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Roe Conn Full Show (08/21/19): Mark McKinnon analyzes, Lauren Lapka gets ‘mentalized,’ and more…

8/22/2019
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The Roe Conn Show w/Anna Davlantes for Wednesday, August 21st, 2019: WGN-TV’s Ben Bradley reports on a process server being arrested while attempting to serve Cicero’s Mayor Larry Dominick; Chicago Ald. Brendan Reilly (42nd) explores some of the options for filling the city’s massive budget shortfall and the process of surveying erosion on the Lake Shore; Political guru & host of Show time’s ‘The Circus’ – Mark McKinnon previews the series’ return and weighs in on the Democratic field of...

Duration:02:16:33

The Top Five@5 (08/21/19): President Trump claims any Jews voting for democrats are “disloyal”, Sean Spicer is “Dancing with the Stars”, Dolly Parton once told Elvis Presley no, and more…

8/21/2019
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The Top Five@5 for Wednesday, August 21st, 2019: President Trump doubles down on his comments that claimed Jews who voted for democrats were being disloyal. Former White House Secretary Sean Spicer appears on ABC’s “Good Morning America” after the announcement that he will participate in season 28 of “Dancing with the Stars”. Dolly Parton reveals that she turned down Elvis Presley’s request to cover her hit song “I Will Always Love You”. The Simpsons takes an animated jab at President […]

Duration:00:19:37

Showtime’s Mark McKinnon on the upcoming season of “The Circus”: “If we’d pitched this show as fiction, they would’ve kicked us out.”

8/21/2019
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Mark McKinnon who’s a political advisor, producer and co-host of Showtime’s “The Circus: Inside The Wildest Political Show On Earth” joins The Roe Conn Show with Anna Davlantes to discuss the return of the hit series September 22nd-8pm ET/7pm CT. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @AnnaDavlantes Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:12:42

Ald. Brendan Reilly on Chicago’s $1 billion budget hole: “Mayor Emanuel and his team were not upfront about a lot of the big hanging liabilities out there.”

8/21/2019
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42nd Ward Alderman Brendan Reilly joins The Roe Conn Show with Anna Davlantes to discuss the future of casinos in the city, filling Chicago’s massive budget hole, and assessing the erosion of the beaches on the lakefront. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @AnnaDavlantes Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:16:52

Roe Conn Full Show (08/20/19): Travel via zeppelin is back, your thermostat is set to low, and more…

8/21/2019
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The Roe Conn Show w/Anna Davlantes for Tuesday, August 20th, 2019: WGN-TV’s Ben Bradley reports on Gov. JB Pritzker’s renovation of Democratic offices at the Thompson center but leaving GOP offices untouched; Crain’s Chicago Bussiness’ A.D. Quig looks at Chicago Mayor Lightfoot’s proposals to fill a $700+ billion hole in the city’s budget; Chicago Tribune’s Mary Wisniewski breaks down new data about Chicago’s electric scooter pilot program; A Canadian company is trying to bring back...

Duration:01:47:02

The Top Five@5 (08/20/19): President Trump says he “doesn’t buy” Tlaib’s tears, Marianne Williamson unveils plans for a “Dept. of Peace”, “Old Town Road” is no longer the #1 song in America, and more…

8/20/2019
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The Top Five@5 for Tuesday, August 20th, 2019: Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib held a news conference on their travel restrictions to Palestine and Israel. During the conference, Tlaib held back tears while she described visiting her Palestinian family. Vice President Mike Pence told the National Space Council that the President is committed to expanding space exploration. Billie Eilish’s single “Bad Guy” knocked Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” from the #1 spot on the Billboard “Hot 100”...

Duration:00:13:44

Electric Scooters in Chicago: How often are they being used?

8/20/2019
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Mary Wisniewski, the transportation reporter and Getting Around columnist for the Chicago Tribune joins The Roe Conn Show with Anna Davlantes to discuss the new results of a DePaul University study that reveal the peak times of “when” and “where” people are using e-scooters in the city. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @AnnaDavlantes Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on...

Duration:00:12:34

Roe Conn Full Show (08/19/19): Who will be the Bears’ next kicker, why don’t Americans change their underwear, and more…

8/20/2019
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The Roe Conn Show w/Anna Davlantes for Monday, August 19th, 2019: WGN-TV’s Ben Bradley reports on his trip to Pigeon Forge, TN; The crew discusses their experiences at the 2019 Air & Water Show; A new study reflecting some unsettling trends in American underwear use is discussed; WGN Bears Insider Adam Hoge looks at why the Bears dropped kicker Elliot Fry but kept Eddy Piniero; The Top Five@5 features Roe, Anna, & Richard Roeper’s exclusive sit down with John Travolta; […]

Duration:01:45:25

The Top Five@5 (08/19/19): Jussie Smollett says “the truth will come out”, President Trump complains about coverage on Fox News, John Travolta shares memories of Peter Fonda with Roe & Anna, and more…

8/19/2019
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The Top Five@5 for Monday, August 19th, 2019: “Empire” star Jussie Smollett is confronted by photographers in Las Vegas about his pending lawsuit in Chicago for allegedly orchestrating a fake attack against himself. President Trump complained to reporters about Fox News and their recent poll that shows him losing the election in 2020. Wanda Sykes joined John Oliver’s “Last Week Tonight” to talk about bias in medicine on the basis of race and sex. John Travolta shares with Roe & […]

Duration:00:17:33

Roe Conn Full Show (08/16/19): Army Golden Knight Ryan O’Rourke on free falling over Chicago, live music from “Whiskey Creek,” and more…

8/19/2019
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The Roe Conn Show w/Anna Davlantes for Friday, August 16th, 2019: WGN-TV’s Demetrius Ivory lays out a forecast for next week; Lauren Lapka presents a list of festivals & events for the weekend; Famed Attorney Mike Monico explains why Jeffrey Epstein got time alone with a woman the same week he killed himself; SFC. Ryan O’Rourke talks about his training as a Army Golden Knight; The Top Five@5 features the best audio of the week; Mixologist Daniel de Oliveira rolls […]

Duration:02:01:03

Roe Conn’s LIVE Music Friday (08/16/19) Whiskey Creek

8/18/2019
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Whiskey Creek joins Roe & Anna for another edition of ‘Live Music Friday.’ Whiskey Creek formed in 2012 where the condos meet the cornfields in the Chicago suburb of Winfield. With Katie Orlow on lead vocals and guitar, bassist Dave Wanto, guitarist Brian Welch and Joe Cloutier on drums. The band has a strong chemistry that sets the foundation for captivating lyrics and melodies. Influenced by artist from Janis Joplin to Fleetwood Mac and many classic and southern rock groups […]

Duration:00:17:58

The Top Five@5 (08/16/19): President Trump ridicules a man’s weight at a rally, ‘Avengers: Endgame’ co-director Joseph Russo explains a deleted scene to Richard Roeper, Miley Cyrus drops a new single after breakup with Liam Hemsworth, and more…

8/18/2019
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The Top Five@5 for Friday, August 16th, 2019: Parents in Lombard are outraged after they said their daughters were shamed for clothing at Glenbard East High. President Trump made fun of a man’s weight during his rally in New Hampshire. Turns out, the man he made fun of was one of his supporters. ‘Avengers: Endgame’ co-director Joseph Russo explains to Richard Roeper why he left “the kneeling scene” out of the film. Miley Cyrus drops a new single less than […]

Duration:00:13:52

Sgt. First Class Ryan O’Rourke on being a part of the U.S. Army Golden Knights: “We do not get complacent when it comes to safety.”

8/18/2019
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Sergeant First Class Ryan O’Rourke of the U.S. Army Golden Knights Black Team joins the Roe Conn Show with Anna Davlanes to discuss the 61st Annual Air & Water Show, and the intense training that is required to be a part of this elite squad. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @AnnaDavlantes Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:15:49

Roe Conn Full Show (08/15/19): Kevin Powell jumps out of a plane, Dr. Jim Adams discusses vaping, and more…

8/15/2019
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The Roe Conn Show w/Anna Davlantes for Thursday, August 15th, 2019: Kevin Powell discuss jumping out of an airplane with the U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team. (You can check out the video and photos here.) Dr. Jim Adams from Northwestern Medicine joined Roe Conn and Anna Davlantes to discuss vaping and what binge-watching TV or Netflix does to your brain. Anthony Scaramucci calls in to chat with Roe and Anna! Discussions include why he has turned on President Trump, […]

Duration:01:58:49

Dr. Jim Adams from Northwestern Medicine on vaping: “It’s much stronger and concentrated than THC”

8/15/2019
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Dr. Jim Adams from Northwestern Medicine joined Roe Conn and Anna Davlantes to discuss vaping, what binge-watching does to your brain, teens needing glasses due to increased screen time, if you smoke pot your anesthesiologist needs to know, and a recent FDA investigation of 127 reports of seizures linked to vaping.

Duration:00:10:12

Is Anthony Scaramucci running for president? Former White House Communications Director joins the show…

8/15/2019
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Anthony Scaramucci calls in to chat with Roe and Anna! Is he running for president? The former White House Communications Director discusses that why he has turned on President Trump. Scaramucci also explains the impact on “post traumatic trump syndrome” and as to why more people need to break away from the president, and why he is creating social divisions within the country. Is Scaramucci “neutral” on Trump? He explains his wording.

Duration:00:15:13

Lilly Winwood and Don Gallardo perform their newest single for Roe and Anna

8/15/2019
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Lilly Winwood, singer-songwriter and daughter of classic rock legend Steve Winwood sits down with Roe and Anna to talk about her performances this upcoming weekend, her music, her life between England and Nashville, working with her father, and more. She is joined by guitarist Don Gallardo and they discuss their newly collaborated single “In The Name of Good Intentions”.

Duration:00:10:15

Roe Conn Full Show (08/14/19): Why recession worries are premature, Orion Samuelson plays #NewsOrRuse, and more…

8/15/2019
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The Roe Conn Show w/Anna Davlantes for Wednesday, August 14th, 2019: WGN-TV’s Ben Bradley looks at at why a Russian spy-plane flew over Chicago; Head of US Equities at Aviva Investors Susan Schmidt breaks down why markets are down; Kevin Powell tries to get Harold Baines to talk to him; The Top Five@5 features politicians saying stupid things; And Orion Samuelson plays #NewsOrRuse. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @AnnaDavlantes Follow...

Duration:02:25:23

The Top Five@5 (08/14/19): Cardi B presses Bernie Sanders on pay wages, Mike Tyson isn’t shy about how much pot he smokes, a 300 pound orangutan plays classical music, and more…

8/14/2019
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The Top Five@5 for Wednesday, August 14th, 2019: Ken Cuccinelli, the acting Director of U.S. Citizenship failed to describe the “public charge” rule in two different interviews. Rapper Cardi B sat down with Senator Bernie sanders for a discussion about fair wages. John Travolta while discussing his new film “The Fanatic” on Good Morning America, describes a close encounter with obsessed fans. Mike Tyson during his podcast shares exactly how much pot he smokes a month, and more! Follow your...

Duration:00:17:50

Susan Schmidt on the Dow dropping 800 points: “We saw an inversion in the yield-curve, that can be the front-runner to signal a recession.”

8/14/2019
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Susan Schmidt, Head of US Equities at Aviva Investors joins The Roe Conn Show with Anna Davlantes to discuss the Dow’s worst performance of 2019 dropping 800 points, and if this means bad news for the economy. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @AnnaDavlantes Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:13:25