitfix.com talks about the latest tv show. Jeanne Massey, from Fair Vote Minnesota discusses what rank voting might be like if they use it in Chicago. Mark Bazer shares...
John Williams show 2/7/15: Brian Williams, Aaron Schock, Grammy...
John Williams talks about the reaction videos people made about the last play in the Superbowl. He also discusses the problem with Brian Williams embellishments. Aaron Schock is having a very bad week and John talks to a Washington Post reporter about...
John Williams Show 2/14/15: Finding Vivian Maier, Thomas Jefferson
John Williams talks about 50 Shades of Grey, reads Mary Schmich column to the Jackie Robinson West team. John catches up with Stacy St. Clair about the latest in the Drew Peterson saga. John Maloof, director of the Oscar nominated Finding Vivian Maier...
John Williams Show 2/21/15: Nick Digilio’s Oscar Picks
John Williams and Nick Digilio discuss who they think should win and who will probably end up winning an Oscar.
A look inside Charlie Hebdo
Jennifer Solheim, aspecialist in North African and Middle Eastern culture in French at the University of Illinois at Chicago, goes through the most recent Charlie Hebdo fanzine with John and explains the meaning behind the different cartoons.
Kellogg School Super Bowl Advertising Review
Tim Calkins, a clinical professor of marketing at the Kellogg School joins John to discuss the big advertising trends for the 2015 Super Bowl and why some brands score big and others fumble.
John Williams Full Show 1/31/15: Super Bowl advertising review, Charlie...
John Williams talks to Tim Calkins about the 11th annual Kellogg School Super Bowl Advertising Review. They run through the different Super Bowl ads that will be appearing. Jennifer Solheim from the University of Illinois at Chicago goes through the...
John Williams Full Show 1/23/15: Bullying, McDonald’s review
John Williams discusses #deflategate, talks about the man who posted a YouTube video calling out his daughters bullies. The little old lady who reviewed her town’s Olive Garden is back with a review of all the McDonald’s. He also catches up with Mark...
John Williams Show 01/22/15: Obama library, Victory Auto Wreckers...
John discusses the proposal for the new Obama Library. The Victory Auto Wreckers commercial turns 30 and Jessie Padilla, the marketing director for Victory Auto Wreckers joins John to talk about their updates. John takes calls about hiding money from...
John Williams Show 1/21/15: SOTU, Illinois economics, #deflategate
John Williams talks about the State of the Union speech with WGN-TV political analyst Paul Lisnek. Richard Dye, professor in the Institute of Government and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois talks about the economic mess that Illinois is...
John Williams Show 01/20/15: American Sniper co-author, bats,
John Williams discusses the Michael Moore tweet about snipers being cowards. He also talked to Jim De Felice, the coauthor of American Sniper. Steve Sullivan, an urban ecologist at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, discussed the proper way to get rid...
John Williams tangles with a bat
John Williams tells the tale of finding a bat in his house. Steve Sullivan, an urban ecologist at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, joins him to talk about the best way to handle getting the bat out of the house.
John Williams talks to David L. Hoyt, Jumble author, about the live Jumble event that will take place on March 7, 2015, at 1p.m. Prove you’re the best Jumble player in a variety of interactive games, learn about the history and day-to-day creation of...
John Williams Show 1/19/15: American Sniper, Chicago Bears new head...
John Williams reviews American Sniper, which shattered box office records of the weekend. He also analyzed the press conference of John Fox, the Chicago Bears new head coach. John also discusses the claim that the Pats might have cheated in the AFC...
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