Chaos and Violence, in Afghanistan and Chicago, with Ayaan Hirsi Ali and John Kass

Megyn Kelly is joined by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, human rights activist, author, and host of The Ayaan Hirsi Ali Podcast, and John Kass, columnist at JohnKassNews.com and co-host of “The Chicago Way” podcast, to talk about the chaos and violence, at home and abroad, on the brutality of the Taliban and what’s to come in Afghanistan, the political ramifications of Biden’s …

The Chicago Way w/John Kass: A City Unmoored

The Chicago Way w/John Kass (08/14/2021): During the COVID-19 pandemic, John Kass & Jeff Carlin continue to podcast socially distanced from secure locations. This week, from NBC5 Chicago -one of the best political reporters in the city- Mary Ann Ahern joins the conversation to talk about what it is like to cover City Hall in a time of utter chaos and turmoil. …

The Chicago Way w/John Kass: David Marcus dives into the ‘Charade’ of NY politics

The Chicago Way w/John Kass (08/07/2021): During the COVID-19 pandemic, John Kass & Jeff Carlin continue to podcast socially distanced from secure locations. Joining the conversation this week is David Marcus. Marcus is the political reporter for the New York Post and author of Charade: The Covid Lies That Crushed A Nation, he discusses the reaction from New Yorkers to investigative findings that Governor Andrew …

The Chicago Way w/John Kass: While Lolla rages in the park, anarchy takes hold of the streets

The Chicago Way w/John Kass (07/30/2021): During the COVID-19 pandemic, John Kass & Jeff Carlin continue to podcast socially distanced from secure locations. In this episode, former CEO of the Chicago Public Schools (1995-2001) and candidate for governor and mayor, Paul Vallas joins John and Jeff to talk about his involvement in the Chicago Police Department contract negotiations with the city, concerns …

The Chicago Way w/John Kass: The story of ‘Slim the Legman’ and the VP Pinata

The Chicago Way w/John Kass (07/15/2021): During the COVID-19 pandemic, John Kass & Jeff Carlin continue to podcast socially distanced from secure locations. In this episode, Liam T.A.X.F. Ford, aka. ‘Slim the Legman’ joins the conversation to talk about changes in newspaper media over the years, working with Kass as a legman, and life as an apiarist. Plus, Kasso wonders …

The Chicago Way w/John Kass: How to catch wild pigs for Independence Day

The Chicago Way w/John Kass (07/03/2021): 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 looks at the role media plays in politics and the history of media. Plus, Kasso offers a lesson in …

The Chicago Way w/John Kass: American diplomat (ret.) Nicholas Kass on lessons from history for the U.S.

The Chicago Way w/John Kass (06/29/2021): During the COVID-19 pandemic, John Kass & Jeff Carlin continue to podcast socially distanced from secure locations. This week, John’s younger brother Nicholas Kass, a retired American diplomat with over 30-years of experience -focused on Aegean/Eastern Mediterranean issues, joins the conversation to talk about the lessons we can learn from history about the current …

Fran Spielman interviews former Chicago Tribune columnist John Kass

The time I saved Fran Spielman’s life? Ace Sun Times City Hall reporter interviews me on the Fran Spielman show about leaving the Tribune, my new home at http://johnkassnews.com & that guy at the City Hall pressroom reaching for his waistband while screaming at her that he had a gun. Thanks Fran!

John Kass – The View From The Back Pew

If you were to take a course in ‘wearing your heart on your sleeve’, you’d be assigned to read the works of John Kass. How did this son of a Chicago butcher and former merchant marine become the lead columnist for the iconic Chicago Tribune? In this episode of the Crisis Cast, you’ll find out.  Lissa Druss and Thom Serafin …

The Chicago Way w/John Kass: On to the next adventure…

The Chicago Way w/John Kass (06/19/2021): During the COVID-19 pandemic, John Kass & Jeff Carlin continue to podcast socially distanced from secure locations. This week, Jeff gets the full story behind John’s big news about leaving the Chicago Tribune and what it was like serving up ‘The Chicago Way’ to readers for over 30 years. Plus, Kasso discusses his next …