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Podcast: Geek Talks Towing & Emissions Testing On Outside The Loop Radio

OTLlogo-1920x1080That idiot, the Parking Ticket Geek, turned up on WGN Radio 720 the other day on Outside the Loop Radio.

OTL’s affable and handsome host, Mike Stephen, chatted with the Geek about Lincoln Towing and interesting facts about how many vehicles fail their emissions tests in Illinois.

Check it out and listen to the podcast if you have nothing better to do.

Geek Joins WGN Radio’s Brian Noonan Monday Evening

WGN Radio's Brian Noonan.

WGN Radio’s Brian Noonan.

It’s cold and crappy outside.

So, we’re sure you have nothing better to do than listen to the radio this evening.

That moron, the Parking Ticket Geek joins Brian Noonan on WGN Radio 720 to talk about Chicago’s soon to be ending parking ticket amnesty as well as other driving related subjects.

The Geek should be on around 5:30 this evening.

Stay warm, tune in WGN Radio 720 AM or stream it here.

Geek Joins Outside The Loop Radio In Post Christmas Get Together

Bayer aspiriniUPDATE: Here’s the Outside the Loop Radio podcast featuring the Geek’s appearance on WGN Radio. It kicks in around the 30 minute mark. Enjoy?

While you recover from your Christmas inspired merrymaking Saturday morning, tune in WGN Radio 720 and listen to that goof The Parking Ticket Geek on Outside the Loop Radio.

The festivities will take place between 6 and 7 AM.

OTL host Mike Stephen and the Geek will talk about parking ticket amnesty, Mike’s recent hijinks with a city red light camera and other driving related topics.

Tune in to 720 AM or stream it live.

Don’t forget the aspirin.

Geek Gets Up Early Saturday Morning for WGN Radio 720 AM

OTLlogo-1920x1080How early are you up on Saturday mornings?

Most likely it depends on the quantity of adult beverages you consumed the night before, right?

But, if you behave yourself tonight and get up between 6 and 7 AM, you can catch the Parking Ticket Geek on WGN Radio‘s Outside the Loop Radio with the handsome and affable Mike Stephen.

Mike and the Geek are going to discuss the issue of residential permit parking in Chicago and…how drivers can avoid, and if ticketed, challenge and beat parking tickets for RPP violations.

Tune in or stream WGN Radio 720 here.

The Geek Dispenses Driving, Parking Advice On WGN Radio

WGN Radio 720's Mike Stephen.

WGN Radio 720′s Mike Stephen.

While everyone else was celebrating Memorial Day grilling, chilling and drinking adult beverages, The Parking Ticket Geek spent some time on the radio doling out his idiotic parking and driving advice.

WGN Radio’s Mike Stephen asked the Geek to come downtown and hang out for an hour to answer the questions of frustrated Chicago area motorists.

It was a ton of fun. Big thanks to Stephen, the host of Outside the Loop Radio every Saturday morning from 6-7 AM, for allowing a reprobate like the Geek into the luxurious WGN studios.

Here’s a link to the full podcast, “Mike Stephen: The Parking Ticket Geek drops in to help listeners with their parking and transportation problems.”

The Parking Ticket Geek Stays Up Late On WGN Radio 720 AM

WGN logoUPDATE: Here’s a link to the podcast of the interview.

The Parking Ticket Geek is, by nature, a night owl.

However, while he’s usually in bed and asleep by 3 AM, Wednesday night (technically Thursday morning) the Geek will be on WGN 720 AM with Mike Stephen.

Stephen, who normally hosts Outside the Loop Radio every Saturday morning at 6-7 AM on WGN, is filling in for everyone’s favorite overnight host–Nick Digilio who’s on vacation this week.

If you’re up, tune in.

Geek Joins Outside The Loop Radio On Saturday Morning

alarmclockWho gets up at 6:30 AM on a Saturday?

Why, that dork the Parking Ticket Geek, of course. Normally the Geek wouldn’t be up quite that early on a weekend, but he’s getting up early to join his friends on Outside the Loop Radio on WGN AM 720.

They’ll be talking red light cameras, parking tickets and other driving related stuff starting at 6:30 AM.

Outside the Loop Radio, originally started as a podcast in 2006 and then found a home on community radio station WLUW 88.7 up until late 2014 when local powerhouse WGN Radio picked it up.

Don’t forget to set your alarm clock!

Tune in or stream WGN Radio 720 AM here.

Ticket Geek Joins Nick D On WGN 720 Radio Saturday Night

Nick D. on the air

Nick D. behind the microphone at WGN Radio.

What are you doing Saturday night?

Dinner? Movie? Hot date? Going out for a drink?

How about tuning into WGN Radio 720 AM and listening to that goof the Parking Ticket Geek ramble on about parking and driving issues in Chicago.

Sounds thrilling, right?

Luckily for listeners, the Geek will be on with the always entertaining and hilarious Nick Digilio at 8:30 PM.

Tune into WGM Radio 720 AM or stream it live here.

The Geek Joins Outside The Loop Radio Thursday Morning

CDOT filled over 150,000 potholes from 2010 through 2012.Outside the Loop Radio‘s Mike Stephen has a real problem with Chicago’s pothole epidemic.

Not surprisingly, so does that idiot the Parking Ticket Geek.

Stephen invites the Geek on today’s episode of Outside the Loop Radio for a bitch session about potholes and to discuss the new ParkChicago app that launched earlier in the week.

Tune in to Outside the Loop Radio at 10 AM on WLUW 88.7 FM or stream it here.

Listen Up! Parking Ticket Geek Joins WBEZ’s Afternoon Shift

The nice people at WBEZ’s Afternoon Shift asked that oddball character the Parking Ticket Geek, to come down to their swanky Navy Pier studios to talk parking issues Tuesday afternoon.

The discussion ranged from the newly launched ParkChicago app, restoring paid Sunday meters, street cleaning and general tips on how to fight Chicago’s parking tickets.

Thanks to Niala, Kathy, Joyce and the entire Afternoon Shift staff for inviting the Geek down. It was a lot of fun.

Have a listen