Tim Dunbar, overnight radio host at KS95, passed away at his West St. Paul home on Sunday night. Dunbar, 52, was on medical leave at the time of his death, and was undergoing radiation treatments after recently being diagnosed with throat cancer. According to medical examiners, he died of a pulmonar ... More >>
-- 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 >>
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 >>
CNN Headline News host Glenn Beck held a brief interview with Congressman-elect Keith Ellison on November 14 and asked him if, as a Muslim, he was working with America's enemies.
Air America Minnesota struggles to get off the ground
Two years and three months after publication of the pictures at Abu Ghraib, Junge gets around to calling for Rumsfeld's resignation--on the day her friend and ally Lieberman is called to account by Connecticut voters for his support for the war in Iraq.
In response to a series of inquiries and complaints--a vastly disproportionate share of them from reporters in other media--City Pages editor Steve Perry made the following statement about this week's Best of the Twin Cities blurb for Best Cheap Thrill, which named crystal meth the winner...
Can Al Franken become a U.S. Senator just by being Al Franken?
Canada stinks up the joint, Bill O'Reilly feels Lindsay Lohan's pain, Vice President Condi, Sylvester Stallone's pudding, the Minnesota blog of the day and more...
Regular listeners to Air America Minnesota (AM 950) may have wondered these past few days if morning-show host and Star Tribune columnist Nick Coleman is taking a President Bush-sized vacation. It has now become clear, however, that Coleman's recent parental leave has become permanent. The program s ... More >>
THESE DAYS Plain Dealer Editor Doug Clifton says the Cleveland daily is not reporting two major investigative stories of "profound importance" because they are based on illegally leaked documents -- and the paper fears the consequences faced now by jailed New York Times reporter Judith Miller. The ... More >>
CITY PAGES BLOGS Jack Sparks delivers the 3rd Edition of his Top 100 Country Songs of All Time at The Other Side of Country. THESE DAYS ChristianExodus.org is moving thousands of Christians to South Carolina to reestablish constitutionally limited government founded upon Christian principles. Mi ... More >>
Remember some two months ago when conservative talk radio host Hugh Hewitt announced that he was going to start a web site devoted to a daily fisking of our local socialist rag the Star Tribune? Well apparently that idea generated about as much fervor as the arrivals of New Coke and Chris Gaine ... More >>
Remeber Lee Mroszak, aka "Cabe?" He's the former KQRS prankster who perpetrated a 1997 radio hoax in which he purported to catch Packer quarterback Brett Favre cheating on his wife. It caused a big furor at the time, and cost Mroszak his job. After that, Mroszak faded from view. In 1999, the former ... More >>
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.