Mike Stephen talks with Geoff Smith, executive director of the Institute for Housing Studies at DePaul University, about the state of rental housing in Cook County, connects with John O’Rourke, station manager at WELT-LP (95.7) in Fort Wayne, to learn about that station’s community programming, and connects with Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) to learn about the Secret History of Chicago organ player Deacon Jones. The local music this week is powered by soul-shakin’ blues powerhouse Curio. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
Mike Stephen sits down to chat with: Sol Flores, Democratic Candidate for Illinois Congressional 4th District; OTL Winter Tavern Tour #3: Skylark, and Jake Timm of Oshkosh Media and WOCT-LP. This week’s local music is provided by Beach Bunny. 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: Tom DePauw and Darryl Roberts, co-station managers at WTND-LP in Macomb, to talk community radio for another installment of Low Power to the People; Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) about Chicago blues guitarist Johnny B. Moore for this week’s edition of The Secret History of Chicago Music, and Jeff Sampson, president of Windy City Curling Club. This week’s local music is provided by The Bama Lamas. Mike rides the hog line with Jeff Sampson and Windy City Curling. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
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