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WBEZ's daily talk show brings listeners the news and conversations that matter most to their day-to-day lives.

WBEZ's daily talk show brings listeners the news and conversations that matter most to their day-to-day lives.

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Chicago, IL

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WBEZ's daily talk show brings listeners the news and conversations that matter most to their day-to-day lives.

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English


Episodes

The Feminist Movement Has Left Many Women Behind

5/21/2020
Chicago author Mikki Kendall talks about her new book and offers a critique of how modern feminism continues to fail marginalized women, and offers ideas on how that can be changed.

Duration:00:19:34

Things To Read, Watch And Do With Author Luvvie Ajayi

5/21/2020
Author, blogger, podcast host...that just scratches the surface for Luvvie Ajayi. So who better to turn to for ideas when it comes to what to read, watch, and do while the stay-at-home order is still in effect?

Duration:00:14:31

Mayor Lightfoot’s First Year Filled With Challenges

5/19/2020
From a billion-dollar budget shortfall to a global pandemic, we look at the challenges and triumphs of Lori Lightfoot’s first year as mayor of Chicago.

Duration:00:24:31

Businesses Push Back On Closures...During 1918 Pandemic

5/18/2020
A medical historian helps us compare and contrast the COVID-19 pandemic to the flu of 1918. There's a lot we've learned, but we're repeating many of the same mistakes.

Duration:00:14:46

Covid-19 In Cook County Jail And Stay-At-Home Photos

5/16/2020
The Cook County Jail has been called a ‘petri dish’, with hundreds of inmates and staff hit by the novel coronavirus. We find out how bad things really are, and what’s being done to mitigate the problem. Plus a Chicago photographer documents her neighbors-from a distance-during the stay-at-home order.

Duration:00:24:24

WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: May 15, 2020

5/15/2020
We bring you all the big state and local news this week as the covid-19 crisis continues. WBEZ state politics reporter Dave McKinney and Sun-Times columnist Laura Washington break it all down, from City Hall to the statehouse and everywhere in between.

Duration:00:22:55

Actor Carrie Coon Recommends Things To Read, Watch, And Do

5/14/2020
You’ve seen actor Carrie Coon on the big screen in Gone Girl and Avengers: Infinity War. You’ve seen her on the small screen in shows like Fargo on FX. Here in Chicago, she’s a Steppenwolf regular. Today, Carrie offers advice for Reset listeners looking for things to read, watch and do while we stay at home during the covid-19 crisis

Duration:00:12:24

Re-Opening Retail: Can You Save Jobs And Lives At The Same Time?

5/13/2020
Cell phone tracking could play a major part in re-opening the economy. How many people are in the same place at the same time, how long they stay, where they come from and where they’re going are keys to determining which businesses can safely open. Katherine Baiker, Dean of the Harris School for Public Policy at the University of Chicago, explains how it might work.

Duration:00:16:49

Covid-19 Symptoms Or Seasonal Allergies?

5/12/2020
Spring is here, and so are seasonal allergies. But the symptoms of those allergies are coming during the coronavirus pandemic, and some of those symptoms may be similar. Allergist Dr. Baiju Malde explains the differences, what we should be looking for, and how to best keep yourself safe from the allergens and the virus that’s floating around right now.

Duration:00:13:08

John Moe’s Hilarious World Of Depression

5/11/2020
In his podcast, The Hilarious World of Depression, writer and humorist John Moe talks to very funny and creative people about their battle with this incredibly common, debilitating, yet still-stigmatizing disease. We talk about the podcast and the memoir he's just crafted from lessons he's learned through these conversations, and his own battles with depression.

Duration:00:15:35

WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: May 8, 2020

5/8/2020
We bring you all the big state and local news this week as the covid-19 crisis continues. David Greising of the Better Government Association and Heather Cherone of WTTW break it all down, from City Hall to the statehouse in Springfield and everywhere in between.

Duration:00:23:16

Writer Samantha Irby Says Wow, No Thank You To Getting Older

5/6/2020
Writer Samantha Irby talks about her book Wow: No Thank You. From parenting, to home ownership, to going to a club and realizing you look like everyone’s mom, Irby tackles growing older in a collection of (often painfully) hilarious essays.

Duration:00:16:50

Your Latest Questions about COVID-19 Answered

5/4/2020
From symptoms to best practices and more, the news around COVID-19 is constantly changing and being updated. Infectious disease expert Dr. Mina Taormina returns to answer a new batch of questions from us, and from listeners

Duration:00:29:38

WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: May 1, 2020

5/1/2020
We bring you all the big state and local news this week as the covid-19 crisis continues. John Byrne from the Chicago Tribune and Amanda Vinicky of WTTW break it all down, from City Hall to the statehouse in Springfield and everywhere in between.

Duration:00:23:57

Things To Read, Watch, and Do With Author Nnedi Okorafor

4/30/2020
We’re all doing our best to cope under the current circumstances. But it always helps to get ideas of things to read, watch, and do during the stay-at-home order. So each week, we reach out to a creative Chicagoan to get their ideas. This week, we get some of those ideas science fiction, fantasy, and magical realism author Nnedi Okorafor

Duration:00:11:47

A Dose Of Reality: What Lies Ahead For Covid-Covered America

4/29/2020
When it comes to battling the covid-19 virus, it's not just that we’re not doing things right. It’s that we’re doing things wrong. And we’re doing them for the wrong reasons. We still have a chance to turn things around and save lives, but the future is going to look a lot different than we imagined a few months ago. NY Times’ science and health reporter Donald McNeil looks into that future in his latest article “The Coronavirus In America: The Year Ahead”

Duration:00:16:50

Comedian Cameron Esposito's New Memoir Is Painfully Funny

4/28/2020
Comic Cameron Esposito talks about feeling different and alone growing up in the very straight, very Catholic, very bucolic western suburbs of Chicago in her sometimes painful, often hilarious new memoir Save Yourself

Duration:00:20:34

Former CDC Director Talks About 'Boxing In' COVID-19

4/27/2020
Former CDC chief Dr. Tom Frieden talks about what needs to be done now, and going forward, to make people safe and to beat back the spread of COVID-19

Duration:00:12:58

WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: April 24, 2020

4/24/2020
Two journalistic heavyweights, Carol Marin and Mick Dumke, take you inside the biggest stories in Chicago and Illinois this week on our Friday News Roundup.

Duration:00:24:25

Chicago Author Suggests Things To Read, Watch, Do While We Stay At Home

4/23/2020
Hearing from doctors and epidemiologists is important, but we can’t hear from them every day. Which is why today’s RESET guest is Chicago author Rebecca Makkai. Makkai shares things to read, watch and eat while we’re sheltering in place.

Duration:00:13:48