32 episodes

Garry's wit and absorbing energy keeps Chicagoans entertained day after day. Garry will tell you that his career in radio all began with a dead butterfly. One day he walked out of his house and saw a beautiful dead Monarch butterfly lying on the ground. He scooped up the lifeless harbinger of things to come and sent it to his then favorite disc jockey, Larry Lujack, the biggest jock in Chicago at the time. Larry was always talking about reincarnation and he claimed he was going to come back as a butterfly. In a note accompanying the butterfly Garry said, "I think I found your dead uncle. Sorry for your loss". Larry read the note on the air. For Garry it was a "flashpoint" moment. Fascinated with radio, he knew what he was destined to do in life when he heard his material on the air. Meier rose to prominence in Chicago as part of one of the most successful number one radio duos in the country, the Steve & Garry Show. The fifteen-year run garnered international publicity, as well as an Emmy for the TV show Greetings From Graceland. Meier also gained renown for his highly successful eight-year run on the Roe & Garry Show. In addition to these accomplishments, Meier has displayed his wit and energy as a solo host and as a feature reporter for WGN-TV's morning show. He loves what he does, carrying all of his inventory in his head and feels that even with all of his success, the best is still yet to come.

Garry Meier Show Garry Meier

    • Comedy
    • 4.4 • 192 Ratings

Garry's wit and absorbing energy keeps Chicagoans entertained day after day. Garry will tell you that his career in radio all began with a dead butterfly. One day he walked out of his house and saw a beautiful dead Monarch butterfly lying on the ground. He scooped up the lifeless harbinger of things to come and sent it to his then favorite disc jockey, Larry Lujack, the biggest jock in Chicago at the time. Larry was always talking about reincarnation and he claimed he was going to come back as a butterfly. In a note accompanying the butterfly Garry said, "I think I found your dead uncle. Sorry for your loss". Larry read the note on the air. For Garry it was a "flashpoint" moment. Fascinated with radio, he knew what he was destined to do in life when he heard his material on the air. Meier rose to prominence in Chicago as part of one of the most successful number one radio duos in the country, the Steve & Garry Show. The fifteen-year run garnered international publicity, as well as an Emmy for the TV show Greetings From Graceland. Meier also gained renown for his highly successful eight-year run on the Roe & Garry Show. In addition to these accomplishments, Meier has displayed his wit and energy as a solo host and as a feature reporter for WGN-TV's morning show. He loves what he does, carrying all of his inventory in his head and feels that even with all of his success, the best is still yet to come.

    GarrForce Cocktail Hour Live 7-12-24

    GarrForce Cocktail Hour Live 7-12-24

    Tropical Storms and Heat is either the name of the morning duo on one of the stations Garry once worked at or the general weather forecast for a good chunk of North America this Summer. Not sure which? Stream along with The Garry Meier Show Cocktail Hour Live, Friday, July 12, 2024, and we may or may not talk about that! What we do have lined up is a Commando Edition of the show--that's an episode with no scheduled guests but a generous assortment of nonsense and yappetizers to wrap up the week.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    GarrForce Episode 1289 - Friday Friday Friday

    GarrForce Episode 1289 - Friday Friday Friday

    Tropical Storms and Heat is either the name of the morning duo on one of the stations Garry once worked at or the general weather forecast for a good chunk of North America this Summer. Not sure which? Stream along with The Garry Meier Show Cocktail Hour Live, starting at 6 p.m. Eastern/5 Central on Friday, July 12, 2024, and we may or may not talk about that! What we do have lined up is a Commando Edition of the show--that's an episode with no scheduled guests but a generous assortment of nonsense and yappetizers to wrap up the week.

    • 13 min
    GarrForce Episode 1288 - Wacky Wednesday in July

    GarrForce Episode 1288 - Wacky Wednesday in July

    Garry discusses people with extreme commutes to work. Plus, there new vending machines that are now selling ammo.

    • 30 min
    GarrForce Episode 1287 - Sloppy Sizing

    GarrForce Episode 1287 - Sloppy Sizing

    Garry discusses the cost of fireworks and how for the money they are satisfying him. Plus, Chipotle continues to be accused of sloppy sizing.

    • 30 min
    GarrForce Cocktail Hour Live 7-5-24

    GarrForce Cocktail Hour Live 7-5-24

    Did you have a fun Independence Day? Want to keep it going on Friday, July 5th, 2024? Stream along with The Garry Meier Show Cocktail Hour LIVE, starting at 6 p.m. Eastern/5 Central. John Doolin from Bettenhausen Automotive (longtime sponsor of the GarrForce) plans to stop by, and we’ll serve up the usual assortment of yappetizers and nonsense to keep the fireworks going all weekend. Please take a moment to share a link to the show on your preferred social media channels to let your friends and family know how to stream along.

    • 1 hr 16 min
    GarrForce Episode 1286 - Post 4th Craziness

    GarrForce Episode 1286 - Post 4th Craziness

    Did you have a fun Independence Day? Want to keep it going on Friday, July 5th, 2024? Stream along with The Garry Meier Show Cocktail Hour LIVE, starting at 6 p.m. Eastern/5 Central. John Doolin from Bettenhausen Automotive (longtime sponsor of the GarrForce) plans to stop by, and we’ll serve up the usual assortment of yappetizers and nonsense to keep the fireworks going all weekend. Please take a moment to share a link to the show on your preferred social media channels to let your friends and family know how to stream along.

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
192 Ratings

192 Ratings

missduranie ,

Fave podcast

This format is much better. None of the dumb radio commercial interruptions (“kars for kids” anyone?) Nothing but Garry. Love it!

Blkbird63 ,

Thanks!

I love the podcast format. I prefer this over terrestrial and satellite radio. Too many advertisers that are not targeted towards me. I don’t want give a crap about Draft Kings or My Pillow!!

I get to listen and enjoy my favorite broadcasters on this great podcast platform. The Garforce is one of them. I just recently signed up for the premium content.

💯⭐️’s

Hatchet-Jack ,

Garry is the best!!

When I have had a bad day and the drama going on in the world make you reach out for a drink or something pharmacy related, I go to Garry. Entertainment at it’s best.

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