OTL: Episode #284- 826CHI, Chicago Zine Fest preview, Local sports journalism with ChicagosideSports.com

TO HEAR THE SHOW, PRESS THE “PLAY” BUTTON AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS POST… (podcasting from the studios in the OTL Bunker, somewhere in Chicago) (broadcasting on the “Chicagoside” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago) Mike Stephen visits a great after school program called 826CHI, previews the Chicago Zine Fest, and learns about a new local sports journalism website: ChicagosideSports.com.   Patrick Schaffner– Director of Communications and Outreach for 826CHI We go inside this non-profit that supports students with their creative writing skills. Neil Brideau— Co–organizer of the Chicago Zine Fest We get a preview of this festival of DIY publishing in Chicago and beyond taking place March 9th and 10th.     Sol Lieberman– Creative director and co-founder of ChicagosideSports.com This new website claims to have the best sports journalism in town.  We find out what makes this site tick and the cool features you’ll find once you log on.   OTL #284 local music provided by Switchback…