Novelist Jo Nesbo is a rock star in his native Norway and the author of a critically acclaimed series of crime novels featuring detective Harry Hole. His work has been compared to fellow Norwegian Stieg Larson, though Nesbo has been at it much longer. He talked with Steve Bertrand on Books on the same day his band was releasing its latest album.
Steve and Johnnie welcome world-renowned harmonicist Howard Levy into the Allstate Showcase Studio to play some of his best hits, and to talk about his upcoming performances. For more information on Levy visit levyland.com
Steve King, Howard Levy, and Johnnie Putman in the WGN Radio studios.
Dan Hampton chats with Steve and Johnnie about the Bears game this Sunday, and gives his prediction.
Dan Hampton played 12 seasons for the Bears and finished his career ranked third on the Bears all-time list for sacks with 82. He made four Pro Bowl teams and was named defensive MVP in 1982. He elected to the Hall of Fame in 2002. (Tribune archive photo by Charles Cherney)
In the third hour of the show Steve and Johnnie preview First Night Evanston, an event featuring live music, ice sculptures, and food trucks! They also chat with Dan Hampton about the Bears big game against the Packers this Sunday.
Johnnie Putnam live in the Allstate Showcase Studio.
In the second hour of the Steve and Johnnie chat with Yahoo! TV critic Kim Potts about some of the best and worst TV shows from 2013. And take a look at ChicagoCabbieCalendar.com, a website featuring shots from this years cabbie calendar.
Steve and Johnnie in the Tribune Tower lobby. (WGN Radio)