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

(broadcasting on the “where’s the snowball?” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago)

Mike Stephen learns about the Chicago Poetry Tour podcast, listens to a Chicagoan tell his story of meeting Rahmbo, and gets the scoop on the Chicago Reader’s Real Deal Project.

Attention Local Musicians: OTL Wants to Record Your Holiday Songs!

Once again, OTL will feature local Holiday tunes on the December 23 show!  This year, however, host Mike Stephen will record YOUR music for airplay! E-mail Mike at mike@outsidetheloopradio.com to set up a time and day to record your songs!  NOTE: These must be ACOUSTIC tunes and must be able to be recorded with four microphones or less.

Record with OTL!


Don Share— Senior Editor of POETRY Magazine

The Chicago Poetry Tour Podcast is a great way to explore the city through poetry.  Don gives us his insight into the Chicago poetry scene and how the podcasts are a great resource for all of us.


Jay Sukow — Local Improv Dude and Co-Writer and Director of the upcoming movie, Trubadeaux

Jay recalls his on-the-street meeting with Rahmfest and how Mr. E. almost got pegged with a snowball.

Jay and Rahm in Andersonville

Andy Hermann— Program Specialist at The Real Deal Project

The former OTL executive producer returns to the Bunker to tell us about a new coupon project from the Chicago Reader.


OTL #220 local music provided by Derek Nelson & The Musicians