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.
Vocalo On WBEZ Ep 91 - Deno's Senior Project, Erik Griffin, Briar Rabbit
In this episode: Vocalo Storytelling Workshoop participant Heidi Bojorges created a story about Deno, a student at North Lawndale College Prep who comes back to teachers to complete a graduation requirement and graduate.
Also, comedian Erik Griffin, who you might know as Montez on Workaholics, stopped by for some chats with MorningAMp hosts Brian and Molly.
Chicago singer/songwriter Briar Rabbit has released his new album From Your Bones, an intense look at the psyche of a man with a heavy heart and disillusioned mind, all set to Briar Rabbit’s familiar steady guitar and folk pop accompaniment. Briar Rabbit joined Jesse Menendez on The MusicVox to talk about the experiences that lead him to write this album.
Finally, we conclude the show with an awesome set by DJ Carlos Feliciano. Tune in!
Intern and comedian Tim Barnes joins Morning AMp hosts Brian Babylon and Molly Adams to discuss cultural traditions that are still popular. Nothing cooler than getting in touch with your roots and tossing dead rats in the air or playing dancing around a fire in a bear costume.
Comedian and actor Brian Posehn is at UP Comedy Club this weekend and stops by the AMp to talk about whatever comes across our minds, including his long career as a character actor on television and his literary aspirations.
Our good friend comedian Erik Griffin, who you might know as Montez on Workaholics, drops in to take a look at the headlines, including the ridiculous and racist coverage of an NFL cornerback’s post-game rant, before his shows this weekend at Zanies’s.
In this episode: We bring you a story from the archives of our Storytelling Workshop. It’s a story about a West Side youth movement and dance called Bopping. Tariq Weaver explores the origins of the dance, and who are the rising talents of this subculture.
Also, host Jesse Menendez spoke with critically acclaimed jazz pianist Robert Glasper. Robert spoke about his new album Black Radio 2 and his desire to shake up traditional jazz by incorporating elements you don’t generally hear in it.
MorningAMp’s Molly and Brian spoke with comedian Godfrey during his Chicago visit. He talks about growing up in Chicago and the 90s comedy scene.
We close the show the usual way - a DJ set. This one is courtesy of Vocalo DJ Collective Member, DJ Charlie. Tune in!
Comedian Godfrey joins ‘Morning Amp’ hosts Brian Babylon and Molly Adams during his Chicago visit. He talks about growing up in Chicago and the 90s comedy scene and finally taping a Comedy Central special.