John Curley and Shari Elliker

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John Curley and Shari Elliker airs on KIRO Newsradio weekdays 3pm - 7pm.

John & Shari: Why are people turning away from organized religion?

In a recent Wall Street Journal/National Opinion Research Center poll, only 39% of Americans say that religion is "very important" to them.
10 months ago

John Curley attempts to solve, recreate Texas shopping cart ghost story

As Todd was leaving work at a local supermarket outside Dallas, a shopping cart flew into his car. He claimed it was a ghost.
11 months ago

John & Shari: Listener shares her story of addiction and recovery

Marguerite from Lacey is a former crack cocaine addict. She shared her story with the John Curley & Shari Elliker show.
12 months ago

John and Shari: Are clowns scary?

Join John Curley and Shari Eliker in discussing whether or not clowns are scary. John is prepared to tricycle furiously to the defense of the clown community.
12 months ago

Life put in perspective after John Curley’s cabin burns down

John Curley's cabin in Cle Elem burned down. He spoke about how the burning of the cabin, and the death of his friend Dori Monson
1 year ago

Curley: ‘The gender pay gap is a myth,’ women don’t negotiate

Job listings in Washington must now include salary information. The new law is intended to help close the gender pay gap.
1 year ago

Curley: Is it okay to keep your Christmas tree up until March?

For many in the post-holiday season, the lingering question remains: At what point should I take down my Christmas tree?
1 year ago

Taylor Swift fans have ‘Bad Blood’ over Ticketmaster fiasco

This is Swift's first tour since 2018, with her tour following the record-breaking success of her newest album, "Midnights."
1 year ago

Larkin: Attack ads from Schrier a ‘sad attempt’ to distract voters

One of Schrier's more recent commercials called Larkin "the definition of dangerous," stating he would "support a national ban on abortion."
1 year ago

Tiffany Smiley claims Sen. Patty Murray is “desperate” as race barrels toward November

Tiffany Smiley continues to keep pace with incumbent Patty Murray as the Senate election draws near.
1 year ago

State legislator wants to change self-defense laws after Seattle shooting suspect found not guilty

State Rep. Jim Walsh wants to create a bill that will "clear up language around self-defense" to protect people that have actual claims.
1 year ago

Does your boss truly care about your happiness?

John & Shari aren't buying a New York Times report that addresses the new school approach employers are taking to keep their employees happy.
2 years ago

John and Shari: Political pressure to forgive student loan debt is well-timed ahead of mid-term elections

President Joe Biden and Congress’ plan for student loan debt remains an outstanding question as Democrats look towards the midterm elections.
2 years ago

John & Shari: Inflation has forced some people to adjust their tipping habits

Inflation is driving up prices lately on nearly everything, and it seems to be leading some people to tip less at restaurants and for other services.
2 years ago

John Curley and Shari Elliker want story ideas from listeners

John Curley and Shari Elliker are looking for story ideas and could use your help. If it's good, you may even get a gift from John of his choosing.
2 years ago

John & Shari: Seattle teachers can keep masking if they’re concerned about safety

In a change of plans, and against the union's wishes, masks will soon be optional for all teachers, staff, and students at Seattle schools.
2 years ago

John & Shari: If Russell Wilson leaves Seattle, his home could be on the market

While everyone else is thinking about the football impacts of Russell Wilson leaving Seattle, John Curley is thinking about what will happen to his home.
2 years ago

John & Shari: As state ends COVID mandates, some people can’t let go

King County's vaccine verification policy has ended and the state and county mask mandates end soon, so it will be up to individuals to choose.
2 years ago

John Curley shares an Olympic story from 2002 with local star Apolo Ohno

Eight-time Olympic medalist Apolo Ohno, who is from Washington, speaks about the Wim Hof Method, the Olympics, and John’s 2002 soul patch stunt.
2 years ago

John & Shari: Customers ‘being used for marketing’ at loud restaurant

John Curley recently went out to eat at a restaurant with friends that he says was loud, and "not designed for people over 50."
2 years ago

John & Shari: Seattle Uber riders rated second-worst among US cities

According to a new rating, the worst Uber riders are in New York City, Seattle, D.C., and Boston. But there are a few ways you can improve your score.
2 years ago

John Curley was once a ‘very pale’ extra on ‘Baywatch’

KIRO Newsradio host Shari Elliker doubted that John Curley was really on "Baywatch," so he called in a friend who could backup his story.
2 years ago

John Curley’s old roommate confirms his skating story is ‘100% true’

To fact check a skating story John told, the show calls up John's old roommate and long-time friend Mark Fortgang for the truth.
2 years ago

John & Shari: Seattle Kraken hears you — lower prices are coming soon

In a recent interview, the Seattle Kraken CEO indicated there could be lower prices coming soon for items at Climate Pledge Arena -- including beer. 
2 years ago