In episode 10 of Last Week in MPLS, Tom and Scott return from spring break/hiatus to talk about bike stuff and ways to for the average Joe/Jane to make money off of Superbowl 2018.
In episode 9 of Last Week in MPLS, Tom and Scott welcome Colleen Powers as a guest. They talk about:
- Podcasters (but not these ones) having babies
- FirstTech closing
- Zen in the Art of Archery
- Sirius by the Alan Parsons Project
- Dayton tells parents of ill children to hustle some weed
- The Current postpones the State of Hip Hop Concert
- The Current’s March Madness Bracket
- Southern California Public Radio’s Bracket
- Jay Gabler pans Othello
- Minnesota pedestrian law
In episode 8 of Last Week in MPLS, Scott welcomes Tom back from Alabama and they talk about:
In episode 7 of Last Week in MPLS, Tom and Scott celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and talk about:
In Episode 6 of Last Week in MPLS, Tom and Scott talked to Matt Decuir of OMG Transit and Break the Bubble. He joined us in person, which is a podcast first! Another podcast first is Scott flopping a joke in the first 30 seconds.
Topics of conversation:
From La Citta Vita on Flickr
Tom’s preferred shampoo
In episode 5 of Last Week in MPLS, Tom and Scott drink coffee and beer AT THE SAME TIME.
Discussion topics: Walgreen’s coffee. Being man-children. True Detective. Kemp’s State University. The Dalai Lama. Champion’s lost liquor license. Gentrification. Game of Thrones.
In episode 4 of Last Week in MPLS, Tom and Scott talk about a lot of stuff:
What’s the deal with municipal golf courses?
- MSP Business Journal frets over the cost to update our golf courses
- The Freedom Foundation of Minnesota’s “Teeing Off on Taxpayers” report
- The Pioneer Press reports on golf’s decline in the Twin Cities
- St. Paul privatizes management of a few courses
William H. Dunwoody House, which used to sit at Groveland Terrace and Mount Curve Avenue (on the hill west of the Walker Art Center). The estate was five acres (two downtown/Dinkytown blocks or one South Minneapolis block). It had 42 rooms and a private railroad that brought coal into the boiler in the basement. The Dunwoodys had no children.
Caitlan Barton died while crossing Lake Street.
Five children died in a house fire in North Minneapolis.
There’s no place like home by Garrison Keillor in National Geographic.
(Recorded on 2/16/2014.)