It's ape-pocalypse now
On Friday, the Como Zoo's baby orangutan, Jaya, turned six, and celebrated with a full-on birthday party. All four of the zoo's orangutans put on party hats, ate new foods like bagels and whipped cream, and unwrapped gifts like balls and strainers (for playing with their water or putting on their he ... More >>
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The "Surfin' Bird" icons will re-emerge next month in St. Paul.
What could be cuter than a ticklish baby? A ticklish baby ape!
When imagining catalysts to evolution, or things that enabled great strides for our ancestors, fire or the inv ... More >>
Jamie Hook's account of three days with Minneapolis animal control officers in the new Rake makes a nice companion piece to the latest (and greatest) novel by D.C. journalist (and writer on HBO's The Wire) George P. Pelecanos, Drama City, about a former gangster-turned-dogcatcher who thinks that som ... More >>
Tim Burton's outsider art survives even the brute commercialism of Planet of the Apes
Monday's U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on the Confinement of Sex Offenders Leaves Questions Unanswered, Including the Fate of Minnesota's Sexual Psychopath Laws.