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(podcasting from the studios in the OTL Bunker, somewhere in Chicago)
(broadcasting on the “I’ll take a burrito, please” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago)
Mike Stephen talks to the guys who now hold the record for riding the entire El the fastest, airs a conversation with Nate Silver about his Burrito Bracket from 5 years ago, and discusses President Obama’s relationship to Chicago sports.
Chris Aubin and Garrett Sorrels– CTA record holders
These two co-workers rode the entire El in 9 hours, 12 minutes and 39 seconds and set a new record. We hear about their adventure and you can read about it on Grid Chicago.
Prep work for the El riding adventure. Photo courtesy of gridchicago.com.
Before Nate Silver was famous for accurately predicting elections he was busy rating Chicago Mexican restaurants. We hear a conversation between Mike and Nate from 2007 on OTL #59.
Ben recently wrote an article called The Audacity of a White Sox Fan: Why Chicago Sports Matter to President Obama. We discuss this topic.
OTL #318 local music provided by Outer Minds…