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'We Fix Space Junk' follows seasoned smuggler Kilner and reluctant fugitive Samantha as they travel the galaxy, dodging bullets and meeting strange and wonderful beings as they carry out odd jobs on the fringes of the law. A female-led sci-fi comedy sitcom set in the far future, in a high-tech, dystopian world, We Fix Space Junk draws on the sci-fi of the past, following in the footsteps of Harry Harrison and of Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Equal parts love-letter to sci- ...
 
Before they created Corn Flakes and Froot Loops, the Kelloggs ran a deadly sanitarium and subscribed to a dangerous religion. The last name synonymous with breakfast foods is also linked to strange deaths, suspicious tragedies, and even murder. In this eight-part series, host Jenn Carpenter breaks down the complicated Kellogg legacy, from cereal to killers.
 
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Attorney Rich Lenkov, partner at Bryce Downey & Lenkov and host of “Legal Face-Off,” joins John Williams to talk about some legal stories making news this week including an Illinois judge being removed from the bench after making sexist comments about an attorney during a conversation in his courtroom, a judge berating a 72-year-old cancer patient …
 
Senate Minority Leader Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorne Woods) joins John Williams to talk about a package of legislation that is being proposed by state Republicans that includes four Constitutional amendments that would give voters more power in the legislative process. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3915155/3915155_2022-01-20-002755.128.mp3…
 
Retired FBI Special Agent Vince Pankoke joins John to talk about his tireless work investigating how Anne Frank and her family were discovered by Nazi authorities in the Netherlands. A book by Rosemary Sullivan based on the investigation, “The Betrayal of Anne Frank: a Cold Case Investigation” is out now. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3914651/39…
 
Dr. Michael Bauer, Medical Director at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital, joins John Williams to talk about the importance of continuing to wear face coverings when appropriate, the good news coming out about the omicron variant in Illinois, why we still need to be vigilant as many states have not reached the peak of omicron, how effective…
 
Dr. Robert Murphy, Professor of Infectious Diseases at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, joins John to talk about the efficacy of the vaccines, how contagious the omicron variant is, how many breakthrough cases we are currently seeing, and what we know about people experiencing loss of taste and smell as well as those people who …
 
U.S. Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi joins John Williams to talk about insurance companies being required to cover the cost of home COVID-19 tests. Rep. Krishnamoorthi also tells John about the investigation into the attack on the U.S. Capitol on January 6th. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3913326/3913326_2022-01-13-234526.128.mp3…
 
Steve Stout, historian and author of the book, “The Starved Rock Murders,” joins John to talk about the 1960 case in which three Chicago-area women were brutally murdered while hiking at Starved Rock State Park. The story was the subject of the recent HBO documentary series, “The Murders at Starved Rock.” https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3913729/39…
 
Rob Karr, president and CEO, Illinois Retail Merchants Association, joins John Williams to talk about the problems many retailers are facing including supply chain issues, the amount of workers calling in sick, the impact of the omicron variant on business, how many people working in retail deciding to retire early, weather disruptions impacting th…
 
Mortgage and real estate expert David Hochberg joins John Williams to talk about interest rates and what we need to know if you are thinking about selling your home. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3913294/3913294_2022-01-13-224134.128.mp3 David hosts “Home Sweet Home Chicago” on Saturdays from 10am to 1pm on WGN Radio. You can call him at 855-56-…
 
Radio and television personality Erich “Mancow” Muller joins John Williams to talk about his desire to be the next governor of Illinois. Mancow tells John why he decided to throw his hat in the ring, if his past as a radio “shock jock” could hinder his campaign, the issues that are most important to him, and what he would do to combat violence. htt…
 
The Mincing Rascals are John Williams of WGN Radio, Eric Zorn of The Picayune Sentinel and The Daily Herald, Heather Cherone of WTTW, Austin Berg of the Illinois Policy Institute and Chicago Tribune editor and writer Lisa Donovan. The Rascals talk about the deal reached between CPS and CTU, Lori Lightfoot contracting COVID-19, if principals should …
 
Dr. Michael Bauer, Medical Director at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital, joins John Williams to talk about the difference between KN95 and N95 masks. What do you need to know? Dr. Bauer also talks about what needs to be done to make sure kids are safe in school. He also discusses the sudden death of the one and only Bob Saget. https://ser…
 
Tom Fortino, Founder and Principal, Alpha Wealth Group, joins John Williams to talk about Jerome Powell’s nomination hearing, the Consumer Price Index coming out tomorrow, how the economy is being impacted by omicron, the ongoing supply chain constraints, the amount of interest rate adjustments we might see this year, unemployment numbers, and the …
 
John Wilson, the documentary filmmaker who is also the writer, director, cameraman, producer, and narrator of the hilarious HBO Max docu-comedy, “How To with John Wilson,” joins John Williams to talk about how he is able to acquire the amount of video that appears on the show, the process of putting the show together, how the subjects react to bein…
 
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