Bill Ayers (Flickr/Jerome Phillips)
Ayers: In a recent performance for live magazine and podcast The Paper Machete, The Weather Underground co-founder William Ayers relayed how he became the unlikely dinner host of conservative personalities Andrew Breitbart and Tucker Carlson. Eight Forty-Eight takes a listen.
Clever Apes: WBEZ science reporter and Clever Ape Gabriel Spitzer introduces us to two nuclear scientists whose moonlighting gigs might surprise you.
The first Mayor Daley epitomized Chicago's Democratic machine politics. So why did he run as a Republican for the Illinois House in 1936? WBEZ history blogger John Schmidt has the answers. And, Schmidt tests your knowledge of Chicago political trivia. To play, call 312.923.9239