On the eve of Sandman: Overture, the writer talks about his life and his work
Shouting fire in a crowded theater is a crime. So if there really is rioting in Madison tonight, might the editors of The Onion find themselves in legal trouble?THE BACKSTORY: The Onion discontinues print publication in Madison, its original marketProbably not. But still.
Since we don't have to run air conditioners for the vast majority of the year, you might think living in Minneapolis (America's coldest major metro) is less energy-demanding, in terms of heating and cooling, than living in Miami (American's warmest metro).SEE ALSO: Climate change could make Mpls the ... More >>
Back in May, Walk Score, the website that assigns walkability grades to addresses across the country, branched out into Bike Score. For that first phase, Bike Score looked at just ten cities and rated them between 0 and 100. Minneapolis topped the list with a 79, nine points higher than runner-up Po ... More >>
See Also:Sleeping in the Aviary on Maroon 5 and Googly GuyIt's been a big year for Sleeping in the Aviary. The Minneapolis band released their fourth album, You and Me, Ghost, which landed on City Pages' Best of 2011 albums, toured constantly, and are back to writing for a new record. In the meantim ... More >>
Related:Brother Ali arrested at Occupy Homes protest [VIDEO]After setting off the Entry back in May, rallying in Wisconsin, giving us a soulful, somber taste of his new record, and recently getting arrested to help bring attention to the foreclosure problem here in Minnesota, Brother Ali is finally ... More >>
As the Doomtree crew are all getting psyched for their sprawling 2-month-long U.S. tour which starts tomorrow night, they dropped a lighthearted, no-frills video for "Bangarang," one of the most rousing tracks on their recent No Kings album. The clip features all the members of the Doomtree colle ... More >>
The Advocate ranks Salt Lake City as 2012's gayest.Last year, The Advocate got us all hot and bothered by heralding Minneapolis the Gayest City in America.We've apparently straightened up our act a little bit in the last year, as The Advocate's 2012 rankings has the Twin Cities slipping all the w ... More >>
In a league of gentleman all his own, Chris Bathgate stands as a one man band (sort of). Ann Arbor hasn't been very submissive when it comes to matters of releasing its wonderful musical prowess to the rest of the world. Maybe that's why Bathgate has long since been one of Michigan's best ke ... More >>
Photos by Tony NelsonBob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band May 12, 2011 Xcel Energy Center "Today's music ain't got the same soul." Not a song I really need to hear for the ten-thousandth time, or for the thousand more times I'm likely to hear it in my lifetime, but I'll be damned if this lyr ... More >>
A pioneer in gourmet potato chips!Coming across a bag of Rachel's potato chips last weekend was like finding an old friend: Naming biases aside, I think the chips--one of the first "gourmet" potato chip brands--are a great product. Though somehow I couldn't remember the last time I'd had a ba ... More >>
The tour is another step forward for the up-and-coming locals.
Rock and roll's Man In White gets classy with 8 tracks of solo, improvised piano.
His new record, Us, will hit stores September 22.
Prince signs on for Tonight Show residency, interview with Invincible, Mayda profiled & next week's best new releases.
He's talented, he's pretty, and he'll for sure make you wish you were wearing Capezios on the dance floor.
Oh, you haven't heard? The smarmy arena rocker is probably the best (and weirdest) pop artist of the last 15 years.
Dear Dara takes on the salty, savory, occasionally even burning issue of olive bars in our time
Meet the Handsome Family: The story of the band that forgot time
A coalition of independent record stores hangs on for dear life
Multimedia artist Jay Heikes's trip from rocker manqué to the Whitney Biennial
Picked to Click Voters spew forth their most vehement opinions about the local music scene
A hardy band of travelers light out for the big easy
The Destijl/Freedom From Festival of Music proves there's a world going on underground
Heads and Bodies take off their clothes, shower in beer, and shake what punk rock gave them
Wolf Eyes: The brutal cacophony of lunatic noisemakers
After a 19-year hiatus, punk legends Mission of Burma reach for their revolver again
Booksellers make lousy money--and book chains want to keep it that way
Only Our Grandchildren Will Know.
Tom Schroeder's animated "Bike Ride" pedals toward heartbreak--and back again
Author Jonis Agee imagines the unvanquishable human wrecks whose lives revolve around the NASCAR circuit
Surviving the book wars and outfoxing the wolves with the Hungry Mind's David Unowsky
Having endured a slew of injuries and a school-record seven straight losses, Doug Woog's Gopher hockey team still seems primed for a patented stretch run toward the NCAA Tournament.