WGN - The Mike McConnell Uncut Podcast

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The Mike McConnell podcast from WGN Radio 720

In the final hour of the show Mike talks with Professor Paul Green about the importance of this year's election. Mike finishes the show asking the public why some products cost as much as they do.
In the final hour of the show Mike speaks to chicago about the Legalization of Marijuana and ties up the show with odds and ends.
In the second hour of the show Mike talks Health Care with the people of Chicago and asks, Who's making all the money?
Mike discusses political indicators and gives his own prediction for this year's election. He also talks with Nicholas Wood, former New York Times Balkans correspondent, and founder of Political Tours.
In the final hour of the show Mike talks about people mispronouncing words. Mike also talks with Bill Adee, VP of Digital Stuff for Chicago Tribune, about the changes to chicagotribune.com.
In the second hour of the show Mike is joined by Rachel Held Evans, author of "A Year of Biblical Womanhood." Mike also discusses the popular vote compared to the electoral college.
Mike goes over some odds and ends. Also, Mike talks about voting against someone just because they irritate you.
In the final hour of the show Mike talks to Daniel Jariabka and Henry Fetta with the Hunger Resource Network. Mike also discusses some sports or activities that you hated, but your parents made you do.
In the second hour of the show Mike talks to author Nick Eberstadt, "A Nation of Takers." Also, Mike talks about getting rid of day light saving time with H. Spencer Banzhaff.
Mike goes over some odds and ends, and talks to Peter Cook about the recently released unemployment numbers.
In the final hour of the show Mike talks to Christina Newberry with adultchildrenlivingathome.com. Mike also talks about some of the best paying, low stress jobs.
In the second hour of the show Mike discusses the amount of people living off of disability payments. Mike also talks about American companies moving jobs abroad.
Mike goes over some odds and ends, and talks to Peter Cappelli, Management Professor at The University of Pennsylvania, about his book, "Why Good People Can't Get Jobs."
In the final hour of the show Mike talks about the impact of Superstorm Sandy on the elections next week with Jerry Goldfeder, University of Pennsylvania Law Professor.
In the second hour of the show Mike discusses a proposed plan that would offer Walgreen's gift cards to parents in Chicago who come to their kids schools to pick up report cards. Also, a blogger thinks that the Peanuts characters are inappropriate for younger children.
Mike goes over some odds and ends, and talks about Chris Christie's praising of President Obama in response to Superstorm Sandy.
In the final hour of the show Mike talks with Prof. Paul Green about the upcoming elections, and how to get people out to vote. Mike continues the discussion of Hurricane Sandy and if it will impact the elections.
In the second hour of the show Mike is joined by Jonathan Dandrow, who invented a device that prevents red light cameras from capturing a photo of your license plate. Mike also listens to a song by a group of kids that blame their parents for the problems in America.
Mike goes over some odds and ends, and discusses Hurricane Sandy. Mike is also joined by aviation expert Jay Ratliff to discuss all of the canceled flights, and how the airlines handle situation like Hurricane Sandy.
In the final hour of the show Mike talks about some of his favorite noises, talks with the Aurora man hoarding birds, and also listens to some scary stories from callers.