53 episodes

Emmy winning comedian, Charlie Berens interviews musicians, artists, comedians, creators, and more to talk about their story and connections to the midwest.

The CripesCast Podcast CripesCast by Charlie Berens

    • Comedy
    • 4.9 • 1K Ratings

Emmy winning comedian, Charlie Berens interviews musicians, artists, comedians, creators, and more to talk about their story and connections to the midwest.

    Episode 52 - Grace Weber

    Episode 52 - Grace Weber

    Grammy-winning singer and Wauwatosa native Grace Weber joins the Cripescast this week to talk about her journey in the music industry. She and Charlie discuss the release of her debut album “A Beautiful Space”, her creative process, and the proper way to grill brats.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode 51 - Scott Laeser

    Episode 51 - Scott Laeser

    Scott Laeser, farmer and Water Program Director for Clean Wisconsin, joins Charlie on the Cripescast this week to discuss some of the top water issues facing Wisconsin. They dive deep into many topics surrounding the agriculture industry and offer up some potential solutions for improving Wisconsin’s water.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Episode 50 - Yia Vang

    Episode 50 - Yia Vang

    Chef Yia Vang, co-owner of Twin Cities restaurants Union Hmong Kitchen and Vinai, joins Charlie this week on the Cripescast. Yia talks about his love for the Midwest, his family’s journey to America, and how food can help share their story.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Episode 49 - Leanne Morgan

    Episode 49 - Leanne Morgan

    This week, Charlie is joined by stand-up comedian Leanne Morgan. She talks about the South, her family, finding her truth in comedy, and getting her start selling jewelry at parties. Leanne and Charlie also compare the way we talk in the North vs. the South.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Episode 48 - Charlie Berens

    Episode 48 - Charlie Berens

    It’s an off week for the Cripescast but that didn’t stop Charlie from talking. We’ve got updates on all things Cripescast, Manitowoc Minute, Charlie’s stand up tour, and his recent trip to Alaska.

    • 20 min
    Episode 47 - Preston Cole

    Episode 47 - Preston Cole

    Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Preston Cole, joins Charlie on the Cripescast this week. They discuss PFAS in Wisconsin water, transparency, working with the dairy industry, and the importance of diversity and inclusion in the Wisconsin outdoors.


     


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Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
1K Ratings

1K Ratings

maggieleah ,

Outsider

So enjoying the podcast, from Texas!
I come by “golly” and “geez Louise” naturally, but am less sure about cheese curds. So you’re broadening my horizons! Always looking out for deer. Thanks!!! Maggie

omsjames124 ,

Vang interview

Charlie this is for your last guest Mr. Vang thank you for sharing your personal stories it’s amazing how many Americans don’t know what happened during the Vietnam war and I was one of them since I’m about your age. Charlie you’re doing wonderful things with this podcast keep it up.

Polish Girl in AZ ,

Sound journalism

Charlie…I’m a northern WI girl living in AZ desert for last 15 years. Thank you for reminder why I love my beloved home state, flowing of warm cheese and cold beer. I love your comedy sketches… backing boat brought back childhood memories. Mostly importantly, your podcast is an unbelievable space of learning. You do your research on your guests!!! Your conversations on indigenous and Hmong cultures were amazing. Please keep presenting these conversations on your show. …

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