Tag Archives: Life After Dark

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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A Christmas Video Present From Us To You

Just in time for Christmas, here’s a little video present from us to you. This is a song Steve wrote and recorded at Jim Peterik‘s World Stage studio. Except for the drum track, Steve played all the instruments. The idea … 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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Some Saturday-After-Thanksgiving Fun!

Another tradition the pandemic sidelined this year was our annual Thanksgiving show on WGN radio with Muriel Anderson as our special guest. We always looked forward to that show and attending Muriel’s Saturday-After-Thanksgiving Concert. Well, the good news is that, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2020

It’s probably a significant understatement to say that Thanksgiving 2020 will be unlike any we’ve previously experienced, but … here we are. We are living through – and, hopefully, will survive – a pandemic. Who’d a thunk it? Nope, never … Continue reading

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2020 Toyota RAV4 Limited Video Road Test!

Our Video Road Test of the 2020 Toyota RAV4 Limited has just been posted on Consumer Guide Automotive’s Daily Drive website.  To see and hear what we think of this perennial best seller for Toyota, just click on the link above … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Roy Rogers!

Roy Rogers (1911–1998) was born on November, 5th. With everything else that’s occupying our headline space and head space right now, I wouldn’t be surprised if remembering the legendary ROY ROGERS on his birthday wasn’t on your radar. When I … Continue reading

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VOTE!

We abandoned our “safer at home” environment for a little while, but it was for a good cause. The most important item on our “to do” list has now been taken care of. Here’s hoping you can cross it off … Continue reading

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Our Halloween Poem

Well hello again dear fiends … er, friends. It’s that time again and, as usually happens this time each year, the closer we get to Halloween, the more requests we get from many of you asking about the Halloween poem … Continue reading

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Crockpot Apple Butter

If you are not familiar with Apple Butter allow me to explain…there is no butter in Apple Butter. It’s spicy applesauce that’s cooked til it caramelizes and turns into a concentrated fruit spread for toast, muffins or in cookies or … Continue reading

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