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The Nick Digilio Podcast from 720 WGN, The Voice of Chicago.

The Nick Digilio Podcast from 720 WGN, The Voice of Chicago.


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The Nick Digilio Podcast from 720 WGN, The Voice of Chicago.






A Chicago mainstay for over 30 years, Atlas Comics seeks help in tough times

Serving the Northwest side of Chicago for three decades, Atlas Comics (5251 N. Harlem Ave.) has been a community meeting place for people of all ages to talk about their every day lives and shared love of comics. In order to make it through a rough period for small business, owner John Stangeland has turned […]


Nick Digilio’s Friday Features | 5.29.20

Nick Digilio presents this week’s “You Big Dummy,” “Straight Outta Context,” “Nick D Show Spies” and “Fly Jamz Friday”.


The Nick Digilio Show 5.28.20 | The guide to Illinois State Parks, Atlas Comics, Best TV Sidekicks, Friday Features

Hour 1: + Lindsay Welbers, Chicago Transit Hikes Hour 2: + John Stangland, Atlas Comics Hour 3: + Best TV Sidekicks Hour 4: + 14 year old girl earns her Master’s degree +Classic Carson: Garry Shandling Hour 5: + You Big Dummy + Straight Outta Context + Nick D Show Spies + Fly Jamz Friday


Overnight reunion with Nick Digilio, Dan Sugrue and Steve and Johnnie

It’s a WGN overnight reunion with legends of WGN Radio! Steve King and Johnnie Putman return to the overnight shift to chat with Nick Digilio about his many years on WGN Radio. It wouldn’t be a reunion without super producer Dan Sugrue who worked on both shows.

The Nick Digilio Show 5.26.20 | 35 Years of Nick on WGN

Hour 1: + Rich Koz a.k.a “Svengoolie” + Producer Dan Sugrue Hour 2: + Steve and Johnnie Hour 3: + Comedian Daniel Van Kirk Hour 4: + Nick looks back on 35 years at WGN Radio + Classic Carson: Carnac the Magnificent Hour 5: + Classic Nick clips + Know Your Onion!


First manned space launch from the U.S. in nearly a decade takes flight on Wednesday

This week, we’ll look to the stars as SpaceX plans their historic launch from Kennedy Space Center. Rod Pyle, author and all-around space expert, joins Nick Digilio to discuss the flight and the many precautions being taken with COVID concerns in mind. Plus, a round up of space news that’s out of this world.


The Nick Digilio Show 5.25.20 | SpaceX ready to launch, famous pets and terrifying books

Hour 1: + How did you spend your Memorial Day? + Gardening tips Hour 2: + Rod Pyle, Ad Astra magazine Hour 3: + Rod Pyle (cont.) + “Hitler’s Alligator” dies at 84 Hour 4: + Famous Animals and where they are now + Classic Carson: Joan Rivers, guest host monologue 1984 Hour 5: + […]


Nick Digilio’s Friday Features | 5.22.20

Nick Digilio presents this week’s “You Big Dummy,” “Straight Outta Context,” “Nick D Show Spies” and “Fly Jamz Friday”.


The Nick Digilio Show 5.21.20 | Steve Krakow’s “Secret History of Chicago Music”, Memorial Day facts, Friday Features

Hour 1: + Steve Krakow Hour 2: + Memorial Day facts Hour 3: + Esmeralda Leon + “For The Record” music trivia Hour 4: + It Came From Amazon! + Classic Carson: Steve Wright, 1989 Hour 5: + You Big Dummy + Straight Outta Context + Nick D Show Spies + Fly Jamz Friday


Florida attorney protests open beaches as the Grim Reaper

Attorney Daniel Uhlfelder made headlines earlier this month by appearing on Florida beaches dressed as the Grim Reaper, protesting the state’s opening of public beaches and inspiring copycats in other states. Uhlfelder explains his reasoning behind his appearances and concern for his fellow Floridians.


The Nick Digilio Show 5.20.20 | The Florida “Grim Reaper”, how we feel about reopening, petty pranks we pulled on our exes

Hour 1: + Willis Tower goes dark + Famous neighbors Hour 2: + Dr. Carole Lieberman on the psychology of re-opening + Famous neighbors (cont.) Hour 3: + Daniel Uhlfelder, the Florida “Grim Reaper” + Listener’s secret expertise Hour 4: + Listener’s secret expertise (cont.) + Classic Carson: Darryl Sivad, 1986 Hour 5: + Quarrels […]


The world’s only “asparamancer” predicts your future in asparagus

Jemima Packington possesses an unusual ability to predict the future with her favorite vegetable: asparagus. She joins Nick Digilio from Bath, England to discuss her unique talent and talk about some of her predictions for 2020.


Is it time for a new star on the Chicago flag?

2020 has been an unprecedented year for Chicago and changed the lives of millions is the city; should our city flag reflect the struggle? Author Edward McClelland joins Nick Digilio to talk about the history of one of the world’s most iconic flags and attempts over the years to add another star to this symbol […]


The Nick Digilio Show 5.19.20 | A fifth star on the Chicago flag, UFO culture, predicting the future with asparagus

Hour 1: + Edward McClelland on adding a fifth star to the Chicago flag Hour 2: + Cost effective substitutions for everyday items Hour 3: + MJ Banias, author and journalist covering UFOs and the paranormal Hour 4: + Jemima Packington, The Asparamancer + Classic Carson: Rita Rudner Hour 5: + Greatest American Inventions + […]


The Nick Digilio Show 5.18.20 | Protecting grocery store workers, wrestling news with Marty DeRosa, twisted toys from our youth

Hour 1: + Zach Koutsky, Legislative and Political Director at Local 881 UFCW Hour 2: + Marty DeRosa, Marty and Sarah Love Wrestling Podcast + Drive Thru Zoo! Hour 3: + Bizarre retro toys Hour 4: + Bizarre retro toys + Classic Carson: Rosanne Barr Hour 5: + Million dollar ideas


Monday Morning Movie Reviews | “Scoob!”, “Capone” and the best animated films you can stream

Expert film critics Erik Childress and Steve Prokopy round up what you should (and shouldn’t) be watching. This week, Erik and Steve bring you their thoughts on VOD releases of Scoob!, Castle in the Ground and Capone. Plus, catch up on some animated films that are great for the whole family and some just for […]


The Nick Digilio Show 5.17.20 | Our rainy day songs, reviews of “Capone” and “Scoob!”, common pet peeves

Hour 1: + The best rainy day songs Hour 2: + Monday Morning Movie Reviews – “Scoob!”, “Castle in the Ground”, “Capone” + The best animated movies you can stream Hour 3: + Common pet peeves Hour 4: + Common pet peeves (cont.) + Classic Carson: Robin Williams and Jonathan Winters, 1991 Hour 5: + […]


Nick’s Dad Tells a Joke | 5.18.20

Nick Digilio’s Dad delivers his joke of the week.


Actor David Dastmalchian talks new comic book, “The Dark Knight” and “Dune”

A star of stage and screen, David Dastmalchian joins Nick Digilio to talk about his beginnings as an actor in Chicago, his breakout role in “The Dark Knight” and his venture into the world of comic books with “Count Crawley”.


Michael Palascak looks on the bright side with his new web series for National Lampoon

A veteran of Chicago comedy, Michael Palascak has a new video venture with “The Bright Side”: a lighthearted look at some of our biggest worries like dating, debt and the ending of “Inception”.