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The Greatest Story Ever Podcast – #34: Singing Italian Folk Songs with Billy Corgan & a Guy With An Accordian with Dan Wolfe

Dan Wolfe is the Assistant Program Director for WLS-FM in Chicago. A colleague invited him over to his house for a visit that included a close encounter with one of his all-time heroes: Billy Corgan from The Smashing Pumpkins.

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The Greatest Story Ever Podcast – #33: Relaxing with Willie Nelson with Tony Radar Hess

Tony Radar Hess has been working in radio in Milwaukee for years, these days he is co-hosting the Elizabeth And Radar Morning Show on 99.1 WMYX. Tony shared a story from earlier in his career when he had the chance to interview Willie Nelson when he was in town for a music festival, and the environment was about as relaxed as you would expect given Wille Nelson’s reputation.

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The Greatest Story Ever Podcast – #32: Close Encounters with a B-52 and a UFO with Hannah Stanley

Hannah Stanley is the co-host of The Hannah and Fred Show, every Sunday from 11a-1p central on WCGO in Chicago. She shared a couple of stories from her childhood in the Chicago suburbs, when she got up close and personal with a B-52 and an unidentified flying object.

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The Greatest Story Ever Podcast – #31: Winning Three Different Game Shows with Brian Noonan

Brian Noonan is a comedian, actor and radio host for WGN Radio in Chicago and WTMJ in Milwaukee. Plus, you should check out his weekly Socially Distant quarantine cast on YouTube. He joined me to share his story of winning not one, but three different games shows after he moved to Los Angeles.

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The Greatest Story Ever Podcast – #30: Sleep Paralysis and Other Paranormal Phenomena with Darren Marlar

Darren Marlar is the host of the Weird Darkness podcast. Darren was named one of the Best Storytellers in Podcasting for 2019 by Podcast Business Journal. He joined me to share his extremely frightening experience with sleep paralysis.

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The Greatest Story Ever Podcast – #29: Surviving a Helicopter Mishap with Leslie Keiling

Leslie Keiling has been all over the radio in Chicago as a traffic reporter and news anchor. She joined me to share the story of a slight mishap while she was reporting from a helicopter. The experience was harrowing enough on it’s own, but when the story recieved some national attention it caused a slightly awkward situation in her family.

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The Greatest Story Ever Podcast – #28: 9/11 in Washington, DC with Marcus Brown

Marcus Brown has been covering news stories for years in the radio business, but his experience working in Washington, DC on 9/11 still stands out. He shared what it’s like when the biggest news story in a generation happens just around the corner from you.

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The Greatest Story Ever Podcast – #27: Stumbling Into a Job as the Braves Radio Producer with Jake Cook

Jake Cook has worked in radio in Memphis and Atlanta. He joined me to share the story of how he unexpectedly became the radio producer for the Atlanta Braves, and how you should never turn down an opportunity, even if you don’t know what you’re doing at the time.

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The Greatest Story Ever Podcast – #26: Leaving Las Vegas (After Three Weeks on the Job) with Matt Lindner

Did you ever get yourself into a situation and immediately think to yourself “I’ve made a terrible, terrible mistake”? My guest this week is Matt Lindner, a former freelance writer for the Chicago Tribune, RedEye and ESPN. He joined me to share his own tale of regret.

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The Greatest Story Ever Podcast – #25: The Crappiest Concert Experience In History with James VanOsdol

James VanOsdol is the creator and host of the Car Con Carne podcast, and the host of Demo 312 on 101 WKQX in Chicago. James shared his experience at an Iron Maiden concert in the Chicago area in 2012 that took an incredibly disturbing turn.

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