Brown on the Air: ANGER!

This week’s edition of “Between You and Me” on 91.7 KAXE explores the topic of anger. Excuse me, ANGER!! $%&$&#&%@!!!! My weekly contribution tackles the anger trend in American culture and the anger trend among our preschool children. The differences between the two are slight. I also discuss how anger is a source of Midwestern shame and must be buried deep down inside ourselves like a cancer. Often it is literally a cancer! All of this is very funny, I promise.

“Between You and Me” airs from 10 a.m. to noon on 91.7 FM in northern Minnesota or streaming live all over the world at The show explores a new topic every week but is really just an elaborate excuse to invite the people of the region and their sympathizers onto the radio for a couple hours. Host Heidi Holtan leads a team of regular contributors, including Michael Goldberg, Steve Downing and me. The show and my essays are archived and syndicated through


  1. Wow, that’s some vintage stuff. I wonder if the newspaper got them to pose for the picture or if it was actually taken during conversation? I like how the principal threw two kids out for having long hair, and was in the military for most of his life.

    It would have fit more in the 1950’s or 1960’s, but the 70’s, about a generation late…

  2. (I think you posted under the wrong item; it’s easy to do with the new template).

    Yes, this thing was a trip. I’ve gotten several emails and updates on this and might do a follow-up. This story is quite literary.

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