OTL #220- Chicago Poetry Tour Podcast, Rahm Almost Gets Snowballed, The Reader’s Real Deal Project

TO HEAR THE SHOW, PRESS THE “PLAY” BUTTON AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS POST… (podcasting from the studios in the OTL Bunker, somewhere in Chicago) (broadcasting on the “where’s the snowball?” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago) Mike Stephen learns about the Chicago Poetry Tour podcast, listens to a Chicagoan tell his story of meeting Rahmbo, and gets the scoop on the Chicago Reader’s Real Deal Project. Attention Local Musicians: OTL Wants to Record Your Holiday Songs!— Once again, OTL will feature local Holiday tunes on the December 23 show!  This year, however, host Mike Stephen will record YOUR music for airplay! E-mail Mike at mike@outsidetheloopradio.com to set up a time and day to record your songs!  NOTE: These must be ACOUSTIC tunes and must be able to be recorded with four microphones or less. Record with OTL! Don Share— Senior Editor of POETRY Magazine The Chicago Poetry Tour Podcast is a great way to explore the city through poetry.  Don gives us his insight into the Chicago poetry scene and how the podcasts are a great resource for all of us. Jay Sukow — Local Improv Dude and Co-Writer and Director of the upcoming movie, Trubadeaux Jay recalls his on-the-street meeting with Rahmfest and how Mr. E. almost got pegged with a snowball. Jay and Rahm in Andersonville Andy Hermann— Program Specialist at The Real Deal Project The former OTL executive producer returns to the Bunker to tell us about a new coupon project from the Chicago Reader. OTL #220 […]

OTL: Episode #186- Local Urban Forestry, Evaluating a New “State” of Chicago, Food Blogging With Chicago Gluttons

(podcasting from the studios in the OTL Bunker, somewhere in Chicago) (broadcasting on the “Chicago glutton” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago) Mike Stephen discusses the state of local urban forestry, rehashes the idea of a new state that includes Chicago, and talks food with one of the Chicago Gluttons. Mark Duntemann — Owner of Natural Path Urban Forestry Consultants How is Chicago doing when it comes to the care of trees?  We find out! Andy Hermann— Former Outside the Loop Radio Executive Producer, Current Pottery Consultant It seems that Andy heard the conversation between Mike and Ed Zotti last week regarding the idea of creating a new state from the Chicago metro area.   He has some thoughts of his own on this topic. Former OTL Producer Andy Hermann John Honkala — Co-Founder of Chicago Gluttons Chicago Gluttons is an awesome local food blog that recently won Time Out Chicago’s Eat Out Award for “Best Indie Restaurant Blog.”  We get a profile of the blog and why it’s more than you’re average restaurant review website. The Chicago Gluttons OTL #186 local music provided by Phil Circle…