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WBEZ’s ‘South Side Stories’ Podcast Brings Attention to the Lives and Stories of South Siders

“Ain’t no side like the South Side ... South SIDE!” For fans of Comedy Central’s “South Side”— a show that follows two ambitious friends in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood, working at a rent-to-own store — the refrain is not new. It’s reiterated in the show’s theme music every week, and for South Siders it just states something we already know: the stories that come out of the that part of the city are as unique and interesting as those who populate it.