July 03, 2010

On the program this month, we talk to a U of I professor who's spearheading an effort to preserve the "virtual words" of old video games. We hear about a performance troupe who dress up like shrubbery, yes shrubbery, to create truly unique impromptu performancea. And we learn about the two-fisted liquor known as Malort and a group of Chicagoans who are obsessed with it. We'll have those stories and more, this time on Sidetrack!

Ambush Theater

Once Upon A Crow

How to Survive the Strange

Close the Bible, Open the Bar

Vanishing Craftsmen: Clockmaker

Preserving virtual worlds of video games

The Man You Can't Ignore

Marlot: Chicago's two-fisted liquor

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The Bandwagon

Football fatigue anyone? Sarah and Caleb Curtiss join this week’s conversation.