The Chad Hartman Show
Brian Steinberg of Variety joins Chad at the top of the hour to talk about Rupert Murdoch stepping down as chair at FOX. We talk about Murdoch's incredibly influential run before Dave shares the story of his upcoming triathlon being possibly canceled due to an endangered fish. Plus, what is AG Keith Ellison saying now about the controversial SRO law?
Did encountering a wine cooler at high school party change the course of Jason DeRusha's life? Jason shared that story with Chad after a conversation about a study that tried to determine at which age we achieve peak happiness,
Former Hennepin County Judge Kevin Burke joins to discuss the lawsuit to keep Donald Trump off the presidential ballot in Minnesota for 2024 and the state Supreme Court setting a date to hear the case. Plus, we have some fun with Jason DeRusha talking about peak happiness in life and Jason's wild partying past.
Are school lockdown drills necessary for our youngest children? Chad opens the show with that questions while Dave shares the emotion he felt hearing about his 1st-grader's experience doing the drill. Later, Major Garrett of CBS News to talk about an impending government shutdown, Rupert Murdoch stepping down from FOX, and more!
CBS News Chief Washington Correspondent Major Garrett speaks with Chad about why a government shutdown is very likely coming, his feelings about FOX News as a former employee with Rupert Murdoch stepping down as chair, and his upcoming project telling the story of FBI agent and Russian spy Robert Hanssen.
Chad opens the show asking Dave to share his emotions after hearing about his 6-year-old daughter going through a lockdown drill at school. Is it necessary for all students to take part in these drills?
Lou Nanne joins Chad to share memories of the life of fellow Minnesota hockey legend Henry Boucha. Plus, Chad speaks with WCCO-TV reporter Jennifer Mayerle about a week-long series on the fentanyl crisis in Minnesota and across the country.
Adam Carter hangs around as Chad opens the show with several topics, most of in nonsense, including the activities we enjoy on a beautiful day, dogs, malts, Talk Like a Pirate Day, and Chuck Schumer relaxing the dress code in the US Senate.
Chip Scoggins joins Chad to chat about the Gophers taking a tough loss at UNC, the impact Coach Prime is having on college football around the country, and the Twins as they get closer to winning a division title.
Chip Scoggins joins to talk about a loss for the Gopher football team, the Deion effect in college football and the Twins as they get closer to clinching a division title. After Chip, Chad tackles several topics including news of a prisoner exchange deal with Iran and the ideal cheeseburger on National Cheeseburger Day.
Mark Freie joins Chad and Dave for our regular Monday game of Overrated, Underrated or Properly Rated before Chad speaks with Minneapolis Police Chief Brian O'Hara about the department's continued issues with staffing levels.
Alex Jones, owes the Sandy Hook families after losing in court, yet hasn't paid them a dime despite spending absurd amounts of money on himself month after month. That's on Chad's list today as we play Overrated, Underrated, or Properly Rated with Mark Freie joining from the news room.
Adam Carter hangs around for two segments with Chad to talk about some of the great costumes he would wear for their former daily TV appearances. Plus, the guys talk about businesses that don't accept cash and Chad speaks with FOX 9 investigative reporter Tom Lyden about his decision to leave the station for personal reasons.
FOX 9 investigative reporter Tom Lyden joins Chad in studio to open up about the personal reasons behind why he's choosing to leave FOX 9 and move to California. Plus, Tom shares some of the highlights of his 30 years at FOX 9 and a moment or two he wishes he could have back.
Matthew Coller of Purple Insider joins after the Vikings fall to 0-2 with talk about a ridiculous number of turnovers, a non-existent running game, and some of the other issues that have led to a poor start for the Purple.
Sheletta Brundidge kicks off the hour in studio with a recap of a great trip to DC advocating for small businesses. Plus, Chad speaks about the fentanyl crisis in America and a shocking amount of fentanyl that's been recovered this year just in Hennepin County.
Chad talks about the startling and immense amount of fentanyl recovered in Hennepin County through just the first half of this year and what America needs to do to tackle the issue while still allowing migrants to cross the border.
It's a Feisty Friday and Sheletta Brundidge joins to talk about a whirlwind trip to Washington DC and why even she couldn't keep up with her travel partner, Minneapolis Chamber President Jonathan Weinhagen.
Major Garrett of CBS News makes his regular Friday visit with Chad to talk about some huge issues happening now in politics. We talked about Hunter Biden's indictment, the impeachment inquiry, an impending government shutdown and more.
Dr. Michael Osterholm joins at the top of the hour to talk about the COVID variants spreading around the country, the severity of illness they are causing, and what to expect with the new vaccine. Later, Chad tells the story of losing his wallet earlier today and we hear from listeners about the most valuable things they've lost.
Dr. Michael Osterholm tells that that while COVID cases are rising around the country, the new variants aren't causing as severe illness as previous strains. We also learn more about the new vaccines and their effectiveness against new variants.
Jason DeRusha makes his weekly visit to the show to talk about donning an apple costume outside of a metro area grocery store yesterday. Plus, Chad and Jason discuss the announced indictments against Hunter Biden on gun charges.