5. Taylor Swift comes to Minneapolis
The little blonde elf comes to North Country and has an hour-plus on stage without any annoying rappers to interrupt her. It's a good night when you can deliver a performance on any stage across the world and not get bombarded by a dude in shutter shades.
Is this not one of the weirdest headlines you've ever read? "When we see children wandering around in public alone, we can't help but think they would be a great squirrel-chasing partner," blogger Emily Kaiser wrote. Many readers commented on this piece that the guy should definitely be put away (he faces 7 years), in which case it wouldn't be the squirrels that would be hunted down.
We've heard rumors about this place, and their tagline is that you have to sign a waiver to enter, which pretty much sold us on its creepiness. But we weren't sure about actually going to the thing-- we wanted pictures first because we're pansies (see following acronym). Here's what the Soap Factory sent us. NSFP!
A nurse is accused of kissing and fondling a dementia patient. Can't you just let these people be old in peace?
Of course, Zombies. The coolest thing on the planet to pretty much everyone under the age of 25 in this city. Normal people go buy beer or liquor on a Friday night in autumn -- we buy bottles of corn syrup and red food coloring, and if you don't like it you better protect ya' brains.