A Chatter Of Fact
Conversations over coffee (and Irish cream) with actors, singers, directors, writers and many other types of entertaining and engaging people. You’ll be enlightened, amused, inspired, intrigued, or at the very least...temporarily distracted.

Building your perfect event takes patience, know how and an ability to "herd the cats". Enjoy Megan Estrada as she shares the perfect plan along with a grand life/career story. From surviving 9/11 to forging her own life's path to dealing with the effects of a COVID induced shutdown, this episode has it all!

Direct download: EP55_Your_Perfect_Event.mp3
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 6:49am CST

Diversify! Kenny Braasch has ventured into booking, modeling, television and marketing. He's figured out how to be successful behind the scenes and in front of the camera. Listen to this self made Southsider discuss capturing success on the Chicagoland scene and beyond.

Direct download: EP54_Kenny.mp3
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 5:22am CST

Great perspective! Great voice! Listen to this master class on leading a band (amusing stories included), building a voiceover career and finding your place in life. Domingo Castillo not only has a great story to tell, but a GREAT voice to tell it with. Enjoy!

Direct download: EP_53_Domingo.mp3
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 3:56am CST

A colorful and varied story of a true musical crusader. Tom Lounges is a classic, almost storybook character who's tale is filled with hard work and passion. Sit back and enjoy as we explore the life of a music lover who delved into so much including record store ownership, promotion, radio hosting and music journalism. (Just to name a few) Big or small, this man has interviewed EVERYONE! (Prince being my favorite name drop) Put this in your ears and thank me later!

Direct download: EP_52_Lounges.mp3
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 5:38am CST

Every singer needs to hear this episode! One of the finest vocalists on the planet (Claude McKnight of Take 6) shares his awe inspiring insights and stories. This one is a gift for the ears!

Direct download: EP51_Claude_McKnight.mp3
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 3:48am CST

Celebrating Episode 50 with Jim Creeggan of the Barenaked Ladies! Featuring origin stories, band philosophies, doo wop songs, The Persuasions and Punjabi chili. Creeggan's intelligent, insightful and hilarious personality shines in this awesome chat.

Direct download: EP50_Barenaked_Ladies_and_Beyond_.mp3
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 8:04am CST

A true and inspiring tale of building success from the ground up! Take notes as David Calzaretta (Maggie Speaks, Magnificent Events) shares valuable industry tips and entertaining origin stories.

Direct download: EP_49_Build_Your_Own_Empire.mp3
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 6:08am CST

A special treat for you Chicago listeners! The lovely and talented Melissa McGurren (THE MIX- 101.9FM) graces your ears with her story of major media success. From radio to TV and Tom Hanks to Matt Damon, this episode has it all. Strap in for a helicopter ride of a chat!

*Follow Melissa on Instagram- @melissamcgurren

Direct download: EP_48_Melissa_McGurren.mp3
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 5:56am CST

Using all that you are to succeed- Cover Girls Violin show owner/operator and performer Jen Lowe tells her tale of creating an incredibly successful business built around her very unique talents and passions. It's a fun tale that ends up on stage with the iconic band Chicago among other places. Listen, learn and enjoy!

Direct download: EP_47_Jen.mp3
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 12:37am CST