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OTL: Episode #553- CPD’s Strategic Subject List, The Chicago Picasso, Urban Nerd Herd

Mike Stephen talks with:

 

 

 

 

Meanwhile, we discuss how Mike jammed on some indie rock at the Navy Pier McDonald’s!

 

This week’s local music is provided by Post Animal.

 

Chicago Sun-Times staff reporter Mick Dumke and OTL host Mike Stephen rep the city and solve the world's problems during their post-show breakfast meeting.
Chicago Sun-Times staff reporter Mick Dumke and OTL host Mike Stephen rep the city and solve the world’s problems during their post-show breakfast meeting.

 

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OTL: Episode #552- The Secret History of Boyce Brown, Migratory birds in Chicago, Local saxophonist Chris Greene

Mike Stephen talks with:

 

  • Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) about hot jazz saxophonist Boyce Brown for this week’s edition of The Secret History of Chicago Music;

 

 

 

Meanwhile, we wish everyone a Happy Mother’s Day by playing a classic voicemail from #1 OTL fan Mrs. Stephen!

 

Local musician Chris Greene stopped by OTL #552 to play a live a capella saxophone selection from the Chris Greene Quartet's new record Boundary Issues.
Local musician Chris Greene stopped by OTL #552 to play a live a capella saxophone selection from the Chris Greene Quartet‘s new record Boundary Issues.

 

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OTL: Episode #551- Chicago Market Co-Op, Our food truck scene has stalled, How to get craft beer in a local bar

Mike Stephen talks with:

 

 

 

 

Meanwhile, we discuss how Mike recently spoke at the NISPA (Northern Illinois Scholastic Press Association) high school journalism conference… about how much he loves tacos!

 

This week’s local music is provided by The Bishop’s Daredevil Stunt Club.

 

OTL host Mike Stephen spoke at the 2017 Northern Illinois Scholastic Press Association (NISPA) high school journalism conference about... tacos. Check out the screen behind him. [photo courtesy @EldesAyse]
OTL host Mike Stephen spoke at the 2017 Northern Illinois Scholastic Press Association (NISPA) high school journalism conference about… tacos. Check out the screen behind him. [photo courtesy @EldesAyse]

 

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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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