Brian Babylon

Comic & Radio Host
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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.

Past Events

Saturday, Oct 13 2012

7 PM

Humor is a universal language - it brings people together, satirizes current events, breaks down barriers, and makes the mundane interesting. But... read more
2 hours | Talk | Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art

Saturday, Oct 19 2013

7 PM

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
2 hours | Talk | Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art

Wednesday, Oct 15 2014

7 PM

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
2 hours | Talk | Thorne Auditorium

Monday, Oct 12 2015

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