Morning AMp (Weekdays 8-10AM CST)

The Vocalo Morning Amp is a call-in talk show hosted by Brian Babylon and Molly Adams. Want some funny, smart, and engaging talk? Tune in Monday through Friday in Chi-town & NWI. Listen on 89.5 FM (NWI/CHI), 90.7 FM (CHI) or WLUW 88.7 (CHI). Across the globe at

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Zach Sweeny former Vocalo intern and editor of the culture and music website 1833.FM returns to recommend more ‘weird’ music.

Reggie “The Reel Critic” Ponder joins Molly and Brian for his weekly segment on box office releases and numbers.

Reggie Ponder is everyone’s favorite movie critic, but he couldn’t start talking about movies until he shared his “Critic For a Minute” on domestic violence. Reggie gives a heated response to those who say they’re ‘tired’ of hearing about domestic violence in the wake of the Ray Rice NFL scandal.

Vocalo Hip Hop Correspondent Gabe Mendoza reviews New York rapper Homeboy Sandman’s latest project “Hallways”

World Champion Judah Friedlander is best known as Frank Rossitano on ‘30 Rock’ and his role as Toby Radloff in the film ‘American Splendor’ Arriving in a denim jacket and his signature trucker hat Judah joined Brian and Molly to talk about his stand-up and acting career.

Wendy Davis is best known for speaking on the floor of the Texas state senate for nearly thirteen hours to run out the clock on a sweeping bill that aimed to close all but five women’s health clinics providing access to abortion and lifesaving healthcare in Texas. Tens of thousands watched the event unfold live online.

Sen. Davis joined the AMp to talk about that long day, her current campaign for Texas Governor, and her memoir “Forgetting to Be Afraid”

WBEZ Reporter Alex ’ Chief’ Keefe talks about his series “The Dark Arts of Politics” where he learns about the underground world of political professionals whose job it is to dig up dirt on their rivals. Al and the Morning AMp also discuss some quirky ads from candidates Bruce Rauner and Pat Quinn.

Carrefour Collaborative founder Paul Karner and Hip Hop artist Fluffy are working together to build support for artists in Haiti.

Carrefour Collaborative which provides artistic grants for artists in Haiti. They also provide exchange opportunities for Chicago artists to work with artists in Haiti, Fluffy and Psalm One participated in the most recent exchange.

Carrefour Collective is hosting a free show and fundraiser featuring PSALM 1, Who Is Fluffy?, comedian Adam Burke and others on September 13, 2014 at Cole’s Bar 2338 N. Milwaukee Ave. at 8:00 PM

Veronica Arreola and Emily Heist Moss join the Feminist Council to discuss ideas around traditional family structures (did they ever exist?), media sensationalizing stories of young European women fighting alongside ISIS, and how women’s colleges are handling gender identity. Brian and Molly also touch on the Fifty Shades of Grey trailer.

AJ Lubecker joins the morning AMp to discuss unwise purchases he made during the week. This week he asks if he spent too much on dry cleaning, Molly says yes because she has no idea what dry cleaning is, Brian says yes, because AJ did it completely wrong.