The Chicago Way w/John Kass: Mayor Lightfoot unmasked and Prof. Charles Lipson on the demise of free thought

The Chicago Way w/John Kass (10/19/2021): During the COVID-19 pandemic, John Kass & Jeff Carlin continue to podcast socially distanced from secure locations. This week, the Peter B. Ritzma Professor of Political Science Emeritus at the University of Chicago, Charles Lipson discusses the origins of Critical Race Theory and how it’s being used to intimidate and control people, much the same way …

The Chicago Way w/John Kass: We’re all mutual combatants in Chicago’s Thunderdome

The Chicago Way w/John Kass (10/12/2021): During the COVID-19 pandemic, John Kass & Jeff Carlin continue to podcast socially distanced from secure locations. This week, veteran Chicago journalist and proprietor of Suburban Chicagoland, Ray Hanania talks about the way politics and media have changed in Chicago over the decades and asks the question, where are the Christopher Columbus statues Mayor Lori Lightfoot removed?

The Chicago Way w/John Kass: Matt Rosenberg is a Chicago native son who can’t believe what he’s seeing

The Chicago Way w/John Kass (10/05/2021): During the COVID-19 pandemic, John Kass & Jeff Carlin continue to podcast socially distanced from secure locations. On this episode, Matt Rosenberg stops by to discuss his new book What, Next, Chicago? Notes of a Pissed-Off Native Son, in which he explores the roots of Chicago’s violent crime, failing schools, rotten finances, and the ongoing Black exodus. …

The Chicago Way w/John Kass: Border? What border?

The Chicago Way w/John Kass (09/29/2021): During the COVID-19 pandemic, John Kass & Jeff Carlin continue to podcast socially distanced from secure locations. On this episode, retired Army intel officer and United States Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) investigator in Chicago, Patrick Dickinson discusses the challenges of securing U.S. borders and what it takes to stem the illegal flow of people and …

The Chicago Way w/John Kass: Ald. Reilly on why crime is the key to re-election, the lack of decorum at City Hall, and the racially charged remap process

The Chicago Way w/John Kass (09/23/2021): During the COVID-19 pandemic, John Kass & Jeff Carlin continue to podcast socially distanced from secure locations. This week, Chicago Ald. Brendan Reilly (42nd) discusses the chaos at Chicago City Council meetings, being called a ‘white supremacist by his colleagues, violence & crime plaguing Chicago’s economic engine, and the start of the contentious ward remapping process. …

Remembering 9/11 & Joe Biden’s Vaccine Mandate

The Tom Bevan Show. John Kass opens the show with Tom on American culture after 9/11; Professor Charles Lipson on the problems of the Biden vaccine mandate, Bill Whalen (Hoover Institution) on the California recall and Emily Jashinsky (Cultural editor of The Federalist) on the future of political reporting.

The Chicago Way w/John Kass: The legend, Ed O’Bradovich gears up for another season of Bears football

The Chicago Way w/John Kass (09/13/2021): During the COVID-19 pandemic, John Kass & Jeff Carlin continue to podcast socially distanced from secure locations. This week, Chicago Bears legend Ed O’Bradovich talks about how he prepares for the best pre-game & post-game coverage on the radio, seeing a competitor not get up after a devastating tackle, and what he expects from the Chicago …

The Chicago Way w/John Kass: Mike ‘Houli’ Houlihan- ‘Irishman of the Year,’ honoring first responders and a basket for love

The Chicago Way w/John Kass (09/06/2021): During the COVID-19 pandemic, John Kass & Jeff Carlin continue to podcast socially distanced from secure locations. This week, Mike Houlihan -who the Chicago Tribune once called the ‘most Irish of Chicagoans’ -is here to talk about being honored as the 2020 & 2021 Emerald Society Irishman of the Year and share some stories as only he can. Plus, Kasso …

The Chicago Way w/John Kass: Kristen McQueary pulls at threads while John washes bottles

The Chicago Way w/John Kass (08/31/2021): During the COVID-19 pandemic, John Kass & Jeff Carlin continue to podcast socially distanced from secure locations. This week, Kristen McQueary returns to the podcast to talk about what she’s been up to since leaving her Chicago Tribune post as editor of the editorial page. Plus, Kasso has an unverified beef with Rachael Ray over an ornament.