WGN - The Mike McConnell Uncut Podcast

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The Mike McConnell podcast from WGN Radio 720

Prof. Paul Green is in studio to talk politics with Mike. Also, Mike talks about Felix Baumgartner's attempt at breaking the record for the highest sky dive. And Mike takes a listen to a new political campaign ad against Mitt Romney involving Sesame Street and Big Bird.
Int he second hour of the show Mike talks with Amanda Bruce,Assistant Professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, about advertising to kids. Also, Mike discusses drug testing in schools.
Mike goes over some odds and ends, including Toni Preckwinkle's hope to raise taxes on guns and ammunition.
In the final hour of the show Mike talks to Mack Bradley, Americans for Exploration Day, about Columbus Day and the organizations hope to expand the day to celebrate multiple explorers, rather than just one. Mike also discusses the amount of people that are attending church regularly.
In the second hour of the show Mike talks to attorney Jonathon Band at the Georgetown University Law Center, about a new law that would prohibit people from reselling products that came from outside of America. Also, Mike discusses Felix Baumgartner, who will attempt to break the record for the ...
Mike talks to Kristin about her experience running the Chicago Marathon. Mike also talks about Bigfoot and the percentages of people that believe in him. And Mike also discusses
In the final hour of the show Mike reveals the number one southern rock song of all time, and discusses a past interview with the band. Also, Mike gives his thoughts on Mitt Romney's hopes of cutting funding to PBS.
Mike continues the top ten southern rock songs of all time list. Mike also discusses Panera Cares, which allows customers to pay all that they can afford.
Mike goes over some odds and ends, goes over the list of the ten best southern rock songs of all time, and meets with Brian Battle, Director of Trading at Performance Trust, to go over the recently released unemployment numbers.
In the final hour of the show Mike talks with Rob Erickson, wildlife control expert, about wildlife animals continuing to make their way to the Chicagoland area. Mike also talks to the Chicago Tribune's Eric Zorn about the use of Native American nicknames in sports.
Mike takes a look at a report that studied how much room kids have to roam now compared to prior generations. Mike also talks about new regulations for sex offenders on Halloween. And in the final segment Mike chats with Dave Kaplan to hear what Theo Epstein had to say ...
Mike gives his thoughts on the debate and also gets Prof. Paul Green's take on the night.
In the final hour of the show Mike talks to Apu Kapadia and David Crandall, from the School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University, about a new mobile malware that can take over one's phone and take pictures of the environment the person is in. Mike also discusses internet ...
Mike discusses a town in Florida that won't hire people who are smokers.
Mike goes over some odds and ends, and also Dr. Barbara Bellar, Illinois State Senate nominee, joins Mike to discuss her recent video at a campaign event that went viral. Dr.Bellar also discusses her campaign, and her stand on healthcare.
Prof. Paul Green is in for his weekly visit to talk all things politics with Mike. Also, Mike goes over a list of the most overrated jobs.
Mike is joined by Dan Mitchell, top expert on tax reform and supply-side tax policy at the Cato Institute, to discuss the UN wanting to apply a global tax to wealthier countries. Mike also talks about concussions in sports, indecent exposure, and airlines charging for baggage.
In the first hour of the show Mike goes over some odds and ends, talks about about why Europeans may be better than Americans at golf, and also discusses some of the unusual political parties.
In the final hour of the show Mike talks to Jennifer Wilkerson, Director of Marketing and PR at the National Center for Construction Education and Research about what you need to do to work in construction. Mike also goes over some odds and ends.
In the second hour of the show Mike is joined by Cmdr. Ronald Holt, Director of the Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy program. Also Mike discusses FOX News airing a man kill himself live on the TV.