Mike Stephen talks with: Belt Magazine senior editor Martha Bayne about collecting stories for the new book Rust Belt Chicago: An Anthology; Hinsdale South High School librarian Ellen Lawrence about the importance of libraries in high schools; and Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) about arena-ready rockers Ritz for this week’s edition of The Secret History of Chicago Music. Meanwhile, we present the Outside the Loop Listener Survey. We’d love your feedback! This week’s local music is provided by Kerosene Stars. OTL host Mike Stephen reviews the Outside the Loop Listener Survey. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.