OTL: Episode #23

(podcasting “from” outside Wrigley Field) Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann tease a big OTL show announcement, they learn about preserving a sports landmark, they discuss the GI Joe Killaz, and then they get the lowdown on a local weather experiment. OTL Radio announcement; Mike & Andy tease some big upcoming news about this podcast!! Daniel Cox – the guy behind SaveWrigley.com; about more advertising encroaching on Major League Baseball Mike’s political theme music; we dip into the OTL Email Bag and find a suggestion for the GI Joe Killaz Sarah Dahnke – Chicagoist contributor; on a very unscientific Chicago weather experiment

OTL: Episode #13

(podcasting “from” the Santa Claus green room at the Harlem Irving Plaza Mall) Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann take a look into the current state of US radio, they spread some holiday cheer, and then they discuss restaurants in Chicago. Jenny Toomey and Peter DiCola – Future of Music Coalition; on their “False Premises, False Promises” radio ownership study, and Stop Big Media Mike and Andy offer Holiday Cheer! Michael Morowitz – proprietor of EatChicago.net; on eating and dining in Chicago

OTL: Episode #11

(podcasting “from” the Walnut Room) Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann talk music and blogging in Chicago, they play a clip of an 11 year-old fronting Mike’s band, and then it’s another fantastic “Someone You Should Know” segment. Monica Kendrick – Chicago Reader staff writer; on music and blogging at ChicagoReader.com Noah – cool 11 year old dude; fronting Mike’s band Detagoh at a benefit for AACTION Jason Mathews – thePhatPhree.com writer; another “Someone You Should Know” segment

OTL: Episode #5

(podcasting “from” Thatcher Woods) Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann introduce a “Someone You Should Know” segment, check in with a bar in Berwyn IL, visit a traveling harmonica exhibit, and start a Pants-Off Dance-Off campaign after slipping in another “OTL Ear Candy” bit. Mike Jeffers – ChicagoJazz.com founder; new “Someone You Should Know” segment George’s Tavern; on a potential tavern ordinance in Berwyn IL Hobo – curator, Deutsches Harmonika Museum; the history of the harmonica at the DANK-HAUS German Cultural Center “Outside the Loop Ear Candy“; another edition of Andy taking Mike out of context Pants-Off Dance-Off campaign; trading Mike Stephen for Jodie Sweetin