Playtime with WC Turck

Playtime with WC Turck takes an irreverent look at the arts and how the arts can change the world. With Artist, Author, Playwright and Screenwriter WC(Bill) Turck. Find out why this award-winning show has grown a national and international audience. From music, photography, the visual arts, poetry, film, theater, dance, comedy and writing, “Playtime” brings you celebrity guests and aspiring-to-be-celebrity new artists and writers, helpful how-to’s, and more from around the world.

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3 days ago

A conversation with the Great John Gallagher. The band Raven is celebrating the 40th anniversary of their second album, Wiped Out. In 2005, Wiped Out was ranked number 495 in Rock Hard magazine's book of The 500 Greatest Rock & Metal Albums of All Time…showing the lasting power of this classic album. Their latest album is Metal City,… which might be the band’s tightest offering to date. Raven is performing in Chicago at Reggie’s on October 11. Visit for details and tickets. Raven’s website is

4 days ago

On this episode of Playtime… from Pink Floyd to Blue Pearl, a conversation with Lorelei and Durga McBroom on the truly historic foundations of their Art and thoughts on Race and the importance of Viola Davis’ performance in Woman King. I’m your host WC Turck Durga and Lorelei also collaborated on their latest album Black Floyd by the McBroom sisters, available on Bandcamp, Amazon, iTunes and at the Mcbroom Find Lorelei at Lorelei For the full interview about the RFK assassination with Dr. Marcus Mcbroom, visit Youtube.

Thursday Sep 22, 2022

Emmetsburg, as read by the author. The story takes place during the Great Depression, amid the Cow TB scare that allowed government inspectors to condemn whole herds and saw soldiers on the streets of Iowa towns and cities.

Monday Sep 12, 2022

An unflinching recollection of a national trauma and how we were duped by the Media, from Artist WC Turck. Music by Berlin-based singer/songwriter David Stars

Tuesday Sep 06, 2022

High Octane Progressive Radio, featuring Mari Starz, Tom Tressor and more from WC Turck the "most dangerous voice on the Left," and the way-back machine from 2015!

Tuesday Sep 06, 2022

Why I was called the "most dangerous voice on the Left." A fun, energy-saturated show on independent Que 4 Radio, With Thomas Bottoms and Darren Marshall

Tuesday Sep 06, 2022

Visit Joe's website at To learn more about Andy Watts visit  Shirley King’s great album, Blues for a King is available at Hey Nonny is located in Arlington Heights, Illinois. Visit

Sunday Aug 21, 2022

Los Angeles singer/songwriter Lorelei McBroom has shared the stage with some Rock n Roll greats, Mick Jagger, Billy Idol, Chris Isaak and Rod Stewart, and I am only skimming the surface. She toured with Pink Floyd, as well as appearing in Pink Floyd’s original music videos for “The Dogs of War”, “On The Turning Away” and also in the concert film “Pink Floyd Live in Venice”. I’d say that makes her more than qualified for The Australian Pink Floyd show,, the preeminent Floyd tribute band currently touring the US and Canada. On September 7, 2022 the band comes to Ravinia in suburban Chicago for a 7pm show, see Also visit Lorelei's website at Lorelei McBroom Home Page  and, And a link to see Lorelei perform live on stage with The Rolling Stones, visit Lorelei McBroom sings Gimme Shelter - YouTube

Friday Jul 15, 2022

WC Turck caught up with R & B legend Danny Boy Steward by phone on tour and talked about his debut album It's About Time, featuring production by DJ Quik and DeVante Swing, his work with Tupac Shakur and Danny Boy’s powerful new autobiography, Stranded on Death Row. Plus, we hear his just released single, Done Me Wrong. Hear more of Danny Boy Steward on Soundcloud Keep up with the latest on tour dates and more at Order Stranded on Death Row on Amazon. Oh, Danny Boy’s Restaurant is opening soon at 1247 S Western Ave, Chicago, IL And links to Love Against The Toll Free prevention hotline is: 1-800-273-8255 For Life Threatening Emergencies, dial: 911 Please help support this program simply by clicking the subscribe button. Thank you!   

Wednesday Jun 29, 2022

On this episode of playtime, Wherever I’m At: A comprehensive and historic Anthology of Chicago Poetry. We hear from Wherever I’m At editor Donald G. Evans, artist Mary Livoni and writer, filmmaker and educator Rey Andujar. Plus, featured Indie artists Crown Vic Royal and AJ Rosales. With your host, WC Turck Wherever I’m At: An Anthology of Chicago Poetry is available at More about Donald G. Evans at Find out more about Mary’s groundbreaking work at, and about her film project featuring a work by Stuart Dybek at A link to Rey Andujar’s books and film on Our featured artists were Crown Vic Royal. Their music is available at,  and AJ Rosales at And, as always, please support Playtime by subscribing to this program   


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