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The Dave Plier Podcast from Chicago's Very Own, 720 WGN

The Dave Plier Podcast from Chicago's Very Own, 720 WGN

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The Dave Plier Podcast from Chicago's Very Own, 720 WGN

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English


Episodes

Bill O’Reilly’s new book ‘Killing the Legends: The Lethal Danger of Celebrity’, Ali, Lennon and Elvis

9/30/2022
WGN Radio’s Dave Plier talks to Bill O’Reilly about his new book: ‘Killing the Legends: The Lethal Danger of Celebrity’ about the larger-than-life stories of Elvis Presley, John Lennon, and Muhammad Ali.

Duration:00:10:32

The 60th anniversary of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

9/30/2022
Jeff Sotzing, President of Carson Entertainment, former producer for ‘The Tonight Show,’ and Johnny’s nephew, joins WGN Radio’s Dave Plier to celebrate the 60th anniversary of ‘The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson’.

Duration:00:21:12

Pig Skin Picks with Jimmy Shorts Week 4: Bears vs. Giants

9/30/2022
WGN Radio’s Dave Plier talks to Jimmy Shorts and Kevin Matthews about Jim’s picks for Sunday’s Bears vs. Giants game.

Duration:00:08:11

The 50th anniversary of TV classic M*A*S*H with Alan Alda, Loretta Swit and Mike Farrell

9/23/2022
WGN Radio’s Dave Plier celebrates the 50th Anniversary of classic TV series M*A*S*H with Alan Alda (Hawkeye Pierce), Loretta Swit (Margaret “Hot Lips’ Houlihan) and Mike Farrell (BJ Hunnicut) sharing stories about how they were cast, behind-the-scenes stories, the laughs, the tears and the legacy of this groundbreaking sitcom.

Duration:01:24:20

Bill Kurtis, America’s Anchorman, previews the 15th season of CNBC’s ‘American Greed’

9/23/2022
Bill Kurtis joins WGN Radio’s Dave Plier to preview the 15th season of docuseries ‘American Greed’ and his early days as a disc jockey on radio.

Duration:00:15:03

Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Justin Hayward of The Moody Blues

9/9/2022
Rock legend Justin Hayward joins WGN Radio’s Dave Plier to talk about his five-decade-long journey in music and shares his new single, ‘Living for Love’. Moodybluestoday.com, justinhayward.com.

Duration:00:23:36

David Eigenberg and Christian Stolte from NBC’s ‘Chicago Fire’ on the upcoming 11th Season Premiere!

9/9/2022
WGN Radio’s Dave Plier welcomes two of the stars of NBC’s ‘Chicago Fire’, David Eigenberg and Chris Stolte, to talk about their upcoming 11th season premiere.

Duration:00:23:32

Fr. Jack Clair previews Misericordia’s Family Fest on Sunday, September 11th, featuring WGN Radio’s Lou Manfredini

9/9/2022
Fr. Jack Clair joins WGN Radio’s Dave Plier to talk about Misericordia’s Family Fest this Sunday! Misericordia offers a community of care that maximizes potential for persons with mild to profound developmental disabilities, many of whom are also physically challenged.

Duration:00:07:54

This Week in Sports with Jim Shorts: Pig Skin Picks on Bears vs. 49ers

9/9/2022
Sports legend (in his own mind) Jimmy Shorts joins WGN Radio’s Dave Plier to preview this Sunday’s Bears – 49ers season debut.

Duration:00:05:56

Chicago Gateway Green and the Green Tie Ball at the Chicago Sports Museum with Grant DePorter

9/9/2022
Grant DePorter, President and Owner at Harry Caray’s Restaurant Group, joins WGN Radio’s Dave Plier to talk about the 30th Annual Green Tie Ball, The Chicago Sports Museum, and more!

Duration:00:11:21

Mike Rowe from Discovery Channel’s ‘Dirty Jobs’, ‘Deadliest Catch’ on Labor Day job market, training skilled workers

9/5/2022
Mike Rowe from Discovery’s ‘Dirty Jobs’, ‘Deadliest Catch’, podcast ‘The Way I Heard It’ and mikeroweworks.org joins WGN Radio’s Dave Plier to celebrate the American workforce, training skilled labors and his mother’s new book ‘Vacuuming in the Nude: And Other Ways to Get Attention’.

Duration:00:18:56

Celebrating comedy icon Bob Newhart’s 93rd birthday with a street sign on Sheridan Road in Chicago

9/5/2022
A new commemorative street sign at 5940 Sheridan Road honors 'The Bob Newhart Show'.

Duration:00:14:57

This is History: The true meaning of Labor Day, Jerry Lewis and the Labor Day Telethon

9/5/2022
WGN Radio’s Dave Plier and Dave Schwan talk about the history of the American labor movement and the legacy of comedian Jerry Lewis and what was an annual tradition on Labor Day weekend, the MDA telethon.

Duration:00:13:17

Weber Grill: Labor Day favorites, fall grilling, the art of tailgating

9/5/2022
WGN Radio’s Dave Plier talks backyard grilling, tailgating tips, fall grilling and more with Weber Ambassador Kevin Kolman.

Duration:00:11:25

Pat Tomasulo from the WGN Morning News: ‘Laugh Your Face Off’ event on Saturday, September 24th

8/26/2022
Pat Tomasulo from the WGN Morning News joins WGN Radio’s Dave Plier to talk about the upcoming fundraiser ‘Laugh Your Face Off’ benefiting the Facial Pain Research Foundation on Saturday September 24th. For tickets, visit laughyourfaceoff.org.

Duration:00:16:49

Comedian Tom Dreesen back in Chicago: ‘The Man Who Made Sinatra Laugh’ on Saturday, September 10th

8/26/2022
Comedian Tom Dreesen joins WGN Radio’s Dave Plier to talk about his upcoming return to Chicago on Saturday September 10th for his one man show, Tom Dreesen – The Man Who Made Sinatra Laugh! at the McAninch Arts Center. For tickets visit atthemac.org.

Duration:00:13:49

Former Chicago FBI agent on Vice TV’s ‘Betraying the Badge’

8/26/2022
Former Chicago FBI agent Ted McNamara joins WGN Radio’s Dave Plier to talk about the premiere episode of the 2nd season of VICE TV’s ‘Betraying the Badge’ featuring a story about a high ranking crooked cop who ran a jewelry theft ring.

Duration:00:12:54

This Week in Sports with Lauren Magiera: Bear Down on the Cleveland Browns Saturday night; technology lost to a generation

8/26/2022
Lauren and Dave talk ‘This Week in Sports’ including the final Bears preseason game of the year, plus a look at technologies that are lost to a generation.

Duration:00:17:28

Paul Shaffer on life after late night, SNL, The Blues Brothers, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

8/26/2022
Music icon Paul Shaffer joins Dave Plier to talk about his start on Saturday Night Live, Late Night/Late Show with David Letterman, life after late night and his nearly four decade-long journey as music producer of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony.

Duration:00:14:08

National Radio Day: Radio Hall of Famer Garry Meier

8/20/2022
Garry Meier joins WGN Radio’s Dave Plier to talk Chicago happenings, the Playpen, movie classic American Graffiti and his early days in radio.

Duration:00:17:07