This week on a slightly shortened Saturday Night Special, host Amy Guth looks at the topic of volunteering, non-profits and the often complicated nature of trying to help those in need. First, Amy talks with Lisa Dietlin, President/CEO of the Institute of Transformational Philanthropy. They discuss why we feel the compulsion to volunteer and how people can plan, in both big ways and small, to have a very giving 2018. Then Amy welcomes Dr. Noelle Sullivan, Assistant Professor of Instruction...
This week on the Saturday Night Special with Amy Guth, we take a look at the 90th annual Academy Awards, the shifting nature of the film industry in the era of #MeToo and looking at the future for the next generation of filmmakers. Amy talks with producer and No Coast Cinema host Tom Hush about the Oscars in historical context and how our collective tastes in film can shift over time. Pat McDonald of Hollywood Chicago stops by to give […]
We all say it: “New year, new me!”. But how often do we stick to our resolutions? Is there a better way to feel better without imposing large expectations on ourselves? On this edition of the Saturday Night Special, host Amy Guth welcomes a wealth of individuals with advice on how to inspire real change in the new year. Lisa Kaplin shares her thoughts on why people don’t keep their resolutions and what changes they can make to increase the […]
On this edition of the Saturday Night Special, Amy Guth looks back on the year that was and finds the news and pop culture we may have overlooked in 2017. WGN Radio producers Tom Hush and Griffin Filipitch kick things off with their picks for the most underrated films of the year. They discuss flicks like “Beatrix at Dinner”, “Good Time” and “mother!” and why they think each is worth your time. Music and culture writer Britt Julious returns to […]
Amy Guth and Jen Bosworth (in for Bill and Wendy) talk about some things we take for granted in life after the running water goes out in Amy’s building; we let you air out your Chicago grievances in a belated Festivus celebration; we talk dream vacation spots with the dead of winter on the horizon, and more.
Amy Guth and Jen Bosworth (in for Bill and Wendy) talk about the Danish concept of “hygge” and how it can help warm up your winter through comfort, warmth and togetherness, the challenge of setting personal goals for the New Years (and making yourself stick to them), a new study that outlines the health benefits of having more female friends in your life, and more.
Bill and Wendy are out for the holidays so Amy Guth and Jen Bosworth are taking over the stream airwaves for today. They talk about how to let go of fears, being proactive in the new year, and much more.
Amy Guth and Jen Bosworth are back for a full week of shenanigans. On today’s show, they talked about snow shoveling etiquette, working the holidays, crazy headline news, smart phone apps to ditch, new years resolutions, and much more.
Filling in for Bill and Wendy on the stream, it’s Amy Guth and Jen Bosworth! On today’s show, they talk about old diseases and old folk remedies. They also talk about how to come back from the holidays refreshed, weird Christmas gifts, and much more.
Amy Guth and Jen Bosworth are back in full effect while filling in for Bill and Wendy. Amy and Jen talk about supermarket shopping, their love for space, setting new year’s resolutions, seasonal depression, special holiday foods, bad holiday songs, and much more.
At the 2017 WGN Radio Holiday Spectacular, Amy Guth and Jen Bosworth performed The Twelve Months of the News Year. Parody lyrics by Amy Guth On the first month of the news year The news cycle gave to me: A president tweeting each night at three On the next month of the news year The news cycle gave to me: Two Oscars swapped A president tweeting each night at three On the third month of the news year The news […]
Amy Guth and Jen Bosworth take over the “stream of unconscious” bonus hour for Bill and Wendy. They talk about Meghan Markle and the royal family. They also talk about plus size clothing, white tie versus black tie events, and much more. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3440857/3440857_2017-12-18-145157.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3735.mp3
Amy Guth and Jen Bosworth speak to THE BEST PET EXPERT IN THE WORLD, Steve Dale! The holidays can be a stressful time of year for many people but what about our pets? Steve Dale joins the show to tell us how we can make peace between pets and holiday visitors. Steve also talks about decorating for Christmas when you have pets! Rule Number 1: No TINSEL!
Amy Guth and Jen Bosworth are back in action for Bill and Wendy! On today’s show, they talked about net neutrality, Facebook privacy, cell phone guidelines, time, holidays, and much more. Pet expert Steve Dale also makes an appearance!
The Saturday Night Special with Amy Guth returns! This week, Amy tackles the topic of our planet’s vast array of fauna and the rapid decline of some of the most recognizable species on Earth. We look at the various factors in their rapid disappearance as well as what we can do to help prevent their downfall. As ever, Amy welcomes a variety of experts on the topic in order to help get to the core of the issues at hand: […]
Amy Guth and Jen Bosworth fill in for Bill and Wendy on the bonus hour. They talk about “true” meanings behind selfies. They also discuss this awful ad for plus size tights, before and after weight-loss ads, and much more. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3436296/3436296_2017-12-08-153236.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3735.mp3
Amy Guth and Jen Bosworth fill in for Bill and Wendy on this glorious Friday. They talk about the LA wildfires, the future, longevity, misued words, burnouts, epic love stories and much more. To find out how you can help victims of the California wildfires, visit http://www.twocents.lifehacker.com/how-to-help-victims-of-california-wildfires-1821084775.
Tonight Jen Bosworth and Amy Guth are in for Patti Vasquez! On the show they discuss a myriad of topics ranging from guilty pleasures, best, first and worst jobs, and thoughtful giving! Then, if that wasn’t enough for you — They bring on Chicago comedians, Hari Rao and Vik Pandya who are performing in the upcoming ‘Chalo Haso‘ show happening at Chicago’s 7 on 7 bar and restaurant. For more information on Chalo Haso and to buy tickets, visit this […]
Amy Guth and Jen Bosworth fill in for John Williams with a fun post Thanksgiving Show! Don Share from the Chicago Poetry Foundation joins the show to talk about their upcoming event and magazine and Jen and Amy discuss the importance of self care and health during the holidays.