Earlier this week, Texas megachurch pastror Joel Osteen was the target of an elaborate internet hoax.SEE ALSO: BirthOrNot.com: Anatomy of an Internet Hoax Using the web address joelostenministies.com (note the small typo -- the site has since been taken down) somebody pretending to be Osteen publish ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Todd Akin's "legitimate rape" belief likely stems from University of Minnesota paper-- University of Minnesota graduate student defends controversial hamster sex drive studyA new study co-authored by Vlad Griskevicius, a psychology professor at the U of M's Carlson's School of Management ... More >>
Alessandro Goulart will compete for the heart of Emily Maynard on "The Bachelorette" this season, according to ABC. Goulart is a 30-year old from Uberlandia, Brazil, who currently lives in St. Paul, where he works as a grain merchant. In an interview with ABC, Goulart said he admires his mom most f ... More >>
As if people needed more reason to view her as a joke, Michele Bachmann was invited to participate in the next season of ABC's Dancing with the Stars. We were really, really excited about the prospect of regularly embedding video of Our Favorite Congresswoman's performances so that everyone could ... More >>
McDonald's has ended its relationship with Sparboe Farms over a hidden-camera investigation.McDonald's won't buy eggs from a Minnesota company anymore after a hidden-camera investigation discovered acts of cruelty to the animals. The company, Sparboe Farms, is based in Litchfield. ABC News i ... More >>
Tim Pawlenty pirated ABC Sports footage for this ad.Tim Pawlenty flagrantly violated ABC Sports' copyright in his new campaign video, attracting a cease-and-desist order that will likely remove it from the Iowa airwaves.Pawlenty violated the copyright of ABC Sports by using footage from the "Mira ... More >>
ABCJamie Oliver encourages kids to be friends with vegetablesIf one of your New Year's resolutions is to eat more vegetables, congratulations on making such an important decision. Your committment can improve your health and help you lose weight. Still, changing eating habits can be difficu ... More >>
Pawlenty appeared on "The Daily Show" last week.Tim Pawlenty spent a week-long media blitz in support of his new book and presidential ambitions, chatting up everyone from Jon Stewart to Bryan Fischer. But it's hard to get the attention of the Republican base when you're facing off against a ... More >>
What could possibly go wrong?Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, the pride of Waterloo, wants to be president. ABC News is out with a story today saying that she's soon going to huddle with GOP powerbrokers in the state of her birth about a potential White House run. Not that she or her staff ... More >>
It's a legislative move guaranteed to warm the hearts of teabaggers: Michele Bachmann is all set to vote in favor of repealing health care reform on Jan. 12. She said so on Twitter. That might mean that her first major legislative victory is to dismantle another major piece of legislation ... More >>
Bachmann vs. Stephanopoulos: No contest.Never letting the facts get in the way of a good soundbite, Michele Bachmann's been caught with her pants on fire by PolitiFact again. George Stephanopoulos, on "Good Morning America," asked her why it was okay for the wealthy to get tax breaks, but no ... More >>
Andrew Zimmern arrived in Minnesota in 1982 and headed to Hazelden to recover from a serious drug addiction. In subsequent years, the onetime chef became a food writer and host of the Travel Channel's Bizarre Foods. This week, he was profiled on ABC's Nightline and shared a few stories on the ... More >>
The 2010 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act funds a range of programs related to air transportation safety.
Unfortunately this man might have some other problems besides raw genitalia and some pissed off women on his case.
A married Wisconsin man who was also dating three women at the same time was busted by the ladies and subsequently tortured for his poor relationship skills.
The couple's NYC fun turned into disaster when ABC canceled their hotel room and flight for playing with their competitor.
As cultural commentators, we weep. As lecherous jerks, we applaud.
We thought the smiley-face killer conspiracy had long since disappeared after it blew up in the media almost a year ago. It's back!
Is this news WTF or OMFG? You decide.
The beloved psych-rock quartet hits the road in March with daring noise rocker Wavves.
The Minutemen guarding parts of the U.S.-Mexico border are seeking financial accountability from Alan Keyes, Steely Dan has a beef with Owen Wilson, an Oregon man sues Michael Jordan for being constantly mistaken for him, Chad Vader - day shift manager, all your snakes (on a plane) are belong to us, ... More >>
Londoners monitor their neighborhoods on television, the goverment is tracking news organizations's phone calls, a Mother's Day song from Mr. T, 20 things you didn't know about da Vinci, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Women like monkey sex, the NSA wants to license its internet surveillance technology, Ford Bell's MySpace page, storyboards from Corpse Bride, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
A couple in Duluth this week proposed renaming their street Wisteria Lane, based on the trifling but high-rated ABC show Desperate Housewives.
Sen. Norm Coleman has backed away from earlier accusations that Australian officials were involved in or sought to cover up suspected illicit payments to the regime of ex-Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein by AWB, the main exporter of food to Iraq in the 1990s.
CITY PAGES BLOGS Steve Monaco has your Monday Movie Quiz at Couch Pundit. THESE DAYS Peter Jennings, the Canadian-born ABC News broadcaster who delivered the news to Americans each night in five separate decades, died Sunday at age 67. The largest sports betting site on the Internet expanded Fri ... More >>
Why your soap opera should be more important than your day job
Who wants to spend her vacation replacing a corpse and dancing with a stiff?
Summer TV goes on a killing spree If you thought primetime TV couldn't get any worse, this summer's schedule of last-ditch-effort reality shows might be what brings you to an early grave. Tonight, ABC premieres Dancing with the Stars, where couples composed of one D-list "celeb" compete in ballroom ... More >>
Local media lemmings fall for April 1 gag
What would it take to get guys to watch 'The Swan'?
Whopping margins oppose Congressional actions, favor removal of feeding tube This morning ABC News released a poll concerning the Terri Schiavo case. Some of the findings: 63 percent of respondents favor removal of the feeding tube; 70 percent say it's inappropriate for Congress to involve itself i ... More >>
What's behind the governor's latest spouting and pouting about the media?
Temptation Island and The Mole: Seven deadly sins of highly effective networks
In two new TV game shows, the search for wannabe millionaires reaches the history egghead and the sports nut
With its catchy plotlines and complex characters, David E. Kelley's legal drama courts success
Zoning Out: New Zone 105 recruit Brian Oake.
Industry insiders are predicting yet another local radio shakeup is in the works. If they're right, The Edge, the Twin Cities' alternative-format station, will disappear from local airwaves tomorrow.
It doesn't really matter whether he overtakes KQ and Tom Barnard. Either way, Howard Stern wins. And local radio loses.