City Pages alumni watch: Star Tribune is thankful for Diablo Cody


We're a little late posting this--we blame the triptophan--but the Star Tribune saw fit to honor City Pages Academy Award winning alumna Diablo Cody in the paper's Thanksgiving editorial.

The Strib writes:

Screenwriter Cody, like the Coens, draws upon the character and culture of Minnesota in her work. Cody, whose hit screenplay for "Juno" won an Oscar for the onetime stripper and City Pages blogger, could herself be the subject of a screenplay someday -- for when was there a more perfect real life rags-to-riches story? We're thankful for her demonstration of the sweet and sentimental truth that anything is possible.

The local scene will resume hating on her in 5 .. 4 ... 3 ...