Studio Z-7 on the Radio
The Tim Russell Show WCCO-AM July 21, 2000
Jeff Lonto talks about “Fiasco At 1280” and Twin Cities radio history in two segments on the heritage radio station.
“The Suds Show” with “Whispering” Jeff WWTC-AM July 22, 2000
Hosted by “Whispering” Jeff Platt, publisher of Suds, Wine & Spirits, segment with Jeff Lonto and Dave Wendl discussing the Grain Belt brewery history.
“In The Know” with Tim Moore WWTC-AM July 30, 2000
Jeff R. Lonto discusses his books “Fiasco At 1280” and “Legend of the Brewery” in a half-hour interview. (These books are still available to order right here, friends!)
WWTC becomes AM 1280 The Patriot March 19, 2001
When WWTC-AM Minneapolis switched to political talk, “Fiasco At 1280” author Jeff R. Lonto commented on the station’s past programming in a produced piece. Narrated by Dave Christian, also featuring station manager John Hunt.
“Morning Edition” with Cathy Wurzer MPR July 24, 2002
Cathy Wurzer interviews Jeff R. Lonto on the history of Grain Belt beer for Minnesota Public Radio.
Minnesota Public Radio’s “Midday” July 24, 2002
Excerpts from Jeff Lonto’s appearance on MPR’s Midday talking about Minnesota brewing history (in studio with Mark Stutrud of Summit Brewing Company and Ted Marti of August Schell Brewery).
KOOL-108 FM montage April-September 1990
Jeff Lonto banters with Ray Erick on the “Evening Request and Dedication Show” in various clips. (Reference to “Gorbachev coming to Minneapolis” is from when the Soviet leader visited in June 1990, and reference to a “man who wants to be kissed for a million years” refers to the previously played “Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye” by the Casinos, which opens with the line “Kiss me each morning for a million years…”)
Jay Kolls (in for Joe Soucheray) KSTP-AM May 27, 1996
Topic: Is television news too cynical? Jeff Lonto thinks not.
Commercial Parodies written by Jeff Lonto
“Col. Davenport’s Kentucky Whiskey” featuring Santa Claus, and “Burger Man Restaurant” featuring Jeff Lonto as “Burger Man” and Stuart Held as his faithful sidekick “Willie Ketchup.”
(Recorded May 2002)