It’s taken us a little while today to dig into the crowded closet where we keep 44 years of history at Minnesota Public Radio. So I didn’t have this in time for this morning’s Five By Eight, lamenting the end of an era in Minneapolis with the retirement of Lou Snider of Nye’s Polinaise Room.
But we’ve found a segment we did with her in 1996, for a series called “Odd Jobs,” in which people describe what they do for a living:
By the way, Odd Jobs was tailor-made for News Cut, but it was ahead of its time. If you’d be interested in telling me about the unique job you have, contact me.
(h/t: Sylvia Mohn)
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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