Dork

Dork

Everyone is a DORK! No matter what you have accomplished, achieved, the level of celebrity, or the aura that others see you…….you have “dorky” traits. You can be (more-over have been) weird, strange, nerdy or awkward. This is the idea of this podcast! To give people the opportunity to hear that the celebrities, athletes, the people most of us think, "I would love to be that person - have their life - to be like them", that they are really just DORKS like all of us. Embracing and empowering our "Dorkdom", all in a fun-loving/stupid conversation about being a “DORK”!... Show More

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July 9, 2019 22 min

DORK! We are all DORKS! No matter your celebrity, amazing thing you've done or you turned PRO...deep down we are all DORKS! The thin line between awkward and awesomeness. This time we double up with Lakefront Music Fest artists Riley Green and Chris Lane!

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June 27, 2019 10 min

The thin line between "awkward & Awesomeness" is explored in DORK! No matter who you are or what you have do (or done), we are all deep down DORKS! Morgan Evans talks his dorky youth, his biggest dorkdom today & his wife Kelsea Ballerini's dorkiness!

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Game of Thrones has come to an end! Yet JR, Rachel Ramsey and I are still....probably bigger DORKS! This episode covers the finale of GOT and everything it has culminated to.

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May 14, 2019 45 min

Another "DORK" Podcast that breaks down the last episode of Game Of Thrones! Rachel Ramsey, JR & I discuss what happened and who we think sits on the "Iron Throne" in the end...aka....a baby and a Dragon egg!

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This time Rachel Ramsey and JR join me to "DORK OUT" about Game of Thrones! SPOILER ALERT! I know who sits on the throne!

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May 6, 2019 41 min

This time around my DORK guests are Rachel and Mike Ramsey! Yes the Mike Ramsey of "Miracle on Ice" 1980 Gold Medal fame Mike Ramsey & my buddy & fellow K102 Personality Rachel Ramsey! We talk about clogs and powder-blue suits, Avril Lavigne t-shirt & skinny tie looks, Bobby Orr autographs, White House Championship visits, Game of Thrones ridiculousness and overall DORKINESS!

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April 18, 2019 27 min

This time Chris & Preston from LOCASH joined the DORK-cast! We talk Dorky beginnings in Baltimore and Kokomo, IN respectively. How Chris had an unfortunate "Bam-Bam" Flinstones acting debut. The time Preston "Dork'd" out meeting Dr. J. Chris' weird handshake and "Hey Derek! Remember me from the Starbucks?" encounter with Derek Jeter. How they snuck into a college dorm and the really bad choice of... Read more

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April 2, 2019 33 min

Brian Robison is my next DORK guest! The former Minnesota Viking talks about his "Dorky" fashion trends...this is a man who wore "grillz"and cornrolls! BRob still works out, but does that mean that he's planning a return to the NFL? How he and his wife Jayme were "Dorking Together". Brian talks about his "Dorkdom" setting in vs Brett Favre and how his massive "Dorkiness" has led him to hi... Read more

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March 21, 2019 39 min

Next "DORK" guest is Laura Schara! No matter how famous, successful or beautiful...we are all DORKS! Laura is a tremendous DORK! This fashionista talks about insisting on wearing one pair of jeans and cowboy boots every day to school. Her Mom had to assure the teachers that she had other clothes and the jeans were often washed! This Anoka, MN DORK & I discuss dating and an unfortunate SHARTING accident, the thing her ou... Read more

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March 13, 2019 48 min

This time around, as we walk the fine line between awkward and awesome, we celebrate the fact that we are all DORKS with KDWB's Dave Ryan! Not only is his morning show & his name known all around the country, Dave is a member of MENSA, weirdly into magic (still as an adult), an avid bird watcher, a Harley rider, Scout Leader, an author & pilot! Find out how Dave got REAL DORKY in front of Def Leopard, how dorky he was a... Read more

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March 6, 2019 39 min

The fine line between "Awkward & Awesome" continues with Hall of Famer, Mark Rosen! Learn how "dorky" little Marky Rosen was before becoming "Little Marky Rosen". How he worried about actually becoming Governor of Minnesota, his run-ins with Sofia Loren and Mohammed Ali (both in an elevator) that made him "dork out", how radio has bailed him out multiple times in his career, and his key to longev... Read more

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February 19, 2019 38 min

Again we discover the fine line between awkward and awesome! This time with KFAN's/Power Trip's/VEN's/Vikings Radio Network's/Amsoil's/Chris Hawkey Band's....Chris Hawkey. Learn about Hawk's "Daisey Dudes" that almost exposed his "Boys", his sing over the lyrics to show my love for you "mixtapes", how a simple dorky thing he did as an 8 year old kid helped him in his career, his f... Read more

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February 7, 2019 35 min

We are all DORKS! The coolest, most fashionable, the beloved...are really DORKY! Even KARE 11's Belinda Jensen. For 25 years Belinda has been at KARE, the last 13 years as the Chief Meteorologist. Saturday Mornings and Grow with KARE, we love Bel! Hear about her really DORKY beginnings in Prescott, WI. Belinda talks about being really hung over when she meet one of her favorite celebrities, how swearing changed her life, how sh... Read more

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February 1, 2019 50 min

This episode my guest is Mark Parrish! Parrish played 11 seasons in the NHL (including for the WILD) and now works for the NHL Network. Mark tells the story of how he "Dork'd Out" on the ice, during a game with Wayne Gretzky! How he was a DORK hanging out with Garth Brooks, the fact he and his wife fell in love because they were both "such nerds", his friendship with the band Nickleback, his DORKDOM that lead to... Read more

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January 17, 2019 40 min

My Guest this time around is Paul "Meatsauce" Lambert from KFAN's Power Trip Morning Show! Paul and I talk about his skate boarding days - more like the fact he was terrible at skate boarding but had all the gear, how his scary appearance and scarier voice made me afraid of him when he was our board op, how he's Dorked out meeting John Randle, Tom Bernard & Jim Kleinsasser, his friendship with Nick Swardson, how... Read more

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January 10, 2019 38 min

Episode #5 my guest is former Minnesota Viking, 10 year NFL veteran, & fellow Vikings Radio Network broadcaster Ben Leber! Okay, he is also a national and local television football analyst....oh, good for Ben! I know, it's envy and jealousy. Ben and I talk "Hutch" football uniformed - front yard workouts, how he tried to impress a girl with a boombox (ala John Cusak in "Say Antything"), my foray into the the... Read more

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January 3, 2019 45 min

Episode #4 my “DORK” Guest is WCCO TV’s Chris Shaffer! I’ve known Chris since he was “Cheeks” on The Point’s Morning Show. He worked with us here at K102, all the while forming his plan to chase his true dream of Chief Meteorologist. Chris and I talk early formative years of “Dorkdom”, his crazy love of Halloween (there’s a creepy mannequin moment), the time Gene Simmons hit on his wife…and how excited Chris was about it, and o... Read more

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December 19, 2018 17 min

DORK #3 is a guy that took what normal 14 year olds “Dork Out” about in their bedrooms (clean it up!) and made it a career! Granger Smith grew up in Dallas, and at 14 he taught himself to play guitar. At 19 he moved to Nashville, 21 years later Granger and his wife Amber and 3 kids remain….COUNTRY! Find out how a massive DORK OUT by Granger lead to Oscar Award Winner (Russell Crowe) refusing to shake his hand, his early days in N... Read more

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December 6, 2018 38 min

DORK #2 is one of the greatest "All Around" Vikings, Chad Greenway! Chad played all of his 11 seasons in the NFL as a Viking. He and his family have made Minnesota their home, and his "Lead The Way Foundation" continues to give back to his adopted State (he's from SoDak). Chad and I "DORK" out about "Coke-Bottle" glasses, corduroy pants and an unfortunate accident, Garth Brooks, and how he grew... Read more

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December 6, 2018 33 min

My first "DORK" episode is with my favorite dork and probably the sole reason the idea popped into my head, Former Minnesota Viking (and inevitable Hall of Famer) Jared Allen! We talk about how we met, his shirtless childhood, how I was a massive DORK at his wedding, his Olympic dreams, how he pissed off Michael Bolton, and more!

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