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Continued: C.J.: Louis Vuitton reportedly got a blast out of Minneapolis animated glass

  • Article by: C.J. , Star Tribune
  • Last update: February 20, 2013 - 11:28 PM

Yes, that’s what I wrote. Those who’ve downloaded already know what an entertaining and colorful time it was.

The Twin Cities radio legend asked me to come on his podcast. I went, sans security.

Barnard told a funny story about being invited to dinner at Sid Hartman’s lake place.

While there, Sid asked Barnard to answer the phone if it rang. It rang three times. Ted Williams called, George Steinbrenner called and Bobby Knight called.

Wow, Barnard thought, they really are Sid’s close personal friends.

Barnard is the subject of my Sunday Q&A. He brought it as always — and showed his softer side as well.


C.J. is at 612.332.TIPS or E-mailers, please state a subject, and “Hello” doesn’t count. Attachments are not opened, so don’t even try. For more of this attitude, tune into Fox 9 Thursday mornings.


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