The Minnesota Skinny
About This Show
Well-had conversations about beer, food, sports, dogs, crime, food sports, food crimes, dog food, and sports crimes. We extract useful information, but we also do stupid stuff. It'll be the best 45ish minutes you never get back all week!
Most Recent Episode
Episode 35: Pro Cosplayer Mogchelle, Minneapolis' HeadFlyer Brewing
5 days ago
Pro cosplayer Mogchelle told me about her costume laboratory, from the two 3-D printers on top of her bedroom drawer to the machine she made out of a Shop-Vac and pancake griddles.
She looked back on how her love of video games brought on a costume business that’s racked up awards internationally and helps out charities wherever she visits. She explained how 3-D printing works, and recalled the last time she wore a costume out in public without an event. (3:10)
HeadFlyer brewing just opened up shop in Northeast Minneapolis. I met up with co-founder Neil Miller and … well, we spent most of the time talking about astronomy. Have you ever heard of Tycho Brahe? Tycho Brahe is Neil Miller’s favorite astronomer, and I think he’s mine, too after hearing about him.
We also talked about what it means to be a HeadFlyer, what it means to take risks, his awe-inspiring home in the Miller Textile Building … and beer came up a little (16:48).
I looked back on the first weekend on St. Paul Saints baseball and explained how it right at CHS Field (Intro). I pondered the Minnesota Twins' first one-fourth of the season, and what happened the first time I parked at HeadFlyer (16:47).