Perfect Duluth Day’s Best Videos of 2009


Tim Kaiser on Make TV
Duluth’s own Tim Kaiser shows off his musical gizmos in this segment for PBS’ Make TV. Originally posted Jan. 8, 2009.



Chester Bowl Wipeouts
At the end of the ski season, Chester Creek floods the bottom of the ski hill at Chester Bowl. That doesn’t stop Duluthians. Originally posted Mar. 18, 2009.



Organic Drive Thru Rap
Harbor City International School students bust some phat rhymes. Originally posted April 6, 2009.



Black-eyed Snakes – “Rise Up!”
Animated by Brian Barber, this video for the Black-eyed Snakes song “Rise Up!” was created for the Homegrown Music Video Festival. Originally posted April 28, 2009.



Father Hennepin – “I Like it in Duluth”
Mike Scholtz put this video together using archival footage. Created for the Homegrown Music Video Festival, it features the Father Hennepin song “I Like it in Duluth.” Originally posted April 28, 2009.



The Alrights – “Happy Birthday Universe”
Christine Latvala created this video for the Alright’s song “Happy Birthday Universe” for the Homegrown Music Video Festival. Originally posted April 28, 2009.



Kiss Off
Directed by Mike Scholtz for the Minneapolis 48 Hour Film Project. Originally posted June 22, 2009.



Dink Tank McCounaghey Camp Out
This Renegade Comedy Theater video gets a thumbs up from Rainn Wilson, which counts for something. Originally posted July 9, 2009.


Sixty-five Superior Saloons
Here’s a video that is what it is. Originally posted July 20, 2009.


Sgt. Hamil’s Behind-the-back Strikeout Pitch
Shot by Brent Kynell, this strikeout pitch by Dave Hamil completely demoralized the opponent, leading Duluth’s Spot Sports Bar & Grill to a victory over Superior’s Palace Bar, clinching the league title. Originally posted Aug. 4, 2009.


Woman Who Has 37 Christmas Trees
Wow. Just … wow. Originally posted Sept. 1, 2009.



Clips from Cooking on the Car
Jason Wussow and Dan Dresser’s adventures in cooking on the exhaust manifold of a 1989 Toyota Camry were captured in several short movies in 2009. Full videos can be found on the Cooking on the Car website. Originally posted Nov. 27, 2009.