Related:Electric Six taping live album at First Avenue, plus five requestsFirst Avenue just announced via Facebook the installation of a brand spanking new sound system courtesy of the good people at Burnsville's Electro-Voice. This is killer news. Since the sound already rocks at one of Minneapolis ... More >>
`The Betty White mania that's been sweeping the nation culminates now with Jerry Lee, a L.A. based clothing company that will be releasing a line inspired by the remaining Golden Girl herself. White is involved in the line's production and will be receiving a fee from the designers in order for them ... More >>
Cesmat, 42, apparently killed himselfRaymond Cesmat was found dead, hanging from a bed sheet Friday afternoon in the Dakota County jail. Authorities say he was alone in his cell, and was found during a routine check performed on inmates about every 25 minutes. Cesmat was the South St. Paul g ... More >>
Raymond Ernest Cesmat is charged with two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conductWhile our senators scratch their heads over Facebook privacy and safety worries, a 12-year-old girl from South St. Paul just stepped up to show us adults how to use the technology the right way. She used a ... More >>
The breakfast of soccer (viewing) championsDon't sit at home (or worse, go to work) and watch tomorrow's 9 a.m. World Cup doubleheader of USA vs. Algeria and England vs. Slovenia over soggy Cheerios and lukewarm coffee when plenty of local bars are opening their doors bright and early for die ... More >>
Jorge Ozornia reportedly told store employees he wanted to get into trouble before he got down to business.
A man "walking like Frankenstein" and wielding a hammer trashes TVs and cameras.
When Gov. Tim Pawlenty found out that the Moose Lake facility for sex offenders bought two dozen 50-inch flat-screen TVs for the common area, he was quick to call the decision "boneheaded" and told the facility to immediately sell the TVs.
State giveth, state taketh away.
The Department of Public Safety today released its report into the infamous Metro Gang Strike Force... and it ain't pretty.
You want an angry grandpa post? We'll give you an angry grandpa post.
Booker Pete Christensen says he'll turn Eat Street into Beat Street
The Chicago music critics opine on writing, journalism, iPods, and the future of the industry.
Guess what color it is?
Federal investigators say a Minneapolis worker stole more than 16,000 Best Buy certificates sent to customers and used them to buy items in the store.
No cover, 13 different local bands, and all the money spent on PBR tonight goes toward new sound system components.
All you old school TV watchers: you've got more time to upgrade. Those bunny ears just won't die.
Thursday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.
No, not your living room. We're talking sports bars, with cheap beer and giant HD TVs!
The monthly series Last of the Record Buyers brings producers out of their bedrooms and into the limelight
James Lileks gets a new gig while other Stribbers get their walking papers
Pre-Black Friday Bah-Humbuggery How long will you be paying for Junior's iPod? The fine folks at Lutheran Social Services' Financial Counseling Service are experts in the art of monetary tough love, and they think you should know: Paying 8 percent in interest and making a minimum payment of $10 a ... More >>
Indy bank robber leaves ID at the scene, Veep's office possibly involved in Halliburton contract bids, Michael Madsen tries to save the 76 Ball, the iPod meets the TP dispenser, Jay-Z boycotts Cristal, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
The format war between high-definition DVDs known as HD DVDs and the competing Blu-Ray discs became more complicated when Toshiba announced that its HD DVD player will be in stores in March for $500-- half the cost of the cheapest Blu-Ray player and months before those players hit the shelves. Now c ... More >>
A British scientist says breast implants will one day be able to hold mp3 players and thousands of songs. "If a woman has something implanted permanently, it might as well do something useful," says Ian Pearson. Oh, and the same technology might alert women to heart murmurs and breast cancer. But le ... More >>
THESE DAYS A submerged island that could be the source of the Atlantis myth was hit by a large earthquake and tsunami 12,000 years ago, a geologist has discovered. Oil expert Craig Smith predicts gas prices will skyrocket next year, jumping to five bucks a gallon. Apple took too long to file a pa ... More >>
And also just a plain good record, Parry Gripp's For Those About to Shop, We Salute You must be heard at least once. Fifty one fake jingles from the ex-leader of Nerf Herder, which wouldn't much entice me either, but I just slapped the CD* in [the CD player, in a state of] ignorance [about the natur ... More >>
MSP gets new music format, single-entendre headlines Our favorite '80s station, Mixx 104.1, flipped formats yesterday to the Jack. CP's own Lindsey Thomas has the press release. And the Pioneer Press treats it as the second coming. And here's the playlist from the first two hours yesterday. The Jac ... More >>
What are those little white boxes with wires telling us to do?
Maybe all I need is a cleaner window on the world
Andrew Broder and George Cartwright make a quiet noise
The terrorist attacks of September 11 took place far away. But they hit close to home.
Andrew Broder has gone from punk rocker to Life Sucks Die crew member to house-party DJ to turntable scientist to Picked to Click poll topper. What comes next?
Is that a harmonic convergence in your trousers or are you just happy to see me?
Meet the Minneapolis DJ who might take the men's club out of clubland
All Tomorrow's Parties: We epitomize a revolutionary hip-hop scene.