Maybe documenting the whole plan in writing wasn't the best idea.The latest bizzaro hidden camera stunt orchestrated by conservative filmmakers James O'Keefe and Ben Wetmore has, by all accounts, epically failed.
Painting by Dan LaceyWhen something wacky makes the news it is often a matter of hours before it inspires some sort of meme. So when JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater got on the flight intercom, told passengers to "go fuck themselves," grabbed a beer, and departed the plane via emergency ... More >>
Louisiana oyster worker circa 1938As BP oil spills on and on into the Gulf, the seafood industry is being especially hard hit. With P & J Oysters in New Orleans--a major supplier, and the oldest plant of its kind in the United States with 134 years in business--shutting its doors, this had us ... More >>
Via ShaneBauer.netImprisoned in Iran, Shane Bauer may soon get a visit from his Minnesota momPine City's Cindy Hickey is one step closer to visiting her son Shane Bauer in an Iranian prison, after the government there issued visas to her and the mothers of the two other hikers being held as s ... More >>
Yes, that man is smoking weed out of a bong whittled from a red pepper.Yesterday we brought you the story of the dude who whittled a bong out of a red pepper because he wanted to be the first to smoke ganja at the new Twins field.We've got a standing invitation to the Twins Toker himself for a on ... More >>
Keeping it classy, someone angry about the passage of health care reform -- and unwilling to identify themselves -- has mailed a condom to Rep. Betty McCollum's St. Paul district office with the declaration: "Betty McCollum you've been dry f***** by the liberal party." Maria Reppas, McCollum ... More >>
John Avalon talk about political wingnuts and how they're screwing up American politics beyond recognition.
The sixth district congresswoman accuses the president of telling the alleged 9/11 mastermind to plead not guilty.
In a Top 100 list, she's one spot below CNN's former anti-immigration anchor, Lou Dobbs.
Minnesota's crazy congresswoman was 2009's battiest politico
Democrats insist on secrecy. Republicans clamor for transparency. Cognitive dissonance ensues.
CNN's wingnut of the year gets rolled into an animated editorial cartoon that takes a shot at right wing crazies.
The congresswoman takes top honors for her "sheer tonnage of wingnuttery," says Rudy Giuliani's former speechwriter.
When two men tried to break into an Iowa home Friday night, they must have been fairly confident their clever black face would fool anyone who was on the lookout for them.
Mitt Romney and Bobby Jindal are favorites among conservative activists, according to a new CNN poll.
Now people across the Twin Cities, and the entire globe, are gathering just to laugh together. Sound a little strange? It might make you healthier.
An unwelcome delivery at the front door
The PSA is aimed at younger teen drivers, but the frightening message comes across to anyone.
Pawlenty was one of the first Republicans to openly address the issue and discuss the repercussions for the party.
Join the conversation with TD Mischke on today's 'In The Stream' live from 2 p.m.- 4p.m.
If you weren't teabagging someone yesterday, you're probably missing out on something that is sweeping the nation.
CNN reporter Susan Roesgen was out with the Chicago teabagging protesters this afternoon and she was riled up beyond belief. Add to that some serious heckling from the crowd, this cannot be missed.
When Fargo police make rules to keep people safe during the flood, they aren't joking around.
Ah yes: Penis on a plane. Who doesn't love a great broadcast news blooper?
The Wizard of Odds: Iowa begins the road to the Republican National Convention in St. Paul
Did the feces of feathered fiends cause the I-35W bridge collapse?
Beyond soundbites: detailed first-hand accounts from people trapped in the city after Katrina--what they did, what they saw, how they stayed alive.
Boob tube news swings hard to the right
'Control Room' salutes the image war's underdog soldiers
Between pop culture combat and a dance floor nuclear war, Metric draw their line in the sand
Home from assignment in Iraq, the Star Tribune's Paul McEnroe talks about fear, bias, and embedded journalists
The media march off to war with Iraq: A TV glossary
It seemed like a scurrilous, impossible rumor. It still does.
The terrorist attacks of September 11 took place far away. But they hit close to home.