LeAnn is bringing her “ONE Christmas” tour to the Arcada Theatre in St. Charles on December 18th. We talked about her new Christmas record, the challenge in putting her own spin on Christmas classics, and what kind of music excites her today.Follow @bigwakeupcall
Amy Kule is the executive producer of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. We talked about what it takes to produce an event of this scale, what celebrity guests will be featured, and why the parade still draws millions of viewers as a family tradition. SPOILER ALERT: Amy also revealed what new balloons we’ll see this year!Follow @bigwakeupcall
John O’Hurley is back for his 13th year hosting the National Dog Show presented by Purina on NBC. We talked about dogs, you know, no big whoop.Follow @bigwakeupcall
Every 20 seconds around the world, a child dies from a vaccine preventable disease like measles or pneumonia. Jo Frost is on mission to help change this with her participation in the UN’s Shot At Life program and her participation in Giving Tuesday, where you can give just $10 and provide a life-saving vaccination for a child.Follow @bigwakeupcall
During his weekly segment, Bill McCormick called in from the World News Center to give us more updates on Batman vs. Superman filming in Chicago, news about Suicide Squad casting, and how this podcast has taken on an international flavor. We also briefly revisit Bill’s controversial Thanksgiving story about how the beloved Squanto was actually a real jerkstore.Follow @bigwakeupcall
Jesse Ventura called in to promote his new show on Ora TV, “Off The Grid.” We talked about minimum and maximum wages, why more young people are getting their news online, and how he must have been having a bad day when he was nice to me after a wrestling event back in the ’80s.