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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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English


Episodes

Why is spending in technology going down?

1/31/2023
Paul Nolte, Senior Wealth Advisor and Market Strategist for Murphy & Sylvest, joins Bob Sirott to talk about how much consumers are spending in retail and when the Fed could cut interest rates. He also discusses why spending is slowing down for technology and what stocks to purchase.

Duration:00:06:42

What is ‘ChatGPT’ and how do you use it?

1/31/2023
Social media strategist Scott Kleinberg joins Bob Sirott to explain what ‘ChatGPT’ is and how people are using it. He also talks about the influence that ‘ChatGPT’ has on social media and answers this week’s genius bar questions.

Duration:00:11:38

Dean Richards’ Entertainment Report: Cindy Williams, Lisa Marie Presley, and Michael Jackson

1/31/2023
Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean discuss Lisa Marie Presley’s life insurance policy, AMC’s Black History Month special, and a new theater in Chicago. They also talk about the death of Cindy Williams, Michael Jackson’s biopic, and Dean’s interview with Dave Bautista.

Duration:00:13:25

Ukraine-Russia War update: What are Ukrainian children taught about war?

1/31/2023
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 more shelling from Russian forces and how children are taught to become aware of war. You can find more updates on Joseph’s website, ukrainianfreedomnews.com. To donate to Joseph and his team’s efforts […]

Duration:00:08:38

Associated Bank Market Outlook: 1/31/23

1/31/2023
On January 31st, 2023, Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers:

Duration:00:00:41

WGN Radio producer revisits Chicago’s Pedway

1/30/2023
Bob Sirott is fascinated with what Chicago’s architecture has to offer. This is year two of sending WGN Radio producer Hayley Boyd through the Chicago downtown pedestrian walkway system. He checks in with her throughout the morning to get updates on how to navigate through the Pedway, where you can shop and purchase food, and […]

Duration:00:10:30

Here’s what happened at the FDA’s COVID booster meeting

1/30/2023
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 shares details of what happened during the FDA’s meeting over an annual COVID booster. He also talks about a routine test for ovarian cancer and new treatments for Alzheimer’s.

Duration:00:10:57

Dean Richards’ Entertainment Report: ‘Top Gun,’ Lisa Marie Presley, and Rupert Grint

1/30/2023
Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean talk about more celebrity deaths and what is happening with Lisa Marie Presley’s will. They also share details about an award for “Top Gun: Maverick,” Marc Anthony’s new marriage, and Dean’s interview with Rupert Grint.

Duration:00:11:36

Ukraine-Russia War update: More civilian infrastructures damaged in Ukraine

1/30/2023
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 more damage done to Ukraine’s civilian infrastructures and concerns about heating systems. You can find more updates on Joseph’s website, ukrainianfreedomnews.com. To donate to Joseph and his team’s efforts to distribute supplies […]

Duration:00:07:51

Associated Bank Market Outlook: 1/30/23

1/30/2023
On January 30th, 2023, Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers:

Duration:00:00:44

The Beat Cop’s guide to tavern burgers and chocolate bars

1/27/2023
Lieutenant David Haynes, a police officer who works on the North Side of the city, makes his weekly visit to the WGN Radio studios and the Bob Sirott Morning Show. Lt. Haynes, who co-authored “The Beat Cop’s Guide to Chicago Eats,” reviews Green Door Tavern. Located at 678 N. Orleans St. in Chicago, they are known […]

Duration:00:11:42

These side hustles could help with extra income

1/27/2023
Marianne Murciano, Bob Sirott’s wife and founder of Savvy-Planet, joins Bob this morning to talk about how to make some extra money with a side job. Marianne joins Bob for a weekly segment following the 8:30 am newscast. For more savvy tips, go to Savvy-Planet.Com. Share your own savvy tip: hello@savvy-planet.com. Follow Marianne on Twitter (@marimur), […]

Duration:00:07:24

Dean Richards’ Entertainment Report: Jay Leno, Rick Astley, and King Charles

1/27/2023
Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean talk about Jay Leno’s motorcycle accident and why Prince Andrew is no longer welcomed at Buckingham Palace. They also share details about Rick Astley’s lawsuit against Yung Gravy, who the world’s most handsome man is, and […]

Duration:00:12:18

Extremely Local News: Chicago’s Tourism Bureau to feature South and West sides in new campaign

1/27/2023
Shamus Toomey, Editor in Chief and co-founder of Block Club Chicago, joined Bob Sirott to share the latest Chicago neighborhood stories. Shamus had details on: Chicago’s Tourism Bureau Lands $5.5 Million Grant To Bring More Visitors To City Neighborhoods: Twelve neighborhoods primarily on the South and West sides will be added to the city’s marketing efforts […]

Duration:00:03:48

Ukraine-Russia War update: Power grids still off for some Ukrainian cities

1/27/2023
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 an update on Ukraine’s power grids and how important the delivery of tanks to Ukraine could be. You can find more updates on Joseph’s website, ukrainianfreedomnews.com. To donate to Joseph and his […]

Duration:00:09:46

Associated Bank Market Outlook: 1/27/23

1/27/2023
On January 27th, 2023, Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers:

Duration:00:00:44

The mayor of Elgin shares his favorite hometown restaurant

1/26/2023
Mayor of Elgin David Kaptain joins Bob Sirott to talk about former WGN team member and Elgin resident Floyd Brown. He also shares details about his favorite Elgin restaurant and what visitors should see when they stop by.

Duration:00:05:10

Extremely Local News: Learn how to attend a meeting for Grant Park updates

1/26/2023
Jen Sabella, the Director of Strategy and co-founder of Block Club Chicago, joined Bob Sirott to share the latest Chicago neighborhood stories. She provided details on: Locals Ask For Safer Streets, More Bathrooms At First Meeting On Grant Park Updates: The Grant Park Framework Plan was last updated in 2002. The city is seeking feedback at […]

Duration:00:06:36

How to avoid tax identity theft

1/26/2023
President and CEO of the Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois Steve Bernas joins Bob Sirott to discuss tax season scams, like tax identity theft and how to research for credible tax preparers. He also talks about phishing emails and fake PayPal scams.

Duration:00:06:09

Dean Richards’ Entertainment Report: John Mayer, Britney Spears, and John Legend

1/26/2023
Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean share details about a recent announcement from John Mayer, the expansion of the NASCAR weekend, Britney Spears’ wellness check, and a new movie complex in Wrigleyville. They also discuss the most listened to Classic Rock artists, […]

Duration:00:12:37