There's a good reason Bradlee Dean's large Annandale headquarters was put up for rent earlier this month -- he apparently no longer has a ministry to fill it with.According to a source close to the situation, Dean's "You Can Run But You Cannot Hide International" staffers have all walked out on him. ... More >>
Tom Burford sees military intervention in Syria as an extension of the religious warfare that the United States has been fighting in the Middle East for the last 10 years.SEE ALSO: Bradlee Dean's big ass Annandale headquarters is for rentHe edits the the weekly Bagley Farmers Independent and, earlie ... More >>
If there's any fire underneath this smoke, then, frankly, goodbye and good riddance.SEE ALSO: Jake Dagel, former Bradlee Dean employee, discusses working for his "cultic sham ministry" The Bluestem Prairie blog reports that the entirety of Bradlee Dean's ginormous Annandale headquarters is for rent. ... More >>
Bradlee Dean came to south Minneapolis last week to pick up some steak sauce with his wife and they were shocked by what they saw. "My wife looked around at this particular area where these foreigners live, and these are people that are trying to implement their foreign law into America," Dean told ... More >>
New York Times on Bradlee DeanThe New York Times has finally picked up the Bradlee Dean trail. This weekend, the Times published a story on Dean's relationship to presidential candidate Michele Bachmann. They even sprung to send reporter Serge F. Kolvaleski all the way out to Annandale to ge ... More >>
Photo by Nick Pinto, Village Voice.Sporting a Minnesota Twins t-shirt, Smith and his lawyer announced the lawsuit in New York this morning.Controversial pastor Bradley Dean Smith announced this morning that, in addition to MSNBC host Rachel Maddow, he is also suing Minnesota Independent writer An ... More >>
Bradlee Dean on Kurt Zellers: "He's a liar. He straight up lied."In late May, pastor Bradley Dean Smith, the subject of this week's feature, launched himself into the public eye by delivering a controversial prayer on the floor of the Minnesota Legislature. Smith, better known as Bradlee Dean, ... More >>
City Pages sits down with Smith to talk about how his ministry came to be.Since starting his evangelical, punk-rock ministry more than 10 years ago, Bradley Dean Smith has been the subject of much public scrutiny. For years, he's been accused of blurring the lines between church and state by tou ... More >>
Courtesy Karl Bremer.Bremer has chronicled Bachmann and Dean on his blog, A Ripple In Stillwater.For more than 10 years, blogger Karl Bremer has been doggedly chronicling the misadventures of Minnesota's craziest politician, Michele Bachmann. Now that Bachmann's presidential candidacy has earned ... More >>
How a tracksuit-wearing homophobe became the MN GOP's favorite preacher
Tittsworth talks to Gimme Noise before his first-ever visit to Minneapolis tonight.
W in his own words
The Broadway musical Jesse Ventura never wanted you to hear
Painting for museums and parking ramps alike, artist Ta-coumba Aiken treats the city as his canvas
Four years ago Lee's Liquor Lounge was just another dying neighborhood bar. Then this guy Nate calls the owner, Louie, and the place turns into--well, no one is quite sure what. But there's nowhere else like it.