OTL: Episode #446- Using your DNA as art, The story of local rocker Marty Grebb, Previewing Chicago Zine Fest

TO HEAR THE SHOW, PRESS THE “PLAY” BUTTON AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS POST… (broadcasting on the “DNArt” radio station WGN-AM 720) Mike Stephen learns about a local artist using found DNA in her projects, gets the story of Buckinghams member Marty Grebb, and previews the Chicago Zine Fest happening next weekend.   Heather Dewey-Hagborg– Assistant professor of art and technology studies at The School of the Art Institute DNA says a lot about who we are and Heather’s Stranger Visions project uses random DNA to make art.  We get the story.   An example of a Stranger Visions DNA portrait   The Secret History of Chicago Music– Local music historian and artist Plastic Crimewave (aka: Steve Krakow) profiles Chicago rocker, Marty Grebb, in this week’s Chicago Reader.  He gives us the lowdown on his musical contribution to the region.       John Wawrzaszek– Co-organizer of Chicago Zine Fest Zines are a form of independent publishing and are popular in Chicagoland.  We get a preview of the Chicago Zine Fest, a two-day event on May 8th and 9th that celebrates the art of zine-making.       OTL #446 local music provided by Redfield…

OTL: Episode #421- Homeroom 101 Series, Can biology determine future criminals?, Local politics roundup with Mick Dumke

TO HEAR THE SHOW, PRESS THE “PLAY” BUTTON AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS POST… (broadcasting on the “this is your homeroom” radio station WGN-AM 720) Mike Stephen previews the Homeroom 101 series on online privacy, discusses the role of biology in determining future violent criminals, and analyzes how the recent elections will affect our communities.   Seth Vanek– Program Director, Homeroom We learn about this local resource for creative Chicagoans and preview their latest event: Dark Net 101: Online Privacy, Piracy, and Human Experimentation at The Hungry Brain bar in Roscoe Village on 11/11/14.     Dr. Adrian Raine– Professor of Criminology, Psychiatry, & Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania Dr. Raine will be speaking at Dominican University in River Forest on 11/13/14 about “The Anatomy of Violence.”  He tells us about his research in documenting brain impairments in adolescent and adult offenders. Dr. Adrian Raine   Mick Dumke– Senior writer at the Chicago Reader We get a recap of how the results from Tuesday’s election affect us in our communities from one of the best political reporters in Chicago. Mike Stephen listens to Mick Dumke’s analysis of the recent election.   OTL #421 local music provided by Aly Jados…