Mike Stephen talks with: Chicago Children’s Museum president Jennifer Farrington about Once Upon a Castle, the new exhibit that seeks to eliminate gender stereotypes; Chicago Rot director/co-writer Dorian Weinzimmer about finishing his long-awaited locally-produced independent horror film (as featured on OTL #248 in 2011); and Westside Bee Boyz founder Thad Smith about finding his purpose, selling honey, and running […]
Entries for the ‘environment’ Category
OTL: Episode #546- Closing the IL gender pay gap, Future of the Great Lakes, The Secret History of Big Smokey Smothers
Mike Stephen talks with: Women Employed policy director Melissa Josephs about Equal Pay Day, the Illinois Equal Pay Act, and preventing employers from asking about salary histories; Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Dan Egan about protecting our region’s greatest natural resource, as detailed in his book The Death and Life of the Great Lakes; and Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) about rhythm guitarist […]
OTL: Episode #537- Living with lead in Chicago, Fatal crashes and cell phone privacy, Is Restaurant Week a good deal?
Mike Stephen talks with: City Bureau co-founder/editorial director Darryl Holliday about his news organization’s special issue “Living With Lead: How Generations of Chicagoans Carry the Weight of a Toxin Hiding in Plain Sight;” Streetsblog Chicago editor John Greenfield about his Chicago Reader column on whether or not police should be checking drivers’ phone records after serious crashes; and […]
OTL: Episode #535- Camera violation review notices, The Sanctuary Restaurant Movement, Plastic in Lake Michigan
Mike Stephen talks with: The Expired Meter blogger The Parking Ticket Geek about how Chicagoans can challenge some old red light camera violations; Restaurant Opportunities Center (ROC) Chicago co-director Felipe Tendick-Matesanz about local efforts to protect minority workers by establishing sanctuary restaurants; and Rochester Institute of Technology mathematical sciences assistant professor Matt Hoffman about […]