09 / 19 / 14
Barber Shop Show 182: September Mid Month Mash Up
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This week’s Barber Shop Show was our September Mid-Month Mash-Up (our monthly news roundup featuring some of our favorite journalists and bloggers). Host Richard Steele was joined by:

Lauren Choolijan (WBEZ)
Maudlyne Iherijika (Chicago Sun-Times)
Monroe Anderson (The Root)

We discuss media portrayals of Domestic Violence, a tightrope walker’s bid to cross the Chicago River, the killer instinct of chimpanzees, and many other notable news stories from the last couple of weeks.

The Barber Shop Show airs on Fridays and Saturdays at Noon on 90.7FM and 89.5FM. You can also stream live at vocalo.org. The show also broadcasts on Sundays at 3pm on WBEZ.

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09 / 19 / 14
La Dispute discuss themes behind Rooms of the House
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Jordan Dreyer, the vocalist of Michigan post-hardcore band La Dispute spoke with Jesse Menendez on The MusicVox about the themes and narratives on their latest album Room of the House.

The MusicVox airs weekdays 4-6 PM on 91.1 FM & 90.7 FM (CHI) / 89.5 FM (NWI) / www.vocalo.org

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09 / 19 / 14
For Big Freedia it's all about the empowerment on the dance floor
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New Orleans artist Big Freedia is the undisputed queen of Bounce music. On her new album Just Be Free, she looks to change the sound of traditional Bounce and move it into a more progressive direction. The Queen Diva joined Jesse Menendez on The MusicVox to talk about the album, Bounce and being an ambassador to the LGBTQ community.

Big Freedia performs in Chicago on Oct. 10th at The Concord Hall.

The MusicVox airs weekdays 4-6 PM on 91.1 FM & 90.7 FM (CHI) / 89.5 FM (NWI) / www.vocalo.org

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09 / 19 / 14
"Through A Lens Darkly" Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People at Gene Siskel Film Center

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"Through A Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People" is screening at Gene Siskel Film Center. Producer and writer Don Perry talks with the AMp about the film.

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09 / 19 / 14
Esso Afrojam Funkbeat on Live From Studio 10 (Sept. 2014)
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You may think Chicago’s Esso is just about having a good time and getting people on their feet. That’s partially true. But beneath the Latin rhythms, jazz saxophones and funk grooves lies a socio-political dialogue.

Live From Studio 10 airs Tuesdays at 8pm CST on Vocalo 91.1 FM & 90.7 FM (CHI) / 89.5 FM (NWI) and Vocalo.org. The show features emerging bands and music artists from Chicago and beyond. One hour of music and interview, all live. Hosted by Jesse Menendez, produced by Fyodor Sakhnovski and engineered by Adam Yoffe. Subscribe to the podcast here: bitly.com/vocaloLFS10

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09 / 19 / 14
Medical Marijuana to treat Epilepsy WBEZ's Yolanda Perdomo
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WBEZ’s Yolanda Perdomo brings us a couple of stories around the impending legalization of marijuana for medical use. One story is about a local parent who wants medical marijuana to help her child cope with epilepsy. The other story is about the potential fraud that Yolanda discovered in the burgeoning medical marijuana industry.

(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

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09 / 19 / 14

Friday Morning AMp, 9/19/14, 8-10am CST

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Sean White: The local comedian is recording his debut comedy album this weekend at Comedians You Should Know. He talks with us about how his career and how he builds his act.

Hip-Hop: Gabe Mendoza reviews the latest from Joell Ortiz.

Film: Reggie Ponder reviews the latest in theaters and provides an analysis of the early fall box office.

Gina Yashere: This lovely, smart British comedian is at Zanies this weekend and will provide all of our commentary and analysis on Scotland’s decision to stay part of the United Kingdom.

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09 / 18 / 14
Chewing The Fat: Raw Milk, Yea or Nea?
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"Chewing The Fat" podcast hosts Monica Eng and Louisa Chu join Molly and Brian for a heated discussion on raw milk. Believe it or not people have very strong opinions on the consumption of raw milk and the Morning AMp helped capture it on live radio.

Update: a previous version of this post only included Monica’s report. The full segment is now posted.

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09 / 18 / 14
Moms and Entrepreneurship, Jill Salzman of Founding Moms.com
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Jill Salzman host of podcast “Breaking Down Your Business” She’s also the founder of FoundingMom.com and organizes a collection of offline meetups for mom entrepreneurs.

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09 / 18 / 14
Adrian Peterson Corporal Punishment Conversation, Curtis Shaw Flagg Social Media
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Curtis Shaw Flagg joins the AMp to talk about trends on social media and inadvertently began a huge conversation about Adrian Peterson and corporal punishment.

Peterson has been indicted in Texas for the physical abuse of his 4 year-old child with a ‘switch’. News outlets have reported that Peterson has admitted he was excessive, but was disciplining his child the same way he was disciplined. Photos of the child’s purported injuries were released over the weekend showing welts and broken skin on the child’s legs.

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