06 / 11 / 13
Chobani: The Yogurt Network


When thinking about yogurt, innovation and entrepreneurship typically would not be some of the first things that come to mind. But now, cultured dairy is keeping pace with some of the most cutting edge businesses in the world. And the best part for the CEO of Chobani Yogurt? An American immigrant from Turkey named Hamdi Ulukaya. He owns 100% of his company. AMp hosts Brian Babylon and Molly Adams discussed the recent unexpected boom of the yogurt industry this morning - and since Brian hates yogurt he did his best to talk about this without gagging.

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04 / 29 / 13
Wise Women: Stephanie King-Meyers & Nancy Bigley of Bottle & Bottega


After getting laid off from her corporate job, Stephanie King-Meyers decided to go into business for herself. Opening up her first business with the help of co-owner Nancy Bigley, “Bottle & Bottega” has become a recognizable name in Chicago for those who like art and wine. They tell their story.

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02 / 20 / 13

Today on the Overdrive 2.20.13 (4-6 PM CST) Feminist Wednesday

A Stressed Generation: Millennials are the fast-paced, technologically savvy generation of humans. They also happen to be the most stressed out group of people. We discuss the details of the American Psychological Association’s new study.

Why I Don’t Say “I’m Pretty”: We talk about the word pretty and women’s relationship to the phrase "I’m Pretty" as outlined by Jezebel.com’s Tracy Moore.

Wise Woman of the Week: This week’s “wise woman” is Emily Rose. The Real Talk Avenue artist talks about how she came to perform at open mics, readings and slams across Chicago and the nation. 

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