Posts tagged "brian babylon"
Chicago Public Media HR team member George Lara and Veronica Arreola, blogger for Feminista and head of UIC’s Women’s Research Center, join the Council of Feminist Thought to talk tech. A Twitter brouhaha at the PyCon tech conference in California earlier this month has captured the ways online interaction heightens sexism and racism in the male-dominated tech world.
George has the backstory and the council discusses what’s appropriate to discuss online regarding work. Caller Arich from Andersonville shares his thoughts as a man in the field.
Brian’s got a problem. He can’t stomach that nasty chemical coffee creamer, so he brings in his own fancy hazelnut coffee creamer. But someone has been using his creamer and left a mere teaspoon for him this morning! Our listeners feel his pain and give him some tips to end this creamer theft. We’re looking at you, Chicago Public Media!
“Should I label it as poison?”
Host Brian Babylong Instagrammed this photo of Lena Dunham from a recent episode of Girls with the caption: “HBO’s GIRLS will kill you #beware”. (Brian is not a Lena Dunham fan).
Founding member of the Council of Feminist Thought, Nona Willis Aronowitz texted Molly for “Brian Watch 2013”, hoping she’d take him to task for hating on Lena Dunham’s romper-clad behind. Does she know exactly what she’s doing? She’s said she’s sporting a wedgie on purpose. The jury is out on Lena Dunham in general, but while guests Audra Wilson and Veronica Arreola agree that it’s thumbs down on rompers, there’s some dispute over whether it’s ok to criticize her for her appearance on the show
Audra Wilson from Northwestern Law joins hosts Brian Babylon and Molly Adams
to talk about the death penalty and gender: do we have more sympathy for female criminals? Are women really less likely to commit violent crime?
Saturday night check out The Morning Amp’s Brian Babylon on the NPR show Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me. Then keep it locked to 91.5 WBEZ to hear EP 7!! of the #Teamvocalo show