Current co-host of the “Mornings with Mark and Sam” show on 97.9 KICK-FM. Mark is a graduate of the Conservatory at The Second City in Chicago and holds a degree in Acting from Northern Illinois University. Mark is also the host of “On the Mark”, an hour of honest sports talk every Saturday morning on News Talk 1070 KHMO-Am. His love for sports followed him from Chicago never missing an opportunity to watch the Bears, Bulls, Cubs, or Hawks. In 2022, Mark received the Missouri Broadcasting Award for Best Sports Personality Small Market. Mark enjoys time with his wife and family, history, and random facts. You can connect with Mark on Twitter @MarkHespen
Comedy Legend Adam Sandler is coming to St. Louis in February
Adam Sandler is bringing his stand-up comedy tour to the Enterprise Center in St. Louis in February, here are the details...
One of the 5 Best Tattoo Shops in the US is in Illinois
A ranking came out of the 35 Best Tattoo Shops in the US, and when you get near the top of the list you'll find a shop located right here in the Land of Lincoln. If you are looking for some new ink this holiday season, you need to check out this shop.
Chicago’s Christkindlmarket Named One of the Best in the US
If you are looking for a unique holiday shopping experience that includes specialty gifts, drinks, and delicious food. Then you need to head to Chicago for the annual Christkindlmarket, a market that was just named one of the best in the entire country.
A website ranks St. Louis as the 2nd Best Baseball City in the US
The world series this year features the Phillies and the Astros, and neither of those cities ranks in the Top 10 of the Best Baseball Cities in the US according to one website's ranking. So, if St. Lluis is the second-best baseball city in the US, which city tops the list?
A rural Missouri area is ranked as a Top 10 Wine Region in the US
A website put together a list of the Great Wine Regions in the United States, and a rural area of Missouri makes the top 10, right up there with the high-end California wine regions.
A Beer lover’s festival is taking place in St. Louis this weekend
If you want the opportunity to try beers you have never tried before, and chose a winning beer then you need to head to the Summer SMaSH Home Brew Bottle Competition and Beer Tasting Festival happening this Saturday in St. Louis, here are the details you need to know.
The Top Craft Beer in 2022 comes from a little town in Iowa
Are you someone who loves to try different craft beers? If you are, you need to keep this beer on your radar because it was named the top craft beer overall for 2022, and it doesn't come from some massive brewery in a big city, it is brewed in a small town in Iowa.
One little town in the State of Iowa looks like it’s from Europe
There is a town in Iowa that looks like it was plucked out of a European country and dropped in the middle of a corn field, it may be the perfect spot to visit on a fun little weekend getaway this summer!
A Powerful new Illegal Drug mix has now been found in Illinois
According to a report, there is a new Narcan-resistant drug that has shown up in Central Illinois, and this drug brings with it a serious risk of seizures and death.
Video on how to make St. Louis Style Cherry Habanero Ribs
We may have found the perfect Father's Day Rib recipe, a video that will teach you how to make St. Louis Style Apple Cherry Habanero Ribs, nothing goes together like father's day and St. Louis Ribs!