Ben, Dana and Giselle's replay: 11/17/16

Ben, Dana and Giselle create the ultimate pet and talk irresistible ear-worms.
Author:
Updated:
Original:

Good morning! Dana walked us through the legal system this morning in case you were wondering. We are one week away from Thanksgiving and that means food. Countdown is on people!

6:15 Ditching social media

People are getting off social media more and more these days, and celebrities like Justin Bieber and Kendall Jenner are joining the movement. Now that everyone is off social media, there is more time to play the Nintendo Classic games like Ben and Dana have been addicted to for the last week, and we have a little inside scoop about how to get your hands on one. We might just bring some holiday joy to a lucky listener.

6:30 Songs that just get stuck in your head

It's Friday, Friday, gotta get down on Friday. Just kidding it's Thursday and we're talking about every song ever that gets stuck in your head for unknown reasons, and you can't help but to dance and sing in your place. Whenever Ben lets his dog out he finds himself singing "Who Let the Dogs Out." Woof Woof! We don't know how it got there or where it came from, but Dana finds himself humming along to the Power Rangers theme song. Maybe it's a commercial, maybe it's Katy Perry song, whatever it is, we are all feeling the struggle with you.

6:50 The Trend

Manslaughter charges for the police officer in the Philando Castile shooting came out yesterday, and it's the first time in Minnesota history that these kind of charges have been handed out. Celebrate Give to the Max Day with your fellow Minnesotans to get into the holiday mood. Finally in "just annoying" news, United Airlines will be charging you to store your carry-on luggage on a plane. As if 2016 couldn't get worse, we now have to deal with this.

7:15 Ask A Cop

Officer Schmidt is hanging out in studio answering your cop questions. Giselle thought she might have been followed to work (scary!) and wanted to find out what the best thing to do is. Go to a well lit area with a lot of people, if it continues call 911. We also asked (for the first time, surprisingly) what the punishment for grabbing a cop's gun is. Well, unsurprisingly, it's a felony charge for grabbing anything on a cop's belt, flashlight included.

7:30 $1000 Minute

Officer Schmidt hung out while we played $1000 Minute with Angie. She got stumped on a couple of questions but took home $55 for knowing the characters of The Office. Yay Angie!

8:15 Get To Know

Katie texted in wanting to know what two animals we want to fuse into our very own pet. Ben would have a Sasquatch-hawk mixture called a Squak! Giselle took her own spin on it, creating a dog-panda named Carlos, species name still unknown. Dana is creating a duck and tyrannosaurus rex to make the ultimate in pets: a duckasaurus rex. We heard from you about what kind of super-pet you would create!

8:30 Relationship Advice

Our friend Jordan emailed Ben, Dana and Giselle about the guest list for his upcoming wedding. His fiancé wants to invite her guy friends, some of whom may have seen her a naked. Jordan says absolutely not, but they are her friends and she's marrying Jordan, so why should he be so upset? We heard from you about what Jordan should do, and took some advice from the team about just what is the best for the big day.

9:50 Weekend Shenanigans

Head over to St. Paul's Rice Park this Saturday for the tree lighting and ice skating ribbon cutting ceremony that will stay lit all throughout the Winter Carnival.

Betty Danger's Country Club will be having hot chocolate and cider available for sleigh rides in the sky all winter long (or as much as Minnesotan's can handle).

Pig and Fiddle Holiday Arts and Craft Beer Festival for people who want to drink and shop.

Tim Horton's Grand Opening at Mall of America with free Timbits!

Rap Up

Don't forget the Daily Rap Up with Chaz Kangas (@chazraps) who freestyles a secret word and recaps everything we talked about previously in the show.

Follow @BDandG963, @BenHolsen963, @DanaWessel and @GiselleUgarte on Twitter. Like us on Facebook!

Next Up

Marijuana, cannabis

Minnesota legal marijuana bill headed for House vote for first time ever

The bill passed the House Ways and Means Committee on Friday.

Douglas Schroeder

Appeal to find 59-year-old man missing from Edina

Douglas Schroeder was last seen on Thursday.

Ambulance Hennepin Healthcare

Woman found fatally shot in downtown parking ramp

It happened on 9th Street South between LaSalle and Hennepin.

duluth police department

Woman critical after Duluth stabbing, man suffers broken leg

Police have released sparse details about the incident.

Screen Shot 2021-05-08 at 10.01.38 PM

Police: Man, 20, killed his older sister in Chanhassen

Police found the 25-year-old woman dead from gunshot wounds.

Kirill Kaprizov

Kaprizov's playmaking, Rask's OT winner on display against Ducks

The Wild superstar had a pair of assists in a 4-3 victory.

Tyler Duffey

Twins offense, bullpen continue to struggle against Tigers

The Tigers scored five runs in the seventh inning in a 7-3 defeat.

ambulance

Early Saturday crash leaves 2 kids, 1 adult dead in Maple Grove

The crash happened just before 7 a.m. Saturday.

State Patrol

State Patrol reports 2 fatal crashes on Friday in Minnesota

The first incident happened in Austin Township, and the second happened in Birch Lake Township.

motorcycle

Deaths on Minnesota roads in 2021 at highest level in more than a decade

There have been a total of eight motorcyclist fatalities on Minnesota roads this year.

Related

Ben, Dana and Giselle's replay: 2/1/17

Ben, Dana and Giselle debate the merits of SPAM and talk Valentine's Day plans.

Ben, Dana and Giselle's replay: 1/13/17

Ben, Dana and Giselle talk about their favorite restaurants in the Twin Cities.

Ben, Dana and Giselle's replay: 11/4/16

The Morning Show gang test whether Dana and Ben are truly Manly.

Ben, Dana and Giselle's replay: 10/27/16

Ben, Dana and Giselle share ghost stories and something even spookier: Ex stories!

Ben, Dana and Giselle's replay: 2/17/17

Ben, Dana and Giselle enjoy the warmer weather and welcome Bunny's in for Foodie Friday.

Ben, Dana and Giselle's replay: 12/20/16

Ben, Dana & Giselle talk holiday shopping do's and don'ts and give the manager of the MOA's new go-kart track a call.

Ben, Dana and Giselle's replay: 2/9/17

Ben, Dana and Giselle prepare to take the Polar Plunge and celebrate National Pizza Day.

Ben, Dana and Giselle's replay: 1/10/17

Ben, Dana and Giselle check in with Officer Cory and share spooky movies from childhood.