Brian Babylon


Comic & Radio Host

The self-proclaimed “Prince of Bronzeville,” Brian Babylon is a Chicago-born comic and radio host. He hosted and produced “The Morning AMP” radio show on Vocalo 91.1 FM, a sister station of WBEZ/Chicago Public Radio. Babylon recently joined the production team on the new Comedy Central show Why? with Hannibal Buress, and he can be seen in season three of Inside Amy Schumer. He is also a fan favorite on the popular NPR weekly news quiz show “Wait Wait Don't Tell Me,” a contributor to BBC Radio and a host of The Moth Story Slam in Chicago.



Monday, October 12

Unlock Your Creativity in 90 Minutes or Less

An electrifying symphony, a laugh-out-loud joke, a perfect pastry. Sometimes, a creation is so unbelievable, you have to ask yourself: How do they... read more
Presented by Starcom Mediavest Group
Speakers: Eugenia Cheng, Anthony "The Twilite Tone" Khan, Tal Peleg, Lemon Andersen, Christopher Marcinkoski, Andrew Moddrell, Brian Babylon
Venue SIX10 610 S. Michigan Ave.
Wednesday, October 15

Pop Culture: Your Life, Trending

It’s music, fashion, art and sports. It’s advertising, memes, viral videos and the magazine you pretend not to read when you’re checking out at the... read more
Presented by Edelman
Speakers: Christian Rudder, Eddie Huang, John Moe, Ji Suk Yi, Elena Bergeron, Brian Babylon, Ji Suk Yi
Thorne Auditorium 375 East Chicago Avenue
Saturday, October 19

Comedy: It's Funny 'Cause It's True

Satire, irony, caricature – all of these genres make us laugh because they hit so close to home. Have fun and be prepared to LOL as comedians... read more
Presented by WBEZ 91.5FM
Speakers: Dr. Peter McGraw, Joel Warner, Niecy Nash, Kelly Oxford, Susan Messing, Brian Babylon
Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art 220 East Chicago Avenue
Saturday, October 13

Comedy: What's So Funny?

Humor is a universal language - it brings people together, satirizes current events, breaks down barriers, and makes the mundane interesting. But... read more
Speakers: Chris Bliss, Seth Reiss, Will Tracy, Jena Friedman, Megan Amram, Brian Babylon
Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art 220 East Chicago Avenue

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