Brett Interviews Rose Roach of Health Care for All MN

Brett Johnson speaks with Rose Roach, executive director of the Minnesota Nurses Association and also with Health Care for All MN (https://www.hca-mn.org/). She talks about the creation of the Minnesota Health Plan Legislative Caucus and how we can bring single payer healthcare to Minnesota.

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Matt McNeil Interviews Jeff Stein (1/12/22)

It’s our usual Wednesday visit with Jeff Stein. Today Matt and Jeff talk about the Jan. 6 House committee asking Kevin McCarthy to appear, whether a politician from Florida could win a national election, more 2024 prognosticating of the Republican primary and more.

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Grace Baltich of AFSCME Local 34 and Ali Fuhrman of AFSCME Local 2822

Matt McNeil is joined by Grace Baltich, President of of AFSCME Local 34 and Ali Fuhrman, President of AFSCME Local 2822. They represent Hennepin County workers that include social workers, human services representatives, service center representatives, and library workers. They discuss why their unions are considering going on strike.

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Matt McNeil Interviews Trace Beaulieu (12/13/21)

Matt McNeil speaks with MST3K alum Trace Beaulieu about a brand new riff of Manos Los Hands of Fate taking place tomorrow. Order tickets at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-mads-manos-the-hands-of-fate-all-new-live-riff-w-mst3ks-the-mads-tickets-204058964857

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Matt McNeil Interviews Meteorologist Sven Sundgaard (12/9/21)

Matt is joined by meteorologist Sven Sundgaard. They talk about certain worms being invasive species, the cold snap we saw earlier this week, the possibility of a 60 degree day next week and of course this weekend’s big snowstorm that’s on the way.

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Matt McNeil Interviews Jack Rice (11/29/21)

Jack Rice joins Matt to start hour 2. They talk about the trial last week of the three men convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery and the trial and jury selection of Kim Potter, who shot Daunte Wright and claimed she meant to reach for her taser instead of gun.

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Matt McNeil Interviews Jeff Stein (11/17/21)

Matt is joined by Jeff Stein for our usual Wednesday visit. They discuss Paul Gosar being reprimanded by the US House for his anime video depicting him killing AOC, how social media has led to political echo chambers and Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds using COVID relief money to pay for her own staff.

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Denise Specht of Education Minnesota (11/15/21)

Matt McNeil speaks with Denise Specht, President of Education Minnesota. She talks about how this year has been tough for teachers amid the pandemic and angry parents over cultural wedge issues. She also talks about staffing shortages, teachers being called back into work while sick and more.

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Brett Johnson Interviews Larry McDonough (11/5/21)

Brett Johnson speaks with Minneapolis attorney Larry McDonough, a nationally-recognized expert on landlord-tenant law. He discusses COVID related renter protections beginning to expire, whether Minnesota is doing enough to protect renters and resources available to those needing rental assistance (posted below). Information on housing laws and rental educational resources: http://povertylaw.homestead.com/ If you’re having trouble with…

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Matt McNeil Interviews Jeff Stein (11/3/21)

Jeff Stein joins for his usual Wednesday visit. Matt and Jeff talk about why last night’s elections were not a bellweather, why Terry McAuliffe was a weak candidate, New Jersey’s surprisingly close election for governor, how Glenn Youngkin was able to distance himself from Trump, a successful moderate Democrat winning a write in campaign for…

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Greg Bakun and Onae with Matt – October 29, 2021

Greg Bakun and Onae join Matt from Danbury, CT where they will be seeing the original Annabelle doll. They also discuss their own paranormal exploration experiences and some misconceptions about their work. Catch GhostBox Radio on Sunday afternoons at 4 PM here on AM950 or anytime on our website.

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Matt McNeil Interviews Bill Corbett (10/21/21)

Matt is joined by Bill Corbett of RiffTrax and formerly Mystery Science Theater 3000. They talk about a live RiffTrax Halloween show Oct. 26 they having coming up (https://www.rifftrax.com/live). They also talk about why there are so many bad horror movies.

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Brett Interviews Kyle Kondik of Sabato’s Crystal Ball

Brett Johnson speaks with Kyle Kondik of Sabato’s Crystal Ball. They discuss the effect of Trump telling his voters to stay home if the GOP doesn’t support the Big Lie, why Minnesota has remained a blue state and 2022 polling.

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Matt Interviews Theresa Meis of the Podcast MinnCentral Currents

Matt is joined by Theresa Meis, host of the podcast MinnCentral Currents. They talk about how her podcast covers news that often gets underreported in central Minnesota as opposed to the extremist rhetoric that often gets covered instead.

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Matt McNeil Interviews Jeff Stein (10/13/21)

It’s our usual Wednesday visit with national political expert Jeff Stein. Matt and Jeff start non-political talking about comedians Jim Gaffigan and Jeff Foxworthy coming to Minnesota. Then they discuss Trump trying to derail the House 1/6 committee with executive privilege, Chuck Grassley getting endorsed by Donald Trump, Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin causing headaches…

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Matt McNeil Interviews Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe (10/11/21)

Matt is joined by Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe of Native Roots Radio who is live in Washington DC to discuss today being Indigenous People’s Day. They discuss the history of colonialism, native representation in government (and how even native elected officials are still ignored by most politicians), stopping Lines 3 and 5 and more.

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Matt McNeil Interviews Jeff Stein (10/6/21)

It’s the usual Wednesday visit with national political expert Jeff Stein. Matt and Jeff talk about Stephanie Grisham’s new book, Trump’s choice of foods for his 2020 election night party, whether Ron DeSantis poses a threat to Trump’s possible 2024 candidacy, Kristi Noem’s nepotism, Mitch McConnell backing down on the debt ceiling fight and more.

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Matt McNeil Interviews Sven Sundgaard (9/30/21)

Matt McNeil is joined by Bring Me the News meteorologist Sven Sundgaard. They talk about the abnormally hot and humid late September weather, some rain in the weekend forecast, problems with long-term forecasting several months out, the remainder of the hurricane season, fall colors in the Twin Cities and more.

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Matt McNeil Interviews Mary Moriarty (9/27/21)

Matt speaks with former chief Hennepin County public defender Mary Moriarty, who will be running for Hennepin County Attorney in 2022. They discuss Moriarty’s unique background as a public defender, why she’s running and what she’d like to do if elected.

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Matt McNeil Interviews Kris Ehresmann (9/27/21)

Matt speaks with Kris Ehresmann, Director of the MDH Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Prevention, and Control Division. She talks about COVID outbreaks at the MN State Fair and schools, contact tracing, the upcoming flu season and COVID booster shots.

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Matt McNeil Interviews Cliff Schecter (9/22/21)

Cliff Schecter joins Matt. Cliff talks about how Mary Trump was served a lawsuit from Donald Trump while on Cliff’s podcast, the November 2020 Trump memo showing that they knew there was no election fraud, other ways Republicans could try to overturn elections and the upcoming debt ceiling showdown.

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Matt McNeil Interviews Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe (9/20/21)

Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe of Native Roots Radio joins Matt. She talks about the MN DNR’s very shady relationship with Enbridge on Line 3. Enbridge so far has had 28 environmental violations on Line 3 but only received one fine from the DNR. We also talk about the lack of legacy media reporting on the environmental…

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Matt McNeil Interviews Jack Rice (9/15/21)

We’re joined by criminal defense attorney Jack Rice. Matt and Jeff discuss why the Minnesota Supreme Court overturned the 3rd degree murder charge of former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor, who shot and killed Justine Ruszczyk Damond. They also talk about a judge again throwing out the Minneapolis police ballot question, Minnesota parents suing to…

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Matt McNeil Interviews Jeff Stein (9/15/21)

Jeff Stein joins for his usual Wednesday visit. Matt and Jeff discuss the California recall election and whether the results were surprising to Jeff. They also talk about why Gavin Newsom was able to beat the recall by such a wide margin and why Larry Elder was a gift to the Newsom campaign. And thoughts…

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Greg Bakun with Matt (and Robert Pilot) – September 10, 2021

Greg drops by to talk with Matt about his upcoming episode pf GhostBox Radio this Sunday at 4 PM here on AM950, as well as answering questions from Matt, and Robert Pilot checks in too!

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