Join us for ‘A CONVERSATION WITH RADIO LEGEND KEVIN MATTHEWS’ on Sunday March 4th at Saint Juliana Church, 7200 N. Osceolain Chicago to talk about his legendary career and his book ‘Broken Mary’. This is a FREE event. ALL are welcome! For more information, visit stjuliana.org/kev. Listen to Dave’s original hour-long interview with Kev here! http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3467091/3467091_2018-02-14-222131.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3748.mp3
Dave Plier and Jeff Rogers, Second City alum and President of Zap Creative, talks about the $5.1 million dollar price tag for this year’s Super Bowl commercials and a preview of this year’s most anticipated spots including M&M’s, Budweiser, Pepsi, Amazon, Lexus, Pringles and the morphing of a spot between two brands: Mountain Dew and Doritos. What Super Bowl commercial are you most excited to see or have seen already?
Radio legend Kevin Matthews and resident idiot Jim Shorts join Dave Plier to talk Super Bowl Sunday, Jim’s Pig Skin Picks and his return to Chicago on Sunday March 4th at 3:30pm at Saint Juliana Church in Chicago, to talk about his book ‘Broken Mary’. Kevin will sign copies of his book at a meet & greet following his presentation. This is a FREE event. For more information, visit stjuliana.org. What is your favorite Kevin Matthews moment on the air?
WGN Radio Sports Reporter Adam Hoge joins Dave Plier LIVE from Minneapolis to prepare you for Super Bowl LII, discussing the key players in the year’s NFL face-off, the biggest superstitions of NFL fans and the players, and what will drive either the New England Patriots or the Philadelphia Eagles to victory. http://wgnradio.com/category/adam-hoges-bears-blog/ Who would you like to see win this year’s big game?
WGN Radio and TV’s Jarrett Payton, host of CLTV’s ’Sports Feed’ joins Dave Plier from Minneapolis, home of Super Bowl LII, to talk about his father’s legacy and the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award. What is your favorite Walter Payton memory? http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3462342/3462342_2018-02-04-063442.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3748.mp3
Dave Plier, Jeff Rogers and the late night crew celebrate five decades of Super Bowl commercials including the classic Coca Cola Mean Joe Green spot, the Budweiser Clydesdales, Masterlock, Noxema with Joe Namath and Farrah Fawcett, Apple 1984, McDonalds with Michael Jordan and Larry Bird and Snickers with Betty White. What is your favorite Super Bowl commercial of all-time?
Dave Plier and Dave Schwan talk about historic moments this week including FDR surviving an assassination attempt while visiting Chicago, Jack Paar walks off ‘The Tonight Show’, the Beatles debut on ‘Ed Sullivan’, the launch of You Tube in 2005 and Da Bears on SNL. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3462339/3462339_2018-02-04-061439.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3748.mp3
Rolling Stone Magazine senior contributor, Anthony DeCurtis, joins Dave Plier to preview the nominees of the 60th Grammy Awards, his picks for Record, Song and Album of the Year, plus a look at his new book on the life of rock pioneer, Lou Reed. What performance are you looking forward to on this year’s Grammy Awards? http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3458823/3458823_2018-01-28-002523.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3748.mp3
As the 4th season of POP TV’s ‘Schitt’s Creek’ premieres, Dave Plier shares his conversation with comedic actor and producer Eugene Levy, who also reflects on his early career on SCTV, the 35th anniversary of ‘National Lampoon’s Vacation’ and the ‘American Pie’ movie series. https://www.poptv.com/schittscreek Have you seen ‘Schitt’s Creek’? http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3458759/3458759_2018-01-27-180459.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3748.mp3
Dave and the late night crew discuss the NFL’s decision to pull Amvet’s Super Bowl ad that urged players and people who attend the game to stand during the national anthem, according to American Veterans, the organization that submitted the ad, deeming the ad too political, citing a double standard. How is kneeling during the National Anthem, not political? http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3458863/3458863_2018-01-28-045003.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3748.mp3
Michael Heidemann of WGN Radio’s ‘Sound Sessions’ hangs with Dave to share history, facts and trivia, looking back at 6 decades of the Grammy Awards. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3458864/3458864_2018-01-28-045504.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3748.mp3
Dave talks to Craig Krandel about this Friday’s Ground Hog Day event in Woodstock, it’s history and what to expect. For more information, visit http://www.woodstockgroundhog.org http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3458879/3458879_2018-01-28-062019.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3748.mp3
Dave Plier and Dave Schwan talk about the 1st Chicago rolling lift bridge in 1895, the Knights of Columbus is formed, Al Capone is sent to prison, RCA issues the first ever 45rpm single, Chicago’s Daily Defender begins publishing, Mel Brooks’ ‘Blazing Saddles’ debuts and the Bears lose to the Colts in Super Bowl XLI. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3458878/3458878_2018-01-28-061518.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3748.mp3
Brad Doyle of Holt’s in Park Ridge, joins Dave Plier (filling-in for Lou Manfredini) on ’The Mr. Fix It Show’ to talk about their amazing weekend brunch, New Haven-style pizzas, craft cocktails, local brews and the history of their iconic building. holtsparkridge.com Have you been to Holt’s?
Joliet’s own Mike Wolfe from The History Channel’s ‘American Pickers’ talks to Dave Plier about his passion for American history on the eve of the 19th season premiere of one of television’s hottest shows.
Glencoe native Fred Savage, host of ABC’s newest game show ‘Child Support’, reflects on growing up in on the small screen and the 30th anniversary of ‘The Wonder Years’. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3454367/3454367_2018-01-18-143107.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3748.mp3
Dave and the late night crew talk about Curbed Chicago’s list of iconic Chicago buildings, their notable history, changes through the decades and what the future holds for The Tribune Tower, The Willis Tower, The Thompson Center, Wrigley Field and more. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3455517/3455517_2018-01-21-051517.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3748.mp3
Steve Darnall of Nostalgia Digest Magazine hangs with Dave to talk about the winter issue of the best selling magazine including stories about Jack Benny, Mel Brooks & Buck Henry and classic film King Kong. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3455526/3455526_2018-01-21-061926.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3748.mp3
Dave Plier and Dave Schwan talk about Thomas Edison patents the incandescent lamp, the ice cream cone is introduced, Elvis’ 1st TV appearance, Chicago’s blizzard of 1967 strikes, the premiere of Chicago-based sitcom ‘Good Times’, The Chicago Bears win Super Bowl XX and more! http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3455522/3455522_2018-01-21-060822.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3748.mp3