-- Update at bottom of post -- :::: UPDATE :::: Tom Barnard was very angry on Twitter before rehab announcement [TIMELINE] On his KQRS morning show today, legendary Twin Cities radio host Tom Barnard said he's entering rehab and will be taking a leave of absence from his show (see update at bottom o ... More >>
Leaked document reveals the secrets of the GOP's coded language
Longtime Twin Cities radio personality George Chapple, known affectionately by his friends and fans as Dark Star, was found dead at his Minnetonka home earlier today. He was 66 years old. Dark Star worked at WCCO-AM for a quarter of a century, echoing the plainspoken, honest voices of the passionate ... More >>
For how much y'all seem to like to leave comments here at Gimme Noise, now it's time to get those things tabulated and have them express something bigger. Yes, the Best of the Twin Cities 2012 is on its way April 18, and an essential part of that is a poll featuring the votes of you, the readers. ... More >>
Horner's wit earned the biggest applause and laughs last night at the expense of his opponents.Gubernatorial candidates Tom Emmer, Mark Dayton and Tom Horner don't agree on much. And with Election Day fast approaching, none wasted much time with pleasantries at last night's debate. Independe ... More >>
Tumbling along the airwaves to nowhere
How conservative is Ed? Check out his acceptance speech: He's introduced by Rush Limbaugh, and then introduces Michele Bachmann.
Lot's of hemming and hawing over KSTP AM1500 getting assimilated into the ESPN collective and rebranding as The SportsTalk Station.
She says, "Whoever our nominee is, is going to have to have a Glenn Beck chalkboard and explain to everybody this is the way it is."
The "Kennedy seat" in the senate goes to a Republican, health care reform dies, and now this. It's a bad week for liberals.
A Republican may win the late Ted Kennedy's Senate seat.
The congresswoman is asked questions but never challenged on her answers.
Watch Mark Wheat get treated to mylar 'I Love You' balloons.
"These are our talk hosts' last words, and they make each one count"
He's the defacto leader of the Republican party. So yes, he be da man.
Just wait. Someday she'll catch the golden snitch. Then we'll all be screwed.
Perhaps his most risky joke was retelling a line from Chris Rock, when he says, "And George W. Bus ... More >>
Air America Minnesota struggles to get off the ground
Can Al Franken become a U.S. Senator just by being Al Franken?
When life gives you lemons, make collages
We search the airwaves for signs of intelligent life
It doesn't really matter whether he overtakes KQ and Tom Barnard. Either way, Howard Stern wins. And local radio loses.
Why the babbling Buddha of broadcast is a boon to Democrats as well as Republicans.