Booth Reviews: The Young Kieslowski

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The young pregnant teen movie is hardly virgin territory for filmmakers. The film Juno, starring Ellen Page and Michael Cera is the best example.  Even the college romance genre has been summited, as far back as 1977, with First Love, a largely forgettable movie featuring Susan Dey and William Katt, unless you want to see […]

NBA Free Agency and Baseball Talk

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on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal Jeff Rich talks NBA Free Agency and American League and National League Central with us, while John Poulter updates us on the Pan Am Games going on in Toronto this month, as well as his take on the American League East.  Plus, updates on […]

Protect the Home and Garden from Insects and Critters

on Home Improvement USA with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal ….our guests include Mark Cannella of Pro Energy Consultants, who discusses how to avoid cooling and heat loss in your home, Ashton Ritchie from Scotts Lawn Company on insect control in the garden, and Drew McFadden of Xcluder, telling us about his ingenious product that […]

More Chicago Cubs Mid Season Feedback

on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal Mark Grote pre- and post-game host of Cubs baseball on WBBM in Chicago joins us to discuss how the Chicago Cubs are doing at mid-season.  The All-Star break is over and the pennant chase begins in earnest. Mark also tells us which are his […]

Reliving a most memorable Mediterranean cruise

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Looking for a fabulous trip to undertake? With the strong dollar, Europe might be the go to place for the trip of a lifetime. In the pages that follow, you can relive a fabulous 7-day memorable Mediterranean cruise that my wife and I took last summer from Rome to Barcelona, with before and after stops […]

Chicago Cubs Mid Season Report

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on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal ….we are pleased be joined by Mark Gonzales, Chicago Cubs beat reporter for the Chicago Tribune, who gives us a Mid Season report on the Northsiders, as they wrap up a dramatic series with the Cardinals and get ready to host the White Sox […]

Chicago is Sad about Brandon Saad, Happy About WWC

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on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal ….John Poulter joins us to dissect the trade of promising young Blackhawks winger Brandon Saad in a seven player deal with Columbus.  It’s no surprise that money was at the root of the deal.  The cap strapped Hawks had to make a move before […]

Grateful Dead Pay Per View Info

editor’s note:  This info comes to us from the publicist for the PPV providers. THIS WEEKEND: GRATEFUL DEAD’S LIVE “FARE THEE WELL”     THREE-NIGHT PAY-PER-VIEW EVENT Fans Can Get Psyched With a Wealth of Free On Demand Interviews and Behind-the-Scenes Content, Now Playing on Cable Systems Nationwide Each Night’s Concert Performance Will Be Unique and Feature […]

Basements, Lawn Care, and Toilet Flanges

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Home Improvement USA with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal …. John Sipe from leading manufacturer’s representative firm United Marketing Force in Chicago talks roofing and basement waterproofing. Tim Wood, inventor and entrepreneur, introduces us to “Toilet Flange Tile Guide“, featuring a product that makes it easier to tile up to the round toilet flange.  Lastly, long […]

Max Scherzer and the Nats Heat Up

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on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal ….Craig Heist from The Fan in Washington, DC joins us to talk about the surging Washington Nationals and pitcher Max Scherzer who lost a perfect game with two outs in the ninth, yet still tossed a no-hitter.  He has now retired 54 of the […]

Blackhawks, Warriors Win Championships

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on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal ….John Poulter joins us to talk about how the Chicago Blackhawks win a third Stanley Cup Championship in six years, and Jeff Rich dissects the NBA Finals, as Stephen Curry’s Warriors Win the NBA title over LeBron James’ Cavs. We also preview the US […]

Adrian Buckley Wins WSOP Millionaire Maker

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Ever since The aptly named Chris Moneymaker won the World Series of Poker Main Event in 2003, part time and amateur players have been vying with experienced pros to claim some of the richest purses in a the game. The folks that run the most popular poker tournament in the world added some new wrinkles […]

Les Grobstein on Bulls and Bears

on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal ….legendary Chicago sports jock, and long time friend of SRN, joins us to give his take on the Chicago Bulls’ new coach and the Bears prognosis for the 2015 season. When Les gets on a roll, there’s no stopping him. Enjoy the lively discussion. […]

NBA Finals, Stanley Cup Final Games One

on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal …. Steve Kohn, an original cast member of the Bears-Packers Showdown, and former editor of “The Blue Line” joins us along with John Poulter for a discussion of the Stanley Cup Final game one between Chicago and Tampa. Our show includes audio from both […]

Rodent Prevention, Lawn Care, and Remodeling

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on Home Improvement USA with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal ….we are joined by Drew McFadden of XCluder who tells us how to stop rats, mice and other pest from entering the house with his solution to rodent prevention.  Ashton Ritchie from Scotts discusses lawn care, and Art Donnelly from the National Association of the […]