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.

Fri. Show Prep – Secession Spectacular Edition

One in four Americans want their state to secede from the U.S.. Scotland Rejects Independence. Jimmy Fallon announces ‘Tonight Show’ will indeed return to Chicago. One Of The First People To Buy An iPhone 6 Dropped It On TV. Update: American Man Confesses He Killed Girlfriend’s Mother At Bali Hotel. 10 metal balls removed from Malaysian Read more

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Thurs. Show Prep – Sign Of The Times Edition

Ald.Reilly wants classier, more subtle signs along Michigan Ave.. Red Line construction could lead to rat infestation in uptown​. Taft HS principal is using BMX bike skills to get kids to school on time. 16 Hoffman Estates firefighters stranded at Mexican resort by Hurricane Odile. Halloween stores sell Slenderman costume. ISIS terrorists release Hollywood-style trailer. Read more

Wed. Show Prep – Pot Pizza Edition

Marijuana Infused Frozen Pizza Is Every Lazy Stoner’s Dream Come True. Joan Rivers’ doctor took selfie, began biopsy before her cardiac arrest. Woman in Thailand dies after jumping into crocodile pond. After ‘awful’ Trump Tower sign, mayor proposes restrictions along Chicago River. Man Told to Pull Up Pants in Jail Visit Shoves Deputy, Arrested. Adrian Read more

Tues. Show Prep – Food fight Edition

Florida man chokes wife for eating left-over fried chicken. Nurse had ‘unsolicited’ sex with man waiting for heart transplant. The school system in Hinsdale is investigating teachers who liked a picture of an ax through a car windshield on Facebook during contract negotiations. U.S. to assign 3,000 from military to fight Ebola. Ursula Bielski is Read more

Fri. Show Prep – Dinosaur-sized Duck Edition

Newly discovered dinosaur was croc crossed with duck. Chicago taxi drivers threatening a slowdown to demand fare hike & protest ride share apps San Diego cab drivers cry foul over body odor test. Rock Island sheriff pleads guilty to sending harassing texts, resigns. CTA rider snaps candid picture of Rahm Emanuel on the Brown Line. Read more

Thurs. Show Prep – Flying Rat Edition

Who is the ‘Keep Havin A Good Day’ Tagger? Mundelein man Charged With Battery After Kissing Girl’s Hand. Crestwood mayor prepares to fight proposed strip club. Illinois volunteers grill 100-foot-long bratwurst​. Oregon family finds maggots in baby food. Dutch boy’s dead rat transformed into flying dead rat drone. Cop tickets 7-year-old boy for driving a Read more

Wed. Show Prep – Runaway Goats Edition

Speed-limit increase proposed due to spike in red-light tickets. Cheesie’s in Lakeview Apologizes After Tweet Offers Ray Rice ‘Knockout Deal’ Discount. Firefighters Say They Were Sent Home for Refusing to Remove Patriotic Stickers. Maine veterinarian shuts down practice to open elephant sanctuary and is promptly crushed by an elephant. New study reveals that 79 percent of Read more

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