Inspiration and Ideas


November 11, 2019

Jim Brunzell and Richard Gill Q&A

Jim Brunzell and Richard Gill run Sound Unseen, a festival dedicated to films about musicians. It kicks off its 20th year in the Twin Cities on Nov. 12.

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November 4, 2019

Allison Kaplan Q&A

TCB editor Allison Kaplan is a master of all media.

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October 28, 2019

Jacquie Berglund Q&A

Finnegans founder Jacquie Berglund has made it her mission to turn beer into food.

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October 21, 2019

Doug Marshall Q&A

Doug Marshall teaches the ingredients of self-care: mindfulness, meditation, exercise and, most importantly, humor.

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October 14, 2019

Dan Buettner Q&A

Dan Buettner is the author of the New York Times-bestseller “The Blue Zones.” His new book “The Blue Zones Kitchen” is coming out in December.

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October 7, 2019

John Rosengren Q&A

John Rosengren is the author of nine books, including the biography “Hank Greenberg: The Hero of Heroes.” His articles have appeared in more than 100 publications, ranging from The Atlantic to Sports Illustrated.

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September 30, 2019

Bryan Miller Q&A

Bryan Miller quit his job as a newspaper editor to move to Minneapolis and try stand-up in 2008. In his first year he was a finalist in Acme’s Funniest Person in the Twin Cities contest and two years later he was spotted by Craig Ferguson, who invited him on CBS’s The Late Late Show.

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September 23, 2019

Julie Barton Q&A

Julie Barton is the New York Times bestselling author of “Dog Medicine: How My Dog Saved Me From Myself.” She lives in Northern California with her husband Greg, two children, and a small menagerie of pets.

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September 16, 2019

Lydia Liza Q&A

Lydia Liza has more than 6 million plays on Spotify and has shared the stage with the Goo-Goo Dolls and Kimya Dawson.

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September 9, 2019

Aimee Groth Q&A

Aimee Groth is a business journalist who writes primarily for Quartz. In 2013 she broke the news about Zappos’s adoption of Holacracy.

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