For more than three decades, Weird Al Yankovic has turned pop music parody into high art. Always ready to turn a song into a witty commentary on the excesses of society and its stars, he has skewered everyone from Nirvana to Michael Jackson to Coolio to Miley Cyrus over the years. While Yankovic i ... More >>
Michele Bachmann has inspired us to desk-slam our heads more times than we can recall. But she's inspired others in more positive ways. SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann has "sex appeal," top Pawlenty aide saysFor instance, she's moved author Trey Sager to write Fires of Siberia, "an old-fashioned bodice r ... More >>
A budding novelist struggles to find his soul in New York
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BernsteinBooks.comRandy Moss just cost this author a lot of money.In addition to leaving Vikings fans high and dry, Randy Moss's weird antics have just killed a book deal for one of Minnesota's hardest-working sportswriters. Today was a very, very bad day for Ross Bernstein, Minnesota author ... More >>
Photo by Clarity via flickr.comIf you have lived through even just one winter here, you are probably familiar with those mittens that resurface during a melty day as deformed and soggy after a few weeks in an iced over snow bank. Minnesota is not only a land of 10,000 lakes, but of 10,000 tales l ... More >>
The biggest literary asshole ever will be in town tonight signing his newest book.
An online book club for low brow literati.
Mickey Leigh and Legs McNeil talk punk rock.
The former vice presidential candidate who later quit her job as Alaska's governor will be signing copies of "Going Rogue" Monday.
The hottest spot for foodies in the next few weeks might not be a restaurant but a bookstore.
Fact-fudging memoirist James Frey is being hung for the wrong crime