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07 / 25 / 14
Barber Shop Show 174: Large Lots and Double Dutch
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On this installment of Barber Shop Show, guest host Natalie Moore got an update on the Large Lots program. The program makes city-owned vacant lots available to neighboring homeowners for only a dollar. The second application round is open to homeowners in Chicago’s East Garfield Park neighborhood until August 4th. largelots.org

We were be joined by:
• Tina Harbin, President of the Yale Harvard Homeowners Association
• Demond Drummer, Tech Organizer at Teamwork Englewood

We also heard about a group called Black Girls Jump that’s working to preserve the art of double dutch jump rope. They even jumped for us live in the barber shop.
For that we were joined by:
Ayana Haaruun, Syreeta House, and Asmahan.

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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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
Reel Talk with the Reel Critic: Reggie Talks Lucy
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Resident movie critic Reggie Ponder called in the studio to do his weekly box office rundown with fill-in hosts Luis Antonio Perez and Jill Hopkins. He shared his thoughts on the high budget of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and what it will take for the movie to make a profit. He also reviewed Lucy, where Scarlett Johansen transforms into “a highly aware, extremely smart and unbelievably dangerous person.”

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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 / 23 / 14
The Morning AMp Talks Street Harassment
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Brian Babylon and guest host Susie An talked about street harassment and one woman’s efforts to combat the practice by handing out cards to catcallers that explain why the practice is harmful. Cassandra Gaddo later joined the conversation during the Council of Feminist Thought.

“I think one of the biggest things that can help this is male allies. If you see it happening, if you see your friend doing it, if it comes up in conversation, be the person who says ‘You know what guys? That’s actually really threatening to women. It’s not cool.’”

-Cassandra Gaddo

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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
Barber Shop Show 173: July Mid Month Mash Up
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This week’s Barber Shop Show was our July Mid-Month Mash-Up (our monthly news roundup). Host Richard Steel was joined by:

• Lynette Holloway of The Root
• Salim Muwakkil, Commentator and Host on WVON Radio
• Political Strategist Delmarie Cobb

We discuss the upcoming Chicago mayoral race, staggering new employment numbers, the closing of the last public high school in the Bronzeville neighborhood of Chicago, and many other 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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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 / 18 / 14
Box Office Roundup with Reggie Ponder

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Resident Vocalo film critic Reggie Ponder joined hosts Brian Babylon and Brianna Baker to talk about the state of the box office, the racial implications of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Transformers and what went wrong with Sex Tape.

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07 / 16 / 14
Chuck Sudo talks Mayoral Race on The Morning AMp

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It was a day at the races today on The Morning AMp. The Chicagoist’s Editor-in-Chief Chuck Sudo joined hosts Molly Adams and Brian Babylon to offer analysis on the race after Toni Preckwinkle dropped out and Karen Lewis formed an exploratory committee. Does anyone stand a chance at taking down the Rahminator?

“When the mayor was talking about the shootings last weekend and how frustrated he was [by them] and started asking ‘where’s the community?’ He should know where the community is… He’s in these neighborhoods and people who live in them are getting a sense of what are you doing besides photo ops, besides media ops, besides trying to assuage people on the Northside that violence is being curbed.” -Chuck Sudo

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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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