WBEZ | Tim Sniffen http://www.wbez.org/tags/tim-sniffen Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en The Paper Machete Radio Magazine: The Mostly Gay Episode plus Bill Ayers http://www.wbez.org/blog/onstagebackstage/2011-11-16/paper-machete-radio-magazine-mostly-gay-episode-bill-ayers-94103 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/blog/photo/2011-November/2011-11-16/Bill Ayers - web.jpg" alt="" /><p><p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/blog/insert-image/2011-November/2011-11-16/Piatt and Ayers dancing - web.jpg" style="width: 500px; height: 333px;" title="Christopher Piatt and Bill Ayers dance (Photo by Ali Weiss Klingler)"></p><p>The gays were all over the news this week. Brendan Dowling and Tim Sniffen agree with Brett Ratner when he said what he said about rehearsal and who it's for. Coya Paz explains how clinics in Equador that try to convert homosexuals are the exception, not the rule. But then Bill Ayers talks about peace, student loans and the Occupy movement. With music from Pinto and the Bean. As usual, if you can hear us, this magazine is LIVE.&nbsp;Download at iTunes <a href="http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=450280345">here</a> or listen below.</p><p style="text-align: center;"><audio class="mejs mediaelement-formatter-identified-1332483820-1" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/sites/default/files/2011-11-12-papermachete-radiomag.mp3">&nbsp;</audio></p><p>This Saturday at the Horseshoe, first daughter Chelsea Clinton will be joining us. Oh wait no, but There Will Be Ranting about her new job at NBC. Performers include writer <a href="http://www.ocelotfactory.com/">Dave Awl</a>; writer <a href="http://bornunknown.blogspot.com/">Shannon Cason</a>; <a href="http://heintz.e-poets.net/">Kurt Heintz</a>; Emily Rose of <a href="http://www.realtalkavenue.com/">Real Talk Avenue</a>; comedian <a href="http://hellokristen.com/wp/">Kristen Studard</a>; <a href="http://ourmaninchicago.tumblr.com/">Scott Smith</a> of <em>Chicago Magazine</em> and <a href="http://ward32.org/">Alderman Scott Waguespack</a>&nbsp;of the 32nd Ward. Holiday music from Matthew Loren Cohen of the Second City; regular music by The Sonnets.&nbsp;Check <a href="http://thepapermacheteshow.com/2011/11/15/1119-line-up/"><em>The Paper Machete</em></a>'s site for updates on this line-up as the week goes on.</p><p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/blog/insert-image/2011-November/2011-11-16/Coya Paz - web.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 400px;" title="Coya Paz gestures in a gay way. (Photo by Ali Weiss Klingler)"></p><p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/blog/insert-image/2011-November/2011-11-16/Tim Sniffen and Brendan Dowling - web.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 400px;" title="Tim and Brendan talk about rehearsing. (Photo by Ali Weiss Klingler)"></p></p> Wed, 16 Nov 2011 15:22:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/blog/onstagebackstage/2011-11-16/paper-machete-radio-magazine-mostly-gay-episode-bill-ayers-94103 The Paper Machete Radio Magazine: The Trouble Episode http://www.wbez.org/blog/onstagebackstage/2011-11-09/paper-machete-radio-magazine-trouble-episode-93891 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/blog/photo/2011-November/2011-11-09/chad the bird.jpg" alt="" /><p><p style="text-align: center; "><img alt="" class="caption" height="333" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/blog/insert-image/2011-November/2011-11-09/Cayne Collier as Dr. Charles Neerdringer.jpg" title="Cayne Collier as Dr. Charles Neerdringer (Photo by Ali Weiss Klingler)" width="500"></p><p>Before Daylight Savings ended, there was a whole lotta trouble, starting with Samantha Irby, who paints Herman Cain as the lady killer he is.&nbsp;Cayne Collier&nbsp;becomes a gastroenterologist who educates us on&nbsp;fecal transplants (a real thing!). Chad the Bird wonders whether those wearing Guy Fawkes masks really know what they mean. With music from Diego Sol and the Metronomes, specifically, an excellent cover an excellent Prince song.&nbsp;And as usual, if you can hear us, this magazine is LIVE. &nbsp;Download at iTunes <a href="http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=450280345">here</a>, or listen below.</p><div><p><audio class="mejs mediaelement-formatter-identified-1332483815-1" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/sites/default/files/2011-11-05-papermachete-radiomag.mp3">&nbsp;</audio></p><p>At this Saturday's show at the Horseshoe,<a href="http://billayers.org/"> Bill Ayers</a> returns to <em>The Paper Machete</em>. He'll be talking about a looming scandal in for-profit education. Other topics in the queue: the Mississippi Personhood Amendment and the CTA's social media tactics. With <a href="http://www.youtube.com/crashpad3d">Chad the Bird</a>; <a href="http://vimeo.com/12219540">Jason Economus</a> of Write Club; comedian <a href="http://vimeo.com/12809584">Matt Kelly</a>; writer and performer <a href="http://www.coyapaz.com/">Coya Paz</a>; <a href="http://www.tangelopie.com/">Tim Sniffen</a> and <a href="http://www.improvisedshakespeare.com/">Brendan Dowling</a> of Second City, and Jessica Young of <a href="http://2ndstory.com/">2nd Story</a>.&nbsp;Check&nbsp;<a href="http://thepapermacheteshow.com/2011/11/08/1112-line-up/"><em>The Paper Machete</em></a>'s&nbsp;site&nbsp;for the updates on this line-up as the week goes on.</p><p><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/blog/insert-image/2011-November/2011-11-09/chad the bird.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 400px; " title="Our regular Chad the Bird (Photo by Ali Weiss Klingler)"></p><p><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/blog/insert-image/2011-November/2011-11-09/samantha irby again.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 400px; " title="Samantha Irby rocks you like a Herman Cain (Photo by Ali Weiss Klingler)"></p><p><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/blog/insert-image/2011-November/2011-11-09/diego sol.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 400px; " title="Diego Sol and the Metronomes (Photo by Ali Weiss Klingler)"></p></div></p> Wed, 09 Nov 2011 16:31:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/blog/onstagebackstage/2011-11-09/paper-machete-radio-magazine-trouble-episode-93891