Mitch Albom on The Timekeeper, Characters and Narratives (audio)

Mitch Albom is one of those rare people in the 21st Century who you truly can say is a renaissance man. Sportswriter, author, screenwriter, songwriter, radio talk show host, pianist… the man does it all. But more than what he does as a professional, it’s the endless array of things he does to help people […]

ESPN College GameDay in Fargo… and The Headgear Pick (video)

Tuscaloosa, Baton Rouge, South Bend, Ann Arbor… these are some of the cities that come to mind when you think of the near-iconic Saturday morning college football preview show on ESPN, College GameDay. On September 21, 2013, the “circus” (as host Chris Fowler called it on my radio program) came to Fargo, North Dakota. Fargo, […]

Counterterrorism Expert Dr. Jarret Brachman (audio)

Recently I was following several stories that centered upon al Qaeda. In each case, I saw references to someone named Dr. Jarret Brachman. I made a few phone calls about this Dr. Brachman, asking some questions about him to acquaintances who are dialed into the areas of Homeland Security and counterterrorism. Turns out, to borrow from former […]

How to Carry On: Lisa Fenn and Dartanyon Crockett (audio)

In 2009 ESPN aired a feature of what seemed would be the story of a couple of young men, Dartanyon Crockett and Leroy Sutton, attending high school on the wrong side of town in Cleveland. Both were talented wrestlers with unique, and seemingly insurmountable, obstacles in their way. A story of individulas attaining a level of excellence in […]

Going Up North, to The Cabin, at The Lake (audio)

When I moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota more than a decade ago, there were cultural things I needed to learn about the region that would, allegedly, help me to assimilate. Specifically, things like knowing popular food items, participating in outdoor activities, and… learning MV, or Minnesota Vernacular. When I moved to Fargo, North Dakota, it was much the […]

Clint Hill: Before, During and After November 22, 1963 (audio)

Clint Hill is a native of Larimore, ND, born in 1932.  17 days after his birth he was dropped off at the North Dakota Children’s Home. Growing up in Washburn, ND, he later attended and graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN.  Shortly thereafter he enlisted in the Army and was selected for Army Intelligence School.  After graduating, […]

Mi-Ai Parrish, President/Publisher of the Arizona Republic on Death Threats and Endorsing a Democrat

Mi-Ai Parrish, President/Publisher of the Arizona Republic on Death Threats and Endorsing a Democrat

Mi-Ai Parrish, President and Publisher of the Arizona Republic, joined me just days ahead of the November 8, 2016 presidential election to discuss death threats delivered to her and staff members. The reason for the threats? Her publication, for the first time in more than 125 years, endorsed someone other than a Republican choosing Hillary Clinton. […]

The Trump Era Cometh

The Trump Era Cometh

On November 9th, 2016, I published a column on Facebook regarding Donald Trump’s stunning victory over Hillary Clinton and the nature of supporting the winner of presidential elections no matter who you supported. For a variety of reasons, this has become increasingly difficult for many Americans in recent elections. I’ll repost the column in its […]

Between the CGP: Episode 7

Between the CGP: Episode 7

The hunt for a new radio home continues after several very close calls… one in my native Midwest. So, to work through that, I decided it was time to honor my roots one more time. A purely therapeutic strategy. Work with me here… I came to the conclusion perhaps the best way to approach my […]

Between the CGP: Episode 6

Between the CGP: Episode 6

As the hunt for a new radio home continues, I decided it was time to honor my Midwest roots. Between the CGP has taken me to the orange groves of California’s Central Valley, the Sierra Nevada mountains, San Francisco Bay, an elementary school and even a shopping mall. The journey has been educational… if not […]

Between the CGP: Episode 5

Between the CGP: Episode 5

Between the CGP started as a short – very short – video series chronicling my journey to the next radio home for The Christopher Gabriel Program. Seeking out jobs to do in the interim, my thought was perhaps I’d find something I’d be really good at. I may have found that job. Is working at […]

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