OTL: Episode #420- Hollaback Chicago, Loving science with the IL Science Council, The Secret History of Chicago Music

TO HEAR THE SHOW, PRESS THE “PLAY” BUTTON AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS POST… (broadcasting on the “science rulez” radio station WGN-AM 720) Mike Stephen learns about local efforts to combat street harassment, discusses the cool work of the Illinois Science Council, and gets the details on a local band that never quite made it to the big time.   Katie Davis– Site Director, Hollaback Chicago Street harassment has a lasting impact on victims.  We learn about this organization that aims to combat street harassment in Chicago.     Monica Metzler– Founder and Executive Director of the Illinois Science Council This local non-profit seeks to keep alive our fascination with science.  We get the scoop on this cool organization and preview their Science of a Cocktail Party event on November 15th.     The Secret History of Chicago Music– Local music historian and artist Plastic Crimewave (aka: Steve Krakow) profiles the now-defunct band Men in this week’s Chicago Reader.  He gives us the lowdown on the band’s musical contribution to Chicago.     OTL #420 local music provided by Gerald Dowd…