Dick Biondi is on hiatus from WLS due to health problems. The finishing touches are being put on "The Dick Biondi Film," a documentary about the legendary WLS radio disc jockey and the experience of listening to him while growing up in Chicago in the s. The film, expected to debut sometime next year, is the passion project of lifelong Biondi fan and Villa Park native Pamela Pulice. This is the first documentary by Pulice, 69, who spent her professional career making video memoirs.
Documentary spotlights DJ Dick Biondi, growing up in Chicago in the '60s
The Dick Biondi Film
Record executives regarded Biondi as a hit maker. Playing a record on Biondi's show guaranteed an artist maximum exposure. Many of today's biggest names in rock credit Biondi with helping to launch their careers. Famous actors, artists, fans and musicians will present birthday wishes for Dick Biondi.
She used to listen to Chicago radio's Dick Biondi under her pillow; now she's making a movie
Kent, my friend; If you look in the dictionary under "Class," you may well find a picture of Dick Biondi, a man who brings new meaning to the phrase "uncommon decency. Rahm and the City of Chicago should have a day set aside to honor this master craftsman. Chet Coppock Well, they dedicated Dick Biondi Way a few years ago … but I agree that some type of proper send-off should be held. I remember many years ago when Biondi was doing one of his countless Toy Drives at York Town Shopping Center … he was center stage at the mic with Ronnie Rice and I was just out there as part of the very large crowd surrounding all the festivities when all of a sudden he called out "Hey, isn't that the Forgotten Hits Guy over there?
It is with her still. Rock it he did, across more than six decades and at an innumerable number of stations. Here is where he became, without much argument, the first U. His p. He was as kind as could be, the nicest guy.