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Music, music, writing

This weekend, on RedEye Remix on WGN Radio, Ernest Wilkins, producer Kate Gibson and I talk music (including the moment our minds are blown with an America cover done by Michael Jackson in the 1980s), upcoming RedEye Rock n’ Vote event, and RedEye first-time columnist Kate Conway swings by to talk about the “butch girl invisibility […]

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Piggy and Tot.
Piggy and Tot.
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Mamas, bizarre dates and (what else?) tall lady problems

This weekend, on RedEye Remix on WGN Radio, Kristin Samuelson and I talk Mother’s Day, chat with Chicago author Emily Lange about her so-funny and wonderfully cringeworthy book, and, as we often do, we discuss the problems that plague tall women. Podcast: mamas, dates and tall ladies on RedEye Remix on WGN Radio. Previous week’s RedEye […]

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Rest well, my little Chairman Meow. You were the best.
Rest well, my little Chairman Meow. You were the best.
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It’s not everyday I do radio in sequins from the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

This weekend, I was at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner in Washington, DC and James VanOsdol was kind enough to hold down the fort on RedEye Remix on WGN Radio. But, just because I was in a different time zone, that didn’t stop me one bit from calling in to talk about the incredible fun to […]

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Poor little boy. Vet thing still underway.
Poor little boy. Vet thing still underway.
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Pop culture ahoy

This week on RedEye Remix on WGN Radio, I talked with Elliott Serrano for a run down of the happenings at day one of C2E2 for this weekend, and Sean Ely comes and hangs out to chat about some pop culture and quirky news headlines.

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At vet ER. Chairman Meow will take all your good vibes right about now, please. He needs 'em.
At vet ER. Chairman Meow will take all your good vibes right about now, please. He needs 'em.
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Hip-hop stars and chic geeks

This week on RedEye Remix on WGN Radio, I talked with Chicago up-and-coming hip-hop performer Saint Millie and the RedEye team of Ernest Wilkins, Lenny Gilmore and Sean Ely who are behind the “Saint Millie: Road to Glory” documentary to discuss his project that followed Saint Millie for two months to document his struggles and victories.  Later, […]

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Birthday show!

This week on RedEye Remix on WGN Radio, I celebrated my birthday. And when I say “celebrated” I mean that Kristin Samuelson, producer Kate Gibson and I totally blew it out on the air for a night I will not soon forget.

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Woman beating on hood of car in turn lane while her date argues w dude near car. #ScenesFromRiverNorth
Woman beating on hood of car in turn lane while her date argues w dude near car. #ScenesFromRiverNorth
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The Duggan Sisters will tell you: life stinks

This week on RedEye Remix on WGN Radio, I talk with the lovely Duggan sisters – entrepreneurs who have taken the downs in life and turned them into some serious ups making all natural, chemical-free deodorant and insect repellant. Plus, they’re super funny.

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The new WGN green room shelves, each week with new stuff. What should @ktgibblets and I add for #RedEyeRemix?
The new WGN green room shelves, each week with new stuff. What should @ktgibblets and I add for #RedEyeRemix?
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Etiquette, food and school uniforms: less lame than it sounds

This week on RedEye Remix on WGN Radio, Kristin Samuelson, producer Kate Gibson and I talk about sidewalk etiquette, have a visit from Chicago Food Snob Joe Campagna, learn about some eats and drinks from the RedEye team, and finish it off by reminiscing about high school uniforms.

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Sunset against buildings. No filter needed.