Each week our trends expert Tim Barnes tells us what we need to be doing to be cool, and today it’s getting a pet and spending a ridiculous amount of money on it. Or STEALING a pet and re-selling it for profit. Evil!
We can never get enough television talk! The AMp hosts Molly Adamsand Brian Babylon were joined by Tim Barnesto discuss the near ending craze of pilot season and which type of shows television companies are passing up and taking.
Molly Adams and Brian Babylon know about a new variety show happening around NWI, the Tomfoolery Fun Club. Producer Tom Byelick drops in to talk about finding and blending the comedy and music talents of the region.
Morning AMp hosts Molly Adams and Brian Babylon talked with Gail Stern whose company Catharsis Productions does rape prevention training with colleges, businesses, and the military. Stern stopped in before her upcoming Social Justice Stand Up event to give us some details about the show and her company. She also discussed what makes a joke funny or not, especially when pertaining to sexual assault.
Vocalo on WBEZ Ep. 96 - TK Kirkland, CNN's Chicagoland, DJ Jawan Rates
In this episode: Veteran of the urban scene TK Kirkland, rehashes his background and the streets with Molly Adams and Brian Babylon while talking about how he made it to the Olympic trials for being a runner! Also, TK gives his input on men and dating.
Also, CNN’s new docu-series “Chicagoland” explores the effects of politics and policy on the people of Chicago. Jesse Menendez spoke with the producers of the series Pagan Harleman and Yoav Attias who give us an inside look on what it was like to capture some of Chicago’s most tumultuous stories featuring Mayor Rahm Emmanuel, Police Supt. Garry McCarthy, and Fenger H.S. Principal Elizabeth Dozier.
We all hear that Chicago is a city of neighborhoods, which is another way of saying that Chicago is a city of many different groups proud of their ancestral traditions. Shantell Jamison and Luis Perez spoke with Kathy O’Neil from the Irish American Heritage Center. She talked about the myths, stereotypes, and realities of Irish Culture.
We close the show with a special House set by DJ Jawan Rates. Tune in!
Veteran of the urban scene TK Kirkland, who has dropped in before a weekend at Jokes & Notes. TK rehashes his background and the streets with Molly Adams and Brian Babylon while talking about how he made it to the Olympic trials for being a runner! Also, TK gives his input on men and dating today in this age.
Comedian Brent Morin has been seen on Conan and Chelsea Lately, and will soon be starring in the NBC sitcom Undateable with Ron Funches and Chris D’Elia. He stopped in to the AMp to talk with Molly and Brian before a set of shows at Up Comedy Club this weekend and talked about his swift moving career since he moved to LA at 18 and how much the “who you know” principle affects your opportunities.
Chicago-native Ron Funches stopped by the Morning AMp to chat with Molly Adams and Brian Babylon before a set of shows at Zanies Comedy Club. In addition to being one of Brian’s favorite comedians, he is one of the cast members of the soon to premiere Undateable, an NBC sitcom starring four comedians who are (acting) as friends trying to find love.
'What Is Hip' this week? Watching television after 11:00 pm! Comedian Tim Barnes joined the AMp hostsBrian Babylon and Molly Adams this morning as he talked about all of our late-night viewing options, from the “new” shows hosted by Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers on the networks to Chelsea Handler and Pete Holmes on cable. Where are your allegiances when it comes to late night TV?
Comedian, TV writer, and podcast host Greg Fitzsimmons stopped by the AMp before a weekend of shows at the UP Comedy Club. Fitzsimmons and AMp hosts Molly Adams and Brian Babylon chatted about setting up jokes, venues, going into the woods, and a slew of other odd comedy-related topics. Essentially, a lot of fun was had.
At the beginning of each week, comedian and Vocalo intern Tim Barnes clues Monring AMp hosts Brian Babylon and Molly Adams in on the latest trends. Food hybrids were a staple of 2013. From cronuts to doughscuits, are food hybrids about to become the labradoodles of 2014? Two comforting, soft items coming together like mild mannered dog breeds?
Comedian Tom Papa stops by the Vocalo studio to chat with ‘Morning AMp’ hosts Brian Babylon and Molly Adams about his 20 years of performing as a stand up. They get the scoop on his Damon-Affleck produced comedy pilot and his latest Comedy Central special.