What a Bunch of Shap


Would this tattoo prevent him from getting a Job?

After a recent Sean Says email about whether getting a tattoo on your neck could hurt your chances of getting you a job, comes this story….and no he doesn’t need to worry about getting a job.  Well, maybe if he wants to work in the kitchen in the clink. 24-year-old convicted felon Michael Vines crashed…read more »

Weezer Toto

WEEZER covers TOTO but not Africa

There’s a cool new cover floating around online today of ‘Rosanna,’ the 1983 Record of the year Grammy winner for Toto by Weezer!  It’s a cool version of the song, but even cooler is the story behind the cover.  A fan has been trolling Weezer to cover Toto’s most well known song, ‘Africa,’ going as…read more »

Mugshot of the millenium

Is this the Mugshot of the Decade?

I guess you have to give it to this guy for his commitment. 30-year-old Michael Bello from Lancaster, Pennsylvania got drunk early on St. Patrick’s Day and said ‘you know what?  I can drive!’ But the cops caught him.  It wasn’t too hard either.  I mean, when you see someone leaning out their car window…read more »


Triumph, IL Movie interview and Curling Open House!

Did you know that a movie available for streaming on Amazon Prime was filmed right in our backyard?  Triumph, IL is a new indie film made by Jake Myers and his friends and family.  Jake is originally from Ottawa, and still has family ties to the area.  Parts of the movie were filmed at the Waltham Curling Club…read more »

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MY TOP 5: Foo Fighters Songs

I may have got a little too carried away with this Top 5.  I dove deeper and deeper down the Foo Fighters rabbit hole, but hey, there are worse places to get lost on the interweb, am I right?  I’ve grown up with the Foo Fighters, seen them live in smaller venues (Riviera and Aragon…read more »


Jon “Shap” Shapiro
Shap in the Morning

Shap has been a fixture on radio stations in Starved Rock Country since 2001 as a popular Air Personality and Commercial Production talent.

The Illinois Broadcasters Association has recognized his radio broadcasting work with two 1st Place awards for Best Humorous Commercial along with nominations for Personality of the Year and Best Use of New Media. He has also been honored by the Illinois Small Business Development Center at IVCC as one of the 40 under 40 Class of 2013.

Listen to Shap in the Morning weekdays from 5:30-9am on 95.3 JackFM.