OTL: Episode #10

(podcasting “from” the Howard Street Red Line el station) Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann look into transportation issues in Chicago, they read some fan mail, and then they check in with the dude who used to run the Brew & View. Monifa Thomas – Chicago Sun-Times transportation reporter; on getting around in Chicago OTL Shake-Up; our lawyer Danny cans our intern Biff OTL Email Bag; checking in with our listeners Dennis Borowski – former Brew & View manager; on his legacy on a unique Chicago cinema experience

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

OTL: Episode #4

(podcasting “from” the top of the John Hancock building) Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann look into the $1.65B Google/YouTube buyout, we continue of our conversation with Rick Kogan at the Billy Goat Tavern, and then we slip in a new segment called “OTL Ear Candy”. Steve Johnson – Chicago Tribune internet critic; on the Google/YouTube buyout Rick Kogan – journalist, writer, radio host, Chicagoan; part two of our conversation at the Billy Goat Tavern “Outside the Loop Ear Candy“; while Mike isn’t listening, Andy creates a new bit

OTL: Episode #3

(podcasting “from” the Billy Goat Tavern) Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann talk with legendary Chicago newspaper man Rick Kogan at the Billy Goat Tavern. Rick Kogan – journalist, writer, radio host, Chicagoan We sat down at the Billy Goat Tavern to chat about Rick’s book A Chicago Tavern: A Goat, a Curse, and the American Dream — but most importantly… we drank with with a legend.