OTL: Episode #219- Reflections From a Green Party Candidate, AREA Chicago’s Wants and Needs, the Roscoe Village Economy

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 “looking to record your Holiday song” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago) Mike Stephen wants to record your Holiday music, talks to the Green Party candidate for State Rep in the 39th district about his recent campaign, learns about the upcoming AREA Chicago auction, and discusses the Roscoe Village econmy with a local business owner. Attention Local Musicians: OTL Wants to Record Your Holiday Songs!— Once again, OTL will feature local Holiday tunes on the December 23 show!  This year, however, host Mike Stephen will record YOUR music for airplay! E-mail Mike at mike@outsidetheloopradio.com to set up a time and day to record your songs!  NOTE: These must be ACOUSTIC tunes and must be able to be recorded with four microphones or less. Record with OTL! Jeremy Karpen— Former Green Party Candidate for IL State Rep (39th District) Jeremy ended up losing the election, but he reflects on the future of the Green Party in IL and what kind of representation his community of Logan Square needs in the future. Rachel Wallis — Finance Coordinator for AREA Chicago AREA Chicago is a bi-annual magazine and a series of local community events.  They are holding a very unique benefit auction this Saturday, December 4th, called “Wants and Needs.”  We find out more about AREA Chicago and the auction this week. Jenna Zaffino— Owner/Director of […]

OTL: Episode #210- Jeremy Karpen Runs For IL Rep Again, Hot Doug’s Celeb Sausage, Future of Chicago’s Water

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 “celebrity sausage” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago) Mike Stephen talks to Green Party candidate Jeremy Karpen, gets some info on Hot Doug’s “Celebrity Sausage,” and discusses the future of Chicago’s water supply. Jeremy Karpen— Green Party candidate for IL State Representative (39th) We pay a visit to Jeremy’s campaign office in Logan Square to discuss why he’s back running for the Illinois legislature. Hot Doug’s Celebrity Sausage— Recently OTL Host Mike Stephen was notified that there was a possibility that he had his own celebrity sausage at Hot Doug’s.  We find out the real story this week. Mike’s Celebrity Sausage? Jessica Pupovac— Freelance journalist and regular contributor to mindfulmetropolis.com What’s the future of Chicago’s water supply?  Jessica examines this question and talks about how we have a bad habit of wasting our water.  Check out her article on this topic here. OTL #210 local music provided by Aviary Ghost…