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  • Sirott: Cubs without WGN 'Like Cher without Sonny'

    Sirott: Cubs without WGN 'Like Cher without Sonny'
    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. I have...
  • Worst radio pairing ever? It was 30 years ago, and hasn't been topped since.

     
    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......
  • Interviewing Steve Miller and Journey: San Francisco bands talk about connecting after all these years

     
    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......
  • Happy Jack and Broad Street Bill highlight an eclectic mix of radio show guests on Saturday

     
    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,...
  • Interviewing Tegan and Sara: Twin indie-pop duo speaks before Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks show

     
    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,...
  • Scams target people struggling with student loan debt, Illinois says

    Scams target people struggling with student loan debt, Illinois says
    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...
  • Newington's American Radio Relay League Marks 100th Anniversary

    Newington's American Radio Relay League Marks 100th Anniversary
    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...
  • Air Museum Presentation Sheds Light On Earhart Disappearance

    Air Museum Presentation Sheds Light On Earhart Disappearance
    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,...
  • Bronzeville Comedy Showcase debuts July 16

    Bronzeville Comedy Showcase debuts July 16
    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...
  • Kashkari plays up Republican loyalty on talk radio

    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...
  • Ben Hoberman dies at 91; former KABC manager pioneered all-talk radio

    Ben Hoberman dies at 91; former KABC manager pioneered all-talk radio
    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,...