Join The Steven Maggi Show as we talk with country music star, Jimmy Wayne. Jimmy talks about his struggles growing up and how he was abandoned as a child by his mom, yet he never gave up. Listen to Jimmy talk from his heart about being homeless as a teen, and what he has done to give back. Check out Jimmy’s book,  Walk to Beautiful.


Professional Wrestling, whether you think it’s real or not, fans think it’s fun! David Shoemaker talks about Pro-Wrestling from the beginning and where it is now. You can check out David’s book, The Squared Circle: Life, Death, and Professional Wrestling

USA Portrait - Joe Henry

Join us as we talk with Joe Henry, Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter, as he talks about one of America’s greatest comedians, Richard Pryor. Discover more about the life of Richard Pryor, and his rise to fame in co-author Joe Henry’s book, Furious Cool: Richard Pryor and the World That Made Him.


Janis Joplin was arguably the first female rock and roll star, and John Byrne Cooke was with her at the beginning. Listen to our interview with John as he tells us about the Janis Joplin he knew and worked with and details about how she left us before her time. You can learn more and get his book On the Road with Janis Joplin


There are all types of beers available, but Lagunitas Brewing Company out of Petaluma, CA has created something special and along with their California TapRoom, they now have their Chicago TapRoom open. Join the Steven Maggi show as we talk with Karen Hamilton to learn about their history of beer-making, their breweries and where to get it!