Unmanned aerial vehicles (otherwise known as UAVs or drones) have been some of the most controversial robotic entities of the 21st century, primarily because of their surveillance and killing capabilities. But recently, there's been a movement away from using drones solely as pseudo-war machines. Un ... More >>
In the midst of the damage and chaos left in Hurricane Sandy's wake, two native Minnesotans found an ingenious way of establishing a little bit of order: a wedding registry.Recent transplants to New York via Minneapolis, John Heggestuen and Alex Nordenson were looking for a way to volunteer their ti ... More >>
Right now our local big box chain looks like this: Its reds are vivid, its sky is blue. The only shadow in sight comes from its own logo. But Target's corporate higher-ups are worried, apparently, that the rise of online retailing -- specifically, Amazon -- could turn their empire into this:See also ... More >>
Bore of pure fiction.Michele Bachmann's new book has been on shelves for two weeks now, and that's apparently where it's staying. "Core of Conviction" is a 224-page memoir and political manifesto, filled with half-truths and 109 exclamation points. Bachmann's been on a book tour since its releas ... More >>
Photo: Jessica LussenhopOn the trail of the Zeeboid.Who is Pete Arnold, the guy who, along with his wife Alisha, launched the birthornot.com website and abortion poll? He's a right wing blogger who goes by the nickname Zeeboid. The name's on the license plate of the blue Neon parked in his Appl ... More >>
Hank Williams III, outlaw country artist and shit-talking Southern pride asshole of great esteem, has a new album coming out on May 25th, but for now you can check it out in entirety on Amazon.com. Just click here, and look to the right side of the page for the music-playing widget.From what we'v ... More >>
Download "Crush" off of their third full-length release.
Minnesota corporation mistakenly sells "Illegal Alien" costume
The most adorable Project Runway contestant will be promoting his new book.
Despite a flurry of April Fool's gags, Mischke still had time for some local music today.
Songs played on today's Mischke show, including the Brass Kings and the Open Bones.
A little something to remind us why Minnesota shouldn't be a national laughingstock.
The Traveling Wilburys of retro-funk and the single that got Jay-Z's attention.
Something old and something new-- in addition to announcing forthcoming album, the local pscyh-rockers make their 2008 album available for download.
Local songs spun on the Mischke broadcast today.
A special two-fer featuring a lost funk jam and a sandpapery post-punk cover thereof.
Deranged, degenerate garage-scuzz mayhem (Brendan Fraser and bad CGI not included).
A tribute to the late, great (and perfectly scuzzy) Lux Interior.
An experimental hip-hop duo that's not just for horn-rimmed white boys
Yesterday's used-book dealer was a far-flung librarian of Babel. Success on the Internet may make tomorrow's a desk-bound day trader.
While some business owners fight for their names in court, David Unowsky surrenders Hungry Mind the easy way
Surviving the book wars and outfoxing the wolves with the Hungry Mind's David Unowsky