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

(broadcasting on the “the parking meter lease deal stinks” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago)

Mike Stephen talks with The Reader’s Mick Dumke about a new parking meter lease deal, chats with the founder of HowWrongIsSkilling.com, and learns about a student documentary about local prostitution.

 

Mick Dumke– Senior writer at the Chicago Reader

Mayor Emanuel proposed a new parking meter lease deal.  Will this deal help or hurt Chicagoans?  Mick explores this question and more in a piece he wrote.  He discusses this issue on this week’s show.

 

Cesar Ruelase– Creator of HowWrongIsSkilling.com

Everyone trusts WGN-TV weatherman Tom Skilling, right?  Wrong.  Cesar discusses why he created a site that documents the inaccuracy of Mr. Skilling.

 

Lorraine Ma– Co-director and co-producer of the film Until the Day Breaks

Prostitution is a serious problem in Chicago.  Lorraine discusses why she and her colleagues tackled this issue and gives us a behind-the-scenes look at her film.

 

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