Jacquie Fuller

Jacquie Fuller

Host, The Current; and On-Air Fundraising Manager
Minnesota Public Radio

Jacquie Fuller is host of "Teenage Kicks," the Saturday morning retro specialty show heard on 89.3 The Current. She is also On-Air Fundraising Manager for Minnesota Public Radio. She has a B.A. in art history from Texas State University and an M.F.A. in fiction from New Mexico State University, where she cut her teeth as a DJ at the student-run station, KRUX-FM. She is a published poet and fiction writer, co-founder of Prairie Fire Lady Choir, and a mother.

Jacquie Fuller Feature Archive

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With Record Store Day happening on Saturday, April 19, 'Teenage Kicks' Host Jacquie Fuller is building a playlist around the first full-length purchases by MPR staff. What was your first album purchase? (04/19/2014)
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The latest in our series of musical reminiscences comes from Michael McKinney of St. Paul, Minn., who remembers being introduced to Jane's Addiction by a co-worker. (02/08/2014)
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The next in our series of musical reminiscences comes from LIsa Heyman of St. Paul, Minn., whose story includes a funny mondegreen related to a track by the Police. (02/01/2014)
The latest in our series of musical reminiscences comes from Amy Glaser of Hudson, Wis., who thinks of a dear friend whenever she hears this track by R.E.M. (01/23/2014)
The latest in our series of musical reminiscences comes from Dan Sampson of Hopkins, Minn., who thinks back to the punk-rock scene in Green Bay, Wis. (01/18/2014)
In the latest entry in our series of musical reminiscences, Sara Turman of St. Louis Park, Minn., shares a memory of Nirvana's song "Smells Like Teen Spirit". (01/11/2014)
In the latest entry in our series of musical reminiscences, Ted Griner of South Saint Paul, Minn., shares a good memory of U2's song "Bad". (01/04/2014)
The fourth in a series of musical reminiscences, Sara Hauber of Chicago shares a memory of being transfixed by a track by the 'Mats. (12/14/2013)
The third in a series of musical reminiscences, Brian Stewart of Red Wing, Minn., shares a vivid recollection of the dramatic tension that builds between two classic songs by The Cars. (12/07/2013)
Saturday morning and Teenage Kicks host Jacquie Fuller sums up 2013 in music in three words: estrogen, nostalgia and mania. (12/03/2013)
Each week, I get at least one great email from a Teenage Kicks listener about a memory that's associated with a particular song. I want to start sharing those memories on air, so this week on Teenage Kicks, I'm launching what I hope will be a regular feature: Music Memory. We'll make the most of freedom by looking at Jake Mohan's memory of "Everybody Wants to Rule the World." (11/16/2013)
Arcade Fire's new album <i>Reflektor</i> is a 75-minute, two-disc hot mess. And it's a whole lot of fun. (11/04/2013)
A minor edit turns into an extended remix. (11/02/2013)
What songs have lyrics so beautiful you'd call them poetry? Teenage Kicks on April 6, 2013 is exploring the poetry of modern rock in honor of National Poetry Month. (04/05/2013)
Beck's 2012 album was only released as sheet music, but The Current rounded up a collective of local musicians to record it to tape. Tune-in Wednesday, March 6 at 9 p.m. to hear it all. (03/05/2013)