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PODCAST #324 of The Michael Koolidge Show


November 14th, 2014. The one and only MARK STEYN on his new book "The Undocumented" as well as what the mid-term results mean; REBECCA BERG from the Washington Examiner tallying the (almost) final numbers from the historic Republican drubbing of Democrats in the mid-terms; CHRIS DEATON from Red Alert Politics about how Millennials are slowly trending toward to the right; and TMKS goes over two massive issues our country is about to tackle: the fallout from the presidents executive action on illegal immigration, and the likely unraveling of Obamacare next Spring following a major Supreme Court decision...and yes, "the Gruber Tapes" ~ Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #323 of The Michael Koolidge Show


69.1 MB. October 31st, 2014. TMKS gives out free Starbucks to anyone who signs up for Reacht and joins the "Koolidge" group; Candidate for Illinois Governor BRUCE RAUNER; The Washington Examiner's REBECCA BERG returns from a week in Alaska covering the very tight U.S. Senate race there; Congressman ADAM KINZINGER on Ebola and his shot at Sen. Rand Paul on ABC's This Week; Serial provocateur JASON MATTERA has new book "Crapitalism"; and SCOTT GRAMS puts the baseball season to bed, welcome Derrick Rose back to the NBA and takes his kids out for Halloween in cheap costumes ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #322 of The Michael Koolidge Show


63.9 MB. October 17th, 2014. Former U.S. Vice Presidential candidate PAUL RYAN returns to TMKS to talk about his new book "The Way Forward" as well as what was going through his mind during that crazy Joe Biden V.P. debate of 2012; STEVE FUTTERMAN of CBS News in Dallas on the second Ebola patient who contracted the disease from patient number zero; What an anti-drug commercial from the '80s has to do with to a peculiar trait of many Obama administration officials; ASHLEY DOBSON from Red Alert Politics in D.C. on the latest in the U.S. Senate campaigns nationwide; SCOTT GRAMS and 10KJUAN CIFRIAN on the 2014 World Series as well as a royal screw-up by Deadspin as they try (and fail) to break a political scandal; and the strangest thing occurred during a Florida gubernatorial debate ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #321 of The Michael Koolidge Show


55.8 MB. September 26th, 2014. BILL COSBY (yes THE Bill Cosby) returns to TMKS to talk about his love for the Philadelphia Eagles as well as how he decides what bits are good enough for his stage show these days; SCOTT GRAMS and TMKS discuss Derek Jeter's amazing walk off performance at his final game at Yankee Stadium; SAM JEAGER a.k.a "Joel" from NBC's Parenthood on the show's final season; and the Washington Examiner's REBECCA BERG on the state of the hot U.S. Senate races, as well as the early bubbling presidential campaigns in Iowa ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #320-B of The Michael Koolidge Show


20.6 MB. September 5th, 2014. Comedian JON LOVITZ discusses his Saturday Night Live career as well as his recent sharp comments about self reliance, President Obama and the demonization of success; also remembering Joan Rivers ~ Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #320-A of The Michael Koolidge Show


63.6 MB. September 5th, 2014. DAVID FROM from AFP-Illinois at the Defending the American Dream Summit in Dallas, TX; TMKS gets some luggage stolen on the way back from the Dallas-Ft. Worth Airport; GUY BENSON from Townhall and Hot Air on the rudderless Obama foreign policy; Texas DR. MELISSA CLOUTHIER on the possible Ted Cruz and Rick Perry upcoming double-Texas presidential campaigns; ARTHUR C. BROOKS from the American Enterprise Institute talks about 'conservative social justice'; also RedAlert's ASHLEY DOBSON (also a Texan) joins us from D.C. to discuss another broken promise about Obamacare ~ Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #319 of The Michael Koolidge Show


63.3 MB. August 15th, 2014. Community activist JAMES O'KEEFE crosses the southern U.S. border dressed as a terrorist and gets stopped by no one; BRENDAN BORDELON from The Daily Caller on the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and the ensuing aftermath; Former 60's radical DAVID HOROWITZ has a new book out called "Take No Prisoners"; MICHAEL PULLIN makes the greatest catch a fan has ever made of a home run at Wrigley Field, and he happens to live in the same town as TMKS; and remembering Robin Williams ~ Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #318 of The Michael Koolidge Show - "WEIRD AL" YANKOVIC


50.6 MB. July 22nd, 2014. "WEIRD AL" YANKOVIC returns to TMKS to talk about his 14th (and final?) studio album "Mandatory Fun" and his unprecedented 8 videos in 8 days; PHILIP KLEIN from the Washington Examiner on why it's wrong to jump to conclusions about death tolls in the latest Hamas and Isreali conflict in Gaza; what IT professionals are saying about the IRS's sloppy and incompetent data management program (or lack thereof); and a case for why "Weird Al" Yankovic has had the longest continuous American pop culture impact of anyone, ever ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #317 of The Michael Koolidge Show - "Faith Alliance and Westminster Presbyterian Church Youth Mission Trip 2014 - Kenosha, WI"


39.2 MB. July 8th, 2014. On the road with leaders and youth from Faith Alliance (New Bremen, OH) and Westminster Presbyterian Church (DeKalb, IL) for their annual youth mission trip, this year in Racine and Kenosha, Wisconsin. This year's trip was put together by the great organization Group Mission Trips (groupmissiontrips.com).

PODCAST #316 of The Michael Koolidge Show


68.9 June 18th, 2014. SUSAN CRABTREE, White House correspondent for the Washington Examiner on the latest in Iraq; 10KJUAN CIFRIAN is the official and exclusive TMKS correspondent on the ground in São Paulo Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup; TMKS reads five reasons why Hillary Clinton might not run for president according to RealClearPolitics's Tom Bevan; BRIAN RIEDER from Sam's Mini Army explains why the Team USA victory over Ghana in their first 2014 World Cup group match was so important; GOP candidate for Illinois Governor BRUCE RAUNER visits the Michael Koolidge Show studios in person; and former Second Lady of the United States LYNNE CHENEY on her new book "James Madison: A Life Reconsidered" ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #315-A of The Michael Koolidge Show


50.1 June 6th, 2014. JAKE TAPPER returns to TMKS and scoops the rest of the media on many aspects of the Bowe Bergdahl saga; BRENDAN BORDELON from The Daily Caller on how the media is covering the Bergdahl story; TMKS dissects the phrase "we leave no one behind regardless of the circumstances" uttered by President Obama and others; a great compilation from the Washington Free Beacon of MSNBC's Chris Mathews actually making a lot of sense; and MOLLIE HEMMINGWAY from The Federalist on 9 unanswered questions about Bowe Berghdahl that need answers ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #315-B of The Michael Koolidge Show


43.9 June 6th, 2014. Parts 2 and 3 of MOLLIE HEMMINGWAY from The Federalist on the most important unanswered questions about the Bowe Bergdahl saga; JAMES TARANTO on both the policy and political likelihood of a full-undoing of Obamacare in the coming years; and former U.S. Senator and presidential candidate RICK SANTORUM on his new book "Blue Collar Conservatives" ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #314 of The Michael Koolidge Show


63.9 May 23rd, 2014. ADAM COROLLA returns to the show to talk about his new book "President Me"; Congressman ADAM KINZINGER (R-IL) on the VA scandal; LIZ HARRINGTON from the Washington Free Beacon on numerous examples of millions of dollars of unaccounted for federal tax dollars; RACHEL CRUZE on her new book with her father Dave Ramsey, "Smart Money, Smart Kids"; and the one and only Dr. BEN CARSON talks about his upbringing, politician concussions, and his new book "One Nation - What We Can All Do To Save America's Future" ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #313 of The Michael Koolidge Show


64.5 May 16th, 2014. DAVE COULIER, yes "Joey Gladstone" from ABC's Full House; a great clip of Margaret Thatcher from 1990 about "income inequality"; LT. COL ALLEN WEST on his new book "Guardian of the Republic: An American Ronin's Journey to Faith, Family and Freedom"; KELSEY OSTERMAN from Red Alert Politics on Jon Stewart's take down of Harry Reid's obsession with the Koch brothers; and SCOTT GRAMS and TMKS debate the Michael Sam kissing and caking story in light of the new Oprah Winfrey reality show news ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #312 of The Michael Koolidge Show


70.2 May 2nd, 2014. ADAM FERRARA from the History Channel's Top Gear USA, Showtime's Nurse Jackie and FX's Rescue Me; Naked DC's EMILY ZANOTTI on the new Star Wars Episode 7 cast; HARRIS FAULKNER from FNC's new daytime show "Outnumbered"; Author of the new book "Finding Mr. Righteous" LISA DE PASQUALE; Documentary filmmaker PHELIM MCALEER needs your help for his next project about the worst serial killer in American history, Kermit Gosnell; and BOB POPPER from Judicial Watch on the the political fraud being perpetuated around the issue of voter fraud, as well as Judicial Watch's role in the discovery of the smoking gun Ben Rhodes Benghazi e-mail ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #311 of The Michael Koolidge Show


65.2 MB. April 18th, 2014. The one and only GEORGE WILL talks about his new book "A Nice Little Place on the North Side (Wrigley Field)" and why he's no longer on ABC's This Week; Professor P.S. Ruckman discusses "trigger warnings" in academia; Lt. Col. OLIVER NORTH (USMC) on the new FX show "The Americans" as well as the state of our national defense; and MATT KIBBE from Freedomworks talks about his book "Don't Hurt People and Don't Take Their Stuff" ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #310 of The Michael Koolidge Show - MAD MEN's Stephanie Drake


Actress STEPHANIE DRAKE who plays "Meredith" on AMC's MAD MEN discusses what it was like getting cast on the coolest show on television and tells a funny story about her first day on the set ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #309 of The Michael Koolidge Show


67.2 MB. April 4th, 2014. Actor SAMUEL ROUKIN who plays "Simco" on AMC's new drama TURN; LISA MILLER from WFAE-FM on the saga of the now-indicted mayor of Charlotte, NC Patrick Cannon; FRANCESCA CHAMBERS from Red Alert Politics on the political future of Millennials; a new ridiculous college campus trend called "trigger warnings"; CHRIS WALKER from 2ndvote.com on how you can patronize businesses that are more in line with to your political beliefs, be them left, right or miscellaneous; and BEN YOUNT from Illinois Watchdog discussing the results of the 2014 Illinois primary and how the general election battle might garner some national attention... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #308 of The Michael Koolidge Show - CPAC 2014 Broadcasts from Washington, D.C.


68.8 MB. March 12, 2014. From radio row at CPAC 2014 in Washington, D.C ~ DINESH D'SOUZA on the follow up to his blockbuster 2016 documentary "America - The Movie"; AL MADRIGAL (not at CPAC) from NBC's "About a Boy" and Comedy Central's The Daily Show; FRANCESCA CHAMBERS and KELSEY OSTERMAN from RedAlertPolitics; SHARON DAY from the Republican National Committee; ANDREW LANGER from the Institute for Liberty; New York Times best-selling author RICHARD MINITER on his new book "Eyes On Target"; KATE BREWSTER ZICKEL on what CPAC is really all about; Former U.S. Sen. JIM DEMINT from the Heritage Foundation on his book "Falling In Love With America Again"; plus why the biggest problem with President Obama's appearance on FunnyOrDie's Between Two Ferns had nothing to do with Obama or politics at all ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #307 of The Michael Koolidge Show


65.6 MB. February 28, 2014. The one and only LOU DOBBS on his new book "Upheaval"; LIZ HERNANDEZ from Access Hollywood covering The Oscars; JONATHAN ALLEN and AMIE PARNES on their new book "HRC" (It's about Hillary Clinton); Army veteran and health care entrepreneur DOUG TRUAX is running for U.S. Senate in Illinois; TMKS comments on the Arizona religious liberty - gay wedding cake law and causes quite a stir among listeners; and remembering Illinoisan Harold Ramis (R.I.P.) ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #306 of The Michael Koolidge Show


69.3 MB. February 15, 2014. Candidate for Illinois governor BRUCE RAUNER during the most eventful week of the gubernatorial race; REP. ADAM KINZINGER on the now-passed Farm Bill as well as what's becoming an imperial presidency; Illinois Treasurer DAN RUTHERFORD on the most recent allegations against him and how it will affect his run for governor; COLLIN CORBETT from Illinois Review and Cor Strategies on whether particularly tough primaries generally help or hurt candidates in the general election; and JENNIFER DOVERSPIKE from The Federalist on the emergence and perhaps overuse of the term "slut shaming"... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #305 of The Michael Koolidge Show


69.4 MB. January 31, 2014. 10KJUAN and SCOTT GRAMS preview Super Bowl XLVIII; Congressman RANDY HULTGREN (R, IL-14) after the 2014 State of the Union Address; FRANCESCA CHAMBERS from Red Alert Politics on the embellishments and lies of the Wendy Davis story; DOROTHY KITCHENS and her family experience firsthand ice storm that shut down Atlanta; and TMKS has a very close call with meeting his maker, again ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #304 of The Michael Koolidge Show


67.4 MB. January 17, 2014. HUGH HEWITT talks about his new book "The Happiest Life" and the art of the interview; Obamacare is skewered on Jimmy Kimmel Live; author and former Illinois state senator MARK Q. RHOADS explains why "inequality" is a phony issue; the Oscar nominations are announced; U.S. Senator RON JOHNSON of Wisconsin (R) explains why he's suing the government over Obamacare; 10KJUAN and SCOTT GRAMS make their Super Bowl predictions, as well as debate who is the greatest QB of all time; and MELISSA QUINN from Red Alert Politics on a modest proposal from the brilliant political philosophers at Rolling Stone Magazine ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #303 of The Michael Koolidge Show


61.6 MB. December 13, 2013. GOV. SCOTT WALKER of Wisconsin talks about his book "Unintimidated"; BEN FOLDS of Ben Folds Five fame is a judge of NBC's The Sing-Off; DAVID FROM from AFP - Illinois on the budget deal in Washington; SHOSHANA WEISSMAN from Red Alert Politics on Obamacare losing America's Youth; JAMES O'KEEFE exposes Obamacare navigator shenanigans in Texas; and comedian RORY ALBANESE, former Executive Producer of Comedy Central's The Daily Show ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #302 of The Michael Koolidge Show


62.2 MB. November 22nd, 2013. GILBERT GOTTFRIED on where he thinks the "edge" is in comedy; conservative icon CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER on his new book and what particular punctuation mark he has disdain for; FRANCESCA CHAMBERS from Red Alert Politics on even more Obamacare snafus; R. LEE ERMEY "The Gunny" from Full Metal Jacket on his new book "Gunny's Rules"; and DAVID NORMAN right after the devastating tornadoes in Washington, Illinois ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #301 of The Michael Koolidge Show


69.3 MB. November 8th, 2013. ARTIE LANGE on his new book "Crash and Burn"; CHRIS TOBE of "Kentucky Friend Pensions"; SCOTT GRAMS and 10KJUAN CIFRIAN on the Richard Incognito saga in Miami; KELSEY OSTERMAN from Red Alert Politics on the three biggest transgressions of the Obamacare rollout; and NEWT and COLLISTA GINGRICH come to the area to promote their two new books, "Breakout" and "Yankee Doodle Dandy" ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #300-B of The Michael Koolidge Show


40.8 MB. October 25th, 2013. FRANCESCA CHAMBERS from Red Alert Politics on the Kathleen Sebilius imbroglio, as well as the Top 5 excuses made about the ACA rollout fiasco; ADAM DEVINE from Comedy Central's Workaholics and Adam Devine's House Party; SCOTT GRAMS and 10KJUAN figure out the limits of Ylvis's "What Does The Fox Say?" virality, as well as the World Series; and TMKS gets picked to be on a real jury ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #300-A of The Michael Koolidge Show


61.9 MB. October 25th, 2013. BILL MCMORRIS from the Washington Free Beacon in D.C. right after the 18-percent-of-the-federal-government-shutdown; audio from Comedy Central's The Daily Show again hammering the disastrous Obamacare rollout; DAVID FROM on the AFP Foundation's "Restore Illinois Summit" on November 2nd in Rosemont, IL; clips from a very odd NBC national news story about families affected by the less-than two-week "government shutdown"; COLLIN CORBETT from Illinois Review on the current state of politics in the Land o' Lincoln; and Townhall's GUY BENSON about the very likely delay of the Obamcare deadlines ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #299 of The Michael Koolidge Show


42.1 MB. October 11th, 2013. "WEIRD AL" YANKOVIC returns to the show to tell us what he thought of the Breaking Bad finale, as well as how he chooses the set list when he's on tour; TERESA MULL from Human Events lists five things that she thinks need to go away NOW; and KELSEY OSTERMAN from Red Alert Politics on the Washington partial-shutdown, and the fact that Jon Stewart seems to be the only media personality who actually asks tough questions to Obama administration officials these days ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #298-B Special Chicagoland Skydiving Center "Jump With Mike" podcast of The Michael Koolidge Show


16.6 MB. September 2013 - Special "Jump With Mike Day" full podcast from the Chicagoland Skydiving Center in Rochelle, IL ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #298 of The Michael Koolidge Show


68.7 MB. September 27th, 2013. ADAM CAROLLA returns to talk about Mangria, his new film, and his aversion to the movie "Little Miss Sunshine"; BEN YOUNT of Illinois Watchdog on his regular-radio-show-hosting debut; Comedy Central's KEY AND PEELE on how they met, plus their response to criticism that they're too soft on President Obama; BILL BRADY returns to talk about his run for Illinois governor; Editor-In-Chief of Red Alert Politics FRANCESCA CHAMBERS on the Sen. Ted Cruz filibuster and the air-soft gun school suspension controversy involving two 13-year old kids in Virginia; and STEVE LONEGAN is running for U.S. Senate in New Jersey against Corey Booker ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #297 of The Michael Koolidge Show


69.5 MB. September 13th, 2013. Analyzing President Obama's national address about Syria; BEN YOUNT from Illinois Watchdog on the $700,000 new copper doors being installed in Springfield as Illinois drowns in billions of dollars of debt; SHANE THEISS of the "Bamzonis" has an entry in the 2013 Red Bull Flugtag competition in Chicago; Congressman ADAM KINZINGER (R-IL) explains why he would still vote for a military attack on Syria; TMKS jumps out of a perfectly good airplane for a second and third time at the Chicagoland Skydiving Center in Rochelle, IL with a microphone taped to his chest; 10KJUAN CIFRIAN of Time Out Sao Paulo joins the show again for another season of NFL action; DAVID HALE is primarying Republican Adam Kinzinger in Illinois's 16th congressional district; and a surprising poll about what Americans think about the debt ceiling ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #296-A of The Michael Koolidge Show - Author Mark Q. Rhoads


25.5 MB. August 30th, 2013. Author Mark Q. Rhoads on his book "Land of Lincoln - Thy Wonderous Story" ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #296 of The Michael Koolidge Show


54.7 MB. August 30th, 2013. "LUCKY and LOUIE" LARSON, the $500,000 winners of NBC's Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls (and local Illinoisans to boot!); RIHANNA TEIXEIRA pens an open letter to Miley Cyrus on her blog and it goes viral; newly married FRANCESCA CHAMBERS from Red Alert politics on some student loan myths, plus the most liberal and conservative colleges in the USA; and DR. JAY UDANI on whether or not taking fish oil capsules is bad for you ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #295 of The Michael Koolidge Show


59.6 MB. August 9th, 2013. AL MADRIGAL from The Daily Show; KIRK DILLARD (R) for Illinois governor; BECKY JOHNS from Chicagoland Skydiving Center on a Special "Jump with Mike" day at CSC; BILL BRADY (R) for Illinois governor; best-selling author BRAD THOR; and who's got the early lead in the 2016 GOP presidential race ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #294 of The Michael Koolidge Show


66.5 MB. July 12, 2013. National Review editor RICH LOWRY talks about his new book "Lincoln Unbound"; DR. MELISSA CLOUTHIER on the abortion fight in Texas; KATIE LAPOTIN from Red Alert Politics talks about eight subjects that all current and future politicos should educate themselves on; SCOTT GRAMS on Justin Beiber's numerous faux pas in the Chicago Blackhawks' lockerroom; Congressman RANDY HULTGREN (R, IL-14) on the status of the immigration bill in the the House; and a new poll out (already!) on a Christie vs. Hillary 2016 presidential matchup ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #293 of The Michael Koolidge Show - WEIRD AL YANKOVIC


16.9 MB. June 28th, 2013. WEIRD AL YANKOVIC -- the one and only -- on his new children's book "My New Teacher and Me!" plus stories from his amazing career... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #292 of The Michael Koolidge Show - MAD MEN's Kevin Rahm


16.6 MB. June 14th, 2013. Actor KEVIN RAHM who plays "Ted Caough" on AMC's MAD MEN discusses his career before getting cast on the greatest show on television, how Ted has significantly affected the crucial Don and Peggy dynamic, and which actor is unlike his character the most ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #291 of The Michael Koolidge Show


55.3 MB. May 31st, 2013. Boston University's MITCHELL ZUCKOFF returns to talk about his new book 'Frozen In Time'; VINCE COGLIANESE from the Daily Caller on the inexplicable congressional testimony of former IRS director Douglass Schulman; TMKS wonders how an Illinois pensioner can accumulate $400,000 in one year, without working a single day; SCOTT GRAMS celebrates the Chicago Blackhawks amazing overtime Game 7 victory over the Detroit Redwings and previews the NHL Western Conference finals against the L.A. Kings, and we admonish a caller who does something you're really not supposed to do as a radio listener ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #290 of The Michael Koolidge Show


65.3 MB. May 17th, 2013. FRANCESCA CHAMBERS from Redalertpolitics.com on the cascade of Obama administration scandals; MARILU HENNER from Taxi and Celebrity Apprentice; CHRIS HANSON from Dateline NBC asks you to take a seat, right over there; SCOTT GRAMS puts the overperforming Chicago Bulls season to bed; BRUCE RAUNER joins TMKS for the first time to talk about his very probable run for governor of Illinois; and TMKS wonders if the current Obama scandal(s) right now will actually become worse than Watergate ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #289 of The Michael Koolidge Show


55.1 MB. May 3rd, 2013. ALEXIS LEVINSON from The Daily Caller on the newest developments in the Benghazi terrorist attack investigation; TMKS crunches the numbers from the not-so-good jobs report from Friday; ALISON SWEENEY from The Biggest Loser and Days Of Our Lives; KEITH MORRISON from Dateline NBC; RICHARD CODY JANES sculpts two amazing statues saluting our modern veterans; and the one and only TABATHA COFFEY from Tabith Takes Over on Bravo ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #288 of The Michael Koolidge Show


68.3 MB. April 19th, 2013. GARY BERNTSEN, a 24-year veteran of the CIA and counter-terrorism expert on the Chechnyan Islamist terrorist bombers in Boston and what might have motivated their attack; GARRETT QUINN on the scene immediately after the attack in Boston; Analyzing the most egregious, slanted and devoid-of-facts reporting on the bombing; EVA LONGORIA (what?)...yes, EVA LONGORIA on her new show on NBC, "Ready for Love"; FRANCESCA CHAMBERS from Redalertpolitics.com on some of the non-terrorism stories of the week from Washington, D.C.; Navy Lieutenant ANN JEFFERSON wraps up eight months in Afghanistan as a "sand sailor"; and TMKS welcomes its 10th radio station, 1340 WJOL in Joliet...Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #287 of The Michael Koolidge Show


62.9 MB. April 3rd, 2013. JAKE TAPPER on his new book and his new show on CNN, "The Lead"; JOSH GAD from 1600 Penn on NBC (and The Book of Mormon) ; FRANCESCA CHAMBERS from Redalertpoltics.com on the Google Chavez Easter kerfuffle, as well as the odd definition of racism that came out of the mouth of Chris Matthews; PAUL MCKINLEY, the Republican running in the special election to fill the former seat held by Jessie Jackson Jr. (IL-2) returns to the show; and BEN YOUNT from Illinois Watchdog on yet another boondoggle from our federal goverment, this time in the form of "high-speed" rail ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #286 of The Michael Koolidge Show - CPAC 2013 Broadcasts from Washington, D.C. - PART TWO


66.2 MB. March 22nd, 2013. From radio row at CPAC 2013 in Washington, D.C ~ DR. MELISSA CLOUTHIER talks about the mistakes of THE 2012 election; Congressional candidate PAUL MCKINLEY (R-IL) wants to replace Jessie Jackson Jr. in a South Side Chicago district; SABRINA SCHAEFFER from the Independant Women Forum on the culture of alarmism; Former Illinois gubernatorial candidate ADAM ANDRZEJEWSKI on a really clever new phone application that targets goverment waste; Community organizer and provacateur JAMES OKEEFE on what is up his sleeve these days; SCOTT GRAMS laments both his NCAA busted brackets and the departure of Chicago Bears icon Brian Urlacher, and STEVE LITTERAL from Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum and Gardens in Rockford, IL ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #285 of The Michael Koolidge Show - CPAC 2013 Broadcasts from Washington, D.C. - PART ONE


56.3 MB. March 15th, 2013. Former U.S. Speaker NEWT GINGRICH kicks off the TMKS broadcasts from Washington, D.C. for CPAC 2013; EVAN SAYET on right-of-center entertainment in Hollywood; GAYLE TROTTER from the Independent Womens Forum on the right to choose self protection; ANDREW LANGER wants event tickets (for anything) to be sold on the open market with no restrictions; ERIK TELFORD from the Franklin Center on citizen journalism; and TMKS listeners get to know U.S. Army MAJ JEFF HILT as he serves his country in Afghanistan ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #284 of The Michael Koolidge Show: "MLB SPRING TRAINING 2013 - Team USA and the Chicago WHITE SOX"


57.1 MB. March 8th, 2013. TMKS hits the road for the 5th straight year to cover MLB Spring Training in Arizona, with an emphasis this year on Team USA in the 2013 World Baseball Classic ... White Sox captain PAUL KONERKO on the Sox chances in the 2013 season; U.S. Air Force TSgt and Yankee fan ROSA GONZOLEZ on the ground in Kabul, Afghanistan; White Sox hurler JOHN DANKS and Sox second baseman GORDON BECKHAM in the clubhouse; 2011 MVP and World Baseball Classic outfielder RYAN BRAUN of the Brewers on the different styles of play between countries; New York Met DAVID WRIGHT at his second WBC tournament; and manager of Team USA and four-time World Series champion JOE TORRE on why instant replay should always remain limited in baseball ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #283 of The Michael Koolidge Show


54.5 MB. February 15th, 2013. Father JONATHAN MORRIS on the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI; Author of "Taps on the Walls -- Poems from the Hanoi Hilton" Maj. GEN, USAF (Ret.) JOHN BORLING; Congressman ADAM KINZINGER (R-IL) on the State of the Union; BRIAN COSTIN from The Illinois Policy Institute on the sentencing of Dixon comptroller-slash-thief Rita Crundwell, and how to stop future Ritas; Author of "Mark My Words" DR. MARK EVANS on conserving our culture through conversation; and Army SSG LYNNE LANTIN on the ground in Afghanistan ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #282 of The Michael Koolidge Show - Special FRACKNATION podcast


22.3 MB. January 25th, 2013. Filmmaker PHELIM MCALEER exposes the truth about fracking in his new documentary FrackNation ... Subscribe to The Michael Koolidge Show podcast at http://koolidge.com/podcasting

PODCAST #281 of The Michael Koolidge Show


66.1 MB. January 18th, 2013. Congressman ADAM KINZINGER (R-IL) voted FOR the fiscal cliff deal and explains why; President Obama does possibly the most shameful thing of his entire presidency; 10KJuan Cifrian in Sao Paulo, Brazil on the Manti T eo girlfriend hoax; SCOTT GRAMS on the new Bears headcoach, Lance Armstrong, Manti T eo, and his Super Bowl participant prediction; BEN YOUNT from Illinois Watchdog on the single most expensive governement expenditure in Illinois; and Navy LT GRACE RODDEN on the ground in Afghanistan ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #280 of The Michael Koolidge Show


55.2 MB. January 5th, 2013. Congressman RANDY HULTGREN (R-IL) voted against the fiscal cliff deal and explains why; comedian CARLOS MENCIA talks about the role of comedy after a terrible national tragedy; TMKS comments on the last-minute pork thrown into the Hurrican Sandy relief bill, as well as the opposing reactions from Chris Christie and Mike Bloomberg about it; and BEN YOUNT from Illinois Watchdog on the fiscal cliff deal aftermath ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #279 of The Michael Koolidge Show


65.5 MB. December 14th, 2012. RYAN EKVALL from Watchdog.org reports on the right-to-work law and union protests in Michigan; Congressman ADAM KINZINGER (R-IL) on the precipice of the fiscal cliff; the one-and-only RACHEL RAY on her new book "My Year In Meals"; retired-Chicago Cub KERRY WOOD on his charity work and his rarer-than-a-perfect-game pitching accomplishment; discussing the idea that Washington Redskins star QB Robert Griffen III is not black enough (according to an ESPN analyst); and Chicago Alderman HOWARD T. BROOKINS on the repeal of the concealed carry gun ban law in Illinois ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #278 of The Michael Koolidge Show


65.6 MB. November 30th, 2012. What NOT to get kids this Christmas according to BABY SIDEBURNS, a.k.a. Karen Alpert; the Susan Rice controversey and how it might relate to the fiscal cliff; SFC JOSHUA CONDE celebrates Thanksgiving in Afghanistan; and SCOTT GRAMS and TMKS bat around the topic of race relations in 2012 ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #277 of The Michael Koolidge Show


63.5 MB. November 16th, 2012. Analyzing the first presidential press conference in the better part of a year; U.S. Army 1LT COLE PRICE on the ground in Kabul, Afghanistan; Washington columnist DIANA WEST on the very serious side of the Benghazi debacle; CAROLINE MAY from The Daily Caller on sexy side of it; and TMKS offers yet another diagnosis of the election results, as well as what we think the Right does now ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #276 of The Michael Koolidge Show


68.1 MB. November 3rd, 2012. JEN CLAYTON deals with Hurricane Sandy at the Jersey Shore; listeners MICHELLE and RICHARD call in after spotting someone very famous at a small local airport; TMKS gets frustrated as the media ignores the biggest presidential cover-up since Watergate; SUSAN REYNOLDS experiences her second devastating hurricane in eight years in two different states (FL and NJ) and offers tips for those at the Jersey Shore; and politico BILL VERNON talks about how Mitt Romney performed as Governor of Massachusetts, as well as the state of the Scott Brown - Elizabeth Warren U.S. Senate race there ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #275_B The Michael Koolidge Show


50.5 MB. October 18th, 2012. ADAM COROLLA on his rise from pauper to podcaster (#1 in the world), as well as his thoughts on politics; President and founder of the Franklin Center JASON STVERAK pre-views the second 2012 Presidential debate; and DAVID HONG from Cracked.com on how your brain tricks you into keeping your bad habits ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #275_A The Michael Koolidge Show


46.5 MB. October 18th, 2012. SNL alum DANA CARVEY on imitating presidential candidates during election season (last segment); Dissecting the most talked-about moments of the second 2012 presidential debate; and putting these debates in historical perspective with historian DAVID PIETRUSZA ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #274 The Michael Koolidge Show


65.4 MB. October 5th, 2012. Congressman BOBBY SCHILLING (R-IL) reacts to the drubbing of President Obama in Debate #1, as well as the new Thomson prison situation; 10KJuan Cifrian on Week 5 NFL action; MICHAEL REAGAN on what it is like being the son of the 40th President of the United States; a disturbingly insincere Barack Obama video surfaces; and reactions to the first of the three 2012 presidential debates between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #273_A The Michael Koolidge Show


56.4 MB. September 21st, 2012. RICHARD MINITER on his new best-seller Leading From Behind: The Reluctant President and the Advisers Who Decide for Him; JEREMY SEGAL a.k.a. the REBEL PUNDIT with audio from the Chicago Teachers Union strike in downtown Chicago; MALLORY FACTOR writes a book called Shadowbosses: Government Unions Control America and Rob Taxpayers Blind; and TMKS re-caps both conventions with a little more hindsight, including the most under-covered issue from Charlotte ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #273_B The Michael Koolidge Show


52.3 MB. September 21st, 2012. DINESH D SOUZA on his hugely successful political documentary 2016; EMILY ZANOTTI from Naked DC on the supposedly shocking Mitt Romney video; CW2 Warrant Officer DALE UPSHAW on the ground in Afghanistan needs your spare parts for the Ford Rangers over there (no joke); comedian, actor and author RICHARD BELZER on his new book Dead Wrong; and TMKS adds 970 AM WMAY in Springfield, Illinois as its newest affiliate ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #272-DNC2012 of The Michael Koolidge Show


67.8 MB. September 8th, 2012. ***DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION 2012 from Charlotte, NC*** Actor TIM DALY and actress CAROL KANE discuss why they believe the government should help fund the arts, as well as their roles on Wings, Taxi and The Princess Bride; Uber-liberal Congresswoman JAN SCHAKOWSKY (D-IL) on why she thinks Obama should be re-elected; JON MODICA from Nutmeg Education on a clever way to help teachers become better at their jobs; JOAN KOOLIDGE talks about her impression of Charlotte, NC; TMKS compares and contrasts the speeches of MICHELE OBAMA and ANN ROMNEY; Illinois Secretary of State JESSIE WHITE and Illinois Governor PAT QUINN on whether or not they will run for re-election next cycle, and whether or not we are better off than we were four years ago; The Executive Vice President of the AFL-CIO ARLENE HOLT BAKER on why she thinks we do not need voter-ID requirements; and wrapping up both conventions ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #271A-RNC2012 of The Michael Koolidge Show


53.0 MB. August 31st, 2012. ***REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION 2012 from Tampa, FL - PART ONE*** Oscar-winner JON VOIGHT talks about meeting with Mitt and Ann Romney; Guest co-host RYAN MORTON gets some audio from the Illinois delegation, which includes clips from former IL Gov. JIM EDGAR and GOP Chairman PAT BRADY; Former New Hampshire Gov. JOHN H. SUNUNU talks about how everything changes after Labor Day; TMKS convention-trip sponsor NITESH SINGH from Comfort Inn & Suites - Rochelle; Chicago radio duo BRUCE WOLF and DAN PROFT become the interviewees on another radio talk show; and Mike and Ryan analyze the Ann Romney and Chris Christie speeches ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #271B-RNC2012 of The Michael Koolidge Show


64.6 MB. August 31st, 2012. ***REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION 2012 from Tampa, FL - PART TWO*** Paul Ryan delivers a barnburner at the RNC and TMKS, RYAN MORTON and GREG SAUNDERS give their reactions; MARK FINKELSTEIN and NOEL SHEPPARD from Newsbusters.org; REP. AARON SCHOCK (R-IL) on the Romney-Ryan ticket and what his future plans might be for 2014; ANN COULTER gives her take on the speeches of both Chris Christie and Paul Ryan; Member of the European Parliament and British conservative GEOFFREY VAN ORDEN; former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. JOHN BOLTON; and the grand finale of the GOP National Convention 2012 includes mystery speaker Clint Eastwood, plus a specific-5-point promise from now-official presidential nominee Gov. Mitt Romney ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #270 of The Michael Koolidge Show


65.2 MB. August 10, 2012. VICKI BARKER from CBS News on the ground in London for the 2012 Olympics; PETE HEGSETH from Concerned Veterans for America; Various BEARS FANS at the Bourbonnais training facilities get excited about the upcoming NFL season; Comedian NICK DIPAOLO on the lack of comics from the Right; 1LT MICHAEL VAUGHN on the ground in Afghanistan; and SCOTT GRAMS recaps the Olympics and introduces the youngest Bears fan in the world, TO the world ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #269 of The Michael Koolidge Show


65.4 MB. July 13th, 2012. Congressman PAUL RYAN (R-WI) on the specifics of Obamacare repeal; GROVER NORQUIST on who he would like to see as Vice President; Navy LT GENNELL KIDDER on the ground in Afghanistan; Air Force veteran DYLEN LARSEN from Larsen s Community Eye Care in Belvidere; Illinois Treasurer DAN RUTHERFORD on the plight of Jessie Jackson Jr.; and will Condoleeza Rice be the next Vice President of the United States? ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #268 of The Michael Koolidge Show


62.6 MB. July 13th, 2012. John Sununu vs. Andrea Mitchell audio on false media narratives; SCOTT GRAMS is thrilled about another NL victory in the All-Star game; DAVID LIMBAUGH on his new best-seller The Great Destroyer; JOHN NOLTE from Big Hollywood on anti-USA tweets from celebrities on Independence Day; and BOB EWALD from Lights N Safety Depot ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #267 of The Michael Koolidge Show


59.3 MB. June 30, 2012. HADLEY HEATH from the IWF on the steps of the Supreme Court right after the Obamacare ruling; U.S. Senator RAND PAUL (R-KY) on domestic drones, the TSA, and repealing Obamacare; U.S. Air Force Captain JESSICA HILL in Afghanistan; JONI RAMPOLLA explains the science behind Medifast while NITESH SINGH sings its praises; and TMKS is addicted to smartphones...are you? Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #266 of The Michael Koolidge Show - "Westminster Presbyterian Church Mission Trip 2012 - Lexington, KY"


40.6 MB. June 30th, 2011. On the road for Youth Mission Trip 2012 at Maxwell Street Presbyterian Church in Lexington, Kentucky; Pastor KAREN HERBST-KIM and EVA REY, as well as youth DREW, MATT, EMILY, ELLIE, MICAH, PHIL and RANDI from Westminster Presbyterian Church in DeKalb, IL; Audio from a very close ping-pong match; MADISON, CHARLIE, SALLY, AUSTIN, NATHAN, SOPHIE and EMILY from Immanual Presbyterian Church in Wisconsin; and GARRETT MOORE and GRIFFIN PHILLIPS from Maxwell Street Presbyterian Church.

PODCAST #265 of The Michael Koolidge Show


46.5 MB. June 22, 2012. ERIN BROCKOVICH talks about her new TV series and the perils of having a very famous name; The Rebel Pundit himself JEREMY SEGAL in person at CPAC - Chicago on the national ramifications of the Wisconsin recall results; CHAD KENT knows the ins and outs of the U.S. Constitution and explains why you should too; KIRK LIPPOLD, the U.S. Navy Commander in charge of the USS Cole when it was attacked in October of 2000; Chairman of the American Conservative Union AL CARDENAS wraps up CPAC Chicago 2012; and 10 things your interviewer does not tell you (but is thinking) during a job interview ... Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #264 of The Michael Koolidge Show


31.3 MB. June 15, 2012. PENN JILLETTE from Penn & Teller...yes, the one and only; FOSTER FRIESS from CPAC - Chicago on the Scott Walker victory in Wisconsin and what it means for the future of government-sector unions; MIKE FERRIN from Sirius XM MLB Network Radio on another perfect game in baseball, this time by Matt Cain; and U.S. Senator RON JOHNSON (R-WI) on the possibility of Wisconsin being a key swing state in the fall presidential election. Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #263 of The Michael Koolidge Show


33.1 MB. June 15, 2012. Editor at Townhall.com GUY BENSON from CPAC-Chicago recaps the monumental Scott Walker victory in Wisconsin, as well as batting around possible Vice President names; and ED KLEIN, author of The Amateur - Barack Obama in The White House, the current #1 New York Times best-seller. Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #262 of The Michael Koolidge Show


49.9 MB. June 1st, 2012. Congressman PETER ROSKAM (R-IL) on the abysmal new jobs report; Comedian CARLOS MENCIA on why he thinks it okay to make fun of the president in his stand-up act; AL CARDENES from the American Conservative Union talks about CPAC Chicago; and DR. MELISSA CLOUTHIER discusses the Texas primary as well as who might be our next Vice President. Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #261 of The Michael Koolidge Show


46.6 MB. May 18th, 2012. NICK OFFERMAN ("Ron Swanson" from Parks & Recreation on NBC) on his Illinois roots and the Sox-Cubs rivalry; MRS. TINA HORNER and her class at May Elementary School in Rochelle, IL introduce a TMKS segment; BILL MCMORRIS from the Washington Free Beacon on the institutionalized fraud of many government-funded projects; SONYA EDDINGS-BROWN from the Kitchen Cabinet weighs in on the so-called War on Women; and SCOTT GRAMS is at ground zero of both the NATO protests and the Chicago Cubs-Sox weekend inter-league series. Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #260 of The Michael Koolidge Show


45.3 MB. May 11th, 2012. Super-comic BOB SAGET talks about his new tour and his voicing role on How I Met Your Mother; Navy LT LENAYA ROTKLEIN just got to Afghanistan; TMKS wonders what the difference is between evolving and flip-flopping; CINDY and AVA from AMERICAN PURE WATER talk about National Drinking Water week; and TMKS talks laments the loss of MCA. Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #259 of The Michael Koolidge Show - Chicagoland Skydiving Center


37.9 MB. April 29th, 2012. TMKS jumps out of a perfectly good airplane at Chicagoland Skydiving Center in Rochelle, IL. Events manager STEPH DAVIDSON welcomes TMKS to the CSC; DOUG WHITE, the owner and founder of CSC gives a tour of the brand new expansion of the facilities, WARD HESSIG is strapped to the back of TMKS as they prepare to plunge from over 12,000 feet; and general manager Mike Wood explains how important safety is at the Chicagoland Skydiving Center. BONUS: a segment from Spring Training with White Sox hurler PHILIP HUMBER, the 21st MLB pitcher to throw a perfect game. Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #258 of The Michael Koolidge Show


51.4 MB. April 6th, 2012. PETER KING from CBS News on the latest in the Trayvon Martin case; TINA KORBE from Hot Air on the V.P. buzz; Comedian MICHAEL IAN BLACK has a new book out and has some surprising opinions about the whole Rush Limbaugh - Sandra Fluke kerfuffle; TMKS reviews The Hunger Games (the movie); and the best show on television (Mad Men) takes a swipe at Romney, but we explain why that is okay. Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #257 of The Michael Koolidge Show - Erik Larson


44.2 MB. March 23rd, 2012. World-famous author ERIK LARSON on his new book In The Garden of Beasts, and how his most famous book (The Devil In The White City) has changed his life, also the latest on the movie adaptation led by (and perhaps starring) Leonardo DiCaprio; plus MELINDA PETROW from Fandango right before opening weekend of The Hunger Games. Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #256 of The Michael Koolidge Show - White Sox & Cubs Spring Training 2012


44.2 MB. March 23rd, 2012. A family gets a spontaneous gift from a White Sox player right after a game; Sox DH ADAM DUNN; new Sox Skipper ROBIN VENTURA; newest member of the rotation CHRIS SALE; Sox ace JOHN DANKS; Cy Young winner JAKE PEAVY; new member of the Sox KOSUKE FUKUDOME; possible Sox closer JESSE CRANE; Dad and son Dan and Dan from Algonquin on the Sox chances this year; Sox pitcher PHILIP HUMBER on the 1993 Robin Ventura - Nolan Ryan brawl; Three-time gold glover HAROLD REYNOLDS from MLB network; and new Chicago Cubs manager DALE SVEUM right before the first Sox-Cubs match-up of the 2012 Cactus League season. Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #255 of The Michael Koolidge Show - Rick Santorum and Ann Romney


27.3 MB. March 16th, 2012. RICK SANTORUM on why he should be the next President of the United States; plus ANN ROMNEY on her struggles with MS and cancer, as well as her life on the campaign trail with husband Mitt Romney. Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #254 of The Michael Koolidge Show - Mitt Romney and Donald Trump


27.3 MB. March 16th, 2012. DONALD TRUMP talks about why he is backing Mitt Romney for president, plus his thoughts on the latest season of Celebrity Apprentice; and GOV. MITT ROMNEY himself on why he should be the next President of the United States. Subscribe to this podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #253 of The Michael Koolidge Show - John Nolte on Andrew Breitbart, R.I.P.


29.5 MB. March 2nd, 2012. JOHN NOLTE, Editor-In-Chief of Big Hollywood on the death of his boss, Andrew Breitbart; plus a short compilation of the ANDREW BREITBART interviews on The Michael Koolidge Show over the years.

PODCAST #252 of The Michael Koolidge Show - Congressman Manzullo


15.5 MB. February 24th, 2012. One-on-one interview with Congressman DON MANZULLO (R-IL) about his race against fellow Congressman Adam Kinzinger in the re-drawn Illinois 16th congressional district.

PODCAST #251C of The Michael Koolidge Show - "The CPAC 2012 shows - Part 3"


35.5 MB. On the ground in Washington, D.C. for CPAC 2012... Historian DAVID PIETRUSZA on the Obamacare overreach on contraceptives, plus comparisons between the election of 1948 and 2012; CHUCK WOOLERY (yes, from Love Connection and Wheel of Fortune) talks term limits; S.E. CUPP is both an atheist and a conservative; KYLE OLSON from Education Action Group on School Choice initiatives throughout the country; VIKRANT REDDY from Right On Crime on the disturbing trend of overcriminalization; plus a big thank you to all who came to the 2012 TMKS Mid-Winter party in Rochelle ~ Subscribe at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #251B of The Michael Koolidge Show - "The CPAC 2012 shows - Part 2"


32.1 MB. On the ground in Washington, D.C. for CPAC 2012... ANDREW LANGER from the Institute for Liberty and the Fan Freedom Project; U.S. Senate candidate CONNIE MACK, current congressman (R) from Florida stumping for Mitt Romney; and GROVER NORQUIST from Americans for Tax Reform, arguably the most powerful man in Washington ~ Subscribe at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #251A of The Michael Koolidge Show - "The CPAC 2012 shows - Part 1"


33.3 MB. On the ground in Washington, D.C. for CPAC 2012...BRYAN NICHOLS from WTAD plus the newest addition to TMKS GREG SAUNDERS help kick off the TMKS CPAC 2012 broadcasts; Screenwriter and producer ALLEN COVERT, founder of a new Hollywood-based publishing company called Cherry Tree Media; and DR. MELISSA CLOTHIER joins TMKS for the third year in a row from CPAC to give her take on the state of the G.O.P. race ~ Subscribe at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #250 of The Michael Koolidge Show


67.3 MB. February 3rd, 2012. JEFFREY ROSS, the Roastmaster General himself; LISA DESJARDINS from CNN Radio in Florida right after the Sunshine State primary; BOTH 10KJUAN in Brazil and SCOTT GRAMS in Chicago break down Super Bowl XLVI; CPT ROB POLSTON on the ground in Afghanistan; and U.S. Senator JIM DEMINT (R-SC). Subscribe at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #249 of The Michael Koolidge Show


18.2 MB. January 20th, 2012. JOHN OLIVER from The Daily Show on the balance they attempt to strike between skewering the left and the right, his recent marriage to an American war veteran, and his current immigration status. Subscribe at http://bit.ly/jU3awp

PODCAST #248 of The Michael Koolidge Show


67.9 MB. January 13th, 2012. Impressionist Extraordinaire FRANK CALIENDO talks about his Midwest roots and long-time Fox NFL Sunday gig; TMKS is flummoxed by the Mitt Romney capitalism attacks which are coming from unlikely quarters; Congressman ADAM KINZINGER (R-IL) comes in studio to campaign in a major TMKS district against a sitting fellow Republican; 10KJUAN calls from Sao Paulo, Brazil to break down the second round of the NFL playoffs; and more kitchen-sink Romney attack ads from South Carolina.

PODCAST #247 of The Michael Koolidge Show


66.0 MB. January 6th, 2012. TMKS on the ground in Cedar Rapids, IOWA for the 2012 Iowa Caucuses; Editor-in-Chief of Big Hollywood JOHN NOLTE on the Top 10 Ways Hollywood Can Win Its Audience Back; and JOSIAH CANTRALL talks about the claws of the federal government reaching unnecessarily further into our lives, specifically on our farms. Subscribe at http://bit.ly/jU3awp ~

PODCAST #246 of The Michael Koolidge Show


54.0 MB. December 16th, 2011. Rep. DON MANZULLO (R-IL) and Rep. ADAM KINZINGER (R-IL) will face off against each other in a rare Congressman vs. Congressman primary; clips from the final Iowa G.O.P. debate plus TMKS commentary on who we are leaning towards supporting; Bears fan SCOTT GRAMS on the Tim Tebow phenomenon; RYAN MORTON on the Blagojevich final sentencing; and the best Christmas opening to a television show ever. HAPPY HANUKKAH AND MERRY CHRISTMAS! Subscribe to the TMKS podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp ~

PODCAST #245 of The Michael Koolidge Show


56.9 MB. December 2nd, 2011. Congresswoman MICHELE BACHMANN is running for president and talks about why she is a better candidate than Newt or Mitt, her recent endorsement from Glenn Beck, and the whole Jimmy Fallon flap; 10KJUAN on the NFL playoff picture, Jay Cutler, and who he predicts will be the first team this season to defeat the mighty Green Bay Packers; U.S. Army SSG MARK MOON on the ground in Afghanistan talks about his very eventful tour so far, and his previously experiences with Iraq and Hurricane Katrina; and a Wolf (Blitzer) talks to a Frog (Kermit, The). Subscribe to the TMKS podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp ~

PODCAST #244A of The Michael Koolidge Show


38.7 MB. Nov. 22nd, 2011. Presidential historian DAVID PIETRUSZA talks about his book "1948: The Improbable Victory of Harry Truman and the year that transformed America" and the parallels to the 2012 election; also U.S. Army MSG LUIS VARELA on the ground in Kabul, Afghanistan, who is also a Chicago police officer. HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

PODCAST #244B of The Michael Koolidge Show


34.1 MB. Nov. 22nd, 2011. All five Republican candidates for Illinois State Representative for the new IL-90th district, which will be an open seat in 2012 (in order of official announcement): TOM DEMMER, LIANDRO ARELLANO, Mayor CHET OLSON, JEFF METZGER, and DAN SIDMORE.

PODCAST #243 of The Michael Koolidge Show


66.8 MB. Nov. 11th, 2011. Comic genius NORM MACDONALD returns to TMKS; STEVE FUTTERMAN from CBS News asks the first question at the Herman Cain presser; Presidential candidate GOV. GARY JOHNSON; Townhall.com political editor and fellow talk host GUY BENSON on the Rick Perry debate gaffe; and TMKS on who will most likely be our next president. Happy Veterans Day!

PODCAST #242 of The Michael Koolidge Show


62.8 MB. Nov. 4th, 2011. BILL ENGVALL from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour; 10KJUAN on NFL Week 9 action; Australian Commander WAYNE BUCHHORN in Kabul, Afghanistan; JIM OHEIR from Parks and Recreation on NBC; and Congressman JOE WALSH (R-IL) on Occupy Wall Street, the latest jobs numbers, and his views on President Obama.

PODCAST #241 of The Michael Koolidge Show


67.4 MB. October 21st, 2011. BILL COSBY, himself. Yes, BILL COSBY; The 53 percent respond to the .99 percent; JIM PINKERTON breaks down the latest GOP debate; Lieutenant Colonel D.Z. ZINC on the ground in Kabul, Afghanistan; and JAMES TARANTO from the Wall Street Journal on the Occupy Wall Street-ers as well as who might be our next Vice President.

PODCAST #240 of The Michael Koolidge Show


68.4 MB. October 7th, 2011. JOHN PAPOLA on the death of Steve Jobs; Chris Christie is officially, unequivocally, beyond-any-shadow-of-doubt probably not running for president; the ladies of The View have an awkward discussion about the N-word; strong criticism of President Obama comes from a surprising quarter; TMKS on the remaining GOP field; Lima, Peru-born Staff Sergeant JOSE BRANDON on the ground in Kabul, Afghanistan; TMKS LISTENERS at the Oregon Autumn on Parade and the Stillman Valley parades in Northern Illinois; 10KJUAN on the departure of Hank Williams Jr. from Monday Night Football; TMKS reads from a piece by Michelle Malkin tying the death of Steve Jobs with two very current events; and TMKS joins the ranks of the Job Creators Of The World. JCOTW unite!

PODCAST #239 of The Michael Koolidge Show


65.1 MB. September 29th, 2011. Charlotte NPR radio reporter and long-time TMKS friend LISA MILLER comes in studio to talk about Gov. Bev Perdue and Rick Perry-BBQ-gate; Is the Chris Christie for prez door closed or not?; the now-Ex White Sox manager OZZIE GUILLEN on TMKS from 2010; 1LT TREY MIRANNE on the ground in Kabul, Afghanistan; SCOTT GRAMS on the Bears, Packers, NFC North, and what Cubs fans thought of Ozzie Guillen; and the first official gaffe of Herman Cain? Subscribe to the TMKS podcast at http://bit.ly/jU3awp ~

PODCAST #238 of The Michael Koolidge Show


65.5 MB. September 16th, 2011. Presidential candidate BUDDY ROEMER, former governor of Louisiana; the first living Marine since Vietnam receives the Medal of Honor; another GOP debate recap; NFL Week 1 results with 10KJUAN Cifrian on the ground in Brazil, along with playoff and Super Bowl predictions (already?); the fine print in Stimulus Jr.; and The Daily Show skewers Obama on the Solyndra scandal.

PODCAST #237A of The Michael Koolidge Show


41.9 MB. September 9th, 2011. Remembering where we were on September 11th, 2001; DAVID DUNBAR, executive editor of Popular Mechanics and co-author of the book "Debunking 9/11 Myths: Why Conspiracy Theories Cannot Stand Up to the Facts"; and Bears super-fan SCOTT GRAMS returns to talk about a fantastic start to the NFL season (for Packers fans, anyway) as well as some extremely early playoff predictions.

PODCAST #237B of The Michael Koolidge Show


37.3 MB. September 9th, 2011. Breaking down the first GOP debate in which now-fruntrunner Gov. Rick Perry participated; TMKS on the jobs plan from President Obama; and COL Fred Gellert on the ground in Kabul, Afghanistan begins the 5th year of TMKS combat-zone interviews and talks about where he was on September 11th, 2001.

PODCAST #236 of The Michael Koolidge Show ~ STEVE-O


17.3 MB. Professional idiot STEVE-O of Jackass and Dancing With The Stars fame talks about his unique upbringing, as well a stunt he definitely regrets doing.

PODCAST #235A of The Michael Koolidge Show


66.3 MB. August 19th, 2011. GOV. TIM PAWLENTY in Ames, Iowa, right before dropping out of the presidential race; audio from Jon Stewart calling out Ed Schulz on his latest racer comment about Gov. Rick Perry; Piers Morgan has a guest walk off the set on his CNN show; PHILIP KLEIN from the Washington Examiner on vetting Rick Perry, as well as the Paul Ryan and Chris Christie campaign speculations; TMKS appears on another radio show, recounting the Ames Straw Poll experience; and RON JEFFREY from Edward Jones on why this might be a GREAT time to think about long-term investments.

PODCAST #235B of The Michael Koolidge Show


64.7 MB. August 19th, 2011. National Junior Disability Championship 8-time gold-medalist AUBREY HEADON with her father and coach in studio; COL GREG PERCHATSCH on the ground in Kabul, Afghanistan; Iowan RYAN RHODES confronts President Obama in person about civil discourse; presidential candidate Congressman THADDEUS MCCOTTER at the Iowa Straw polls; various 2011 straw poll voters on the ground in Ames; audio from Gov. Rick Perry rolling out his presidential campaign; and audio from a man who seems a little too blasé about an attempt on his life by his ex-wife.

PODCAST #234 of The Michael Koolidge Show


61.2 MB. August 8th, 2011. Congressman DON MANZULLO (R, IL-16) on the debt ceiling deal; 10KJUAN returns to TMKS and talks some NFL, this time from Sao Paulo, Brazil; Marathon Pundit JOHN RUBERRY outside the Obama 50th birthday extravaganza in Chicago; and CINDY POPE from American Pure Water on some myths about salt-less water softeners.

PODCAST #233 of The Michael Koolidge Show


59.0 MB. August 2nd, 2011. The 2011 Annual TMKS Summer Party recap; Moveon.org-ers and Tea Party Protestors on the debt ceiling debate, and MAJ MICHAEL CLAYTON on the ground in Afghanistan.

PODCAST #232 of The Michael Koolidge Show


39.9 MB. July 14th, 2011. Congressman RON PAUL on whether or not he'd run for president as a libertarian, his opinion of fellow Texan Gov. Rick Perry, and his thoughts on gay marriage, the debt ceiling, and 'printing gold'; SuperFreakonomics author STEVEN D. LEVITT; and COL HOWARD AREY on the ground in Kabul, Afghanistan.

PODCAST #231 of The Michael Koolidge Show - "Westminster Presbyterian Church Mission Trip 2011 - Howell, MI"


32.4 MB. July 8th, 2011. Pastor KAREN HERBST-KIM, Pastor WON KIM, LISA, ANTONIA, DREW, EMILY, LETTIE, IAN, BEN, SAM, LYDIA, GAIL, RANDI and AMANDA from Westminster Presbyterian and Lynn Church, on the road for Youth Mission Trip 2011 in Howell, Michigan.

PODCAST #230C of The Michael Koolidge Show from RIGHTONLINE 2011, MINNEAPOLIS


28.3 MB. June 23, 2011. Director STEVE BANNON talks about his new movie about Sarah Palin called "The Undefeated" and JOE CALOMINO from the Illinois chapter of Americans for Prosperity on what YOU can do locally to change how our elected officials spend your money.

PODCAST #230B of The Michael Koolidge Show from RIGHTONLINE 2011, MINNEAPOLIS


28.2 MB. June 23, 2011. Townhall.com political editor GUY BENSON on the GOP contenders; Sam Adams Alliance founder ERIK O'KEEFE on a third solution to our debt crisis; and the one and only MICHELLE MALKIN on who our next president should be.

PODCAST #230A of The Michael Koolidge Show from RIGHTONLINE 2011, MINNEAPOLIS


27.6 MB. June 23, 2011. Community organizer JAMES O'KEEFE from Project Veritas talks about selective editing; TIM PHILLIPS from Americans for Prosperity kicks off another Right-Online conference; and radio host TONY KATZ explains what a "racer" is.

PODCAST #229 of The Michael Koolidge Show


53.7MB. June22, 2011. LARRY KING on his new book 'Truth Be Told'; JOHN NOLTE from Big Hollywood on Weinergeddon and Ben Shapiro's book 'Primetime Propoganda'; and Brig. GENERAL TOM CONSENTINO on the ground in Kabul, Afghanistan, the week after the termination of Osama bin Laden. Subscribe at http://www.koolidge.com/podcast

PODCAST #228 of The Michael Koolidge Show


55.0 May 24th, 2011. CBS Radio's HEATHER BOSH in tornado-ravaged Joplin, Missouri; DAVE CANTERBURY from the Discovery Channel's "Dual Survival"; Air Force Staff Sergeant CELSA SALAZAR on the ground in Kabul, Afghanistan; NITESH SINGH from Comfort Inn and Suites, Rochelle, IL; and Dr. MELISSA CLOTHIER in Texas on the latest roster of GOP presidential candidates, including her thoughts on whether or not her Gov. Rick Perry will throw his hat in the ring ... Subscribe at http://www.koolidge.com/podcast.

PODCAST #227 of The Michael Koolidge Show


36.4 May 6th, 2011. Comic legend NORM MACDONALD on his new show 'Sports Show' on Comedy Central, his role in the Osama bin Laden mission, and the difference between Quebec-French and French-French; GEN. BOB CONSENTINO in Afghanistan, who was at the Pentagon on September 11th, 2001, on the killing of OBL; and the best clip from the first of the 2012 GOP primary debates...Subscribe at http://www.koolidge.com/podcast.php

PODCAST #226A of The Michael Koolidge Show


31.8 April 24th, 2011. ANDREW BREITBART on his new book 'Righteous Indignation' and his interview with Martin Bashir on MSNBC; TMKS breaks down the Breitbart - Bashir interview; and Illinoisan MAJ GARY GOOD on the ground in Kabul, Afghanistan. Subscribe at http://www.koolidge.com/podcast.php

PODCAST #226B of The Michael Koolidge Show


37.3 April 22nd, 2011. ILLINOIS TEA PARTY activists on their way back from Springfield, IL for Tax Day 2011, including DAVID HALE and LUTHER LANDON; The Daily Show tries a little too hard in its attempt to tear down Congressman Paul Ryan's Path to Prosperity; and ROMINA BOCCIA from the Independent Women's Forum on the myths perpetuated every year on 'Equal Pay Day' about the differences between what women and men are paid for the same work. Subscribe at http://www.koolidge.com/podcast.php

PODCAST #226C of The Michael Koolidge Show


41.6 MB. April 22nd, 2011. THE AMAZING KRESKIN on his uncanny mind-reading abilities; CAL JACOBS from Rochelle Foods on their $10,000 donation to the Rochelle Area Community Foundation; KIM MONTGOMERY from the R.A.C.F., SCOTT GRAMS on the Chicago Bulls chances in the playoffs; and ANDREA GIBBS from the Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center on their May 6th concert (TMKS listeners get 20% off tickets!) Subscribe at http://www.koolidge.com/podcast.php

PODCAST #225 of The Michael Koolidge Show


68.9 MB. April 8th, 2011. COL DALE BUCKNER on the ground in Kabul, Afghanistan; ARLENE NEWMAN-VAN ASPEREN from the new movie "Soul Surfer" about her recent trip to Japan; DOUG SMITH from the Chicagoland Skydiving Center in its new Rochelle, IL location; TMKS on Donald Trump's latest controversial interview; and what it's like running for local office for the first time. Subscribe at http://www.koolidge.com/podcast.php

PODCAST #224 of The Michael Koolidge Show


68.9 MB. March 25th, 2011. CBS's ED YERANIAN in the Middle East on Libya; CHRIS LOESCH from Shock Studios on the Rebecca Black "Friday" meme; BILL MCMORRIS from Illinois Statehouse News on the un-funded pension cliff Illinois is about to go off; TMKS echos Howie Kurtz's simple question about Libya; and BRIG. GENERAL JEFFORY SMITH on the ground in Kabul, Afghanistan on how NATO functions in a war zone. Subscribe at http://www.koolidge.com/podcast.php

PODCAST #223A of The Michael Koolidge Show - "WHITE SOX SPRING TRAINING 2011"


62.1 MB. March 15th, 2011. ADAM DUNN on switching leagues and DHing for the first time in his career; CHRIS SALE on getting "the call" to come up to the majors; reliever MATT THORTON on his big new contract and possible role as closer; White Sox captain PAUL KONERKO; Sox 'Cultural Affairs Director' JACKSON MIRANDA; Fans JOHN and LUKE from Freeport; 43-year old shortstop OMAR VIZQUEL; Sox veteran catcher A.J. PIERZYNSKI, and more Sox fans at Camelback Ranch getting ready for the 2011 season. Subscribe at http://www.koolidge.com/podcast.php

PODCAST #223B of The Michael Koolidge Show - "CUBS SPRING TRAINING 2011"


39.8 MB. March 15th, 2011. Chicago Cubs starting right-hander RYAN DEMPSTER and newest second basemen CARLOS PENA in the locker room after a White Sox - Cubs game in Spring Training. Plus baseball historian DAVID PIETRUSZA on Chicago baseball lore and writing a book with Ted Williams. Subscribe at http://www.koolidge.com/podcast.php

PODCAST #222 of The Michael Koolidge Show


60.9 MB. March 4th, 2011. BOB FUSS from CBS News on a government shutdown possibility; TMKS has a great time at Eagle Ridge; TRACEY BAILEY from the American Association of Educators on mandatory union dues collecting from teachers; PETER BILD in Germany on the terrorist attack on two U.S. Airmen at a Frankfurt military airport; Navy CAPT C.C. FELKER on the ground in Kabul, Afghanistan; the Northwestern sex demonstration; CHUCK SWEENY does a song parody on the on-the-lam Wisconsin Democrats; Charlie Sheen clips; and the Dancing With The Stars cast is revealed (*yawn*). Subscribe at http://www.koolidge.com/podcast.php

Special "Hiding Out In Rockford" podcast


12.3 MB. March 3rd, 2011. Special segment with the mystery writer behind "Hiding Out in Rockford" by the band Emery Christiansen

PODCAST #221C of The Michael Koolidge Show - "The CPAC interviews PART 3"


56.5 MB. February 19th, 2011. CPAC 2011 Part 3 -- DAVID HALE confronts two Wisconsin State Senators (Democrats) who are on the lam from their constitutional duties; MAJ CHRIS DANBECK on the ground in Baghdad seven years after helping to liberate Iraq; from CPAC 2011 - JOHN NOLTE from Big Hollywood on the best films of the year; financial oracle PETER SCHIFF on when inflation may hit; ANDREW BREITBART with some surprising things to say about Arianna Huffington's move to AOL; and maybe...possibly...SARAH PALIN? Subscribe at http://www.koolidge.com/podcast.php

PODCAST #221B The Michael Koolidge Show - "The CPAC 2011 Interviews - Part 2"


68.9 MB. February 18th, 2011. CPAC 2011 Part 2 -- TMKS is really impressed with Gov. Mitch Daniels; presidential candidate HERMAN CAIN, former Speaker of the House NEWT GINGRICH; DR. MELISSA CLOUTHIER on whether or not to blog/status update about your kids; SNL alum VICTORIA JACKSON; former VA Governor and U.S. Senator GEORGE ALLEN; Fox contributor STEVEN CROWDER doesn't like Tom Green; LEW UHLER from the National Tax Limitation Committee; and *the* ANN COULTER, in person. Also, the top secret recipe for Coca-Cola is finally revealed. Subscribe at http://www.koolidge.com/podcast.php

PODCAST #221A of The Michael Koolidge Show - "The CPAC 2011 interviews - Part 1"


18.3 MB. February 11th, 2011. The full interview with Oscar winner RICHARD DREYFUSS at CPAC 2011 in Washington, DC. [More to come in soon-to-be uploaded podcasts, including Herman Cain, Ann Coulter, Victoria Jackson, and Newt Gingrich ~]

PODCAST #220 of The Michael Koolidge Show


60.1 MB. February 4, 2011. CBS Radio's ED YERANIAN on the ground in Cairo, Egypt; digging out from 'The Groundhog Day Blizzard of 2011'; former New York Lt. Governor BETSY MCCAUGHEY on the Unconstitutionality of Obamacare; CINDY POPE roots on her beloved Green Bay Packers in Super Bowl XLV; TMKS plays audio of Chris Matthews lowering the 'civility' bar even further; Illinois GOP Chairman PAT BRADY on the 100th birthday of Ronald Reagan festivities in Chicago this weekend; and 10KJUAN on all things Super Bowl, including the outrageous 'prop' bets he's participating in. Subscribe at http://www.koolidge.com/podcast.php

PODCAST #219A of The Michael Koolidge Show - TOM GREEN interview


28.1 MB. January 28, 2011. Comic genius TOM GREEN joins the show to talk about the trials and tribulations of show business, his ground-breaking TV shows in all their forms, and his upcoming gigs at Zanies in February. Subscribe at http://www.koolidge.com/podcast.php

PODCAST #219B of The Michael Koolidge Show


68.5 MB. January 28th, 2011. 18-month old Zoe Grams is officially christened a Green Bay Packers fan thanks to her parents SCOTT and KARLA GRAMS' wager on the 2011 NFC Championship game; 10KJUAN discussing the very disappointing NFL Championship Sunday results; the 2011 Oscar nominees are announced; brief chats with SENATOR MARK KIRK and CONGRESSMAN DON MANZULLO at a Rockford Town Hall meeting; The Rockford Tea Party's DAVID HALE on our gargantuan deficit; TMKS breaks down the President's State of the Union address, as well as Congressman Paul Ryan and Michelle Bachmann's responses; and why a "Mayor Rahm Emanuel" might not necessarily be a bad thing for some of us. Subscribe at http://www.koolidge.com/podcast.php

PODCAST #218 of The Michael Koolidge Show


65.1 MB. January 21st, 2011. A married couple with split Bears-Packers allegiances makes a monumental wager involving their beloved daughter Zoe; BAG BOY on the biggest Packers-Bears game ever; CBS Radio's BOB FUSS on the repeal-of-Obamacare vote in the U.S. House; Congressman RANDY HULTGREN (IL-14th, R) on why Obamacare needs to be repealed and replaced; TMKS tries to lose some more weight; 10KJUAN on that other game between the Steelers and eventual-2011-Super Bowl champion New York Jets; and TMKS on this whole "civility" discussion.

PODCAST #217-B of The Michael Koolidge Show - LTC Smith in Afghanistan


18.3 MB. January 13th, 2011. The full interview with U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel MICHAEL SMITH on the ground in Kabul, Afghanistan.

PODCAST #217 of The Michael Koolidge Show


67.1 MB. January 14th, 2011. SCOTT GRAMS is still dealing with the fallout from his confusing Christmas cards; ISN's BEN YOUNT on Springfield's extreme tax increase; TMKS says that all lame ducks should be exterminated; 10KJUAN picks the Ravens, Jets, Bears and Packers to advance in the NFL playoffs; mourning the victims of the Arizona shootings; comments on the memorial service and ABC's interview with the killer's best friend; and LTC Michael Smith on the ground in Kabul, Afghanistan.

PODCAST #216 of The Michael Koolidge Show


68.2 MB. January 7th, 2011. A changing of the guard in our nation's capitol; KEN BLACKWELL talks about debt ceilings, the GOP national chairmanship race and Mike Ditka; 10KJUAN on round one of the NFL playoffs; The Illinois Statehouse News's BEN YOUNT on Springfield's extreme budget mess; and TMKS on the inexplicably idiotic ineptitude that brought us to Illinois' insane increase in imposts (taxes), a diet called the 4-hour body, and the USS Enterprise 'scandal.'

PODCAST #215 of The Michael Koolidge Show


69.2 MB. December 31st, 2010. STEVE COCHRAN performs in the area and sounds off on his controversial departure from WGN; 10KJUAN on the NFL playoff picture; and LT COREY STRONG on the ground in Kabul, Afghanistan.

PODCAST #214 of The Michael Koolidge Show


67.0 MB. December 10th, 2010. ED MORRISSEY from Hot Air on the iPad vs. the Kindle; Stuff White People Like's CHRISTIAN LANDER has a sequel called "Whiter Shade of Pale"; TMKS on unemployment checks and Obama's tax change-of-mind; DR. PEGGY LOUDERMILK gives the official economist response to the QE 2 viral video; and DR. MIKE FAUGHNAN has been educating Afghanis in Kabul for going on 18 months.

PODCAST #213-A of The Michael Koolidge Show


64.5 MB. December 3rd, 2010. Remembering Cubs legend Ron Santo; QE 2 Explained with FRED CEDERHOLM; NFL Week 13 breakdown with 10KJUAN; Tips on tipping during Christmastime; TMKS asks if its worth it to go into extreme debt for college; and RYAN MORTON goes over college football bowl possibilites on the final week of the regular season.

PODCAST #213-B of The Michael Koolidge Show - Special Just Credit Solutions segment


22.6 MB. December 3rd, 2010. Special full Just Credit Solutions interview with CARI ZWICK, TINA GAUTCHER and JANICE MARTIN about identity theft and credit repair.

PODCAST #213-C of The Michael Koolidge Show - Special "Fed Fred" show


32.9 MB. December 3rd, 2010. Special "Fred Fed" Full Podcast with FRED CEDERHOLM about the QE 2, The Federal Reserve, economic chaos and other pleasant things.

PODCAST #212 of The Michael Koolidge Show


40.9 MB. November 24, 2010. DON KIRK from CBS News in Seoul, South Korea right after North Korea's latest attack; STEPHANIE WHITMER before the Dancing With The Stars finale; Hollywood's 10 biggest turkeys of 2010 according to Forbes; DWTS superfan DIANE SCHOPPE MCCUE after the final episode; and 5 myths about Thanksgiving according to bon appetit magazine.

PODCAST #211 of The Michael Koolidge Show


69.2 MB. November 19, 2010. STEPHANIE CASTAGNIER from NBC's The Apprentice; SPIKE O'DELL on the release of The Beatles catalogue (finally!) on iTunes; DR. MELISSA CLOUTHIER on a scary TSA personal experience; 10KJUAN joins TMKS one last time in person for an NFL talk before embarking on a cross-country journey; various TMKS callers sound off on the TSA (both pro and con); and CBS's 60 Minutes profiles a genuine hero, SGT Salvatore Guinta, the first living soldier to receive the Medal of Honor since Vietnam.

PODCAST #210 of The Michael Koolidge Show


65.4 MB. November 12, 2010. Audio from President George W. Bush making the rounds of talk shows; local piano prodigy EMILY BEAR performs on ABC's Dancing With The Stars; ISN's BEN YOUNT tries to explain why Mark Kirk is not seated as Illinois's newest U.S. Senator yet; MAJ GEN (Ret.) JOHN BORLING talks about Veterans Day; Command Sergeant Major DAVID VINCENT calls in from Afghanistan on Veterans Day 2010; TMKS wonders if President Obama believes in American exceptionalism; Congressman-elect RANDY HULTGREN thanks voters and talks about the deficit panel recommendations; and a special deal for TMKS listeners for Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center's "An English Christmas."

PODCAST #209 of The Michael Koolidge Show


68.9 MB. Nov 5th, 2010. THE MID-TERMS! 2010! Lots and lots of clips from biggest congressional shift since the 1940s, including audio from John Boehner, Mark Kirk, Mitch McConnell, Nancy Pelosi, and Barack Obama. Plus 10K Juan on the NFL!

PODCAST #208 of The Michael Koolidge Show


69.2 MB. October 28th, 2010. ANNE SOROCK from the Sam Adams Alliance on a study about the Tea Party; candidate for Illinois Lt. Governor JASON PLUMMER (R); TMKS plays audio from State Sen. Rickey Hendon spewing vile invectives about State Sen. Bill Brady; WLBK's SCOTT ZAK with an update on missing Northern Illinois Student Toni Keller; Illinois Governor PAT QUINN (D) makes a final plea to be retained; COL DAN KLIPPSTEIN on the ground in Kabul, Afghanistan; and President Obama making some very odd comments on a Spanish radio program. Subscribe at http://www.koolidge.com/podcast.php

PODCAST #207 of The Michael Koolidge Show


58.1 MB. DR. JENNIFER ASHTON on the Chilean miners health situation; Bill O'Reilly makes Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg walk off the set of The View; COL JOHN FERRARI on the ground in Kabul, Afghanistan; 10KJUAN on Week 6 NFL action including Brett Favre's self-inflicted off-the-field legacy-destruction; and State Sen. RANDY HULTGREN (R) wants to oust Congressman Bill Foster (D) in the 14th district of Illinois.

PODCAST #206 of The Michael Koolidge Show


66.1 MB. NJ Governor CHRIS CHRISTIE in person. That's right, CHRIS CHRISTIE (ok, it's only a minute, but still...); BEN YOUNT from Illinois Statehouse News on Christie's three stops in Illinois; audio from the most offensive political video ever made; 10KJUAN on Week 4 in the NFL; JESSICA OFFENWANGER from MP Heating and Cooling on the Blackhawks' season opener; and CINDY POPE from American Water Treatment in the Koolidge kitchen.

PODCAST #205 of The Michael Koolidge Show - All Joe Crecca


56.1 MB. By popular demand: The entire interview with former Vietnam P.O.W. JOE CRECCA, who covers his combat missions, capture, torture, tribulations and eventual release from the Hanoi Hilton after spending 6 years and 3 months in captivity. The longest and most in-depth interview in the archives of TMKS. Subscribe at http://www.koolidge.com/podcast.php

PODCAST #204 of The Michael Koolidge Show


68.1 MB. Another awesome Gov. Chris Christie moment caught on tape; BRIAN MONTOPOLI from CBS News on the GOP's Pledge to America; DANA LOESCH in person at Right Nation 2010 in Northern Illinois; ANDREA GIBBS from the Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center on their upcoming season; ANDREW BREITBART in person at Right Nation 2010; local tea party participant TRACY DOYLE weighs in on the Republicans' Pledge to America; and RYAN MORTON from Twoguysagirlandatvset.com on the new fall TV season.

PODCAST #203 of The Michael Koolidge Show


64.1 MB. MARC AMBINDER from The Atlantic and CBS Radio on the last of the state primaries including Christine O'Donnell's storming of the Castle in Delaware; Author JOSEPH LINDSEY writes about "Life To The Right Of Hollywood"; 10KJUAN on Week 2 NFL action including the Inez Sainz controversy; TINA GAUTCHER and CARI ZWICK from Just Credit Solutions on credit facts and myths; and LTC BRIAN LAMSON on the ground in Kabul, Afghanistan.

PODCAST #202 of The Michael Koolidge Show


64.8 MB. CBS Radio's PETER MAER at The White House on Obama's latest Stimulus attempt; IL Treasurer and U.S. Senate candidate ALEXI GIANNOULIAS (D); ISN's BEN YOUNT on the end of Mayor Richard M. Daley's political career; Mayor Daley's full farewell speech; TMKS Regular SCOTT GRAMS has a long in-person meeting with Mayor Daley; GySgt EDWARD SCHRANK (USMC) tells an amazing personal story that includes both enemy fire and cancer; TMKS plays audio from Vice President Joe Biden making shocking comments on The Colbert Report; and JUAN CIFRIAN, (a.k.a. 10KJUAN) previews the NFL Season.

Special "Machesney Park 2010 Summer Remote Broadcast"


30.2 MB. September 10th, 2010. Full Remote Broadcast at Carz R' Us, Sands Nursery, and MP Heating & Cooling in Machesney Park, Illinois.

PODCAST #201 of The Michael Koolidge Show


63.3 MB. September 2nd, 2010. CBS News Military Consultant JEFF MCCAUSLAND on the end of Operation Iraqi Freedom; Captain FELISA DYRUD (USAF) on the ground in Afghanistan; MIKE RADOSTI attends the 8/28 rally in Washington, D.C.; TMKS plays audio from George Stephanopoulos's filleting of Robert Gibbs as he tries to take credit for Iraq's success; breaking down Obama's oval office speech; and re-visiting "Cash for Clunkers" one year later.

PODCAST #200-A of The Michael Koolidge Show


40.3 MB. August 27th, 2010. ANNE SOROCK from the SAM ADAMS ALLIANCE on their recent in depth study on what she calls the 'Tea Party Era'; CONGRESSMAN BILL FOSTER (IL-D) is running for re-election in a very tight Illinois district; Foster's opponent State Sen. RANDY HULTGREN (R-IL).

PODCAST #200-B of The Michael Koolidge Show


42.4 MB. August 27th, 2010. CBS Radio's BRIAN MONTOPOLI on the big primaries this past week; TMKS wonders when it became okay for TV anchors (like Couric and Amanpour) to pursue 'agenda-journalism' as opposed to 'objective journalism.'; ADAM SUMMERS from Reason Magazine on Bell, California's outrageous government salary and pension problem (think $800,000 city manager salary in a town of 36,000); JACK, a caller from Rockford, enjoyed our show-on-a-plane; thinking a bit more about TMKS's earlier interview with Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL14th); a theory about Lou Piniella's early retirement from MLB, based on a brief TMKS interview with Sweet Lou; and COL LAWRENCE AVERY, USAF, on the ground in Afghanistan on the 'Afghan First' program.

PODCAST #200-C of The Michael Koolidge Show


31.0 MB. August 27th, 2010. TMKS weighs in on this weekend's Glenn Beck rally in Washington D.C., BRIAN DARLING from the Heritage Foundation on the November elections; TMKS tries to delineate between "rights" and "right and wrong" with regard to the Park 51/Islamic Center/Mosque near Ground Zero; and BILL MCMORRIS from the Illinois Statehouse News with the most likely last Blagojevich update for a while.

Special "Airborne" Podcast for the 2010 Rochelle Fly-In Drive-In


27.9 MB. August 20th, 2010. Pilot MARK DELHOTAL takes TMKS up in the air in a Cessna Cardinal for the 2010 Rochelle Area Chamber of Commercial Annual Fly-In Drive-In.

PODCAST #199 of The Michael Koolidge Show


68.9 MB. August 13th, 2010. DANA LOESCH from KFTK and PJTV in St. Louis on Prop C passing in Missouri; TMKS reacts to the initial reports on steward Steven Slater's slide off the deep end; Illinois Attorney General LISA MADIGAN responds to questions in person about the constitutionality of Obamacare's individual mandate and her role in the upcoming Illinois special election; promoting the annual TMKS party on WTVO TV with STEVE STADELMAN; the jury in the Blagojevich trial gives a morsel of new information and BILL MCMORRIS from the Illinios Statehouse News is there with a report; Der Rathskeller's MIKE DUPREE hosts the 2010 TMKS annual party; and Chicago comedienne PATTI VASQUEZ makes an appearance at the TMKS party in Rockford.

PODCAST #198 of The Michael Koolidge Show


63.4 MB. August 6th, 2010. An announcement about the annual TMKS party which is THIS WEEK (Thursday night, 8/12/10) at Der Rathskeller in Rockford; TMKS on Proposition 8 being overturned in California; CBS Radio's DAVE COHEN with some good news (finally) from the Gulf Oil Leak; SCOTT GRAMS on Brett Favre's latest "retirement" game; TMKS goes nuts over President Obama inexplicably trying to take credit for the success of something he so actively tried to undermine for years (The Iraq Campaign); STEPHANIE WHITMER rants about ABC's The Bachelorette finale; TMKS recounts a classic episode of "What's Happening!"; STACY LUSZ from Blackhawk Lumber on more updates to the Koolidge kitchen; and Canadian General DAVE NEASMITH on the ground in Afghanistan.

PODCAST #197 of The Michael Koolidge Show


56.7 MB. July 30th, 2010. BOB DANE from the Federation for American Immigration Reform (F.A.I.R.) on Judge Bolton's ruling on Arizona's SB 1070; TMKS gushes over NJ Governor Chris Christie; US Senate Candidate MARK KIRK (R) in person on small businesses, the AZ illegal immigration law, and his resume blunders; Illinois Statehouse News' BILL MCMORRIS at the Blagojevich trial on the eve of the verdict; TMKS wonders if the Obamas should cool it off on all the partying and galavanting; KIM MAISCH from the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) endorses Mark Kirk for U.S. Senate in Illinois; TMKS reviews "Inception" (no spoilers, promise); and audio from Jon Stewart's surprising take on the Shirley Sherrod/Andrew Breitbart saga.

Special Westminster Presbyterian Church Mission Trip 2010 Podcast


25.2 MB. July 23rd, 2010. Pastor KAREN HERBST-KIM, LISA PITNEY, and ANDREW, WIEBKE, EMILY, RACHEL, BEN, and SARAH from Westminster Presbyterian Church, on the road for Youth Mission Trip 2010 in Benton Harbor, Michigan.

PODCAST #196 of The Michael Koolidge Show


54.7 MB. July 23rd, 2010. TMKS weighs in on the Shirley Sherrod vs. Andrew Breitbart saga; CEDRA CRENSHAW is on the ballot for Illinois State Senate and gains national attention; STEPHANIE WHITMER cannot believe what Frank did to Ali on The Bachelorette; a city manager in a town of 38,000 makes over $800,000 a year; BILL MCMORRIS from the Illinois Statehouse News is flummoxed with the rest of the world with Blago's latest curveball in court; Dr. COL SCHUYLER K. GELLER, USAF chronicles some amazing medical treatments going on in Afghanistan; STACY LUSZ from Blackhawk Lumber designs a kitchen for the Koolidges; and a bunch o' TMKS show announcements.

PODCAST #195 of The Michael Koolidge Show


60.5 MB. July 9th, 2010. SCOTT GRAMS on LeBron James; ANDREW BREITBART on his new site "Big Peace"; TMKS weighs in on Michael Steele's Afghanistan comment; BILL MCMORRIS from the Illinois Statehouse news at the Blagojevich trial in Chicago; CBS News's STEVE FUTTERMAN at the Emmy nominations in Los Angeles; COL CHADWICK CLARKE on the ground in Afghanistan; TMKS on Illinois's budget woes; and the annual TMKS party location and date is official: Thursday, August 12th from 5:30 to 9PM at Der Rathskeller, Rockford, IL. Subscribe at http://www.koolidge.com/podcast.php

PODCAST #194 of The Michael Koolidge Show


60.1 MB. July 2nd, 2010. RITA COSBY on her new book "Quiet Hero - Secrets from My Father's Past"; SCOT BERTRAM from 1440 WROK announces that TMKS is the number one show in its time slot for Rockford radio talk shows; CBS News political consultant DOTTY LYNCH in Washington D.C. at the Elena Kagan Supreme Court hearings; State Sen. BILL BRADY (R) is running for IL Governor; ALEXI GIANNOULIAS (D) is running for U.S. Senate; GEORGE GAULRAPP (D) is running for U.S. Congress (IL-16th); TMKS on Giannoulias and Mark Kirk's resume issues, as well as Al Gore's second chakra.

PODCAST #193 of The Michael Koolidge Show


59.6 MB, June 24th, 2010. The USA scores a goal to win and advance in the World Cup and it's not called back for a phony penalty; PETE HEGSETH from Vets For Freedom on the GEN McChrystal - GEN Petraeus change of command; listener Matt from Rockford chimes in on Obama and McChrystal; FIFA World Cup expert BRIAN RIEDER on the U-S-A! U-S-A! U-S-A!; BILL MCMORRIS from the Illinois Statehouse News at the Rod Blagojevich trial inside the actual courtroom; candidate for Ohio Governor (R) and former House Budget Committee Chairman JOHN KASICH; MICHAEL KOOLIDGE (who?) appears on 1440's Straight Talk with Riley and Scott; and Canadian COL MIKE DABROS on the ground in Afghanistan.

PODCAST #192 of The Michael Koolidge Show (PART 2)


39.5 MB, June 18th, 2010. CBS News White House correspondent MARK KNOLLER at the White House after President Obama's first Oval office speech about (ostensibly) The Oil Leak cleanup; TMKS demonstrates superior speechifying and breaks down Obama's speech; Harsh criticism of Obama comes from surprising quarters (like Keith Olbermann and Chris Matthews); TMKS listeners Tim and Sandy weigh in; and Toy Story 3 gets 108 out of 108 positive reviews, giving it a rare 100% Rotten Tomatoes rating (as of today.)

PODCAST #192 of The Michael Koolidge Show (PART 1)


40.1 MB, June 18th, 2010. SCOTT OTT from Scrappleface.com on his new book "Laughing At Obama" and When Congressman Attack ; CBS Radio's DONNA FRANCAVILLA on the ground in Panama City, Florida describing the economic impact of The Oil Leak as well as how a hurricane could put a monkey wrench in the cleanup effort; FIFA World Cup expert BRIAN RIEDER the vuvuzela and USA's performance so far in South Africa; and evidence that racism may indeed be completely eradicated (at least in Los Angeles) as the L.A. NAACP claims that a Hallmark graduation card is racist.

PODCAST #191 of The Michael Koolidge Show


64.7 MB. JUN 11th, 2010. CBS Radio's DAVID COHEN on the ground in New Orleans at The Oil Spill; TMKS on Obama's search of ass to kick, along with a good riddance to Helen Thomas; some Blackhawks trivia in anticipation of a Stanley Cup victory; BILL MCMORRIS at the Rod Blagojevich trial in Chicago; Jon Stewart piles on Obama; COL JOHN AGOGLIA on the ground in Kabul, Afghanistan, and JESSICA OFFENWANGER on her way back from Philadelphia after witnessing the Chicago Blackhawks in person win their first Stanley Cup since 1961. GO HAWKS!!!

PODCAST #190 of The Michael Koolidge Show


60.6 MB. JUN 4th, 2010. CBS's RAYMOND TANTER breaks down the Gaza Flotilla incident; TMKS on the latest U.S. Senate candidate in trouble over comments about his war record; Super-blogger CASSY FIANO on "strategic foreclosures" (i.e. deadbeats); Chicago comedienne PATTI VASQUEZ on wearing flip-flops in church; JESSICA OFFENWANGER explains what hockey icing, short-handed goals, and power-play-kills are as the Blackhawks strive for The Stanley Cup; a substantive illegal immigration debate breaks out on NBC's Meet The Press; and soccer superfan BRIAN RIEDER previews the 2010 FIFA WORLD CUP.

PODCAST #189 of The Michael Koolidge Show


52.1 MB. MAY 28th, 2010. BILL BRIGOLI reviews American Idol's farewell to Simon Cowell; TMKS wonders if President Obama understands who is "in charge" of fixing the Gulf Oil Spill; JIM KRASULA from CBS News in Jackson, Mississippi; JESSICA OFFENWANGER celebrates her Blackhawks making it into the Stanley Cup Finals!; Anne Curry treats the Dalai Lama like a 3-year old; TMKS asks if extreme student loan debtors are future victimization-peddlers; and a positive development in the Gitmo-North controversy.

PODCAST #188 of The Michael Koolidge Show


49.7 MB. MAY 21st, 2010. SCOTT OTT of Scrappleface.com wins an election in Pennsylvania and breaks down the primary results elsewhere; Author of "Provide For The Common Defence" LTC (Ret.) CHRISTOPHER HATLEY has some ideas about border security; Twoguysagirlandatvset.com's RYAN MORTON breaks down the 2010 TV series and season finales; TMKS comments on Richard Blumenthal's lies about serving in Vietnam; and Chicago Mayor Richard Daley makes possibly the most outrageous quote ever by a politician.

PODCAST #187 of The Michael Koolidge Show


69.8 MB. MAY 14th, 2010. Governor Chris Christie gets combative after someone calls him "combative"; Hot Air's ED MORRISSEY in-person immediately after a Sarah Palin speech in Rosemont, IL; listeners comment on Palin on the bus-ride back; CHIEF PETTY OFFICER DAVID GORDON on the ground in Kabul, Afghanistan; MIKE BENDER and DOUG CHERNACK from AwkwardFamilyPhotos.com; JOE ABRAHAM returns to TMKS with some tips for entrepreneurs; CONGRESSMAN DON MANZULLO on illegal immigration, financial regulation, and a Gitmo North update; and JESSICA OFFENWANGER celebrates the Chicago Blackhawks knocking off one more opponent on their quest for a Stanley Cup.

PODCAST #186 of The Michael Koolidge Show


60.4 MB. APRIL 30TH, 2010. STEVE FUTTERMAN from CBS News in Phoenix, Arizona at the epicenter of the illegal immigration battle; BOB DANE from the Federation for American Immigration Reform on Arizona S.B. 1070; JESSICA OFFENWANGER celebrates the Chicago Blackhawks advancing in the NHL playoffs; UK Brig. GENERAL SIMON LEVEY on the ground in Afghanistan; Super-blogger DR. MELISSA CLOUTHIER comments on a bizarre reaction from a rape victim in Haiti; and TMKS wonders if President Obama will pledge the $5,255,000 over the $250K he made last year to pay down the federal debt, because, you know, he's "made enough money."

PODCAST #185 of The Michael Koolidge Show


59.8 MB. APRIL 22, 2010. The Sam Adams Alliance "2010 Sammies" winners come on in person to TMKS: DAVID FRAZIER, JAMIE RADTKE, KELI CARENDER, JOHN PAPOLA, BRIAN COSTIN, and ED OSBOURNE; plus the big guns come out as President Bill Clinton compares Tea Partiers to domestic terrorists.

PODCAST #184 of The Michael Koolidge Show


59.6 MB. APRIL 16th, 2010. CBS's VICKI BARKER at Heathrow Airport in London as Europe deals with the Icelandic volcanic eruption; PJTV's BILL WHITTLE on Tax Day 2010 and the national reaction to it; TMKS goes to the Tea Party at Daley Plaza in Chicago and talks to various protestors; RYAN MORTON and TMKS discuss Conan O'Brien's move to TBS; and Illinois Treasurer ALEXI GIANNOULIAS (D) deals with a banking scandal while running for U.S. Senate.

PODCAST #183 of The Michael Koolidge Show


62.4 MB. APRIL 9th, 2010. CNN's AMANDA MOYER on the ground at the Masters; JOHN LYDEN finished #1 in the Facebook CBS world NCAA bracket (beating millions of others) after Duke beat Butler; ADAM ANDRZEJEWSKI wants a forensic audit of Illinois; Rockford Tea Party attendees Katie, Amy and Flo; Brigadier General ANNE MACDONALD on the ground in Afghanistan; ADAM SHARP from Sharp Elbows confronts Congressman Phil Hare (D-IL) on his constitutional knowledge; and DANNY SCHUERER matches disabled vets with injured canines through Save-A-Vet.org.

PODCAST #182 of The Michael Koolidge Show


44.9 MB. APRIL 1st, 2010. Comic genius NORM MACDONALD (That's right, NORM MACDONALD) on writing for Roseanne, anchoring SNL's weekend update, and rooting against the USA in the Olympics; radio host Dana Loesch plays Hardball with Chris Matthews and sends him to the showers; Big Hollywood editor JOHN NOLTE and TMKS fall in love with Pam Stout via The Late Show with David Letterman; and crickets chirp while ANDREW BREITBART offers 100K for proof of a scurrilous accusation from Obamacare facilitators.

PODCAST #181 of The Michael Koolidge Show


68.1 MB. March 25th, 2010. CNN's LISA DESJARDINS on Capital Hill for the final Obamacare vote; Congressman DON MANZULLO (IL-16th) on voting against Obamacare; TMKS on the pros and cons of Facebook political status updates; COL BARRY NEULEN, USMC on the ground in Kabul, Afghanistan; the 'entrepreneur's biggest fan' JOE ABRAHAM on how Obamacare will affect small businesses; and agricultural broadcasting icon MAX ARMSTRONG on how Caterpillar, Inc. and John Deere, Inc. were immediately punched in the face by Obamacare.

PODCAST #180 of The Michael Koolidge Show - "WHITE SOX SPRING TRAINING 2010"


40.2 MB. March 18th, 2010. White Sox rookie C.J. RETHERFORD on getting "the call" to attend Sox camp; local White Sox fan JOHN GALLAGHER at his first Spring Training game; White Sox ace and perfect-game-hurler MARK BUEHRLE; members of the White Sox grounds crew before a game on what it takes to prep the diamond; Sox closer BOBBY JENKS; newest White Sox pitcher J.J. PUTZ; and White Sox manager OZZIE GUILLEN. That's right, OZZIE GUILLEN.

PODCAST #179 of The Michael Koolidge Show - "CUBS SPRING TRAINING 2010"


52.1 MB. March 12th, 2010. Cubs slugger ALFONSO SORIANO on his knee; Illinois transplants Chris and Sandy in the HoHoKam "bleachers"; Cubs pitcher RYAN DEMPSTER in the clubhouse on Milton Bradley and the Cubs' chances this year; Cubs fan and NIU grad Mike Rita soaking it all in; Japanese journalist KATSUSHI NAGAO on covering Japanese MLB players; Cubs GM JIM HENDRY on Milton Bradley; TMKS resident Cubs fanatic SCOTT GRAMS; and Cubs skipper LOU PINIELLA. That's right, LOU PINIELLA.

PODCAST #178C of The Michael Koolidge Show - "The CPAC Interviews - Part 3"


43.1 MB. March 1st, 2010. Super-blogger Dr. MELISSA CLOUTHIER; radio talk show host ROGER HEDGECOCK; Dr. FRED SCHESSEL from Docs for Patient Care; CHARLOTTE and AMBER from Advocacy Ink; TUCKER CARLSON from the Daily Caller; LIZ CHENEY (that's right, LIZ CHENEY) from Keep America Safe, and conservative icon PHYLISS SCHAFLY.

PODCAST #178B of The Michael Koolidge Show - "The CPAC Interviews - Part 2"


45.9 MB. February 28th, 2010. Big Hollywood's JOHN NOLTE, Brothers At War filmmaker JAKE RADEMACHER, The Dana Show and Tea Party TV's DANA LOESCH, Conservative icon and author of "Leave Us Alone" GROVER NORQUIST, and former U.S. Attorney General JOHN ASHCROFT. That's right, JOHN ASHCROFT.

PODCAST #178A of The Michael Koolidge Show - "The CPAC interviews - Part 1"


47.7 MB. February 24th, 2010. Salon.com journalist and IFC documentary filmmaker MAX BLUMENTHAL, HANNAH GILES from Breitbart.com and the Acorn sting videos, ANDREW BREITBART in person at CPAC 2010, and DARYLE JENKINS from One People's Project.

PODCAST #177 of The Michael Koolidge Show


61.2 MB. February 12th, 2010. CNN's LISA DESJARDINS on the Jobs Bill's gutting by Sen. Harry Reid; TMKS plays V.P. Joe Biden on Larry King taking credit of the Iraq campaign's success; JIM ROOPE at the arraignment for Michael Jackson's doctor in L.A.; NFIB Illinois director KIM MAISCH on what the government can do to help small businesses; RYAN MORTON on Ellen Degeneres's American Idol debut and ABC's Lost; DR. PAUL STODDARD on what caused "The Great Illinois Quake of Twenty-Ten"; and U.S. Airforce pilot LTC JOHN HOLM is flying Russian helicopters and rescuing avalanche survivors in Afghanistan -- Subscribe at http://www.koolidge.com/podcast.php

PODCAST #176 of The Michael Koolidge Show


60.1 MB. February 5th, 2010. Super (Bowl) Duper Illinois Primary Politics Podcast. SCOTT GRAMS talks Super Bowl XLIV; IRN's MELISSA HAHN on the extraordinary situation that has arisen in the Illinois Governor's race on the Democrat side; TMKS breaks down the early Illinois election results; former IL Governor JIM EDGAR on a possible recount on the Republican side and what the next governor will face; IL GOP Chairman PAT BRADY on November's prospects; possible GOP nominee for Governor KIRK DILLARD has a somber final leg of the campaign; DAN PROFT and ADAM ANDRZEJEWSKI on GOP unity; speaking of nominees, the Oscars noms are announced; Chief Petty Officer RODNEY FURRY on the ground in Afghanistan; Air Force Pilot and GOP nominee for U.S. Congress ADAM KINZINGER (IL-11th); and leader-in-votes to be the next GOP nominee for Governor of Illinois BILL BRADY at the Republican Unity Breakfast in Chicago. Whew!

TMKS interviews Democratic candidates for Illinois Governor DAN HYNES and GOV. PAT QUINN


10.1 MB. Both 2010 Democratic Candidates for Governor of Illinois Special TMKS Podcast.

PODCAST #175 of The Michael Koolidge Show


61.4 MB. January 29th, 2010. State of the Union attendee LINDA KILLIAN from The Politico right before Obama's first SOTU address; CNN's DICK ULIANO afterwards on what the president actually said; The Associated Press's Fact check of the speech; Deputy Commanding General of NATO Mission - Afghanistan MAJ. GEN. DAVID HOGG on the ground in Kabul; and TMKS breaks down each of the Republican candidates for Governor of Illinois before the big February 2nd primary (Illinois has the first primary in the nation this year. Did you know that? Hmm?)

TMKS interviews with Republican candidates for Illinois Governor (Part 1)


27.4 MB. PART ONE of the 2010 GOP Candidates for Governor of Illinois Special TMKS Podcast: KIRK DILLARD, ANDY MCKENNA, and BILL BRADY.

TMKS interviews with Republican candidates for Illinois Governor (Part 2)


33.4 MB. PART TWO of the 2010 GOP Candidates for Governor of Illinois Special TMKS Podcast: DAN PROFT (w/Steve Rauschenberger), ADAM ANDRZEJEWSKI, and JIM RYAN.

PODCAST #174 of The Michael Koolidge Show


44.8 MB, January 20th, 2010. CBS's PAUL STEINHAUSER in Boston on the historic Massachusetts special election of U.S. Senator Scott Brown; SCOTT OTT from Scrappleface and the Washington Examiner on the ramifications of Tuesday's vote; and Illinoisans DR. MIKE and COLLEEN MONFILS from Three Angel's Relief Children's Orphanage on what most don't know about Haiti, and the challenges of adopting children from Haiti.

PODCAST #173 of The Michael Koolidge Show


51.5 MB, January 14th, 2010. Reacting to the earthquake in Haiti; Massachusetts politico BILL VERNON on the monumental special election Tuesday between Scott Brown and Martha Coakley for U.S. Senate; XM/Sirius MLB Homeplate's MIKE FERRIN on Mark McGuire's shocking, shocking revelation; and TMKS on the Jay Leno vs. Conan O'Brien wars.

PODCAST #172 of The Michael Koolidge Show


65.1 MB, January 6th, 2010. CNN's LISA DESJARDINS with an Obamacare update; SCOTT GRAMS makes some NFL playoff predictions; TMKS on the Undie Terrorist and our government's response to it; Big Hollywood's JOHN NOLTE with a scathing review of Avatar along with commentary on its long-term cultural significance; Command Sgt. Major MICHAEL HERNDON in Afghanistan; and more celebrity airport shenanigans.

PODCAST #171 of The Michael Koolidge Show


69.1 MB, December 18th, 2009. CONGRESSMAN DON MANZULLO (IL-16th) about the leaked Gitmo-North terrorist prison memo; CNN's LISA DESJARDIN with yet another Obamacare update; JIM ANDERSON from IRN on Gitmo-North; CNN's DICK ULIANO on the ground in Oslo for Obama's Nobel Peace Prize speech; TMKS dissects Steve Kroft's Obama interview on 60 Minutes; Not Evil Just Wrong's PHELIM MCALEER on the ground in Copenhagen at the Climate summit; local NASCAR fanatic JOEL JONES on Danica Patrick's dabbling in stock car racing; and a VERY BIG ANNOUNCEMENT about TMKS.

PODCAST #170 of The Michael Koolidge Show


68.3 MB, December 9th, 2009. WARREN MILLER of the soon-to-close-down after 62 years Sinnissippi Forest, where you can cut your own Christmas Tree; Tiger's not even close to being out of the woods (sorry); LISA DESJARDINS from CNN Radio on Obamacare's status in the Senate; RYAN MORTON talks TV; Son of former U.S. Speaker and candidate for Congress ETHAN HASTERT; his opponent in the IL-14th GOP primary State Sen. RANDY HULTGREN; Chicago comedienne PATTI VASQUEZ will be on TBS's "The Very Funny Show" on December 23rd; another former Family Ties cast-member makes national news; and Sinnissippi Forest patrons on their last Christmas there.

PODCAST #169 of The Michael Koolidge Show


65.1 MB, December 2nd, 2009. CNN Radio's AMANDA MOYER on Tiger Wood's [insert golf-themed witty adjective] troubles; TMKS on Obama's Afghanistan announcement at West Point and who the 'enemy' is, according to Chris Matthews; TMKS eagerly awaits the annual airing of the season's best Christmas special; Chicago comedian JAYSON CROSS on posing for Playgirl and doing stand-up in the South; LISA DESJARDINS from CNN on where exactly Obamacare stands in the Senate; JIM RYAN (R) for Governor of Illinois; LIZ MATHIAS on the ground in Kabul, Afghanistan; DAN HYNES (D) for Governor of Illinois; and Mrs. Elise Keaton (aka Meredith Baxter Birney) from Family Ties has a shocking announcement to make.

PODCAST #168 of The Michael Koolidge Show


67.2 MB, NOVEMBER 18th, 2009. Congressman DON MANZULLO (Illinois 16th Congressional District) on why we don't want terrorists transfered to Northern Illinois; IRN's MELISSA HAHN on why might; 1SG JOSHUA WINCHESTER on the ground in Kabul, Afghanistan; ANDY MCKENNA (R) wants to be the next governor of Illinois; Scrappleface's SCOTT OTT on almost beating a very popular incumbent in Scott's first race for public office; and TMKS doesn't want terrorists in his backyard. Literally. Like, rummaging through his garden. (That's how close TMKS is to Thomson, IL.)

PODCAST #167 of The Michael Koolidge Show


67.8 MB, NOVEMBER 11th, 2009. *HAPPY VETERANS DAY* Internet ber-star JON LAJOIE on his youtube videos and his role on FX's "The League"; RYAN MORTON discusses the political angle of ABC's "V"; economist DR. ALAN BESTER on how the fall of the U.S. dollar shouldn't alarm us; author of "The Dollar Meltdown" CHARLES GOYETTE on why it should; 1LT KATE FURTAK on the ground in Baghdad, Iraq; and CNN Radio's JIM ROOPE on the scene in Ft. Hood, Texas.

PODCAST #166 of The Michael Koolidge Show


60.8 MB, NOVEMBER 4th, 2009. PHELIM MCALEER and ANN MCELHINNEY from the provocative new documentary "Not Evil, Just Wrong"; SSG DAVID BILL on the ground in Kabul, Afghanistan on the media's role in combat and which specific state Georgia faced on the field of battle in the Civil War; TMKS salutes friend-of-the-show Scott Ott on his impressive showing as a first-time candidate in PA politics; State Sen. KIRK DILLARD on what Illinois needs to do to attract businesses; local businessman and TMKS sponsor NITESH SINGH from Comfort Inn and Suites - Rochelle on some Thanksgiving and Christmas ideas; and Brick, New Jersey city councilman DAN TOTH on the Garden State's big election this week.

PODCAST #165 of The Michael Koolidge Show (PART 2)


49.7 MB, October 28th, 2009. JOHN NOLTE from Big Hollywood on the entertainment industry delightfully and openly producing proBama propaganda in one concentrated week; PETE HEGSETH from Vets For Freedom on the waiting, and waiting...and waiting for the Commander in Chief to make a decision on Afghanistan; MAJ JAMES LINCOLN in Baghdad, Iraq for the final time; and TMKS plays audio from Temporary U.S. Senator Roland Burris at his very, very best.

PODCAST #165 of The Michael Koolidge Show (PART 1)


43.8 MB, October 28th, 2009. LIPS KUDLOW from the band ANVIL on the aftermath of Anvil! The Story of Anvil. What caused the big fight in London? Are they rich now? What is the meaning of life? It's all covered in this interview, along with clips from THIS IS THIRTEEN, their latest album. Also, LISA DESJARDINS from CNN Radio gives us the latest on the status of Obamacare.

PODCAST #164 of The Michael Koolidge Show


66.4 MB, October 16th, 2009. Part 1 of Blitzer busting the Balloon Boy baloney; CNN Radio's LISA DESJARDINS right after Sen. Olympia Snowe's "courageous" non-tie breaking committee vote on Obamacare; SCOTT GRAMS insists that U. of Wisconsin did not invent tailgating; TMKS discusses coming oh-so-close to becoming an official member of The Nielsen Family with RYAN MORTON, who also discusses the latest Mad Men episode; JEFF POOR from Newsbusters.org on the media's reaction to Rush Limbaugh's interest in the St. Louis Rams; PJTV's JOE HICKS chronicles his journey from Marxist-Communist to Independent-Conservative as well as Obama's Nobel Peace Prize; USAF Capt. ELIZABETH MATHIAS on the ground in Afghanistan; and Part II of the Balloon Boy saga.

TMKS interview with Deroy Murdock about HEAF


12.2 MB. Deroy Murdock discusses the Harlem Educational Activities Fund (Heaf.org), which will hopefully soon be replicated in other cites.

PODCAST #163 of The Michael Koolidge Show


64.1 MB, October 9th, 2009. Obama wins the Nobel Peace Prize...No seriously, he really did; DEROY MURDOCK talks about HEAF, an extremely successful private-sector urban program; comedian JIM FLORENTINE hosts "That Metal Show" on VH1 classic; MARY SCHMICH from the Chicago Tribune on both the cycle of violence AND our cycle of shock; DAN PROFT thinks we should look no further than Indiana for solutions to Illinois budget woes; 1LT KATE FURTAK on the ground in Iraq; and TMKS recommends a simple approach to solving local, state and national problems.

PODCAST #162 of The Michael Koolidge Show


48.9 MB, October 2nd, 2009. Chicago does NOT get the 2016 Olympics and it's quite the disappointment; DANNY PUDI from NBC's Community talks about his character "Abed" as well as his Midwestern roots; U.S. Senate candidate Rep. MARK KIRK is mad about Iran; new IL GOP Chairman PAT BRADY on the 2010 elections; Capt. ELIZABETH MATHIAS on the ground in Kabul, Afghanistan talks about the status of U.S. servicemembers' Twitter and Facebook accounts; and NATE THOMPSON from 31stadiums.com and Vettix.org on his mission for a fallen comrade.

PODCAST #161 of The Michael Koolidge Show


61.7 MB, September 25th, 2009. Fellow radio host GUY BENSON talks about that charming elementary sing-along to Our Dear Leader; SCOTT GRAMS drops off his kid to day care for the first time; TMKS breaks down the Obama/Stephanopoulos smack-down/sit down on This Week along with the president's shoe-shine by Letterman; IRN's JIM ANDERSON sets the stage for the big Olympics announcement coming this week--will it be Chicago?; COL LEE DURHAM is on the ground in Eastern Afghanistan; MAJ JAMES LINCOLN throws out a first pitch before returning to Iraq; and a quintuple murder in a small Illinois town.

PODCAST #160 of The Michael Koolidge Show


61.8 MB, September 18th, 2009. ANDREW BREITBART comes to Illinois for Tea Partying and talks about BigGovernment.com as the ACORN story snowballs; CNN Radio's LISA DESJARDINS is shouted at by protesters, handles it brilliantly then joins us to talk about it; RYAN MORTON returns to review the very blue Jay Leno Show in the wake of Kanye West's jack-assiness; IRN's MELISSA HAHN reports on the Blagojevich saga taking a dark turn with the death of major fundraiser Christopher Kelly; CAPT ELIZABETH MATHIAS on the ground in Afghanistan contemplates what a surge there would mean; TMKS on Charlie Gibson's embarrassing ignorance of the Acorn story; and Jon Stewart surprisingly smacks down both ACORN AND the mainstream media.

PODCAST #159 of The Michael Koolidge Show


68.4 MB, September 11th, 2009. The one and only SPIKE O'DELL tells us why The Beatles are so awesome on the eve of the release of The Beatles: Rock Band; TMKS reads an Obama-school-speech MK column from the RNL (just listen to it); BAG BOY from the Chicago Tribune's Red Eye previews the Bears chances this year (as well as the Packers and Vikings); CNN Radio's LISA DESJARDINS previews the Joint Session of Congress speech from President Obama in Washington, D.C.; JAMES GELFAND from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce after the President's health care speech; the 10 dumbest and smartest dogs breeds; and remembering firemen on SEPTEMBER 11TH.

PODCAST #158 of The Michael Koolidge Show


68.1 MB, September 4th, 2009. CNN Radio's JIM ROOPE on the ground at the California wild fires; Editor-In-Chief of Big Hollywood JOHN NOLTE talks about the best and worst movies of the summer; LTC REGINALD NEAL on the ground in Kabul, Afghanistan; RYAN MORTON from Two Guys, A Girl, and a TV set gives us a Fall television preview; TMKS weighs in on Obama addressing our nation's schoochildren; and RODNEY KING. That's right, THE RODNEY KING.

PODCAST #157 of The Michael Koolidge Show


53.2 MB, August 28th, 2009. Young Army officer 2LT JESSICA ADKISON in Baghdad, Iraq on why she became a soldier; Congressman MARK KIRK wants to be the next U.S. Senator from Illinois; ABC's Dating in the Dark host ROSSI MORREALE; MOM and DAD KOOLIDGE review vacation-destination Branson, MO; TBM Avenger pilot TOM BUCK, Rochelle Mayor CHET OLSON, and L29 pilot Dr. TOM "MACH" SCHNELL at the Rochelle Fly-In/Drive-In; and audio from the 2009 Lincoln Highway Heritage Festival.

PODCAST #156 of The Michael Koolidge Show


62.7 MB, August 21st, 2009. Congressman DON MANZULLO is one of those public servants who actually meets with his constituents at town hall meetings (specifically TMKS); an Illinois doctor explains what a public option would really mean; ORESTES ARCUNI plays a pivotal role on AMC's Mad Men; CPT DAVID SUTTLES on the ground in Afghanistan; TMKS gets all wee-weed up; and KATHY NANCE and ARLENE NEWMAN celebrate the 50th anniversary of Hawaii's statehood.

TMKS interview with Orestes Arcuni


16.9 MB. August 17th, 2009. Actor Orestes Arcuni discusses his role on Season 3 - Episode 1 of AMC's MAD MEN.

PODCAST #155 of The Michael Koolidge Show


60.5 MB, August 14th, 2009. Sea Shepherd Captain PAUL WATSON from Animal Planet's WHALE WARS; author of "Eyes on the Horizon" and former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff 4-Star GENERAL RICHARD B. MYERS (USAF, Ret.); State Senator MATT MURPHY wants to be Governor of Illinois; TMKS wonders how important global warming is vs. economic growth; CNN Radio's AMANDA MOYER reports on new trends in divorces and alimony; MAJ JAMES P. LINCOLN on the ground in Baghdad, Iraq; and comparing the US Postal Service with Obamacare

PODCAST #154 of The Michael Koolidge Show


64.1 MB, August 7th, 2009. Illinoisan and screenwriter HEATH CORSON pays tribute to fellow-Illinoisan and film icon John Hughes; Air Force Capt. CHARLES JOHNSON meets an almost-suicide bomber in Afghanistan; DC insider and BU journalism prof LINDA KILLIAN discusses Obama and the state of Congress; Harvard Business School guy PETER BREGMAN explains why some small business don't return your calls; BOB SCHILLERSTROM wants to be Governor of Illinois; DR. BEVERLY POTTER is "The Worrywart's Companion"; and TMKS describes 'what democracy looks like.'

PODCAST #153 of The Michael Koolidge Show


66.9 MB, August 1st, 2009. TMKS celebrates three years on the air from Rouge and Headon's in Creston, IL; ERIC DA COSTA from Rouge Wine Cellar; CRIS JOHNSON from HEADON'S and SONS; DAN GRABER from the Vintage Base Ball (yes, that's how it's spelled) Creston Regulators; IRN's MELISSA HAHN gives triathlon tips and breaks down the candidates for governor; STATE SEN. KIRK DILLARD (speaking of which) is running for governor; TMKS on Janet Napolitano's lack of appreciation of our anti-terrorism efforts; MAJ JAMES P. LINCOLN almost meets Angelina Jolie in Baghdad; and a clip from the TMKS ANDREW BREITBART interview (entire interview available below)

TMKS interview with Andrew Breitbart


16.8 MB. July 27th, 2009. Andrew Breitbart discusses his Washington Times piece, "Obama's Accidental Gift on Race."

PODCAST #152 of The Michael Koolidge Show


69.4 MB, July 24th, 2009. The White Sox's Mark Buehrle pitches the 18th perfect game in MLB history; TMKS on Skip Gates Jr. vs. The Police; DICK MORRIS says Obama is leading us toward a "Catastrophe"; Stuff White People Like's CHRISTIAN LANDER hosts PC Hook-up; PAUL MILLER and the Sam Adams Alliance create a bona fide viral video; DR. PEGGY LOUDERMILK on the economics of these health care proposals; and CAPT. ELIZABETH MATHIAS in Kabul, Afghanistan.

PODCAST #151 of The Michael Koolidge Show


68.4 MB, July 17th, 2009. Wait...wait...Al Franken is a Senator?; Comedienne PATTI VASQUEZ weighs in on the Sonia Sotomayor hearings; Marathonpundit himself JOHN RUBERRY analyzes the 2010 Illinois political field; RYAN MORTON on Palin4Prez and The Emmy nominees; Obama's multi-gaffes at The All-Star game in St. Louis; U. of Chicago's ALAN BESTER on the MLB's disrespect to Hall of Famer Stan Musial; Illinoisan MAJ JAMES P. LINCOLN on the ground in Baghdad, Iraq; and a TOTUS tragedy.

PODCAST #150 of The Michael Koolidge Show


69.9 MB, July 10th, 2009. The LVRJ's DOUG ELFMAN thinks Michael Jackson was way way overrated; TMKS falls politically out of love with Sarah Palin (while listener JIM FROM GENEVA hasn't given up on her yet); Lefty-radio talk show host DAVID PAKMAN defends the anti-war crowd; Republican DAN PROFT wants to be Illinois governor; and Illinois National Guardsman SSG NICK JAGODZINSKI calls from the top of a humvee in the middle of Afghanistan.

PODCAST #149 of The Michael Koolidge Show


67.9 MB, July 3rd, 2009. CNN Radio's JIM ROOPE is on the scene in LA for the whole Michael Jackson death aftermath; Multi National Forces-Iraq spokesman BRIG. GENERAL STEPHEN LANZA joins us from Baghdad to mark an historic OIF milestone; Author of "I Can't Believe I'm Sitting Next to a Republican" HARRY STEIN is a stranger in a strange land; candidate for Illinois governor ADAM ANDRZEJEWSKI (R) is BFF with Bill Rancic from "The Apprentice"; and author of "Ponzi's Scheme" MITCHELL ZUCKOFF says Charles Ponzi himself was not as bad as Bernie Madoff

PODCAST #148 of The Michael Koolidge Show


69.2 MB, June 19th, 2009. TMKS gives rare props to The Daily Show for properly mocking OlberMathDow; Cubs fan SCOTT GRAMS on the Sammy Sosa steroid saga; exclusive audio from (possibly) the WORLD'S LARGEST PIE FIGHT; Annie G's restauranteur RON REEVES, former TMKS producer RYAN MORTON chooses career over love; CBS Sportsline's MICHAEL FREEMAN chronicles the biggest jerks in sports history; audio of David Letterman's full apology to Gov. Palin; LTC NICK SILVESTROS, M.D., in Afghanistan on the strides medics have made in war; MAJ JAMES LINCOLN in Iraq on combat forces leaving cities there and Stephen Colbert's visit to Baghdad; ERIC "MANCOW" MULLER in person; and a tribute to UNCLE THOMAS B. KOOLIDGE

PODCAST #147 of The Michael Koolidge Show


59.9 MB, June 12th, 2009. U.S. Army CPT SHANE [name redacted] on the recent past and future of Afghanistan; Area woman MOLLY HOLBROOK tries to break a Guinness World Record in pie fights; Army lawyer CPT ELLIOT JOHNSON explains how the Supreme Court works; CNN Radio's DICK ULIANO at the DC Holocaust Museum shooting; TMKS asks for your opinion on David Letterman's tasteless Sarah Palin jokes; and DR. MELISSA CLOTHIER thinks TMKS is one of the top hottest males in the New Media from the Right. That's right.

PODCAST #146 of The Michael Koolidge Show


63.4 MB, June 5th, 2009. CNN Radio's LISA DESJARDINS reports on the latest Capitol Hill travails of Judge Sonia Sotomayor; KATE LEE talks about her appearance in a sketch on Conan O'Brien's first Tonight Show; Author of *Get Rich Cheating* JEFF KREISLER gives tips on malfeasance; Sirius-XM host MIKE FERRIN discusses the MLB season so far and what it's like owning a Slap Chop; IRN reporter MELISSA HAHN goes over the latest in the Illinois budget battle and Patti Blago's reality TV show shenanigans; and Land of Lincolner JAMES P. LINCOLN on the ground in Baghdad, Iraq.

PODCAST #145 of The Michael Koolidge Show


69.9 MB, May 22nd, 2009. Author of *I Love A Man In Uniform* LILY BURANA; candidate for Illinois Governor BILL BRADY; TMKS breaks down Glenn Beck's disastrous THE VIEW appearance; audio from a good speech from the GOP's Michael Steele; IRN's MELISSA HAHN and TMKS agree that texting while driving isn't as bad as it sounds; and MAJ JAMES P. LINCOLN on the ground in Bagdad, Iraq.

PODCAST #144 of The Michael Koolidge Show


57.5 MB, May 15th, 2009. CNN Radio's LISA DESJARDINS reports on Obama's reversal on detainee photos; Big Hollywood's JOHN NOLTE reviews the new Star Trek; Chicago comedienne PATTI VASQUEZ doesn't like taxes; MIKE FOCARETO finds free tickets for veterans in Illinois; interesting 2004 audio from Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer supporting real, actual torture; an Illinois state trooper and Army lieutenant colonel TIM HODGE on the ground in Afghanistan; and surefire ways to bore someone in conversation.

TMKS online-only interview with JOHN NOLTE reviewing STAR TREK - *Spoilers*


12.0 MB, May 13th. Spoiler-filled review of the new STAR TREK with Big Hollywood Editor-In-Chief JOHN NOLTE.

PODCAST #143 of The Michael Koolidge Show


57.6 MB, May 8th, 2009. (SCOTT OTT from Scrappleface and the Washington Examiner skewers Spector's swicheroo; Triple-Purple Heart recipient SSG GREGORY RAYHO from Collinsville, Illinois goes to a NHRA drag race; MAJ JAMES P. LINCOLN from Glenn Ellyn becomes the fourth regular Baghdad, Iraq TMKS guest; and CNN Radio's JIM ROOPE reports on the latest black-eye for baseball, the L.A. Dodgers' Manny Ramirez)

PODCAST #142 of The Michael Koolidge Show


68.3 MB, May 1st, 2009. (LISA DESJARDINS from CNN Radio talks Swine Flu; TMKS asks if it's ever okay to make terrorists uncomfortable; COL SCOTT "PAPA" MAW joins us one last time from Iraq and retires from the Air Force; Bulls Fan SCOTT GRAMS watches the best first-round NBA playoff series ever - from Wrigley Field?; COL LOUIS LANDRETH calls from Kabul, Afghanistan; Glen Ellyn's KATHY HAGMAN catches us up on Dancing With The Stars; and TMKS discovers the Slap Chop Rap)

PODCAST #141 of The Michael Koolidge Show


68.3 MB, April 24th, 2009. (PHIL KEOGHAN, host of CBS's The Amazing Race with an introduction from ELLE and JOSH from the MS Bike Tour; Brig. General STEVEN P. HUBER in Kabul, Afghanistan on commanding all Illinois National Guard troops in a war zone; new media giant MICHELLE MALKIN in person; AM 560 WIND's CISCO COTTO on rising up the radio ranks and biting his tongue in mainstream newsrooms; PAUL MILLER from the Sam Adams Alliance on keeping all levels of our government in check; and MELISSA CLOTHIER wins mucho dinero for blogging)

TMKS interview with Phil Keoghan of CBS's The Amazing Race


9.2 MB. April 23, 2009. Phil Koeghan is riding a bike all the way from Los Angeles to New York to raise money for the Multiple Sclerosis Society, and he stopped by our town! Included are interviews with Elle Ullum from the MS Society and Josh Gotsagen from www.philridesacrossamerica.com

PODCAST #140 of The Michael Koolidge Show


62.5 MB, April 17th, 2009. (WRHL's GREG SAUNDERS goes to the Rockford Tea Party and interviews IL State Sen. DAVE SYVERSON; The Chicago Tribune's JOHN KASS is not smoking 'hopium' OR 'dopium'; a CNN TV reporter forgets her role and embarrasses her network; Capitalist Pig JONATHAN HOENIG speaks at the Chicago Tea Party and returns to TMKS; Illinois protesters KRISTI O'KANE and RIDGELY HUNT voice their opinions; Chicago Young Republican President JEREMY ROSE speaks from the hull of the largest sailboat in America; and JUSTIN LATONA watches a miracle on ice as BOSTON UNIVERSITY scores two goals in 42 seconds to win the National Championship in D.C.)

PODCAST #139 of The Michael Koolidge Show


66.5 MB, April 10th, 2009. (TMKS on Billy Bob Thorton's clamming up on the radio, ED MORRISSEY from Hot Air recaps Obama's trip abroad; local resident MAJ DON POTTS and TMKS regular COL SCOTT MAW in Baghdad, Iraq; small business consultant STEPHANIE LASURE on getting a fledgling business off the ground; the scariest individuals on campus according to Penn State; and Emmy-winning actor, Steppenwolf Theatre founder, and pro-mission veterans advocate GARY SINISE. That's right, GARY SINISE.)

PODCAST #138 of The Michael Koolidge Show


59.1 MB, April 3rd, 2009. (KATHY HAGMEN breaks down that Dancing With The Stars thing, Illinois Congressman DON MANZULLO on his dressing down of Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, IRN's MELISSA HAHN on Ex-governor Rod Blagojevich's official indictment, Marine Lt. Col. MIKE JERNIGAN on the ground in Afghanistan, and area resident LISA LEADY is on Season Two of Animal Planet's Groomer Has It)

PODCAST #137 of The Michael Koolidge Show - ALL CUBS/SOX SPRING TRAINING


55.9 MB, March 25th, 2009. (***SECOND ALL MOBILE SPRING TRAINING PODCAST***) White Sox Slugger JIM THOME, Cubs left fielder ALFONSO SORIANO, White Sox beat writer for the Tribune MARK GONZALES, White Sox right fielder JERMAINE DYE, the Sun-Times's CHRIS DE LUCA, Cubs right-hander CHAD GAUDIN, Veterans Tickets Foundation founder MIKE FOCARETO, Illinois Sox and Cubs fans who made the trip out to Arizona for Spring Training, RONNIE WOO WOO in person at Camelback ranch, Cubs manager LOU PINIELLA, and White Sox skipper OZZIE GUILLEN)

PODCAST #136 of The Michael Koolidge Show


63.2 MB, March 20th, 2009. (***ALL MOBILE SPRING TRAINING PODCAST*** President Obama off his TelePrompTer on Jay Leno, CNN Radio's JIM ROOPE in Los Angeles covering the president, MIKE FOCARETO scores free tickets for veterans, Chicago Cubs pitcher CHAD GAUDIN strikes out batters for troops, 2005 World Series MVP JERMAINE DYE in the White Sox clubhouse during Spring Training, Navy LCDR DARRON LEE on the ground in Kabul, Afghanistan, TMKS is more outraged at Sen. Chris Dodd than AIG, random White Sox fans in Arizona, and former Sox third Baseman PETE WARD)

PODCAST #135 of The Michael Koolidge Show


61.2 MB, March 13th, 2009. (The Jon Stewart vs. Jim Cramer brawl, the Chicago Tribune's TED GREGORY on "buying black", KATHY HAGMAN returns to cheer and jeer Dancing With The Stars, COL SCOTT MAW on the ground in Baghdad, Iraq, and JOHN TILLMAN from the Illinois Policy Institute offers some fixes for getting out of our state budget mess)

PODCAST #134 of The Michael Koolidge Show


64.2 MB, March 6th, 2009. (WGN Radio newsman CHRISTOPHER MICHAEL remembers working with the late radio legend Paul Harvey, Hot Air's ED MORRISSEY weighs in on the Limbaugh-Steele-Obama flap, Air Force Captain ELIZABETH MATHIAS on the ground in Kabul, Afghanistan, random CPACkers after 'The Speech,' and Bachelor fanatic KATHY HAGMAN blasts Jason)

Special Bonus Ed Morrissey Post-CPAC 2009 interview


17.2 MB, March 3rd, 2009. Hot Air's Ed Morrissey talks Rush Limbaugh vs. Michael Steele, and Minnesota's never-ending U.S. Senate race recount.

PODCAST #133 of The Michael Koolidge Show


77.7 MB, February 27th, 2009. (A face-to-face with US Senator DICK DURBIN in Washington D.C. about The Stimulus and the timing of Burris's 'window of legitimacy', COL SCOTT MAW on the ground in Baghdad, Iraq, author and screenwriter ANDREW KLAVAN at CPAC 2009 on center-right art, recapping the Oscars with New York City's GOSSIP GIRL, Vodkapundit STEVE GREEN from PJTV at CPAC, conservative chiropractor and blogging giant DR. MELISSA CLOUTHIER at CPAC, and the Watchdog on Wallstreet CHRIS MARKOWSKI --Subscribe at http://www.koolidge.com/podcast.php)

PODCAST #132 of The Michael Koolidge Show


64.8 MB, February 20th, 2009. (Marine Lt. Col. DAVID ODOM on the ground in Afghanistan, NBC's The Biggest Loser cast-off BLAINE COTTER trains for a half-Iron Man triathlon, CLARENCE PAGE from the Chicago Tribune describes his first trip on Air Force One with President Obama, JIM ANDERSON at Temp. Sen. Roland Burris's most recent public appearance, ROGER L. SIMON, author of "Blacklisting Myself" on what it's like getting nominated for an Oscar and his escapades with Richard Pryor, an area high school basketball event makes national news, and CORRIE DOERGE SMITH de-friends Mike Koolidge on Facebook)

PODCAST #131 of The Michael Koolidge Show


67.6 MB, February 13th, 2009. (Musician and NIU student RACHEL STADE does not appear on Live with Regis and Kelly, TMKS analyzes the lovely and talented Nadya Suleman's appearance on the Today Show, former USMC officer GABE LADEEN on the closing of Gitmo, COL SCOTT MAW on the ground in Baghdad, Iraq, Scrappleface's SCOTT OTT is now both a columnist and a candidate for office, and DC Examiner society columnist KIKI RYAN on the First couple's marriage)

Special Bonus Afghanistan Full Interview with MAJ Pat Seiber in Khowst


20.6 MB, February 2009. The first of our bi-weekly talks Afghanistan, this week with MAJ Pat Seiber in the Khowst Province, 15 miles from the Pakistani border.

PODCAST #130 of The Michael Koolidge Show


63.7 MB, February 6th, 2009. (D.C. insider LINDA KILLIAN says this 'stimulus' will pass, the LVRJ's Doug Elfman on the Super Bowl commercials, CNN Radio's DICK ULIANO on Obama nominee tax scofflaws, HR Block's CARME GREGORY on how NOT to do your taxes, COL SCOTT MAW in Baghdad, Iraq after the very successful provincial elections, and MAJ PAT SEIBER on the ground in Khowst, Afghanistan)

PODCAST #129 of The Michael Koolidge Show


61.2 MB, January 30, 2009. (Former TMKS producer RYAN MORTON chimes in on Blago from OK, IRN Springfield Bureau Chief MELISSA HAHN on our brand new governor Pat Quinn, The Chicago Tribune's ERIC ZORN immediately after Blagojevich's 'closing argument', COL SCOTT MAW on the ground in Baghdad, Iraq talks about things NOT having to do with Blago, Byron psychologist ADAM LARSON in the capitol, IRN's ALEX DEGMAN and DAVE DAHL during the impeachment vote, Lifelong Arizona Cardinals fan DAN DRUMMOND, Lifelong Pittsburgh Steelers fan NEWTON HESTON, Springfield elder scholar DR. KENT REDFIELD predicts the week's events on Monday, and audio of new Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn being sworn in in Springfield)

PODCAST #128 of The Michael Koolidge Show


63.5 MB, January 23, 2009. (Big Hollywood's JOHN NOLTE goes over the 2009 Oscarⓒ nominees, Illinois Radio Network's JIM ANDERSON previews the impeachment trial of Gov. Blagojevich, U.S. Navy Officer WALTER MATTHEWS on the ground in Kabul, Afghanistan, CNN Radio's LISA DESJARDINS at the swearing in of President Obama, Inauguration hi- and low-lights, and COL SCOTT MAW on the ground in Baghdad, Iraq)

Blogojevich Bonus Audio - "The Cowboy Press Conference"


12.1 MB. January 23, 2009. Raw audio from the Gov. ROD BLAGOJEVICH 1/23/2009 "Cowboy Press Conference" in Chicago.

PODCAST #127 of The Michael Koolidge Show


61.4 MB, January 16, 2009. (The LVRJ's DOUG ELFMAN pans Criss Angel's new show in Vegas, a lengthy interview with ANN COULTER about her new book and her personal life, COL SCOTT MAW is back in Iraq, a corny comedian answers the question "How cold is it?," touching base with COL JERRY O'HARA in Afghanistan whom we'll be speaking with regularly, TMKS salutes President George W. Bush, and Vice President Dick Cheney swears in Roland...I'm sorry *Senator* Roland Burris)

PODCAST #126 of The Michael Koolidge Show


59.9 MB, January 9, 2009. (Roland Burris's tombstone and inevitability, Editor-In-Chief of Big Hollywood JOHN NOLTE, CNN Radio's LISA DESJARDIN at Burris's side in DC, IRN's MELISSA HAHN breaks down Blagojemess, UIC Economist PEGGY LOUDERMILK explains where $1,000,000,000,000 comes from, the IL House impeaches Rod Blagojevich, DC Inauguration chaos, and Gov. Rod Blagojevich's full unedited post-impeachment press conference)

Blogojevich Burris Bonus Audio


10.4 MB, December 30th, 2008. Raw audio from the Gov. ROD BLAGOJEVICH, ROLAND BURRIS, Rep. BOBBY RUSH, and Lt. Gov. PAT QUINN 12/30/2008 press conference in Chicago.

PODCAST #125 of The Michael Koolidge Show


50.8 MB, January 2, 2009. (IRN's NICK GALE on Blago's shrewd shocker, Incoming Republican Minority Leader State. Sen. CHRISTINE RADOGNO's comments on the Roland Burris 'appointment' from Blagojevich and the future of the G.O.P in Illinois, CNN Radio's BOB CONSTANTINI reports on the latest in Gaza, and DONNA, RILEY, KATE and COL SCOTT MAW on leave from Iraq in the USA)

Merry Christmas!


TMKS will be back with a new weekly podcast in the New Year. Have a Merry Christmas, Joyous Holiday Season, and Happy New Year!

PODCAST #124 of The Michael Koolidge Show


68.2 MB, December 19, 2008. (TMKS gives legitimate props to Obama for some actual political bravery, almost the entire press conference with Democratic Gov. Rod Blagojevich, his lawyers, Republicans, and would-be Governor Pat Quinn, MATT MCCONKEY from WTAX in Springfield at the Special Committee meeting about Da Guv, CNN Radio's LISA DESJARDINS about President Bush bailing out two of the Big Three, TMKS mocks the "brave" Iraqi journalist who likes to throw shoes, and ANDREW BREITBART interviews MICHAEL KOOLIDGE on the nationally-syndicated The Rusty Humphries Show)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast


14.2 MB, December 11th, 2008. The 114th TMKS weekly interview almost-live in Baghdad, Iraq, now with COL Scott "Papa" Maw

PODCAST #123 of The Michael Koolidge Show - ALL BLAGO


60.1 MB, December 12, 2008. (MELISSA HAHN from the Illinois Radio Network after the IL Attorney General's press conference, State Sen. BRAD BURZYNSKI, a juror in possible impeachment proceedings, GOV. ROD BLAGOJEVICH from TMKS this summer, IRN News Director JIM ANDERSON on, well, what else?...and Marathonpundit's JOHN RUBERRY on Chicago politics and Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn's background)

PODCAST #122 of The Michael Koolidge Show - *WHOLE-SHOW*


32.5 MB December 9th, 2008. (***BONUS ARRESTED GOVERNOR EDITION*** Special WHOLE-SHOW edition of The Michael Koolidge Show, including exclusive audio of now-arrested Illinois Governor ROD BLAGOJEVICH commenting on his criteria for replacing Barack Obama in the U.S. Senate, NICK GALE from the Illinois Radio Network, and ANDY MCKENNA from the Illinois G.O.P.)

PODCAST #121 of The Michael Koolidge Show


63.0 MB, December 5th, 2008. (An exclusive TMKS interview with BILL RICHARDSON from the archives, GEORGIA VOTERS right before the special run-off filibuster-buster-buster vote, Comedian ALONZO BODDEN from Last Comic Standing and the Speed Channel's 101 Cars You Must Drive, JESSICA REAVES from the Chicago Tribune disects Beyonce's "Single Ladies" and TMKS wonders if feminism itself has become antiquated, IRN's MELISSA HAHN reports on President Bush's pardon request from Dick Durbin for George Ryan, COL SCOTT MAW in Baghdad, Iraq, and another pol gets caught on an open mic..is it fair game because he said something "sexist"?)

PODCAST #120 of The Michael Koolidge Show


59.6 MB, November 21st, 2008. (TMKS hits a parked car...or maybe not?, "Barack Obama" reads a farewell letter to Illinoisans, IRN's JIM ANDERSON on Obama's replacement in the Senate, CNN Radio's DICK ULIANO gives both sides of bailing out the Big Three, COL SCOTT MAW in Baghdad, Iraq on the Status of Forces Agreement, and one CNN reporter cleverly calls out another CNN reporter on his ineptitude)

PODCAST #119 of The Michael Koolidge Show


59.4 MB, November 14th, 2008. (SCOTT OTT from Scrappleface.com on the Right's future, Internet giant ANDREW BREITBART on the Left's attempt at reconciliation, Silver Star recipient DAVID BELLAVIA from Vets for Freedom on how veterans can respectfully express opposition to bad foreign policy initiatives, COL SCOTT MAW in Baghdad, Iraq on Veterans Day, The University of Chicago's DR. ALAN BESTER explains the latest on the bailout/rescue plan/TARP, and TMKS calls for Doris Kearns Goodwin to retire from TV appearances)

PODCAST #118 of The Michael Koolidge Show


49.0 MB, November 7th, 2008. (TMKS immediate reactions 'the day after', MELISSA HAHN from IRN in Chicago's Grant Park covers Obama's rise from the halls of Springfield to the Oval Office, BAG BOY from the Tribune's Red Eye is pleased with the Bears and gloats over Obama's win, Boston University journalism professor LINDA KILLIAN on Washington DC's reaction and what the Democrats might do, COL SCOTT MAW in Baghdad on future Iraqi elections, and TMKS on the imperativeness of a Strong Opposition)

PODCAST #117 of The Michael Koolidge Show


47.4 MB, October 31st, 2008. (KELLY PRINDLE has a relative who works for Jennifer Hudson and talks about the triple-murder tragedy, DOUG ELFMAN from the LVRJ joins the show one more time before the election, COL SCOTT MAW in Baghdad announces a thirteenth province turned over to Iraq, and Obama's thoughts about the U.S. Constitution)

PODCAST #116 of The Michael Koolidge Show


47.9 MB, October 24th, 2008. (What if Colin Powell had endorsed McCain instead?, JOHN NOLTE from Dirty Harry's Place discusses Oliver Stone's 'W', IRN's MELISSA HAHN from Springfield talks about our greatest president, COL SCOTT MAW in Baghdad announces yet another province turned over to Iraq, and XM MLB Homeplate's MIKE FERRIN breaks down the Phillies and Rays)

PODCAST #115 of The Michael Koolidge Show


62.3 MB, October 17th, 2008. (DR. STEPHEN R. COVEY discusses the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Boston U. Journalism prof. LINDA KILLIAN talks about these final weeks of the campaign, the LVRJ's DOUG ELFMAN on The Right after an Obama win, former TMKS-in-Iraq-regular MAJ ANDREW MORTON celebrates the Phillies in the World Series, COL SCOTT MAW in Baghdad, Iraq, Prez Debate #3 debate clips, and McCain is cooler than Obama)

PODCAST #114 of The Michael Koolidge Show


45.8 MB, October 11th, 2008. (McCain-Obama Presidential Debate #2 debate recap with Vodkapundit's STEPHEN GREEN, CNN Radio's STEVE KASTENBAUM and IRA MELLMAN talk bailouts/rescues/panics/disasters, etc., and COL SCOTT MAW in Baghdad, Iraq)

PODCAST #113 of The Michael Koolidge Show


42.1 MB, October 3rd, 2008. (A Sarah Palin/Joe Biden VP-debate recap with Vodkapundit's STEPHEN GREEN, EDWARD SISSON talks about Obama's brilliant campaign finance chairwoman Penny Pritzker, and COL SCOTT MAW in Baghdad discusses the Iraq campaign being judged a success by history)

TMKS interview with "VodkaPundit" Stephen Green


24 MB. September 29, 2008. Interview with Stephen Green from Pajamas Media and VodkaPundit.com about the 2008 McCain-Obama Presidential Debate #1

PODCAST #112 of The Michael Koolidge Show


63.9 MB September 26th, 2008. (A caller says NO to the bailout, Hot Air's ED MORRISSEY discusses the bailout and a 269-269 election tie, U. of Chicago economist ALAN BESTER explains how we got into this mess, COL SCOTT MAW in Iraq, local war hero SGT BRIAN SAWLSVILLE talks about getting hit hard in Iraq, and SCOTT GRAMS reviews The Office season premier)

PODCAST #111 of The Michael Koolidge Show


50.8 MB September 19th, 2008. (Obama's possibly illegal blunder in Iraq comes to light, the WSJ's JAMES TARANTO discusses the resumes of previous presidents, CNN's LISA DESJARDINS says hi, a caller responds to the question "Do you have close friends who are political opposites?", radio host GUY BENSON from WIND discusses the Annenberg/William Ayers files and the Obama campaign's silencing of critics, PETE HEGSETH from Vets for Freedom on the truth about The Surge and U.S. Senate Bill 636, and COL SCOTT MAW reports on the ground in Baghdad, Iraq)

PODCAST #110 of The Michael Koolidge Show


47.1 MB September 12th, 2008. (Gushing over Sarah Palin, Acknowledging the significance of September 11th, COL SCOTT MAW and the 2-year anniversary of TMKS's weekly talks with Iraq, Scrappleface's SCOTT OTT dissects ABC's Gov. Palin interviews, and the Las Vegas Review-Journal's DOUG ELFMAN mocks Mike's platonic crush on the Governor of Alaska)

PODCAST #109 of The Michael Koolidge Show


63.9 MB September 5th, 2008. (***REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION PODCAST*** At the Xcel Center in St. Paul, Minnesota after McCain's speech with Scrappleface.com's SCOTT OTT, Chicago radio giant ROE CONN, Internet genius MARY KATHARINE HAM, former U.N. Ambassador JOHN BOLTON, TMKS producer RYAN MORTON, Pajamas Media and PJTV founder ROGER L. SIMON, JO JENSON reacts to Gov. Sarah Palin's speech, McCain Illinois finance chief BOB STRONG, former green beret RICHARD CARNSTON, and Vodka Pundit's STEPHEN GREEN)

PODCAST #108 of The Michael Koolidge Show


46.2 MB August 31st, 2008. (***BONUS DNCC PODCAST*** On the ground in Denver, CO at Obama's Mile High Stadium speech with Illinois Radio Network's MELLISA HAHN, Obamaniacs after the speech, more Hillary delegates, U.S. SEN. DICK DURBIN-IL, U.S. SEN. EVAN BAYH-IN, and guest co-host and producer RYAN MORTON discusses the Gov. Sarah Palin VP pick)

PODCAST #107 of The Michael Koolidge Show


52.5 MB August 28th, 2008. (***ALL-MOBILE-PODCAST!*** On the ground in Denver, CO at the Democratic National Convention with guest co-host and producer RYAN MORTON, IL delegate and veteran Rep. LINDA CHAPA VIA, IL Treasurer ALEXI GIANNOULIAS, IL Senate President EMIL JONES, Governor ROD BLAGOJEVICH, and HILLARY SUPPORTERS on the floor after her speech)

PODCAST #106 of The Michael Koolidge Show


56.0 MB August 15th, 2008. (The Charlotte Observer's JIM MORRELL scoops the rest of the MSM on the John Edwards scandal, DIRTY HARRY aka John Nolte talks about some brave filmmakers in Hollywood, JOEL ARENDS from Vets for Freedom goes back to Iraq; Mike gets Obamarolled; and COL SCOTT MAW in Baghdad, Iraq)

PODCAST #105 of The Michael Koolidge Show


52.8 MB August 8th, 2008. (CNN Radio's STEVE KASTENBAUM reports on Brett Favre's arrival in NY; Congressman DON MANZULLO revolts about voting on drilling; You're a racist if you criticize Barack Obama about anything; COL SCOTT MAW in Baghdad, Iraq; 8-year old SHANE MURRAY waits for power, and TMKS deals with an energy outage)

PODCAST #104 of The Michael Koolidge Show


41.8 MB August 1st, 2008. (The LVRJ's DOUG ELFMAN laments the end of At the Movies; SCOTT GRAMS on e-vite rsvps; the Chicago Tribune's LOU CARLOZO texts in crosswalks; CNN's DICK ULIANO explains the new housing law; COL SCOTT MAW in Baghdad, Iraq and CHRIS HEYDE from the Animal Welfare Institute doesn't want horses slaughtered)

PODCAST #103 of The Michael Koolidge Show


41.1 MB July 25th, 2008. ***TWO-YEAR ANNIVERSARY SHOW*** (Frenchman ERIC DA COSTA marries his pen pal; Englishman ANDY BRENNAND flees The States; DIRTY HARRY says The Dark Knight is George W. Bush, and COL SCOTT MAW in Baghdad, Iraq)

Special online-only THE DARK KNIGHT discussion with "Dirty Harry." ***SPOILERS***


33.5 MB. July 21st, 2008. First 24 minutes - TMKS on-air discussion. Second 24 minutes - Only listen to if you've seen BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT. Lots of spoilers spoilers spoilers!

PODCAST #102 of The Michael Koolidge Show


57.9 MB July 18th, 2008. (IL Treasurer ALEXI GIANNOULIAS plays basketball with Obama; former high school debater RICHARD FUNCHES on the HBO documentary "Resolved"; The View's view on the N-word; COL SCOTT MAW in Iraq; and IRN's MELISSA HAHN says Governor Blagojevich might think "The Dark Knight" is real)

PODCAST #101 of The Michael Koolidge Show


41.5 MB. July 11th, 2008. (PETE HEGSETH from Vets for Freedom; CNN Radio's STEVE KASTENBAUM reports on a Denver venue change for Obama; Honor Flight Chicago's MARY PETTINATO; COL SCOTT MAW and 1LT TODD HRUSKA in Baghdad, and the LVRJ'S DOUG ELFMAN talks Jay Leno and cable vs. satellite TV)

PODCAST #100 of The Michael Koolidge Show


56.0 MB. July 4th, 2008. (AL ROKER from NBC's The Today Show; CNN's DICK ULIANO talks Obama, Clark and Clinton; STEPHEN HALBROOK sues Chicago over gun control; JOHN NOLTE a.k.a. 'Dirty Harry' reviews WALL-E, and COL SCOTT MAW in Baghdad, Iraq)

Special online-only WALL-E discussion with "Dirty Harry." ***SPOILERS***


12.8MB. June 30th, 2008. Only listen to if you've seen WALL-E. Lots of spoilers spoilers spoilers.

PODCAST #99 of The Michael Koolidge Show


56.2 MB. June 27th, 2008. (David Gehring at the Midwest Floods, CNN's Lisa Desjardins talks housing bailout, The American Spectator's Sean Macomber talks Obama, Doug Elfman from the LVRJ, Scott Grams talks Cubs-White Sox, and COL Scott Maw in Iraq)

PODCAST #98 of The Michael Koolidge Show


47.0 MB. June 20th, 2008. (Obama changing his mind on Iraq?, Gary Meyer from Bike MS, CNN's Amanda Moyer at the Midwest floods, Energy Victory's Robert Zubrin, and COL Scott Maw in Iraq)

PODCAST #97 of The Michael Koolidge Show


51.7 MB, June 13th, 2008. (COL Scott Maw in Iraq, Don Bacon back from Baghdad, in Wrigleyville with the fam! - Doug Elfman in Las Vegas, CNN's Lisa Desjardins in DC, and Linda Killian in Boston)

PODCAST #96 of The Michael Koolidge Show


68.0 MB, June 6th, 2008. **ALL-MOBILE-PODCAST!** (Pete Hegseth from Vets for Freedom in DC, Garrett Anderson describes how he lost a limb in Iraq, CNN's Steve Kastenbaum analyzes Hillary's money issues, Mike Ferrin from XM's MLB Home Plate breaks down the baseball season a third of the way in, COL Scott 'Papa' Maw on the ground in Baghdad, and WFAE's Lisa Miller talks about Charlotte)

PODCAST #95 of The Michael Koolidge Show


60.2 MB, May 30th, 2008. (The LVRJ's Doug Elfman, John McCain's Senior Policy Advisor Nancy Pfotenhauer, COL Scott 'Papa' Maw on the ground in Baghdad, Iraq, and Patti Smith from Operation Santa)

PODCAST #94 of The Michael Koolidge Show


49.1 MB, May 22nd, 2008. (HotAir.com's Ed Morrissey, Steve Huntley from the Sun-Times, 'Dirty Harry' returns to review the new Naria, and COL Scott 'Papa' Maw on the ground in Baghdad, Iraq)

PODCAST #93 of The Michael Koolidge Show


35.9 MB, May 16th, 2008. (Kelly Prindle discusses the season finale of NBC's The Office, Kirby Hanson tells us about Ronald Reagan on the Radio, and COL Don Bacon's final report from Iraq)

PODCAST #92 of The Michael Koolidge Show


67.7 MB, May 9th, 2008. (COL Don Bacon in Iraq, 'Dirty Harry' from Libertas reviews Iron Man, Ex-Lefty and now conservative icon David Horowitz talks about 'Party of Defeat', The LVRJ's Doug Elfman covers someone named Oprah, and comedian Tim Clue opens for POTUS 41)

Special online-only IRON MAN discussion with Dirty Harry from Libertas. ***SPOILERS***


16.4 MB, May 5th, 2008. ***SPOILER ALERT*** Only listen to if you've SEEN Iron Man. Lots of spoilers spoilers spoilers.

PODCAST #91 of The Michael Koolidge Show


78.9 MB, May 2nd, 2008. (CNN Radio's Dick Uliano talks Obama and Wright, Bernard Goldberg from HBO Real Sports, Scrappleface's Scott Ott, DC insider Linda Killian, and COL Don Bacon in Iraq)

PODCAST #90 of The Michael Koolidge Show


73.7 MB, April 18th, 2008. (Part 3 of 3 with six-year POW in Vietnam Joe Crecca, WFAE's Lisa Miller finally joins Facebook, COL Bacon in Iraq, Vodkapundit's Stephen Green talks Dem debate, and Andy Brennand and Greg Morely from NIU work on a documentary about young vets on campus)

PODCAST #89 of The Michael Koolidge Show


67.1 MB, April 11th, 2008. (Part 2 of 3 with six-year POW in Vietnam Joe Crecca, Vets for Freedom speeches in DC from Pete Hegseth, David Bellavia and Sen. John McCain, Iraq vet John William Turner, COL Bacon in Baghdad, and Shea Stadium gets Rickrolled)

PODCAST #88 of The Michael Koolidge Show


54.4 MB, April 4th, 2008. (Part 1 of 3 with six-year POW in Vietnam Joe Crecca, Libertas' Dirty Harry slams "Stop Loss," COL Bacon calls from a calmer Baghdad, and Catar-act's Prajwal Ciryam promotes a good cause)

TMKS interview with "Dirty Harry" from Libertas


20.9 MB - March 2008 - 22 minutes

PODCAST #87 of The Michael Koolidge Show


42.4 MB, March 28th, 2008. (COL Don Bacon in a hairy Baghdad, CNN Radio's Jim Roope talks cards for convicts and space tourism, and Doug Elfman talks March Madness and Facebook)

PODCAST #86 of The Michael Koolidge Show


58.4 MB, March 21st, 2008. (Lisa Desjardins from CNN Radio, Vets for Freedom's Pete Hegseth, NCAA basketball analyst Ryan Morton, and radio hosts Kelly Prindle & Tasha Hacaga)

PODCAST #85 of The Michael Koolidge Show


53.5 MB, March 14th, 2008. (CNN Radio's Lisa Desjardins, LVRJ's Doug Elfman, COL Bacon in Iraq, and Scrappleface's Scott Ott)

TMKS interview with Scott Ott of Scrappleface.com


25.7 MB, March 2008 - 28 minutes.

PODCAST #84 of The Michael Koolidge Show


60.6 MB, March 7th, 2008. (COL Bacon in Iraq, Linda Killian from The Politico, Mark Hyman from The American Spectator, and Nicholas Wapshott from The New York Post)

PODCAST #83 of The Michael Koolidge Show


42.5 MB, February 29th, 2008. (Chicago Tribune's Clarence Page, VH1 and Free Radio's Lance Krall, COL Bacon in Iraq, Bill Murchison on WFB Jr., and TV Columnist Doug Elfman)

PODCAST #82 of The Michael Koolidge Show


70.3 MB, February 22nd, 2008. (Craigslist CEO Jim Buckmaster, COL Don Bacon in Iraq, Comedienne Patti Vasquez, and WLBK News Director Scott Zak in DeKalb)

PODCAST #81 of The Michael Koolidge Show - February 15th, 2008


29.8 MB, February 15th, 2008. (NIU student Meagan Szydlowski, XM Radio's Mike Ferrin, and COL Don Bacon in Iraq)

PODCAST #80 of The Michael Koolidge Show -February 8th, 2008


40.3 MB, February 8th, 2008. (Mitt Romney speech, 5 seconds with John McCain, The Politico's Linda Killian, and COL Don Bacon in Iraq)

PODCAST #78 of The Michael Koolidge Show - January 25th, 2008


44.8 MB, January 25th, 2008 (CNN Radio's Steve Kastenbaum, Rear Admiral Patrick Driscoll in Iraq, TV Columnist Doug Elfman, Hedge Fund manager Johnathan Hoenig, and Author Wynton C. Hall)

PODCAST #79 of The Michael Koolidge Show - February 1st, 2008


64.3 MB, February 1st, 2008. (CNN Radio's Lisa Desjardins, COL Don Bacon in Iraq, Economist Peggy Loudermilk, Sportswriter Mike Nadel, and TV Columnist Doug Elfman)

PODCAST #77 of The Michael Koolidge Show - January 18th, 2008


29.9 MB, January 18th, 2008 (Ryan Morton talks NFL, Scrappleface's Scott Ott, Rear Admiral Driscoll in Iraq, and James Taranto of the Wall Street Journal)

TMKS interview with Devon Generally of Vets for Freedom


15 MB, January 16th, 2008 - 18 minutes

TMKS interview with Scott Ott of Scrappleface.com


8 MB, January 15th, 2008 - 20 minutes.

TMKS interview with The Chicago Sun-Times' Doug Elfman


17.1 MB, January 14th, 2008 - 19 minutes.

PODCAST #76 of The Michael Koolidge Show - January 11th, 2008


***FIRST FULL SHOW ON NEW STATION*** 43.0 MB, January 11, 2008 (Rear Admiral Patrick Driscoll in Iraq, The Politico's Linda Killian, and Bulls/BCS analyst Scott Grams)

PODCAST #75 of The Michael Koolidge Show - December 28th, 2007


79.9 MB, December 28th, 2007 (Bulls fan Scott Grams, college football analyst Ryan Morton, Packer man Sam Graber, and the Chicago Tribune Redeye's "Bag Boy")

PODCAST #74 of The Michael Koolidge Show - December 21st, 2007


67.1 MB, December 21st, 2007 (Don Bacon in Iraq, Minute Man Jerry Griffin, and EWTN's Raymond Arroyo)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast ALPHA-BITS-TWO


23.6 MB, December 19th, 2007. The 66th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live in Baghdad, Iraq, now with COL Don "Bits" Bacon

TMKS interview with The Chicago Sun-Times' Doug Elfman


19.3 MB, December 2007 - 22 minutes.

PODCAST #73 of The Michael Koolidge Show - December 14th, 2007


44.0 MB, December 14th, 2007 (Capitalistpig.com's Jonathan Hoenig, Weekend Buzz's Jay Burlison, and COL Don Bacon in Iraq)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast ZULU-BITS


22.5 MB, December 13th, 2007. The 65th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live in Baghdad, Iraq, now with COL Don "Bits" Bacon

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast YANKEE-BITS


19.4 MB, December 6th, 2007. The 64th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live in Baghdad, Iraq, now with COL Don "Bits" Bacon

PODCAST #72 of The Michael Koolidge Show - December 7th, 2007


43.0 MB, December 7th, 2007 ("Young Bucks" Author Troy Dunn, French exchange student Lucy Montier, and the Sun-Times Doug Elfman)

PODCAST #71 of The Michael Koolidge Show - November 30th, 2007


50.7 MB, November 30th, 2007 (Tagg Romney, Steve Forbes, and Vodkapundit.com's Stephen Green)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast XRAY-BITS


17.4 MB, November 29th, 2007. The 63rd TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live in Baghdad, Iraq, now with COL Don "Bits" Bacon

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast WHISKEY-BITS


19.7 MB, November 22nd, 2007. The 62nd TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live in Baghdad, Iraq, now with COL Don "Bits" Bacon

PODCAST #70 of The Michael Koolidge Show - November 23rd, 2007


36.1 MB, November 23rd, 2007 (The Chicago Sun-Times Doug Elfman and Four-star Admiral Robert Natter)

TMKS interview with Illinois Policy Institute's John Tillman


9.8 MB, November 14, 2007 - 10 minutes.

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast VICTOR-BITS


19.0 MB, November 15th, 2007. The 61st TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live in Baghdad, Iraq, now with COL Don "Bits" Bacon

PODCAST #69 of The Michael Koolidge Show - November 16th, 2007


45.7 MB, November 16th, 2007 (Grenada veteran Dave Norris, Vietnam veteran David Van Drew, and Iraq veteran Pete Hegseth)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast UNIFORM-BITS


19.6 MB, November 8th, 2007. The 60th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live in Baghdad, Iraq, now with COL Don "Bits" Bacon

PODCAST #68 of The Michael Koolidge Show - November 9th, 2007


67.6 MB, November 9th, 2007 Special WHOLE SHOW! (Scrappleface.com's Scott Ott, IL Dept. of Veterans Affairs Director Tammy Duckworth, and red carpet walker Kate Lee)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast TANGO-BITS


21.1 MB, November 1st, 2007. The 59th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live in Baghdad, Iraq, now with COL Don "Bits" Bacon

PODCAST #67 of The Michael Koolidge Show - November 2nd, 2007


42.3 MB, November 2nd, 2007 (Radio giant Spike O'Dell, former FBI Director Louis Freeh, and Boston U. student Ann Shedd)

PODCAST #66 of The Michael Koolidge Show - October 26th, 2007


46.3 MB, October 26th, 2007 (Rudy Giuliani, Denny Hastert, the WSJ's Dan Henninger and Red Sox fan Bill Vernon)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast SIERRA-BITS


22.4 MB, October 25th, 2007. The 58th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live in Baghdad, Iraq, now with COL Don "Bits" Bacon

TMKS interview with presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani


8.9 MB, October 24, 2007 - 10 minutes.

PODCAST #65 of The Michael Koolidge Show - October 19th, 2007


52.2 MB, October 19th, 2007 (Messianic Jew Dr. Michael Brown, Life-long Rockies fan Carl Deffenbaugh, Tails Animal Shelter's Cathy Stelford, and Weekend Buzz's Jay Burlison)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast ROMEO-BITS


25.4 MB, October 18th, 2007. The 57th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live in Baghdad, Iraq, now with COL Don "Bits" Bacon

PODCAST #64 of The Michael Koolidge Show - October 12th, 2007


50.3 MB, October 12th, 2007 (Radio giant Mark Levin, VodkaPundit's Steve Green, The Politico's Roger Simon, and GWU student Iris Somberg)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast QUEBEC-BITS


24.5 MB, October 11th, 2007. The 56th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live in Baghdad, Iraq, now with COL Don "Bits" Bacon

PODCAST #63 of The Michael Koolidge Show - October 5th, 2007


48.9 MB, October 5th, 2007 (Six-year-old composer Emily Bear, The Wall Street Journal's James Taranto, Gordon Rottman, author of FUBAR, and Radio Talk Show Host Lars Larson)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast PAPA-BITS


24.5 MB, October 4th, 2007. The 55th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live in Baghdad, Iraq, now with COL Don "Bits" Bacon

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast OSCAR-BITS


18.6 MB, September 27th, 2007. The 54th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live in Baghdad, Iraq, now with COL Don "Bits" Bacon

PODCAST #62 of The Michael Koolidge Show - September 28th, 2007


60.8 MB, September 28th, 2007 (COL Don Bits Bacon, Author Brandon Friedman and Radio Talk Show Host Laura Ingraham)

PODCAST #61 of The Michael Koolidge Show - September 21st, 2007


44.0 MB, September 21st, 2007 (The Sun-Times' Doug Elfman, Ryan Morton, Policeman Tom Koolidge, the Wall Street Journal's Kim Strassel, and Realclearpolitics.com's Tom Bevan)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast NOVEMBER-BITS


23.3 MB, September 20th, 2007. The 53rd TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live in Baghdad, Iraq, now with COL Don "Bits" Bacon

PODCAST #60 of The Michael Koolidge Show - September 14th, 2007


51.7 MB, September 14th, 2007 (Vets for Freedom's Pete Hegseth, CNN Radio's Lisa Goddard, and USAF COL Don Bacon)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast MIKE-BITS


35.7 MB, September 13th, 2007. The 52nd TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live in Baghdad, Iraq, now with COL Don "Bits" Bacon ***ONE YEAR OF IRAQ PODCASTS***

PODCAST #59 of The Michael Koolidge Show - September 7th, 2007


44.8 MB, September 7th, 2007 Special WHOLE SHOW! (Colonel Don Bacon, CNN Radio's Lisa Goddard, Jay Burlison and Ryan Morton)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast LIMA-BITS


22.7 MB, September 6th, 2007. The 51st TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live in Baghdad, Iraq, now with COL Don "Bits" Bacon

PODCAST #58 of The Michael Koolidge Show - August 31st, 2007


41.6 MB, August 31st, 2007 (Bluesman Joe Bonamassa, Doug Elfman from the Sun-Times, and U.S. Senator Sam Brownback)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast KILO-BITS


23.7 MB, August 30th, 2007. The 50th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live in Baghdad, Iraq, now with COL Don "Bits" Bacon

PODCAST #57 of The Michael Koolidge Show - August 24th, 2007


33.6 MB, August 24th, 2007 (Ahmed Kamel, CNN Radio's Jim Roope, and COL Don Bacon in Iraq)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast JULIET-BITS


23.3 MB, August 23rd, 2007. The 49th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live in Baghdad, Iraq, now with COL Don "Bits" Bacon

PODCAST #56 of The Michael Koolidge Show - August 17th, 2007


30.7 MB, August 17th, 2007 (CNN Radio's Lisa Goddard, David M. Miller from the Chicago Tribune, and Comedienne Patti Vasquez)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast INDIA-BITS


24.4 MB, August 16th, 2007. The 48th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live in Baghdad, Iraq, now with COL Don "Bits" Bacon

PODCAST #55 of The Michael Koolidge Show - August 10th, 2007


40.2 MB, August 10th, 2007 (Patti Novak from A&E's Confessions of a Matchmaker, Vodkapundit.com's Steve Green, and Ryan Morton)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast HOTEL-BITS


22.6 MB, August 9th, 2007. The 47th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live in Baghdad, Iraq, now with COL Don "Bits" Bacon

PODCAST #54 of The Michael Koolidge Show - July 27th, 2007


32.3 MB, July 27th, 2007 (Author Mary Warren and Sen. Mike Gravel)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast GOLF-BITS


20.7 MB, July 26th, 2007. The 46th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live in Baghdad, Iraq, now with COL Don "Bits" Bacon

PODCAST #53 of The Michael Koolidge Show - July 20th, 2007


39.7 MB, July 20th, 2007 (IL Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias, and Protest Warrior Kfir Alfia)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast FOXTROT-BITS


21.1 MB, July 19th, 2007. The 45th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live in Baghdad, Iraq, now with COL Don "Bits" Bacon

PODCAST #52 of The Michael Koolidge Show - July 13th, 2007


47.0 MB, July 13th, 2007 (Doug Elfman, TV critic from The Chicago Sun-Times, and Air Force COL Don Bacon) * * * ONE YEAR OF PODCASTS * * *

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast ECHO-BITS


23.5 MB, July 12th, 2007. The 44th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live in Baghdad, Iraq, now with COL Don "Bits" Bacon

PODCAST #51 of The Michael Koolidge Show - July 6th, 2007


31.2 MB, July 6th, 2007 (Congressman Don Manzullo, author Paul Mero, and RPS finalist Mike Seward)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast DELTA-BITS


19.6 MB, July 5th, 2007. The 43rd TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live in Baghdad, Iraq, now with COL Don "Bits" Bacon

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast CHARLIE-BITS


13.1 MB, June 28th, 2007. The 42nd TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live in Baghdad, Iraq, now with COL Don "Bits" Bacon

PODCAST #50 of The Michael Koolidge Show - June 29th, 2007


29.0 MB, June 29th, 2007 (Congressman Tom Tancredo, Doug Elfman, and Patrick Ruffini)

PODCAST #49 of The Michael Koolidge Show - June 22nd, 2007


37.3 MB, June 22nd, 2007 (Scrappleface.com's Scott Ott, MAJ Andrew Morton, and Sen. Mike Gravel)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast BRAVO-BITS


14.4 MB, June 21st, 2007. The 41st TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live in Baghdad, Iraq, now with COL Don "Bits" Bacon

PODCAST #48 of The Michael Koolidge Show - June 15th, 2007


33.4 MB, June 15th, 2007 (Doug Elfman talks final Sopranos, Mike loses his beard, and Air Force COL Don "Bits" Bacon in Iraq)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast ALPHA-BITS


24.4 MB, June 14th, 2007. The 40th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with Baghdad, Iraq, this time with COL Don "Bits" Bacon

PODCAST #47 of The Michael Koolidge Show - June 8th, 2007


33.8 MB, June 8th, 2007 (IRN's Jim Anderson, Gold Medalist Cat Osterman, and The Politico's Linda Killian)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast MIKE-TWO


16.8 MB, June 7th, 2007. The 39th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Baghdad, Iraq

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast LIMA-TWO


17.1 MB, May 31st, 2007. The 38th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Baghdad, Iraq

PODCAST #46 of The Michael Koolidge Show - June 1st, 2007


96.3 MB, June 1st, 2007 Special Memorial Day Speech-Sistah Koolidge-Rosie/Elizabeth-Young Pilots-Podcast Newbie WHOLE SHOW! (Dixon Montgomery, Suzanna Koolidge, Rose Ellen May and Joanne Swanson)

PODCAST #45 of The Michael Koolidge Show - May 25th, 2007


29.7 MB, May 25th, 2007 (Chris Sawlsville and Scott Grams)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast KILO-TWO


15.1 MB, May 24th, 2007. The 37th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Baghdad, Iraq

PODCAST #44 of The Michael Koolidge Show - May 18th, 2007


28.3 MB, May 18th, 2007 (Senator Jim Talent, Doug Elfman, and Murdock the Mad)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast JULIET-TWO


18.4 MB, May 17th, 2007. The 36th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Baghdad, Iraq

PODCAST #43 of The Michael Koolidge Show - May 11th, 2007


33.0 MB, May 11th, 2007 (James Taranto, Matt Oxley and Andrew Morton)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast INDIA-TWO


15.6 MB, May 10th, 2007. The 35th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Baghdad, Iraq

PODCAST #42 of The Michael Koolidge Show - May 4th, 2007


28.6 MB, May 4th, 2007 (Doug Elfman, Scott Grams and Jason Goch)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast HOTEL-TWO


16.6 MB, May 3rd, 2007. The 34th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Baghdad, Iraq

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast GOLF-TWO


19.2 MB, April 26th, 2007. The 33rd TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Baghdad, Iraq

PODCAST #41 of The Michael Koolidge Show - April 27th, 2007


28.1 MB, April 27th, 2007 (Author Michelle Keener and Governor Bill Richardson)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast FOXTROT-TWO


22.1 MB, April 19th, 2007. The 32nd TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Baghdad, Iraq

PODCAST #40 of The Michael Koolidge Show - April 20th, 2007


22.1 MB, April 20th, 2007 (Pastor Steven Dow and MAJ Andrew Morton)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast ECHO-TWO


15.7 MB, April 13th, 2007. The 31st TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, this week in Washington D.C.

PODCAST #39 of The Michael Koolidge Show - April 13th, 2007


31.2 MB, April 13th, 2007 (Kate Lee, Angela McGlowan and Congressman Don Manzullo)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast DELTA-TWO


15.7 MB, April 6th, 2007. The 30th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Iraq

PODCAST #38 of The Michael Koolidge Show - April 2nd, 2007


48.8 MB, April 2nd, 2007 Special Sopranos-Entourage-Facebook-Digg WHOLE SHOW! (Doug Elfman, Jacob Dodson, Kala Campbell, and Henry Wang)

PODCAST #37 of The Michael Koolidge Show - March 30th, 2007


34.8 MB, March 30th, 2007 (Patti Vasquez, Jennifer Roback Morse and Lee Horselogger)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast CHARLIE-TWO


23.2 MB, March 29th, 2007. The 29th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Iraq

TMKS interview with Scott Ott of Scrappleface.com


24.1 MB, March 26, 2007 - 25 minutes.

PODCAST #36 of The Michael Koolidge Show - March 23rd, 2007


39.5 MB, March 23rd, 2007 (James Taranto, Zaccery Risley and Congressman Pete Hoekstra)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast BRAVO-TWO


24.2 MB, March 22nd, 2007. The 28th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Iraq

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast ALPHA-TWO


**6 MONTH MARK!** 17.0 MB, March 15th, 2007. The 27th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Iraq

PODCAST #35 of The Michael Koolidge Show - March 16th, 2007


37.4 MB, March 16th, 2007 (Kirsten Scharnberg, Tammy Duckworth and IL Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast X-RAY


31.9 MB, February 22nd, 2007. The 24th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Iraq

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast ZULU


20.0 MB, March 8th, 2007. The 26th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Iraq

PODCAST #34 of The Michael Koolidge Show - March 9th, 2007


34.2 MB, March 9th, 2007 (Doug Elfman, Dennis T. Avery and Kelly Prindle)

TMKS interview with Indian Bishop Gideon Devanesan


14.5 MB, March 8, 2007 - 15 minutes.

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast YANKEE


15.6 MB, March 1st, 2007. The 25th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Iraq

PODCAST #33 of The Michael Koolidge Show - March 2nd, 2007


36.4 MB, March 2nd, 2007 (Jonathan Hoenig, Jay Burlison and James L. Buckley)

PODCAST #32 of The Michael Koolidge Show - February 23rd, 2007


31.9 MB, February 23rd, 2007 (Andrew Morton and Mitt Romney)

TMKS interview with Scott Ott of Scrappleface.com


32.2 MB, February 19, 2007 - 35 minutes.

TMKS interview with presidential candidate Gov. Mitt Romney


9.4 MB, February 19, 2007 - 10 minutes.

PODCAST #31 of The Michael Koolidge Show - February 16th, 2007


38.7 MB, February 16th, 2007 (Jonathan Wier, Wynton C. Hall, Daniel Henninger...and Nancy Pelosi?)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast WHISKEY


22.5 MB, February 8th, 2007. The 23rd TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Iraq

PODCAST #30 of The Michael Koolidge Show - February 9th, 2007


37.3 MB, February 9th, 2007 (Jules Crittenden, Mary Warren and Doug Elfman)

PODCAST #29 of The Michael Koolidge Show - February 2nd, 2007


57.4 MB, February 2nd, 2007 Special Super Bowl-Whole Show! (Bag Boy, Scott Grams, Ric Maly, Jim McKenzie, and John Shank)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast VICTOR


21.6 MB, February 1st, 2007. The 22nd TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Iraq

PODCAST #28 of The Michael Koolidge Show - January 26th, 2007


41.1 MB, January 26, 2007 (Doug Elfman, Clarence Page, Mike Nadel...and Barack Obama?)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast UNIFORM


22.2 MB, January 25, 2007. The 21st TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Iraq

PODCAST #27 of The Michael Koolidge Show - January 19th, 2007


37.7 MB, January 19, 2007 (Kevin Carey from CCC Ltd., Melana Zyla Vickers from TCSDaily.com, Ryan Morton, and Scott Grams)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast TANGO (+BRAVO)


28.6 MB, January 18, 2007. The 20th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Iraq - PLUS "The Lost Podcast BRAVO"

PODCAST #26 of The Michael Koolidge Show - January 12th, 2007


35.6 MB, January 12, 2007 (Tigger the Tiger, James Taranto and Ty Freyvogel)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast SIERRA


32.3 MB, January 11, 2007. The 19th TMKS WEEKLY interview "on leave" with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, this week with his wife CPT Melinda Morton in Philadelphia

PODCAST #25 of The Michael Koolidge Show - January 5th, 2007


37.4 MB, January 5, 2007 (Man vs. The View and interviews with Doug Elfman, Dr. Randy Weinshel and Dr. Mariam Grossman)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast ROMEO


21.1 MB, January 4, 2007. The 18th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Iraq

PODCAST #24 of The Michael Koolidge Show - Dec. 29, 2006


30.2 MB, December 29, 2006 (Compilation of Bag Boy from the Chicago Tribune's Red Eye, Token WRHL Packers fan Sam Graber, and BCS Expert Ryan Morton)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast QUEBEC


30.0 MB, December 28, 2006. The 17th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Iraq

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast PAPA


30.5 MB, December 21, 2006. The 16th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Iraq

PODCAST #23 of The Michael Koolidge Show - Dec. 22, 2006


31.3 MB, December 22, 2006 (Full 30 minute interview with Andrew Morton, on the ground in Baghdad, Iraq)

PODCAST #22 of The Michael Koolidge Show - Dec. 15, 2006


33.8 MB, December 15, 2006 [Compilation of interview with Charles Rangel (phoney), Intellectual Activist Robert Tracinski, and WWII Pearl Harbor veteran Verne Lundstrom]

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast OSCAR


22.6 MB, December 14, 2006. The 15th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Iraq

PODCAST #21 of The Michael Koolidge Show - Dec. 8, 2006


48.9 MB, December 8, 2006 (Compilation of Rockford Imam Shpendim Nadzaku, The Chicago Tribune's Chris Jones, David Zak of Bailiwick Theater's "Christmas Schooner," MTV VJ auditionee Paris Outlaw, and MAJ Andrew Morton in Iraq)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast NOVEMBER


16.6 MB, December 7th, 2006. The 14th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Iraq

PODCAST #20 of The Michael Koolidge Show - Nov. 30, 2006


35.0 MB, November 30, 2006 (Compilation of Snake Lady Kristin Stanford, Letssaythanks.com's Carl Langsenkamp, and Father David Peck)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast MIKE


20.0 MB, November 30, 2006. The 13th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Iraq

PODCAST #19 of The Michael Koolidge Show - Nov. 24, 2006


34.5 MB, November 24, 2006 (Compilation of Rhodes Scholar Parvinder Thiara and the Chicago Sun-Times' Doug Elfman)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast LIMA


22.8 MB, November 22, 2006. The 12th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Iraq

PODCAST #18 of The Michael Koolidge Show - Nov. 17, 2006


36.3 MB, November 17, 2006 (Compilation of CPT Melinda Morton, Fantasy Congress's Ethan Andyshak, and author Keith Thompson of "Leaving the Left")

Special Bonus "LIVE From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast KILO


16.1 MB, November 16, 2006. The 11th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Iraq

PODCAST #17 of The Michael Koolidge Show - Nov. 10, 2006


35.1 MB, November 10, 2006 (Compilation of Scrappleface.com's Scott Ott, Comedienne Patti Vasquez, and The Wall Street Journal's James Taranto)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast JULIET


16.3 MB, November 9, 2006. The 10th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Iraq

Campaign 2006 Entire Election Eve Show


79.9 MB November 6, 2006. Doug Elfman, Jim Anderson, Chris Mahaffey and Jason Anderson. Listen to what an entire TMKS sounds like. And hey, no commercials!

PODCAST #16 of The Michael Koolidge Show - Nov. 4, 2006


26.1 MB, November 4, 2006 (Compilation of Army lawyer Elliot Johnson, Graham Webster of World RPS, and local soldier Dustin Knapp)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast INDIA


23.7 MB, November 2, 2006. The 9th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Iraq

PODCAST #15 of The Michael Koolidge Show - Oct. 27, 2006


36.8 MB, October 27, 2006 (Compilation of IL Treasurer and GOP gubernatorial candidate Judy Baar Topinka, Chicago Sun-Times's Doug Elfman, and St. Louis Cardinal's fan Alan Bester)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Tikrit, Iraq" Podcast HOTEL


21.7 MB, October 27, 2006. The 8th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Iraq

PODCAST #14 of The Michael Koolidge Show - Oct. 20, 2006


35.3 MB, October 20, 2006 (Compilation of Maj. Gen. John Borling, playwright and actress Becky Eldridge, and Andrew Morton from Iraq)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast GOLF


13.9 MB, October 19, 2006. The 7th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Iraq

PODCAST #13 of The Michael Koolidge Show - Oct. 13, 2006


31.5 MB, October 13, 2006 (Compilation Chicago Sun-Times' Doug Elfman, Mike on Lars Larson, Sec. of State. Jesse White, and Rochelle VFW's Lester Ramsey)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast FOXTROT


19.3 MB, October 12, 2006. The 6th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Iraq

PODCAST #12 of The Michael Koolidge Show - Oct. 8, 2006


35.3 MB, October 08, 2006 (Compilation of Mike on Spike O'Dell, Attorney General Lisa Madigan, and Congressional candidate Vince Micco)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast ECHO


22.1 MB, October 5, 2006. The 5th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Iraq

PODCAST #11 of The Michael Koolidge Show - Sept. 30, 2006


31.6 MB, September 22, 2006 (Compilation of Congressman Don Manzullo, Comedian Tim Clue and "Bag Boy" Bears fan)

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast DELTA


15.7 MB, September 29, 2006. The 4th TMKS WEEKLY interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Iraq

Special Bonus "Almost Live From Baghdad, Iraq" Podcast CHARLIE


21.2 MB, September 21, 2006. The 3rd TMKS interview almost-live with U.S. soldier Andrew Morton, on the ground in Iraq

PODCAST #10 of The Michael Koolidge Show - Sept. 22, 2006


35.0 MB, September 22, 2006 (Compilation of Comedian Steve Cochran, Economist Dr. Margaret Loudermilk, and Kelly and Ellen of WRHL)

Special! - TMKS September 11th broadcast


Entire 9/11/2006 commercial-free show, with guests Major Andrew Morton from Iraq, Author Andrea Dew, RTHS grad David Low, and Capitalist Pig's Jonathan Hoenig (aka Podcast #9, Or Iraq Podcast ALPHA)

The Michael Koolidge Show PODCAST #8 Sept. 8, 2006


32.1 MB, Sept. 8, 2006 (Compilation of Marine Sergeant Mike Kristoffcheck, Jr. Girlscout Troopers and NFL preview w/Scott Grams)

The Michael Koolidge Show PODCAST #7 Sept. 1, 2006


25.2 MB Sept. 1, 2006 (Compilation of Po Bronson and Daniel Henninger)

The Michael Koolidge Show PODCAST #6 Aug 25, 2006


11.3 MB, August 25th, 2006 (Compilation of Larry Stimeling, Stu Umholtz and Brendan Miniter)

The Michael Koolidge Show PODCAST #5 Aug 18, 2006


29.6 MB, August 18th, 2006 (Compilation of comedienne Patti Vasquez, author Wynton C. Hall and editor Steve Huntley)

The Michael Koolidge Show PODCAST #4 Aug 11, 2006


34.4 MB, August 11th, 2006 (Compilation of Speaker Dennis Hastert and Damian Kulash of OK Go)

The Michael Koolidge Show PODCAST #3 Aug 4, 2006


40.0 MB, August 4th, 2006 (Compilation of 2LT John Renehen, Doug Elfman and Dan Hynes)

The Michael Koolidge Show PODCAST #2 July 28, 2006


32.6 MB, July 28th, 2006 (Compilation of Phyllis Schlafley, John Laesch and Irv Rein)

Michael Koolidge interview with Bob Spitz, author of "The Beatles"


15.3 MB, An interview with a fellow Beatles fanatic on a previous show Michael hosted

The Michael Koolidge Show PODCAST #1 July 21, 2006


29.9 MB, July 2006 (Compilation of Surgeon General Carmona, Scott Grams and Sandra Block) The first official podcast of The Michael Koolidge Show