Category Archives: Radio

A New Year? Heck yeah!

New Year’s Eve 2020 marks the 26th anniversary of our first “Cheap Date Life After Dark New Year’s Eve Extravaganza” broadcast on WGN radio. Sadly, 2020 being what it has been, our annual kicking out the old and welcoming in … Continue reading

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December 8, 1980

40 years ago I was getting ready to come in and do my overnight shift on Chicago’s WIND radio when I heard a news bulletin that said John Lennon had been shot. When I got to the station, I was … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Dick Clark!

This isn’t Throwback Thursday but, Monday, November 30th, would have been, the legendary, Dick Clark‘s 91st birthday. We had the extreme pleasure of hosting several ALS Mammoth Music Mart events with Dick and having him on our show many times. … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: WIND Radio

In a previous post, 1975, we mentioned that we’re going through our photo archives for our second book, tentatively titled “Life After Dark.”  Well, the archeological photo digs continue and we’ve unearthed a few from our days at WIND radio, … Continue reading

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R.I.P Charlie Daniels

Charlie Daniels has been a part of the soundtrack of our lives for a long time.  In the days of our solo radio careers, Charlie’s records were regularly a part of our respective radio lives. In fact, before radio was … Continue reading

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1975

As many of you know, we’re working on our second book.  The working title is “Life After Dark.”  At this point, the game plan is for the book not to be just about us but, to largely focus on, our … Continue reading

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5 Years on the Walk!

For whatever reason, it seems that a number of anniversaries have been filling up our calendar lately.  One made itself known today (May 29) and it’s one we’ll never forget. Five years ago we were honored and humbled to be … Continue reading

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Nick Digilio 35th Anniversary Podcast

It’s always fun when we get to hang out with Nick Digilio, but Wednesday morning was particularly enjoyable.  Not only did we reminisce with Nick about the past 35 years but, an extra treat was having Dan Sugrue, an incredible … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Nick Digilio!

In case you didn’t see the post on our Events page, we’re very happy to join in a celebration of something pretty cool.  Nick Digilio is celebrating his 35th year with WGN radio! It’s really hard to believe it’s been … Continue reading

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10 Years Already?!?!?

Has it really been 10 years since we started this blog?  Well, according to the calendar and double checking it back to the date of our very first blog post, the answer is … Yep! It kind of snuck up … Continue reading

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