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A lifelong Chicagoan, Roe has been one of the city’s top rated radio personalities for the last two decades. For the last decade, Roe has been recognized annually in Talkers Magazine’s “100 Most Influential Talk Show Hosts in America” and has received the prestigious Radio and Records Industry Achievement Award for Best Local Talk Host in America.

A lifelong Chicagoan, Roe has been one of the city’s top rated radio personalities for the last two decades. For the last decade, Roe has been recognized annually in Talkers Magazine’s “100 Most Influential Talk Show Hosts in America” and has received the prestigious Radio and Records Industry Achievement Award for Best Local Talk Host in America.

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Chicago, IL

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A lifelong Chicagoan, Roe has been one of the city’s top rated radio personalities for the last two decades. For the last decade, Roe has been recognized annually in Talkers Magazine’s “100 Most Influential Talk Show Hosts in America” and has received the prestigious Radio and Records Industry Achievement Award for Best Local Talk Host in America.

Twitter:

@RoeConn

Language:

English


Episodes

Roe Conn Full Show (02/26/2020): WGN-TV’s Ben Bradley explains what happens when a valet gives a car to the wrong person, Showtime’s Mark McKinnon analyzes the CBS Democratic debate, and more…

2/26/2020
Roe Conn full show for Wednesday, February 26th, 2020: Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:02:33:57

Showtime’s Mark McKinnon on the CBS Democratic debate: “I thought it was chaotic, divisive, and toxic.”

2/26/2020
Mark McKinnon, the co-creator, co-executive producer, and co-host of Showtime’s The Circus: Inside The Craziest Political Campaign On Earth joins The Roe Conn Show to give his analysis of the CBS Democratic Presidential debate. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:12:07

New lawsuit accuses the City of Chicago of unconstitutionally selling towed vehicles.

2/26/2020
Jacie Zolna, an attorney at Myron M. Cherry & Associates joins The Roe Conn Show to explain why he has filed a class action lawsuit against the City of Chicago’s tow program that he says targets low-income residents. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:10:00

For $50k you can clone your family pet, here’s how

2/26/2020
Melain Rodriguez, the Client Service Manager for ViaGen Pets -a Texas-based company billed as “the worldwide leader in cloning the animals we love,” joins Roe Conn to talk about the process of cloning dogs, cats, and horses. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:10:51

Roe Conn Full Show (02/24/2020): WGN-TV Meteorologist Demetrius Ivory prepares you for “Snowmageddon 2020”, Harvey Weinstein’s attorney Donna Rotunno joins us, former Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey weighs in on the Jussie Smollett saga, The Top Fi

2/25/2020
Roe Conn full show for Monday, February 24th, 2020: Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:02:19:35

Roe Conn Full Show (02/25/2020): WGN-TV’s Ben Bradley explains why Blagojevich is fighting for his law license, Brightfield Group’s Andy Seeger explains how you can work in the pot industry, you can clone your pet for 50k, and more…

2/25/2020
Roe Conn full show for Tuesday, February 25th, 2020: Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:01:54:31

Is the coronavirus having an effect on your spring break plans? Peter Greenberg explains what you can do if you’re having second thoughts.

2/25/2020
Peter Greenberg, host of Eye on Travel (Saturdays 4pm-6pm on WGN Radio) joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss what you can do if you have spring break travel plans, but you’re also worried about the coronavirus. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:10:07

Illinois brings in $10 million in pot taxes. Where does that money go?

2/25/2020
The Illinois Department of Revenue reported more than $10 million in tax revenue was made in January from the sales for recreational marijuana. Andy Seeger, Cannabis Research Manager at Brightfield Group joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss how the “green rush” affects the job industry in Illinois. Also, Seeger talks about how you can obtain a career in the weed industry. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow...

Duration:00:17:40

CDC warns the coronavirus may spread in U.S.

2/25/2020
Federal health officials said they expect a wider spread of the coronavirus in the U.S. and are preparing for a possible pandemic. Dr. Igor Koralnik, neuro-infectious diseases specialist at Northwestern Medicine joins The Roe Conn Show to explain why the CDC decided to sound the alarm now. Also, Washington Post sports reporter Cindy Boren joins the show to talk about the possibility of the 2020 Summer Olympics being cancelled because of the deadly disease. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show...

Duration:00:09:23

The Top 5 Stories You Need To Know (02/24/2020): Is the coronavirus “Disease X”? Harvey Weinstein’s attorney Donna Rotunno speaks to Roe following her client’s conviction, Rahm Emanuel says a Bernie Sanders primary victory is risky, Michael Jordan deliver

2/24/2020
The Top Five Stories You Need To Know February 24th, 2020: Kevin Olival, PhD and President for Research EcoHealth Alliance joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss the spread of the deadly coronavirus, and if this may be the theoretical “Disease X”. Harvey Weinstein’s attorney, Donna Rotunno also joins the show to discuss what next for her client following the conviction on 2 counts of sexual assault. Former Mayor Rahm Emanuel says a primary victory for Bernie Sanders put the […]

Duration:00:34:09

Former Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey on the Cook County State’s Attorney race: “The trend is behind Bill Conway…time is not Kim Foxx’s friend right now.”

2/24/2020
Former Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss how the longevity of the Jussie Smollett saga is having an effect on the Cook County State’s Attorney race that’s weeks away. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:18:50

The Dow drops 1,000 points as coronavirus fears escalate. Should you continue to invest in your 401(k)?

2/24/2020
Craig Bolanos, CEO & Founding Partner of Wealth Management Group in Inverness and Downers Grove joins The Roe Conn Show to explain why the global spread of the coronavirus is having a negative effect on the stock market. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:11:10

Richard Roeper reviews Harrison Ford’s latest film…Call of the Wild.

2/20/2020
Richard Roeper, columnist and film critic for The Chicago Sun-Times, joins The Roe Conn Show to review this week’s film releases: “Call of the Wild”- starring Harrison Ford in the latest adaptation of the classic Jack London adventure story. “Hunters”- Al Pacino’s first episodic series on Amazon Prime about a group Jewish Nazi hunters in the 1970s. “D. Wade: Life Unexpected”- An ESPN documentary on the life of Chicago’s own Dwayne Wade and his rise to NBA stardom. Follow your […]

Duration:00:26:23

The Top Five@5 (02/20/2020): Is having a mini-horse on a flight going too far? Bon Jovi releases a new single, a woman call 911 becuase her parents shut of her cell service, and Hair Club for Men founder Sy Sperling dies at 78

2/20/2020
The Top Five@5 for Thursday, February 20th, 2020: Norwegian synthpop group A-Ha’s Take On Me has joined YouTube’s billion views club. 80’s rock super group Bon Jovi released their new single Limitless ahead of their North America tour. An Ohio woman is facing felony charges after repeatedly calling 9-1-1 because her parents shut off her cell service, and the founder and president for Hair Club for Men, Sy Sperling has died at 78. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters […]

Duration:00:19:14

19th Ward Alderman Matt O’Shea tells you how you can register for the 2020 Chicago Polar Plunge!

2/20/2020
19th Ward Alderman and President of Special Olympics Chicago, Matt O’Shea joins The Roe Conn Show to talk about the Annual Chicago Polar Plunge with special guest Al Roker March 1st. Alderman O’Shea also discusses how you can be a part of the 6th Annual Pancake Breakfast in support of Get Behind the Vest, Feb. 3rd. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow...

Duration:00:17:49

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Connor Murphy joins The Roe Conn Show!

2/20/2020
After the Blackhawks came up short against the Rangers (6-3) defenseman Connor Murphy joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss their plans to pick up the pace against the Predators. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:06:04

Northwestern Medicine’s Dr. Jim Adams explains why the flu is above and beyond more dangerous than the coronavirus

2/20/2020
Chief Medical Officer and SVP of Northwestern Medicine, Dr. Jim Adams joins Roe Conn to discuss the differences between the current coronavirus outbreak and this year’s flu season. — “Better knowledge means better health for you and your family. Turn to Northwestern Medicine at nm.org/healthbeatnews for health tips, research and more.” — Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow...

Duration:00:06:25

Roe Conn Full Show (02/19/2020): Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart discusses the challenges of bail reform, ABC7’s Chuck Goudie describes his plane ride with former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, Harrison Ford joins the show, and more…

2/19/2020
Roe Conn full show for Wednesday, February 19th, 2020: Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:01:51:53

Harrison Ford talks about working with a CGI dog & his roots on Chicago radio

2/19/2020
Legendary actor Harrison Ford joins The Roe Conn Show to speak to our own Richard Roeper about his latest film Call of the Wild, the latest screen adaptation of Jack London’s classic 1903 adventure novel. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:09:59

The Top Five@5 (02/19/2020): Rod Blagojevich calls himself a “freed political prisoner”, Interim CPD Supt. Charlie Beck addresses rising CTA violence, Justin Bieber says he can win a fight with Tom Cruise, and more…

2/19/2020
The Top Five@5 for Wednesday, February 19th, 2020: Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich held a press conference from his home in Ravenswood, and thanked President Trump for commuting his 14 year sentence. Interim CPD Superintendent Charlie Beck tells WGN Radio’s Bob Sirott, his plans to combat rising violence on the CTA, and more! Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow...

Duration:00:16:35