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OTL: Episode #558- Taxing online video games, Chicago Tree Project, The Secret History of Bonemen of Barumba

Mike Stephen talks with:

 

 

 

 

Meanwhile, we tell the tale of Mike raiding Andy’s garage for supplies for his new house!

 

This week’s local music is provided by The Addisons.

 

OTL host Mike Stephen raids producer Andy Hermann's garage for tools for his new house.
OTL host Mike Stephen raids producer Andy Hermann’s garage for tools for his new house.

 

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OTL: Episode #557- Libraries and social justice, Michelin restaurants closing, Mellow Bike Map

Mike Stephen talks with:

 

 

 

 

Meanwhile, we spin “Stay In Your Lane” —
a cool bike safety song (and video) by Chicago’s very own Rhymefest
!

 

This week’s local music is provided by American Grizzly.

 

OTL host Mike Stephen practices bicycle safety with his wife Jenny on a bike tour of wine country outside of Santa Ynez, CA. [circa 2014]
OTL host Mike Stephen practices bicycle safety with his wife Jenny
on a bike tour of wine country outside of Santa Ynez, CA. [circa 2014]

 

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OTL: Episode #556- The Secret History of Bad Axe, Regional crash report, Boy Meets Robot

Mike Stephen talks with:

 

  • Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) about 1970s rockers Bad Axe for this week’s edition of The Secret History of Chicago Music;

 

 

  • Mike of Boy Meets Robot to the studio to perform live for the hour and to talk about making funny music with a Game Boy and playing FuMPFeST 2017.

 

Meanwhile, radio nerd Andy tweets out a photo of an AM transmitter he found in Iceland,
and Mike discovers his t-shirt from The Who’s 1997 world tour has yellowed.

 

Mike and R.O.B. (obscured by his Game Boy) of Boy Meets Robot stopped by OTL #556 to play some funny JAMZ from their new record The Robots Will Kill Us All.
Mike and R.O.B. (obscured by his Game Boy) of Boy Meets Robot stopped by OTL #556 to play some funny JAMZ from their new record The Robots Will Kill Us All.

 

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OTL: Episode #555- The future of landlines in IL, Chicago is not broke, Politics and science in our state

Mike Stephen talks with:

 

 

 

  • Illinois Science Council executive director Monica Metzler about how the current political climate impacts the science community in our state.

 

Meanwhile, we discuss what Chicagoans are drinking!

 

This week’s local music is provided by The Hacky Turtles.

 

OTL host Mike Stephen enjoys making points.
OTL host Mike Stephen enjoys making points.

 

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