The Ordinary Guy Network:
The Ordinary Guy Network (TOGN) is an independent news source focused on delivering more than traditional media. Simply put, we publish information about topics we feel passionate about. Our staff consists of ordinary people who have something to say to the world and TOGN does its best to stay out of the way. Our organic reporting covers a range of categories including technology, music, sports, diy, and local news.
TOGN aims to champion local entertainment and media, while building a worthwhile community with our readers and listeners.
Everyday offers us an opportunity to push further. We take those opportunities head-on in an effort to give independent media a fighting chance in the online world.
This Ordinary Guy
Since it’s start in 2010, This Ordinary Guy has been working towards giving local artists and businesses a voice in media.
The hit podcast delivers a mix of interviews, music, politics and news, all recorded in Chicago, Illinois. Instead of the standard and played out back and forth style of interview, This Ordinary Guy strikes up a conversation with their guests, trying to find the story behind them. Be it a band’s tour stories, a local business owner trying to overcome adversity, or an ordinary individual with experience that have been everything but, This Ordinary Guy brings out more than just answers to questions.
The Chicago Sampler
The Chicago Sampler is a block of new music without the boundaries of genre. It’s the best place to get a feel for the latest in music. Bands & Artists: Send your music to [email protected] and we might play it in a future episode. Please note that by emailing us your music you are authorizing us to use it in our podcast.
The Nerd Hour
The Nerd Hour is a 60 minuet podcast that airs frequently on The Ordinary Guy Network. Host Matt Weldon, aka Zookkz, sits down and talks everything tech with people passionate about gaming, the latest devices, computers, and technology.