Steve Dale is joined by Barry Livingston, known for his role as “Ernie Douglas” on the television series My Three Sons, about his time in Hollywood and maintaining a healthy relationship with his wife through it all. Barry also shares details about book “The Importance of Being Ernie: From My Three Sons to Mad Men, […]
Steve Dale is joined by Chicago radio legend Tommy Edwards to share how he got his start with “Animal Stories”; recalls some of his favorite experiences throughout his career, including working with Bob Sirott; and talks about his book “I Grew Up Listening to You: Stories from Behind the Mic”.
Steve Dale speaks with John Manchester, owner of Windy City Sweets, about the Great Ice Cream War against Paul Lisnek. Steve shares the story about how the war came about; John provides us with the history of Windy City Sweets and tells us who the official winner is!
So, how are our pets doing in the pandemic? Former Chicagoan, Christy L. Hoffman, PhD, Associate Professor Animal Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation Canisius College in Buffalo, NY found out the answers. Her study, “The Experience of Teleworking with Dogs and Cats in the United States During COVID-19” published in the Journal Animals. What are the upsides and downside of working […]
Dr. Marty Greer, author of Your Pandemic Puppy, talks about how pet adoptions have gone up as a result of the pandemic. And offers tips on what to do when you adopt beginning with socialization. And on how to do that, while keeping humans socially distanced. We also discuss crate training. Also, she says, keep in mind […]
Sara Serritella is the Director of Communications for the Institute of Translational Medicine, lecturer at The University of Chicago and Director of the Save da Hoomans Campaign. This is a collaboration among the top medical centers in Chicago to support breakthroughs in medicine, including promotion of clinical trials. This is about making health research accessible for everyone, […]
Steve Dale speaks with Branden James, America’s Got Talent (AGT) singer, about his new book: “Lyrics of My Life”. Branden shares details about his experience on AGT, the impactful moment that inspired him to write the book, and much more.
Broadcast Legend Chuck Schaden joins Steve Dale to talk about his latest book, Chuck Schaden’s Radio Days! Chuck and Steve also dive into a conversation about Radio Theater and the undeniable importance it holds when exploring the history of radio.
What a great way to kick off the New Year! Dr. Kelly St. Denis, president of the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) discusses why AAFP now says Cat Friendly Practices can no longer maintain that certification if they practice declaw. And she explains why that is the case. We discuss the mounting science which supports the notion […]
Alison Arngrim, who way back, was Nellie Oleson on Little House on the Prairie was voted TV’s number one B****. But she can’t be all bad because she’s a cat lover. We discuss her celebrity cat, Roswell. You can find Roswell – who Alison says is very strange – is a social media star who does interviews. […]
Dr. Natalie Marks offers tips of keeping our pets safe over the howlidays. I reveal that Santa might be on a diet this year, so if you leave out sugar-free cookies or brownies for Mr. Claus, that’s thoughtful. But if the dessert contains a sugar substitute called Zylitol, not to mention chocolate, you could wind […]
Steve Dale speaks with Samantha Shapiro, one of the Co-Owners of ENAZ (Energy, Nature, Attitude & Zest for life), about the history of the store and everything they offer. Samantha explains their positioning as a “mother-daughter boutique”, on-going efforts to promote local designers, and more.
Veterinary behaviorist Dr. Debbie Horwitz talks about how dogs and cats might be anxious at this time of year, and what to do about it. Dr. Horwitz is a contributing editor to a pair of amazing books for the pet lovers in your family, Decoding Your Dog and Decoding Your Cat. I wrote the introduction to each book, […]
At this time of year, the biggest question comes from the kids, “Can we get a puppy?” But as Dr. Dana Varble, chief veterinary officer of the North American Veterinary Community explains, maybe you’d be better off with a Guinea pig, a pet bird or a cat for Christmas. And then where do you get a Guinea […]
Two legends in one show: Dr. Aubrey Fine, professor emeritus California Polytech State University, licensed psychologist, author of many books and chair of the Scientific Advisory Group at Pet Partners. He’s the guy to ask this question, and he answers “Are we benefiting in the pandemic by having pets since they lessen our stress? Or […]
Marc Ayers, Illinois Director of the Humane Society of the United States has two pieces of really good news which are causing him to be giddy with excitement. DuPage County passed two ordinances which make the county absolutely more humane. One involves DuPage County Fairgrounds – so we don’t see things like dancing bears or even big […]
Steve Dale speaks with Dr. Richard Novak, Head of the Division of Infectious Diseases at UI Health and Principal Investigator for Moderna Vaccine, about the importance of the Moderna Vaccine trial and the results they’ve been seeing thus far. Dr. Novak explains the difference of this vaccine compared to others, how this vaccine works when […]
Steve Dale speaks with his good friend and legendary NHL broadcaster, Doc Emrick, about his new book “Off Mike“. Doc shares backstory you won’t find in the book, touched on the broadcasters he grew up listening to and the integral role they played as he began his career; and more.