Monday, May 25, 2020

ESPN plans ‘The First Dance,’ a 10-part look at Michael Jordan’s high school prom

Panicked executives from ESPN are reportedly rushing to follow up the massively successful "The Last Dance" with a new 10-part documentary about Michael Jordan. Called "The First Dance," it chronicles the future NBA superstar's experience at his high school prom.

Wrigleyville mourns loss of dumpy store no one visited for 20 years

"That place had the coolest stuff," said 42-year-old John Hicks. "I remember my grandma used to take me there after Cubs games and let me pick out one pack baseball cards for $1 each."

Chicago Police bracing for riots after final episode of ‘The Last Dance’

With only two episodes of “The Last Dance” documentary remaining, newly appointed Chicago Superintendent of Police David Brown is preparing for fans taking to the streets after next Sunday's tenth and final episode, which features the Bulls winning the 1997-98 NBA championship, the team’s sixth.

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!

‘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.