Mike Stephen talks with with: Regina Clewlow, Ph. D., research associate, UC Davis Institute of Transportation Studies; and, Sam Hobert, former campaign manager for the recent Pawar 2018 gubernatorial campaign in Illinois. This week’s local music is provided by Blue Dream. Mike and Sam Hobert discuss the life of working in Illinois politics in studio. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
Mike Stephen talks with: OTL’s very first guest Bob McChesney, Professor of Communication at the University of Illinois Champaign/Urbana, about the erosion of journalism; Local artist Carla Fisher-Schwartz, whose installation True North is featured at the SUB-MISSION exhibition space in Chicago through October 21st; and John Wilson, local author and co-organizer of the 2017 Chicago Book EXPO. Meanwhile, Mike celebrates 11 years of Outside the Loop! This week’s local music is provided by Ethereal Groove, Inc.. Mike Stephen receives his 11 year anniversary gift wrapped in diaper coupons. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
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Mike Stephen talks with: Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) about reggae and ska harmonica innovator Charley Organaire for this week’s edition of The Secret History of Chicago Music; and Chicago Sun-Times staff reporter Mick Dumke about his special report on Chicago’s murder victims in first half of 2016 and addressing the crime problem at a community level. Meanwhile, we discuss how Cook County is going after small venues for back amusement taxes. This week’s local music is provided by Yell?jaket. Chicago Sun-Times staff reporter Mick Dumke and OTL host Mike Stephen rep the city and solve the world’s problems during their post-show breakfast meeting. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
Mike Stephen talks with: Fair Allocation in Runways (FAiR) Coalition leadership team member Helen Rosenberg about the ongoing fight with Mayor Rahm Emanuel over O’Hare noise pollution; Chicago History Museum senior curator Libby Mahoney about the background of Chicago’s water intake cribs in Lake Michigan; and Newcity editor/publisher Brian Hieggelke about how to keep Chicago a two-newspaper town with his plan to save the Sun-Times. Meanwhile, we get fired up about a RedEye columnist defending the fact that she’s never voted. This week’s local music is provided by Badwater Sound. OTL host Mike Stephen takes great pleasure in contributing to the O’Hare noise pollution over OTL producer Andy Hermann’s neighborhood. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.