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The Bob Sirott Podcast from Chicago's Very Own, 720 WGN

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Episodes

Use these tips to host your festive Christmas party

12/9/2022
Marianne Murciano, Bob Sirott’s wife and founder of Savvy-Planet, joined Bob this morning to discuss some tips to host a Christmas Party at your house and a recipe for blood orange margaritas. To learn more about some party-hosting tips, click this article: 15 Tips for Hosting a Christmas Party at Home. Marianne joins Bob for […]

Duration:00:06:12

The Beat Cop’s Guide to breakfast burgers and butter cookies

12/9/2022
Lieutenant David Haynes, a police officer who works on the North Side of the city, makes his weekly visit to the WGN Radio studios and the Bob Sirott Morning Show. Lt. Haynes, who co-authored “The Beat Cop’s Guide to Chicago Eats,” reviews Bacon and Jam. Located at 3335 W. 111th St. in Chicago, they are known for […]

Duration:00:11:12

Dean Richards’ Entertainment Report: Trevor Noah, Nick Carter, and Ye

12/9/2022
Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean talked about WGN TV’s toy drive, new accusations against Nick Carter, Trevor Noah’s final show, and why Ye’s (Kanye West) Chicago Art Institute honorary degree was taken back. They also shared details about the National Board […]

Duration:00:12:28

Extremely Local News: Pickleball tournament to be hosted at the United Center

12/9/2022
Shamus Toomey, Editor in Chief and co-founder of Block Club Chicago, joined Bob Sirott to share the latest Chicago neighborhood stories. Shamus had details on: This Chicagoan Wants To Build A Pickleball Empire. He’s Hosting A Tournament On The Bulls Court: It will be the first time pickleball will be played inside an NBA arena. Dying […]

Duration:00:03:21

Ukraine-Russia War update: More explosions reported in Kharkiv

12/9/2022
Journalist and editor of ‘Ukrainian Freedom News’ Joseph Lindsley joins Bob Sirott from Ukraine to deliver the latest news on the Ukraine-Russia War, including three reported explosions in Kharkiv and why some Ukrainians like to take the train. You can find more updates on Joseph’s website ukrainianfreedomnews.com. To donate to Joseph and his team’s efforts to […]

Duration:00:07:36

Associated Bank Market Outlook: 12/9/22

12/9/2022
On December 9th, 2022, Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers:

Duration:00:00:28

Dean Richards’ Entertainment Report: Celine Dion, David Letterman, and Baz Luhrmann

12/8/2022
Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean talk about David Letterman’s interview with President Zelensky, the new “Harry & Meghan” documentary, Celine Dion’s rare disorder, and the new ad with Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg. They also share details about an election loss […]

Duration:00:12:12

Don’t fall for these holiday scams

12/8/2022
President and CEO of the Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois Steve Bernas joins Bob Sirott to discuss holiday scams, like free gift cards, alerts about compromised accounts, temporary holiday jobs, and more. He also shared details about the increase of fake shipping notifications.

Duration:00:05:18

Extremely Local News: Turkey spotted in Beverly has been rescued

12/8/2022
Jen Sabella, the Director of Strategy and co-founder of Block Club Chicago, joins Bob Sirott to share the latest Chicago neighborhood stories. She provided details on: Ald. Jim Gardiner Threatened Team Collecting Signatures For Opposing Campaign, Volunteer Says: Gardiner, who already faces lawsuits and investigations into his conduct, is seeking a second term. He’s shown on […]

Duration:00:04:06

Ukraine-Russia War update: Putin’s message of war to Ukrainians

12/8/2022
Journalist and editor of ‘Ukrainian Freedom News’ Joseph Lindsley joins Bob Sirott from Ukraine to deliver the latest news on the Ukraine-Russia War, including President Zelensky’s increasing popularity and what Ukrainians think of Putin’s war message. You can find more updates on Joseph’s website ukrainianfreedomnews.com. To donate to Joseph and his team’s efforts to distribute supplies […]

Duration:00:07:44

Associated Bank Market Outlook: 12/8/22

12/8/2022
On December 8th, 2022, Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers: Stock futures U.S. weekly jobless claims numbers Japan’s GDP numbers Earnings from Costco, Chewy, and more

Duration:00:00:28

How likely is it to get the flu after getting the vaccine?

12/7/2022
Dr. Aileen Marty, Infectious Disease Specialist and Professor at Florida International University, joins Bob Sirott to talk about the latest health news. Dr. Marty discusses why you could still get the flu after getting a flu shot and if there’s an at-home flu test. She also talked about how likely someone is to get the […]

Duration:00:08:59

This Week in Chicago History: KYW broadcast, Gale Sayers, and the Pickwick

12/7/2022
Anna Davlantes, WGN Radio’s investigative correspondent, joins Bob Sirott to share what happened this week in Chicago history. Stories include Gale Sayers’ six touchdowns, the opening of Maurice Lenell’s cookie company, the first radio transmission, and more.

Duration:00:10:46

What could proof of tax fraud mean for the Trump Organization?

12/7/2022
Karen Conti, attorney at ContiLaw, joins Bob Sirott to talk about possible consequences from tax fraud for the Trump Organization and if Sandy Hook families could ever see any money after Alex Jones filed for bankruptcy. She also discusses her prediction of what the court could do with regards to a Colorado web designer refusing to […]

Duration:00:07:13

Extremely Local News: Permit approved to continue Six Corners Sears redevelopment

12/7/2022
Shamus Toomey, Editor in Chief and co-founder of Block Club Chicago, joins Bob Sirott to share the latest Chicago neighborhood stories. Shamus has details on: Stop-Work Order On $90 Million Six Corners Sears Redevelopment Lifted For Partial Work, City Says: The developer and contractors that performed work without a permit were fined, a city spokesman said. […]

Duration:00:03:25

Dean Richards’ Entertainment Report: Bill Cosby, Kathy Griffin, and People’s Choice Awards

12/7/2022
Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean talk about new allegations against Bill Cosby, Kathy Griffin’s throat surgery, and the People’s Choice Awards winners. They also share details about rotating guests to host “The Daily Show” and what’s new on streaming services.

Duration:00:10:32

Ukraine-Russia War update: President Zelensky is TIME magazine’s Person of the Year

12/7/2022
Journalist and editor of ‘Ukrainian Freedom News’ Joseph Lindsley joins Bob Sirott from Ukraine to deliver the latest news on the Ukraine-Russia War, including President Zelensky’s new title as TIME magazine’s Person of the Year and a possible new phase of the war. You can find more updates on Joseph’s website ukrainianfreedomnews.com. To donate to Joseph […]

Duration:00:07:11

Associated Bank Market Outlook: 12/7/22

12/7/2022
On December 7th, 2022, Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers: Third quarter U.S. productivity numbers Third quarter U.S. unit labor costs October’s consumer credit report Earnings from Campbell’s Soup, GameStop, and more

Duration:00:00:59

Some Twitter users experiencing unexpected posts in their feed

12/6/2022
Social media strategist and expert Scott Kleinberg joins Bob Sirott this morning to talk about why we’re seeing unexpected posts in our Twitter feed and what some of the new features on Twitter mean. He also shares details about a new feature from LinkedIn, why Facebook is removing their ‘News’ category, and answers this week’s […]

Duration:00:11:31

What is the labor participation rate and why is it declining?

12/6/2022
Paul Nolte, Senior VP at Kingsview Wealth Management, joins Bob Sirott to talk about the correlation between good economic numbers and rate hikes, wage growth progress, and what the labor participation rate is. He also shares details about the changes in consumer activity and what we could see next from the Fed.

Duration:00:07:16