“Minnesota’s Morning Podcast” —City Pages

Up and at ’Em

Minnesota’s Morning Podcast

Episode 783

Monday, October 14, 2019

Buncha Uppers

Old Man Paper’s trick is to tell stories that don’t go anywhere. Like the time he caught the ferry to Shelbyville. He needed a new heel for his shoe, so he decided to go to Morganville, which is what they called Shelbyville in those days. So he tied an onion to his belt, which was the style at the time. Now, to take the ferry cost a nickel, and in those days, nickels had pictures of bumblebees on ’em. “Gimme five bees for a quarter,” you’d say. Now, where were we? Oh yeah. The important thing was that he had an onion on his belt, which was the style at the time. He didn't have any white onions, because of the war. The only thing you could get were those big yellow ones…

Episode Sponsors
Show Notes
  • Old Man Paper is telling fishing, baseball, and the weather
  • The News Bag [31:20]
  • Old Man Paper [1:05:51]
News Bag Links
Topics

Recent Episodes

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 888

    Junk Barter

    What are the habits we should maintain after the virus is gone?

    Fri Apr 3 2020Friday, April 3, 2020

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 887

    They Seem Determined to Protect Each Other

    We’re all stir crazy and wishing we could get back to normal.

    Wed Apr 1 2020Wednesday, April 1, 2020

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 886

    The Invincible Generation

    Ben is sheltering in place with a new podcast schedule for the pandemic.

    Mon Mar 30 2020Monday, March 30, 2020

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 885

    All of This Sucks

    Has Governor Walz crossed the line with his pandemic executive orders?

    Guest: Brad Carlson

    Fri Mar 20 2020Friday, March 20, 2020

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 884

    The State of Our State is a State of Panic

    How does one hold out hope in a pandemic when you can’t get Potato Olés?

    Guests: Frank Pafko and Matt Bilski

    Thu Mar 19 2020Thursday, March 19, 2020

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 883

    Speak Sneezy

    A few things that haven’t been shut down have been shut down.

    Guest: Andrew Smith

    Wed Mar 18 2020Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Complete Podcast Archive ▸