(podcasting from the brand new studio in the OTL Bunker, somewhere in Chicago)

(broadcasting on the 100-watt don’t-expect-your-street-to-get-snow-plowed radio station WLUW 88.7-FM Chicago)

Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann discuss this week’s snowstorm, they catch up on some Chicago political stories, they send out an APB for holiday music, and then they get an update a past OTL story subject.

Chicago’s first big snow of this winter;
and Mayor Daley is cutting back on the snow plowing

Chicago winter side streets

Mick Dumke – writer/editor, Chicago Reader;
on non-Blagojevich local news, including… Chicago Public Schools CEO Arne Duncan is named Education Secretary under President Obama, the city is buying Michael Reese Hospital to turn into the Olympic Village, and the never-ending Wrigley Field deal

Chicago Reader - Clout City blog

OTL Holiday Show next week;

OTL Christmas Tree

Nell Taylor – co-founder, Chicago Underground Library;
a follow-up on a segment from OTL #24, and the library’s new digs

Chicago Underground Library

(segue music this week from Dave Specter)