The Weekend Starts Now: Dan Mogol and John Garland

Becca Dilley / Heavy Table

Becca Dilley / Heavy Table

The Weekend Starts Now taped its fifth show at PUBLIC kitchen + bar on Monday, June 22. This episode features the music of Ryan Traster.

This weekly podcast is a joint project of the Heavy Table and Secrets of the City, and it covers art, music, food, drink, culture, and more in the Upper Midwest. If you’d like to join us for the next taping, we’ll be at Du Nord Cocktail Room on Thursday, July 23. Tickets: DuNord

You can follow and listen to the show on Soundcloud. And you can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes.

Becca Dilley Photography

Becca Dilley Photography

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Hear the whole fifth episode here … (We’re no longer breaking the show out into individual segment files, but we’ll keep listing them so you can preview what’s on tap.)

Becca Dilley / Heavy Table

Becca Dilley / Heavy Table

SEGMENT 1: INTRODUCTION

Taylor and James get serious and talk about the classic experience of going up North, and are joined by guests John Garland and Dan Mogol.

Becca Dilley / Heavy Table

Becca Dilley / Heavy Table

SEGMENT 2: JOHN GARLAND AND DAN MOGOL

Writer John Garland recently had a City Pages cover story about the Twin Cities comedy scene centered on stand up Dan Mogol; we chatted with both of them.

Brenda Johnson / Heavy Table

Brenda Johnson / Heavy Table

SEGMENT 3: PICK 3

Praise for the fried chicken at Nighthawks, kickball, Mark Mothersbaugh at the MIA, and more.

Becca Dilley / Heavy Table

Becca Dilley / Heavy Table

SEGMENT 4: JESSE DEGROSS FROM PUBLIC KITCHEN + BAR

How to build a cocktail program from the ground up, how to show off the spirit at the heart of a drink, and how to make summer heat not just bearable but downright delightful.

SEGMENT 5: YOUR WEEKEND PLANS

Did you know M-60 firecrackers are waterproof?

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James Norton is editor and co-founder of the Heavy Table. He is also the co-author of Lake Superior Flavors, the co-author of a book about Wisconsin’s master cheesemakers, and a regular on-air contributor to Minnesota Public Radio.

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