OTL: Episode #18

(podcasting “from” Mike Stephen’s bedroom, and somewhere in New York City) Podcasting from Chicago and New York… Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann learn about a proposal to ban alcohol from NYC commuter trains, and then they talk with a former local writer making his way in Metropolis. Richard Shea – founder, Commuters Allied for Responsible Enjoyment (CARE); on a proposed alcohol ban on NYC commuter trains Andy in NYC; our ISDN connection goes down, so it’s a “Man on the Street” segment Michael Beaumier – author, I Know You’re Out There; on running the Chicago Reader‘s “Matches” section

OTL: Episode #17

(podcasting “from” Lane Tech High School) Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann reach back around, they discuss the latest CTA issues, they dip into the OTL mailbag, and then they learn about the newest pro sports team in Chicago. Mike & Andy reach back around; props to Hyper Nonsense Kevin O’Neil – CTA Tattler; on Chicago’s public transit issues OTL Email Bag; checking in with our listeners Kevin Loughery, Jr. – co-owner, Chicago Shamrox; on Chicago’s newest professional sports franchise

OTL: Episode #14

(podcasting from Andy Hermann’s living room) Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann wrap up Outside the Loop RADIO for 2006, with a special holiday edition! MIKE & ANDY’S SEASONS GREETINGS !!

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