Cliff Schecter with Matt – May 16, 2024

Cliff Schecter is the President of Libertas LLC, a public relations and political strategy firm. He is the author of the 2008 bestselling book The Real McCain, a syndicated columnist, and co-owner of We Act Radio, AM 1480 in Washington DC. He also sits on the Board on the Ohio Innocence Project. You can follow him on…

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 15, 2024

On today’s show: – Why we should never forget about the Jan. 6 traitors – Steve Bannon is having a bad day. – How a handful of wealthy donors are funneling money to the GOP. – Our weekly visit with Jeff Stein. – Updates on the Feeding Our Future trial. – More examples of what…

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 14, 2024

Matt reminisces on a favorite memory; Michael Cohen testimony continues; Red Lobster closings; the old flag guys; Patrick Coolican has his Tuesday interview with Brett; Glenn Gruenhagen; Itasca County Jail has Ten Commandments painted over; Blue Earth man pleads gulity in Capitol insurrection.

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 10, 2024

Peter Brosius of CTC joins Matt; Bill Corbett visits the show; Matt’s son graduates college; Kristi Noem keeps talking; new Minnesota state flag becomes official tomorrow; Legal Marijuana Now no longer a major party; gun bills at the state legislature see mixed success.

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Peter Brosius with Matt – May 10, 2024

Peter C. Brosius joined the Children’s Theatre Company (CTC) on July 1, 1997. Under his artistic leadership, CTC has received the 2003 Regional Tony Award and advanced a production to Broadway. His accomplishments at CTC also include the development of Threshold, CTC’s new play development program and in 2005 he completed a $30 million campaign…

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 8, 2024

Biden announces investments in southeastern Wisconsin, where Trump had promised but failed to deliver; more Trump plans revealed; Jeff Stein makes his Wednesday visit; motorcyclist dies; another stupid Star Tribune op-ed; Eric Harris Bernstein joins Matt to discuss Minnesota’s economy.

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Eric Harris Bernstein with Matt – May 8, 2024

Eric Bernstein is a policy analyst focused on state tax and budgetary policy. Since the summer of 2020, he has been policy director for We Make Minnesota — a coalition of labor and community groups organizing to raise state revenue for investment in health care, education, racial equity, sustainable environmental stewardship and other public priorities.

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 7, 2024

On today’s show: -The salacious details of Donald Trump’s relationship with Stormy Daniels. – The ramifications of Daniels testifying against Trump. – Rep. Scott Perry uses a Congressional theory on antisemitism to talk about “white replacement theory.” – Republicans love social safety nets when it comes to big Ag. – Trump’s Minnesota visit on May…

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Brett Johnson with Patrick Coolican (5/7/24)

Brett is joined for his weekly visit with Patrick Coolican, editor in chief of the Minnesota Reformer. Today they talk about the end of the MN legislative session, ethics hearing against Nicole Mitchell, a possible Uber/Lyft agreement in Minneapolis and the emerging monopoly that is United Health Group.

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 3, 2024

Chess camp vibes at Micro Center; Hope Hicks testifies at Trump trial; vaccine scaremongering; Trump Media accounting firm charged with fraud; Kristi Noem claimed she met King Jong Un in story debunked by her own staff; more Twins injuries; NY Times visits Minneapolis; pizza delivery driver shot; gun laws at the state legislature; Convention Grill…

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 1, 2024

On today’s show: – Why you should try a new skill or activity. – How the Catholic Church is changing and becoming more conservative. – Our weekly visit with national political expert Jeff Stein. – A new and more affordable rail option between the Twin Cities and Chicago. – How Pete Stauber is hurting the…

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 26, 2024

On today’s show: – South Dakota governor Kristi Noem freely admits to shooting her own dog for “bad” behavior. – An update on today’s Trump trial. – We’re joined by our COVID-19 infectious disease expert Dr. Joe Eastman. – Matt breaks down the difference between crimes committed by Nicole Mitchell and Donald Trump. – Your…

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Reed Sigmund with Brett – April 25, 2024

Reed Sigmund is the actor who plays Toad in Children’s Theatre Company’s production of A Year with Frog and Toad, playing now until June. https://childrenstheatre.org/whats-on/frog-toad/?utm_source=google-ads&utm_campaign=&utm_agid=&utm_term=&creative=&device=c&placement=&gad_source=1&gclid=Cj0KCQjw_qexBhCoARIsAFgBleug2SZC3ojIaiWQvr3f1pT41_EfqnnLiOCQq9EvwjPYg7ZiueNEiTgaAh6NEALw_wcB

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 24, 2024

Wild party; church attendance is plummeting; Idaho vs. United States; Jeff Stein makes his Wednesday visit; Maria Eggemeyer of MIA’s Art in Bloom joins the show; Matt explains why Nicole Mitchell needs to go; another arrest in Nudieland shooting; Anoka-Hennepin school district board.

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 22 2024

Trump trial opening arguments begin; conservatives convinced their fantasy is better than reality; Supreme Court takes up anti-homeless case; author Don Carr stops by the show; DFL senator arrested for alleged burglary; Mall of America releases bugs for Earth Day; Woodbury Target standoff; Walz appoints two new State Supreme Court justices; traffic deaths up.

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 19, 2024

Man self-immolates in front of courthouse where Trump trial is taking place; Trump trial continues; Dr. Andrew Wu and Lee Ann Hertzog-Donovan joined Matt today to discuss their upcoming efforts to help with the establishment of a pediatric ICU in Rwanda; US Department of Education revises Title IX; Dr. Joe Eastman makes a surprise appearance;…

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 18, 2024

On today’s show: – House Republican unveil their new “Floor Action Response Team,” or FART. – Jurors continue to be selected in Trump’s New York fraud trial. And Trump’s team tries intimidating them. – Why are national media outlets not covering Trump falling asleep during his fraud trial? – The Republican annihilation of rural America…

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Matt McNeil with Comedian Maggie Faris (4/18/24)

Matt was joined by comedian Maggie Faris, who will be playing at Laugh Camp Comedy Club in Minnepolis this weekend (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/maggie-faris-with-julie-bane-and-max-chapman-april-19-and-20-tickets-794948681907). And check out her popular and critically acclaimed podcast, Big Labia Energy!

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 15, 2024

Trump jury selection in hush money case begins; Truth Social stock crashes; Biden brings coalition together to stop Iranian drones attacking Israel; recapping Sexy Liberal weekend; Mike Lindell loses in court again; St. Paul city councilor owes over $1000 in fines; Republican Senate candidate in Montana misleads on his background.

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 11, 2024

Hal Sparks has a great interview with Matt; OJ Simpson’s death; Biden administration tries to close gun show loophole; Minneapolis postpones rideshare ordinance implementation by two months; south metro state house candidate; Apple River stabbing suspect found guilty; Mankato dog shooting.

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Hal Sparks with Matt – April 11, 2024

Actor /comedian Hal Sparks began his professional career as a teenager in Chicago. As a member of the famed Second City Troupe, his quick wit and affable personality quickly gained him recognition and acclaim. In 1987 he was named the “Funniest Teenager In Chicago” by the Chicago Sun Times. His numerous television appearances include “The…

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 10, 2024

Police officers shot in Minnetonka; Chipotle shooting and general gun craziness; Jeff Stein makes his Wednesday visit; John Fugelsang previews the Sexy Liberal Tour Show Saturday night; Minneapolis considers delaying rideshare pay implementation; try that in a small town?

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John Fugelsang with Matt – April 10, 2024

Considered one of the greatest interviewers of our day, acclaimed comedian, John Fugelsang, challenges conventional wisdom on politics, media, religion, and pop culture on an entertaining and irreverent daily call-in show on SiriusXM Insight, Channel 127. Journalists, comics, artists, authors, activists and political figures all have a place at the table on this brilliant, witty,…

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 9, 2024

Frangela visit with Matt ahead of their Sexy Liberal appearance this weekend; cicadas prepare to emerge; Arizona Supreme Court upholds 1864 abortion ban; Gregory Rich makes an impromptu visit to the studio; Uber/Lyft at the Minneapolis City Council; Republican conspiracies on squatters.

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Frangela with Matt – April 9, 2024

Frances Callier and Angela V. Shelton (aka Frangela) are real life best friends who met and honed their skills at the world famous Second City Theatre. Recently, they have appeared on Stephanie Miller’s Sexy Liberal Resistance Tour playing to sold out houses all over the country. Listen to their podcast “The Final Word” with Frangela on ITunes.

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 8, 2024

On today’s show: – We’re joined by Ag author and journalist Austin Frerick. – Matt recaps his trip to both Chicago and Ann Arbor, MI. – Why Minneapolis needs to show off more what’s great about the city. – How rural American farmers have allowed their own self destruction by not opposing corporate farms. –…

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 5, 2024

Todd Mikkelson fills in for Matt. On today’s show: – Joe Biden visits Baltimore amid the city’s bridge collapse. – Our segment called “something seems hanky.” – How the food industry is using manipulative marketing practices. – We’re joined by Tracey Breazeale, who is running for MN legislative house seat 45A in the west metro.…

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 4, 2024

Todd Mikkelson fills in for Matt today. On the show: – Republican infighting not catching the attention of legacy media. – Funny radio voices – Where will Nikki Haley voters go during the general election? – Explaining the rift between Judge Aileen Cannon in Trump’s Florida case and federal prosecutor Jack Smith. – How Joe…

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 3, 2024

On today’s show: Todd Mikkelson fills in for Matt today. We talk about: – Trump’s grifts with bibles and sneakers. – Green Bay, WI flips their city council from Republican to Democrat. – Our national political expert Jeff Stein joins for his weekly visit. – Your calls on Trump’s legal issues, manifest destiny applying to…

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 2, 2024

On today’s show: – Actor Joe Flaherty from SCTV among other shows, has died at age 82. – The Daily Caller posts a fake story of saying that Joe Biden banned religious imagery during the White House Easter ceremony. – An Israeli strike kills 7 aid workers in Gaza. – Dr. Joe Eastman joins Matt…

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Brett Johnson with Patrick Coolican (4/2/24)

Brett is joined for his weekly visit with Patrick Coolican, editor in chief of the Minnesota Reformer. Today they talk about NIMBY’s with affordable housing, right wimgers trying to challenge MN’s law restoring felon voting rights and a look at traffic fatality information in MN.

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Matt McNeil with Dr. Joe Eastman (4/2/24)

Dr. Joe Eastman is a disease modeling expert who regularly visits with Matt to discuss trends in diseases like COVID and more. Today they talk about the number of long COVID cases we’re seeing globally, avian bird flu with possible human to human spread and more.

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 1, 2024

On today’s show: – Donald Trump compares himself to Jesus on Easter yesterday. – How right wing troll farms are trying to dissuade Gen Z from voting. – The ramifications to Gen Z if Trump gets back into office. – The Avian flu spreads to an American citizen. – Wheel of Destiny for Kathy Griffin…

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Cliff Schecter with Matt – March 29, 2024

Cliff Schecter is the President of Libertas LLC, a public relations and political strategy firm. He is the author of the 2008 bestselling book The Real McCain, a syndicated columnist, and co-owner of We Act Radio, AM 1480 in Washington DC. He also sits on the Board on the Ohio Innocence Project. You can follow him on…

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The Matt McNeil Show – March 27, 2024

On today’s show: – Matt’s thoughts on the new Road House movie. – How Republicans welcomed in extreme right wing Christians amid a decline in Americans who identify as Christians. – Our weekly visit with national political expert Jeff Stein. – How much money do single adults need to make to live “comfortably” in the…

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John Fugelsang with Matt – March 26, 2024

Considered one of the greatest interviewers of our day, acclaimed comedian, John Fugelsang, challenges conventional wisdom on politics, media, religion, and pop culture on an entertaining and irreverent daily call-in show on SiriusXM Insight, Channel 127. Journalists, comics, artists, authors, activists and political figures all have a place at the table on this brilliant, witty,…

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The Matt McNeil Show – March 25, 2024

Trump delays deadline in civil fraud trial; Republicans try to change reality to appeal more broadly; Republicans expect their reality to be accommodated; US Supreme Court to hear abortion pill case tomorrow; Republican state senator cites cows as reason to oppose gun control; Walz proposes banning book challenges; Pine City man sentenced for sex crimes;…

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The Matt McNeil Show – March 22, 2024

Stephanie Miller visits with Matt; the Princess of Wales has cancer; Republicans bumbling around in the US House; Trump is an idiot; cold case victim identified in Chicago; national Republicans try to ban abortion again; our inability to move on from Trump once and for all; the “Tony Webster Act”.

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The Matt McNeil Show – March 21, 2024

Shohei Ohtani implicated in gambling issues after trainer fired; Republican “budget”; Grinnell College poll; snow takes its aim; campaign season continues with Biden in Texas; shots fired at Edina fitness center; Brian O’Hara comments; no charges in St. Paul fatal police shooting; Minnesota moves to ban straw purchases; former Twin Cities radio host Jeff Dubay…

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The Matt McNeil Show – March 20, 2024

On today’s show: – Matt needs to cut streaming services. Which ones? – Impeachment proceedings against Joe Biden continue to fall apart in the US House. – Jeff Stein joins for his weekly Wednesday visit. – A theft at the Timberwolves headquarters. – Fergus Now reports that the Otter Tail County Jail has been placed…

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The Matt McNeil Show – March 19, 2024

Republican efforts to destabilize workforce; Trump comments about Jewish people; Nebraska legislator under fire for substituting colleagues’ names into graphic account; Richard D. Thompson from the History Theatre joins Matt; NIL hurting Minnesota college sports; Patrick Coolican makes his Tuesday visit; Minnesota Republicans getting cranky.

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Richard D. Thompson with Matt – March 19, 2024

After a nationwide search History Theatre named Richard D. Thompson as the fourth Artistic Director in its 44-year history. Thompson has more than 30 years of experience as a director, administrator, choreographer, dramaturg, educator, and performer. Thompson seeks to build on History Theatre’s important legacy of creating new and existing work while exploring the history…

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The Matt McNeil Show – March 18, 2024

What Twitter has devolved into; Matt’s friend Dermot Flanagan makes his annual St. Patrick’s Day visit; Trump can’t meet bond on his civil judgements; internet trolls; Gov. Walz has “concerns” about legal case involving trooper charged with Ricky Cobb’s murder; Mike Lindell begs for donations.

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The Matt McNeil Show – March 15, 2024

On today’s show: – St. Patrick’s Day preview! – How Fani Willis has potentially sabotaged her own case against Donald Trump. – Dr. John Gartner on how the media treats Trump with kid gloves when it comes to his cognitive decline. – A right wing conspiracy theory leaves an Arizona county with a $200k problem.…

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The Matt McNeil Show – March 14, 2024

On today’s show: – The consolidation of legacy media outlets. – How the right wing media takeover will now be attempted with social media outlets like TikTok. – We’re joined by Maureen Tkacik of the American Prospect, who recently wrote an article titled, “UnitedHealth Exploits an ‘Emergency’ It Created.” – Does Minnesota really have the…

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