Revolution and Beer TV Show Episode 4: Feminism part1

On this show we explore an issue that might be considered an odd pick for some straight working-class fellas…but only if you’re afraid of working and organizing alongside intelligent, creative, and empowered women. I won’t speak for Turck because it’s not my jurisdiction (I know damn well whose it is;), but as for me; regardless of the nature or breadth of the interaction, I can’t get enough of that spirit.

If you are intimidated or unsettled by that sort of thing, just don’t tell your homies you watched it. You can gain one up on them with some invaluable perspective, and it can be our little secret, man…really.

Feminism has a long and dynamic history. At the better turning points in our cultural development, it’s been the empowered feminine spirit that swept-in to provide the passion and resolve to strengthen the foundation of revolutionary progress and peace.

To help us grasp the essence of what feminism means in our society and culture—as well as our city—we’ve asked our friends Paula Kamen, Regina Buccola (@TheLittleProf), and Linda Bubon to join us; and toss a few back. This may be one of the few informative, and non-awkward conversations that you’ll ever witness in a bar on the topic. It can actually can be done, and not likely what you expect.

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Revolution and Beer TV Show 3: Who’s Paying Their Share

On Saturday March 30th, we gathered with a much larger and very boisterous crowd at Leadway Bar and Grill, 5233 N. Damen. Joining us for the taping of our 3rd TV show were David Hatch from the People’s Lobby, Kristi Sanford from A Just harvest, Toby Chow from Fair economy Illinois, and Michaela Lovegood from IIRON. We had an awesome time discussing corporate tax cheats and the politicians you love them in Illinois–over beer of course.

Don’t forget to sign the Fair Economy Illinois’ petition for The Illinois Corporate Tax Disclosure and Responsibility Act (HB3627 link below.)
http://www.faireconomyillinois.org/close-illinois-corporate-tax-loopholes/

This is a simple piece of legislation that provides for transparency. It asks that all publicly traded corporations disclose the amount of corporate income taxes they pay to the State of Illinois. These corporations’ taxes would be disclosed to the general public via the Internet a full 2 years after the fact.

Special thanks again to Sandra J Alvillar .AGAIN for the beautiful photography. Extra special thanks to Frank, Bianca, and Valentina for the incredible hospitality at Leadway Bar & Grill.

Repeat on Wednesday June 19 at 2:30 P.M.

Time: 7:30-8:00 p.m. Tuesdays, & 2:30-3:00 p.m. Wednesdays
Chicago Cable Channel: 19
Filmed in Chicago
Topics covered: Lots of important stuff
Fueled by: Good beer, good food, and people power

This series runs every Tuesday, at 7:30 p.m., through the month of June. We’ll have updates on what shows follow, an what the schedule will be as we near the end of the month.

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Revolution and Beer TV Show Episode 2

On this show, we take the time to just sit back, explain our backgrounds a little, and say why we do what we do. We also take a very worthwhile amount of time to get acquainted with our chef, AJ Francisco, who joins us for the first time. It was super worthwhile because he made some totally badass food.

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Revolution and Beer TV Show Episode 1

We talk how to enjoy beer, hydraulic fracturing, and alternative energy at Chicago’s Hopleaf. Our guests were Michael Roper, of the Hopleaf; Dr. Lora Chamberlin, of Don’t Frack Illinois; and David Funcheon, of 101 Celsius.

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The Revolution and Beer TV Show – Turn On, Tune In, Drink Up!

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Feminism and Beer – Part 2

On episode 5, Feminism and Beer part 2, We continue with our intelligent, creative, and very classy guests, Paula Kamen, Regina Buccola (@TheLittleProf), and Linda Bubon. Please join us as we continue to explore this topic in a very nuanced matter…with good beer in-hand.


Feminism and Beer – Part 1

On episode 4, Feminism and Beer part 1, we explore an issue that might be considered an odd pick for some straight working-class fellas…but only if you’re afraid of working and organizing alongside. I won’t speak for Turck because it’s not my jurisdiction (I know damn well whose it is;), but as for me; regardless of the nature or breadth of the interaction, I can’t get enough of that spirit.

This may be one of the few informative, and non-awkward (ok, so it’s a little awkward) conversations that you’ll ever witness in a bar on the topic. It can actually can be done, and not likely what you expect.


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Tuesday, June 18 at 7:30 P.M.
On Saturday March 30th, we gathered with a much larger and very boisterous crowd at Leadway Bar and Grill, 5233 N. Damen. Joining us for the taping of our 3rd TV show were David Hatch from the People’s Lobby, Kristi Sanford from a Just harvest, Toby Chow from Fair economy Illinois and Michaela Lovegood from IIRON. We had an awesome time discussing corporate tax cheats and the politicians you love them in Illinois–over beer of course.

Special thanks again to Sandra J Alvillar .AGAIN for the beautiful photography. Extra special thanks to Frank, Bianca, and Valentina for the incredible hospitality at Leadway Bar & Grill.

Repeat on Wednesday June 19 at 2:30 P.M.

Tuesday, June 25 at 7:30 P.M.
Episode four: Exploration of Contemporary Feminism, With Real Feminists part 1
Taped at Leadway Bar 4/6/13)
Repeat on Wednesday June 26 at 2:30 P.M.

All shows will be cable-casted on CAN TV network cable channel 19. Includes Comcast and RCN subscribers.

A special thanks to Ben Houston, our producer. Also, to AJ Francisco, our amazing chef. We owe both of them a case.

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TV Series Launch Party: June 6th

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On June 6th we’ll be previewing our upcoming series on CAN TV. This was a BIGGG project for us, and definitely pushed us outside of our comfort zones again. It has consumed most of our efforts for the last 2 months. We filmed a full season in about a month, and had an absolutely amazing roster of guests. Exhausting? yes. Worth it? HELL YES! So let’s celebrate.

Come join us for local craft beer, food, and conversation; because it’s not about the problem, it’s about the solution…and the beer. Please come be a part of our community and have a say in it.

The party takes place at the lovely Leadway Bar and Grill, located at 5233 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL 60625.

Time: 7pm-10pm


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The Revolution and Beer TV Show: Feminism – Episodes 4 & 5

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For last Saturday’s taping, we were joined by three outstanding guests:

Linda Bubon, co-owner of Women and Children first.

Paula Kamen, author of: Finding Iris Chang: Friendship, Ambition and the Loss of An Extraordinary Mind and All in My Head: An Epic Quest to Cure an Unrelenting, Totally Unreasonable, and Only Slightly Enlightening Headache.

Regina Buccola, Assoc. Prof. Literature at Roosevelt Univ.

Revolution and Beer chef, AJ Franciso, completely owned the day with his food pairings to accompany our Beer of The Week, Crabbie’s Original Ginger Beer.

Thanks to the entire crew: Nick Bacon, Ben Housten, Erik Parsons, Joe Fedorko, Lindsay hereer, Valentina, Neil, Frank and Leadway Bar and Grill.

We took on a big one this time, engaging in a two-part series on Feminism. During the eating and drinking, we discussed the womens rights to bodily integrity in light of recent, and very troubling, stories in the news. Street safety and harassment, abortion and birth control, domestic violence and gun control, and sexual agency vs. sexual slavery/trafficking. Were all covered.

Scary factoid:

Did you know Chicago is a “hub” for girls and women being sold from Mexico, Russia, Poland? We’re talking about girls and women, ranging from age 14 to their early 20’s.

Our CAN TV series will be running May through June of this year. Be sure to check us out and please give us your take on the right of women to control their bodies, the recent attempts to roll-back protections for women, as well as any of the other issues we cover on the show.

I’m going to contact Paula Kamen; she lives in Aville and has written several important books on feminism.

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The Revolution and Beer TV Show, Episode 3

This past Saturday, March 30th, we gathered with a much larger and very boisterous crowd at Leadway Bar and Grill, 5233 N. Damen. Here’s the photo tease for the show which will air on CAN TV in a couple of months. Special thanks to Sandra J Alvillar AGAIN for the beautiful photography. Extra special thanks to Frank, Bianca, and Valentina for the incredible hospitality at Leadway Bar and Grill. Joining us for the taping of our 3rd TV show were David Hatch from the People’s Lobby, Kristi Sanford from a Just harvest, Toby Chow from Fair economy Illinois and Michaela Lovegood from IIRON. We had an awesome time discussing corporate tax cheats and the politicians you love them in Illinois–over beer of course. The series will air around the end of may.

BTW: If you are looking for a cozy hideaway, in a quiet neighborhood, Leadway is the place to be.

Stay tuned for more updates on the TV series. Don’t forget to check us out on Sunday Mornings at 8am on AM 820 WCPT, on Our Town with Mike Sanders.

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