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.

The Keith & Katie Show – 3/31/12 – What’s The Date Today?

Katie and I chit chat about Rick Santorum transforming into a cross between George Romero and the Incredible Hulk, Spike Lee’s tweets, Herman Cain’s return and why that’s bad news for bunnies, college basketball rivals at the dialysis clinic, and kite-faced alien parents. Remember, you can catch the show live on AM 560 WIND Saturday Read more

Fri. Show Prep – Big Brother Edition

Big Brother is watching you… literally. OnStar is expanding a new feature called “Family Link”  which allows you to track the movements of your family’s cars. Valuable tool for keeping tabs on your loved ones or creepy? I can see the logic behind the service, but I have a real problem with them even having the Read more

Thurs. Show Prep – Mob Fail Edition

Remember when Spike Lee tweeted the address of George Zimmerman? It turns out it was the wrong address, it was actually a perfectly nice couple in their 70′s. Grandparents. Their youngest son’s last name is “Zimmerman” and his middle name is “George.”  Now they are in fear for their lives. If I knew Spike Lee’s address, Read more

Wed. Show Prep – Offensive Phrase Edition

Education officials in New York have banned references to “dinosaurs,” “birthdays,” “Halloween” and dozens of other topics on city-issued tests. That’s because they fear such topics “could evoke unpleasant emotions in the students.” Dinosaurs, for example, call to mind evolution, which might upset fundamentalists; birthdays aren’t celebrated by Jehovah’s Witnesses; and Halloween suggests paganism. Even Read more

The Trailer For Total Recall Has It’s Own Trailer

The upcoming remake of Total Recall has released some teaser footage on the web as it prepares for the big unveiling of its first full trailer this Sunday. No Mars this time around…

Tues. Show Prep – Flying Rabbit Guts Edition

Herman Cain hates the stimulus, and he wants you to hate it too. He’s released a video showing a little girl holding a bunny, which is then put into a catapult, flung into the air and shot by a J.J. Abrams-looking man with a shotgun: According to The Smoking Gun, Trayvon Martin‘s mother, Sabrina Fulton, had filed applications Read more

Mon. Show Prep – Online Idiot Tax Edition

The Illinois Lottery is going to be the first lottery to sell tickets online. I know I’ll be playing more, will you? Is this the lottery giving in to technology or just trying to sucker a few rubes with internet access? Remember that woman who fell into a mall fountain because she was texting and Read more

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