This week, Matt takes the weekend off for a quick trip to Florida. Meanwhile, he avoids the snow storm. Roger Badesch keeps us updated all night with weather and traffic reports. Paul Farahvar and Mark Carman fill in for a fun filled four hours! We congratulate Mark on his recent engagement…but Paul is a little salty about the news. Paul discusses about why he doesn’t want to get married. Patti Vasquez, Jess, Roger and friends give Carman tips on planning his wedding. It […]
Kim Bellware is a good friend of The Matt Bubala Show. It’s a new year- so she joins us to talk about current local issues and upcoming projects as a freelance journalist. Tune in as we discuss topics like the longest government shutdown, federal prison food, Rod Blagojevich and more! Tune in!
The Matt Bubala Show has covered this story since it was first reported on in 2017. Several diplomats in Havana reported they had gotten sick and had confusing flu-like symptoms. We chatted with medical sociologist Robert Bartholomew about his theory on the subject: mass hysteria. Bartholomew says that mass hysteria is a psychogenic illness that begins with the mind instead of the body. This past week, Vanity Fair writer Jack Hitt released an in-depth piece discussing the real story behind...
Shirharsh Tendulkar is a researcher from McGill University in Canada that is studying mysterious radio signals in space. He joins The Matt Bubala Show to discuss radio light and the possibility if there there are other forms of life. BBC recently reported that these signals were picked up by a telescope but the origin of these radio blasts is unknown. We know it came from 1.5 billion light years away and it travels at the speed of light, Tendulkar says. […]
This week the crew is back for a jam-packed show! At 1:30 a.m., we chat with researcher Shirharsh Tendulkar at the McGill Space Institute about signals from deep space. At 2 a.m., journalist Kim Bellware joins us to talk about local issues. At 4 a.m., author Jack Hill joins us to talk about mass hysteria on sonic attacks in Cuba. Following up on that conversation, medical sociologist Robert Bartholomew joins the show to give his thoughts on his original theory […]
Los Angeles Times t.v. critic Lorraine Ali joins the Matt Bubala Show to discuss her review of the new series The Masked Singer. Imagine this series as American Idol meets Dancing With The Stars. The show is a singing competition with celebrities in costumes. The show was built up heavily with promos…but is this a rock bottom for reality t.v.? Ali feels that “there isn’t such a thing as a bottom” because there is so many options on television or from popular streaming sites […]
For the first show of 2019, Matt and the crew are back and talk about the plethora of television shows. At 1:30 a.m., we chat with Los Angeles Times t.v. critic Lorraine Ali on her Masked Singer review. Listeners also chime in to chat about their favorite television shows. Throughout the show, we chat about tips for Matt to get through a meeting…if the Bears are able to succeed in playoffs!! Matt and Jess attended the Winter Classic and recap […]
Dr. Marcia Sirota joins The Matt Bubala Show from Toronto to discuss her book Be Kind, Not Nice: How to stop people pleasing, build your confidence and discover your authentic self. Sirota describes the difference between being nice and being kind. She explains that Nice people are constantly trying to get love and approval. Sirota says nice people “always have an unconscious motivation to please.” Kind people are described as happy people that enjoy giving, but understand when to stop. […]
The last show of 2018 marks a special one for The Matt Bubala crew. New York comedian Jayson Cross joins us at 1:30 a.m. For more information on his shows, visit his website. We recap Matt’s birthday week by re-living his hilarious on-air scare and tells listeners about his Christmas cooking disaster. Matt, Roger and Jess share New Year’s goals like eating healthier. At 2:30 a.m. Dr. Marica Sirota joins the show from Toronto to discuss the difference between being […]
Pierce Vaughan recently started working for Delta Airlines as a flight attendant and was scheduled to work several holiday shifts this year. Her father Hal, didn’t want his daughter to spend her first Christmas alone, so he purchased several plane tickets just to spend Christmas Eve and Christmas Day with her. Mike Levy is an Ohio resident traveling with his family on that same flight. He joins the Matt Bubala Show to discuss why he decided to share this heartwarming […]
Matt Bubala fills in for John Williams. He starts off the show ringing in the new year by talking about brave people who dramatically walked off their jobs. You call in with your quitting stories. Then, Matt turns your attention to Derrick Rose for today’s NewsClick question. And Matt disagrees with sports reporter Mark Carman about whether or not D. Rose’s number should be retired when he stops playing. Block Club Chicago Editor-in-Chief Shamus Toomey gives you the biggest stories […]
Good friend of the show, Chris Gebhardt from nasapsaceflight.com joins The Matt Bubala Show to talk about a Christmas Comet 46P and a new SpaceX Launch for national security that contains a new generation of GPS satellites. Tune in to the podcast for the latest updates on space news! http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3579426/3579426_2018-12-22-145926.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3765.mp3
English Heritage Director Kate Davies joins The Matt Bubala Show life from England at Stonehenge this morning. Roughly five thousand people arrived to see the sun rise this morning at this historic monument. Davies says that over five thousand years ago, Stonehenge began. The word henge is derived from an abandoned ditch, so she says that the “ditch around the stone came first.” The stones slowly developed around it and Davies describes both types to listeners. There are blue stones, […]
Happy Holidays! This weekend, Matt, Roger and Jess get in the Christmas spirit and also celebrate Matt’s birthday (on Christmas Day!) Roger gives us more details on the government shutdown and listeners chime in. We talk about favorite Christmas songs and the history of Rudolph The Red Nose Reindeer. We talk about the old Tribune Tower and Roger gives us updates on what the weather will be like on Christmas Day for commuters. At 3 a.m., we chat with Kate Davies […]
Matt Bubala fills-in for Steve Dale and is joined in studio by Dr. Natalie Marks of Blum Animal Hospital in Chicago. Dr. Marks talks about the effects weather has on ticks, the importance of flea and tick prevention all year round, and how to check your pet for ticks. Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv
At 3 a.m., Hannah chats with Fred Weintraub from London as she fills in on The Matt Bubala Show. Hannah and Fred discuss everything from Brexit, Paul McCartney and why he was making BBC headlines this week, the reason Keith Richards stopped drinking and updates on the Royal Family. Tune in!
This episode on the Matt Bubala Show, Hannah Stanley is back! She talks about co-parenting dogs and Vitamin Water’s new contest. Would you give up your phone for year for a chance to win $100k? Hannah talks with listeners about what they would have with drawl symptoms from. Throughout the show, Hannah talks about ‘adulting’ and what one school is doing to help better kids. What life lessons do you know as an adult that you wished you learned at […]
Matt is in for John Williams this Saturday, discussing some of the White Sox offseason moves with MLB Network’s Phil Rogers. He talks politics with Mike Tackett from the New York Times. Later, he runs down the Chicago Tribune’s best and worst movies of the year.
This week, Matt and the crew are back for a fun-filled show! Matt, Roger and Jess talk about losing weight over the holidays and listeners weigh in (pun-intended) with their tips and tricks. Throughout the show, we talk about risqué Christmas songs and the history on how the got that title. We hear the Oak Ridge Boys sing a beautiful version of Amazing Grace to honor George H.W. Bush at his funeral this past week. Other topics of the evening […]
Matt Bubala fills-in for Steve Dale and speaks with Dr. Heather Loenser, Staff Veterinary Adviser for Professional and Public Affairs with the American Animal Hospital Association, about the dangers of carbon monoxide and the importance of having carbon monoxide detectors. Dr. Loenser also talks other dangers your pet can be susceptible to that you may not be aware of. Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv