OTL: Episode #159- Anne Elizabeth Moore Goes to Cambodia, Mobile Garden on the El, M3 Marathon Mentoring

(podcasting from the studios in the OTL Bunker, somewhere in Chicago) (broadcasting on the “self-published” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago) Mike Stephen talks to local activist and writer Anne Elizabeth Moore about her efforts to help Cambodian girls self-publish, learns about the Mobile Garden project on the El, and Jessica Herman talks to a Chicagoan involved in mentoring youth to run the Chicago Marathon. Anne Elizabeth Moore – Writer and Activist Anne traveled to Cambodia to help young women in that country create self-published works.  She tells us this amazing story and lets us know if she plans to go back in the future.  Anne blogs about her work in Cambodia at Camb(l)o(g)dia. Joe Baldwin – Local Artist and Creator of the Mobile Garden Would you ever think of seeing a garden on the El?  You might see just that very thing come this April!  Joe gives us the latest in his effort to bring more greenery to our public transporation. Vesna Stelcer — Executive Director of the MGR Foundation OTL Correspondent Jessica Herman talks to Vesna about the M3 program that connects mentors with Chicago area youth in order to help train them for the Chicago Marathon. OTL #159 local music provided by Go Time…

OTL: Episode #130

(podcasting from the studios in the OTL Bunker, somewhere in Chicago) (broadcasting on the hey-take-a-look-at-what-my-beard-can-pick-up radio station WLUW 88.7-FM Chicago) Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann make an announcement about the show’s future, they learn about a local food co-op, they check in with Lawyer Danny about being a scenester, and then they talk to a Chicagoan with massive facial hair powers. OTL news alert; make your voice heard at tomorrow’s Polish Triangle Open House OTL programming announcement; this week’s show is executive producer Andy Hermann’s penultimate program Billy Burdett – president, Dill Pickle Food Co-op; on an upcoming alternative to big grocery stores Lawyer Danny – OTL legal counsel and scenester; on this week’s featured music, and Quennect 4 Eamon Daley – facial hair master on “Things My Beard Can Lift” for charity . OTL #130 segue music provided by The Minneapolis Henrys …

OTL: Episode #75

HAPPY LEAP DAY !! (podcasting “from” on the corner of Madison and Wabash in Jewelers Row) (broadcasting on the 100-watt architecturally sound yet well-krausened radio station WLUW 88.7-FM Chicago) Mike Stephen and a cranky Andy Hermann read through some news updates, they talk about architecture and preservation in Chicago, they get the scoop on the Chiditarod, and then they learn about craft brewing delicious delicious beer. Updates from the OTL Newsroom; Andy is cranky and sick (of Mike), Mayor Daley on the Great Lakes, Illinois smoking ban violations Gregory Dreicer – Vice President of Exhibitions and Programs, Chicago Architecture Foundation; on architecture and preservation in Chicago Jake Reimer – organizer (one of many), Chiditarod; on racing shopping carts for charity Jeff Sparrow – board member, Chicago Beer Society; on craft brewing and Night of the Living Ales IV (segue music this week from Van Ghost)

OTL: Episode #71

(podcasting “from” right out in front of Tom Jackson’s house) (broadcasting on the 100-watt Chicago Bourbon Street WLUW 88.7-FM Chicago) Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann talk about the latest OTL fans and American Gladiator tryouts, they discuss the state of journalism in Chicago, and then they get the scoop on the origins of Mardi Gras. OTL Housekeeping; Sybaris fans flocking to Outside the Loop RADIO, trying out for season 2 of American Gladiators Thom Clarke – president & co-founder, Community Media Workshop; on the state of journalism in Chicago Tom Jackson – “New Orleans Music Hour” host, WLUW; on The Mystick Krewe of Laff and the origins and traditions of Mardi Gras (segue music this week from the BS Brass Band)