A definitive cultural relic that beautifully captures the '90s zeitgeist is the opening scene of high school black comedy Jawbreaker, scored by Veruca Salt's "Volcano Girls." During that time, the Chicago-based band became a foundational part of the post-grunge alternative rock scene, developing int ... More >>
The world's greatest Arctic explorer unveils his greatest challenge yet
Hypnotic groove psychedelic rock trio Mother of Fire are known for creating intensely haunting, loud, mesmerizing shows in unique environments. In DIY spaces (their favorite) art galleries, punk squats, house shows, and even rock clubs, they transport listeners visually as well as sonically. Thei ... More >>
Arctic sea ice is at the second-lowest point ever measured.About 11,500 years ago, at the tail end of the Pleistocene era, the Earth began to warm up. The planet's climate has fluctuated since time immemorial. But this period of climate change came less like a stone warming in the sun, and more l ... More >>
Enzian44The mighty meterwurst.We have to admit--St. Paul is gaining an edge. On Tuesday chef Lenny Russo opens up Heartland's Farm Direct Market, where patrons can buy the restaurant's house-made charcuterie, jams, and jellies. It also will offer locally raised meats and poultry. But you'll have ... More >>
Meet the Minnesotans shaping our future
Missed seeing Why? in the Mainroom on Saturday night? Here's a chance to catch them in a much more intimate and introspective setting, jamming with Dosh tonight for an improv set in the Turf Club's Clown Lounge. With Fog's Mark Erickson and Andrew Broder recently joining Why? on tour, chances are ... More >>
Both shops offer delicious perspective on sweets
Just in time for the recession, let's take a look at all the wondrous ways to eat Spam
For once, this season's movies don't ask you to check your brains at the door
The story of true ice man Will Steger, from our Winter Guide
Your guide to the season's hottest films (and the other ones, too)
Of Montreal make good on paisley-tinted retro
Enjoy shows without ever leaving your house again
Government's civil liberties board only on paper, Henry Rollins reported to Aussie Nat'l Security for reading a book, Antarctic penguin cam, weinerwhistles, and more...
Come in from the cold with these six winter movies
With nothing in common but uncommonly good food, two far-flung wonders are revealed
From the garbage house to the club with P.O.S. and his Doomtree crew
Is It Possible--Mind You, Just Possible--That the Mysteries of the Pyramids, the Origin of UFOs, and the Evolutionary Riddle of the Yeti Will be Solved Out of a Basement in Lakeville?
Sailing to Antarctica, photographing the Sinai, and other adventures in being
Will "crossroads cuisine" reinvent both St. Louis Park and the Brazilian barbecue?
Mudvayne sip wine, contemplate nature, embrace the umlaut
Dr. Mildred Hanson is one of the few Minnesota physicians who hasn't been bullied out of performing abortions. At 77, she's more afraid of what will happen when she retires.
With divine performances and kooky cosmology, the second part of Angels in America descends on the Pillsbury House Theatre
Playwright Djola Branner blows the roof off dramatic conventions with The House that Crack Built
Grandaddy and Modest Mouse ride suburban alienation from the interstates to outer space
Revisiting the AIDS crisis with Angels in America; remembering Anne Frank as a universal optimist
Stories of polar exploration are filled with stoic heroism. But what's so courageous about icy shipwrecks, corpses, and dogmeat dinners?
The Living Dead of the Night
Being a collection of notes on the art and science of sleeplessness, with a helpful sidebar on the commercial attractions of the night.