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

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

Mike Stephen discusses a local study that looks at the link between bike seats and erectile dysfunction, grows a ‘stache, and previews Toons’ Wing Fling on January 28th.


Dr. Craig Niederberger— Head of the urology department and professor of engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Dr. Niderberger’s research team is in the process of determining whether or not a bike seat can lead to erectile dysfunction in men.  He updates us on the data he’s collected.  Also, check out his blog:  You can read about the study in THIS story from the Chicago Reader.


Manuary– OTL Host Mike Stephen grows out his facial hair

Mike grew out his facial hair over the Holidays and decided to see what variations of a mustache would look like.  Kinda scary.


A Manuary Mustache


Danny Beck— Owner of Toons Bar and Grill and Chef

The first-ever Wing Fling at Toons takes place on January 28th at 3 p.m. It’s a day of all-you-can eat wings, a hot wing eating contest, and live Blues music from The Joe Moss Band.  We get a preview of the event that will be MC’d by Mike Stephen.


Toons Bar and Grill at 3857 N. Southport

OTL House Cleaning— Updates on a couple of past stories

We get the update on IL lawmakers who practice lobbying for extra cash and the state of food truck legislation in Chicago.

OTL #278 local music provided by The Joe Moss Band