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A Pinocchio-style George Santos Bobblehead, Unveiled

A Pinocchio-style George Santos Bobblehead, Unveiled

You can find bobbleheads of nearly anything these days…even congressmen. Phil Sklar, Co-Founder and CEO of the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum, joins the John Howell show to discuss their brand new George Santos bobblehead and what else they have at the museum.

What is Place-based Resentment, and How Does it Affect Southern Illinois?

What is Place-based Resentment, and How Does it Affect Southern Illinois?

“Place-based resentment” is the feeling that rural areas are ignored, fundamentally misunderstood, and disrespected by lawmakers and cityfolks. Residents in Southern Illinois are speaking out against Pritzker after his victory in the gubernatorial election, even though they have not been ignored by the state legislature. John Howell speaks with Ted McClelland, Author and Contributor at…

Whiskey from The M Room

Whiskey from The M Room

The M Room is a first-of-its-kind concept from the teams behind Roka Akor and The Macallan. Jason Huffman, bar manager for The M Room, joins John Howell and Bret Gogoel to talk about some of the whiskey you can try at The M Room.

Davos Was a Miss

Davos Was a Miss

The World Economic Forum is attended by CEOs, lawmakers, presidents and prime ministers, but little news and little change comes out of the conference. Charles Gasparino, FOX Business Network Senior Correspondent & New York Post columnist joins the John Howell show to talk about the conference.

Around the House with Landmark Pest Management’s Rebecca Fyffe on the Steve Cochran Show

Around the House with Landmark Pest Management’s Rebecca Fyffe on the Steve Cochran Show

Can’t figure out why your pipes keep freezing or need help elevating your DIY home projects? Around the House with the Steve Cochran Show can answer all of your problematic remodeling questions! This week’s expert on Around the House Landmark Pest Management’s Rebecca Fyffe offers advice on how to prevent pest-proof your house for 2023.…

Fox News’ Bret Baier unpacks Biden, Pence “documentgate”

Fox News’ Bret Baier unpacks Biden, Pence “documentgate”

Fox News host Bret Baier joins the Steve Cochran show to unpack how classified documents are being mishandled, the potential political fallout, and how much of our intelligence is actually safe.  Catch Bret Baier on Special Report on weekdays at 5 p.m. CT on Fox News. 

Nothing Gets Back at Your Ex Better than…a Madagascar Hissing Cockroach

Nothing Gets Back at Your Ex Better than…a Madagascar Hissing Cockroach

For anyone scorned in love this Valentine’s Day, the Brookfield Zoo may have a solution for you: naming a hissing cockroach after your ex. Tim Sullivan, Director of Behavioral Husbandry for the Chicago Zoological Society, joins John Howell to discuss the benefits of cockroaches and how the Brookfield Zoo is celebrating Valentine’s Day. 

Assault Weapons Ban Lawsuits: Apparently, The More, The Merrier

Assault Weapons Ban Lawsuits: Apparently, The More, The Merrier

There have been several lawsuits brought against the Assault Weapons Ban. The most frequent argument is that it is “unconstitutional,” among others. Lawmakers and Sheriffs have spoken out for and against the ban. John Howell is joined by Peter Hancock, Statehouse Reporter for Capitol News Illinois, to discuss.