Author Rosalind Wiseman discusses the recent bullying scandal in the NFL and how it reflects notions of masculinity at large. Plus, Peter Sagal joins us to take a look at the blurry line comedy straddles when it comes to ethnic humor. (Photo: Flickr/danxoneil)
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.
The good news: Peter Sagal hosts The Moth's Second Chicago GrandSLAM, featuring winners of the The Moth's Chicago StorySLAMS, tonight! This should be a wonderful show that you will long regret if you miss.The bad news: It's sold out.But . . .