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Want To Feel Good? Gratitude Might Just Be the Answer

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 10.08.2015 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

According to a national study on gratitude, funded by the John Templeton Foundation, it seems that 94% of Americans believe that people who are grateful are more fulfilled and lead a richer life, but less than half of us express gratitude on a regular basis.

Nate Bargatze: Clean-Cut and Funny

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 10.02.2015 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

You may not know his name yet... but you will. Nate Bargatze is gaining audiences in the comedy world for his rare kind of funny: the clean-cut kind!

5 Reasons Celebrity "iTunes Psychic" May Not Be As Crazy As He Seems

Mark DeCarlo | Posted 09.23.2015 | Entertainment
Mark DeCarlo

To visualize and predict a person's future, Dr. Lars Dingman, the upstart Hollywood "Psychic to the Stars" from Prague, doesn't consult a crystal ball, Tarot cards or an Ouija Board. He listens to music. Random music, shuffle played by that person's - and ONLY THAT PERSON'S - digital music player.

John Williams Says Goodbye to WGN, Chicago on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 03.04.2013 | Chicago
Mark Bazer

John Williams is a hero of mine. And a good friend, so I kind of hope he doesn't see that I just called him a hero, because that will embarrass him. He just left WGN Radio, and Chicago is for the worse.

'Pig Virus Quarantined' : Kevin Metheny, Jim Laski Fired From WGN Radio

WBEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

If Kevin Metheny wasn't the worst program director in the history of Chicago radio, I don't know who was. Arrogant, aloof, stubborn and contemptuo...

Randy Michaels Shows No Love For Bloggers: Tribune CEO Feuds With Media Blogger Who Reported On His 'Banned Words' Memo

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On Wednesday, WBEZ media columnist Robert Feder published an internal memo from Tribune Company CEO Randy Michaels that listed 119 words WGN employees...

Randy Michaels' Radio Rules: Memo Bans WGN Employees From Using Words He Doesn't Like On Air

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Apparently improving a struggling media company's morale is not at the top of Tribune Company CEO Randy Michaels' list of priorities. Instead, the sho...

WGN Radio Bumps John Williams From Morning Slot, Greg Jarrett Moved In

Chicago Tribune | Phil Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

John Williams, who in December took over a WGN-AM 720 morning show that had only had three hosts over the previous 43 years, is being moved to mid-mor...

'Kathy & Judy' Cancelled By WGN Radio

Chicago Tribune | Phil Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Girlfriends are going away. WGN-AM 720 this morning announced it is discontinuing the "Kathy & Judy" show, the ground-breaking mid-morning coffee ...

WGN Radio Boss Warns Talent: Build Audience Or You're Out

Chicago Sun-Times | LEWIS LAZARE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The internal memos are flying out of Kevin Metheny's office. And in them, the WGN-AM (720) program director's message to his on-air talent is crystal ...

Obama Challenges Radio Station For Airing Ayers Smears

Chicago Tribune | John McCormick and Steve Schmadeke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Just hours after Democrats formally nominated Barack Obama for president, his campaign launched a call-in offensive to WGN radio to protest the appear...