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OTL: Episode #550- Capitalism and misogyny, Chicago Pen Show preview, The Secret History of Poor Richard

Mike Stephen talks with:

 

 

  • Chicago Pen Show owner Paul Conterato for a preview of the oldest writing utensil exhibition in the country; and

 

  • Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) about jingle-writing prog rockers Poor Richard for this week’s edition of The Secret History of Chicago Music.

 

Meanwhile, we discuss how to support Independent Bookstore Day today and why there aren’t more gender-neutral restrooms in Chicago.

 

This week’s local music is provided by Minor Moon.

 

OTL host Mike Stephen holds a copy of Anne Elizabeth Moore's latest book Body Horror: Capitalism, Fear, Misogyny, Jokes.
OTL host Mike Stephen holds a copy of Anne Elizabeth Moore’s latest book Body Horror: Capitalism, Fear, Misogyny, Jokes.

 

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OTL: Episode #549- Adopt-a-Beach, EPA’s Chicago impact, March for Science Chicago

Mike Stephen talks with:

 

 

 

 

Meanwhile, we discuss legendary WGN-TV meteorologist Tom Skilling, how OTL is like a classic sitcom, and how we can finally recycle styrofoam in Chicago.

 

This week’s local music is provided by Photo-Curio.

 

OTL host Mike Stephen meets WGN-TV meteorologist Tom Skilling at the Chicago Theatre in 2010.
OTL host Mike Stephen meets WGN-TV meteorologist Tom Skilling at the Chicago Theatre in 2010.

 

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OTL: Episode #548- The Secret History of Eddie Hoh, Local teens raising awareness for LGBTQ issues

Mike Stephen talks with:

 

  • Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) about in-demand session drummer Eddie Hoh for this week’s edition of The Secret History of Chicago Music; and

 

  • EvBenWill, and Connor, members of Oak Park and River Forest High School‘s gay-straight alliance student group A Place for All, about working for LGBTQ equality and their upcoming “Loud & Proud” fundraiser for the ACLU.

 

Meanwhile, we discuss whether frozen pizzas are best prepared in the microwave, the oven, or the Pizza Pizzazz.

 

This week’s local music is provided by Split Single.

 

Outside the Loop meets A Place for All [l-r] Connor, Ev, Ben, OTL host Mike Stephen, Will
Outside the Loop meets A Place for All
[l-r] Connor, Ev, Ben, OTL host Mike Stephen, Will

 

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OTL: Episode #547- Once Upon a Castle, Chicago Rot is finished, Westside Bee Boyz

Mike Stephen talks with:

 

 

  • Chicago Rot director/co-writer Dorian Weinzimmer about finishing his long-awaited locally-produced independent horror film (as featured on OTL #248 in 2011); and

 

 

Meanwhile, Mike discusses his dudes’ trip to Portland, Maine.

 

This week’s local music is provided by Nest.

 

OTL host Mike Stephen shows off his Westside Bee Boyz honey... which he tried out in his official radio show tea this morning.
OTL host Mike Stephen shows off his Westside Bee Boyz honey…
which he tried out in his official radio show tea this morning.

 

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