WGN - The Mike McConnell Uncut Podcast

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The Mike McConnell podcast from WGN Radio 720

New mortgage laws Jan. 14, 2013
America’s Money Answers Man, Jordan Goodman, joins Mike to discuss the new rules on mortgages and what it could mean for the average American in the housing market. Check out more at [www.moneyanswers.com](http://www.moneyanswers.com) and [www.truthinequity.com](http://www.truthinequity.com) Download: [011413Jordangoodman.mp3](http://cdn.tribtv.com/wgnam/podcasts/mikem cconnell/011413Jordangoodman.mp3) ![Sold Home For Sale Sign in Front of New House](http://tribwgnam.files.wordpr ess.com/2013/01/mp900442184.jpg?w=300&h=199) ![](http://stats.wordpress.com/b.gif?host=wgnradio.com&blog=41642041&post=4812 ...
The future of Chicago Jan. 11, 2013
Futurist David Houle joins Mike to discuss the shift of evolution that will come to Chicago in the coming years. David also discuss what business and technology will bring us down the road. Check out more at [www.davidhoule.com](http://www.davidhoule.com) Download: [011113DavidHouleFuturist.mp3](http://cdn.tribtv.com/wgnam/podcasts/ mikemcconnell/011113DavidHouleFuturist.mp3) ![gangnamstyle-youtube](http://tribwgnam.files.wordpress.com/2013/01 /gangnamstyle-youtube.jpg?w=300&h=164) "Gangnam Style" - an example of global ...
Forensic documents examiner Ellen Schuetzner joins Mike to discuss the importance learning how to write cursive in early education and its impact to those who do and don't learn. Download: [011113EllenSchuetznerCursive.mp3](http://cdn.tribtv.com/wgnam/podca sts/mikemcconnell/011113EllenSchuetznerCursive.mp3) ![Sec. of Treasury nominee Jack Lew's signature sparks uproar](http://tribwgna m.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/24203490-sf.jpg?w=300&h=227) The signature of Sec. of Treasury nominee Jack ...
Cyanide Jan. 11, 2013
Mike discusses cyanide in light of the recent lottery winner death with Dr. Frank Paloucek. Dr Paloucek is a toxicologist and clinical associate professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago. ** ** Download: [011113FrankPaloucekCyanide.mp3](http://cdn.tribtv.com/wgnam/podcast s/mikemcconnell/011113FrankPaloucekCyanide.mp3) ![PoisonedLotteryWinner- ChicagoTribune](http://tribwgnam.files.wordpress.com/2013/01 /poisonedlotterywinner-chicagotribune.jpg?w=300&h=169) Urooj Khan holding his winning $1 million lottery ticket. Weeks after ...
Pilsen vs. Bronzeville Jan. 10, 2013
Dennis Rodkin, _Chicago_ Magazine writer, joins Mike to discuss the housing developmental changes in Pilsen and Bronzeville. Mike takes some calls on what callers think is going on with the housing market in the city. Check out more of Dennis at [www.chicagomag.com/Radar/Deal- Estate/](http://www.chicagomag.com/Radar/Deal-Estate/) or on Twitter at @[DealEstate](http://twitter.com/DealEstate) Download: [011013DennisRodkin.mp3](http://cdn.tribtv.com/wgnam/podcasts/mikemc ...
Employment for midlifers Jan. 10, 2013
Terri Worman, AARP state director, joins Mike to discuss how to approach employment in the mid fifties and beyond. Terri tells job seekers the steps needed in order to obtain a job starting with the application. Learn more at [www.workreimagined.aarp.org](http://www.workreimagined.aarp.org) Download: [0110TerriWormanAARP.mp3](http://cdn.tribtv.com/wgnam/podcasts/mikem cconnell/0110TerriWormanAARP.mp3) ![JobApplications-BaltimoreSun](http://tribwgnam.files.wordpress.com/2013/01 /jobapplications-baltimoresun.jpg?w=300&h=231) Angela Brown and Herman Kelly ...
Mike McConnell's girlfriend was robbed the other night, and the bar's security camera caught it on tape! Mike McConnell and Jonathon Brandmeier talk about the incident: Download: [brandmeier-mcconnell- robbery.mp3](http://cdn.tribtv.com/wgnam/podcasts/mikemcconnell/brandmeier- mcconnell-robbery.mp3) [Click here for more on this story from WGN-TV](http://wgntv.com/2013/01/09 /bars-security-footage-show-brazen-credit-card-theft/). ![mcconnellsgirlfriendrobbed](http://tribwgnam.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/mcc onnellsgirlfriendrobbed.jpg?w=300&h=168) (Security camera image via WGN-TV) ![](http://stats.wordpress.com/b.gif?host=wgnradio.com&blog=41642041&post=4322 &subd=tribwgnam&ref=&feed=1)
Steven Malanga, _City Journal_'s senior editor, and a senior fellow at Manhattan Instutite, joins Mike to discuss Illinois pension reform and the concerns it brings. Check out more at [www.manhattan-institute.org](http://www.manhattan- institute.org) Download: [010913StevenMalanga.mp3](http://cdn.tribtv.com/wgnam/podcasts/mikem cconnell/010913StevenMalanga.mp3) ![CT GovQuinnSpfld08.JPG](http://tribwgnam.files.wordpress.com/2013/01 /govquinnpensionreform-chicagotribune.jpg?w=300&h=186) Gov. Pat Quinn updates reporters on pension reform efforts at the State Capitol ...
Frank Wachowski, retired National Weather Service meteorologist and consultant to WGN-TV's Tom Skilling, joins Mike to discuss weather records in Chicago and when it is going to snow this year. Download: [010913FrankWachowskiWeather.mp3](http://cdn.tribtv.com/wgnam/podcas ts/mikemcconnell/010913FrankWachowskiWeather.mp3) ![CT met-snowless-january- kc-004.JPG](http://tribwgnam.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/sunnosnow- chicagotribune.jpg?w=300&h=195) Jessica Bargnes, of Chicago, walks her son Oscar and her dog Marlo near ...
Prof. Paul Green returns to his weekly visit on The Mike McConnell Show. Prof. Green talks all sorts of politics including the illegal immigrant driver's license and Obama's nominations. Download: [010813PaulGreen.mp3](http://cdn.tribtv.com/wgnam/podcasts/mikemccon nell/010813PaulGreen.mp3) ![paulgreen](http://tribwgnam.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/paulgreen.jpg?w=300& h=241) Paul Green ![](http://stats.wordpress.com/b.gif?host=wgnradio.com&blog=41642041&post=4025 &subd=tribwgnam&ref=&feed=1)
Sean Compton, President of Programming at Tribune Broadcasting, joins Mike to discuss a TV show pitch that Mike has. Download: [010813SeanCompton.mp3](http://cdn.tribtv.com/wgnam/podcasts/mikemcc onnell/010813SeanCompton.mp3) ![MP900390154](http://tribwgnam.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/mp900390154.jpg?w= 214&h=300) ![](http://stats.wordpress.com/b.gif?host=wgnradio.com&blog=41642041&post=4017 &subd=tribwgnam&ref=&feed=1)
Same-sex marriage laws Jan. 5, 2013
Gregory Angelo, interim executive director of The Log Cabin Republicans National, joins Mike to discuss gay marriage rights from his standpoint. check out more at [www.logcabin.org](http://www.logcabin.org) Download: [010413GregoryAngeloLogCabin.mp3](http://cdn.tribtv.com/wgnam/podcas ts/mikemcconnell/010413GregoryAngeloLogCabin.mp3) ![CT Legislature_Tyler04.JPG](http://tribwgnam.files.wordpress.com/2013/01 /samesexmarriage-chicagotribune.jpg?w=300&h=193) Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon, left, shares a laugh with "Modern Family" TV show actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson and ...
Ear worms Jan. 5, 2013
Western Washington University psychologist Dr. Ira Hyman joins Mike to discuss how to get catchy tunes in and out of your head. Mike then takes some calls on what their ear worms are. Download: [010413EarWormsIraHyman.mp3](http://cdn.tribtv.com/wgnam/podcasts/mi kemcconnell/010413EarWormsIraHyman.mp3) ![MP910220812](http://tribwgnam.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/mp910220812.jpg?w= 300&h=213) ![](http://stats.wordpress.com/b.gif?host=wgnradio.com&blog=41642041&post=3513 &subd=tribwgnam&ref=&feed=1)
Falsely accused Jan. 4, 2013
Mike takes callers' stories on being wrongfully accused. Download: [010413WrongfullyAcused.mp3](http://cdn.tribtv.com/wgnam/podcasts/mi kemcconnell/010413WrongfullyAcused.mp3) ![MP900202201](http://tribwgnam.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/mp900202201.jpg?w= 300&h=202) ![](http://stats.wordpress.com/b.gif?host=wgnradio.com&blog=41642041&post=3511 &subd=tribwgnam&ref=&feed=1)
Unemployment update Jan. 4, 2013
Brian Battle, Director of Trading at Performance Trust Capital, joins mike to discuss rising unemployment numbers and the rising debt ceiling. Download: [010413BrianBattleUnemployement.mp3](http://cdn.tribtv.com/wgnam/pod casts/mikemcconnell/010413BrianBattleUnemployement.mp3) ![Concept](http://tribwgnam.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/mp900442204.jpg?w=300& h=200) ![](http://stats.wordpress.com/b.gif?host=wgnradio.com&blog=41642041&post=3506 &subd=tribwgnam&ref=&feed=1)
Parking tickets Jan. 3, 2013
Mike "The Parking Ticket Geek" joins Mike "The Midday Radio Host" to discuss all things parking-related in Chicago. Check out more at Download: [010313MikeParkingTicket.mp3](http://cdn.tribtv.com/wgnam/podcasts/m ikemcconnell/010313MikeParkingTicket.mp3) ![A](http://tribwgnam.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/parkingticket- chicagotribune.jpg?w=300&h;=200) (Chicago Tribune photo) ![](http://stats.wordpress.com/b.gif?host=wgnradio.com&blog;=41642041&post;=3358 &subd;=tribwgnam&ref;=&feed;=1)
Memory tips Jan. 3, 2013
Mark Underwood, Neuroscience Researcher and President of Quincy Bio Science, joins Mike in discussing memory loss and steps you can take to improve your memory. Check out more at Download: [010313MarkUnderwoodBrain.mp3](http://cdn.tribtv.com/wgnam/podcasts/ mikemcconnell/010313MarkUnderwoodBrain.mp3) ![](http://stats.wordpress.com/b.gif?host=wgnradio.com&blog;=41642041&post;=3353 &subd;=tribwgnam&ref;=&feed;=1)
Food trucks Jan. 3, 2013
Gabriel Wiesen joins Mike to discuss his food truck and the requirements the city of Chicago imposes on the food truck business. Check out Gabriel's Twitter at [@beaversdonuts](http://twitter.com/beaversdonuts) Download: [010313GabrielWiesenFoodTruck.mp3](http://cdn.tribtv.com/wgnam/podca sts/mikemcconnell/010313GabrielWiesenFoodTruck.mp3) ![foodtruck-28005487](http://tribwgnam.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/foodtruck-2 8005487.jpg?w=300&h=199) Customers line up at the window at Beavers Donuts parked at 58th and Ellis. (Nancy Stone/Chicago Tribune) ...
David Eanet joins Mike to discuss Northwestern University in light of their recent victory over Mississippi State in the Gator Bowl. Download: [010213DavidEanetNWU.mp3](http://cdn.tribtv.com/wgnam/podcasts/mikem cconnell/010213DavidEanetNWU.mp3) ![WGN_1079](http://tribwgnam.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/wgn_10791.jpg?w=300&h =198) Dave Eanet ![](http://stats.wordpress.com/b.gif?host=wgnradio.com&blog=41642041&post=3240 &subd=tribwgnam&ref=&feed=1)
Banned Phrases Jan. 2, 2013
Tom Pink, Public Relations Director at the Lake Superior State University, joins Mike in discussing the "banned phrases" of the year that have been compiled over the course of 2012. Tom has been compiling lists since 1976. Download: [010213TomPinkBannedPhrases.mp3](http://cdn.tribtv.com/wgnam/podcast s/mikemcconnell/010213TomPinkBannedPhrases.mp3) ![](http://stats.wordpress.com/b.gif?host=wgnradio.com&blog=41642041&post=3234 &subd=tribwgnam&ref=&feed=1)