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  • Master Magician Dennis Watkins and His Lovely Assistant Jeff Garlin Make TV Magic!

    Actor and comedian Jeff Garlin has a big Netflix comedy special taping this Wednesday (7PM & 9:30PM) at The Park West in Chicago. (Please visit http://www.ParkWestChicago.com for tickets) He was on our show last week to promote it and he was kind enough to stick around and offer up his very own cell phone for an amazing trick performed by master magician Dennis Watkins. Master Magician Dennis Watkins Theatre at the Center in Munster Sunday, June 23 at 2:30 p.m. […]

  • Jim Gaffigan wears Hot Pocket costume made of balloons for epic duel

    Actor/Comedian Jim Gaffigan has been very busy acting in movies and traveling the world on a new comedy tour so he doesn’t get the chance to relax and have a little fun. I thought it would be nice if he had the chance to play around and find a silly way to relieve some stress. There’s only one person that I could think of that would be able to help make his day here at WGN Morning News even more […]

  • Larry and Paul Hit the Street to Offer Up Free Relationship Advice

    Everyone that watches WGN Morning News knows that Larry Potash and Paul Konrad are men of great wisdom, especially when the topic deals with relationships. Single looking to mingle? Divorced and looking for a new spouse? Want to break up with a bad lover? There is no issue that they can’t provide a tissue. Larry and Paul brought their unique perspectives to Michigan Avenue in Chicago to share their expertise with anyone that was willing to sit down with them […]

  • What Did “Tacoma FD” Stars Kevin Heffernan and Steve Lemme Want to Be When They Grew Up?

    “Tacoma FD” is in Thursdays at 9:30 on truTV Actors/comedians Steve Lemme & Kevin Heffernan who created and star in the new truTV comedy, Tacoma FD, which is also the #1 new comedy on cable. Kevin Heffernan (“Farva” in Super Troopers and “Landfill” in Beerfest) and Steve Lemme (“Mac” in Super Troopers and “Fink” in Beerfest) are two members of Broken Lizard, the comedy troupe behind films such as Super Troopers, Beerfest, Club Dread and The Slammin’ Salmon. Tacoma FD, […]

  • It’s Time to Play True or False with Thomas Lennon!

    Thomas Lennon is a writer, comedian, and actor who has worked on a number of things you probably love, including Reno 911! and Night at the Museum, “How I Met Your Mother” and “The Odd Couple.”  Lennon recently added author to his bio with a new children’s book called “Ronan Boyle and The Bridge Of Riddles.” I thought it would be a real hoot (as opposed to just a hoot) to ask Sir Thomas Lennon (well, not a Sir…yet!) some true or […]

  • Leon Logothetis Talks About His New Book “Go Be Kind”

    Leon Logothetis is a global adventurer, motivational speaker and philanthropist. Known for being “The Kindness Guy,” Leon’s every action in life is motivated by his belief that kindness can change the world.  As a former broker from London who after feeling depressed and uninspired left his job to travel on nothing but $5 a day and kindness, Leon has visited more than 100 countries and traveled to every continent, which is documented on the acclaimed social impact series The Kindness Diaries and several books. Leon’s fifth book, Go Be Kind, is […]

  • Rolling Stones Bassist Darryl Jones on Keith Richards, New Tour, Belonging and Benefit for Friend

    Darryl Jones Jams for a Friend Saturday, Feb. 9th 3pm – 8pm The Promontory Chicago 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. West www.gofundme.com/treatment-for-brian Last year, Darryl’s childhood friend, fellow musician, and life-long Chicagoan BRIAN MESSIAH, suffered a tragic accident which left him paralyzed from the neck down. “Jams From the Heart” is an all-age gathering organized by Rolling Stones’ bassist Darryl Jones and many of Brian’s long-time friends. It is the commitment of all involved to raise money for Brian’s constant […]

  • Comedian Pablo Francisco Brings Big Laughs! Must Watch!

    Pablo Francisco Tonight thru Sunday Improv Woodfield Mall Schaumburg improv.com Pablo is one of the most popular touring comedians worldwide. He has earned a reputation for his unique talent to weave together his one of a kind arsenal of off the wall characters and spot-on impressions. Francisco draws his audience into his vivid imagination and takes them on a wild ride as they experience his spontaneous outbursts, clever insights and some of the funniest rapid fire comedy, ever unleashed. Fans […]

  • Foxcrossing Stringband Perform “Black Water” Bluegrass Style!

    Foxcrossing Stringband Feb 10 City Winery www.foxcrossingstringband.com This all-female bluegrass group from Chicago has been winning hearts with their beautiful harmonies, original songwriting, and entertaining stage presence since forming in November 2016. Following their debut performance at Winter Roots Festival in February 2017, they’ve gone on to perform at many festivals and events in the Midwest traveling east to the John Hartford Memorial Festival, west to Dawn and On Festival in the Quad Cities, and everything in-between including IBMA award-winning […]

  • Found Footage Hosts Nick Prueher and Joe Pickett Show Off Some New VHS Gems!

    Found Footage Festival: Cherished Gems Friday, Jan. 25th – 9:30pm Found Footage Festival: After Dark Saturday, Jan. 26th – 9:30pm Music Box Theatre 3733 N Southport Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 Tickets: $15 (or $25 for both nights) foundfootagefest.com/tour The Found Footage Festival, the acclaimed touring showcase of odd and hilarious found videos, will bring two new shows to Chicago this month. Hosts Nick Prueher and Joe Pickett, whose credits include The Onion and The Colbert Report, will present their all-time […]

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