WGN - The Mike McConnell Uncut Podcast

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The Mike McConnell podcast from WGN Radio 720

Teachers are looking for a 30% pay raise, and Mike hears your thoughts. Then, Mike covers a list of tough interview questions, and hears hard questions you've had before.
Mike interviews Charles Murray, author of Coming Apart, about the current economic and cultural divides in America. Then, Mike discusses government overregulation and hears your thoughts.
Mike shares a new odd news stories, then discusses how aggravating it is when parents treat public places like playgrounds for their kids. Then, Mike asks callers test questions from a test Thomas Edison used to give his potential employees. In Maryland, a new law might require child support in ...
Mike shares a few interesting international stories, including a city in Germany that issues parking tickets with no fine. Then, a man who bought a building in England discovered some interesting things in boxes in the basement from the 1930's. Mike hears what treasure you've found in similar ways. At ...
Mike discusses racial slurs, as a high school mascot held a very controversial name up until the 1980's, and takes your calls. Then, Mike tests Mary's general traffic knowledge, and at the end of the hour Mike interviews John Wiedeman, who is currently in his sixth season as the radio ...
A tanker full of printer ink spilled recently costing $12 Million, which inspires Mike to read the most expensive liquids. Then, a mom sent her son on a 5 mile walk to school and was arrested for child endangerment. Mike hears what you think about it. Later, SHARK founding president ...
Mike chats with Ken Reed, the Sports Policy Director for the League of Fans, about how they are trying to discourage hockey players from fighting. Then, another unfortunate story of inappropriate student teacher involvement, and after that, there has recently been a ridiculous number of accidents caused by heavy furniture ...
Professor Thomas Conley from the Department of Communication at the University of Illinois joins the program to discuss the origin of the action of flipping someone off. It goes back farther than you'd think! Then, Mike chats with Bella DePaulo, Author of Singled Out, about how badly singles have it ...
Mike starts off the show by talking about the curse of the lottery, then discusses some odd news. Later, Mike talks about the WGN-TV and Direct TV conflict, and then Mike chats with WGN Weather Center's Tim McGill about the National Weather Service's new and more extreme tornado warnings.