A Stressed Generation: Millennials are the fast-paced, technologically savvy generation of humans. They also happen to be the most stressed out group of people. We discuss the details of the American Psychological Association’s new study.
Why I Don’t Say “I’m Pretty”: We talk about the word pretty and women’s relationship to the phrase "I’m Pretty" as outlined by Jezebel.com’s Tracy Moore.
Wise Woman of the Week: This week’s “wise woman” is Emily Rose. The Real Talk Avenue artist talks about how she came to perform at open mics, readings and slams across Chicago and the nation.
Fined for leftovers? A restaurant in Japan is making sure that every plate is clean. We talk about Hachikyo’s strict policy of fining patrons who do not finish their meals.
Rubio Water Bottles: No matter what political party you align with, everyone agrees that Marco Rubio’s water sip during his speech after the President’s State of the Union address was kind of strange. Turns out that awkward moment of thirst-quenching has raised over $100,000 for a PAC that supports Rubio. We discuss.
Job from Around the Way:We present the latest job lead in hopes of making the search a bit easier in this tough economy.
Watch What They Watch:The question of whether or not violent images in media has an effect on viewers has been long-debated, but according to a new study, children who watch less aggressive television programs are more well-behaved. We discuss.
WBEZ Bureau Check In: North side Bureau reporter Odette Yousef brings us an exclusive report on the city’s recruitment day to reel in more taxi drivers.
Job from around the Way: We present the latest job lead in hopes of making the search a bit easier in this tough economy.
“Lawd all I was doing was telling them about a fire!” -Sweet Brown
By now you’ve seen the hilarious account of how Oklahoma resident Sweet Brown escaped an apartment building fire. Since going viral last year, Sweet Brown has not just become an internet sensation, but has appeared on various television outlets and celebrity endorsements. Hear Shantell’s entertaining conversation with Sweet Brown.
Lu is lame! Not only is he too cool for a Halloween costume, but he’s making fun of people being scared at haunted houses. Meanwhile, Shantell and Overdrive intern Mia are totally into the spirit of Halloween. Can you guess what their costumes are?