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

(broadcasting on the “see you at Toons on 11/20” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago)

Mike Stephen has a discussion about an important Chicago grammar question, gets nerdy with the co-founder of the Chicago Nerd Social Club, and celebrates three years of Permanent Records.

Reminder About the OTL Third Anniversary Party/Show Taping — At Toons Bar and Grill!

Come by Toons on Friday, November 20 to catch a live taping of OTL!  It’s FREE to get in and we’ll have lots of WLUW and OTL merch to give away!  It all starts at 8:00 p.m.!

Here’s who’s stopping by:

Mick Dumke, writer and editor at the Chicago Reader, the Parking Ticket Geek, THE expert on all things parking related in Chicago , Fausto Fernos, host of the Feast of Fun podcast, and Andrea Newberry, local food blogger at Forkable.  Enjoy live spinning from Chicago’s Own DJ Goldie G.

Toons Bar and Grill at 3857 N. Southport


Ed Zotti — Confidant, Editor, and Personal Trainer to Cecil Adams, author of The Straight Dope column

Since Cecil is too busy to take our call, Ed sheds some light on the age-old Chicago battle of thousands vs. “hunnerts.”

Rachel Baker – Co-Founder of the Chicago Nerd Social Club

Nerds are alive, well, and out in force in Chicago.  Rachel gives us some insight into the nerd culture and fills us in on her very nerdy social club.

Lance Barresi – Co-Owner of Permanent Records

Permanent Records turns three this weekend!  Lance lets us know how the record store survives in this digital age, says why his store isn’t like Championship Vinyl, and previews a three year party at the Hideout on Saturday.

OTL #165 local music provided by I Fight Dragons