| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:09 AM
The Cubs not on WGN Radio? This will take some getting used to. Like Cher without Sonny; Lucy without Desi; City Hall without a Daley. There has never been a time in my life when all Cubs games -- home and away --weren’t on AM 720.
| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:32 PM
In doing some personal archival work I came across this article I wrote on Nov. 15, 1984 when one of my duties in the Tribune's feature department was to write a weekly column on the radio industry: Marriage made in......
| Jun 6, 2014
| 4:22 PM
The San Francisco scene spawned The Steve Miller Band and the rock band Journey, who from 1976-82 each sold more than 20 million albums and together had nearly 20 Top 10 hits, many of which still are popular nearly 40......
| Jun 7, 2014
| 4:22 AM
It figures to be a very different and, hopefully, entertaining radio show on Saturday when Happy Jack Burns of WALN radio and The Party Channel fame kicks off the guest list. The Morning Call's "Calling All Sports" can be heard from 9-11 a.m. on AM-1470,...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 4:22 AM
Before Canadian indie-pop duo Tegan and Sara released their most recent album last year, Sara Quin said “Heartthrob” was an attempt to broaden its sound and capture a more mainstream audience. Tegan and Sara With its ’80s-influenced,...
| Jul 15, 2014
After injuring her back on the job and getting a stomach illness, Sharone Brown of Chicago had trouble making her student loan payments, even after she sold her condo.
Then she heard a radio ad from a debt-settlement company. The firm told her it...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 10:58 AM
NEWINGTON — Hiram Percy Maxim, a Hartford businessman and early ham radio enthusiast, was frustrated.
In January 1914, Maxim tried unsuccessfully to transmit a radio message from Hartford to Springfield. So he sent the message to a radio...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 1:37 PM
Like the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, it's a mystery as to what happened to Amelia Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan on July 2, 1937. Ric Gillespie talked about the research and theories regarding Earhart at two recent presentations,...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Seven years ago, Bronzeville resident Brian Babylon was earning a good salary as a media director for a multimedia firm and working the stand-up open mic circuit—when he founded the Bronzeville Comedy Showcase. Hosted in the courtyard of a coffee...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 11:24 AM
It was Neel Kashkari’s third gig as a talk radio guest host since he emerged from last month’s primary as Gov. Jerry Brown’s Republican challenger, and the pressure was on to walk the party line.
One caller asked if Kashkari had...
| May 8, 2014
| 9:20 PM
When radio executive Ben Hoberman took over the operation of KABC radio in Los Angeles in 1960, the station's amiable fare included shows like Don McNeill's "Breakfast Club" with music and gentle comedy.
Hoberman launched a new format. And in doing so,...