Thursday, October 22, 2020

‘Extremely bored’ Len Kasper joins GWAR

Cubs TV broadcaster Len Kasper revealed via Instagram Wednesday that he has reached an agreement to tour and record with thrash comedy rock band GWAR. Kasper, who plays bass, made a pitch to the band via social media and instantly hit it off.

Wellness Check: DJ Dante Deiana

Where to start with today's Wellness Check guest? Brad and Dante Deiana first met in approximately 2010 playing pickup basketball at the Berto Center (former practice facility of the Bulls and featured prominently in "The Last Dance"). Listen here!

Cubs offer ballpark concessions during quarantine

The Walking Taco, Wrigley House Chips and Short Rib Disco Fries are just a few of the items the Chicago Cubs are offering for carry-out or delivery during the Illinois stay-at-home order.

Wellness Check: WGN-TV Morning News Sports Anchor Pat Tomasulo

Today's Wellness Check is with Pat Tomasulo from the WGN Morning News. Listen here!

Fauci believes Javy Baez could tag out COVID-19 and end the pandemic

As the scientific community rallies to find a cure for COVID-19, the focus has turned to a magician. Not just any magician, but one who goes by the nickname El Mago.

Wellness Check: Sun-Times sports reporter & former Heckler intern Brian Sandalow

Today's Wellness Check is with Sun-Times sports reporter Brian Sandalow. Based on a chance meeting at a Cubs game with Brad, Brian actually got his start "journalism" with The Heckler, where he "interned" for a couple years while in high school. Listen here!

Wellness Check: Scott Weiner from The Fifty/50 Restaurant Group

Today's Wellness Check is with Scott Weiner, co-founder of The Fifty/50 Group. Scott and his company have been in the news lately as they work to find ways to support their staff and fellow hospitality workers. They've been serving hundreds of meals a day to those in need, despite having to close most of their locations due to the quarantine. Listen here!