Mike Stephen learns about a new independently-produced web series covering local politics called Chicago’s New Boss, gets the lowdown on variety of local Korean food options with Nick Kindelsperger of the Chicago Tribune, and discovers the Secret History of bassist Calvin “Fuzz” Jones. This week’s local music is brought to you by Mindswimmer. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
Mike Stephen discusses Goose Island’s decision to stop distributing Honkers Ale with Chicago Tribune reporter Josh Noel, drops by the J&M Tap in the Ukrainian Village for the final stop on the OTL Winter Tavern Tour, and learns the Secret History of prewar Blues pianist and vocalist Georgia White. This week’s local music is brought to you by Flatfoot 56. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
Mike Stephen discusses some of the problems with Chicago’s recycling program with Madison Hopkins of the Better Government Association, talks to the new editor-in-chief of the Chicago Reader Anne Elizabeth Moore about what’s in store for the future of the paper, and discovers the Secret History of the local 1970s Bluegrass band Wildwood Pickers with local music historian Steve Krakow (aka: Plastic Crimewave). The local music this week is brought to you by The Bombats. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
Mike Stephen talks with: Brian Dressel, President and owner of M1 Interactive; Ere Rendon, Vice President of Immigration Advocacy for the Resurrection Project, about the recent news concerning the changes to US immigration policy and DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals); Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) about Chicago blues guitarist Daddy Stovepipe for this week’s edition of The Secret History of Chicago Music, and This week’s local music is provided by Little Church. Mike designs his own custom Batmobile at m1 Interactive. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
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