Mike Stephen kicks off a local music-themed show by giving some love to the new show Instagram page, learns the Secret History of folk-rocker Megon McDonough with the great Steve Krakow (aka: Plastic Crimewave), discusses the important work of Girls Rock Chicago, and welcomes the local band Photo-Curio into the studio to rock out on the air. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
Mike Stephen talks with: Zach Stafford, Documentarian and Editor-In-Chief of INTO about the future of Boystown; Emily Van Duyn, researcher and co-author of Chicago News Landscape, and Alexander Martin, station president at WLLU-LP in Decatur, IL. This week’s local music is powered by Devil in a Woodpile. A young Mike Stephen interviews Chicago Pride Parade participants back in 2006. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
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Mike Stephen talks with: Ann Vikstrom, Director of the 34th Chicago Children’s International Film Festival; Will Guzzardi, IL State Rep (39th), about the growing momentum for rent control in Chicago and the greater state; and Kristen Kaza, co-founder Slo’Mo, a traveling dance party that celebrates diverse LGBTQ communities and spaces. This week’s local music is provided by K-Nein. Mike Stephen (right) pictured with future Chicago Children’s International Film Festival featured Director, Mikey Stephen (left). To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
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Mike Stephen talks with: writer and cultural critic Anne Elizabeth Moore about the effects of capitalism and misogyny on women as detailed in her latest book Body Horror: Capitalism, Fear, Misogyny, Jokes; Chicago Pen Show owner Paul Conterato for a preview of the oldest writing utensil exhibition in the country; and Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) about jingle-writing prog rockers Poor Richard for this week’s edition of The Secret History of Chicago Music. Meanwhile, we discuss how to support Independent Bookstore Day today and why there aren’t more gender-neutral restrooms in Chicago. This week’s local music is provided by Minor Moon. OTL host Mike Stephen holds a copy of Anne Elizabeth Moore’s latest book Body Horror: Capitalism, Fear, Misogyny, Jokes. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
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