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Eric Zorn shares his top picks for Chicago mayor’s race

2/18/2019
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Happy Presidents Day! Bill and Wendy check in with Chicago Tribune columnist Eric Zorn. They discuss the Cubs’ deal with Sinclar Broadcasting, Chicago’s tight mayor’s race, 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:00:20:37

He’s the man behind a third of what’s on Wikipedia: Steven Pruitt

2/18/2019
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Bill and Wendy welcome Steven Pruitt to the show. Pruitt is an American volunteer Wikipedia editor who has made nearly 3 million edits on Wikipedia and written 35,000 original articles. He was also named as one of the 25 most important influencers on the Internet by Time magazine in 2017. Pruitt tells the story of how he started working for Wikipedia. He also gets into his passion for history and explains why he does all this work for Wikipedia for […]

Duration:00:14:13

The curious case of Jussie Smollett

2/18/2019
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The Jussie Smollett case has taken many twists and turns since it was first reported over two weeks ago. WGN Radio’s Ryan Burrow checks in with the Bill and Wendy show to give an update on the investigation. 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:00:19:10

Bill and Wendy Bonus Hour 2.18.19: Top 30 Comedians of All Time Part 1

2/18/2019
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Today on the bonus hour, Bill and Wendy discuss Netflix’s Fyre Festival documentary and HBO’s Nick Buoniconti documentary. Bill has found a list of the top 30 comedians of all time. Bill and Wendy give their opinions on the list. 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:00:44:41

Bill and Wendy Full Show 2.18.19: Attacked or Not Attacked?

2/18/2019
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Did you watch the Bozo special that aired on WGN TV last night? Bill and Wendy discussed their favorite moments. WGN Radio’s Ryan Burrow checks in to give an update on the Jussie Smollett investigation. Then, Bill and Wendy welcome Wikipedia’s top editor, Steven Pruitt to the show. After that, Eric Zorn from the Chicago Tribune talks about the mayor’s race and the financial impact of the Cubs’ new TV deal. You can find Bill and Wendy on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. The Bill and […]

Duration:01:12:58

Bill and Wendy Bonus Hour 2.15.19: Brady Bunch Hour

2/15/2019
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Today on the bonus hour, the actors who played the Brady children need America’s help! Bill and Wendy explain why. They also talk about some of the best 1970s TV shows that aired during primetime television from 1970 to 1979. 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:00:41:34

Decider.com’s Alexander Zalben: There’s a flood of new streaming services a-comin’

2/15/2019
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It’s Fri-yay! What’s worth watching on TV this weekend? Bill and Wendy check in with Alexander Zalben, managing editor of Decider.com. They talk about the Netflix original series “Russian Doll“. He also shares details on the new streaming video services from Apple, Disney, and WarnerMedia. 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:00:15:41

Bill and Wendy Full Show 2.15.19: The Day After V-Day

2/15/2019
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Welcome to Friday. Have you ever heard of ‘zombie’ deer disease? It’s a fatal neurological disease that turns deer into zombies could spread to humans, health experts are warning. Yikes. Bill and Wendy dive into that. They also talk about the Jussie Smollett case, sweet Valentine’s Day stories, and Alexander Zalben from Decider.com talks new TV! 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...

Duration:01:05:44

Just in time for Valentine’s Day: Bill’s best friend and Blackhawks’ great, Grant Mulvey!

2/14/2019
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Bill and Wendy welcome Chicago Blackhawks legend and Bill’s best friend in the whole world, Grant Mulvey to the show. They discuss the Blackhawks’ 6-3 loss to the Bruins on Tuesday, where the Blackhawks stand in the Wild Card race, what to expect from tonight’s game against the New Jersey Devils, 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 […]

Duration:00:18:05

Mystery solved! Dean Richards explains how he found the mystery girl behind the 41-year-old ‘Bozo’ postcard

2/14/2019
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Bill and Wendy are joined over the phone by the great Dean Richards! Dean explains how he found Sonali Dighe, the girl who sent in the Bozo postcard over 40 years ago. He also reviews “Isn’t it Romantic”, “Alita: Death Angel”, and “Happy Death Day 2 U”. 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:00:16:06

Bill and Wendy Bonus Hour 2.14.14: Trademark our hearts

2/14/2019
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Happy Valentine’s Day lovers and friends! Today on the bonus hour, Bill names some of his top celebrity crushes and Wendy is just in awe. They also share some fun facts about sounds you probably didn’t realize were trademarked and much more with Kim Gordon. 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:00:40:48

Bill and Wendy Full Show 2.14.19: My Funny Valentine

2/14/2019
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Today’s show guests include Grant Mulvey and Dean Richards! Happy Valentine’s Day folks! There is a big difference between the number of money men and women plan on spending this Valentine’s Day. We shared that info. Bill’s BFF and Chicago Blackhawks legend Grant Mulvey talks everything Blackhawks. And, our funny valentine, aka Dean Richards updates us on the mysterious #Bozo postcard story. He also reviews “Isn’t it Romantic”, “Alita: Death Angel”, and “Happy Death Day 2 U”. You can find...

Duration:01:04:07

Dane Neal on Daytona 500 & alternative Valentine’s Day ideas for couples and families

2/13/2019
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Bill and Wendy speak to their food-loving friend Dane Neal. Dane is in Daytona Beach, FL for the Daytona 500. He talks about the latest when it comes to the Great American Race and alternative Valentine’s Day ideas for couples and families. 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:00:14:26

The WGN Radio crew goes all out for the White Sox amateur pitching challenge

2/13/2019
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The White Sox marked the first day of spring training and single-game tickets going on sale with an amateur pitching competition at Guaranteed Rate Field. WGN Sports Mark Carman and Adam Hoge joined Bill and Wendy over the phone to talk about the steep competition there. 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:00:10:04

Steve Dale: Show Your Pet Some Love This Valentine’s Day

2/13/2019
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Nothing says “I love you” more than a visit from noted pet expert Steve Dale. Steve talks about the outcome of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, ways to spend Valentine’s Day with your pet, why President Trump isn’t a dog person, Jane Goodall, 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:00:16:32

Bill and Wendy Bonus Hour 2.13.19: Chow Down

2/13/2019
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Today on the bonus hour, Bill and Wendy talk about great Valentine’s Day deals to buy yourself…and others of course! They also discuss the El Chapo verdict, Bill Cosby’s new life in prison, NYC Fashion Week, 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:00:39:59

Bill and Wendy Full Show 2.13.19: Here’s the pitch

2/13/2019
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Today’s show guests include Steve Dale, Dane Neal, Mark Carman, and Adam Hoge. Wendy’s birthday was yesterday. She tells the gang all about her eventful night. Certified animal behavior consultant & noted pet expert Steve Dale dropped by to discuss the Westminster Dog Show and how to choose the right Valentine’s Day gifts for your pet. Dane Neal joined us from Daytona Beach, FL for the Daytona 500. He talks about the latest when it comes to the Great American […]

Duration:01:05:26

Getting the Love You Want with Dr. Harville Hendrix and Dr. Helen LaKelly Hunt

2/12/2019
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Husband and wife psychologists Dr. Harville Hendrix and Dr. Helen LaKelly Hunt join the Bill and Wendy show to talk about their newly revised book, “Getting The Love You Want: A Guide for Couples“. 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:00:17:36

Jon Hansen on what you should know about Chicago’s bridges

2/12/2019
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In light of the LSD Bridge Emergency, Bill and Wendy welcome Jon Hansen (The Jam & WGN Radio) to the show to talk about how Chicago’s drawbridge system work, IDOT’s bridge inspection program, the future of Chicago’s infrastructure plan, 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:00:09:30

Bridget Carey previews New York Toy Fair 2019

2/12/2019
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It’s Tech Tuesday! And as always, Bill and Wendy are joined on the phone by their tech-savvy pal, Bridget Carey. We’re a couple of days away from the Toy Fair in New York! Bridget gives us a sneak-peak of what to expect from the fair. They also talk about deep fake videos, what Amazon’s Eero acquisition means for its smart home strategy, and much more. You can find Bill and Wendy on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. The Bill and Wendy Show airs Monday through Friday […]

Duration:00:10:06