2 days ago | Culture
CLEVELAND – Fearing an exodus of moderates as the national party lunges rightward, Minnesota Republicans announced a new slogan in hopes of keeping suburban moderates in the fold. “They’re coming to take our golf courses!” read a large banner unve...
3 days ago | How We Live
Minnesotans have become accustomed to the national media’s slobbering praise. We routinely finish atop quality of life lists, portrayed as this quaint outpost where people who talk funny inexplicably do so many things right. But in the past week, ...
19 days ago | Comment of the Day
Though widely regarded for our virtue, wisdom, and exceedingly good looks, it appears there's a chink the noble Twin Citians' armor of perfection: We wickedly suck at driving. That's the word from America's largest auto insurer, Allstate. It studi...
26 days ago | Politics
With modern history's two most unpopular candidates running for Ruler of the Free World, a dose of levity may be in order. Enter Sen. Al Franken, master of hijinks and author of such searing cinematic drama as The Coneheads and Stuart Saves ...
27 days ago | Guns
You will not notice me, the unassuming man with his wife having dinner in a booth. Only it won't be my wife. She ran away with Ron, my best friend until the aforementioned running away thing. I don’t want to talk about it. Playing the role of wife...
2 months ago | Sports
Forget what you hear from your buddy Ed, whose clouded judgment is evidenced by the Cordarrelle Patterson chest tattoo he got on Draft Night 2013. And forget what you hear from the pundits at ESPN, who must fill the off-season with so m...