Eight Forty-Eight 12.14.11
In the newest issue of Chicago magazine, journalists Noah Isackson and David Bernstein examine the connection between local street gangs and elected officials; Eight Forty-Eight spoke with them to learn more. Then, Auburn Gresham, Chicago continued its presentation of pictures and personal stories from Chicago’s Southwest Side. In the latest installment, producer Bill Healy introduced Kimberley Rudd, the owner of a local Curves franchise. Plus, Eight Forty-Eight spoke with two of the co-founders of Music Dealers, a Chicago-based music licensing upstart that provides filmmakers, video game creators and others looking to license music with an online space to connect with musicians. Then, WBEZ’s Jason Marck and Eilee Heikenen-Weiss introduced listeners to the Furry Fandom, a community of people who unite around animals in some less-than-traditional ways. And, WBEZ’s Tony Sarabia shared an audio postcard from Woolly Mammoth Antiques Oddities and Resale in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood.