We get a heads-up on new legislation going into effect in 2015 with Illinois Public Radio's Amanda Vinicky. The Chewing the Fat crew fills us in on what to look forward to in food trends for the new year. And, Greg Kot has his picks for best albums of 2014.
We delve into why boys are reading less and discuss some solutions for getting them more enthusiastic about books. Also, the co-chairs of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration join us and a we hear a tribute to jazz vocalist Mose Allison.
On Feb. 25, cancer claimed the life of Chicago native Diane Izzo. She was 43. In 1999, musician Diane Izzo won big praise with her debut album, One. It was a trifecta of elegant and emotive music, lyrics and voice. That album was 10 years in the making.
It's been one week since SXSW ended, where's the recap for Friday and Saturday of SXSW Music? What happened?What happened is that Friday we lived like Kings. We party hopped, we took pictures of people's bad fashion designs, we imbibed more Red Bull than could possibly be healthy.