• MMN! Ep 032 Here Comes The Bod Squad

    Listen to the podcast right here! Or Subscribe to Midwest Media Now! On iTunes New media doesn’t just have to be about creating some new drama or sketch comedy. It […]

  • MMN: ep 031 Oh look LADYPARTS

    I spent the evening with Jeph Porter and crew at Joone Studios in Wicker Park watching them wrap on a full day of shooting their sketch comedy series "Ladyparts".

  • MMN: ep 029 Girl Power!

    Jessica Christopher and Jayme Joyce are the two founding filmmakers behind Joone Studios a NEW New Media studio located in Wicker Park. They have all the amenities an budding filmmaker or new media content creator could want.

  • MMN ep:028 Infamous = Famous

    Joey Barto, Director/Co-Creator and Greg Washington, Producer/Co-Creator/Main Character are working hard on their own mythology and creating a story of people with, well let's just say special talents. Infamous The Web Series, FIND, FRIEND, FOLLOW

  • MMN ep:027 Maybe Hip? You BET!

    Talk about making media this group of creative start ups are making media A TON OF IT! They are the "Ted Turners" of Chicago's Northshore. Starting in a garage... well they are still in a garage ( no reason you can't have a great studio in a garage) they are building a media empire with an impressive line up of shows that are covering all kinds of happenings in Chicago and the Internet.

  • MMN ep:026 MTSS the title says it all.

    I say that's short for something because I want to get indexed by Google. It stands for the "Midwest Teen Sex Show" It's not what you think it is, so listen up! But it's something you should watch and watch whatever else Guy Clark might be working.

  • MMN ep:025 Milk Money

    It takes money to make Milk, I mean it takes money to make movies. That's just what Todd Tue of Milk Products Media is doing with his latest project titled "From Grass to Cheese". Friday the 19th they kicked off their fund raising efforts to make a feature doc about making organic cheese in Ohio. When Todd visited the Noland's Family farm last year he thought it might be an interesting project.

  • MMN ep:024 A Face in the Crowd

    This is a first, but I'm sure not a last. New Media talking about Old Media well at least on this show. Today we're talking about a film "A Face In The Crowd" Director: Elia Kazan 1957

  • MMN ep:023 The Edge of Fringe in Chicago

    Mikayla Brown and Vinnie Lacey of Fringe Chicago talked with me about their upcoming event slated for the beginning of September. If you're a performer get your application in there now! The deadline for submissions is February 15th 2010. If you like watching raw creativity well you better pencil in some time between Sept 1st - 5th.

  • MMN ep:022 Master of Funny

    It's been a year since we last talked to Joe Avella. If you remember he's one of the first people we talked to when we kicked off Midwest Media Now! He was making great stuff then but now he's working on something even bigger, a feature length film. Yeah a feature!