Raghav Mehta

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  • 11 days ago | Lists

    It's easy to mock the Foo Fighters. The band, fronted by the self-appointed rock 'n' roll ambassador David Grohl, are both celebrated and maligned for their reliably earnest arena-sized records that have become increasingly commercial over the yea...

  • 26 days ago | How We Live

    On Tuesday, highly revered British newspaper the Guardian published an article titled "The insider's cultural guide to Minneapolis," a sort of boilerplate "Best Of" for the culturally curious outsider. And good for them, too. Mazel tov! Minneapoli...

  • 1 month ago | Advice

    There are music writers, then there is everyone else. In a world plagued with suffering, sociopathic dentists, and more suffering, music critics are the last of a dying breed. They’re the answer to the question nobody bothered to ask. But what’s i...

  • 2 months ago | Essays

    The summer before my freshman year of high school I had become the definitive emo kid. I was a skittish, perpetually disgruntled 15-year-old shy guy with far too many feelings and far too few defense mechanisms to conquer them with. My hair was st...

  • 2 months ago | Comedy

    "He was just such an intimidating figure then," recalls Minneapolis-based standup comic Tommy Ryman, speaking in regards to an early gig opening for comedy’s current commander-in-chief, Louis CK. "He was in the green room working on his computer, ...


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