Pork Pond Gazette

Pork Pond Gazette

Welcome to Pork Pond, a little city on the outskirts of Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN. On this podcast we will explore some politics, some health and wellness topics such as COVID-19, some history and try to add some humor in as well.
We hope you enjoy your stay in Pork Pond and feel free to keep coming back.

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Stream of Consciousness

June 8, 2021

Mike goes solo on this episode to discuss some things that have been in the news and on his mind in…

Two State Solution

May 28, 2021

In this episode I speak with Adam Basciano who is the co-founder and National Director of IPF Atid …

Time to Travel

May 24, 2021

In this episode I speak with April Bielefeldt. April is the owner of Y our Photo Travel Guide, book…

Where's the Beef?

May 16, 2021

Join me and my guest Stephanie March, Senior Food and Dining Editor for Minneapolis St. Paul Magazi…

Pat and Mike Discuss a Path Forward

May 6, 2021

I started this episode as a statement and a question; "If we are stuck on arguing about taking gun…

The Methademic

April 28, 2021

In this episode I speak with my son, Richard Combs, about his experience with Meth. The issue is e…

Recent Blog Posts


So, it's cold here in Pork Pond.  How cold is it where you are?  

Patriot or Traitor?

Patriot.  Many of the people on the right are calling themselves that, lately.  Most of those that stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Janua…