February 25th HR1 Added: 2/25/15 John and Lauren open talking about the exiting election results. NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern joins the conversation. Then Fox Business's Adam Shapiro talks about the market reactions to the Greece deal. And are you losing privacy at work?
February 25th HR2 Added: 2/25/15 Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia joins the show after his victory in creating a runoff with incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Then Dan Mihalopoulos of the Chicago Sun-Times recaps last night's election results. Orthopedic surgeon and chairman of the NorthShore Orthopedic Institute, Dr. Jason Koh talks about the complications following injuries of both Derek Rose and Patrick Kane. Then attorney Joe "The Shark" Lopez tells us if the Chicago Police 'Black Site' is really that bad.
February 24th HR2 Added: 2/24/15 John and Lauren continued talking election in the second hour with Kristen McQueary from the Chicago Tribune. Hear if she thinks we're headed for a runoff. ABC7 News Reporter Chuck Goudie came on the show to talk about his story on dog vaccinations making some dogs sick. John had an encounter with a homeless before the show that he felt bad about, and he needed some advice from the listeners
February 24th HR1 Added: 2/24/15 It's Election Day in Chicago and John & Lauren were all over it in the first hour. They had mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia on to try to convince us to vote for him and force a runoff. Tribune reporter Will Lee joined the show from a South Side Polling Place to talk about the voter turnout so far.
February 23rd HR1 Added: 2/23/15 The show opens with Lady Gaga wowing at the Oscars. Then ABC 7's Evelyn Holmes and John Truitt recount saving a life on Lake Shore Drive. Lt. Colonel Jeffrey F. Addicott on the growing ISIS threat after U.S. malls are threatened. And what some people will pay to live healthy.
February 23rd HR2 Added: 2/23/15 This hour Lauren breaks down the Oscars for John, including several political moments. Then NBC 5 Political Reporter Mary Ann Ahern talks about Rahm not taking any chances the day before the election. And is Chicago a cruise destination?
Kass and Cohn 2/20/15 Hour 2 Added: 2/20/15 John and Lauren spend the show's second hour talking with WLS newsman Bill Cameron about the president's visit to Chicago yesterday and the mayoral race, and also with the "Mensch with a wrench" Michael Goldstein about some home improvement tips in this frigid weather. They also play an Oscars-themed game, where callers and others guess which movies that are up for the prestigious cinema award, are being described.
Kass and Cohn 2/20/15 Hour 1 Added: 2/20/15 John and Lauren spend their first hour this Friday discussing President Obama's visit to Chicago yesterday, and his fawning over Mayor Emanuel. They also talk about the road rage shooting in Las Vegas, and speak with Andy Ihnatko of the Chicago Sun-Times about Apple's new iWatch and with William "Dock" Walls, about his campaign for mayor.
Dr. Willie Wilson Joins the Show Added: 2/19/15 Dr. Willie Wilson hopes to be the next mayor of Chicago and he faces steep competition in Rahm Emanuel and the rest of the field. Dr. Wilson joins John & Lauren to make his case and react to Mayor Emanuel getting President Obama to visit Chicago and campaign for him.
State Sen. Matt Murphy Joins the Show Added: 2/19/15 St. Sen. Matt Murphy (R-Palatine) joins John & Lauren to discuss the politics of Gov. Rauner's budget address and whether or not Democrats &Republicans can come together on a plan for Illinois' future.
February 19th HR2 Added: 2/19/15 The second hour was full of guests. Illinois State Senator Matt Murphy joined the show to talk about Bruce Rauner's new budget. President of the Civic Federation Laurence Msall came on next to continue the conversation on the budget. ABC7 Chicago Reporter Jason Knowles joined the show tell how Uber conducts background checks on their drivers. ABC7 Meteorologist Tracy Butler told us how long this bitter cold weather will last.
February 19th HR1 Added: 2/19/15 John and Lauren both made it to the studio despite the below-zero temperatures. In Florida they are opening up shelters because the temps are in the 30's and 40's. Mayoral candidate Willie Wilson joined the show to state his case for beating Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday. Chief Intelligence Correspondent for Fox News, Catherine Herridge joined the show to talk about what the US left behind in Yemen. Also Obama made some comments on ISIS
Lou Dobbs (@loudobbsnews) Joins the Show Added: 2/18/15 Kass & Cohn's resident philosopher, Lou Dobbs (host of 'Lou Dobbs Tonight' of Fox Business) joins the show to breakdown the fate of President Obama's executive order on immigration.
Naperville Mayor George Pradel Joins the Show Added: 2/18/15 A. George Pradel (@MayorPradel) has spent the last 20 years listening to the residents of Napverville and molding the city into a place where people flock to live. He joins John & Lauren to share some of his wisdom as he prepares to retire.
February 18th HR1 Added: 2/18/15 John and Lauren broadcast live from the Chicago Auto Show. Mayoral candidate Chuy Garcia joins the show. Naperville mayor, A. George Pradel tells us what it takes to be a good mayor, and Mark Bilek of the auto show shares the best bits of the show for the whole family.
February 18th HR2 Added: 2/18/15 Live from the Chicago Auto Show, John and Lauren talk about a college student who think people need to eat a lot more bugs. Lou Dobbs joins the program to speak on a judge who blocked President Obama's executive action on immigration. Then the ISIS threat in Libya. Holder says we're not at war. Can ISIS really be fixed by creating job opportunities? And what did Uncle Joe Biden do this week?
February 17th HR2 Added: 2/17/15 The lawyer representing Jackie Robinson West, Victor Henderson, joined the show to talk about the appeal of their championship being taken away. There's a fight within Ernie Banks' family about what to do with his remains. ABC 7 reporter Chuck Goudie joined the show to talk about the failed plot to murder people in Halifax. The woman that planned that attack was from Geneva.
Dana Kurtz & Curtis Kmiecek - Lady Justice vs. Hinsdale Added: 2/17/15 Dana Kurtz & Curtis Kmiecek are heading to a federal court to fight the city of Hinsdale over a statue of Lady Justice. Their argument centers on whether or not the statue qualifies as art or signage advertising their law firm. They make their case before John & Lauren.