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The Morning Carpool

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The Morning Carpool on Wave 104-1 with Zeke and Mandy
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How Often Do You Throw Away Underwear?
How Often Do You Throw Away Underwear?
March 25, 2021
Six Degrees of Minnesota Nationalism
Six Degrees of Minnesota Nationalism
February 17, 2021
Oklahoma Introduces 'Bigfoot Season' Bill To Increase Tourism
An Oklahoma state lawmaker has introduced a bill to establish a Bigfoot hunting season. The bill would require hunting licenses and comes with a $25,000 reward for capturing the mythical beast. The bill's intention is to increase tourism in the area. I don't think crazy Bigfoot conspirators with firearms hunting a creature that doesn't exist is a great way to increase foot traffic...
January 27, 2021
Alan Larrimore with Hometown Hero Outdoors
A Minnesota nonprofit is helping law enforcement and military members and veterans with outdoor opportunities. Hometown Hero Outdoors has provided more than 2,000 outdoor adventures for military and law enforcement members in the last three years to assist in healing and building healthy relationships as members integrate back into society. The organization, which started in Minnesota has now expanded into 8 states. This summer, the organization is planning on taking Arik Matson, a Waseca Police Officer who was shot in the head, to Alaska for a waterfowl Hunt. “Hometown Hero Outdoors is putting together a special hunt to hunt, King Eider. Everything is going to be covered for him and it will be a fantastic experience and a way to give back to Officer Matson.” The organization is currently raising funds to support the trip by selling #MatsonStrong t-shirts which are available at
January 27, 2021
Captain Hook's Hard Parenting Truths
Dustin Hoffman's Captain Hook drops some hard parenting truths...and sometimes the truth hurts.
January 25, 2021
Zeke likes to shop comfortably
If you see Zeke out shopping in sweatpants, there's probably something you should know...
January 23, 2021
Who Should Be The New Wonka: Timothee Chalamet or Tom Holland
There's a new Wonka movie in the works for a 2023 release, and could star Timothee Chalamet or Tom Holland as a young Willy Wonka.  But this isn't the prequel movie Mandy wants to see... #Snape
January 23, 2021
Mandy hates Minnesota landmarks.
January 21, 2021
Garth Brooks Doesn't Take Inauguration Requests
Garth Brooks let Zeke down by not playing one of the most unifying songs in the world.
January 21, 2021
Why Do "Blanket Ladders" Exist?
Zeke and Mandy argue about having too many decorative ladders in their house.
January 20, 2021
Yes or BS: January 19
Zeke puts Mandy's 90's knowledge to the test with '90s Yes or BS! Zeke and Mandy play Yes or BS every Tuesday around 6:35, 7:35, and 8:35!
January 19, 2021
Pulling Teeth Is Like Pulling Teeth
Judah has his first loose tooth and it's ready to come out. Zeke wants nothing to do with it, but Mandy has been chomping at the bit to pull this tooth out.
January 18, 2021
Remembering the 2010 Tornados in Wadena and Mentor
Ten years ago today, skies darkened across the state in what would turn out to be one of the worst natural disasters in Minnesota history. 48 tornadoes, seven of them F3 or greater, swept across the state flattening houses, destroying buildings, uprooting trees and taking three lives. Natalie was at her families cabin in Mentor, Zeke's sister was life-guarding at the pool in Wadena, Abby was travelling to Fargo. The Morning Carpool tells their stories this morning:
June 17, 2020
Michael Jr joins The Morning Carpool
Comedian Michael Jr joins The Morning Carpool to talk about his new movie, Selfie Dad! Known as one of today's most gifted comedians, Michael Jr. brings laughter and understanding to audiences all over the world. Michael got his start performing at the legendary Comedy & Magic Club in Hermosa Beach: home of Jay Leno and The Tonight Show. This outstanding performance led to Michael Jr. performing at the "Just for Laughs" comedy festival in Montreal where he became the first comedian to ever appear live via satellite on The Tonight Show which catapulted Michael's career. Now, Michael Jr. tours the country using comedy to inspire audiences to activate their purpose and live a life fulfilled. His impactful delivery and versatility has landed him on The Tonight Show, The Late, Late Show, Oprah, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Comedy Central, TedX Talks and a keynote for Fortune 500 companies. Michael has spent a significant portion of his career making laughter commonplace in uncommon places such as homeless shelters and prisons, in addition to empowering his audiences with an appearance in Sony Pictures' feature film War Room as well as starring roles in Selfie Dad, and More Than Funny,
June 17, 2020
Zeke Sells His Little Tikes Playset For $25 (?!?)
Always research prices before you sell on Facebook Marketplace, folks...
June 15, 2020
Natalie is Picking Fights on Facebook
The 'Dogspotting Society' Facebook group is hot this morning, and Natalie is fanning the flames!
June 9, 2020
WCCO's Cory Hepola jumps in the Carpool
Perham High alum Cory Hepola, who holds down 9-12 on 830 WCCO Radio in the Twin Cities, joins the Carpool to talk about the outdoor Perham graduation ceremony as well as the social issues, protests and riots happening in Minneapolis and across the country, and what we can do to start working for systemic change.
June 4, 2020
Zeke's response to the Minneapolis Riots
"Where do we go from here? I don’t know. I don’t have the answer. I wish I did. But I do want to say this: The world is watching Minnesota."
May 28, 2020
Zeke's Daughter's First Wood tick Bite
Zeke finds out the hard way telling your daughter fake diseases after getting a wood tick bite isn't a good idea...
May 26, 2020
First Celebrity Crushes
The Morning Carpool dish on their first celebrity crushes.
May 20, 2020
Natalie's Paddle fishing adventures!
Natalie is back from her paddle fishing adventure with a couple stories to tell, including how her dog snuck an entire pizza from her neighbor's campsite!
May 20, 2020
(Buzzed) Five Second Rule, Friday May 8
Natalie and Abby get Zeke drunk so they can beat him in Five Second Rule...
May 8, 2020
What's Inside Your Butthole
Meet Jolee Dunn, the voice of a generation.
May 6, 2020
Zeke Met Bill Murray But Doesn't Really Remember It
He remembers turning around, seeing the movie star was walking behind him, then everything goes black.
May 6, 2020
Wait...You Can Buy Frozen Sweet Martha's Cookies?!?
Why were we the last to know about this?!?
April 29, 2020
Zeke Reviews 'The Goonies'
Zeke watched The Goonies for the first time last night and has some pretty serious questions.
April 29, 2020
NEW ND Country Fest Headliner Announcement 4/29/20
John Gourley from ND Country Fest joins the Carpool to make a HUGE announcement for ND Country Fest 2020! Tickets are on sale now at!
April 29, 2020
Zeke's Tom Brady Rookie Card Is Worth HOW MUCH?!?
It pays to look through that shoe box of old cards
April 28, 2020
Five Second Rule, April 24
Natalie Nash, Zeke and Abby square off in their weekly game of Five Second Rule! All-Time Wins: Zeke - 4 Abby - 3 Natalie - 1
April 24, 2020
Five Second Rule, April 17
Zeke goes for his third-consecutive Five Second Rule victory. Can Natalie Nash or Abby knock him from his pedestal?
April 17, 2020
Zeke HATED the LEGO Masters Finale
So it's okay to change rules in the middle of a $100,000 competition now?!?
April 17, 2020
Dr. Ian Smith, New York Times Best-Seller
New York Times best-selling author Dr. Ian Smith joins the Carpool from Chicago this morning to talk about his new book, 'Mind Over Weight', and gives some motivation and weight-moderation tips during stay-at-home orders.
April 17, 2020
No, Breast Milk Doesn't Prevent Coronavirus
It is full of nutrients, though.
April 16, 2020
We All (even politicians) say dumb things sometimes
Yeah, Donald Trump and Joe Biden say some ridiculous things sometimes, but who doesn't?
April 16, 2020
The Joe Exotic Radio Show
Need more Tiger King in your life? Joe Exotic is lobbying to get his own radio show while he's in prison.
April 16, 2020
Natalie's Late Night Pet Emergency
Natalie had to rush her new puppy to the vet after he couldn't poop and they found something pretty dangerous in his colon.
April 16, 2020
Five Second Rule, April 10
It's a four-way battle for Five Second Rule supremacy! Zeke vs Abby vs Nikki vs Carmin!
April 10, 2020
Kelley Earnhardt Miller
Kelley Earnhardt Miller is the daughter of Dale Earnhardt, the co-owner of JR Motorsports on the NASCAR Circuit, and has just released her first book. She joins the Carpool from her home in North Carolina this morning.
April 10, 2020
Finally, the day we've all been waiting for: you can officially own Cats on DVD!
April 7, 2020
Wells, MN is the Busch Light capital of the world
Step up your game, Minnesota.
April 7, 2020
Zeke Doesn't Know Where The Tupperware Is Anymore
Zeke's wife is going stir-crazy and needlessly re-organizing the house.
April 6, 2020
Larry David's Stay at Home PSA is great
He's right, you know.
April 6, 2020
OJ Simpson on Carole Baskin
The last person who should be weighing in on a did she/didn't she case has weighed on a did she/didn't she case...
April 2, 2020
Mystery TikTok Sound
Can you guess what this sound Zeke found on TikTok is?
April 2, 2020
People Are Roasting Ellen DeGeneres on Twitter
Is Ellen practicing what she preaches? Is it some disgruntled employees coming after her? Or is this all just a big misunderstanding?
March 24, 2020
How Do You Pronounce These Foods?
Do you say Pecan or Pee Can? Espresso or Expresso? Syrup or See-rup?
March 24, 2020
These Two Places Are Hiring, Nobody Told Zeke about Free Zorbaz
If you're looking for work, these two major companies are hiring people. Plus, nobody told Zeke there was free pizza at Zorbaz before they closed on Tuesday.
March 20, 2020
Stress Pooping Is Becoming a Problem in the US
Maybe everybody stocking up on toilet paper wasn't such a bad idea after all...
March 20, 2020
President Trump shuts down a question about "Kung Flu"
A journalist tries to spin a Coronovirus Task Force press conference towards racism and President Trump shuts her down.
March 19, 2020
Don't Be Selfish, Cancel Your Spring Break
"If I get coronoa, I get corona" "The bars are closed but we're finding a way around it" These are things that people actually said on the news last night.
March 19, 2020
People Aren't Desperate Enough To Buy Cauliflower Pizza
Is it really a pandemic if we're letting perfectly good cauliflower-crust pizzas sit in the frozen food sections?
March 19, 2020
How Will The Restaurant Closures Affect You?
Abby works evenings at a local bar. Zeke's wife is a server at an area restaurant. Natalie managed a bar in college. How will the restaurant/bar closure affect the Morning Carpool and the rest of the Lakes Area?
March 17, 2020
Fargo's Finest Protecting Costco Toilet Paper
Fargo PD was seen at Costco protecting a shipment of 750 rolls of toilet paper.
March 17, 2020
Can You Guess The Mystery Musician?
Zeke found audio of three current pop artists before they were famous. Can you guess who they are?
March 17, 2020
Pam Beasley Spills The Tea
What was written on the teapot note in The Office? The Carpool knows...
March 16, 2020
Stop Calling The Police When You Run Out Of Toilet Paper
They're sick of it.
March 16, 2020
Toilet Paper Isn't The Only Fear-Fueled Shortage in California
Toilet Paper, Grave Plots and why Zeke is glad Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson were the first celebs to test positive for COVID-19.
March 13, 2020
5 Second Rule - March 13
Natalie Nash, Zeke and Abby play Five Second Rule with the all-time wins record on the line.
March 13, 2020
Our Bodies Are Ready for the Double Big Mac
Bun Cheese Lettuce Patty Patty Bun Sauce Lettuce Patty Patty Bun
March 11, 2020
We Should Be More Like Howie Mandel
Howie Mandel is next level when it comes to staying germ free. A new survey asked folks if we should abandon handshakes during COVID-19 season, and some helpful hand-washing tips from The Morning Carpool.
March 11, 2020
The Morning Carpool Plays 'Minnesota Bingo'
Find out how 'Minnesotan' the Morning Carpool is:
March 10, 2020
The New York Times Needs To Stay out of our Tater Tot Hotdish
First it was the great Grape Salad debacle of 2014, now they're making Tater Tot Hotdish wrong.
March 10, 2020
Zeke tries the Speech Jammer app
There's a new app called 'Speech Jammer' that messes with your cognitive skills while you talk. Zeke tried it out on the Carpool this morning.
March 4, 2020
Natalie's Coronavirus Solution
Natalie knows how to protect ourselves from Coronavirus.
March 4, 2020
Natalie Nash, Zeke and Abby play Five Second Rule with an embarrassing photo on the line
March 3, 2020
Zeke is woken up in the middle of the night by a 44-year old demon
Don't fall asleep with the Hulu Auto-play on, kids.
March 3, 2020
Abby Takes the FBI Polygraph Test
We finally cornered her and hooked her up. Abby answers questions with the Polygraph Machine that JT got from the FBI.
March 2, 2020
Natalie Locked Herself Out Of Her Van At A Gas Station This Morning
Every have a day where you have to sit at a gas station for an hour at 5:15 am because you locked your keys in your van on the way to work? Natalie has.
March 2, 2020
The Tooth Fairy Pays HOW MUCH?!?
How much does your kid get from the Tooth Fairy?
February 28, 2020
We Don't Mind Sucking On Toes
A hospital worker in Florida got arrested on Tuesday after he was caught sucking an elderly patient's TOES while they were sleeping...yup. Gross.
February 27, 2020
"Lift The Ceiling!"
Wheel of Fortune's Pat Sajak is getting a lesson on Twitter on a popular phrase after messing it up last night on the show.
February 27, 2020
What Do You Hear: Brainstorm or Green Needle?
A new audio clip has our minds confused. Do you hear Brainstorm or Green Needle?
February 27, 2020
Natalie Takes the Wave 104-1 Polygraph Test
JT brought us back an FBI-grade Polygraph Machine from his trip to Washington, DC. We test it out on Natalie.
February 26, 2020
Marriage Experts Say Telling Wife To "Calm Down" Will Work
Natalie Nash, Zeke and Abby found some pretty good marriage advice on TikTok from a couple that has been married for nearly 17 years. It's gotta be good advice, right?
February 26, 2020
RIP Rusty
Grab your tissues! RIP Rusty is trending on Twitter right now to honor an 18-year-old service dog who volunteered at St. Boniface Hospital in Winnipeg who died a day after his eighteenth birthday.
February 21, 2020
Dawn Olson from the Washington Square Mall
Dawn Olson of the Washington Square Mall hops in the Carpool to talk Girl Scout Cookie day and the upcoming Craft and Vendor show.
February 21, 2020
Rick Is A Huge BGCDL Supporter
Natalie's husband, Rick, had a fool-proof plan to win the bit 80" TV at the Polar Plunge all the tickets.
February 20, 2020
How To Ruin Your Marriage On A Road Trip
When you surprise your wife with a donut that she doesn't want, throwing it out the window isn't the best way to solve the issue.
February 20, 2020