The Matt McNeil Show

The Matt McNeil Show

Monday-Friday 4PM-6PM

Matt McNeil is a proud Minnesotan, on live weekdays from 4pm to 6pm. Matt has been living most of his life in the state of his birth. He's a husband, a father of three, a veteran, and a broadcaster. He's worked in radio for over 25 years, starting with Armed Forces Radio in Nuremberg, Germany. He currently lives in Hopkins.

On his show Matt talks politics from a Democrat/Progressive perspective, but he'll also venture into parenting, religion, entertainment, sports, gardening, business, cooking, and many other subjects. He interviews politicians, political insiders, authors, pundits, entertainers, and artists, and loves talking to the listeners.

Besides being on air, you can read his thoughts at the 'Progressive Citizen X' blog.

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The Matt McNeil Show – October 15, 2021

Hour 1 segment 1: Sports! We start the show talking about problems with MLB after the Dodgers/Giants playoff game last night. The MN COVID-19 update. And state Senate Republicans are playing more games with the upcoming special session to distribute COVID relief money to workers. Hour 1 segment 2: State Senate Republican leader Jeremy Miller…

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.

The Matt McNeil Show – October 14, 2021

Former City Pages writer Aaron Rupar joins Matt for the first time in a few years; Matt talks about the labor shortage issues and how some companies seem willing to take the blow of lost revenue over paying workers more; Minnesota Reformer story on the cops caught on tape hunting protesters; Kim Potter’s defense explores…

Sven Sundgaard with Matt – October 14, 2021

Catch Sven’s weather every Thursday around 5:35 PM on the Matt McNeil Show!

Aaron Rupar with Matt – October 14, 2021

Aaron and Matt discuss national politics including the possibility of another Trump run in 2024.

The Matt McNeil Show – October 13, 2021

Hour 1 segment 1: Matt might have to get a new car for the family. Then this morning his social media feed was flooded with right wingers all posting the same “proof” of election fraud. Hour 1 segment 2: Your calls on trading in cars and a caller who is an election judge. Hour 1…

Matt McNeil Interviews Erin Maye Quade (10/13/21)

Matt speaks with former MN house rep. Erin Maye Quade, who announced she will be seeking the DFL Senate nomination in the south metro district 57, which is currently held by DFLer Sen. Greg Clausen.

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…

The Matt McNeil Show – October 12, 2021

Owl on the loose from the Minnesota Zoo; Matt gets accosted by a man wondering why he is wearing a mask indoors; today’s COVID update; Jack Rice joins Matt; dumb crooks take us to Mankato this week; Brett catches up with Patrick Coolican for their Tuesday interview; Matt talks about the excuses and double standards…

Jack Rice with Matt – October 12, 2021

Jack joins Matt to discuss the 7th Street shooting over the weekend along with the decision not to charge officers in the death of Winston Smith, and more.