The Daily Show creator returns home to Minnesota
Image via FacebookA serious constitutionalist, or "the knee-jerk liberal everyone thought he would be?"Al Franken's doodling and dozing at Elena Kagan's Supreme Court confirmation hearings last week created some web buzz and the usual criticisms of Senator Smalley. But when it came time for F ... More >>
Funny women in comedy, writing, and filmmaking are invited to be judged by other funny and talented women.
The "Kennedy seat" in the senate goes to a Republican, health care reform dies, and now this. It's a bad week for liberals.
The Twin Cities-based indie comedy label drops four new discs in early '09 -- with a fifth on the way.
Lizz Winstead, Minnesota native and co-creator of The Daily Show, said she would blow guys to make rent and is even considering reality TV. Now that's desperation.
Oh, and he thinks Rachel Maddow could be the next Air America senator. We can barely wait.
Perhaps his most risky joke was retelling a line from Chris Rock, when he says, "And George W. Bus ... More >>
Melanie Sloan, the group's executive director, spoke to City Pages to clarify their report and res ... More >>
The Twin Cities-based laugh factory offers smart hope in dumb times
Neighbors of aspiring senator Al Franken say his workout routine is not ready for primetime
Air America Minnesota struggles to get off the ground
'Old Joy' finds hope within a dying tradition
Ember Reichgott Junge: When does a compromiser become compromised?
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.
Can Al Franken become a U.S. Senator just by being Al Franken?
Eleven things we're looking forward to that aren't the spring thaw
Regular listeners to Air America Minnesota (AM 950) may have wondered these past few days if morning-show host and Star Tribune columnist Nick Coleman is taking a President Bush-sized vacation. It has now become clear, however, that Coleman's recent parental leave has become permanent. The program s ... More >>
Via Norwegianity, Flash at Centrisity has discovered Nick Coleman's parental leave from the local Air America affiliate AM950 might be permanent. Air America Minnesota's website shows Wendy Wilde taking over a three-hour time slot in the mornings, with that show's highlights edited for an hour-long ... More >>
Pat O'Brien: So fuckin' hot Air America's Randi Rhodes has apologized "a thousand times" for the opening of her April 25th broadcast-- an anti-Bush bit that ended with gunshots and the geezerly curse, "Take that, ya little bastard!"-- and says she had nothing to do with it. (The network, addres ... More >>
Even the dinks at Air America radio agree that Sean Connery was the best James Bond ever. At 75, however, Sir Sean's days of shaking, if not stirring, as 007 would seem to be over long ago. (His last appearance as Bond was in 1983.) But in the new video game from Electronic Arts, Connery will pro ... More >>
12 Rods, Jon Stewart, Howard Stern, Quentin Tarantino, Garrison Keillor, MF Doom, Lawrence Lessig, Randi Rhodes...
Will Mary Kiffmeyer leave Minnesota's election system looking worse than a hanging chad?