Brian talks to David Baker, CEO of The Barrel Run, about how you can experience Chicago’s best craft breweries and distilleries in a fun new way. Plus: Brian talks to Steve Bertrand about heading to England, and singer-songwriter Michael McDermott performs live in-studio. To kick off the show, Joann Pierdomenico and Vincent James from Keep Music Alive discuss the 4th Annual Teach Music Week (formerly Teach Music America Week) from Monday, March 19th to Sunday, March 25th. Learn where you can...
Tonight Brian is in for Patti as we take a Stroll Down Radio Memory Lane with Rick Kaempfer who used to be a producer at Chicago’s legendary Loop Radio station which has been recently been sold. Then, Joe Aurelio of Aurelio’s Pizza jumps on air to discuss the “Get Behind The Vest” Fundraiser which supports Chicago Police. All this and so much more!
Tonight Brian Noonan is in for Patti! We start the show off by speaking to Michael Benavente (Special Olympics Manager for the Chicago Park District) about their recent groundbreaking of the “Eternal Flame of Hope” and the 50th anniversary of the Special Olympics. Then, should non-smokers be allowed extra vacation days? And how do you feel about being able to CHOOSE your college dorm mate? Will this help or hinder your college experience. And finally, would you eat a muskrat? […]
Tonight Brian Noonan speaks to Michael Benavente (Special Olympics Manager for the Chicago Park District) about their recent groundbreaking of the “Eternal Flame of Hope” and the 50th anniversary of the Special Olympics.
Fred Weintraub is the Worldly Fellow and Royal Correspondent for The Jam mornings on WCIU. In this conversation with Brian Noonan (in for Nick Digilio) he discusses the snowstorm that recently hit London and share details about the upcoming royal weddings. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3474982/3474982_2018-03-05-083322.64kmono.mp3
Brian Noonan (in for Nick Digilio) begins the show recapping the Oscars and takes a slight detour into how germ infested schools are. Hour two begins with a debate whether its ok to put trash (or bagged dog poop) in someone else’s bin. Brian then transitions into whether employers should allow their employees to nap on the job and the new trend of making them wearing monitoring bracelets. Royal Correspondent for The Jam on WCIU and Worldly Fellow Fred Weintraub […]
(March 2nd) Tonight Brian chats with Jimmy Pardo of The “Never Not Funny” Podcast and The Upcoming “Pardcast-a-thon”. Countdown to the Oscars with Jerry Nunn (Nunnontherun.com), and Graduation Season is Sneaking Up On Us! Listen to the full podcast right here:
Tonight the great Brian Noonan is in for Patti Vasquez. On tonight’s show he discusses the Top Food Trends of 2018 with the team from Dataessential (Mike Kostyo and Joe Garber). Listen in as Brian tries the most “trend-worthy” foods of 2018. Then, with Saint Patrick’s Day coming up we welcome Kathy O’Neil from the Irish Heritage Center as well as Seán Cleland and Andrew Serb from the Irish School of Music. And finally, we close the show with the […]
Tonight the great Brian Noonan is in for Patti Vasquez. On tonight’s show he discusses the Top Food Trends of 2018 with the team from Dataessential (Mike Kostyo and Joe Garber). Listen in as Brian tries the most “trend-worthy” foods of 2018. Listen to the full podcast right here:
Author Tanya Nichols talks about how to manage student debt, Mickey O’Sullivan from “The Chi” discusses the acting business in Chicago, and after the guests have left the studio, Brian asks: how do we talk about guns? To kick off the show, Brian gives a light-hearted update on his adventures in New Orleans during Mardi Gras. Hear how many times he “found the baby” and what kind of debauchery followed him throughout his trip. Then, on another new edition of […]
How can you manage the monumental student loan debt many Americans face today? Tanya Nichols, the CEO of Student Loan Debt Relief Consultants (SLDRC), joins Brian Noonan in-studio to discuss and to answer questions from listeners. Tanya Nichols is a former contracted employee of the U.S. Department of Education and a 20-year veteran in the financial field. She is highly knowledgeable in collections, her area of expertise, and has helped thousands of individuals get their loans out of a...
Brian Noonan steps in for Patti Vasquez and stays up pretty late with you! Chef Tommy Hines from Baptiste & Bottle previews their Mardi Gras menu for this Tuesday and talks about his time growing up in the Big Easy. Isabella Illendya from the Windy City Rollers breaks down the sport of roller derby for those looking to learn more about the sport, explains roller derby’s history in Chicago and gets us hyped for the Roller’s upcoming big bout of […]
Brian welcomes filmmaker Arlen Parsa to talk lost opera, then talks prop bets with a departing Sam Panayotovich before Sam takes the next step in his broadcasting career. Plus: how unethical is it to buy Twitter followers? To kick off the show, Brian’s producer Cody Gough recounts his horrible experience with security at the Aragon Ballroom and tries to understand why concerts are so obsessed with security checks when they aren’t even effective. He says the lines and staff at […]
Brian Noonan and Cody Gough rave about Broadway in Chicago’s “The Humans” at the Cadillac Palace Theater, running through February 11, 2018. The production won four 2016 Tony Awards and was met with widespread acclaim, and as one of the first non-musical live performances Brian has seen in quite some time, he was very excited to see it. Brian explains the general premise of the story (without giving away any spoilers), and he and Cody discuss how the show was […]
Brian welcomes civil rights attorney and women’s rights activist Maaria Mozaffar to discuss how women can create change in their communities, then welcomes Steve Dale for an update on some troubling news from the world of pets. Plus: Vince McMahon has announced the return of the XFL, and hilarity ensues! To kick off the show, Brian asks: what do you do when your kid is away at school and feeling sick? Then, on an unrelated note: if you win a […]
Brian’s show has been moved to the 3-7pm Sunday time slot, and his first show at the new time doesn’t disappoint! Brian gives his thoughts on the government shutdown, women’s marches, apps for giving consent, and the word “elderly.” Plus: hear what’s new for Chicago Restaurant Week in 2018! To kick off the show, Brian gives the rundown of who exactly is affected by the government shutdown, including suspended services and other changes you can expect while Washington struggles to […]
After a terrifying false alarm rocked Hawaii, Brian talks to listeners about what you would do with your last moments on earth. Plus: stupid things to avoid doing no matter how much time you have left on this planet. To kick off the show, Brian pays his respects to the recently departed Milt Rosenberg, WGN Radio legend and former host of Extension 720. Producer Cody Gough and News Anchor Roger Badesch also share some of their Milt stories from when […]
On the first Sunday radio show of 2018, Brian talks about his surgical fallout from the holidays and dives into the musical theatre with the creators of the upcoming musical theatre production “TRU,” debuting at the Chicago Music Theatre Festival! Brian rings in the new year with a quick holiday recap and a complaint that the 75th Golden Globe Awards already kicked off 2018 on the wrong foot. Speaking of feet: why is Brian wearing sandals in the middle of […]
Brian Noonan fills in for Roe and Anna on New Year’s Day! On the show Brian talks to Glen Kozlowski about John Fox being fired as Bears head coach, a professor from NYU about New Year’s Resolutions and the Top 5 @ 5!