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.
On today's show: Assuming his plane arrives on time, decorated newsman Tom Brokaw stops by on his way to the U of C. ESPN's Lester Munson gives us the legal low-down on Lance Armstrong's doping confession. And Mike Foucher discusses hyper-local news.
On today's show: Kris Perry, a lead plaintiff in the case to overturn California's Proposition 8, shares her story ahead of the Supreme Court's hearing of the case. Samantha Irby & Ian Belknap unpack the Golden Globes and other newsy things. Plus literary enthusiast Richard Reeder shares his--enthusiasm!
On today's show: Huffington Post's Kim Bellware & the Chicago Reader's Mick Dumke review the week's news. Filmmaker Linda Goldstein Knowlton discusses her new documentary, 'Somewhere Between.' And Rick's brother Mark, a legend in his own right, tells us about life on the road with rock gods.
On today's show: A panel of political junkies discuss great expectations for President Obama & Congress in 2013. We begin out 'Meet the Mayor' series with Irene Brodie, who is retiring from her long-time post as mayor of Robbins. Plus, Northwestern football coach & Gator Bowl champion Pat Fitzgerald.
On today's show: Jim DeRogatis and Mary Dixon score the days news with musical quips and commentary. University of Chicago professor Brian Leiter talks about his new book, 'Why Tolerate Religion?' Plus the 'Curious City' crew and Rebecca Pidgeon stop by.
On today's show: The 'Chicago Tribune's' Michael Phillips and NPR's Peter Sagal entertain us with their takes on the day's news. And the second hour of the show is spent taking a long, hard look at high school hazing.
On today's show: WBEZ's Lee Bey and 'Windy City Times'' Tracy Baim break down the day's news. WBEZ's Alison Cuddy talks about the expiration of the Violence Against Women Act. Plus, just hours from the BCS Championship, we take a look at the culture of Notre Dame football.