On the 12th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, a group called Minnesota 9/11 Truth wants you to think again about what happened that day.SEE ALSO: FEMA yanks Minn. coloring book with 9/11 terror attack image The group has a full-page ad just inside the back cover of today's City Pages print ed ... More >>
Just over a month after the Newtown school shooting, President Obama today revealed his ambitious gun control proposal.SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann's favorite gun is the Bushmaster AR-15 used in Newtown [VIDEO] But a day before the president announced what some are calling the "most expansive gun-cont ... More >>
As Universal Soldier 4 attests, death and gore on screen have never been better -- or more reckless
Mumford and Sons have just released a new, pretty video for their new U.K. single "Lover of the Light" (still not an official U.S. single) off their second full-length album Babel. The video was directed by and stars the British actor Idris Elba (The Wire and Luther), who is not bad-looking or anyth ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Dianne's Fine Desserts harassed Somalis, used racial slurs, says CAIR-- Somalis walk off job at Minnesota dessert factory in protest of company's new burqa banThanks to a grant from the Minnesota Community Foundation totaling at least $5,000, free hijabs will be distributed Saturday afte ... More >>
The Minneapolis-based Public Radio International (PRI) has been purchased by another titan of public media, WGBH in Boston.This means that the company now claims popular radio shows "This American Life" -- as well as a wealth of niche music offerings like "Afropop Worldwide," "The Record Shelf," Jon ... More >>
This is the final chapter in our interview with Daniel Green. In part 1, we found out how a healthy diet helped him conquer his weight problem. And in part 2, we learned how he broke into the TV business. We now pick things up just as his career is taking off. For years, Green never found work ve ... More >>
When experimental electro-dub artist James Blake made his Minneapolis debut at the Entry this past May, he made sure to note how thrilled he was to be at the venue "where Prince played," joking that he was disappointed he wasn't playing in the iconic Mainroom. So when Blake returned just four sho ... More >>
WakameEat sushi, help earthquake victimsCNN and BBC switched their 24-hour coverage from Japan earthquake to Libya last week, but the hardship for survivors is far from over. Behind the news coverage of the nuclear crisis in Fukushima are hundreds of families in evacuation shelters, as well as fa ... More >>
Lady Gaga proclaimed yesterday that "Equality is the prime rib of America," simultaneously empowering and confusing the hell out of legions of GLBT activists as they rallied against "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." While the nation's top socio-political scientists try to decode what Gaga could have possi ... More >>
Via WikipediaJosef Stalin and Svetlana AlliluyevaTurns out Josef Stalin's only daughter, Svetlana Alliluyeva, is somewhat of a cheesehead. She's been living in the Madison area for about 20 years. And a new documentary about one woman's attempt to track her down and ask her some questions is ... More >>
It's OK, you can come back to this when you're, um, a little less cloudy.
The best of Britain's commercials screens again this year at the Walker.
Living Colour announce date at Fine Line & Vampire Hands and Jayhawks reviewed.
Your earplugs don't stand a chance.
5. Trama, Mr. T ziptape, out as a free download on April 14: Comedic highlight: "If I Was Emo," in which our hero croons, "I would get great reviews in the hip-hop local news/because I'm not seen as a threat, and my rhymes make you boo-hoo-hoo/If I was emo, I wouldn't have to wear gold/and my fake f ... More >>
Sadly, it is just a diversion on the way to the main course: Kogi, the world's first "viral restaurant."
Imams, community leaders, and parents of Somali youth who have disappeared in recent months planned a press conference in response to recent media coverage. But disagreements led the organizers to cancel the event.
In Keaton vs. Heigl, girl power
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American Bank joins two North Dakota banks in suing to recover money loaned to boy-band magnate Lou Pearlman
Documentarian Eugene Jarecki discusses his latest weapon of mass instruction
When you're the president of the Cambodian Midget Fighting League (CMFL), you can be a little sensitive when it comes to heckling. When CMFL President Yang Sihamoni bragged his crew of 42 short-statured commandos could "take on anything; man, beast, or machine," he was called out by an undisclosed f ... More >>
Shootings at Red LakeThe Associated Press reports that tribal police have set up road blocks on the Red Lake Indian Reservation, where as many as 18 people are said to have been shot this afternoon. But in what will go down as the worst school shooting in Minnesota history (early indication: eight d ... More >>
Wolfowitz gets World Bank post It was only last week that Treasury Secretary John Snow set rock & roll hearts aflutter at the World Bank by claiming Bono was on the short list to head up the outfit. Chief qualifications: 1) He fookin' cares, man; 2) He's cute and famous and chicks in debtor nations ... More >>
12 Rods, Jon Stewart, Howard Stern, Quentin Tarantino, Garrison Keillor, MF Doom, Lawrence Lessig, Randi Rhodes...
'Religious Right' illuminates the path to evildoing
American musical taste gets bland; Robert McNamara gets angry; the President gets naked
Patti Smith nominates Ralph Nader; Penelope Houston stumps for Howard Dean; Liz Phair endorses copulating barbies
Depleted uranium: A deadly tool in the U.S. arsenal
With the issue drama Traffic, Steven Soderbergh turns the flow of cocaine into a moving picture
Impeached cult director Alex Cox fails to salute the late "emperor" Akira Kurosawa