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Episodes

What would Tom Skilling be if he wasn’t a meteorologist?

2/27/2024
Tom Skilling, WGN-TV Chief Meteorologist, joins Bob Sirott to talk about what he plans to do after his retirement and the celebrations of Tom’s career this past month. He also shares details about what career path he would’ve taken had he not become a meteorologist.

Duration:00:15:02

Some workplaces are implementing ‘the right to disconnect’

2/27/2024
Social media strategist and expert Scott Kleinberg joins Bob Sirott this morning to discuss what the right to disconnect is, how this law works in other countries, and the expectations of employees. He also talks about how the right to disconnect could impact industries, how we can practice disconnecting from social media, and answers this […]

Duration:00:10:47

Dean Richards’ Entertainment Report: Taylor Swift, Austin Butler, and ‘Mary Poppins’

2/27/2024
Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean talk about why there is an investigation involving Taylor Swift’s dad, the first set of presenters scheduled for the Oscars, and why the rating for Mary Poppins has changed in the U.K. They also discuss Ricky […]

Duration:00:12:32

These are important economic reports to follow

2/27/2024
Paul Nolte, Senior Wealth Advisor & Market Strategist for Murphy & Sylvest, joins Bob Sirott to explain why the Fed is closely watching the PCE and important economic reports to look out for. He also talks about the impact of Artificial Intelligence in the markets and what the equity market could look like at the […]

Duration:00:07:18

Ukraine-Russia war update: Ukraine in need of more ammunition

2/27/2024
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 why Ukraine doesn’t have enough ammunition and words from Poland’s Foreign Minister. You can find more updates on Joseph’s website, ukrainianfreedomnews.com. To donate to Joseph and his team’s efforts to distribute supplies […]

Duration:00:10:19

Associated Bank Market Outlook: 2/27/24

2/27/2024
On February 27th, 2024, Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers:

Duration:00:00:45

How the combination of ad agencies and Broadway created comedy gold

2/26/2024
Comedy writer Steve Young joins Bob Sirott to explain what an industrial musical is and whether or not the songs are meant to be comical. He also talks about some famous people that star in the musicals and what it’s like to be in the writers’ room of ‘The Simpsons’ and working with David Letterman. […]

Duration:00:13:47

2024 Toast to Bob Collins

2/26/2024
Bob Sirott, Dave Eanet, John Williams, Mary Van De Velde and Orion Samuelson continue the WGN Radio tradition of honoring former host Bob Collins with a toast of Jack Daniel’s. Collins hosted afternoons and then succeed Wally Phillips as morning host until his tragic death in a plane crash in February, 2000. WGN hosts and […]

Duration:00:04:39

What do you remember about growing up in Chicago?

2/26/2024
Neil Samors, the author of ‘Memories of Growing Up In Chicago,’ joins Bob Sirott to talk about how long it took him to compile all his interviews for the book and what people actually remember about growing up around the city. He also discusses who he interviewed and the trends people mentioned.

Duration:00:07:18

Can Cushing Syndrome be treated?

2/26/2024
Dr. Jeff Bohmer, Medical Director of the Emergency Department at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, joins Bob Sirott to talk about the differences between the flu, cold, and pneumonia symptoms. He also explains what Cushing Syndrome is an how to treat it, as well as what norovirus is.

Duration:00:07:14

Dean Richards’ Entertainment Report: SAG Awards, Ziggy Marley, and Kenneth Mitchell

2/26/2024
Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean talk about the winners at various award shows over the weekend. They also share details about the death of Kenneth Mitchell and Dean’s interviews with Ziggy Marley and Kingsley Ben-Adir.

Duration:00:13:39

Ukraine-Russia War update: Foreign leaders meet in Kyiv over the weekend

2/26/2024
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 continued attacks on Ukraine over the weekend and the meeting of foreign leaders in Kyiv. You can find more updates on Joseph’s website, ukrainianfreedomnews.com. To donate to Joseph and his team’s efforts […]

Duration:00:10:37

Associated Bank Market Outlook: 2/26/24

2/26/2024
On February 26th, 2024, Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers:

Duration:00:00:53

The Beat Cop’s Guide to kabobs and coffee

2/23/2024
Lieutenant David Haynes, a retired police officer who worked 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 The Foxtail On The Lake. Located at 1177 Howard Avenue in Des Plaines, […]

Duration:00:13:05

Dean Richards’ Entertainment Report: Wendy Williams, Tyler Perry, and Dolly Parton

2/23/2024
Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean talk about Wendy Williams’ dementia diagnosis and why Tyler Perry is halting a studio expansion. They also discuss Beyoncé’s message from Dolly Parton, things to do this weekend, and Dean’s movie reviews.

Duration:00:12:06

Extremely Local News: Should CTA host ‘Free Pizza Sundays?’

2/23/2024
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: How Can The CTA Bring ‘Joy’ To Its Stations? Student Survey Asks For Community’s Input: The students will present the feedback to CTA officials. From ‘Shipwreck’ To ‘Tight Ship’: How A […]

Duration:00:04:47

Ukraine-Russia War update: Remembering two years of war in Ukraine

2/23/2024
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 the two-year anniversary of when the war began and a power plant in Ukraine that could become dangerous. You can find more updates on Joseph’s website, ukrainianfreedomnews.com. To donate to Joseph and […]

Duration:00:08:31

Associated Bank Market Outlook: 2/23/24

2/23/2024
On February 23rd, 2024, Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers:

Duration:00:00:26

Who were ‘The Beatles’ before they were famous?

2/22/2024
Bob Sirott is celebrating The Beatles’ 60th anniversary of visiting America. He sits down with Bernadette and Mike Byrne, authors of ‘The Birth of The Beatles Story,’ to talk about how Bernadette met Paul McCartney and the time she spent dating George Harrison. They also shared details about what it was like performing at The […]

Duration:00:17:46

Dean Richards’ Entertainment Report: Neil Diamond, Wendy Williams, and Tom Skilling

2/22/2024
Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean talk about Tom Skilling’s celebration at the Music Box Theatre and when Dean pretended to be Tom. They also share details about Neil Diamond’s musical coming to Chicago, Wendy Williams’ treatment, and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s […]

Duration:00:10:27