A Chatter Of Fact
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EXTRA! EXTRA! Get your chat right here!
Let's talk about the art of real journalism and all that it entails! Chicago Tribune writer Shannon Ryan unpacks the journalistic world and shares her unique journey and insights.
*How do you find the angles of a story when you're covering the same sport again and again?

*What's it like working in the ever changing and uncertain world of newspaper journalism?

*What's it REALLY like reporting in a locker room?

**How in the world do we identify real or fake news?

These questions and more are covered in this fun and enlightening chat delivered right to your ears like the morning paper.

Direct download: 28_-_Real_News.m4a
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 5:00am CDT
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Podcast host, writer and Chicago sexpert Katie Roach has an intelligent and fun take on sex and human connections. The chat tackles many misconceptions about sex, relationships and even porn. (She's interviewed pornstars firsthand and introduces a whole new perspective on the industry.) Follow Robby and the host of Drunk Sex Productions down a cognitive and naughty road.

Bonus: Both podcasters answer a veeeeery personal question.  

Direct download: EP_27_-_Lets_Talk_About_Sex.m4a
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 4:06am CDT
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Lessons for any project! Dr. Chad Eric Bergman brings a small store front theatre approach to North Park University students, thus giving them real world prep. His all encompassing views and ideas will inspire and enlighten. Listen and learn and enjoy!
Chad can be found at  www.bergman.space

Direct download: 26_A_Chatter_of_Fact_-_Chad_Bergman.m4a
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 6:55am CDT
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WARNING: This chat contains Rogue One SPOILERS and moments of EXTREME CUTENESS. Last time we chatted with Molly Marie she was 4. It's time to check in and look at the world through the eyes of a 7 year old. It's just the kind of chat we all need. Enjoy!

Direct download: Episode_25_Lets_Take_a_Breath.m4a
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 3:45am CDT
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The many wonderful faces of Kat Sass.  Another fun journey into the many worlds of entertainment. This is a great example of how much success can be gained when you work toward ART not FAME. Sometimes you're fixing costumes by a beluga whale and sometimes you're peeing...with clothes on. True story. Listen now!

Direct download: 24_A_Chatter_of_Fact_-_Kat_Sass.m4a
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 7:17am CDT
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Directing, editing, finding your way up the ladder and- STAR WARS and Empire. (Not "Strikes Back". We're talking about the TV show.) Overall production master Matthew Byori Mann swaps filmmaking stories with Robby and shares his insightful and interesting views and ideas.  From working for a major network to meeting Mr. Miyagi (Pat Morita), this episode has lots of ear candy. Lights, camera, listen! 

Direct download: 23_A_Chatter_of_Fact_-_LIghts_camera_listen.m4a
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 9:24am CDT
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Ever wonder how to get a tune about your favorite sports team noticed? Katie Day talks about getting her Chicago Cubs inspired songs out into the world! She also discusses her inspiring musical journey from Munster, IN to Los Angelos, CA. (With a stint in Nashville in between!) Pull up your ears and give a listen!

Direct download: 22_A_Chatter_of_Fact_-_Take_Me_Out_To_The_Ball_Game.m4a
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 5:20am CDT
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Want to learn how to sing? Learn about voice, life in an Alaskan cabin (we're talking no running water or fridge!) and the beauty and power of opera. Nicole Besa is here to charm and enlighten your day.

Direct download: 21_A_Chatter_of_Fact_-_How_to_sing._and_live.m4a
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 4:01am CDT
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Let's compare blogs and podcasts. This is a fun and interesting exploration into the journey of creative application. (It's also a great "how to" lesson in blogging) Two very different bloggers share their unique stories and reasons for doing what they do.  Allison Felus (Queen of Peaches) and Don Martinez (Until the Race is Run) join Robby and explore how creative juices can flow into text and audio.  BONUS: SOMEBODY on this episode is a psychic. Don't leave when the credits roll! 

Direct download: 20_A_Chatter_of_Fact_-_Blog_vs_Podcast.m4a
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 4:22am CDT
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Everyone's favorite professional dancer and entrepreneur comes back to chat! Fill your earholes with another wonderful round of stories. It's time to discuss movies, broadway, Celine Dion's parties and the strategies needed to land a gig!  Jasmine Ejan returns. Bonus- she has new Blowpaste flavors!

Direct download: 19_A_Chatter_of_Fact_-_Jasmine_Returns.m4a
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 2:58am CDT
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