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The After Hours with Chicago Tribune columnist Rick Kogan Podcast from 720 WGN

The After Hours with Chicago Tribune columnist Rick Kogan Podcast from 720 WGN

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The After Hours with Chicago Tribune columnist Rick Kogan Podcast from 720 WGN

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Episodes

After Hours with Rick Kogan | 03.29.20 | Chicago history, COVID-19’s effects on pets and more

5/6/2020
Tonight on After Hours: Host Rick Kogan starts the show honoring his close friend and songwriter John Prine with “Angel from Montgomery.” Poet, recording artist and author J.J. Tindall joins the conversation over the phone as he discusses how his career developed after a sweet deal helped he and some friends move to Chicago in […]

Duration:01:23:35

After Hours with Rick Kogan | 03.22.20 | Rich Cohen, Michael and Jeff Gentille’s recent book and coping with COVID-19 with artist Tony Fitzgerald

5/6/2020
Tonight on After Hours: Author Rich Cohen joins the conversation on the phone as he talks about his six-part series in Air Mail and his recent Chicago Tribune story on money and murder in Connecticut. Check out the six-part series on airmail.news For more information on Rich visit authorrichcohen.com. Plus, Authors Michael and Jeff Gentille […]

Duration:00:59:35

After Hours with Rick Kogan | 03.15.20 | Coronavirus, music business, the effects and more

5/6/2020
Former WGN Radio host and author John St. Augustine joins the conversation over the phone as he talks to host Rick Kogan about his third and most recent book, “Phenomena: Sacred Moments, Messages, Memories & Other Sh*t I Can’t Explain.” Plus, singer Keri Johnsrud calls in after her most recent show is cancelled due to […]

Duration:01:24:40

After Hours W/ Rick Kogan | 03.01.20 | Cinnia Curran Finfer author of “Confessions of a Helmet-Free Childhood: True-ish Tales of an Analog Upbringing,”

4/29/2020
Host Rick Kogan invites Author Cinnia Curran Finfer to talk about her life, career and her delightful book titled “Confessions of a Helmet-Free Childhood: True-ish Tales of an Analog Upbringing,”. Cinnia said that she would call this book “a humorous memoir of growing up in the Midwest in the 1960s and 70’s.” For more information […]

Duration:00:40:47

After Hours W/ Rick Kogan | 02.09.20 | A Funny Valentine with singer Megon McDonough

2/10/2020
Tonight on After Hours: Host Rick Kogan invites Megon McDonough to talk about her life and career, play some music and discuss her “My Funny Valentine” show this Friday, February 14 at Studio5 in Evanston. Catch a an evening of great love songs brought by nationally acclaimed singer-songwriter Megon McDonough and Fred Simon, with bassist, […]

Duration:00:41:55

After Hours W/ Rick Kogan | 02.02.20 | Annual Fold Festival and Gerald Nicosia's latest book

2/6/2020
Tonight on After Hours: Host Rick Kogan talks to Kate Early and Eli Haber, co-presidents of the Chicago Folklore Society about the 60th Annual University of Chicago Folk Festival on February 14 and 15. For more information visit wwwuofcfolk.org Founder and president emeritus of The Chicago Help Initiative Jacqueline Hayes, writer/director Lucia Mauro and photographer/ multimedia […]

Duration:01:28:41

After Hours W/ Rick Kogan | 1.26.20 | Tips, tunes and more

1/27/2020
Tonight on After Hours: Host Rick Kogan talks to author and philosopher Robert Lichentenbert in the Skyline Studios to talk about his books, “Tips for Making Meaning” and “Making Meaning: Seeking the Most Meaningful Life.” According to Lichentenbert, the journey to seeking the “most meaningful life” should start as soon as one has the conscious […]

Duration:01:32:15

After Hours W/ Rick Kogan | 01.19.20 | "On The Beach" Art Exhibit & The book "Dutch Love: Travels Through Europe on the Brink of War, 1914; Revisited 2014"

1/20/2020
Tonight on this short edition of After Hours: Photographer John Soss joins Rick Kogan in the Skyline Studios to talk about his “On The Beach” Photo Exhibit at the Dime Gallery located at 1513 N. Western Avenue. For more information on John Soss and his exhibit check out Rick’s article in the Chicago Tribune earlier […]

Duration:00:42:34

After Hours W/ Rick Kogan | 01.12.20 | A night full of books, memories and thrills

1/13/2020
Tonight on After Hours: Author Billy Lombardo joins Rick Kogan in the Skyline Studios as a guest co-host and to talk about his latest reissue of “How to Hold a Woman” as “Morning Will Come,” that takes readers on a raw exploration of grief, exploring the bonds of blood and the redemptive power of love. […]

After Hours W/ Rick Kogan | 01.05.19 | Museum of Broadcast Communications' upcoming discussion on R.Kelly and former director tells all about his recent book

1/6/2020
Tonight on After Hours: Journalist and author Jim DeRogatis and executive director of the Museum of Broadcast Communications Susy Schultz joins the conversation over the phone to discuss “Surviving R. Kelly II: The Recocking,” a Lifetime Documentary on the stories of the underage survivors of sexual assault and more from singer R. Kelly. “Powerful is […]

Duration:00:43:45

After Hours W/ Rick Kogan | 12.29.19 | A blast to the past with author/photographer Mark Jacob, Rich Cahan, and Michael Williams and more…

12/30/2019
Tonight on After Hours W/ Rick Kogan: Author/Photographers Mark Jacob, Rich Cahan, and Michael Williams join host Rick Kogan in the Skyline Studio to talk about their latest book: “Aftershock: The Human Toll of War: Haunting World War II Images by America’s Soldier Photographers. A small group of Army soldiers who witnessed Germany’s last push, the Battle of the Bulge, and unimaginable destruction in Germany captured it all. These soldier photographers are acclaimed for their war...

Duration:01:14:52

After Hours W/ Rick Kogan | 12.22.19 | Rev. John Cusick talks faith and Christmas and a special holiday reading

12/22/2019
Tonight on After Hours with Rick Kogan: Rev. John Cusick, retired priest from the Archdiocese of Chicago, joins Rick Kogan to discuss Christmas, the spirituality of the season, and their favorite holiday childhood memories. Check out Fr. Cusick’s book “Never Be Ordinary: Wisdom from My Father.” Find a copy on Amazon, Goodreads, and Corby Books.

After Hours W/ Rick Kogan | 12.15.19 | Author Joe Peterson and Ninety-Nine bottles

12/19/2019
Tonight on After Hours: Author Joe Peterson joins host Rick Kogan in the Skyline Studios to talk about Peterson’s most recent book, “Ninety-Nine Bottles,” that tells a distillation of Joseph G. Peterson’s considerable talents, and a powerful and emotional meditation on the repetitions and variations of life–regular people searching for meaning in these sad and […]

Duration:00:37:45

After Hours W/ Rick Kogan | 12.08.19 | Christopher Burrow talks the American Writers Museum’s latest attractions

12/9/2019
American Writers Museum Director of Operations, Christopher Burrow joins Rick Kogan in the Skyline Studios to give details on AWM’s latest attractions on typewriters from some of the country’s most famous faces and Christopher’s wife singer Stephanie Browning Burrow and her music. Find out more about the American Writers Museum and their attractions at americanwritersmuseum.org. […]

Duration:00:39:03

After Hours W/ Rick Kogan | 12.1.19 | Lee Bey on his latest photobook, David Marienthal on his latest documentary, and more.

12/2/2019
Chicago photographer Lee Bey joins the conversation in the Skyline Studios to talk about his latest book “Southern Exposure: The Overlooked Architecture of Chicago’s South Side.” Inspired by Bey’s 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial exhibition and his past childhood memories, “Southern Exposure” visits sixty sites, including lesser-known but important work by luminaries such as Jeanne Gang, […]

Duration:01:21:09

After Hours W/ Rick Kogan | 11.24.19 | Two authors are ‘Entertaining Chicago in their latest book, Lightscape comes to Chicago Botanic Gardens and more

11/26/2019
Tonight on After Hours W/ Rick Kogan: Authors Neal Samors and Bob Dauber joins the conversation with host Rick Kogan to talk about their latest book, “Entertaining Chicago.” “Entertaining Chicago,” tells the stories of Chicago’s vast entertainment scene from the perspectives of national, international and local performers who experienced such entertainment, including more than 80 […]

Duration:00:39:50

Authors Neal Samors and Bob Dauber ‘Entertain Chicago’ with their latest book

11/24/2019
Authors Neal Samors and Bob Dauber joins the conversation with host Rick Kogan to talk about their latest book, “Entertaining Chicago.” “Entertaining Chicago,” tells the stories of Chicago’s vast entertainment scene from the perspectives of national, international and local performers who experienced such entertainment, including more than 80 interviews ranging from comedians, Shelley Berman, Shecky […]

Duration:00:25:04

After Hours W/ Rick Kogan | The tale of two writers with authors Kate Wisel and Gint Aras

11/11/2019
Authors Kate Wisel of “Driving in Cars with Homeless Men” and Gint Aras of “Relief by Execution” join the conversation with host Rick Kogan in the Skyline Studios as they discuss the inspiration, journeys, and back stories behind their latest books. For Aras it was all about linking violence in personal spaces and mass violence […]

Duration:00:40:49

After Hours W/ Rick Kogan | 10.27.19 | A night of sports and entertainment with “Missy” Isaacson and Tony Fitzpatrick

10/28/2019
Tonight on After Hours: Host Rick Kogan talks to pioneering sports writer and now author Melissa “Missy” Isaacson about her latest book, “State: A Team, a Triumph, a Transfromation.” State gives a first-person perspective of what it was like to live through both traditional gender discrimination in sports and the joy of the first days […]

Duration:00:36:06

Rick Kogan 10.20.19 | A spooktacular performance, plus Ronnie Marmo and Joe Mantegna discuss their play about Lenny Bruce

10/21/2019
Tonight on After Hours with Rick Kogan: Fiona Queen talks about Music Institute of Chicago’s “Family Concert: Spooktacular!” next Sunday at 3 p.m. at Nichols Hall in Evanston. For more information on the show and tickets visit musicinst.org. Plus, actor Ronnie Marmo and director Joe Mantegna join Rick in the Skyline Studios to talk about […]

Duration:00:35:43