Errol Morris tells us he’s tired of interviewing people
Adrian Peterson recently tweeted out his desire for the Vikings to bring Mike Vick on-board for its Quarterback-go-round.That's a controversial assertion, and AP seems to have realized it: The March 5 tweet has since been deleted from his stream, and we don't think it's because he mistyped "instantl ... More >>
President Obama's motorcade was met with cheering crowds as well as several notable protests as it cruised through downtown on the way to Bachelor Farmer for lunch this afternoon.A crowd of several hundred people lined the streets and waited in eager anticipation as police cordoned off the intersect ... More >>
Photo: Nick PintoSid Hartman is scheduled for disrobing this afternoon.Antediluvian sports-journalism relic Sid Hartman got his day in the sun this afternoon. The 90-year-old Star-Tribune columnist and WCCO reporter was recognized with the unveiling of a statue in his likeness at 4:30 p.m., shor ... More >>
Movie confirms the big WMD lie
Frank Theatre production focuses on both victims and perpetrators
Top Pentagon lawyer Alberto Mora risked his career arguing against Guantánamo abuses. Now he's an Obama man.
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With outrage to spare, a fierce Brian De Palma returns to the war zone. Take cover.
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Paul Haggis Directs a Flawed but Vital Film About the Emotional Toll of Iraq on a Military Family
Breaking Out of the Pack of Iraq War Docs, 'No End in Sight' Devastates.
Minnesota nurse Deanna Germain describes serving at Iraq's most notorious prison.
Even Larry Flynt looked cuddly at Durham's doc fest
The auteur-provocateur uses his basic instincts to craft a slick WWII thriller
This one goes to 11!
Giant pyramids discovered in the Ukraine, grad student pulled underwater by a turtle, Chinese body factories are booming, 8 Mile starring Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd, the ten grossest candies, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Two years and three months after publication of the pictures at Abu Ghraib, Junge gets around to calling for Rumsfeld's resignation--on the day her friend and ally Lieberman is called to account by Connecticut voters for his support for the war in Iraq.
Local physician and author Steve Miles examines the forensic record of U.S. abuses in Iraqi prisons
When it comes to fighting the Iraqi insurgency, U.S. forces are discovering that there is a lot of Number Two.
'Winter Soldier' comes home after 34 years
The Bush administration may have had no plan for dealing with natural disasters, but its efforts at using the media to contain criticism are unstinting as ever. This short dispatch from Reuters late yesterday: The Federal Emergency Management Agency said on Tuesday that it did not want news photogr ... More >>
(Okay, a few of the performers in the nation's biggest Fringe Festival aren't nude. but a lot of them are.)
In a press conference this morning, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld chastised journalists for allotting too much paper space to the abuses at Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo Bay: Two of the country?s largest newspapers, for example, have devoted more than 80 editorials combined since March of 2004 ... More >>
Doc-maker Barbara Kopple goes to war for 'Bearing Witness'
The Norman Conquest A feisty and more colorful brand of politics invaded the U.S. Senate chambers yesterday as British M.P. George Galloway sat before the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs subcommittee investigating the U.N. oil-for-food scandal, chaired by Norm Coleman. Coleman ... More >>
A report issued today by the House Foreign Affairs Committee finds that excessive force by U.S. troops has provoked antagonism and fueled insurgency in Iraq. The report also says that Iraq has replaced Afghanistan as a hotbed for terrorists. According to a recent Newsweek article, bin Laden sent tw ... More >>
Gore Vidal on war for oil, politics-free elections, and the late, great U.S. Constitution.
'The Jacket' draws a line in the sands of time
12 Rods, Jon Stewart, Howard Stern, Quentin Tarantino, Garrison Keillor, MF Doom, Lawrence Lessig, Randi Rhodes...
Last spring three soldiers from northern Minnesota's Carlton County died in Iraq in one month's time
McCain-Feingold was supposed to stop the flow of soft money. So what's with all the attack ads?