Pastor Corey Brooks joins John Williams to talk about his many projects to raise awareness, including a community center on the South Side. Pastor Brooks can be reached at 312-813-5211 for details on his upcoming golf fundraiser and more.
Ald. Brian Hopkins (2nd Ward) joins John Williams to weigh in on New York’s new requirement of vaccination proof to dine at restaurants and even has a good idea for airlines who want to capitalize on that. Then, Ald. Hopkins explains why police can’t pursue motorcyclists when they’re breaking all sorts of rules of the […]
The Illinois Tollways have lacked representatives in its booths for over a year and drivers are navigating the technological space to pay for their tolls. Illinois Tollway Spokesperson Joelle McGinnis joins John Williams to answer questions from listeners about their transponders and more.
The Statue and Monument Review Task Force Spokesperson State Representative Tim Butler (87th-Springfield) joins John Williams to describe who decides which statues to bring down after their legacies have come into question.
Secretary of State Press Secretary Dave Druker joins John Williams to answer questions about the Real ID, whose deadline has been extended to May 2023. And he talks about the to-dos we all have to go to the DMV for.
This month’s Your Hometown is highlighting West Town. Molly Mobley, lead talent buyer at Empty Bottle, joins John Williams to talk about what Empty Bottle is offering now that we’re somewhat out of the pandemic. She also shares some of the history of the decades-old venue.
Earlier this week, John Williams and his former producer Matt Bubala reminisced about the (mis)adventure with the “Huriball.” What’s the “Huriball?,” you may ask. It was a 9 1/2 foot golf ball-like capsule designed and built by a group of adventurers to allow them to experience the force of a hurricane by safely floating in […]
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Women’s Gymnastics Coach Nadalie Walsh joins John Williams to react to Simone Biles’ decision to withdraw from the Olympics due to mental health concerns. And she describes how she would approach an athlete who doesn’t seem to be in the right spirits to perform her craft.
Jay Doherty is the 17-year-old who previously interned for John Williams, and who is now recording voiceovers for clients in 58 different countries. One of his clients this year was the Olympic Committee!
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Chief Curator Doug Taron joins John Williams to explain why there is fear in the scientific community about the decline in the population of the monarch butterfly. And he tells John what we can do to help keep them around.