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The Dave Plier Podcast from Chicago's Very Own, 720 WGN

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The Dave Plier Podcast from Chicago's Very Own, 720 WGN

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Radio Legend Kevin Matthews Appearance at Saint Juliana Church in Chicago: Sunday March 4th 3:30pm

2/14/2018
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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

Duration:01:10:39

Previewing Super Bowl LII Commercials: Expectations, When to Watch, Rumors and Most Hyped.

2/4/2018
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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?

Duration:00:26:41

Radio Legend Kevin Matthews is Coming Back to Chicago, Renowned Sports Anchor and Resident Idiot Jim Shorts’ ‘Pig Skin Picks’

2/4/2018
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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?

Duration:00:15:17

First Downs to Touchdowns: WGN’s Adam Hoge Previews the Big Game

2/4/2018
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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?

Duration:00:09:41

The Walter J. Payton NFL Man of the Year Award with Jarrett Payton.

2/4/2018
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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

Duration:00:07:35

A Look Back at the Most Memorable Super Bowl Commercials of All-Time.

2/4/2018
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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?

Duration:00:12:05

This is History: Moving Picture Projector Invented, FDR’s Assassination Attempt in Chicago, The Beatles First American Appearance on ‘Ed Sullivan’, ‘Da Bears’ on SNL with Mike Meyers, George Wendt and Chris Farley

2/4/2018
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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

Duration:00:18:39

Rolling Stone Magazine’s Anthony DeCurtis: Meet the Nominees of the 60th Grammy Awards, A Look at the Life of Rock Pioneer Lou Reed.

1/28/2018
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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

Duration:00:23:14

Eugene Levy is Up ’Schitt’s Creek’ for a 4th Season, SCTV and the ’Schmenge Brothers’, 35th Anniversary of ‘Vacation’, ‘American Pie’

1/28/2018
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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

Duration:00:27:12

NFL Rejects AMVETS ‘Please Stand’ Super Bowl Commercial Due to it’s “Political Message” While Kneeling During the Anthem Continues

1/28/2018
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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

Duration:00:18:30

Grammy’s Greatest Moments: 60 Years in the Making

1/28/2018
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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

Duration:00:22:03

Woodstock’s Groundhog Days’ and a Hope Filled Prognostication.

1/28/2018
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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

Duration:00:06:12

This is History: 1st Chicago Rolling Bridge, Capone Goes to Prison, Monopoly Debuts, RCA Issues First 45RPM Record, Chicago’s Daily Defender Begins Publishing, Super Bowl XLI

1/28/2018
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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

Duration:00:17:14

Holt’s in Park Ridge Visits WGN Radio’s ‘Mr. Fix It Show’

1/28/2018
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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?

Duration:00:03:56

Mike Wolfe on The History Channel’s ‘American Pickers’: One Man’s Trash is Another Man’s Treasure, Kicking off their 19th Season

1/21/2018
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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.

Duration:00:18:36

‘The Wonder Years’ 30th Anniversary with Chicago’s Very Own Fred Savage, Host of ABC’s Newest Game Show ‘Child Support’

1/21/2018
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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

Duration:00:21:06

27 Iconic Chicago Buildings: Famous Architects, Legendary History and Transformational Future

1/21/2018
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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

Duration:00:19:16

Nostalgia Digest Winter Edition: Waukegan’s Jack Benny from ’The Genesee Theatre’, 85 Years of King Kong, Mel Brooks and Buck Henry’s ‘Get Smart’

1/21/2018
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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

Duration:00:24:10

This is History: Thomas Edison’s Light Bulb, 1st Baseball Hall of Fame, Chicago’s Blizzard of ’67, ‘Roots’ Debuts, Chicago Bears Beat The Patriots in Super Bowl XX

1/21/2018
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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

Duration:00:16:43

Congress Should Withhold Their Own Pay During Governmental Shutdown.

1/21/2018
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Dave Plier and Roger Badesch talk about the Governmental shutdown, the failure of both parties and why they should withhold their own pay.

Duration:00:08:50

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