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Eric Zorn on the Jason Van Dyke verdict: The acquittal didn’t surprise me but the reasoning behind the ruling did

1/21/2019
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Bill and Wendy are joined in the studio by their pal, the feisty Tribune Columnist, Eric Zorn! They talk about that terrible call that cost the New Orleans Saints the Super Bowl. They also weigh in on the Jason Van Dyke verdict. You can find Bill and Wendy on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. The Bill and Wendy Show airs Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to noon, then streaming from noon to 1 p.m.

Duration:00:18:22

How MLK’s message of unity continues to speak to us in 2019

1/21/2019
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Today, our nation unites to celebrate the life and legacy of one of the world’s greatest leaders, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, John Russick, Vice President for Interpretation and Education at the Chicago History Museum, joins the show to talk about Dr. King’s work during the Civil Rights movement, his influence in Chicago, and much more. Admission to the Chicago History Museum is free on Jan. 21 as the museum invites the […]

Duration:00:19:38

Bill and Wendy Bonus Hour 1.21.19: Heated Driveways

1/21/2019
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Welcome to Monday. It’s another edition of the bonus hour. Wendy opens the show with a feel-good story about the snowstorm. We also learn that Bill’s neighbor has a heated driveway! Wow! David Jennings joins the show from the WGN Newsroom to talk about Chicago sports, and we’ve got the scoop on the new Oreo flavors! You can find Bill and Wendy on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. The Bill and Wendy Show airs Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to noon, then streaming from noon […]

Duration:00:42:06

Bill and Wendy Full Show 1.21.19: MLK Day

1/21/2019
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Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day! In remembrance of all the hard work, sacrifice, and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Bill and Wendy welcome Chicago History Museum‘s Vice President for Interpretation and Education John Russick to the show. They talk about MLK’s history and his influence in Chicago. Then, Bill and Wendy discuss the MAGA hat-wearing kid controversy. After that, Eric Zorn from the Chicago Tribune stops by to talk about the terrible call that cost the New […]

Duration:01:16:16

Decider.com’s Alexander Zalben on Spock’s return to ‘Star Trek: Discovery’, Season 2 of ‘Marvel’s The Punisher’, Netflix’s latest price increase, and more

1/18/2019
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Alexander Zalben, managing editor of Decider.com, joins the Bill and Wendy show to talk TV! They cover Spock’s return to Star Trek: Discovery, what to expect in Season 2 of Marvel’s The Punisher, HBO’s new film, Brexit, who’s in the house for Celebrity Big Brother, Netflix’s latest price hike, and much more. You can find Bill and Wendy on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. The Bill and Wendy Show airs Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to noon, then streaming from noon to 1 p.m.

Duration:00:17:39

WGN Meteorologist Morgan Kolkmeyer: This weekend’s snowstorm could bring up to 4-8 inches of snow

1/18/2019
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This weekend’s snowstorm could dump more than 6 inches of snow across the Chicago area, along with frigid temperatures. WGN Morning News meteorologist Morgan Kolkmeyer joins the show to give us a closer look at what’s coming and how to prepare. You can find Bill and Wendy on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. The Bill and Wendy Show airs Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to noon, then streaming from noon to 1 p.m.

Duration:00:10:28

Bill and Wendy Bonus Hour 1.18.19: What will happen to Jason Van Dyke?

1/18/2019
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Today on the bonus hour, Bill and Wendy welcome Grammy-winning artist and founding member of The Moody Blues & Wings, Denny Laine! Then they talk about comedian Louis C.K, who recently joked about his sexual misconduct controversy in San Jose. How much time will Jason Van Dyke face for the murder of Laquan McDonald? Bill, Wendy, and Kim Gordon weigh in on the case. You can find Bill and Wendy on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. The Bill and Wendy Show airs Monday through Friday from […]

Duration:00:40:36

Bill and Wendy Full Show 1.18.19: Here comes the snow

1/18/2019
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There’s a snowstorm a-comin’. WGN Morning News meteorologist Morgan Kolkmeyer tells us what to expect with this weekend’s snowfall. World-renowned tidying expert Marie Kondo is upsetting Bill and book lovers around the world! In her book and on the show, Kondo says the value of books lies in the information they contain and that “there is no meaning in them just being on your shelves.” That’s poppycock! Alexander Zalben from Decider.com talks about what’s new on TV. And, a Subway employee...

Duration:01:03:48

Bill and Wendy Full Show 1.17.19: Bill and Wendy vs. Hackers

1/17/2019
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Tim Ryan, author of From Dope to Hope: A Man in Recovery, joins Bill and Wendy in-study to discuss the startling statistic that Americans are now more likely to die of an opioid overdose than a car accident. Det. Richard Wistoki also joins Tim to talk about the signs your kids may be experimenting with drugs and how to talk to them about them. Jason Glassberg of Casaba Security is on the line to talk computer security during the government shutdown […]

Duration:01:06:50

Ron Onesti on the 100th anniversary of Prohibition

1/16/2019
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Today marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 18th amendment, making prohibition the law of the land. In honor of the 100th Anniversary, Ron Onesti, CEO/President of the Onesti Entertainment Corporation, joins the show to talk about the history and politics of prohibition. You can find Bill and Wendy on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. The Bill and Wendy Show airs Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to noon, then streaming from noon to 1 p.m.

Duration:00:09:20

Dane Neal: New Year’s Food Resolutions & a preview of Chicago Restaurant Week

1/16/2019
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Bill and Wendy welcome back food-loving expert Dane Neal! They take a look at top food trends in 2019, New Year’s food resolutions, and much more. Dane gives us a preview into Chicago Restaurant Week. You can find Bill and Wendy on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. The Bill and Wendy Show airs Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to noon, then streaming from noon to 1 p.m.

Duration:00:17:12

Bill and Wendy Bonus Hour 1.16.19: Losing Our Marbles

1/16/2019
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On this edition of the Bill and Wendy bonus hour, Bill and Wendy find out the origin of the phrase ‘Lose your marbles.’ Plus, Wall.com has put together a list of the 100 worst movies of all time. Bill, Wendy, and Kim Gordon go through the list and see if they have checked some of these movies out. You can find Bill and Wendy on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. The Bill and Wendy Show airs Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to noon, then streaming […]

Duration:00:40:36

Bill and Wendy Full Show 1.16.19: Ok Impersonator

1/16/2019
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Wendy’s Carol Channing impression was pretty good yesterday, right? Bill thought it was just okay, but his wife and daughter thought Wendy was spot-on. Have you seen Gillette’s new toxic masculinity ad? Bill and Wendy weigh in with their opinions on the commercial. They also question how much authority do school crossing guards have? Dane Neal talks about top food trends in 2019 and gives us a little preview of Chicago Restaurant Week. Happy 100th anniversary of the ratification of the […]

Duration:01:07:37

Noted pet expert Steve Dale: The health benefits of owning a pet

1/15/2019
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Bill and Wendy are joined in the studio by noted pet expert Steve Dale. They talk about leash training and why it’s important, winter care and safety for community cats, Forever 21’s response to their controversial pit bull chained hoodie, the health benefits of owning a pet, and much more. They also discuss the tragic kennel fire that claimed 31 dogs near West Chicago on Monday. You can find Bill and Wendy on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. The Bill and Wendy Show airs Monday through […]

Duration:00:17:04

#TechTuesday with CNET Senior Editor Bridget Carey: ‘Marty’ the supermarket robot & more unique gadgets from CES 2019

1/15/2019
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It’s Tech Tuesday! And National Hat Day! And National Strawberry Ice Cream Day? Anyway, as always, Bill and Wendy are joined on the phone by their tech-savvy pal, Bridget Carey! The shopping robots are coming. GIANT Food Stores announced Monday that it will introduce “Marty,” a new robotic assistant, in all of its 172 stores. They also talk about some cool gadgets Bridget got to experience at the CES 2019 show like The Void and a personal ultrasound machine! Bridget […]

Duration:00:12:20

Bill and Wendy Bonus Hour 1.15.19: Not even one month down

1/15/2019
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Today on the bonus hour, Bill and Wendy talk about the hottest stories so far in 2019. They also discuss the latest news about the partial government shutdown. You can find Bill and Wendy on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. The Bill and Wendy Show airs Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to noon, then streaming from noon to 1 p.m.

Duration:00:40:32

Bill and Wendy Full Show 1.15.19: Hello Dolly

1/15/2019
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Today’s guests include Ryan Burrow, CNET Senior Editor Bridget Carey, and noted pet expert Steve Dale. Bill and Wendy talk about the passing of Broadway legend Carol Channing. Then, WGN’s Ryan Burrow joins the show to sum up the latest details into the Jayme Closs investigation. It’s Tech Tuesday. CNET Senior Editor Bridget Carey checks in with the latest technology news and she has a special surprise. Noted pet expert Steve Dale also stops by to talk about the tragic […]

Duration:01:08:22

Chicago Tribune columnist Eric Zorn: Top issues Gov. J. B. Pritzker will face in office

1/14/2019
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Chicago Tribune columnist Eric Zorn makes his triumphant return to the Bill and Wendy show. They talk about decluttering for the new year, what to expect now that the Democrats hold a super majority in the House, Pritzker’s agenda and much more. You can find Bill and Wendy on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. The Bill and Wendy Show airs Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to noon, then streaming from noon to 1 p.m.

Duration:00:18:08

Bill and Wendy Bonus Hour 1.14.19: Weird Animal Facts

1/14/2019
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Bill and Wendy take the stream to another level. They discuss the inauguration of J.B. Pritzker, the Barbi Twins, the Charmin bears commercials and more. They also talk about weird animal facts with Ryan Burrow. You can find Bill and Wendy on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. The Bill and Wendy Show airs Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to noon, then streaming from noon to 1 p.m.

Duration:00:32:42

Bill and Wendy Full Show 1.14.19: We love Inauguration Day!

1/14/2019
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Welcome to Monday’s edition of the Bill and Wendy show. Congratulations to Mark Carman. Mark got engaged to his longtime girlfriend Chelsea over the weekend. Inspired by Mark’s engagement, Bill and Wendy share how they got engaged to their spouses. It’s inauguration day for Illinois’ 43rd governor, J.B. Pritzker. Bill and Wendy find out why Pritzker and his wife go by their initials. Eric Zorn from the Chicago Tribune makes his triumphant return to the show! They also talk about Tom […]

Duration:01:03:08