Thursday's gameplan for 'Afternoon Shift': Second acts
Listen to the first hour of the show
Tom Green: Comedian, talk show host, actor, writer, rapper and Canadian Tom Green talks about his long journey from Toronto cable access to MTV to films and beyond.
Dynamic Pricing: ESPN.com’s Lester Munson on dynamic pricing for tickets to sporting events-what it is, what it means for franchises, and what it means for fans. Sports numbers cruncher Tim Mahon joins the conversation as well.
Katie Hall: WBEZ NW Indiana reporter Mike Puente talks about former congresswoman Katie Hall, remembered for being both a revered trailblazer and convicted felon.
Listen to the second hour of the show
LATE ADDITION- Beavers: WBEZ's Rob Wildeboer, Tony Arnold and Sam Hudzik discuss the indictment of Cook County Commissioner Bill Beavers.
Corner Store: WBEZ South Side reporter Natalie Moore on transforming the corner store from a hole-in-the-wall selling Cheetoes and Mountain Dew...to cleaner, brighter spaces that feature fresh fruits, vegetables, and other products otherwise unavailable in the neighborhood because of a lack of grocery stores.
Robot Dan: Can’t get any work done because you’re stuck in meetings all day? (I know that feeling is not familiar to anyone in this workplace) Dan Weissman is inventing a robot that can sit in on those meetings for you.
Supreme Court: Pundits and SCOTUS-watchers are guessing that the Supreme Court will rule in Fisher v. Texas that affirmative action is unconstitutional. What will it mean for our country, particularly in an election year?