Patrick Finley Added: 10/24/14 Chicago Bears and NFL Reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times, Patrick joins Bruce and Dan to talk about all the trials and tribulations of the Bears this week after their disappointing loss at home to Miami, and look ahead to their game against the Patriots this Sunday.
Jonathan Karl Added: 10/24/14 ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jon Karl joins Bruce and Dan to talk about the Islamic State Group, the latest White House fence jumper and news of an Ebola diagnosis in New York City.
Aaron Katersky Added: 10/24/14 ABC News Correspondent Aaron Katersky joins Bruce and Dan from Ottawa, Ontario to update the guys on the mood in Canada's capital after Wednesday's shootings at the National War Memorial and Parliament.
5 AM HOUR - FRIDAY - OCTOBER 24th Added: 10/24/14 Bruce and Dan spend the first hour of their show discussing news of an Ebola diagnosis in New York City, audio of Bristol Palin after a brawl in Alaska, Jay Cutler's comments about the Bears' locker room shouting following Sunday's loss to the Dolphins and the news of academic corruption going back two decades at the University of North Carolina.
WLS (CUMULUS) PRESENTS BARRELS & BITES CHICAGO Added: 10/23/14 Barrels & Bites Chicago is a charity event for Common Threads to fight against Childhood Obesity hosted by Cumulus Media on November 1st. Alison Mouratis of Few Spirits and Billy Dec of Rockit Ranch, join Bruce and Dan for some eats, some spirits and a rundown of the event.
Charles Thomas Added: 10/23/14 U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and challenger Jim Oberweis sparred Wednesday night in their first meeting on a formal debate stage, with the rivals arguing over whether the incumbent's experience is an asset or a liability. ABC7's Charles Thomas joins Bruce and Dan to discuss.
2 PM HOUR - THURSDAY - October 23rd Added: 10/23/14 Bruce and Dan open the afternoon show discussing last night's debate between candidates for Illinois' U.S. Senate seat, Dick Durbin and Jim Oberweis. They also talk about a pilot landing a Cessena at O'Hare, a NU Football player who discovers he has only one kidney, a Swiss Cream Company apologizes for a "Hitler Creamer" and Uber wants to start mobile Flu shots.
Larry Kudlow Added: 10/23/14 CNBC Senior Contributor and WLS weekend host Larry Kudlow joins Bruce and Dan to talk about the US markets, job creation and debate whether social security is a ponzi scheme.
Karen McQueary Added: 10/23/14 Chicago Tribune Editorial Board Member Kristen McQueary joins Bruce and Dan to talk about last night's debate between candidates for Illinois' U.S. Senate seat, Dick Durbin and Jim Oberweis.
Brad Garrett Added: 10/23/14 ABC News News Crime & Terrorist Analyst Brad Garrett joins Bruce and Dan from Washington to talk about the Ebola virus in America as well as the shooting at Canada's National War Memorial yesterday and the subsequent shootings at Parliament.
Aaron Katersky Added: 10/23/14 ABC News Correspondent Aaron Katersky joins Bruce and Dan from Ottawa, Ontario to update the guys on the situation there after yesterday's shooting at the National War Memorial, and subsequent shots in Parliament.
5 AM HOUR - THURSDAY - OCTOBER 23rd Added: 10/23/14 Bruce and Dan spend the first hour of their show discussing last night's debate between candidates for Illinois' U.S. Senate seat, Dick Durbin and Jim Oberweis. They also talk about yesterday's shooting at Canada's National Memorial, which resulted in the death of a soldier there and the recently released autopsy report on Michael Brown, the youth who was shot and killed by police in Ferguson, Missouri.
Favio Viviani Added: 10/22/14 Celebrity chef and author of the new book, "Fabio's American Home Kitchen: More Than 125 Recipes with an Italian Accent", Favio joins Bruce and Dan to discuss his Chicago restaurant Sienna Tavern, and his new book which puts an Italian flavor in some classic recipes.
Sheila Weller Added: 10/22/14 Author of the new book, "The News Sorority", Sheila joins Bruce and Dan to dish some gossip concerning some of the big names in female news anchors, including Diane Sawyer and Katie Couric.
Mark Steyn Added: 10/22/14 Conservative talk show host and political blogger, as well as author of the new book, "The (Un)documented Mark Steyn", Mark joins Bruce and Dan to talk about the November elections, and the immediate future of the political landscape in the United States.
Mike Jones and Aia Cooper Added: 10/22/14 A young Chicago couple decided to vote in the November elections early this week, and they chose the same time and place that President Obama chose to cast his own vote. While the couple and the president shared the space of neighboring booths, Mike took the opportunity to tease Obama, saying, "I know you're the president, but don't touch my girlfriend".
Chuck Goudie Added: 10/22/14 Lead Reporter on the ABC7 Chicago I-team, Chuck Goudie joins Bruce and Dan to talk about the two passengers that flew into O'Hare Airport this week from Liberia, and became ill on the flight, which has led them to be put under surveillance in the hospital, to make sure they don't have Ebola.
Tim Baldermann Added: 10/22/14 Mayor of New Lennox, IL Tim Baldermann joins Bruce and Dan to talk about the effort to raise funds for the reconstruction of a veterans memorial that was vandalized a few weeks ago. Several monoliths each weighing over a ton were toppled over. Mayor Baldermann says that after a check for $10,000 arrived, the total of funds raised has reached $25,000.
Talking Back and Forth Added: 10/22/14 Bruce and Dan's "Talking Back and Forth" for Wednesday features the Chicago Bears' GM Phil Emery calling Jay Cutler an elite quarterback, a Breaking Bad child's doll and the Chicago Sun-Times suburban newspapers being sold to the Chicago Tribune.
5 AM HOUR - WEDNESDAY - OCTOBER 22nd Added: 10/22/14 Bruce and Dan spend the first hour of their show discussing a proposed travel ban for those coming into America from Ebola-stricken countries, as well as the impending November elections both in Congress and the Illinois legislature, news of the Chicago Sun-times selling its suburban newspapers to the Chicago Tribune.
Dr. Charles Krauthammer Added: 10/21/14 Political columnist, writer and author of the new book, "Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics", Dr. Krauthammer joins Bruce and Dan to talk about the fight to contain the Ebola virus in America as well as the fight against ISIL in the Middle East, and some encouraging signs that the airstrikes by the U.S. as well as some other countries that've joined in the strikes have been somewhat effective.
Charles Thomas Added: 10/21/14 ABC7 Political Reporter and one of the moderators of last night's third and final debate between Illinois gubernatorial candidates Bruce Rauner and Governor Pat Quinn, Charles Thomas joins Bruce and Dan to talk about the debate and where both candidates stand in the eyes of the voters heading into the home stretch before the November 4th elections.
Senator Ted Cruz Added: 10/21/14 Republican Texas Senator Ted Cruz joins Bruce and Dan to talk about the Republican Party and his efforts to get a travel ban instituted in the United States, for any passengers from Ebola-stricken countries.
Christopher Hill Added: 10/21/14 Four-time U.S. Ambassador and author of the new book, "Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy", Chris joins Bruce and Dan to talk about the Obama administration, some questionable foreign policy decisions and the Middle East, where the terrorist group ISIL is still putting up a ferocious fight against Western society.
Jonathan Hoenig Added: 10/21/14 Capitalist Pig Jonathan Hoenig joins Bruce and Dan to talk about the markets, after last week's volatility and cites Apple Inc. as an example of a roaring success story without any government cash or aid.
Karen Freeman Wilson Added: 10/21/14 Mayor of Gary, Indiana, Karen Freeman Wilson joins Bruce and Dan to talk about the gruesome revelation over the weekend concerning Darren Vann, a 43-year-old man out who is accused of murdering a 19-year-old in Hammond, and confessed to six other murders going back 20 years when he was questioned by police.
5 AM HOUR - TUESDAY - OCTOBER 21ST Added: 10/21/14 Bruce and Dan spend the first hour of their show Tuesday, discussing the third and final debate Monday night between Illinois gubernatorial candidates Bruce Rauner and Pat Quinn, as well as the efforts to contain the Ebola virus in the United States, Monica Lewisnki who joined Twitter over the weekend and spoke to a summit of 20-30 years olds as well as the sentencing of Olympian Oscar Pistorius.
Stephen Moore Added: 10/20/14 Chief Economist at the Heritage Foundation, Stephen joins Bruce and Dan to talk about the appointment of an Ebola Czar" and more Obama Antics during the President's Chicago visit.
Mike Flannery Added: 10/20/14 Political Editor for FOX 32, Mike Flannery joins Bruce and Dan to talk about tonight's debate between Bruce Rauner and Pat Quinn, the two candidates running to be governor of Illinois.
Dr. Richard Besser Added: 10/20/14 ABC News Chief Health & Medical Editor Dr. Besser joins Bruce and Dan to update the Ebola outbreak and review the 48 people who are being taken off "watchlist" of possibly infected people.
5 AM HOUR - MONDAY - OCTOBER 20TH Added: 10/20/14 The Chicago Bears drop another one at home and Brandon Marshall thinks the result was "unacceptable". Two Weeks, One Day, and One Debate left until until the elections. The Obama appointed "Ebola Czar" and Working versus getting things done. Who works more? The latest "toilet seat lawsuit" comes from Ireland.
Jeremy Scheuch Added: 10/17/14 A rabid Kansas City Royals fan, Jeremy joins Bruce and Pat to tell them why he's agreed to get any tattoo, in order to get tickets to the World Series, where the Royals will take on the Giants.