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07 / 02 / 14
This Week on The Council of #Feminist Thought: Our Constructive Take on Coastal #Media


This week on the Council of Feminist Thought, Britt Julious joined the AMp’s Brian Babylon and Molly Adams. We kicked it off by talking about Inland, her new publishing venture that will explore Midwestern culture and identity. We put a little “constructive disliking” (not hate!) on coastal media. Take a listen!

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6talk radio, wbez, npr, vocalo, feminist wednesday, feminism, radio, media, coastal media, east coast, west coast, midwest, public media, public radio, women, gender, news, real talk, britt julious, britticisms, identity, morning show, morning amp,

06 / 26 / 14
"The Understudy" - Interview with Alex Rojas
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Local producer and graduate of Vocalo’s Storytelling Workshops Alex Rojas shares the story of Joel Maisonet who decided to get back to pursuing his dreams after a 10 year ‘life’ gap.

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6chicago, actor, acting, creative, life, story, public radio, pubrad, public media, luis antonio perez, alexander rojas, alex, audio,

05 / 23 / 14
Josh Eisenberg Presents His Obit of the Week on The Morning AMp
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Josh Eisenberg reviews the week in deaths, taking us on a tour of world history through the individual lives that have shaped it. This week he tells us about Sam Greenlee, author of a revolutionary book about race and the US Government, and Clyde Snow, a forensic anthropologist who identified Joseph Mengele’s body.

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6vocalo, public radio, talk radio, sam greenlee, obit of the day, josh eisenberg, chicago, public media, death, obituaries,

05 / 12 / 14
"There’s a lot of attention still to the shift as if it’s something that is new and happening. The shift happened. It’s over."
04 / 02 / 14
Barber Shop Show, Now on Vocalo and on WBEZ!


The Barber Shop Show has big news! The show, which is hosted by Chicago radio veteran Richard Steele, will be airing on WBEZ 91.5fm on Sundays at 3pm starting April 6!

Each week we ask journalists, activists, academics, and regular people alike to pull up a chair and talk about issues that impact our community.

You can still catch the Barber Shop Show live each Friday at Noon on, 89.5fm and 90.7fm. We broadcast each week from Carter’s Barber Shop in Chicago’s North Lawndale neighborhood.

We also rebroadcast each Saturday at Noon on Vocalo.

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6Barber Shop Show, wbez, vocalo, chicago news, public media,

01 / 31 / 14
Obits of the Week with Josh Eisenberg: Another Marlboro Man and Cowboy Luis Alcaca


Historian Josh Eisenberg looks at the history of the world through the lives that recently left it. This week, the first black syndicated cartoonist, a Marlboro man who died of cancer, and the man who dressed Chicago’s cowboy, Luis Alcala.

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6obituary, marlboro, luis alcalca, cowboys, chicago, vocalo, talk radio, public media,

01 / 28 / 14
WBEZ's Michael Puente Joins The AMp!


WBEZ reporter Michael Puente joins Morning Amp hosts Brian Babylon and Molly Adams to discuss news in the wider regions of the Illinois area. Michael is a reporter for WBEZ’s Northwest Indiana bureau in Chesterton, Indiana. They talk weather, politics, and even the Grammy’s.

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01 / 17 / 14
Chicago's Own Godfrey Talks Comedy On The AMp!


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.

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6vocalo, wbez, chicago, public media, comedy, stand up, comedian, godfrey, 7up, brian babylon, molly adams, new york, louis ck, louie,

11 / 21 / 13
Children of Color Typically Receive Worse Healthcare. What Factors Influence this Fact?


"When people were asking for pain medications overall 27% of white children recieved pain meds, while only 15.8% of black children, 18.9 of latinos, and 7% of kids of other races […] If you’re Asian in the ER watch out." - Molly Adams

Looking at a study published in the October issue of Pediatrics, Molly Adams, Brian Babylon, and Coya Paz ask whether statistics about disparate care received by minors in the ER for stomach pain pointed to racist hospital practices or to disparities between hospitals in low-income areas and how families from different economic backgrounds might ask for more.

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6race issues, class issues, healthcare, equality, molly adams, brian babylon, vocalo, public radio, public media, chicago radio,

11 / 15 / 13
Marvel Comics introduces female Muslim superhero

WBEZ blogger/podcaster Leah Pickett discusses her article, “Marvel’s female Muslim superhero smashes stereotypes”, about Marvel Comics’ reveal of Kamala Khan as the new Ms. Marvel.

The MusicVox airs weekdays 4-6 PM on 90.7 FM (CHI) / 89.5 (NWI)

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11 / 11 / 13
Jimkata discuss balancing genre on the MusicVox

Jimkata is an electronic-rock band from Ithaca, New York. Jesse Menendez of the MusicVox caught up with frontman Evan Friedell and talked about how Jimkata balance electronic and rock elements in their music and their current LP, Die Digital.

The MusicVox airs weekdays 4-6 PM on 90.7 FM (CHI) / 89.5 (NWI)

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6public radio, public media, vocalo, musicvox, Chicago, NWI, jimkata, electronic, rock, music, newyork, ithaca,

11 / 08 / 13

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11 / 05 / 13

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11 / 04 / 13

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10 / 17 / 13

Vocalo Storytelling Workshop f


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