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True Detective: Happy Monday! Before we get into the real meat of the AMp, let’s talk about the sentient meat of TRUE DETECTIVE, the finale of which aired last night. Molly has Feminist Wednesday dilemmas, Brian does a killer McConaughey impression.
Re-Air: Sex Offenders: Sex offenders have to register at a single office in Chicago once a year, or more if they move or change jobs. But the office can’t handle the volume of registrants and people can be left literally in the cold, in violation of the law. WBEZ reporter Rob Wildeboer explains how the gap is costing money and time.
What Is Hip: Sunday’s top Google Trends were “Neil Degrasse Tyson” and “Biggie Smalls” so Tim Barnes, comedian, explains the connections between the two and why outer space and 90s NY rap are seminal subjects at the top of the hip list.
Music Face/OFF: Every week we hear and judge new music from interns Zach Swezy and Tanna Solberg, editor of 1833.fm and music director of WLUW. But Tanna is on sprang breeeak so production coordinator Vivian Mikhail jumps in the ring.
Brent Morin: Brent Morin has been seen on Conan and Chelsea Lately, and will soon be starring in Undateable. He stops in before a set of shows at Up Comedy Club.
Hip-Hop: Rick Ross released his 6th studio album and senior hip-hop correspondent Gabe Mendoza tells us if the Teflon Don has found new tricks to mix it with his old.
Film: Reggie Ponder the Reel Critic reviews Non-Stop, Repentance, Mr. Peabody and then we debate whether 300 needed a sequel.
TK Kirkland: Comedian and veteran of the urban scene, TK Kirkland drops in before a weekend at Jokes & Notes.