The feds see no evil as a belligerent strongman seeks control of America's food supply
The complex pop marvel that is Taylor Swift is heading back out on the road in 2013. Based upon her multiple car accidents during her recent interview time with Rolling Stone, let's just hope that she's not driving the bus. The 58-concert trek across the U.S. (and a little bit of Canada) in support ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Pawlenty's Wikipedia page on lockdown following Colbert Report segment [VIDEO]-- Tim Pawlenty: Obama is "All foam and no beer"-- Tim Pawlenty's vice presidential stock spikes on IntradeTim Pawlenty's website is... coming soon?Web browsers seeking the hottest T-Paw news from the official ... More >>
About two months after he exited the Republican presidential race, Pawlenty for President announced it had outstanding debts of about $454,000.Those debts are now paid off, thanks in large part to Pawlenty's sugar daddy and the presumptive 2012 GOP presidential nominee, Mitt Romney. USA Today report ... More >>
Being the tallest man in America isn't as fun as you might imagine.'If I were that tall,' you might be thinking, 'I'd surely make a fortune playing basketball.' But it's impossible to play basketball when your feet, clad with ill-fitting shoes, are unable to support 7'8" worth of girth.That's the ... More >>
If a shrill, conservative tree falls in the woods but everybody around is making too much noise to hear it, does it make a sound?Apparently, it does. And it sounds something like: "We are surrounded by those who benefit from socialism."Those were Michele Bachmann's words today in the midst of a c ... More >>
Patrick Costanzo pled guilty to stealing laundry detergent from a West St. Paul Wal-Mart, which might not sound so bad except that Costanzo allegedly snatched $25,000 worth of laundry detergent over the past 15 months. Yes, Costanzo allegedly stole $25,000 worth of laundry detergent from Wal-Mart. ... More >>
From top GOP contender to bottom of the barrel
Jeff Anderson and Megan Peterson spoke about Joseph Jeyapaul's offenses.Joseph Jeyapaul might never face trial for what he did to Megan Peterson, but the Crookston Diocese has made its own choice not to fight the case. Yesterday, Peterson's attorney Jeff Anderson announced a "groundbreaking" sett ... More >>
ABC NewsWha? Kool-Aid flavored doughnuts? Just when we were complaining about the lack of inventiveness in this year's list of new Minnesota State Fair foods, we hear about deep-fried Kool-Aid balls. Creative, yes. Tasty...eh, maybe? We were kind of hoping they'd be like a Chinese soup dum ... More >>
A certain kind of dream ticket.Minnesota's two favorite maybe-probably presidential candidates aren't exactly tearing out of the gate. A poll last week showed Tim Pawlenty and Michele Bachmann duking it out for last place among likely Republican presidential candidates. This week things are ev ... More >>
Bachmann bumps into Boehner.Forget that, as the libertarian magazine Reason recently put it, Michele Bachmann is a bit of loon. She's also facing an uphill battle for a House leadership position because she wears a skirt. Maybe this is what Republicans mean when they talk about traditional ... More >>
Film wins documentary prize at Sundance
The coveted Fifi "Jurassic Park" AwardKim Kardashian, Usher, and Halle Berry were all on hand June 10th for the 2010 Fifi Awards, smelling like French harlots in a flower shop. Why? Because the Fifis honor, of all things, celebrity fragrances.That's right, an entire awards show just to honor vani ... More >>
Sure, it looks like environmental Armageddon out there in the Gulf of Mexico, but best to keep on with drill baby, drill, Tim Pawlenty says in an interview with ABC News. "We need to have a review of what happened and why it happened and then take those lessons forward," Pawlenty said. "But ... More >>
When Lane Bryant accused Fox and ABC of refusing to play its lingerie commercial because it was a little too busty for their national audiences, plus-size model Ashley Graham's voluptuous bod became big news. Now you can see Graham in the flesh during her appearance at the Mall of America today ... More >>
Is D.C. finally ready to let us toke up?
Looking for a weight loss plan for 2010? Taco Bell wants you to consider its new "drive-thru" diet.
The whole cupcake craze was overhyped...until Sweets Bakeshop arrived.
While former Minn. Rep. Jim Ramstad had a good shot at the spot, President Obama passed.
Saving 'Studio 60' from going six feet under
The well-heeled villain of 'Project Runway' broke hearts, spirits
With 'Nanny 911,' Fox does its best to get under Mary Poppins's petticoat
We crowd-surfed with R.T. We bar hopped on light rail. And between some of our precious last sucks on a cigarette at the club, we scribbled it all down on a cocktail napkin.
Young yahoos find college Republicans too liberal
Fans of 'Buffy,' 'Dark Angel,' and 'Alias': We have a new ass-kicker
The Minneapolis police team up with Target to keep an electronic eye on the corporation's corner
'7 Blowjobs' and 'This Queer Life' talk about modern morality
A new cable movie revisits the radical romance of Dashiell Hammett and Lillian Hellman
What we talk about when we talk about sports
Other TV news personalities stay planted behind the desk. Then there's Robyne Robinson, who claims the whole Twin Cities for her stage.
The Strib's corporate parent says nothing but good things will happen when they sell the paper. Where have we heard this before?
Johnny Chung claims that when he went to Hillary Clinton's office seeking red-carpet treatment for some Beijing businessmen, the aide to whom he spoke told Chung that Hillary "had some debts with the DNC" for "White House Christmas parties," adding, "May