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Overnight radio, how I remember thee

Filling in last night on WGN Radio for Patti Vasquez, I jumped back into my old routine of hosting overnight radio on the 11pm to 2am shift. I did that shift just fine for a couple of years before moving to the Saturday 7-9pm weekly time slot I have now, and returning to it was […]

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It's raining yellow (don't trip; video taken from passenger side)
It's raining yellow (don't trip; video taken from passenger side)
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Opening Monologue: Organizations for Children

The following is a transcript of the opening monologue I do at the top of each show on WGN Radio. My show, the Saturday Night Special, is a single-topic program on which I discuss one topic all night. This week, I discussed organizations that serve children.

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Opening Monologue: The Rejection Show

The following is a transcript of the opening monologue I do at the top of each show on WGN Radio. My show, the Saturday Night Special, is a single-topic program on which I discuss one topic all night. This week, I discussed rejection.

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This is a truck full of supplies this morning. It's significantly bigger than my apartment back in Chicago and we are unloading the hell out of it. #disasterresponse
This is a truck full of supplies this morning. It's significantly bigger than my apartment back in Chicago and we are unloading the hell out of it. #disasterresponse
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Opening Monologue: Big Goals and “Bucket” Lists

The following is a transcript of the opening monologue I do at the top of each show on WGN Radio. My show, the Saturday Night Special, is a single-topic program on which I discuss one topic all night. This week, I discussed big life goals and why we might want to stop calling it a […]

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Just the facts: this morning, I'm deploying w a disaster relief org to hurricane-impacted areas. More to come. (For once, my nine jobs have aligned and I feel fortunate to be able to go do this.) #disasterresponse
Just the facts: this morning, I'm deploying w a disaster relief org to hurricane-impacted areas. More to come. (For once, my nine jobs have aligned and I feel fortunate to be able to go do this.) #disasterresponse
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Opening Monologue: Chicago Lit

The following is a transcript of the opening monologue I do at the top of each show on WGN Radio. My show, the Saturday Night Special, is a single-topic program on which I discuss one topic all night. This week, I discussed the literary scene in Chicago.

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On tonight's menu: @luckydoghotsauce. It's delicious and also I love the label dog's sweet face ❤️
On tonight's menu: @luckydoghotsauce. It's delicious and also I love the label dog's sweet face ❤️
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Opening Monologues: The Comics and Superheroes Show

The following is a transcript of the opening monologue I do at the top of each show on WGN Radio. My show, the Saturday Night Special, is a single-topic program on which I discuss one topic all night. This week, on the heels of the release of the “Wonder Woman” movie, I discussed comic books […]

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This envelope was in my mailbox today and I am basically a cat with big eyes and a wiggle-pounce for its shininess (but even better, inside was a lovely note from the great @tefox)
This envelope was in my mailbox today and I am basically a cat with big eyes and a wiggle-pounce for its shininess (but even better, inside was a lovely note from the great @tefox)
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Opening Monologues: The Mental Health Show

The following is a transcript of the opening monologue I do at the top of each show on WGN Radio. My show, the Saturday Night Special, is a single-topic program on which I discuss one topic all night. This week, I discussed mental health.

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Anytime I see anything elephant-related, it's like a hug for my eyeballs. (One day I'm going to meet an actual elephant and probably cry with happiness.)
Anytime I see anything elephant-related, it's like a hug for my eyeballs. (One day I'm going to meet an actual elephant and probably cry with happiness.)
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Opening Monologue: Chronic Busyness Show

The following is a transcript of the opening monologue I do at the top of each show on WGN Radio. My show, the Saturday Night Special, is a single-topic program on which I discuss one topic all night. This week, I discussed chronic busyness. (Listen) (Start) The simple “hello, how are you?” it’s innocent enough, […]

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‪I've worn many hats in my life and today
‪I've worn many hats in my life and today "yoga model" is an unexpected and brand new one. ‬#365feministselfie