Barely two weeks into his new gig as a podcast host for the Tom Barnard Network, Jeff Dubay was abruptly fired yesterday.When Dubay was let go by 1500 ESPN in January, he accepted the news with equanimity and actually thanked the Hubbard family "for the great opportunity." This time around, however, ... More >>
There's a new candidate in the race to unseat Rep. John Kline in the Second Congressional District, and she's the first transgender person to run to represent Minnesota in the U.S. House. See Also: - GOP Reps. Erik Paulsen and John Kline taking heat for supporting "forcible rape" language - North A ... More >>
National radio personality Howard Stern has been a rather prominent footnote in the tale of Tom Barnard's meltdown last week.After several bizarre Twitter diatribes, Barnard took to his airwaves Friday morning to announce that he is seeking treatment for substance abuse and anger issues.But yesterda ... 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 >>
On his KQRS radio show this morning, Tom Barnard said he'll soon check himself into rehab in order to deal with wine, pill, and anger issues."I don't want to be pissed off... I just don't want to be angry anymore," he said.THE BACKSTORY: Tom Barnard says he's entering rehab, struggling with pills, w ... More >>
Minnesota Monthly has released a list of the Twin Cities' most powerful leaders calling the shots, and a few names from the music realm popped up there. The most recognizable to a regular Gimme Noise reader would be Doomtree rapper Dessa, who was the final entry in the 75-person tally.And we're not ... More >>
The debate the Internet has been begging for is finally happening, and you can watch it live here at 5 p.m. SEE ALSO: Chris Kluwe to debate empty chair Chris Kluwe sends debate challenge to 10 Minnesota Republicans
From the looks of things, Chris Kluwe is going to be debating Clint Eastwood-style tomorrow evening. Now one day before the Vikings punter is scheduled to argue his position advocating for gay marriage, none of the Minnesota Republicans he invited to spar have accepted. But apparently that's not g ... More >>
Chris Kluwe just can't find a sparring partner. A couple weeks ago, the Vikings punter tried to bait Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, into a debate over her opposition to gay marriage. When Franson didn't bite, Kluwe made a similar offer to ex-Viking Matt Birk, who recently came out against same-s ... More >>
Click. Record. Click. Stop. Wait. Repeat. That was the custom of most kids my age back in the late eighties to the mid-nineties, sitting on the floor of your bedroom with the boom box resting on your knees and waiting, sometimes hours, for them to play your jam just so you can record it on a blan ... More >>
KDWB apologizes on their own terms, got it?As a part of their ongoing apology for the "Hmong parody" debacle, KDWB managers are holding a meeting with members of the Hmong community at their offices in St. Louis Park this morning for a "dialog." However, some of the invitees are refusing to go. ... More >>
Prince went to Vegas. Smokers went to Maplewood. Tapes 'N Tapes went to the moon. And sometime after the last zombie dance party got busted, we wrote it all down for you.
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Captain Budd sails off in pursuit of the great tan whale
Let's get our priorities straight, people
We search the airwaves for signs of intelligent life
Six minor-party contenders for governor promise to bring back the primo dime-bag, turn the governor's mansion into a flophouse, tax water, get big brother out of your bedroom, ditch the nukes, and reveal the secrets of gravity-defying hair.
Barbara Carlson might be going back to the Talk Station
The 1997 Tongue-on-the-Flagpole Awards
The Strib's corporate parent says nothing but good things will happen when they sell the paper. Where have we heard this before?
Two months into the Howard Stern era, WRQC brings a new marketing man to Minneapolis to continue the assault.
It doesn't really matter whether he overtakes KQ and Tom Barnard. Either way, Howard Stern wins. And local radio loses.