A series of interviews with Minnesota authors, produced by Pioneer 90.1, Thief River Falls, MN. Supported by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Joel Selvin’s Hollywood Eden and the Roots of Southern California Rock ‘n’ Roll (7/2/21)
Glen Braget chats with Joel Selvin, author of Hollywood Eden: Electric Guitars, Fast Cars, and the Myth of the California Paradise. Selvin’s book is a well detailed look back at the origins of the Southern California rock and pop sound beginning with the Los Angeles University High School Class of 1958.
Write On! Presents Kate Roberts, co author of Toys of the 50’s, 60’s, & 70’s 06/24/14
On this edition of Write On, we welcome Kate Roberts, co-author(with Adam Scher) of Toys of the 50’s, 60’s, & 70’s, published by Minnesota Historical Society Press.
Toys of the 50’s, 60’s, & 70’s covers some of the most iconic toys of all time and also discusses how they were created and thier cultural legacy. The book also features stories of the kids who played with the toys way back and the impact they had on their lives.
The following was recorded June 24, 2014 at the Thief River Falls public library.
Thomas Saylor, co-author of Minnesota in the 70’s 06/10/14
On this edition of Write On, author Thomas Saylor. Saylor is co-author, along with Dave Kenney, of Minnesota in the 70’s, published by the Minnesota Historical Society Press.
Minnesota in the 1970’s takes the reader beyond the basic go to 1970’s references and covers some of the key moments that shaped the Gopher state in the decade.
Thomas Saylor focuses the discussion primarily on the Food Co-op movement in the state of Minnesota and its impact on how some consumers did their shopping.
The following was recorded June 10, 2014 at the Thief River Falls Public Library.
AWA Wrestling Memories at 2013 George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame
The following you are about to hear was a tribute to the AWA that was recorded at the National Wrestling Hall of Fame/Dan Gable Museum in Waterloo, IA as part of if its 2013 George Tragos/ Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame Weekend.
The event is hosted by longtime voice of Minnesota Pro Wrestling Mick Karch and Noted pro wrestling historian and author of Minnesotas Golden Age of Wrestling from Verne Gagne to the Road Warriors. George Schire. Joining George and Mick on the panel are some of the finest pro wrestling legends to ever work for Verne Gagnes AWA. Join us today for this very special tribute to the AWA direct from Waterloo, IA.