Keith Conrad

WGN Radio producer, Cubs fan, space geek, and a lonely beacon of restraint and self-sacrifice in a squall of car-crazies. Opinions expressed are my own.

“Ask me a YES or NO question” Is this the most amazing birthday gift ever? YES!

Thurs. Show Prep – World Of Tomorrow Edition

A new poll has come out gauging public interest in likely future technological advancements. Undoubtedly worried about a potential “terminator” scenario, 65% are against using robots to care for the sick and elderly. We’re also generally against altering the DNA of kids in the womb and drones of any kind. Interestingly, we’re just about equally Read more

Bedtime News Stories: “The Little Gambling Expansion That Could”

In her continuing effort to better serve the community, Patti Vasquez wants to help listeners trying to fall asleep while at the same time continuing to provide valuable information to people who listen to her show through the night. To that end, we’ve created a new feature called “Bedtime News Stories.” Tonight’s edition: “The Little Read more

Wed. Show Prep – Bridge Lift Season Edition

Another sign of spring, “Bridge lift season” has begun again. I know it’s not a huge hassle for anyone, but doesn’t it seem a little ridiculous to stop traffic and raise all 22 bridges just to get all of the sailboats back to the lake? More and more restaurants are doing Google searches of the Read more

Bedtime News Stories: “Where The Wild Tax Deductions Are”

In her continuing effort to better serve the community, Patti Vasquez wants to help listeners trying to fall asleep while at the same time continuing to provide valuable information to people who listen to her show through the night. To that end, we’ve created a new feature called “Bedtime News Stories.” Tonight’s edition: “Where The Read more

Tues. Show Prep – Dishonest Sexting Edition

She’s not really naked. According to a new poll 45 percent of women have bent the truth in sexts, compared to 24 percent of men. In other news, they are now doing polls on how honest people are while sexting. Isn’t the digital age wonderful? A sculpture that depicts Jesus as a homeless man is coming to Read more

Bedtime News Stories: “Are You There Ukraine? It’s Me, Vlad”

In her continuing effort to better serve the community, Patti Vasquez wants to help listeners trying to fall asleep while at the same time continuing to provide valuable information to people who listen to her show through the night. To that end, we’ve created a new feature called “Bedtime News Stories.” Tonight’s edition: “Are You Read more

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