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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.

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@RoeConn

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English


Episodes

Quarantined Diamond Princess cruise passenger Linda Levell joins The Roe Conn Show!

2/14/2020
Dan Ponce’s mother-in-law Linda Levell is among the passengers quarantined on the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan. On Feb. 5, she was among the ship’s 2,666 passengers and 1,045 crew members quarantined on board at a port near Tokyo by the Japanese government because passengers had been exposed to the novel coronavirus. The quarantine is scheduled to end Feb. 19. She now joins The Roe Conn Show to share her experience. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on […]

Duration:00:15:28

Is it all downhill for…”Downhill”? Richard Roeper has the review of Will Ferrell’s dark comedy right here!

2/14/2020
Richard Roeper, columnist and film critic for The Chicago Sun-Times, joins The Roe Conn Show to review this week’s film releases: “Downhill”- starring Will Ferrell and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. High Fidelity- A Hulu series based on the 2000 film starring Zoe Kravitz. 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:00:14:30

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx joins The Roe Conn Show!

2/14/2020
Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss her record, and why she should be reelected for a second term in office. 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:00:15:47

The Top Five@5 (02/13/2020): CPD holds a memorial for Cmdr. Paul Bauer, Attorney General William Barr says he wont be bullied by President Trump, Isaiah Thomas gets booed in Chicago on live TV, and more…

2/14/2020
The Top Five@5 for Thursday, February 13th, 2020: Members of the Chicago Police Department, family members, and friends held a memorial for fallen Cmdr. Paul Bauer. Attorney General William Barr says President Trump’s tweets on Roger Stone make it hard for him to do his job. Former NBA star Isaiah Thomas took a jab at the Chicago Bulls during a live taping of ESPN’s First Take, and more! Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow […]

Duration:00:17:24

Three Square Market president on micro-chipping their employees: “We wanted to test the limits of responsible technology. If you’re not ready to embrace it fully…how can you test it?”

2/14/2020
The Indiana Senate Committee approved a bill prohibiting employers from requiring their workers to be implanted with microchips. Patrick McMullan, President of Three Square Market, a company that actually microchip its employees, joins The Roe Conn Show to explain the benefits of participating in this program. 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...

Duration:00:16:26

Bail reform analysis by Cook County chief judge based on flawed data.

2/14/2020
Gary Marx, investigative reporter for the Chicago Tribune joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss a report that has found flawed data on violent crime in a Cook County chief judge’s analysis in bail reform. 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:00:10:42

The Top Five@5 (02/12/2020): Mayor Lightfoot says CPD will “rise to the occasion” to stop gun violence, the Backstreet Boys perform an interesting version of the Thong Song, a Kansas man is offering you $25,000 to find his soulmate, and more…

2/12/2020
The Top Five@5 for Wednesday, February 12th, 2020: Mayor Lightfoot held her weekly accountability meeting with police brass, and says the city’s gun violence must be dealt with. During an interview to promote his new movie Sonic The Hedgehog, Jim Carrey had an odd response to a female reporter who was conducting the Q&A. A Kansas man is offering people $25,000 to anyone that can find his soulmate, and more! Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow […]

Duration:00:16:50

Former acting Attorney General George Terwilliger on the Roger Stone firestorm: “The ultimate responsibility for the decisions the DOJ makes belong to the leadership, and where the leadership thinks they should do something different…they should.”

2/12/2020
Former Acting Attorney General George Terwilliger joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss whether or not the 9 year sentencing guideline for President Trump’s friend Roger Stone who was convicted of lying to Congress is appropriate. 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:00:14:21

Lawyer for Osundairo brothers on the planning of Jussie Smollett’s alleged attack: “This was a choreographed stunt in front of cameras with the understanding that this was going to be a publicity stunt…not involve CPD”

2/12/2020
Gloria Schmidt, the attorney representing Ola & Abel Osundairo joins Roe Conn to give an update on her two clients following the 6 count indictment of Empire star Jussie Smollett. 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:00:16:35

Roe Conn Full Show (02/11/2020): John Records Landeck joins the show, Showtime’s Mark McKinnon previews the New Hampshire primary, full coverage of the Jussie Smollett saga, and more…

2/12/2020
Roe Conn full show for Tuesday, February 11th, 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:02:07:03

The Top Five@5 (02/11/2020): Could pumping your own gas be banned in Illinois? Cindy Crawford’s son lashes out at critics of his face-tattoo, your grandmother might be on Tinder, and more…

2/12/2020
The Top Five@5 for Tuesday, February 11th, 2020: Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx received the endorsement of over 100 clergymen for her reelection campaign. Chicago Cubs’ president of baseball operations responded to Joe Maddon’s claim that the front office wanted to control everything, which led to his departure, and more! Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And...

Duration:00:17:41

Chicago Sun-Times sports columnist Rick Telander on NCAA athlete pay: “The NCAA started it…they didn’t have to sell to TV networks and make millions.”

2/12/2020
Chicago Sun-Times sports columnist Rick Telander joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss NCAA’s President Mark Emmert latest move, urging Congress to step in and put restrictions on college athletes’ ability to earn money from endorsements. 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:00:15:25

Boogie check! John Records Landecker joins The Roe Conn Show!

2/12/2020
Chicago radio legend John Records Landecker will be inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Broadcasting Hall of Fame this year. He joins The Roe Conn Show to reflect on his 50 years in the business. 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:00:06:29

Does the T-Mobile and Sprint merger mean better service for you?

2/12/2020
Ed Baig, Personal Tech Columnist for USA Today joins The Roe Conn Show to explain the huge Sprint/T-Mobile merger, what that means for you, and if this means better service for the consumer. 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:00:10:47

Roe Conn Show full coverage: Jussie Smollett indicted on new charges

2/11/2020
Empire actor Jussie Smollett was indicted on with six counts of disorderly conduct over false statements he allegedly made to the police in connection with an incident a year ago in which Smollett reported that he had been the victim of a hate crime. Smollett’s former attorney Mike Monico joins Roe Conn to explain what these new charges mean for the embattled actor/singer. Also, the three challengers running for Cook County State’s Attorney, Donna More, Bob Fioretti, and Bill Conway […]

Duration:00:24:18

Roe Conn Full Show (02/10/2020): ABC News’ Alex Stone gives the latest global numbers of the deadly coronavirus, A Top Five@5 you won’t believe, Richard Roeper recaps Oscars 2020, and more…

2/11/2020
Roe Conn full show for Monday, February 10th, 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:02:17:57

The Top Five@5 (02/10/2020): Coronavirus global death toll surpasses SARS, Pete Buttigieg has a problem with Bernie Sanders’ “math”, and actor Robert Conrad dies at 84.

2/11/2020
The Top Five@5 for Monday, February 10th, 2020: At least 24 Americans are among the 135 people infected with coronavirus aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Yokohama. Some U.S. passengers that aren’t infected say they should be allowed to leave. Amazon’s founder, Jeff Bezos revived some playful jabs from Chris Rock and Steve Martin at the Oscars. Robert Conrad, the actor best known for his role in Black Sheep Squadron, and The Wild Wild West has died at 84. […]

Duration:00:17:56

Adam Hoge on how the Cubs compare to the White Sox rebuild: “They haven’t done much this offseason, so it’s hard to be excited about a team that hasn’t added anything.”

2/11/2020
WGN Radio’s Chicago Bears Insider, Adam Hoge joins The Roe Conn Show live from Arizona to give a preview of the Chicago White Sox spring training schedule, as well as how they compare to the Chicago Cubs this season. 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:00:17:12

Roe Conn Full Show (02/07/2020): WGN-TV’s Ben Bradley investigates why the Jane Byrne Interchange will cost you more, “Eye on Travel” host Peter Greenberg joins us in-studio, Tocco’s Bruno Abate joins us for the Canarble Wagon, and more…

2/7/2020
Roe Conn full show for Friday, February 7th, 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:02:18:26

The Top Five@5 (02/07/2020): Oprah says her friend Gayle King is “not doing well”, Billy Crystal in not a fan of a hostless Oscars, Vince Neil records a drunken “Cameo”, and more…

2/7/2020
The Top Five@5 for Friday, February 7th, 2020: Oprah Winfrey got emotional during an appearance on Today when asked about her friend Gayle King’s troubles following her interview with Lisa Leslie. Taylor Swift released a new single inspired by Beto O’Rourke’s failed Texas Senate run. Billy Crystal, who has hosted the Oscars 9 times says he’s not a fan of a hostless show, and more! Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow...

Duration:00:17:59