Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Wellness Check: David Strauss from Sluggers

After a brief hiatus that no-doubt disappointed millions of people, Wellness Checks are back. Today's guest is David Strauss, one of the three brothers whose family owns Sluggers, the Wrigleyville staple bar and restaurant with batting cages and other nonsense upstairs. David and his family have always been very good to Brad and The Heckler, hosting a number of events and running ads and co-promotions from time to time. Listen here!

Wellness Check: NBC Sports Chicago Exec. Producer & Founder of Live Like Roo Sarah...

Today's Wellness Check is with Sarah Lauch, an executive producer at NBC Sports Chicago and the founder of Live Like Roo, a non-profit organization that supports families of pets diagnosed with cancer. Listen here!

Wellness Check: Second City & SNL writer/performer Katie Rich

Today's Wellness Check is with Katie Rich. She's a writer who spent six years at Saturday Night Live and Second City before that. Listen here!

Wellness Re-Check: Resident millennial jackass Ethan Blumenthal

Today's Wellness Re-Check is with Ethan Blumenthal, The Heckler's resident millennial jackass. Listen here!

Wellness Check: Brad and his friend John Burks solve racism

Today's Wellness Check is with John Burks, a friend of Brad's who happens to be black. Brad and John usually wind up talking about race when they spend time together so now that no one can see each other in person, a Wellness Check seemed appropriate. Listen here!

Wellness Check: Brad’s mom on Mother’s Day weekend

This weekend's Wellness Check is with Brad's mom, Julie Ehlert. Due to the quarantine, Brad won't be able to see his mom in person. She's been dealing with a series of health issues that are discussed in this Wellness Check. Listen here!

Wellness Check: Yoga instructor & Heckler Spring Training R.O.Y. Kiley Enmark

Today's Wellness Check is with Kiley Enmark, who helps run three hot yoga studios in Chicago and is always down to have a good time. That second quality is probably why she and Brad have become very good friends over the years. Listen here!