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The Dean Richards Entertainment Podcast from 720 WGN

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The Cast of The Music Man

7/14/2019
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The cast of The Music Man joins Dean in-studio, including the Barbershop Quartet, Geoff Packard, and Monica West to perform songs such as “Till There Was You” and “Seventy-Six Trombones,” accompanied on keyboard by Music director Jermaine Hill.

Duration:00:21:27

Chicago Ice Cream Hotspots!

7/14/2019
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As the summer heat lingers on, Dean takes listener’s calls on their favorite ice cream shops around Chicagoland. Then, Dana Cree, author of Hello, My Name is Ice Cream, and graduate of Penn State University’s Ice Cream Short Course, otherwise known as Ice Cream College, speaks to Dean about all things ice cream.

Duration:00:28:33

Jon Favreau – Director of The Lion King

7/14/2019
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Dean shares his interview with Jon Favreau, the director of the new Disney remake film, The Lion King.

Duration:00:11:31

Dean Richards’ Sunday Morning | July 14, 2019 | The Music Man, The Lion King, Ice Cream Expert Dana Cree

7/14/2019
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Join Dean today for a jam-packed show! The cast of The Music Man joins Dean in-studio, including the Barbershop Quartet, Geoff Packard, and Monica West to perform songs such as “Till There Was You” and “Seventy-Six Trombones,” accompanied on keyboard by Music director Jermaine Hill. Then Dean shares his interview with Jon Favreau, the director of the new Disney remake film, The Lion King. As the summer heat lingers on, Dean takes listener’s calls on their favorite ice cream shops […]

Duration:01:36:58

Dean Richards’ Sunday Morning | 07.07.19 | California’s ‘Crown Act’ legislation, Maggie Reed performs live, and callers share jello recipes

7/8/2019
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This morning on Dean Richards’ Sunday morning: Wednesday, California has become the first state to ban discrimination against people due to their natural hair textures under the ‘Crown Act.’ The Crown Act: Creating a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair, becomes law as a result of various incidents nationwide that put a spotlight on the issue. Hear what Dean has to say about it. Mother McCauley junior Maggie Reed won “Best Actress” in the eighth Annual Illinois High School […]

Duration:01:59:29

Dean Richards’ Sunday Morning | 06.30.19 | Avengers: Endgame with Directors Joe and Anthony Russo, PRIDE parade preparations, and more

6/30/2019
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It’s a special show today on Dean Richards’ Sunday morning as Dean prepares for Chicago’s 50th Annual Pride Parade with Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot heading the parade as Grand Marshall! Might miss your chance to see Dean? Meet him at the Niles 4th of July parade this Thursday as he serves as the Grand Marshall! Scooters everywhere! Earlier this month the city of Chicago launched the Electric Shared Scooter Pilot Program June 15 and its expected to last four months. […]

Duration:00:46:54

Jim Fizzell: Horticulturalist Answers Your Gardening Questions!

6/23/2019
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Jim Fizzell, horticulturalist and long-time WGN contributor, checks in with Dean to answer your questions on how to grow and care for your garden.

Duration:00:27:50

Spiderman: Far From Home – Interview with Tom Holland, Zendaya, & Jacob Batalon

6/23/2019
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Dean shares his interview with the stars of the new film, Spiderman: Far From Home; Tom Holland, Zendaya, and Jacob Batalon.

Duration:00:07:32

Tom Dugan: Writer & Actor of Wiesenthal

6/23/2019
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Tom Dugan, writer and actor of Wiesenthal, a play about the life and work of Nazi-hunter Simon Wiesenthal, speaks with Dean about his performance, playing at the North Shore Center for Performance Arts in Skokie from June 26th to 30th.

Duration:00:11:03

Darryl Jones: Bassist for the Rolling Stones

6/23/2019
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Darryl Jones, the bassist for the Rolling Stones, chats with Dean about his Chicago roots, his favorite songs to perform, his enjoyable relationship with Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, and working with this iconic rock group.

Duration:00:14:21

Dean Richards’ Sunday Morning | June 23, 2019 | Larry Potash, Rolling Stones, Spiderman, & Caring for You Garden!

6/23/2019
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Join Dean today for a jam-packed show! Dean starts things off with WGN’s Larry Potash to discuss the latest episode of his new show, Backstory with Larry Potash. Then, Darryl Jones, the bassist for the Rolling Stones, chats with Dean about his Chicago roots, his favorite songs to perform, his enjoyable relationship with Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, and working with this iconic rock group. Tom Dugan, writer and actor of Wiesenthal, a play about the life and work of […]

Duration:01:52:04

Jim Gaffigan

6/16/2019
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Dean’s interview with Jim Gaffigan on his new film, Being Frank.

Duration:00:08:06

Robert Downey Jr. & Jon Favreau

6/16/2019
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Dean shares his red-carpet interview with Robert Downey Jr. and Jon Favreau, while Jon was in Chicago receiving the 2019 Gene Siskel Film Center Renaissance Award.

Duration:00:07:48

Larry Potash

6/16/2019
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Dean checks in with WGN’s Larry Potash to talk about the latest episode of his new show, Backstory with Larry Potash.

Duration:00:06:50

Paul Schwan & Steve Masur: Happy Father’s Day

6/16/2019
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In honor of Father’s Day, Dean chats with Dave Schwan’s dad, Paul, and Andy Masur’s dad, Steve; each sharing embarrassing stories about their sons.

Duration:00:18:51

David Zak: Pride Arts Center

6/16/2019
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David Zak, Executive Director of Pride Films and Plays at the Pride Arts Center, talks to Dean about Pride Month celebrations and the latest theater offerings.

Duration:00:11:26

Pamela Powell: Film Critic & 23 And Me

6/16/2019
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Pamela Powell, a Chicago-based film critic with FF2 Media, joins Dean to discuss her incredibly unique ancestry experience with 23 and Me.

Duration:00:14:56

Dean Richards’ Sunday Morning | June 16, 2019 | The Father’s Day Show!

6/16/2019
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Dean starts things off by chatting with Dave Schwan’s dad, Paul, and Andy Masur’s dad, Steve; each sharing embarrassing stories about their sons. Then, we check in with WGN’s Larry Potash to talk about his new show, Backstory with Larry Potash. David Zak, Executive Director of Pride Films and Plays at the Pride Arts Center, talks to Dean about Pride Month celebrations and the latest theater offerings. Pamella Powell, a Chicago-based film critic with FF2 Media, joins Dean to discuss […]

Duration:01:33:06

Ravinia Festival: Tony Bennett Tickets Giveaway

6/2/2019
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Dean gives a couple lucky listeners a chance to see Tony Bennett live at the Ravinia Festival on Friday, June 21st! Get your tickets here.

Duration:00:06:04

FoodTime Segment: Jennifer Lamplough

6/2/2019
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For today’s Food Time segment, author Jennifer Lamplough, talks about the Les Dames d’Escoffier Culinary Bazaar. This will be a dazzling culinary marketplace filled with gently used and new treasures and all proceeds will support women in the food, beverage and hospitality industries through scholarships and community outreach programs.

Duration:00:09:16