1 year ago | Farewell
In the late 1980s, before his days at the New York Times, David Carr was a young journalist in Minneapolis struggling with a serious drug addiction. At some point, Carr went so far off the edge that many of this best friends feared it was only a m...
1 year ago | Art
A biopic based on recently deceased journalist David Carr's 2008 memoir The Night of the Gun could be on its way. At this point, it's far from a sure thing. But following the New York Times columnist's February 12 death, the project has some Holly...
1 year ago | Media
In the early 1980s, decades before David Carr became David Carr — the New York Times' authority on all things media, brash star of the documentary Page One, author of the drug-fueled memoir The Night of the Gun — he was an ambitious jo...
2 years ago | Politics
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has signed another bill designed to speed the at-times painstakingly slow process of moving severely mentally ill people out of jail and into the proper care. Authored by Sen. Julianne Ortman (R-Chanhassen) and Rep. Debr...
2 years ago | Longform
SITTING ON A PARK BENCH in the affluent ocean town of Huntington Beach, just a few miles from where he grew up, Chris Kluwe appears in his element this sunny afternoon — probably more so than he ever could be in wintry Minnesota. His long ha...
2 years ago | Sports
In fall 2012, leading up to Minnesota's vote on a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage, I spent about a month tailing Chris Kluwe for a City Pages cover story -- the Vikings punter who became an unlikely celebrity for the Vote No campaign....