Minnesota’s Morning Podcast

Up and at ’Em

Minnesota’s Morning Podcast

Podcasts

Benjamin Kruse

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 787

    Assume a Spherical Duck

    Up and at ’Em is the wrong forum for a serious discussion of the standoff in Hong Kong.

    Guest: Matt Bilski

    Fri Oct 18 2019Friday, October 18, 2019

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 786

    St Thomas Football and the Economics of Agglomeration

    Dr Spry takes a question about college football and turns it into an economics lesson

    Guest: John Spry‚ Ph.D.

    Thu Oct 17 2019Thursday, October 17, 2019

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 785

    Johnny Be Good Enough

    Ben aims his wrath at non-coöperative windshield wiper blades.

    Guest: Mike Carpenter‚ Ph.D.

    Wed Oct 16 2019Wednesday, October 16, 2019

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 784

    My Summer with Lawnmowers

    Minnesota opens up a new front in America’s war on robots.

    Guests: Barbara Thomas Smith and Kelly Gunderson

    Tue Oct 15 2019Tuesday, October 15, 2019

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 783

    Buncha Uppers

    Old Man Paper’s trick is to tell stories that don’t go anywhere.

    Guest: Don Grant

    Mon Oct 14 2019Monday, October 14, 2019

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 782

    Instruments of Interstate Commerce

    It's hard to cover the chaos outside the Trump rally when its happening in the middle of recording the show.

    Guest: Andrew Smith

    Fri Oct 11 2019Friday, October 11, 2019

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 781

    You Don’t Sharpen That Pencil

    The software used by first responders to know more about the people they’re helping before they start helping.

    Guests: Stan Alleyne, Frank Pafko, and Melissa Sauser

    Thu Oct 10 2019Thursday, October 10, 2019

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 780

    American Executive Battery

    Trump’s visit to Minneapolis is getting complicated.

    Guest: Mike Carpenter‚ Ph.D.

    Wed Oct 9 2019Wednesday, October 9, 2019

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 779

    Joey

    Ben and Andy complain about baseball.

    Guest: Andy Aplikowski

    Mon Oct 7 2019Monday, October 7, 2019

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 778

    I Get Very Passionate About Maps

    Ben has a bold, new strategy for Amy Klobuchar.

    Guest: Nancy LaRoche

    Mon Oct 7 2019Monday, October 7, 2019

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 777

    Then I Shall Cut Out the White Bread

    What does milk and explosives in 1910 have to do with today’s minimum wage ordinances?

    Guest: Mike Carpenter‚ Ph.D.

    Fri Oct 4 2019Friday, October 4, 2019

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 776

    Captain Bureaucracy

    DHS was caught paying money to the dead.

    Guests: Frank Pafko and Melissa Sauser

    Thu Oct 3 2019Thursday, October 3, 2019