OTL: Episode #41

(podcasting “from” the Grosse Point Lighthouse) (broadcasting on the 100-watt ray of light WLUW 88.7-FM Chicago) Andy Hermann surprises Mike Stephen with a little gift, they discuss low power FM radio, they learn more about Google taking over the world, and then they talk about a hilarious local sports paper. Andy’s gift for Mike; classic cheese rock in print Hannah Sassaman – organizer, Prometheus Radio Project; on the Local Community Radio Act of 2007 Aliza Appelbaum – summer campus editor, The Daily Northwestern; on Google’s quest for world domination Brad Zibung – editor in chief, The Heckler; on sports in Chicago, and not taking them too seriously (segue music this week from Hawk)

OTL: Episode #40

(podcasting “from” the Taste of Chicago) (broadcasting on the 100-watt slab of barbecue ribs WLUW 88.7-FM Chicago) Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann address an OTL controversy, they learn about hybrid buses for the CTA, they discuss bad hip-hip in rural Wisconsin, and then they learn about why more girls should rock. Andy’s coup; a special bond made with Chicago Alderman Manny Flores Sanjaka Wirasingha – doctoral research assistant at thee Grainger Power Electronics and Motor Drives Laboratory within the Electric Power and Power Electronics Center at the Illinois Institute of Technology; on hybrid electronic conversion kits for the CTA Mike in Wisconsin; our friends up north at Bob’s Riverside love Fergie Emily Easton – co-founder, Girls Rock! Chicago; on why girls rock, and should rock even more (segue music this week from Neko Case)

OTL: Episode #37

(podcasting from the OTL home office of executive producer Andy Hermann) Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann present the alternate version of their very first WLUW Pledge Drive Spectacular — featuring a conversation with Chicago’s First Ward Alderman (and 2008 congressional candidate) Manny Flores. WLUW Pledge Drive; support OTL and your community radio station WLUW now, by calling 773-508-7300, or by donating online at the link above Manny Flores – Chicago First Ward Alderman; on life in the Chicago City Council, and his run for Congress in 2008

OTL: Give to WLUW !!

We here at Outside the Loop RADIO are humbled by the opportunity to broadcast each week from the mighty 100-watts pumped out from the WLUW transmitter, but we can’t do it without your help! Join us this Friday (6/8) night at 6p for our special OTL Pledge Drive Spectacular, where Chicago’s 1st Ward Alderman Manny Flores joins us in-studio for a great discussion on Chicago. We love to bring you the stories and guests not heard extensively in other media outlets, so drop what you’re doing for just a minute and pledge your support to WLUW and let them know you value our show. Any amount of funds you can send our way is great — we’re doing this show purely for the love of quality radio. So call 773-508-7300, or donate right online at WLUW.org !! Here’s some more info. Talk with you on Friday!!! Win a new Toyota Yaris from WLUW? Yes, that’s right! WLUW’s end-of-fiscal-year pledge drive is underway, and the floating message does not lie — WLUW is giving away a brand new 2008 Toyota Yaris this summer! It’s the Free Yr Radio Yaris giveaway! Some lucky WLUW listener will walk — well, drive — away with a new car, and we’ll even throw in $7000 cash for taxes and upgrades! Everyone who pledges will be automatically entered in the Free Yr Radio Yaris drawing, plus you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing that you’ve helped ensure WLUW finishes its fiscal year with a balanced budget. Click […]