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  • Just Havin’ Some Fun with Jenny McCarthy!

    New Kids On The Block member Donnie Wahlberg joined forces with Generation Rescue for Another Evening with Donnie Wahlberg and Special Guests concert, raising $759,000 to spread awareness and help fund autism treatment for low-income and at-risk families. The Blue Bloods star’s wife, Jenny McCarthy, kicked off the show with a heartfelt speech to fans and announced the groundbreaking, in St. Charles, of a custom built integrative health clinic providing comprehensive treatment for all individuals across the special needs spectrum. […]

  • Jenny McCarthy Supporting Donnie Wahlberg’s Charity Concert for Generation Rescue

    Generation Rescue curated a movement dedicated to providing comprehensive treatment opportunities to autism families. As an innovative and results-oriented organization, we bridge the gap between philanthropy and expert-driven services by collaborating with like-minded stakeholders. Together, our vision fosters a sense of belonging and hope for future generations. We are the leading national organization that provides hope, information and immediate treatment assistance to families affected by autism spectrum disorders. Actress and television host,
 Jenny McCarthy’s son, Evan, was diagnosed with autism. […]

  • Hoover Shares His Dad’s Top 3 Sayings and a Classic Joke!

    As many of you know, my Dad is a great joke teller.  Whenever I am visiting my family in Michigan, I try and tape him telling one of his classic, borderline inappropriate jokes. (Boy, I wonder where I got my sense of humor from?) Well, this time, my Dad was celebrating Father’s Day a little more than expected and it looked like I would not have a joke to share for my segment this week. Thankfully, out of nowhere, my […]

  • Preview of The US Air Guitar Championship in Chicago!

    USA Air Guitar Championships Saturday, June 24th 9PM – 12AM Subterranean 2011 W. North Ave

  • Ryan’s Goslings Barber Shop Version of ‘Shut Up And Dance With Me’

    Ryan’s Goslings 312-343-3202 Ryan’s Goslings is composed of four college friends who sang together in the Elmhurst College Concert Choir. They recently performed for guests at Lynfred Winery in Roselle. They have sung together at Carnegie Hall and with Andrea Bocelli.  

  • Actor Stacy Keach Back in Chicago as Ernest Hemingway at The Goodman Theatre!

      PAMPLONA The Goodman Theatre Now thru June 25 312.443.3800 Stacy Keach stars as Ernest Hemingway in Pamplona, a new drama about one of history’s most charismatic and complex literary legends, directed by Goodman Artistic Director Robert Falls. Basking in the glory of career-defining awards—the 1953 Pulitzer Prize and the coveted Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954—legendary writer Ernest Hemingway insists his best work is yet to come. Five years later, holed up in a Spanish hotel with a […]

  • Joel Murray and Greg Proops from Who’s Live Anyway Play an Improv Game!

    Who’s Live Anyway? Tonight & Tomorrow City Winery 1200 W. Randolph St. Tuesday-Wednesday, May 2-3 8:00 p.m. both nights Featuring cast members from the critically-acclaimed, Emmy-nominated TV show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?,” the improv tour “Whose Live Anyway?” includes Ryan Stiles, Greg Proops, Jeff B. Davis and Second City Alum Joel Murray. This completely improvised 90-minute show of games, scenes and songs promises to tickle not only the funny bone, but every bone in the body. Audience participation […]

  • Larry’s World Appearance from Brad the Robot! LOL

    Brad the Robot is one of the robotic cameras that “works” at WGN Morning News.  We’re not too sure what he does here.  The rumor is that he might have some incriminating photos of Larry Wert which has given him job security. Wait.  I might be confusing him with Wink Winkle. Anywho, Brad came to us from NBC5.  We’re still not sure what happened for sure, but we think he was let go for chasing Ginger Zee around the weather center. […]

  • What Did Gilbert Gottfried Do Now?

    Gilbert Gottfried is one of WGN Morning News’ favorite comedians.  He is always funny and always unpredictable. (And he always takes it a little too close to the edge.) But, hey, we do sometimes, too.  That’s why he’s always welcome here.  He fits right in. After his interview, I decided to play the “Would You Rather Game” with him.  Since it would be on tape and not LIVE, I was certain that I could edit out anything that might be […]

  • Tony Bennett’s Daughter Antonia Performs a Jazz Classic!

    Antonia Bennett Tonight & Tomorrow Club Arcada 1920s Speakeasy & Showroom St. Charles 630.962.7000 If you have ever attended a Tony Bennett concert, odds are that the show began with his incredible daughter, Antonia Bennett, and her amazing take on jazz standards including “Embraceable You”, “Come Rain Or Come Shine”, “Nice Work If You Can Get It” and so many more.  Be a part of this intimate evening with Antonia and her jazz trio, and also get a behind-the-scenes […]