OTL: Episode #473- Chicago Loot Drop helps the kids, Improvised Star Trek, Mac and Cheeze Takedown

Mike Stephen talks with:   Chicago Loot Drop chairman Mike Chuck about helping out deserving kids at The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital;   Improvised Star Trek producer/cast member Matt Young about their live show run at iO Chicago; and   The Takedown impresario Matt Timms about the upcoming Chicago Mac and Cheeze Takedown at Lincoln Hall.   Meanwhile, we play a concerned voicemail from #1 OTL fan Mrs. Stephen!   This week’s local music is provided by The Roalde Dahls.   Future OTL host Mike Stephen displayed signs of his neediness at a young age. [circa 1990 or 1991]   To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.

OTL: Episode #350- Lethal Action Force, Prevention sexual exploitation, The 606 park network

TO HEAR THE SHOW, PRESS THE “PLAY” BUTTON AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS POST… (podcasting from the studios in the OTL Bunker, somewhere in Chicago) (broadcasting on the “lethal action force” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago) Mike Stephen talks to the co-founder of Lethal Action Force, discusses sexual exploitation prevention, and gets an update on The 606- a planned network of parks in Chicago.   Adam Archer– Co-founder and producer of Lethal Action Force When you combine action movies with great Improv, you get something awesome.  We learn about this show that every Saturday at midnight at iO Chicago.     Rachel Durchslag –Executive Director of the Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation Sexual exploitation is still prevalent in our society, sadly.  Rachel gives us an overview of how CAASE works to address this problem at its core.       Ben Helphand – Co-founder and board president of Friends of the Bloomingdale Trail The 606 will be a network of parks and trails that will be completed in 2014.  We get the latest on what we can expect from this very cool project.     OTL #350 local music provided by The Dyes…