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07 / 25 / 14
Laughing, Impersonating and Serenading with Comedian Jay Pharoah
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SNL contributor and impressionist extraordinaire’s Jay Pharoah’s interview with the AMP’s guest co-hosts Jill and Luis turned into a performance, jam packed with impressions of ESPN’s Stephen Smith, Stewie from Family Guy, and a grand finale featuring his best Kanye West. He even serenaded outgoing Producer Vivian Mikhail on her last day after comparing our interns to Jared Leto and Danny Tamberelli. Take a listen and laugh!

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07 / 25 / 14
Exploring Chicago's Physical Theater Scene
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What is Physical Theatre? It’s a style of theatre that uses body language and mixes the crafts of mime, circus arts and choreography. Some of it may have some dialogue that borders on the absurd. Links Hall with Alice da Cunha and Marc Frost will present the first annual Physical Festival Chicago, a nine-day celebration of physical theater, July 25 to August 2, 2014 plus two evenings highlighting work by local artists including Silent Theater Company and a scratch night with various artists. They joined the AMp’s guest co-hosts Jill Hopkins and Luis Antonio Perez to discuss this weekend’s festivities.

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07 / 25 / 14
Obit Of The Week 7/25: The Founder of Aldi & the Dillinger Killing
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Historian Josh Eisenberg and proprietor of the blog Obit of the Day, joined the AMp’s guest co-hosts Jill Hopkins and Luis Antonio Perez by phone as he commemorated the life of Aldi founder Karl Albrecht and the 80th anniversary of the Dillinger killing.

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07 / 24 / 14
Early Bird Discussion with the Tofu Citlin Circuit

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The Tofu Chitlin’ Circuit is a theater conservatory and their mission is to offer affordable classes and workshops to assist community members in creating and preserving their own stories. Sydney Chatman, the founder, visits Studio 11 to discuss their play “Take it From Me, Violence Just Don’t Understand” going up at The Greenhouse Theatre this Saturday afternoon. She, along with one of the peers, joined the AMp guest co-host Jill Hopkins and Luis Antonio Perez

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07 / 22 / 14
WBEZ's Natalie Moore Talks De-Converting Condos and Fraud
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The AMp’s Brian Babylon and guest co-host Luis Antonio Perez were joined by WBEZ South Side Bureau Chief Natalie Moore to share her recent reports on condo investments and fraud in traditionally rental neighborhoods. Do you have a story of a good or bad investment you made during these trying economic times?

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07 / 22 / 14
The Money Compass: What's on Deck for our Economy?
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Today we spoke with Mark Anthony Grimaldi author of The Money Compass who warned us about pitfalls of investing in a post-recession economic climate; Brian Babylon and Luis Antonio Perez shared their lucky breaks investing in stocks (SOFO-2000, ITHAX-2007) as well as sharing their personal economic advice with the help of Mark Anthony who made excellent suggestions for beginners delving into their finances.

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07 / 21 / 14
A Florida father brutally beat a man after he sexually assaulted his 11-year-old son

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The Morning AMp’s Luis Antonio Perez and our guest-host Susie An (later joined by Brian Babylon and a call-in guest) discussed the weekend headline out of Daytona Beach, Florida where a father found a family friend sexually assaulting his 11-year-old son. The father beat the assailant and described him as “nice and knocked out” for police to apprehend. Take a listen to what our hosts had to say!

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07 / 18 / 14
Celebraton Playground in Bronzeville: When Local Youth Want to Make a Difference
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Every Friday, we take phone calls from listeners to let them rant and critique on the happenings of their work week. But during this particular Critic for a Minute Friday, we had caller Maxine from Lakeview tell us about a community project her children created. For her daughter’s Bat Mitzvah celebration, rather than a huge blow -out party, her daughter wanted to team up with a Bronzeville church to build a playground for local children. They are now in the process of fundraising and are looking for the community to help. If you would like to read more about this project and would like to contribute, you can visit their website.

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07 / 15 / 14
How the Legalization of Marijuana on a National Level will Change Things...Or Will It?
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Brian Babylon returned from a Colorado weekend and had some thoughts with co-host Molly Adams on how legalized marijuana changes culture. Michelle Alexander, the scholar who wrote the book ’ The New Jim Crow’, has found that when it comes to the prison system and the war on drugs, people of color are disproportionately prosecuted, sentenced and imprisoned. As marijuana gets legalized, and Colorado’s law becomes the law of the land what are the reparations for this change in the law? Are we going to look at the prison population of people who are in jail for marijuana offenses? Michelle Alexander has stated that white, wealthy people will make money off of legal marijuana while colored people will remained punished somehow. Brian has shared his experiences in Colorado and connected it with her points. Take a listen.

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07 / 14 / 14
Summer Moneyball: The Latest in Sports with LaToya Smith
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LaToya “Moneyball” Smith joined the AMp’s Brian Babylon and Molly Adams to discuss the round-up in sports: Germany’s World Cup win against Argentina, the latest in major moves in the NBA with LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony, and our eagerness for American Football to start.

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07 / 14 / 14
Spreading the Message of Anti-Violence and Peace Across Chicago
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Jessica Disu is a humanitarian rap artist, educator, youth advocate, mentor, and co-founder of The Peace Exchange: Chicago - Asia. In addition to her impressive resume, she serves on the Brain Trust for Chicago Ideas week. She joined the AMp’s Brian Babylon and Molly Adams as she shared her perspective on this year’s violent 4th of July weekend, her vision in creating the the Peace Exchange program, and her program’s urban planning heal the neighborhoods of Chicago.

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07 / 10 / 14
CPS Now Expands their Free Lunch Program
07 / 10 / 14
#PeacePrizeThursday Hot Topic: Revisiting the Recent Israel vs. Palestine Conflict

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With the recent violent uprising in the Middle East, tensions have significantly flared between the Israelis and the Palestinians following revenge murders done by both sides. Secretary of State John Kerry is trying to figure out a solution before ground attacks spark and he is turning to Hilary Clinton based on her previous experience with mediating that region. AMp co-host Molly Adams and guest host Luis Antonio Perez were joined by the Good Doctor Coya Paz to discuss the most recent developments of this crisis and what roll the United States should take on during this sensitive time.

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07 / 09 / 14
Mariam Sobh discusses how social media has changed how we think about modesty

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The Morning AMp’s Lead Modesty Analyst Mariam Sobh joined Brian Babylon and Molly Adams to report on how selfies and sharing of social media have changed norms about how we think and talk about modesty.

Mariam also discussed her opinions on people “over sharing” on social media. She went on to say:

"People share too much about their relationships - I feel like it can have a negative effect. Its always like ‘oh my gosh, my significant other is so amazing, oh thank you for bringing this to me today. I can’t believe you brought me flowers.’ Its just so in-depth. And then the next week, ‘oh we’re getting separated.’ Maybe you did a little too much or maybe you’re over compensating for something else in your life and you want everyone else to think its amazing."

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07 / 09 / 14
Oscar winner Lee Grant discusses her years spent on the Hollywood Blacklist

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Morning AMp’s Brian Babylon and Molly Adams spoke with Academy Award-winning actress Lee Grant (Shampoo) about her new autobiography and the years she spent on the Hollywood Blacklist for refusing to testify at the House Committee on Un-American Activities against her husband.

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