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Mashup: FoodTime and This Week in Theater with Philip Potempa

10/13/2019
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This Week in Theater gets mashed up with FoodTime as food writer and theater critic Philip Potempa joins the show. First, the FoodTime portion, Potempa talks about his new book, ‘Back from the Farm: Family Recipes and Memories of a Lifetime.’ The book is littered with home style recipes that are accompanied by interesting, warm stories that tell the origins of those recipes. Potempa also breaks down the latest in the theater scene and gives you his recommendations. Hear what’s […]

Duration:00:16:01

Tiosha Bailey, Executive Director of Komen Chicago

10/13/2019
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Tiosha Bailey, Komen Chicago’s Executive Director joins the show. Komen Chicago collaborates with federally qualified heath centers to enact a plan that addresses socio-economic barriers to care and health system fragmentation. Bailey explains the importance of breast cancer awareness, how to self check if you have breast cancer and what you should do, if you do.

Duration:00:08:19

Dean Richards’ Sunday Morning | October 13th, 2019 | Larry Potash, ‘The Barber of Seville,’ Food/Theater Guest Philip Potempa, Komen’s Tiosha Bailey

10/13/2019
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It’s Dean’s favorite weekend, marathon weekend! First, in light of the Chicago Marathon, Dave Schwan delivers his Far Flung Forecast for Athens, Greece where the first marathon was finished. Hear what happened to Phidippides, the first man to run that marathon, after he delivered the news that the Persians were coming to invade. (8:08) Then, Dean talks with WGN-TV’s very own, Larry Potash about what’s to come in the fourth season of his Backstory with Larry Potash. Join Potash every […]

Duration:00:58:59

Larry Potash Gives an Inside Look at “Backstory with Larry Potash” (10/13/19)

10/13/2019
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Dean talks with WGN-TV’s very own, Larry Potash about what’s to come in the fourth season of his Backstory with Larry Potash. Join Potash every Saturday night in October as he dives into the stories behind some of the most intriguing tales in history, culture, religion and science. You can stream the show live at WGNTV.com/live or the replays on WGN-TV on Sundays at 11pm or Wednesdays at 7pm. Plus, catch up on all of the past seasons at WGNTV.com/Backstory.

Duration:00:09:51

Dean Richards’ Sunday Morning | October 6th, 2019 | Larry Potash, This Week in Theater, A Red Carpet Premiere, George Takei, FoodTime

10/6/2019
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First, Dave Schwan delivers a Far Flung Forecast, this week from Riverhead, New York. Riverhead is known as the location that an RCA Communications outpost intercepted a signal from the Soviet Union’s Sputnik on October 4th, 1957. (11:52) Then, Dean talks with WGN-TV’s very own, Larry Potash about what’s to come in the fourth season of his Backstory with Larry Potash. Join Potash every Saturday night in October as he dives into the stories behind some of the most intriguing […]

Duration:01:47:32

“Ohhhh My” George Takei of Star Trek Joins Dean Richards

10/6/2019
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George Takei, known best for his role as Sulu in the original Star Trek television series, talks about coming to Chicago on October, 14th to host the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra’s “The Galaxy’s Greatest Hits.” The concert features a spaced theme environment at the Symphony Center to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Takei also talks about meeting astronauts and sharing mutual heroic feelings with them. Finally, Takei talks about his time as a prisoner in an […]

Duration:00:15:54

Dean Richards’ FoodTime: Restaurants Without Walls

10/6/2019
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Simon Mikhail is the owner of Si-Pie Pizzeria and seven virtual restaurants. Mikhail talks about the concept of virtual restaurants and how his business has grown thanks to one of the biggest trends in the food industry. Mikhail says more people these days are interested in comfort over experience which has played a huge factor into his seven wall-less restaurants. Listen to Mikhail talk about the future of food and what you can expect from virtual dining. Si-Pie Pizzeria has […]

Duration:00:16:14

Interviews From the ‘Dolemite Is My Name’ Red Carpet Premiere

10/6/2019
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Dean was in LA for the red carpet premiere of ‘Dolemite Is My Name’ and brought back with him WGN exclusive interviews with members of the cast. Listen to Dean break down his time on the carpet and the conversations that he had with Eddie Murphy, Wesley Snipes, Keegan Michael Key and more.

Duration:00:15:33

Larry Potash Gives an Inside Look at “Backstory with Larry Potash” (10/06/19)

10/6/2019
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Dean talks with WGN-TV’s very own, Larry Potash about what’s to come in the fourth season of his Backstory with Larry Potash. Join Potash every Saturday night in October as he dives into the stories behind some of the most intriguing tales in history, culture, religion and science. You can stream the show live at WGNTV.com/live or the replays on WGN-TV on Sundays at 11pm or Wednesdays at 7pm. Plus, catch up on all of the past seasons at WGNTV.com/Backstory.

Duration:00:11:04

Dean Richards’ Sunday Morning | September 22nd, 2019 | Far Flung Forecast, Gary Pressy Plays the Organ, Kris Vire Talks Theater, Emmy Preview

9/22/2019
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First, Dean remembers the Cubs on WGN-TV as they aired the final game on WGN-TV, Saturday. (0:00) Then, Dave Schwan delivers his weekly Far Flung Forecast. This week he goes across the pond to Highbury, England for a connection to the Fab Four’s fab fifth. (8:56) Next, Cubs’ organist Gary Pressy joins Dean live from the Wrigley Field organ booth to play the Beatles and talk about his time with the Cubs. Then Pressy teases, what could be, his final […]

Duration:00:56:54

Theater Writer Kris Vire Shares His Latest Reviews

9/22/2019
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Theater writer and editor, Kris Vire, talks about why he’s excited for Tiny Beautiful Things, obsessed with Into the Woods, and why everyone is talking about Oslo. Vire also talks about why he thinks the play The King’s Speech doesn’t hold up to the movie version. Subscribe to Vire’s newsletter, Storefront Rebellion, for exclusive theater news and reviews.

Duration:00:15:43

A Far Flung Forecast with a Connection to the Fifth Beatle

9/22/2019
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Dave Schwan delivers his weekly Far Flung Forecast. This week he goes across the pond to Highbury, England for a connection to the Fab Four’s fab fifth…

Duration:00:07:56

Gary Pressy Teases His Final Tune at Wrigley Field

9/22/2019
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Cubs’ organist Gary Pressy joins Dean live from the Wrigley Field organ booth to play the Beatles and talk about his time with the Cubs. Then Pressy teases, what could be, his final tune and game at Wrigley.

Duration:00:08:37

Dean Richards’ Sunday Morning | September 15th, 2019 | Full Show Live From the Blackhawks Training Camp Festival

9/15/2019
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First, Dean and Steve Cochran talk with Blackhawk greats Jay Blunk (9:49), Troy Murray (19:44), Chris Chelios (29:44) and Brian Campbell (49:51). Listen to all of the interviews recorded live from the Blackhawks Training Camp Festival at the United Center. Then, if you’ve been to a Cubs game then you’ve heard him play. He’s got one job, but it’s a big one, ensure there’s no silence during “downtime” at Wrigley Field. Listen to Gary Pressy, Chicago Cubs’ organist, talk with […]

Duration:01:30:43

Legally Blonde Stars Shine at the United Center

9/15/2019
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Cast members of “Legally Blonde The Musical” join Dean for this week in theater live from the United Center. They talk about the show and perform a tune live on air. The last show is Sunday, September 15th, buy your tickets at CuttingHall.com.

Duration:00:08:03

Gary Pressy, 33 Years of “Take Me Out to the Ballgame”

9/15/2019
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If you’ve been to a Cubs game then you’ve heard him play. He’s got one job, but it’s a big one, ensure there’s no silence during “downtime” at Wrigley Field. Listen to Gary Pressy, Chicago Cubs’ organist, talk with Dean about his retirement from the Cubs after 33 years of taking people out to the ballgame.

Duration:00:07:17

Dean Richards’ FoodTime with Joey Di Buono, Owner of Tufano’s (09.15.19)

9/15/2019
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Joey Di Buono, owner of Tufano’s Vernon Park Tap, joins the show to talk about his restaurant, the most popular menu items and what his family has taught him about the business. Also, listen to which celebrities and sports figures have made the “wall of fame” at Tufano’s.

Duration:00:10:23

Comedian Jim Gaffigan Talks About His Role in New Film “American Dreamer”

9/15/2019
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Jim Gaffigan talks with Dean and Steve about “American Dreamer,” his newest film. Listen to the interview, then join Gaffigan on Monday, September 16th at the Music Box Theater for a viewing and post screening Q&A . Gaffigan will also be at the Chicago Theater October 18-20th.

Duration:00:05:48

Dean Richards and Steve Cochran talk with Blackhawk Legends at the Blackhawks Training Camp Festival

9/15/2019
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Dean and Steve talk with Blackhawk greats Jay Blunk, Troy Murray, Chris Chelios and Brian Campbell. Listen to all of the interviews recorded live from the Blackhawks Training Camp Festival at the United Center: Jay Blunk Troy Murray Chris Chelios Brian Campbell

Duration:00:05:20

FoodTime with Editor at Epicurious, Emily Johnson (09.08.19)

9/8/2019
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Editor at Epicurious, Emily Johnson, joins the FoodTime segment. Emily talks with Jerry Nunn about “The New Fall 2019 Cookbooks We Can’t Wait to Cook From” article recently posted by Epicurious.

Duration:00:15:22