(podcasting “from” outside of the International House on the University of Chicago campus in Hyde Park)

(broadcasting on the 100-watt New Year’s resolution WLUW 88.7-FM Chicago)

Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann discuss the OTL staff’s New Year’s celebrations, they learn about the University of Chicago and Hyde Park, they run through some stories of 2007, and then they get the scoop on the Chicago Sketchfest.

OTL Staff’s New Year’s Activities;
Little Announcer Guy sends in a sub Little Announcer Guy,
Lawyer Danny leaves a voicemail on the OTL Hotline

Jacob Lesniewski – contributor, Gapers Block;
on the University of Chicago and his “Who Owns Hyde Park?” piece

Stories and Polls of 2007;
following up on a couple stories OTL covered in 2007,
and the 2007 hipster polls at EveryoneIsFamous.com

Brian Posen – executive producer &
Jill Valentine – executive director, Chicago Sketchfest;
on the seventh year of the sketch comedy festival in Chicago

(segue music this week from Office)