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  • News

    August 21, 2013

    The dark night returns for Neil Gaiman

    On the eve of Sandman: Overture, the writer talks about his life and his work

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2011

    Keith Ellison: Don't celebrate Qaddafi's death

    Keith Ellison: Relieved, but not "happy" about Qaddafi's death.​Muammar Qaddafi is finally, mercifully, dead. After a 40-year reign of terror inflicted upon his own people, other Africans, Europeans, and Americans, the Libyan dictator has been killed by his own people. According to graphic images ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2011

    Pedal Pub ambushed by "flash mob" downtown

    How could you NOT want to mess with these people?​Before Pedal Pub season came to a close, Scott Ranney and his wife decided they ought to give it a try. They rounded up five other couples and drove in from their Lakeville home for a night in the city. Everything was going great on the gooney con ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2011

    Adrian Peterson confesses to seatbelt violation via Twitter

    Adrian Peterson: football player, noodle enthusiast, criminal.​Adrian Peterson has once again found himself on the wrong side of the law. But as far as crimes committed by professional athletes go, Peterson will probably escape this one with his reputation in tact. Eden Prairie police busted th ... More >>

  • Movies

    September 14, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    DJ Mehdi dead at 34

    RIP DJ Mehdi​The man known to dance music fans across the world as DJ Mehdi has passed away. Early reports from Resident Advisor indicate Mehdi Favéris-Essadi, 34, fell from the roof of his home with two friends, who have been hospitalized. The French DJ/producer was widely respected as a collabo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2011

    What Bryant McKinnie did with his summer vacation

    Bryant McKinnie, preparing for training camp.​Bryant McKinnie is no longer the giant man on the end of the Vikings offensive line, thanks to his reported losing battle against weight gain.McKinnie was placed on the "non-football injury" list on Monday, which was taken to mean he was simply too out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2011

    Vikings cut Bryant McKinnie for being chronic fat-ass [UPDATE]

    You'll be missed, Big Mac, especially by the bartenders and strippers.​Bryant McKinnie, a big man with big appetites -- of all kinds -- was cut this afternoon by the Vikings for being too damn big. McKinnie had sort of fought a losing battle against his weight for years, and basically given up rec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    Shutdown will end with Dayton's signature

    America's longest state shutdown could finally end.​By signing his name 12 times, Mark Dayton could end the shutdown this morning. It took six months of arguing and 19 days of shutdown, but the legislature's special session finally passed 12 budget bills, with the last of them passing at around 3: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2011

    Bachmann to debate on Twitter, Pawlenty bows out

    Pawlenty won't show off his excellent Twittering tomorrow.​Crippling headaches won't keep Michele Bachmann from participating in the first-ever "Twitter debate" tomorrow. Tim Pawlenty, who feels no pain, will sit this one out, along with the Mormons -- Mitt Romney and Jon Hunstmaan -- and the cran ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    Bristol Palin plans Mall of America book signing

    Bristol Palin dishes about Dancing with the Stars and the bad-boy father of her baby.​Bristol Palin, once Alaska's most famous unwed teenage mother, will be bringing her real life soap opera to the Mall of America and signing copies of her new book, "Not Afraid of Life." The memoir is notable ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Cee Lo Green calls me gay, asks if his masculinity offends me

    ​Cee Lo Green just called me gay on Twitter.

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    Bachmann keeps Elvis Christmas music on her iPod, and other CNN debate weirdness

    All seven Republicans, on the right.​The Republican "debate" on CNN last night wasn't really a debate at all, it was a two-hour press conference in which seven candidates took turns trashing President Obama. No one expected anything different, really. All seven of them just wanted to cram int ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    Tim Pawlenty makes pub crawl joke even though his staffers have DWI arrests

    One of these guys is running for president, and the other three are drunk drivers who are trying to help him.​Tim Pawlenty is so desperate to be interesting he's turning his campaign into a deleted scene from Beer League.Today, T-Paw flailed at Obama on Twitter, making an unfunny joke about Barack ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    Harmon Killebrew near death from esophageal cancer

    TPTHarmon Killebrew plans to spend his final days under hospice care.​Baseball legend Harmon Killebrew believes he is nearing his final days. The former power hitter, Hall of Famer and Twin Cities icon has announced that his esophageal cancer has taken a turn for the worse, and he is checking ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2011

    Odd Future will make their first million on their own terms

    ​Odd Future didn't sign a record deal today but did, according to several reports, take a big step towards some millions. While the details are still hazy, the nature of the "deal" is pretty interesting given that these kids could've gone with literally any label they wanted. Instead they just ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    Rebecca Black, etiquette teacher, graciously responds to @MsRebeccaBlack's contemptuous critics

    ​First, a bit of background, for those of you who have somehow avoided this latest pop phenomenon: Meet young Rebecca Black, an Anaheim Hills, California teenager who hit the goldmine literally overnight with her viral video "Friday." 

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Tim Pawlenty at CPAC: Twitter highlights

    Tim Pawlenty can tweet and talk at the same time, right?​The joke about the late President Gerald Ford was that he couldn't walk and chew gum at the same time.The joke on Tim Pawlenty coming out of this year's CPAC conference is that he has somehow managed to tweet and talk at the same time.Epic m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    Black Eyed Puhleeze: A tweecap of the Super Bowl halftime show

    Will and Hammer get ready to dazzle America​Twitter shines brightest at those moments of all-encompassing togetherness -- blizzards, uprisings, tablet computer magazine launches, bare penises, and duh, the Super Bowl. This year was -- wow -- an explosion of diamond wit at what we'll now call ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Keith Ellison launches Twitter campaign for ElBaradei's release

    Keith Ellison demands ElBaradei's release.​Minneapolis Congressman Keith Ellison has taken to Twitter to denounce the government of Egypt as it tries violently to quash an uprising seeking the end of President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule. Urging them on: Mohamed ElBaradei, the former head of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    Michele Bachmann: The Year In Crazy

    Wingnut of the Year.​Rep. Michele Bachmann took us all on another ride aboard the crazy train this year, questioning the president's patriotism, defending BP, proclaiming herself the queen tea partier -- and winning re-election in the 6th congressional district. Here's a look back.

  • Movies

    November 10, 2010

    Rachel McAdams in Morning Glory

    Mean Girl actress plays morning show workaholic

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    Kenneth Kratz will resign as the sexting DA

    Kenneth Kratz the sexting DA says he's going to resign.​Kenneth Kratz, his long career as district attorney career in a shambles after admitting to sexting a domestic abuse victim, has apparently bowed to the inevitable. His attorney says he will resign. The news may spare Kratz what surely w ... More >>

  • News

    September 22, 2010


    Phoenix deputy's tale of being shot by drug smugglers doesn't add up

  • Movies

    September 2, 2009

    Mike Judge's Extract takes another look at inanities in the workplace

    Film feels super authentic next to hilarious cult classic Office Space

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2009

    Randy Travis, unedited

    Howdy. I'm at the state fair and I'm SHITFACED! And I'm at the randty travuis show. (Don' bother editing this, editor.)

  • Calendar

    November 26, 2008
  • Music

    August 1, 2007

    Purple Drizzle

    Prince's fair-to-middling latest is a sad sign o' the times

  • Music

    December 13, 2006

    Easy Street Cred?

    Jay-Z and Snoop Dogg try to keep their gangsta-rap bona fides

  • Movies

    June 28, 2006

    Cruella De Vogue

    'Devil' slaps the latest duds on the makeover movie