Matt Snyders

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  • 5 years ago | Longform

    "If there's an unequivocal opposite to growing up around guns," says Andrew Rothman, "it's being raised by New York Jews." He puts down his glass of water and wipes his dark goatee with a napkin. It would be quite the outlandish statement were he ...

  • 5 years ago | Mall of America

    Just in case actually visiting the thing isn't enough to whet your curiosity/appetite/desire to wander inside large cacophonous buildings, hear this: The Learning Channel is set to launch a reality series devoted our monument to consumerism."Mall ...

  • 5 years ago | Sports

    It's been a pretty good month for Twin Cities sports junkies. Not only are the Twins off to their best start since the first Bush administration, the Timberwolves are no longer embarrassing themselves inside the Target Center.Now some bad news.The...

  • 5 years ago | Crime

    Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now,  filed a lawsuit against city and state officials Wednesday, accusing police of wrongfully arresting her during the Republican National Convention two years ago.Goodman and two of her staffers were arrested...

  • 5 years ago | Media

    Let's start with a seemingly obvious question: What is a journalist? Twenty years ago, the answer would have been easy. Not so in an era when the gates are open to anyone with a camera to wield and an ax to grind. More to the point: Who gets to de...

  • 5 years ago | Crime

    Eli Tintor, minor league vagabond and ex-Twin, improved his .257 career batting average on Sunday morning, getting two hits in two at-bats after a burglar broke into his Duluth home.Tintor and a friend were watching a movie at about 3:30 a.m. when...