OTL: Episode #15

(podcasting “from” Castaways at North Avenue Beach) Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann learn about the Chicago Polar Bear Club, and then discover a cool local online video archive. Allan Doeksen – Chicago Polar Bear Club; on the New Year’s dip in Lake Michigan and upcoming events Tom Weinberg – creator of MediaBurn.org; about his online video archive of Chicago history

OTL: Episode #12

(podcasting “from” the Christmas tree lot at Ashland & Wrightwood) Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann talk about Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut with evil Kryptonian star Non (aka Jack O’Halloran), and then get the lowdown on Mustaches for Kids. Jack O’Halloran – Non in Superman and Superman II; on his experiences as the nonspeaking evil Kryptonian Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut; our viewing party at Lawyer Danny’s Gold Coast condo Timothy Sondreal – Mustaches for Kids Chicago founder; about his unique charity work and mustache growing prowess

OTL: Episode #11

(podcasting “from” the Walnut Room) Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann talk music and blogging in Chicago, they play a clip of an 11 year-old fronting Mike’s band, and then it’s another fantastic “Someone You Should Know” segment. Monica Kendrick – Chicago Reader staff writer; on music and blogging at ChicagoReader.com Noah – cool 11 year old dude; fronting Mike’s band Detagoh at a benefit for AACTION Jason Mathews – thePhatPhree.com writer; another “Someone You Should Know” segment

OTL: Episode #9

HAPPY THANKSGIVING !! (podcasting “from” the Calumet Water Reclamation Plant) Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann come up with another “Someone You Should Know” segment, they give thanks in the spirit of the season, and then they discuss the tragedy of Bell’s beer leaving Illinois. Jenni Prokopy – ChronicBabe.com; another “Someone You Should Know” segment Mike & Andy Give Thanks; our special Thanksgiving Day segment Josh Noel – Chicago Tribune staff reporter; on Bell’s Beer leaving Illinois