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The After Hours with Rick Kogan Podcast from The Voice of Chicago, 720 WGN

The After Hours with Rick Kogan Podcast from The Voice of Chicago, 720 WGN
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The After Hours with Rick Kogan Podcast from The Voice of Chicago, 720 WGN

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Rick Kogan fills in for John Williams 10.16.18: Stand-up comic Steven Haas, “Koalas” at 16th Street Theater, Leslie Zemeckis

10/16/2018
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The host of “After Hours with Rick Kogan” on Sunday nights fills in for John Williams. He welcomes stand-up comic Steven Haas to explain how he got his start as a comic, in spite of his parents. Then, 16th Street Theater Artistic Director and Founder Ann Filmer and Koalas actor Esteban Andres Cruz talk about the play and what Berwyn means to them. Finally, author, actress and filmmaker Leslie Zemeckis joins the show to talk about her latest book, Feuding Fan Dancers: […]

Duration:01:03:23

Actress and Author Leslie Zemeckis: “For every project, I’ve been” to the Chicago History Museum

10/16/2018
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Filmmaker, Author and Actress Leslie Zemeckis joins Rick Kogan to talk about the hardships and successes of the protagonists in her book, Feuding Fan Dancers: Faith Bacon, Sally Rand, and the Golden Age of the Showgirl. Join Leslie and a local fan dancer tomorrow night at Volumes Bookcafe. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3557219/3557219_2018-10-16-170819.64kmono.mp3

Duration:00:25:42

“Koalas” Star Esteban Andres Cruz and 16th Street Theater Founder Ann Filmer

10/16/2018
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“Koalas” Star Esteban Andres Cruz and 16th Street Theater Founder Ann Filmer join Rick Kogan to talk about playing a koala, and where this story originated. Plus, Ann and Esteban describe how the story is conveyed through the eyes of the title character. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3557209/3557209_2018-10-16-165909.64kmono.mp3

Stand-up Comic Steven Haas: ‘Stand-up is just one aspect of what I do’

10/16/2018
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Comedian Steven Haas joins Rick Kogan to explain why his parents – a stand-up and a Zanies executive vice president – let him become a stand-up comic himself. He treats the Rick Kogan and John Williams audience with a sample of his live routine. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3557205/3557205_2018-10-16-165205.64kmono.mp3

Duration:00:17:29

Catherine O’Connell shares her psychological thriller

9/17/2018
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Writer Catherine O’Connell joins WGN Radio’s Rick Kogan in the studio to talk about her wonderful new novel The Last Night Out. She and Rick discuss her riveting psychological thriller, her canny knack for creating stories, and Catherine’s intriguing history within the Chicago bar scene.

Duration:00:32:47

After Hours with Rick Kogan: The Blue Circus, Irish American Movie Hooley & The Last Night Out

9/17/2018
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Tonight on the show, Rick is joined in studio with Dennis Foley to discuss his new novel The Blue Circus: A Chicago Story. Then, Mike Houlihan gives us the rundown of the 4th annual Irish American Movie Hooley. Finally, Catherine O’Connell shares her latest novel The Last Night Out.

Duration:01:20:39

Saving Chicago’s carriage rides

9/10/2018
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WGN Radio’s Rick Kogan shares a very Chicago oriented segment and is joined by Jim Rogers, Larry Ortega, Debbie May and Danny Seagrue to discuss Great Lakes Carriage Rides and the city’s efforts to put his and other’s services out of business. For more information on their efforts you can visit savechicagocarriages.com. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3544809/jim-rogers-9-9-18_2018-09-10-150309.64kmono.mp3

Duration:00:28:14

Rick Kogan shares Chicago 1968: The Whole World Is Watching

9/10/2018
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WGN Radio’s Rick Kogan discusses the print collaboration Chicago 1968: The Whole World Is Watching with editors J.C. Gabel and Nile Southern. They talk about the book that features the work of Terry Southern and Michael Gabel and how the work came together.

Duration:00:33:01

Rick Kogan shares singing sensation Theresa Eaman

9/10/2018
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Singing sensation Theresa Eaman joins WGN Radio’s Rick Kogan and producer Ben Anderson to discuss her incredible and unique take on sharing her musical gift. They talk about Theresa’s niche style of singing, the events she performs at and share samples of Theresa’s beautiful voice!

Duration:00:29:19

After Hours with Rick Kogan: Singing sensation Theresa Eaman and Chicago 1968: The Whole World Is Watching

9/10/2018
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Tonight on the show, Rick is joined by his producer Ben Anderson and singing sensation Theresa Eaman to discuss Theresa’s incredible and unique adventure in the musical world. Later, Rick discusses the print collaboration Chicago 1968: The Whole World Is Watching with editors J.C. Gabel and Nile Southern.

Duration:01:02:21

After Hours with Rick Kogan: The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 1001 Train Rides in Chicago and 2 Much Fun

9/3/2018
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Tonight on the show, Rick is joined by Dorothy Coyle, Amy Kozyra with Dr. Daniel Dilling to talk about the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation. Then, writer Richard Reeder jumps in the studio to talk about his new book 1001 Train Rides in Chicago. Finally, Rick shares the talents of Beckie Menzie, Mark Burnell, Anne Burnell & Irwin Berkowitz to discuss their musical careers and upcoming show 2 Pianos-2 Couples-2 Much Fun.

Duration:01:26:44

Rick Kogan chats with the crew of the Booth One podcast

8/27/2018
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Rick Kogan is in-studio with longtime friends Gary Zabinski and Frank Tourangeau, co-hosts of the Booth One podcast along with their outstanding producer Betsy Ingram. They discuss their everlasting friendship and the trio’s fascinating podcast.

Duration:00:41:55

Rick Kogan with Shakespeare, Jefferson & Adams

8/27/2018
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Peter Garino, Gary Houston, Michael Mitchell and Erin Sloan join WGN Radio’s Rick Kogan to discuss The Shakespeare Project of Chicago’s 24th season and it’s five performances of Howard Ginsberg’s play “Jefferson & Adams” including a LIVE sample of the play in-studio.

Duration:00:41:47

After Hours with Rick Kogan: The Shakespeare Project of Chicago and the Booth One podcast gang

8/27/2018
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Tonight on the show, Rick is joined by Peter Garino, Gary Houston, Michael Mitchell and Erin Sloan to discuss The Shakespeare Project of Chicago’s 24th season and it’s five performances of Howard Ginsberg’s play “Jefferson & Adams.” Rick is also in-studio with co-hosts Gary Zabinski and Frank Tourangeau along with producer Betsy Ingram of the Booth One podcast. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3540286/after-hours-with-rick-kogan-episode-227_2018-08-27-173226.64kmono.mp3

Duration:01:23:42

Author Dawn Raffel shares 1934 Chicago with Rick Kogan

8/20/2018
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Author Dawn Raffel joins WGN Radio’s Rick Kogan on the phone with a discussion on her new book The Strange Case of Dr. Couney: How a Mysterious European Showman Saved Thousands of American Babies. Her remarkable book and compelling characters take you back to the Century of Progress World’s Fair in 1934 Chicago.

Duration:00:25:27

Rick Kogan shares an outstanding memoir by Lee Kingsmill

8/20/2018
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Author Lee Kingsmill stops by the studio to discuss his recently published memoir Safe Inside with WGN Radio’s Rick Kogan.

Duration:00:17:05

Rick Kogan chats with the boys from Switchback

8/20/2018
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Switchback band members Brian FitzGerald and Martin McCormick join WGN Radio’s Rick Kogan in-studio! They share samples of their unique style of American roots and Celtic soul along with their upcoming appearance at FitzGerald’s on Friday, August 24th at 8pm.

Duration:00:24:45

After Hours with Rick Kogan: The boys from Switchback, Lee Kingsmill’s memoir and author Dawn Raffel

8/20/2018
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Tonight on the show, Rick is joined in-studio by Switchback band members Brian FitzGerald and Martin McCormick to discuss their unique style of American roots and Celtic soul. Then, author Lee Kingsmill stops by to discuss his memoir Safe Inside. Rick concludes the show with a discussion on The Strange Case of Dr. Couney: How a Mysterious European Showman Saved Thousands of American Babies with author Dawn Raffel.

Duration:01:07:39

Elaine Madsen and Jessica George share Felix Magazine

8/13/2018
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WGN Radio’s Rick Kogan talks with Elaine Madsen and publisher Jessica George about Felix Magazine and it’s Aparecio Foundation hosting the movie High & Outside at the Gene Siskel Film Center in September.

Duration:00:17:27

Revisiting the unveiling of the Picasso statue with Studs Terkel

8/13/2018
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WGN Radio’s Rick Kogan shares pieces of Studs Terkel live at the August 15, 1967 unveiling of the Picasso statue in what is now Daley Plaza. Rick also shares his memories of being at the event and a column piece by Mike Royko.

Duration:00:37:31