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Joe Mantegna & Ronnie Marmo discuss their play about comedian Lenny Bruce

10/21/2019
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Joe Mantegna is now directing a play about comedian Lenny Bruce who fought the establishment for the right to say what he wanted to say. The play, “I’m Not a Comedian…I’m Lenny Bruce” stars Ronnie Marmo, who plays the ground-breaking comic opens at the Royal George Theater Oct. 23- Dec. 1st. They both join The Roe Conn Show with Anna Davlantes to talk about the play, and the legendary Lenny Bruce. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter […]

Duration:00:16:05

The Top Five@5 (10/21/19): Charles Barkley defends LeBron James, Miley Cyrus faces backlash over Instagram post, Cody Parkey is the “Doink King”, and more…

10/21/2019
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The Top Five@5 for Monday, October 21st, 2019: Former NBA star Charles Barkley has come to the defense of LeBron James, who is taking the heat for condemning Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey’s pro-Hong Kong tweet. Miley Cyrus is under fire for an Instagram Live post, in which she gave some controversial love advice. Stephen A. Smith trolled the Chicago Bears after their loss to the Saints, and more! Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn […]

Duration:00:14:23

Ed O’Bradovich on the Bears’ embarrassing 36-25 loss to the Saints: “I’m glad we didn’t have the post-game show, if we did we would’ve been fired, and probably in jail.”

10/21/2019
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Ed O’Bradovich joins The Roe Conn Show with Anna Davlantes to break down the Chicago Bears’ embarrassing loss to the New Orleans Saints, and if there needs to be a change in the starting quarterback position. 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:00:16:48

John Kass remembers ex-mobster Joey ‘the Clown’ Lombardo, who died this weekend at 90

10/21/2019
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John Kass Chicago Tribune columnist, and host of The Chicago Way joins The Roe Conn Show with Anna Davlantes to discuss the life and death of one of the “Chicago Outfit’s most colorful ex-mobster, Joey ‘the Clown’ Lombardo. 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:00:14:26

Roe Conn Full Show (10/18/19): Showtimes’ Mark McKinnon checks in from the campaign trail, Chicago Blues icon Billy Branch takes you back to where it all began, and more…

10/18/2019
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The Roe Conn Show w/Anna Davlantes for Friday, October 18th, 2019: WGN-TV’s Demetrius Ivory forecasts a mixed bag for the weekend; Lauren Lapka’s List of things to Do, See, & Avoid is discussed; Host & Executive producer of Showtime’s The Circus Mark McKinnnon reports on another wild week in politics; Bears Insider Adam Hoge checks in on what to expect on Sunday when the Bears take on the Saints; The Top Five@5 features President Trump calling the International Space Station; […]

Duration:02:03:28

The Top Five@5 (10/18/19): Meghan Markle opens up about negative press during pregnancy, Dennis Rodman says sports & politics should be kept seperate, Prince’s estate releases unheard demo, and more…

10/18/2019
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The Top Five@5 for Friday, October 18th, 2019: Meghan Markle in a new documentary “Harry & Meghan: An African Journey”, talks about the negative attentions she’s been getting from the press during her pregnancy. Dennis Rodman in an interview with Tucker Carlson about the NBA’s stance toward China, says that sports & politics should be kept separate. Prince’s estate releases a new single in honor of the late rocker’s 40th anniversary of his second album, and more! Follow your favorite […]

Duration:00:14:12

Showtime’s Mark McKinnon on the CNN/NYT Presidential debate: “Warren looked a little wobbly and vulnerable, there’s potential for Buttigeig to make a move in Iowa.”

10/18/2019
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Executive producer/co-host of Showtime’s The Circus: Inside The Wildest Political Show On Earth Mark McKinnon joins The Roe Conn Show with Anna Davlantes to analyze the CNN/NYT Democratic Presidential Debate, and preview this week’s episode of his fast-paced, groundbreaking show. 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:00:09:57

Roe Conn Full Show (10/17/19): Chicago Teachers Union VP Davis on what teachers need in writing before they go back to work, Blackhawks legend Dave Bolland on the 2010 Cup, and more…

10/18/2019
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The Roe Conn Show w/Anna Davlantes for Thursday, October 17th, 2019: 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:02:09:35

Two-time Stanley Cup Champ Dave Bolland prepares for “One More Shift” with the Blackhawks

10/17/2019
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Two-time Stanley Cup Champion, Dave Bolland will return to the United Center this Friday to take “One More Shift” with the Chicago Blackhawks. He joins The Roe Conn Show with Anna Davlantes to talk about what an honor it is to be back in Chicago among die-hard Blackhawks fans. 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:00:12:28

Does Angelina Jolie cast the perfect spell in “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil”? Richard Roeper has your review right here!

10/17/2019
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Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times film critic, and regular contributor to The Roe Conn Show joins us to review this week’s film releases: “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil”- starring Angelina Jolie, and Michelle Pfeiffer. “Zombieland: Double Tap”- starring Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, and Bill Murray. “Living With Yourself”- a Netflix series starring Paul Rudd. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @AnnaDavlantes Follow @kpowell720...

Duration:00:13:42

The Top Five@5 (10/17/19): Monica Lewinsky reveals her new cyber-bullying PSA, Megyn Kelly calls for an outside investigation into NBC News, and Rep. Elijah Cummings dies at 68.

10/17/2019
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The Top Five@5 for Thursday, October 17th, 2019: Monica Lewinsky revealed her new cyber-bullying PSA on the “Today Show”, and discussed her own experiences of being harassed. CPS CEO Janice Jackson responds to a new CTU radio ad about school funding on the John Williams show. Megyn Kelly in her first interview since being fired by NBC News, called for an outside investigation into her former employer, and more! Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn […]

Duration:00:17:11

Roe Conn Full Show (10/16/19): Ald. Reilly explains where in downtown Chicago you’ll be able to buy recreational marijuana, Connor Murphy on the Hawks first season win, and more…

10/17/2019
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The Roe Conn Show w/Anna Davlantes for Wednesday, October 16th, 2019: WGN-TV’s Ben Bradley has an update on contract negotiations between the Chicago Teachers Union & Chicago Public Schools; Ald. Brendan Reilly(42nd) explains new zoning regulations that would allow for recreational marijuana sales in the River North area & whether-or-not Lake Shore Drive should be renamed in honor of Jean Baptiste Point du Sable; Former Syrian CIA operator Bob Baer breaks down what’s happening on the ground...

Duration:01:49:12

Former Lt. Governor of Maryland Michael Steele remembers his colleague and friend Rep. Elijah Cummings

10/17/2019
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Former former lieutenant governor of Maryland & MSNBC analyst Michael Steele joins Roe Conn to remember the life & career of long-time Baltimore congressman Elijah Cummings. 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:00:10:59

Chicago Teachers Union Vice President: “there’s not going to be school on Friday” but “happily we’ve finally got some class size language in writing”

10/17/2019
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Chicago Teachers Union Vice President Stacy Davis Gates joins Roe Conn & Anna Davlantes to talk about the latest sticking points in negotiations between her union and the Chicago Public Schools. Gates sounds optimistic that a deal will get done and highlights some movement on being made on the class sizes & compensation. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @AnnaDavlantes Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow...

Duration:00:14:59

The Top Five@5 (10/16/19): Chicago teachers go on strike, Mitch Trubisky is questioned on his readiness to play Sunday, Guns N’ Roses hit a new milestone, and more…

10/16/2019
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The Top Five@5 for Wednesday, October 16th, 2019: Chicago Public Schools have canceled regular classes for because more than 32,000 teachers plan to go on strike. The trailer for “Bombshell” was released. The film is about the fight inside of Fox News and the sexual allegations against Roger Ailes. Mitch Trubisky faced tough questions from reporters about his readiness to play Sunday against the Saints, and more! Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow...

Duration:00:13:53

Bob Baer on President Trump’s withdrawal of American forces from northern Syria: “We have so few allies in the Middle East, who at this point is going to trust the United States? “

10/16/2019
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Bob Baer, one of the most accomplished agents in CIA history, now intelligence & security analyst for CNN joins The Roe Conn Show with Anna Davlantes to discuss the latest news happening in Syria. Also, Baer explains how the U.S. carry out a secret cyber attack on Iran in wake of the Saudi oil attack. 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...

Duration:00:13:12

Ald. Brendan Reilly on City Council’s Black Caucus attempt to delay proposed zoning rules for legal cannabis dispensaries: “Holding up the implementation of the recreational marijuana law here, would be in direct conflict of state law.”

10/16/2019
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42nd Ward Alderman Brendan Reilly joins The Roe Conn Show with Anna Davlantes to discuss Mayor Lightfoot’s decision to lighten up her stance on prohibiting recreational pot sales in the downtown area. Also, the alderman talks about the City Council’s Black Caucus attempt to delay proposed zoning rules for legal cannabis dispensaries until July 1, 2020. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @AnnaDavlantes Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal...

Duration:00:17:25

Roe Conn Full Show (10/15/19): Has NASA been hiding the fact they found life on Mars? Is Mike Rowe everyone’s favorite apprentice?

10/16/2019
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The Roe Conn Show w/Anna Davlantes for Tuesday, October 15th, 2019: WGN-TV’s Ben Bradley reports on the viral video of a Boston man in Chicago for the marathon confronting a gun-wielding robbert on the CTA’s Blue Line; Attorney Mike Monico analyzes whether-or-not President Trump can pardon his own lawyer; Adler Planetarium’s Lucianne Walkowicz, PhD explains why a retired NASA scientist is claiming his work on the Viking probe in the 1970s discovered life on Mars; Northwestern Medicine’s...

Duration:02:08:48

Did NASA find life on Mars in the 1970s? Adler Planetarium’s Dr. Lucianne Walkowicz has the answer

10/16/2019
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Dr. Lucianne Walkowicz, an Astronomer at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago, and former Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology joins The Roe Conn Show with Anna Davlantes to discuss is life was actually found on Mars back in the 1970s as claimed by a former NASA scientist. 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:00:13:18

Northwestern Medicine’s Dr. Jim Adams warns that “other countries are having bad flu seasons and as it moves towards Chicago, it looks like it’s going to be a rough one.”

10/16/2019
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Dr. Jim Adams, Chief Medical Officer and SVP of Northwestern Medicine joins The Roe Conn Show with Anna Davlantes to discuss why this flu season might be worse than last year. Also, Dr. Adams explains why owning a dog may lower your risk of death after a heart attack. 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 […]

Duration:00:17:40