Comedian Charlie Berens writes best-selling book about surviving in the Midwest

By Karl Christenson | February 24, 2022

  • Charlie Berens (Courtesy of Charlie Berens)

Charlie Berens (Courtesy of Charlie Berens)

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Wisconsin comedian and host of the “Manitowoc Minute,” Charlie Berens is at it again; this time with his first book landing on the New York Times best-sellers list. WPR “BETA” host Doug Gordon recently caught up with Berens where he asked him about the difference between the “Manitowoc Minute” guy and the real Charlie Berens.

BONUS: To learn more about Charlie Berens, listen to Doug Gordon’s full conversation with him on WPR’s “BETA.” There you’ll hear about “Midwest Nice”, the basics of tailgaiting, and the moment Berens realized his comedy may have hit a nerve with Midwesterners.

Karl Christenson

Karl Christenson

Karl Christenson is a producer at Wisconsin Public Radio. He enjoys taking his family on cross-country holiday road trips to theme parks and eating bologna sandwiches and parking in the last spot so he can get out of there first.
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