John Howell: Essential Cuts (01/24) - America’s Discontent and a Wide-Open Mayoral Race
John Howell
by The John Howell Show
3d ago
*Laura Miller, Books and Culture Columnist for Slate, says that Prince Harry’s book is simply good literature.  *Harlan Ullman, Senior Advisor at the Atlantic Council, shares what he believes are the roots of America’s discontent.  *Greg Hinz, Political writer and blogger for Crain’s Chicago Business, joins to talk about the “wide open” Chicago Mayoral Race.  *Plus, ABC News Entertainment Correspondent Jason Nathanson has the scoop on the Oscar nominations. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Nothing Gets Back at Your Ex Better than…a Madagascar Hissing Cockroach
John Howell
by The John Howell Show
3d ago
For anyone scorned in love this Valentine’s Day, the Brookfield Zoo may have a solution for you: naming a hissing cockroach after your ex. Tim Sullivan, Director of Behavioral Husbandry for the Chicago Zoological Society, joins John Howell to discuss the benefits of cockroaches and how the Brookfield Zoo is celebrating Valentine’s Day. Visit www.csz.org/brookfield zoo for more.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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John Howell: Essential Cuts (01/23) - Ordinance to Protect Emergency Workers and a Case Similar to the “Rust” Shooting
John Howell
by The John Howell Show
4d ago
*Alderman Matt O’Shea discusses an ordinance he introduced that he believes would prevent assaults of Chicago paramedics and emergency workers.  *Jim Brosnahan, legal analyst, represented the producer of “The Crow” after an accidental shooting death on set. He joins the show to discuss comparisons to the Alec Baldwin case. *ABC News’ Alex Stone has the latest as authorities search for motive in the Lunar New Year shooting.  *Plus, Elizabeth Schulze has the details as Biden and McCarthy plan on meeting to discuss the Debt Ceiling. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Wynton Marsalis and The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra in Concert at Chicago's Symphony Center
John Howell
by The John Howell Show
4d ago
This Friday and Saturday, January 28-29, The Jazz and Lincoln Center Orchestra will play at Chicago's Symphony Center. Jazz legend and trumpeter Wynton Marsalis talks with John Howell about these upcoming shows, playing the trumpet, and music and culture. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Is Refusing to Uphold New Legislation a Violation of Duty?
John Howell
by The John Howell Show
4d ago
With the passing of the Illinois assault weapons ban, a number of Illinois sheriffs have stated that they will not enforce this new legislation. Tom Weitzel, retired Riverside Chief of Police, joins John Howell to discuss how their refusal to uphold the law is a violation of their duty. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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John Howell: Essential Cuts (01/20) - Legendary Crime Reporter "Bulldog" John Drummond
John Howell
by The John Howell Show
1w ago
*Justin Finch from ABC News brings more George Santos revelations. *John Wilmes, Professor at Roosevelt University, explains why he is done with the CTA. *Legendary Crime Reporter "Bulldog" John Drummond brings a 40 year old unsolved murder to light. *Plus, Ron Onesti joins to discuss the cancellation of an event at the Des Plaines Theatre. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Mayoral Candidates Challenge Mayor Lightfoot in Debate
John Howell
by The John Howell Show
1w ago
The first televised mayoral debate allowed all of the candidates to discuss their plans if elected for mayor. Greg Pratt joins John Howell to talk about the debate and how each candidate fared. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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John Howell: Essential Cuts (01/19) - Charges Filed Against Alec Baldwin and A Lawsuit Filed by the State Rifle Association
John Howell
by The John Howell Show
1w ago
*Royal Oakes, ABC News Legal Analyst, discusses the charges against Alec Baldwin.  *The Chicago Tribune’s Jeremy Gorner has the details on the federal lawsuit filed by the IL State Rifle Association.  *Jason Roe, former Michigan Republican Party Executive Director, explains why the “2024 DeSantis Train” will start in Michigan.  *Plus, John discusses the possibility of adding another NFL team to the Windy City.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Creating Safer Spaces for Bicyclists
John Howell
by The John Howell Show
1w ago
Ben Harvey is an Avid Cyclist and Member of the Activist Group and he is beta testing RideReel, an app that asks bicyclists to upload their videos of situations they have while on the street. He joins John Howell to talk about how the streets of Chicago can become safer for cyclists in the city. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Alec Baldwin Charged in the "Rust" Film Shooting
John Howell
by The John Howell Show
1w ago
Alec Baldwin and the armorer on the set of "Rust" have been charged with involuntary manslaughter. ABC News Reporter Jason Nathanson talks with John Howell about the details of the shooting on the set. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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