The Weekend Starts Now: Jade Tittle and John Jodzio

Isabel Subtil / Heavy Table

Isabel Subtil / Heavy Table

The Weekend Starts Now taped its third show at the Chef Shack Ranch on Monday, June 8.

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 next taping, we’ll be at PUBLIC kitchen + bar on Monday, June 22. Tickets: PUBLIC kitchen + bar.

You can follow and listen to the show on Soundcloud, or play the show (or individual segments) by following the links below. And you can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes.

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Hear the whole episode here, or go segment-by-segment …

Isabel Subtil / Heavy Table

Isabel Subtil / Heavy Table

SEGMENT 1: INTRODUCTION

Taylor and James talk about two of the most explosive topics in modern discourse: pedal pubs and student loans. Guest Jade Tittle sits in.

Isabel Subtil / Heavy Table

Isabel Subtil / Heavy Table

SEGMENT 2: JADE TITTLE

James and Taylor talk with Current DJ Jade Tittle about the upcoming curious incidents series of art pop-ups in St. Paul (Kickstart it here), what it’s been like to shift into a daytime DJ mode, and what albums, old and new, we should add to our collections.

Isabel Subtil / Heavy Table

Isabel Subtil / Heavy Table

SEGMENT 3: THE WEEKEND STARTS NOW QUIZ: TURN YOU INSIDE OUT

Who’s the opposite of Elvis Costello? Or Public Enemy? We find out when we talk to audience members Holly and Mel and challenge their musical creativity. Guest judge Jade Tittle lends additional musical firepower.

Isabel Subtil / Heavy Table

Isabel Subtil / Heavy Table

SEGMENT 4: JOHN JODZIO

Writer John Jodzio’s new chapbook, You Cannot Give Yourself a Nickname, is the winner of The Rusty Toque’s 2014 Fiction Chapbook Contest. It’s also lucid, fast-moving, and very funny. We chat with him about writing and the burgeoning Minneapolis scene.

Isabel Subtil / Heavy Table

Isabel Subtil / Heavy Table

SEGMENT 5: YOUR WEEKEND PLANS

Taylor regales you with everything you need to do, including ASI’s Midsommar, Ballroom Blitz, and GermanFest at the Schmidt Brewery.

Isabel Subtil / Heavy Table

Isabel Subtil / Heavy Table

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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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