Minnesota’s Morning Podcast

Up and at ’Em

Minnesota’s Morning Podcast


Benjamin Kruse

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 726

    Mirthless Laughing Ensues

    Is the New Yorker helping Al Franken resurrect his disgraced political career?

    Guest: Matt Bilski

    Tue Jul 23 2019Tuesday, July 23, 2019

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 725

    Thwart and Churn

    More evidence of government failing at its job of public service.

    Guest: Brad Carlson

    Mon Jul 22 2019Monday, July 22, 2019

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 724

    Do Not Drink Recreational Water

    Guest: Andy Aplikowski

    Fri Jul 19 2019Friday, July 19, 2019

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 723


    Ben finally finds a soap opera theme song for the DHS chaos.

    Guest: Mike Carpenter‚ Ph.D.

    Thu Jul 18 2019Thursday, July 18, 2019

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 722

    Personal Watercraft are Prohibited on Hepatitis Island

    Is the Department of Human Services experiencing drama, chaos, or crisis?

    Guest: Brad Johnson

    Wed Jul 17 2019Wednesday, July 17, 2019

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 721

    Flash Flood

    The head of the Department of Human Services resigns

    Guest: Andrew Smith

    Tue Jul 16 2019Tuesday, July 16, 2019

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 720

    Don’t Use the Lake as a Toilet

    Ben doesn’t want to talk about politics from a place of anger.

    Guest: Nancy LaRoche

    Mon Jul 15 2019Monday, July 15, 2019

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 719

    Straight Rebate, Homey

    Dr Spry successfully explains international trade to Ben

    Guests: John Spry‚ Ph.D. and Mike Carpenter‚ Ph.D.

    Fri Jul 12 2019Friday, July 12, 2019

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 718

    I Say All Kinds of Good Words

    What is the perfect air conditioning temperature for the summer?

    Guest: Anne Neu

    Thu Jul 11 2019Thursday, July 11, 2019

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 717

    Gorilla Economics

    The politics of beer and parking spaces.

    Wed Jul 10 2019Wednesday, July 10, 2019

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 716

    Trying to Relabel a Turd

    Ben does some research into where his family comes from.

    Guest: Brad Johnson

    Tue Jul 9 2019Tuesday, July 9, 2019

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    Episode 715

    Meanwhile, at the League of Minnesota Cities…

    How to make the CIty of Crystal debt-free.

    Guests: Jim Adams and Nancy LaRoche

    Mon Jul 8 2019Monday, July 8, 2019