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The Dean Richards Entertainment Podcast from 720 WGN

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This Week in Theater: “Million Dollar Quartet”

9/24/2017
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On “This Week in Theater”, Dean welcomes the cast of “Million Dollar Quartet” playing now at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora. “Million Dollar Quartet” features Adam Wesley Brown as Carl Perkins, Kevan Hashemian as Elvis Presley, Gavin Rohrer as Jerry Lee Lewis, Bill Scott Sheets as Johnny Cash and Courtney Mack as Dyanne (Elvis’s girlfriend). The cast performs rock n’ roll classics “Blue Suede Shoes” and “Hound Dog” live on air. “Million Dollar Quartet” runs until October 29th. For...

Duration: 00:15:42


A-List Interviews: Steve Carell and Emma Stone

9/24/2017
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Dean sits down with Steve Carell and Emma Stone to talk about their new biopic, “Battle of the Sexes”. Steve gets into preparing for the role of Bobby Riggs and recalls watching the media coverage of the actual match between Riggs and Billie Jean King. Meanwhile, Emma Stone talks about being an Oscar winner and whether it has affected her choice in roles and playing tennis with Billie Jean King.

Duration: 00:09:47


A-List Interview: Billie Jean King

9/24/2017
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Dean Richards talks with tennis legend Billie Jean King about the new movie “Battle of the Sexes”, her time living in Chicago and her thoughts of Emma Stone’s portrayal of her.

Duration: 00:06:47


Dean Richards talks tailgating and game day recipes

9/18/2017
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On this week’s Food Time, Dean welcomes back Leslie Kelly, senior food writer for Allrecipes, to talk about her favorite recipes for tailgating and game day. You can read all of Leslie’s fantastic recipes here.

Duration: 00:20:30


Dean Richards talks AIDS Run and Walk with John Pellar

9/18/2017
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Dean talks with John Pellar, the president and CEO of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago about the upcoming AIDS Run and Walk that benefits the organization. They discuss the positive impact of the event and how advances in modern medicine are allowing those living with AIDS today to have a better quality of life than those in the past. The walk is on October 1st. You can donate here.

Duration: 00:07:39


This Week in Theater: “Trevor the Musical”

9/18/2017
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This week, Dean talks with the stars of “Trevor: The Musical”, playing now at the Writer’s Theater in Glencoe, IL. Based on the film of the same name, the musical follows the story of Trevor, a young boy in the process of discovering more about himself and his sexuality while dealing with the pressures of school and a crush on the star jock. Stars Eli Tokash and Declan Desmond perform “One of These Days” in-studio. The show runs now through […]

Duration: 00:14:09


Jeff Garlin allows his Chicago roots to show in every role he plays

9/3/2017
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Chicago’s own Jeff Garlin talks with Dean Richards about his role in “The Goldberg’s” and what makes the show so unique; Jeff also shares his love for Chicago – especially Chicago sports; and we get an inside scoop of what’s to come from the newest season of “Curb Your Enthusiam”.

Duration: 00:16:52


Dick Orkin just made it even easier to enjoy “Chickenman”

9/3/2017
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Dean Richards talks with Radio Hall of Famer and ‘ad man’ Dick Orkin about his creation of “Chickenman” and the long lasting effect and impression it has left on fans. Dick also shares his experiences with story-telling and how that played a role with his production of commercials. 20 hand-picked episodes of “The Adventures of Chickenman” can now be found on iTunes, and the entire series is available here: Stitcher Premium

Duration: 00:18:19


“The Men and Their Music” returns to Chicago

9/3/2017
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Dean Richards is joined by Ron Hawking to discuss his return to Apollo Theater this fall with the 10-Year Anniversary of “The Men and Their Music”. The show will run from September 7th – October 1st.

Duration: 00:12:47


Dean Richards covers the growing tensions in North Korea

9/3/2017
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Senior foreign correspondent for ABC News, stationed in the London Bureau, Ian Pannell, talks with Dean to provide up-to-date coverage and insight to the tensions forming in North Korea. Ian also touches on the pressures of negotiation, possible effects to Russia, and more.

Duration: 00:08:16


From TV To Theater: John Mahoney Dazzles Audiences

8/27/2017
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Actor John Mahoney of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company and Frasier joins Dean Richards to talk about the latest show to grace the stage, The Rembrantdt, and his role in the powerful production.

Duration: 00:17:36


The Life Of Comedy Legend Jerry Lewis

8/27/2017
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Dean Richards shares his 2005 conversation with the late Jerry Lewis as they talk about his incredible career and his relationship with Dean Martin as described in his book Dean and Me (A True Love Story).

Duration: 00:28:07


Loving Chicago’s ‘Mom & Pop’ Restaurants With Penny Pollack

8/27/2017
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Dining Editor for Chicago Magazine Penny Pollack joins Dean Richards to talk about the latest in the independent restaurant scene. With so many restaurant and hospitality groups in the city, Penny gives you an in-depth look at the independent-local joints you need to try!

Duration: 00:11:51


Getting Your Wine Tastebuds Ready For The Fall With Emily Wines

8/27/2017
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VP of Wine and Beverage at Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurants and Master Sommelier Emily Wines joins Dean Richards to talk all things wine! They break down the best wines for fall, the new canned-wine trend, sommelier tests and so much more!

Duration: 00:09:22


Dean Richard’s A-List Interviews: Mayor Rahm Emanuel

8/20/2017
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Dean sits down with Rahm Emanuel in one of the mayor’s favorite watering holes to talk about how entertainment and recreation has flourished in Chicago, the rise of the great Chicago micro-brew scene and how one of the city’s seediest areas was transformed into a nightlife hot spot.

Duration: 00:17:52


This Week In Theater: The Black Ensemble Theater

8/20/2017
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On this edition of “This Week in Theater”, Dean welcomes the Black Ensemble Theater to the studio to perform songs from from the original production “Last Dancer Standing (More Than Hip-Hop)”. Listen to Shari Addison, Levi Stewart Jr., Renelle Nicole and Jessica Brooke Seals perform “Boogie Wonderland” and “Ain’t Nobody” live on air and catch “Last Dancer Standing” at the Black Ensemble Theater now through September 3rd.

Duration: 00:17:47


The Alzheimer’s War: A Town Hall With Dean Richards

8/13/2017
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Dean Richards hosts an in-depth roundtable discussion on Alzheimers Disease. In this program, titled The Alzheimer’s War, Dean welcomes in doctors, researchers and families affected to talk about the disease itself, the latest in research and what you can do to help fight Alzheimer’s. Dean also shares his 2012 interview with the late Glen Campbell shortly after his diagnosis. Fore more information please visit the Illinois Alzheimer’s Association Website. Or call 1.800.272.3900 Today’s...

Duration: 02:11:50


Max Weinberg: Playing The Drums Like They Owe Me Money

8/13/2017
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E Street Drummer and former Band Leader for Conan O’Brian, Max Weinberg, joins Jim Turano, in for Dean Richards, to talk about his upcoming performance at City Winery and his impressive career from rock stages to late-night TV. For more information on Max’s upcoming show ‘Max Weinberg’s Jukebox’, check out the City Winery Website!

Duration: 00:15:38


Chicago Is Now The Best Restaurant City In America

8/13/2017
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Senior Editor for Bon Appetit and Chicago’s very own Julia Kramer joins Jim Turano, in for Dean Richards, to talk about how Chicago became the restaurant city of the year and what delicious spots you need to go to in the city!

Duration: 00:18:18


The Boss Takes On Broadway!

8/13/2017
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Author and Biographer Dave Marsh joins Jim Turano, in for Dean Richards, to talk about his life documenting Bruce Springsteen, the announcement of ‘Springsteen on Broadway’ and what the legacy Bruce Springsteen has made on rock history.

Duration: 00:18:17

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