Legendary Chicago broadcaster Paul Harvey haunted Sunday's Super Bowl in a powerful ad--Kathy Chaney & Rummana Hussain help us unpack a Super Bowl-sized weekend of news. Canadian songstresses, Dala, perform. And poet Robbie Telfer stops by the studio.
Eric Zorn of the 'Chicago Tribune' and Neil Steinberg of the 'Chicago Sun-Times' look back at a very violent week of news. Author and futurist David Houle previews the next 20 years of change--and we'll talk about what's planned for the Wild Things Conference at UIC.
Today's show is being broadcast live from The Old Town Ale House. Join in the conversation on Twitter using #AfternoonShift. We'll also speak with economist Paul Krugman and Second City's Andrew Alexander.
The Chicago Tribune’s Kristen McQueary and Republican political strategist Christine Dudley help us sort through the political storylines. The Curious City folks drop by to talk tap water, we discuss the city's bed bug problem and try to make sense of last night's shooting of a King HS student.
Bloggers Veronica Arreola of Viva La Feminista and our own Lee Bey discuss the day's news, including WBEZ's new ad campaign and changes to Chicago's rapid transit. We'll also talk with the people behind Collaboraction's new show and the author and subject of the book Long Way Home.
On today's show: The week's news was dominated by big-time personalities...and their big-time public apologies. Laura Washington & Angela Caputo are our news guides. We'll also hear from author Christopher Paul Curtis and photographer Frank Burkhart. Plus, a look at the documentary, 'West of Memphis.'
On today's show: Political reporters Mary Ann Ahern and Rick Pearson react and reflect on gun-control politics past, present and future. Gov. Quinn reacts to President Obama's proposals. Plus a trip to Cicero and DePaul University's Athletic Director Jean Ponsetto stops by.
On today's show: How media covers, tracks and reports on crime in Chicago. Scott Smith and Ernest Wilkins unpack President Obama's gun-control proposals and the 'Curious City' gang and songbirds Jamie O’Reilly and Michael Smith stop by.