In the fall of 2010, Rory Koch, a longtime employee of the Minnesota House of Representatives, ran for Ramsey County commissioner.Though he didn't win the election, Koch ended up receiving a respectable 25 percent of the vote. Little did Ramsey County residents know when they cast their ballots t ... More >>
As part of a scathing interview indicting his bandmates for "a lot of deception, disloyalty, and greed," Rilo Kiley guitarist Blake Sennett said that the once-popular indie band is now officially kaput. The band, whose frontwoman Jenny Lewis has gone on to a successful solo career and is cur ... More >>
Jesse's running for something new: The border.After a rant about Americans being a bunch of lemmings for supporting corrupt Republicans and Democrats, Jesse Ventura, already Minnesota's most famous Baja resident, told the ladies of "The View" he's so fed up he wants to go native.
Brett Favre doesn't look like much of a dancer.There has been rampant speculating all day long that just-retired Vikings Quarterback Brett Favre will be joining the cast of Dancing With the Stars.AOL is the latest to hop on the Favre-on-DWTS bandwagon, writing, "Last week, 'DWTS' alum and fellow ... More >>
Photo by Ben ClarkRuby Isle at Voltage 2010When we first wrote about Ruby Isle's new Guns N' Roses cover album, Appetite for Destruction, and posted one of their mp3s back in November, we were musing over the possible legal ramifications of such a brazen appropriation of another band's work. "The ... More >>
photo courtesy Vogue JapanThis year's hottest--and grossest--foodie Halloween costume.This Halloween, the Hot Dish plans to shut off the porch light and keep all the candy to ourselves, because we're waaaay too scared of encountering one or more meat dress-clad Lady GaGa impersonators--and ha ... More >>
Screen shot via YouTubeMake-your-mind-up time?Last week, nursing his ankle back to health, Brett Favre said he really wanted another shot at beating the New Orleans Saints, even though he continues to hem and haw over whether he'll suit up for the Vikes and a 20th NFL season.
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The priority: Media exposureThe Washington Post reported recently on Rep. Michele Bachmann's preference for cocooning herself in the friendly confines of conservative media, where she doesn't have to answer uncomfortable questions about her frankly fact-challenged rhetoric and thin legislativ ... More >>
It's the world's largest music and movies superstore, and everything in it is free—and illegal. Every month, some five billion illegal downloads are passed around the internet, and the entertainment industry sues several hundred people. CP writer St