Mike Stephen learns about the incredible story of violence interrupter Angalia Bianca and her new book called In Deep: How I Survived Gangs, Heroin, and Prison to Become a Chicago Violence Interrupter, previews the upcoming Chicago Home Movie Day 2018, and discusses a 2019 mayoral transportation platform with local transportation guru Steven Vance. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
Mike Stephen conversationalizes with: Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) about TBD for this week’s edition of The Secret History of Chicago Music; Joseph Buka, founder of MAKE! Chicago; and, The Parking Ticket Geek. Let us know about your favorite cozy winter neighborhood bars/taverns here! This week’s local music is provided by The Evening Attraction. Mike attempts to find his inner craftsman at MAKE! Chicago. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
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Mike Stephen talks with: artist/playwright/actor Mr. Bohemian about his Rethink the Pink campaign against ride-sharing services; and reporter Mick Dumke about his new gig at ProPublica Illinois, why journalism is now more necessary than ever, and on what stories he’s currently working. Meanwhile, in reaction to the Trump administration’s latest moves against the LGBT community, we play an excerpt from OTL #548 featuring a member of Oak Park and River Forest High School‘s gay-straight alliance student group. This week’s local music is provided by Cheer-Accident. The conversation between OTL host Mike Stephen and Chicago Reader senior writer Mick Dumke continues after the show! To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
Mike Stephen talks with: City Bureau co-founder/editorial director Darryl Holliday about his news organization’s special issue “Living With Lead: How Generations of Chicagoans Carry the Weight of a Toxin Hiding in Plain Sight;” Streetsblog Chicago editor John Greenfield about his Chicago Reader column on whether or not police should be checking drivers’ phone records after serious crashes; and Chicagoist food editor Anthony Todd about how not to get screwed by Restaurant Week 2017. Meanwhile, Mike explains why he turned down Portillo’s this week! This week’s local music is provided by Go Time!. OTL host Mike Stephen III and his son Mike Stephen IV watch an episode of Elmo’s World while enjoying a tall glass of Chicago tap water. (Text “LEAD” to 312-697-1791 to find out more about potential lead poisoning in your area.) To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.