Before Luis came to Vocalo, one of his big projects was co-producing "RhymeSpitters"-- a‚ citywide MC freestyle battle and documentary film.
... and whenever an MC comes in for an interview, he invites them to pop a freestyle.‚ A lot of them demur.
What would you do if another passenger was getting beaten up on the CTA? Is keeping to your own business the best policy? Or would you try to be a hero? As he told Vocalo host mollymolly, Jubei had to answer that question, and the result was not what anyone might expect.
Crazy Bus Story
Jesse M. talked this week to Tricia Brouwers, who was hyping an upcoming fundraiser for Autism Speaks -- and whose 12 year-old son is autistic.‚ Doctors told her for years that her son would never be verbal.‚ Now he gives out the occasional full sentence.
Want to know what the Great Recession looks like in Northwest Indiana?‚ Check out Woodland Village mobile home park on U.S. 20, just east of Gary-- where business is booming, as people look for cheaper places to live.
Shantell, a University of Missouri alum, brought us this story on Friday, and Luis interviewed a current Mizzou student that evening.
The consensus so far:‚ This has got to be the corniest hate crime ever.
So, Tom has a bit where he cold-calls folks who have listed community events in the NWI Times-- a fish-fry at the VFW hall, story time at the local library.‚ Today he called Leona Bachan of Alzheimer's and Dementia Services of Northern Indiana, which is offering some classes for caregivers.