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

(broadcasting on the “watch where you idle your car” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago)

Mike Stephen talks to the director of a film about the culture of violence in Chicago, shares his downtown parking woes, and checks in with a family that isn’t purchasing anything in 2013.

 

Will Robson-Scott– Director of Chi Raq

We discuss this documentary on the culture of violence in some of Chicago’s poorest neighborhoods.

 

 

 

A bogus parking ticket– 

Mike tells the story of how his dad received a parking ticket while Mike was idling the car, waiting to pick him up.  Friend of OTL, The Parking Ticket Geek, recently featured Mike’s story in a column.

 

OTL Host Mike Stephen with a bogus ticket.  Photo courtesy of dnainfo.com.

 

 

Joe Basilone– Co-owner of Thrift & Thrive resale shop

Could you go a whole year without buying anything?  That’s what Joe and his family are attempting in 2013.  We check in with him once again to see how it’s going.

 

 

 

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