Feb. 10, 2012
Eight Forty-Eight welcomes Ed Jacob, the executive director of Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago, to talk about the $25 billion settlement with the nation's top five banks over mortgages and foreclosures. He clarifies what the settlement means for homeowners and answers callers' questions. Then, WBEZ's own Justin Kaufman discusses the intricacies of Chicago's 'Sticker-gate'. Also, Kelly Kleiman, one-half of our Dueling Critics, stops in to discuss Victory Garden Theater's powerful new musical Ameriville. Following that, Nashville music icons Doyle & Debbie perform in-character and in-studio, bringing their wit and charm to Eight Forty-Eight. Vocalo's Brian Babylon and Molly Adams close the show with a discussion of Ever Mainard's widely shared stand-up piece "Here's Your Rape!"