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

(broadcasting on the “free speech” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago)

Mike Stephen chats with a local artist who is fighting local laws he feels are unconstitutional, previews the 2010 Printers’ Ball, and goes inside Felony Franks, a hot dog stand in West Town with some controversy.

Chris Drew— Local artist and Executive Director of the Uptown Multicultural Art Center

Chris continues to challenge Chicago’s peddlers license and Illinois’ eavesdropping law.  We get the latest on his legal fight.


Fred Sasaki— Associate Editor for POETRY Magazine

We get a preview of this year’s Printers’ Ball and discuss the relationship between print and digital media.


Jim Andrews— Owner of Felony Franks

This hot dog stand on the corner of Western and Jackson has caused some controversy in the community.  We go inside to find out what all the fuss is about.


OTL #201 local music provided by Icy Demons