OTL: Episode #29

(podcasting “from” the grounds of Ravinia) (broadcasting on the 100-watt nuclear strike force WLUW 88.7-FM Chicago) Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann learn about an invasion coming this summer, they discuss the annual WLUW Record Fair, and then they take a look into Chicago’s tech community. Mark Hurley – Environmental Educator, Lake County Forest Preserves; on the return of the cicadas, and the CicadaMobile WLUW Record Fair & Other Delights; talking Rush with WLUW Special Events Director Mary Nisi Tom Sherman – publisher, WindyBits; about the Chicago tech community (segue music this week by Office)

OTL: Episode #16

(podcasting “from” an unnamed alley in the Rush and Division area) Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann learn about dead people parking in Chicago, they mourn the loss of the inventor of ramen noodles, and then they talk about urban wildlife. Stephanie Zimmermann – Chicago Sun-Times staff reporter; about the Jan 7 cover story on “Dead People Parking” in Chicago mourning the loss of a great man; Momofuki Ando, the inventor of ramen noodles Joel Brown – UIC biology professor; on urban wildlife … specifically rats and squirrels