OTL: Episode #7

(podcasting “from” the Lincoln Park Zoo monkey house) Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann learn about establishing a viable third political party in Illinois, Mike’s mom weighs in on the Pants-Off Dance-Off campaign, and then it’s exclusive audio from Andy’s recent party. Phil Huckelberry – Illinois Green Party co-chair; on becoming a viable political party statewide Pants-Off Dance-Off campaign; Mike’s mom throws in her two cents Andy’s party; a really good time was had by all

OTL: Episode #6

(podcasting “from” the Pulaski Park fieldhouse basement) Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann continue their Pants-Off Dance-Off campaign, learn about CivicFootprint.org, discuss the upcoming election, and receive their first OTL voicemail. Pants-Off Dance-Off campaign; approved by Mike’s girlfriend… and his mom too! Ben Helphand – CivicFootprint.org; a great Chicago community resource Jack Smith – Loyola U. prof and former D.C. CBS News Bureau Chief; on the upcoming election OTL Voicemail; we receive our first audio “feedback”

OTL: Episode #2

(podcasting “from” Lower Wacker Drive) Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann take on the proposed ComEd rate hike, talk with the luckiest college student in the state, and discuss historic preservation in Chicago. David Kolata – Citizens Utility Board executive director; on stopping the ComEd rate hike Mac LeBuhn – the luckiest college freshman in the state; going to Northwestern on his family’s perpetual scholarship Victoria Granacki – Granacki Historic Consultants; on preservation in Chicago and its Polish history