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The Bob Sirott Podcast from Chicago's Very Own, 720 WGN

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The Bob Sirott Podcast from Chicago's Very Own, 720 WGN

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Episodes

How to create a secure password

11/29/2022
Social media strategist Scott Kleinberg joins Bob Sirott to discuss how small businesses can keep up with reviews and comments, as well as responding to feedback. He also talks about how to create a secure password, how to use a password manager, and answers this week’s genius bar question.

Duration:00:10:28

Dean Richards’ Entertainment Report: Will Smith, Kevin Spacey, and George Takei

11/29/2022
Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean talk about the Gotham Awards winners, Kevin Spacey’s new movie role, and the star who was digitally “flattened out” in “Wakanda Forever.” They also share details about George Takei’s negative comments about William Shatner, the return […]

Duration:00:12:34

Why are short-term rates higher than long-term rates?

11/29/2022
Paul Nolte, Senior VP at Kingsview Wealth Management, joins Bob Sirott to discuss when the Fed could put a pause on raising interest rates, the careful spending of consumers, and what a recession could look like. He also explained why short-term rates are currently higher than long-term rates and when you should convert from a […]

Duration:00:06:22

Giving Tuesday: How PODER works to integrate Latino immigrants into the community

11/29/2022
On Giving Tuesday, Daniel Loftus, president and CEO of PODER, joins Bob Sirott to explain the work of the 25-year-old immigrant and integration career center that serves recent arrivals as well as first and second generation Latino immigrants in the Chicago area. Loftus explains the primary goals of the organization, their four-phased approach, and the […]

Duration:00:06:01

Ukraine-Russia War update: France sends generators to Ukraine

11/29/2022
Journalist and editor of ‘Ukrainian Freedom News’ Joseph Lindsley joins Bob Sirott from Ukraine to deliver the latest news on the Ukraine-Russia War, including generators that were sent from France and the rich history of Kyiv. You can find more updates on Joseph’s website, ukrainianfreedomnews.com. To donate to Joseph and his team’s efforts to distribute supplies […]

Duration:00:07:17

Associated Bank Market Outlook: 11/29/22

11/29/2022
On November 29th, 2022, Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers: September’s S&P Case Schiller U.S. home price index FHFA U.S. home price index Consumer confidence index Earnings from Intuit, Workday, and more

Duration:00:00:34

Tom Farley, Chris Farley’s brother, continues to educate about substance misuse

11/28/2022
Brother of Chris Farley and founder of the Chris Farley Foundation, Tom Farley, joins Bob Sirott to talk about what Chris was like as a child, what kind of student he was, and Tom’s experiences speaking to teens and young adults about drug prevention and communication. For more details about Tom’s upcoming engagement, click here: […]

Duration:00:07:00

Home remedies that can make you feel better

11/28/2022
Dr. Kevin Most, Chief Medical Officer at Northwestern Medicine’s Central DuPage Hospital, joins Bob Sirott every Monday morning following the 6:30am newscast. Dr. Most talks about the distribution of antivirals and antibiotics and why the WHO says measles is now a global threat. He also discusses some home remedies to treat symptoms of viruses and […]

Duration:00:11:24

Dean Richards’ Entertainment Report: Irene Cara, Jay Leno, and Bob Dylan

11/28/2022
Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joined Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean talked about the weekend box office numbers and celebrity reactions to Irene Cara’s death. They also shared details about Jay Leno’s return to the stage, Bob Dylan’s art controversy, a new “Bambi” horror film, and Dean’s […]

Duration:00:10:00

Ukraine-Russia War update: Many Ukrainians have adapted to sporadic power outages

11/28/2022
Journalist and editor of ‘Ukrainian Freedom News’ Joseph Lindsley joins Bob Sirott from Ukraine to deliver the latest news on the Ukraine-Russia War, including Ukraine’s need for more long-range weapons and how Ukrainians have adapted to ongoing power outages. You can find more updates on Joseph’s website, ukrainianfreedomnews.com. To donate to Joseph and his team’s efforts […]

Duration:00:07:46

Associated Bank Market Outlook: 11/28/22

11/28/2022
On November 28th, 2022, Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers: U.S. stock futures Reports to be released this week Fed president speeches

Duration:00:00:58

Thought Leader Mike Winters shares Small Business Saturday

11/25/2022
Mike Winters (Senior Vice President & Business Banking Team Lead at Associated Bank) tells Steve Grzanich why Small Business Saturday is so important as more businesses participate and what it means for consumers in today’s Associated Bank Thought Leader conversation.

Duration:00:11:57

Dean Richards’ Entertainment Report: All about Rick Kogan

11/25/2022
Rick Kogan, in for Dean Richards, joins David Hochberg, in for Bob Sirott, to chat about his eventful life. Listen in while David chats with Rick Kogan about his career and early days in the industry.

Duration:00:15:09

Small Business Spotlight: Sustainable Grace, Eternal Youth Spa and Canine Connections

11/25/2022
David Hochberg, in for Bob Sirott, is joined with three owners of some small local businesses in the area in honor of Small Business Saturday coming up on November 26th. Listen in to hear Gina Meier with Sustainable Grace, Nella Baba with Eternal Youth Spa and Steven Hochberg with Canine Connections share about their businesses. […]

Duration:00:13:32

‘Tackle Box Troubles: Fish Tale #1: Sammy Spinner’ should be one of your go to stocking stuffers this holiday season

11/25/2022
WGN Radio’s David Hochberg, in for Bob Sirott, is joined with Author Susan Duke to chat about her latest book titled ‘Tackle Box Troubles: Fish Tale #1: Sammy Spinner.” Listen in while Susan shares a little bit about Sammy Spinner, an eager fishing bait, who gets plopped into a tackle box alongside Bucky Bucktail, Francis […]

Duration:00:05:46

‘If you’re a victim of ID theft and fraud it’s going to take years to correct’ | Kredit Guru Gary Novel

11/25/2022
WGN Radio’s David Hochberg, in for Bob Sirott, is joined with Kredit Guru Gary Novel with Kreditguru, Inc. Listen in while Gary shares some credit tips for this holiday season.

Duration:00:07:48

Fire and carbon monoxide safety with Elk Grove Village Fire Chief

11/25/2022
WGN Radio’s David Hochberg, in for Bob Sirott, is joined by Elk Grove Village Fire Chief Richard Mikel, President of Illinois Fire Chiefs Association. Listen in while the Chief talks fire and carbon monoxide safety during the holiday season.

Duration:00:11:32

Turkey thawing tips with the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line

11/23/2022
Butterball has been offering help to first-time Thanksgiving chefs for nearly four decades. Bob Sirott called 1-800-BUTTERBALL to talk about turkey cooking tips. Bob spoke with Nicole Johnson, the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line Director, about the most bizarre calls they’ve received, the most commonly asked questions, tips for carving your turkey, and recipes for Thanksgiving leftovers. […]

Duration:00:07:32

New documentary shares story about missing Aurora boy

11/23/2022
For over a decade, the location of Timmothy Pitzen has been unknown. In 2011, Aurora police found Timmothy’s mother dead of an apparent suicide along with a note saying her son was safe and in someone’s care, but that he would never be found. NBC 5 news anchor Rob Stafford joins Bob Sirott to talk […]

Duration:00:07:46

When could we see an RSV vaccine?

11/23/2022
Dr. Aileen Marty, Infectious Disease Specialist and Professor at Florida International University, joins Bob Sirott to talk about the latest health news. Dr. Marty discussed the lack of room in hospitals due to an increase in RSV cases, when we could possibly see an RSV vaccine, and why doctors are now testing adults for RSV. […]

Duration:00:09:56