Steve Dale’s Other World is a podcast that reveals what happens behind-the-scenes. This podcast isn’t usually related to pets – I’ve now hosted 14 of these. Subscribe at I-Tunes (just type in Steve Dale in the search engine, and then look for Steve Dale’s Other World podcast and click subscribe. These WGN-Plus podcasts, also found HERE and always free.)
Discussion on topic wide ranging, and often topical:
Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and Republican hopeful Ted Cruz are both talking contested conventions. What are the odds of that? WGN-TV and CLTD political analyst Paul Lisnek and I pull back the curtain on national politics and reveal whats going on in the back room negotiations, that chess game we call politics. Listen HERE.
My interview subject pulls a turtle out of his pocket.
Urban ecologist Steve Sullivan of the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum talks about urban ecology and also climate change. Is it real or not? Is what’s going on with the weather coincidence, or is it really something to be terrified about? Listen HERE.
Chicago radio legends Steve King and Johnnie Putman as you’ve never heard them before. Are these guys as happily married as they seem? And how did legendary musician and innovator Les Paul kind of become Steve’s surrogate father? It’s a story he’s not previously told on the air. They talk about their book “A Little More Les.” Listen HERE.
SPCA Puerto Vallarta is more than your run-of-the-mill animal shelter, it’s a haven for animals south of the border – who can then be adopted by Americans or Canadians. Tourists in Puerto Vallarta can return home with a new best friend, or volunteer for a few hours at the facility. Nicole Martin talks about this amazing place. Listen HERE.
Vets for Pets is an amazing initiative pairing shelter dogs with veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Syndrome. The conversation includes Andrew Hayes of Fifth Third Banks (who makes this program possible), Chicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza, and U.S. War hero Ralph Matson – who gets quite emotional when he speaks of the special in-studio guest; his dog Beef, who he says “saved my life.” Listen HERE.
Have you noticed? Chicago is kind of going through a rough patch at the moment. Chicago Aldermen discuss issues – including positives about what’s happening in our city, all three agree too many negatives and let’s think positive:
. It’s city politics behind-the-scenes. Listen HERE
Whether it’s for business or for your personal life – there’s no way around social media. It’s here and here to stay (and even grow and evolve), according to expert Bill Schroeder of InTouch Practice Communications. Whether for fun or for business we talk about how to implement social for your advantage – what to watch and watch out for. Listen HERE.
What is real Mexican food? From El Mariachi and Mexican Steakhouse, this is hot podcast Chef Alberto Mendez, mixologist Diego Cruz and Tony Estrada, an owner. We talk real Mexican cuisine and also the most important topic ever talked about on any podcast anywhere, the most perfect margarita. Listen HERE.
Lucille Ball is arguably the most endearing and enduring TV personality EVER. There’s a movie scheduled to come out about her life with Desi in 2018. However, I can tell you what Lucy was really like, since I knew her. Even better, her longtime secretary Wanda Clark who knew her very well, of course. We dish Lucy, offer anecdotes about what she was truly like as a person. Listen HERE.