Water from the Michigan Ditch next door. (Photo credit: Mike Stephen/WGN Radio)

Mike Stephen learns about the first company to produce canned water in Chicago called Open Water from CEO and co-founder Nicole Doucet and then discusses the rise in local bird migration this week and the dangers for those birds with Annette Prince, director of the Chicago Bird Collision Monitors. Also, check out Mike on the latest edition of the Album Rebrews podcast! To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our Apple Podcasts Page, Spotify, or our RSS feed.

OTL: Episode #163- Reeling Fest 2009 Preview, OTL News Desk Update, Bird Collision Monitors

(podcasting from the studios in the OTL Bunker, somewhere in Chicago) (broadcasting on the “for the birds” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago) Mike Stephen gets a preview of the 28th Annual Chicago Lesbian and Gay International Film Festival, jumps behind the OTL News Desk for a local news update, and learns about the problem of birds colliding with local buildings. Reminder About the OTL Third Anniversary Party/Show Taping — At Toons Bar and Grill! Come by Toons on Friday, November 20 to catch a live taping of OTL!  The guest lineup is coming soon!  Stay tuned! Toons Bar and Grill at 3857 N. Southport Brenda Webb — Director of Reeling 2009: The 28th Annual Chicago Lesbian and Gay Film Festival This week marks the beginning of Reeling 2009- it’s 28th year!  We get a preview on this year’s festival and Brenda discusses why it’s important to our community. OTL News Desk Update – From the future of Kiddieland to the disappearance of Blue Cart recycling in Chicago, Mike Stephen has the latest.  We’re also treated to a blast from the past when a former OTL employee checks in. The OTL News Room Former Producer Andy Hermann as He Grows a Robust Beard Annette Prince – Director of the Chicago Bird Collision Monitors During this migratory season, birds can easily collide into tall buildings in Chicago.  We learn more about this and how it can be avoided. OTL #163 local music provided by An Aesthetic Anaesthetic…