Steve Cochran Show
A Toast to Uncle Bobby02/27/15
Bob Collins would have been 73-Years-Old tomorrow. He was one of the people who made WGN Radio what it is, and he was gone far too soon. So today we did something that we think he would’ve liked, we offered up a toast to Uncle Bobby… at 7:30 in the...
Chicago White Sox GM Rick Hahn: “A quiet spring is a good spring for...
The Chicago White Sox General Manger Rich Hahn joined the show today to discuss his team, the competition at second base, and why his phone not ringing is a good thing.
The Hawktionary Term of the Day: Pond Hockey
Today’s Hawktionary was one of the most controversial in the history of this segment. So check out this podcast to learn what pond hockey is (that won’t take long) but also hear Steve… express his opinion about the legitimacy of this term, and you’ll...
Steve Cochran Show 2/27/15
On today’s program you’ll hear all your morning-show friends as well as; a new Hawktionary, Lou Manfredini’s first call, some ideas about things to do in Chicago this weekend, Chris Collins from Northwestern Basketball, a toast to Bob Collins, a guy...
The State of our Military according to Vice Admiral Bill Moran
Vice Admiral Bill Moran joined the show today to provide us with a lot of information on our military. We discussed the Navy’s role in today’s world, ISIS, North Korea, cyber-threats, and a lot more. We were very grateful to be able to talk with the...
Versteeg: After Kane’s injury ‘Everybody’s going to have to step up’
Kris Versteeg joined the show to answer the question that Chicago Blackhawks fans are asking, “What now?” He talked about how he can encourage Patrick Kane, how his own health is, and what the team will need to do in order to make up for not having...
Political Headlines on the Steve Cochran Show
This week’s edition of our political hour featured a lot of analysis of Tuesday’s election. Rick Pearson discussed how Chuy Garcia and Rahm Emanuel need to change their message in different ways, and Pat Brady and Eric Adelstein discussed what the...
Chicago Magazine’s Top 100 Most Powerful Chicagoans: Steve’s Number…101
Beth Fenner runs Chicago Magazine and she’s on the show a lot, but today’s appearance came with a bit of controversy. Chicago Magazine came out with their list of the “most powerful Chicagoans” and Beth had to explain why Steve didn’t make the list.
The Hawktionary Term of the Day: Cross-Checking
Today’s Hawktionary explains what hurt Patrick Kane. However, it doesn’t explain why the player who cross-checked Patrick Kane isn’t suspended. Regardless this Hawktionary is entertaining and informative and this podcast will make you a better fan!
Steve Cochran Show 2/26/15
On today’s program we gave away Jimmy Buffet tickets, had a new Hawktionary, talked about the aftermath of a bad day in Chicago-sports with David Kaplan, and asked Beth Fenner why Steve isn’t on Chicago Magazine’s list of Chicago’s most powerful...
Chris Kyle Murder Trial Verdict and Ernie Banks: Karen Conti’s Legal...
Karen Conti joins the show every week to offer her legal perspective of the various news of the day. Today, that meant discussing Drew Peterson, the case around Ernie Banks and his finances, and the guilty verdict in the Chris Kyle murder trial.
Bill Weir Has the Best Job in News: Host of “The Wonder List” on CNN
Bill Weir joined the show to talk about his new television series on CNN, “The Wonder List.” Quickly though it became apparent he was on the show just to make us jealous. He travels the world to visit these places and to see things that might not be...
Baconfest 2015: Everybody Loves Bacon
There are few things in this world that make people as happy as bacon. Seth Zurer co-founded an event called “Baconfest” and one of his biggest supporters happens to be Kevin Powell. We had Seth on the show, and gave away tickets to the coveted event...
Rick Pearson previews the runoff between Emanuel and Garcia
Rick Pearson joined us today, despite being up all night covering the election. Rahm Emanuel and Chuy Garcia are now in a runoff election to be the next Mayor of the city of Chicago. Rick broke down this story from every possible angle, including...
“I have Oprah in the car and she really has to pee”
Dean Richards brings us hard-hitting entertainment news every single day. Today he talked about someone who probably isn’t racist despite what the internet thinks, as well as some movie sequels we can look forward to. The big story though, is that...
Patrick Kane and Derrick Rose Injured: David Kaplan Discusses What Will...
Yesterday was a bad day for Chicago Sports. Derrick Rose got hurt again, Patrick Kane also went down, and fans of both teams are left with a whole lot of uncertainty. David Kaplan tried to clear up some of that uncertainty, even if we didn’t want to...
Steve Cochran Show 2/25/15
In today’s edition of the world-famous Steve Cochran Show, we had full coverage of the election results, but today was a packed show! David Kaplan discussed Derrick Rose’s knee and Patrick Kane’s shoulder, Karen Conti offered some perspective on the...
Steve Cochran interviews his pastors, the authors of “Finding Your Way...
Dave Ferguson and Jon Ferguson our co-founders of Community Christian Church. They’ve written several books, but Finding Your Way Back to God is meant for a different audience. They joined Steve for a conversation about the state of Christianity...
Robin Ventura Previews the Chicago White Sox Season
Manager of the Chicago White Sox and Friend-of-the-Show Robin Ventura joined the show today. He’s optimistic about the upcoming White Sox season, and we think he has plenty of reason to be!
Joel Quenneville: Fans High Expectations are Appropriate
Joel Quenneville from YOUR Chicago Blackhawks joined us today to talk about his “slumping” team. He talked about the recent “intense” practices and the latest news around our favorite hockey team. He also talked about his playing days, and when his...
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