Morning Shift: October 9, 2015

Morning Shift: October 9, 2015

If you’re running the Chicago marathon this Sunday, you have a big decision to make: Will you listen to music? Or will you skip the earbuds? We have the arguments for and against a race-day playlist. Also, the marathon will cause some traffic headaches this weekend, so we give you ideas for things to do in the suburbs. Plus, two WBEZ reporters join us to recap the conversations that are happening at Chicago’s city budget hearings. And the conversations that AREN’T happening … thanks to our obsessions with iPhones, tablets, Twitter, and Facebook. The author of a new book called “Reclaiming Conversation” explains why we need to get back to talking to each other.