“The Night of 1000 Stars” was a live, 5-hour podcast recording that included dozens of guests who’ve appeared on the show through the years. In this segment, JVO is joined by Elliott Serrano (King of Geeks), original CCC co-host Mike…
One of Chicago’s “Mount Rushmore” radio personalities, Kevin Matthews appears on Car Con Carne to catch us up on his health, happenings and insanely cool Elevator a GoGo video series. Music friends: Watch to find out how to be part…
Music journalism simply doesn’t get any better than Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot. In the time I took to type this, the Chicago-based rock critics/authors/“Sound Opinions” hosts have forgotten more about music than most people will learn in their lifetimes….
The first radio disc jockey whose name I remembered as a child was John Records Landecker. He’s a Radio Hall of Famer and recent inductee to the National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame. His autobiography, “Records Truly is My…
Previewing the Homegrown Arts and Music festival with Aaron Williams and the Daily Herald’s Brian Shamie (Episode 240)
This week, I’m joined by musician Aaron Williams, creator of the The Homegrown Arts & Music Festival, and Brian Shamie, multiplatform editor and Sound Check columnist for the Daily Herald.
Radio Hall of Fame member Garry Meier jumps in the Mazda CX-9 on the eve of his weeklong fill-in doing mornings on WLS-AM 890.
‘When you’re on the street, you’ve got a millisecond to make a decision’ – The Chicago PoPo Report joins me for cop talk (Episode 226)
Paul Ciolino and Lupe Aguirre of The Chicago PoPo Report (Saturdays 7-9 p.m. on WLS-AM 890) jump in my car to talk about crime and punishment.
The band Vortis jumps in my car, and I spend some extra time talking with music journalist friend Jim DeRogatis about the R. Kelly story he broke