OTL: Episode #33

(podcasting “from” the grounds of the old Rainbo roller rink) (broadcasting on the 100-watt genetically engineered spider bite WLUW 88.7-FM Chicago) Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann learn about the changing royalty rates for music webcasting, they receive the best online referral ever, and then they listen to a report filed from the Chicago Improv Festival. 2002 WLUW Indie Rock Prom; Mike’s scary memories of WLUW’s event at the Rainbo Daniel McSwain – Music Director, AccuRadio; on webcasting royalty rates, and SaveNetRadio the best OTL website referral yet; promotion code for sybaris pool suites Justin Kaufmann – performer, Schadenfreude; pantsless at the final night of the Chicago Improv Festival (segue music this week by oh my god)

OTL: Episode #32

(podcasting “from” the green room at Second City Chicago) (broadcasting on the 100-watt go-getter WLUW 88.7-FM Chicago) Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann discover a local bloggy neighborhood, they discuss a comedy legend, they tour the “lower” streets in Chicago, and then they learn about online audio tours. America’s Top 10 Bloggiest Neighborhoods; Outside.In ranks Rogers Park at #5 Tom Farley – Managing Director, The Chris Farley Foundation; on the comic legend and keeping his name and spirit alive OTL audio tour; Mike and Andy hit the “lower” streets in Chicago Mike Salvatore – Founder and President, AudioSnacks; on user-generated audio tours for around the world (segue music this week by Ellen Rosner)

OTL: Episode #30

HAPPY EARTH DAY !! (podcasting “from” the middle of Humboldt Park) (broadcasting on the 100-watt solar-powered generator WLUW 88.7-FM Chicago) Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann present an ALL-GREEN show with OTL memories and outtakes, a conversation about socially-conscious networking, and a look Chicago’s Earth Day celebrations. OTL memories and outtakes; Andy & Mike share some memories and play an OTL show outtake Peter Nicholson – Executive Director, Foresight Design Initiative; on social networking through Chicago Green Drinks 2006 Olympics announcement; Mike loses track of Andy in a Wrigleyville bar Peggy Stewart – Manager of Outdoor and Environmental Education, Chicago Park District; about Chicago’s Earth Day happenings (segue music this week by Orbert Davis)

OTL: Episode #28

(podcasting “from” Michigan Avenue, next to an R2-D2 mailbox) (broadcasting on the 100-watt flamethrower WLUW 88.7-FM Chicago) Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann take a virtual trip through Uptown, they review some recent news, and then they discuss small claims court lawsuits. Martha Bayne – senior editor, Chicago Reader; about their “Uptown” issue, and Chicago neighborhoods OTL News Roundup; American Gladiators and REO Speedwagon Derek Monroe – the King of Small Claims; on consumer activism through lawsuits (segue music this week by The Emerald Lizards)