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(broadcasting on the “write this down” radio station WGN-AM 720)

Mike Stephen learns about a local charity event that benefits kids at Comer Children’s Hospital, gets a preview of this year’s Chicago Writers Conference, and learns about an under-the-radar contributor to the Chicago Music Scene.

 

Mike Chuck– Chairman of The Chicago Loot Drop

This local charity brings together “gamers and nerds” to help the children at University of Chicago Medicine’s Comer Children’s Hospital.  We learn about the Shamblers’ Ball taking place on October 27th.



 

Mare Swallow– Founder of The Chicago Writers Conference

Patricia Ann McNairAuthor and Associate Professor in the Department of Creative Writing of Columbia College Chicago

We get a preview of the upcoming conference and discuss Chicagoland’s literary community.

 Mare Swallow and Patricia Ann McNair talking to Mike Stephen in the WGN Allstate Showcase Studio.

 

The Secret History of Chicago Music–

Local music historian and artist Plastic Crimewave (aka: Steve Krakow) profiles Steve Eddington in this week’s Chicago Reader.  He gives us the lowdown on Steve’s life, times, and musical contribution to Chicago.


The Secret History’s feature on Steve Eddington.

 

OTL #418 local music provided by Old Grand Dad