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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.






The Green Mill owner Dave Jemilo talks reopening, Al Capone and more

Legendary Chicago club The Green Mill is back open for business, but with a few changes. Nick Digilio talks with owner Dave Jemilo about how he’s keeping customers safe, his 34 years as owner and some of the famous faces he’s met over the years.


The Nick Digilio Show 6.30.20 | Remembering Carl Reiner, Green Mill Owner Dave Jemilo, Bad Tourist Habits

Hour 1: + Remembering comedy legend Carl Reiner + Dan Fienberg reflects on the career of Carl Reiner Hour 2: + Dave Jemilo, owner of The Green Mill Hour 3: + Blarney Stone back open for kissing + Dumb tourist habits Hour 4: + Dumb tourist habits (cont.) + Classic Carson: Ronald Reagan, “Who’s on […]


Ready, set, eat! Champion eater Miki Sudo preps for her 7th Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest belt

Top ranked competitive eater Miki Sudo joins Nick Digilio to talk all things eating. She dives into her early days in the competitive eating circuit, dating the competition and what it takes to eat at the professional level.


Herb ‘ConsumerMan’ Weisbaum shares how to stop phishing scams in their tracks and other consumer tips

Herb Weisbaum, better known as the consumer expert “ConsumerMan” drops by the Nick Digilio Show to help listeners stay smart consumers. Have a consumer question? Visit Herb at and sign up for his weekly newsletter. To download this or any of Nick’s podcast visit our iTunes page. Like us on Facebook (/nickdshow) and follow us on Twitter (@nickdshow.)


The Nick Digilio Show 6.29.20 | Competitive Eater Miki Sudo, Fighting Scammers with Herb Weisbaum, What Makes You a Snob?

Hour 1: + Competitive Eater Miki Sudo + Best Eating Competitions Hour 2: + Herb “ConsumerMan” Weisbaum Hour 3: + Unluckiest lottery winners Hour 4: + What are you snobby about? + 5 Things Snobs Always Say Hour 5: + Weird News Roundup


Nick’s Dad Tells a Joke | 6.29.20

Nick Digilio’s Dad delivers his weekly joke.


The Nick Digilio Show 6.28.20 | Goodbye Vienna Beef Factory Store, Sports Memorabilia with Michael Osacky, Green Mill Memories

Hour 1: + Vienna Beef Factory Store closes permanently + Best grocery store hot dogs Hour 2: + Michael Osacky, Baseball in the Attic Hour 3: + Green Mill re-opens with restrictions + Great products made in America Hour 4: + Great products made in America (cont.) + Classic Carson: 4th of July monologue Hour […]


Nick D Full Show 6.24.20 Part 2

Nick chats with Dick DeBartolo of Giz Wiz to chat about Al Jaffee’s retirement and gadgets. Hollywood Reporter’s Dan Fienberg joins the conversation at midnight. Through the show, Nick features some Classic Carson and chats about flying and bucket list stories with listeners.


TV Talk with Dan Fienberg

Nick and Dan convene for their bi-weekly round-up of reviews. Dan chats about season two of The Politician, Perry Manson and Law and Order SVU. You can read all of Dan’s thoughts over at The Fien Print and follow him on Twitter for all your TV news. To download this or any of Nick’s podcast visit our iTunes page. Like […]


Close encounters: Mark Rodeghier talks Roswell, the CIA and Chicago’s Center for UFO Studies

Mark Rodeghier, president of the Center for UFO Studies, joins Nick Digilio to talk about the academic approach to our search for extraterrestrial life. He traces the history of studying UFOs from Roswell to now and tells the story of J. Allen Hynek, the father of modern UFO research.


Feel the summer breeze with the best ‘yacht rock’ songs of all time

Nick Digilio looks back at the soft rock phenomenon of the 80s better known as “yacht rock.” He shares key tracks from artists like Michael McDonald, Hall and Oates and Christopher Cross. Plus, listeners share their favorite “yacht rock” classics.


The Nick Digilio Show 6.23.20 | The U.S. has gone firework crazy, musician Terry White, Center for UFO Studies

Hour 1: + Firework complaints skyrocket 700% in Chicago + Listeners report their firework woes Hour 2: + Musician Terry White + Goat paternity test Hour 3: + Mark Rodeghier, President and Scientific Director of the J. Allen Hynek Center for UFO Studies + Art restorer ruins priceless painting Hour 4: + Biggest work mistakes […]


Is baseball back? Kevin Powell breaks down the owners’ vote for a 2020 season

WGN’s very own Kevin Powell joins the Nick Digilio Show to talk about the latest developments in the push for a 2020 MLB season.


The Bureau of Internet Accessibility is making the internet user-friendly for people with disabilities

The Bureau of Internet Accessibility (BoIA) strives to make the Internet accessible to everyone. BoIA offers a suite of services that audit businesses’ online presence, identify areas of noncompliance, and make recommendations for how problem areas can be fixed. Mark Shapiro, President of the BoIA joins Nick Digilio to explain how his mission began and […]


The Nick Digilio Show 6.22.20 | Summer reads with Madison Street Books, Kevin Powell, Bureau of Internet Accessibility

Hour 1: + Madison Street Books Hour 2: + Kevin Powell + Mark Shapiro, Bureau of Internet Accessibility Hour 3: + Men who like cats are less likely to get a date + The Crazy Story of a “Fake” Burger King in Pittsburgh + Worst restaurant experiences Hour 4: + Worst restaurant experiences (cont.) + […]


Nick’s Dad Tells a Joke | 6.22.20

Nick Digilio’s Dad delivers his weekly joke.


The Nick Digilio Show 6.21.20 | Food talk with The Takeout, weird reopening stories from around the world, Nick’s Dad Tells a Joke

Hour 1: + Weird reopening strategies around the world Hour 2: + Aimee Levitt, The Takeout Hour 3: + Stuff that is better bought used Hour 4: + Stuff that is better bought used (cont.) + Classic Carson Hour 5: + 10 new ways to eat ice cream + Nick’s Dad Tells a Joke


The Nick Digilio Show 6.18.20 | Media man Jeff Tuckman, Summer Camp memories, TV Dads, Friday Features

Hour 1: + Media Man Jeff Tuckman Hour 2: + Summer Camp Memories Hour 3: + Summer Camp Memories (cont.) Hour 4: + Best TV Dads + Classic Carson: Jimmy Aleck Hour 5: + You Big Dummy + Straight Outta Context + Nick D Show Spies + Fly Jamz Friday


Nick Digilio’s Friday Features | 6.19.20

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


Oscar-winner Franke Previte uses his musical gift to bring hope to others

Franke Previte will be the first to tell you he’s lived a lucky life. From his beginnings with Franke and the Knockouts to taking home Oscar gold for “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life, Previte has never let success go to his head. Now he’s bringing back his 1989 single “One World” to help […]