I’m Hittin’ The Airwaves! (WGN 720 AM Tonight!)

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The station looks different now. But it's every bit as glamorous! Photo: Wikipedia.
The station looks different now. But it’s every bit as glamorous! Photo: Wikipedia.

 

In a few minutes, here, I’ll walk up the real-life Michigan Avenue to the real-life Tribune Tower to sit in the real-life spinny chairs in the real-life ground floor radio studio and be a real-life guest on Rick Kogan’s radio show!

The “real-life” qualifier has to be stuck in there to keep me from thinking I’m dreaming because the following things are beyond dreamy to me:

Michigan Avenue
The Tribune Tower
Spinny chairs (well, this one isn’t that special but still special!)
Radio studio
Being a guest on a radio show

Rick Kogan is a Chicago broadcasting legend and I get to be on his show tonight. The show is from 9-11 p.m. I’m not sure when I’ll come on, if I’ll be on for a little while or a long while. But I’m gonna talk about quilts and stuff and if you want to listen, WGN is at 720 on the AM dial. I think the show will be streamed online but I don’t know how so I can’t link you! It might get posted later.

It has just occurred to me that I don’t know if I will get a copy of this after it’s over. Maybe that’s okay. Maybe it’ll just be a dream come true and then I’ll wake up.

Tune in if you can. See ya on the radio!

Postscript: Here’s the link to the show. It was so, so fun. I adore Rick Kogan and you’ll see why. Looks like he’s gonna do a follow-up article and have me back real soon. Hurray!

 

6 Responses

  1. wynn Graham
    | Reply

    Here’s the link…it was posted a bit ago:
    http://wgnradio.com/2017/06/05/after-hours-with-rick-kogan-6-4-2017-talking-creativity-and-art-with-quilter-mary-fons-chicago-band-white-mystery/

    Looking forward to listening now!

  2. Nadine donovan
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    That is soooooo cool Mary!!! I am excited for you!!!!

  3. Anita Brayton
    | Reply

    Can’t find an App for the AM part of WGN so I think I won’t hear your broadcast tonight. Live in Maryland. Sigh

  4. Jackie
    | Reply

    Awesome interview! It was great.

  5. Shannan Sabby
    | Reply

    OMG Mary, you were WONDERFUL!!!!! I’m so happy to have you as one an “ambassador” for quilters! One day I WILL get to meet you in person!

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