(podcasting from the studios in the OTL Bunker, somewhere in Chicago)

(broadcasting on the “Hey, can I borrow a pen?”  radio station WLUW 88.7-FM Chicago)

Mike Stephen works around the OTL Bunker renovations, talks to the organizers of the upcoming Chicago Pen Show, hops into the OTL News Desk anchor chair to bring us up to speed on some past OTL stories, and learns about how the President’s proposed budget could impact Illinois’ green econonmy.

Dan Zazove and Don Lavin– Co-hosts and organizers of the upcoming Chicago Pen Show.

They tell us why they love pens so much and why the Chicago Pen Show is not to be missed.

OTL News Desk Update – With your intrepid anchor, Mike Stephen

Mike brings us up to date on some stories covered on previous episodes of Outside the Loop Radio plus other bits of local info.

The OTL News Desk

Above: The OTL News Desk in the OTL Bunker

Max Muller – program director for Environment Illinois.

Max discusses a report called Vision 2010: President Obama’s Budget, Clean Energy, & the Environment and how the FY 2010 budget could impact Illinois’ green economy.

Environment Illinois

OTL #135 local music provided by IJ Quinn

IJ Quinn