(podcasting “from” in the middle of Welles Park in Lincoln Square)

(broadcasting on the 100-watt pile of mashed potatoes WLUW 88.7-FM Chicago)

Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann talk turkey (and booze), they learn about how the Writers Guild strike might affect Chicago, they compete in a thankfulness battle, and then they celebrate the 50th anniversary of a local music institution.

OTL Thanksgiving re-caps;
drinking and eating and sleeping, and eating and sleeping

Rich Moskal – director, Chicago Film Office;
on how the Writers Guild strike could affect the local television/film industry

Mike & Andy Give Thanks;
we test our knowledge of each other’s thankfulness

Bau Graves – executive director, Old Town School of Folk Music;
on the community arts school celebrating 50 years in Chicago

(segue music this week from Bakelite 78)