The City Pages Best Sports Podcast 2014 has been booted off iTunes, for now at least.That's because Aaron Gleeman and John Bonnes had the audacity to use the words "Minnesota Twins" in the iTunes description of their Gleeman and the Geek podcast. That prompted a copyright complaint from the MLB, whi ... More >>
Forget pick-pocketing. The street crime of today is "apple picking" -- thefts that target smartphones like Apple's iPhone.It hit at the University of Minnesota campus, which has seen a high-profile wave of violent robberies targeting students' phones and laptops. And last week, it hit at the Mall of ... More >>
Taking the stage at First Avenue this Friday will be Twin Cities hip-hop favorites Astronautalis and Sims of Doomtree performing a special collaborative set. Backed by a brand new hand-picked band, the two are set to give even longtime fans a brand new live experience. Gimme Noise spoke to Sims abou ... More >>
At first read, the name "Asteroids Galaxy Tour" is a little misleading. This is not the name of a tour, but a band, and as the name suggests, their sound is pretty out of this world. Though the name sounds a little unfamiliar, singer Mette Lindberg's vocals are not. The Danish pop group has been fea ... More >>
Related:Lollapalooza 2012 lineup announcedRiver's Edge Music Festival 2012 at Harriet Island lineupOn the same day Lollapalooza unveiled its extensive slate, we get the details on the SoundTown Music and Camping Festival as well. The yearly fest in Somerset, Wisconsin, brings Jane's Addiction, Flore ... More >>
Four years ago, two unassuming musicians from Northwest England caught the attention of the music world with the explosive, sassy single: "That's Not My Name." Their fast success brought dance-pop duo the Ting Tings (Jules de Martino and Katie White) an impressive record deal, worldwide touring, ... More >>
Jobs says his iPhones aren't tracking anyone.It sounds like Apple CEO Steve Jobs has agreed to testify before Sen. Al Franken's subcommittee on privacy and technology, following an uproar over stories that iPhones and iPads were tracking the location of their users and storing the data, appar ... More >>
The White Stripes played their final show nearly four years ago, on July 31, 2007 in Southaven, Mississippi, bidding adieu to a decade requited with rock and roll and giving every guitarist with furious intentions a little breathing room. Now, through his successful vinyl-centric label Third Man, ... More >>
Monday morning Apple posted a typically cryptic teaser on their homepage, the message reading "blah blah you'll never forget blah" and hinting at what everyone wants: cloud-based iTunes. Well that didn't happen, as you've probably heard. The Beatles were finally made available on iTunes, and the ... More >>
I sample over a thousand wines a year (yes, I spit many, for the sake of my health and liver), and very few wines are what I deem undrinkable. My dad, for example, loves his Tisdale Merlot, which is usually on sale at Morelli's in St. Paul for $2.00. I consider it drinkable, especially for ... More >>
photo by Megan NormanFormer Minnesota Monthly lifestyle editor Elizabeth Dehn left the world of magazines earlier this year to devote herself entirely to BeautyBets.com, a blog of "one girl's guide to the good life." The site reviews beauty products and services, and Dehn has recently touted ... More >>
Your guide to the hottest, the sweatiest, the smelliest country music festivals this summer. Somebody grab the cooler.
A Brooklyn Center burger joint's employees reflect the state of the economy.
The trailer for the Coen Brothers's upcoming movie, "A Serious Man," has been released and has us pretty anxious.
The frames builders who embrace all things ugly, have a gorgeous traitor in their midst.
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Germany atop the European IQ rankings, Delay's handgun license is suspended, Matt Groening's 1989 Apple brochure, South African sex consent forms, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
A new anti-depressant drug that works like marijuana, Ford reverses its position on gays, so does Sen. George Allen (R-VA), the William Shatner DVD club, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
THESE DAYS Under a new Dallas, Texas, ordinance, charities and churches will be allowed to serve food to the homeless only at approved locations. Violations will be punishable by fines of $200 to $2,000. The Federal Communications Commission has hired as an advisor an anti-pornography activist an ... More >>
CITY PAGES BLOGS Steve Monaco has a little hint to assist you in this week's movie quiz at Couch Pundit. THESE DAYS The National Rifle Association is urging its 4 million members to boycott ConocoPhillips gas stations and products because the oil giant is trying to block an Oklahoma law that allo ... More >>
How I stopped worrying and learned to dislike U2's 'Bomb'
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America eats its young.