Breakfast of Champions 5/16: Top stories


Matt Snyders brings you the story of a man allegedly recruited by the FBI to keep tabs on RNC protect groups. My favorite part: they wanted him to show up at vegan potlucks. Hail seitan.

When, inevitably, someone starts an online petition for my ouster, I promise to do as Katherine Kertsen did and link to it.

You should have gone to see City on the Make at the Varsity last night. Andrea Myers did, so she's got a full report if you missed it. If you did, there's still time to catch Busdriver, El-P and Dizzee Rascal at the Triple Rock tonight. For more pure review satisfaction, try Ward Rubrecht's recap of Flight of the Conchords.

Augusten Burroughs has led a variety of different lives, much of them trying. He speaks to Ben Palosaari about his latest book.

A reference to Neville Chamberlain and the Princess Bride in the same post: I live for this.

The Miami Vice Grip is a great name. Apparently it's a pretty great drink, too, says Jessica Armbruster.

Do video games do as much innovation -- real innovation -- as they should? Jonathan McNamara looks for examples.

Judd Spicer offers his recommendations for Twin Cities sportswriting voices in all forms of media.

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