Jessica Hopper is a freelance music writer whose work appears regularly with the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Reader, This American Life, and her iTunes podcast Hit It or Quit It. Though she is currently a Chicago resident, Hopper grew up in the Twin Cities and the local music scene played a h ... More >>
The issue of dirty pictures at the Minneapolis Public Library is indeed a federal case
For 26 years Hennepin County's head cataloger led the charge for libraries of, by, and for the people. When he took aim at a new target this spring, his boss fired back.
The Hennepin County library system just wanted good clean fun on its CD rack. What it got was a free-speech debate that won't quit.
The Fab Four--in one--of children's music