OTL: Episode #21

HAPPY VALENTINE’S WEEK !! (podcasting “from” the Sybaris Pool Suites in Northbrook) Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann learn about city and county politics in this election season, and for Valentine’s Week they ask their ladies how even guys like them can find love. Jay Stewart – Executive Director, Better Government Association; about city and county politics in this election season Valentine’s Day at the White Castle; info on Sliders and romance Jenny and Maggie – OTL’s better (and better-looking) halves; on how even these podcast guys can find love

OTL: Episode #20

EVEN CHICAGO’S HARDEST WORKING PODCAST CAN BE A DAY LATE !! (podcasting “from” O’Hare International Airport) Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann discuss the arts in Chicago, Andy debuts “Mike Can’t Be Alone” #2, and then it’s Mike’s Super Bowl XLI adventures in our nation’s capital. Allison Stites – Executive Director, Around the Coyote; about the 2007 Winter Arts Festival and more “Mike Can’t Be Alone“; Andy once again takes a look into the innerworkings of Mike’s scary mind A Chicagoan in Washington D.C.; Mike is lost and out of town during Super Bowl XLI

OTL: Episode #19

GO BEARS !! (podcasting “from” the kitchen in Mike Ditka’s Restaurant) Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann catch Bears fever, Mike amuses Andy with an extended rant about local sports bars, and then they discover a cool guidebook for Chicagoans. Roy Taylor – owner, Chicago Bears History website; on a proposed alcohol ban on NYC commuter trains Mike’s Soapbox; his love for the Bears turns into a rant on sports bars Kathie Bergquist – city editor, Not for Tourists Chicago; on a cool city guidebook and website