Charles Schulz

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    Dan Markingson's 2004 suicide: 'Corrective Action' issued to former U of M employee

    Eight years after a 26-year-old committed suicide while enrolled in a clinical drug trial at the University of Minnesota, the state Board of Social Work has issued "corrective action" on study coordinator Jean Kenney. In 2004, Dan Markingson brutally stabbed himself to death while participating in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2012

    Stem cell company demands U of M bioethicist take back FDA investigation request

    ​Late last week, a letter from a Washington D.C. law firm arrived in U of M President Eric Kaler's inbox. In it, attorneys representing an adult-stem cell company named Celltex demanded to know who authorized a bioethicist named Leigh Turner to request an official investigation of Celltex by the F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2012

    Slate scrubs article by U of M bioethicist after lawsuit threat

    ​Dr. Carl Elliott, a bioethics professor at the University of Minnesota, has found himself caught in the middle of a fight between a controversial stem-cell company executive and Slate magazine. Elliott wrote a commentary for Slate called "The Celltex Affair." The subject of the article was Glen ... More >>

  • Arts

    January 25, 2012

    You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown

    Bloomington Civic Theatre

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2011

    Top 10 City Pages Features of 2011

    ​ A quick glance at our list of the most popular City Pages print features of 2011 and it seems the year was filled with more than a few scandals. Scandal in the senate office, behind the scenes of our school boards and the offices of our medical professionals. Even the Food Network wasn't safe fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2011

    Maran Wolston, U of M student, on 'betrayal of trust' by neurologist paid by drug companies

    Courtesy Maran Wolston.Maran Wolston developed symptoms of MS in 2006.​For Maran Wolston, learning she had developed Multiple Sclerosis was frightening enough. But the treatment was a horror in itself. Wolston, a Ph.D candidate at the University of Minnesota, believes she received years of questi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2011

    Carl Elliott attacks FDA investigation of Dan Markingson suicide

    Courtesy Carl Elliott.Elliott calls the FDA's report a white wash.​Carl Elliott, a University of Minnesota bioethics professor, is attacking the findings of a Federal Drug Administration investigation that cleared the college of any wrongdoing in the 2004 suicide of Dan Markingson, a patient e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    Dan Markingson's mother blasts U of M vice president's suicide comments

    Weiss still blames U of M researchers for her son's suicide.​In the past few weeks, the Minnesota Daily's opinions section has hosted a heated debate on how the University of Minnesota should handle controversy surrounding the 2004 suicide of Dan Markingson. Today, Markingson's mother entered ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    Charles Schulz cleared in U of M investigation

    Courtesy of Mill City Video ServicesThe author of the allegations disputes the U of M's response.​The University of Minnesota has found no violations in an internal investigation into Department of Psychiatry Chair Dr. Charles Schulz, according a letter signed by Mark Rotenberg, the college's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    Dan Markingson's 2004 suicide: U of M Board of Regents won't reopen the case

    Courtesy Mary WeissMarkingson committed suicide in 2004 while enrolled in a study through the U of M.​The University of Minnesota's Board of Regents will not organize an independent investigation into the events surrounding Dan Markingson's 2004 suicide, according to a letter signed by Regents ... More >>

  • News

    February 2, 2011

    Charles Schulz under scrutiny for Seroquel study suicide

    Is U of M department of psychiatry chair in the pocket of AstraZeneca?

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2010

    Faron Young, on this day in country music history

    ​What becomes of country singers when their glory days are but a distant memory? The narrative offered by Jeff Bridges tells the tale of a decline into and subsequent ascent from alcoholism paired with a fat songwriting check that, because you're such a good guy, you end up signing over to som ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2010

    Dan Markingson's suicide: U of M attorney responds [UPDATE]

    Courtesy Mary WeissMarkingson committed suicide in 2004 while enrolled in an experimental study at the U of M.​University of Minnesota counsel Mark Rotenberg will meet with the Board of Regents to discuss a letter requesting an independent investigation into events surrounding Dan Markingson's ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 11, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    Charlie Brown in your Joe Boxers?

    ​Charlie Brown and Snoopy, born out of Charles M. Schulz's imagination in St. Paul back in 1950, may soon be headed for your shorts, or your raincoat. Iconix, the company that owns Joe Boxer, London Fog and other clothing brands, has closed a deal to buy an 80 percent stake in the Peanuts bra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2008

    10/29 Morning Must Reads: Tom Petters, identity theft, get out the vote

    Mass_media_4.jpgWednesday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2008

    Back to the Terrordome: Peter S. Scholtes reviews Chuck D and Slug

    What's so cool about Chuck D? Start with the first Public Enemy lyrics I ever heard--which, it turns out, were also the first Public Enemy lyrics that Minneapolis rapp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2007

    We're Hockeytown, USA

    According to Sports Illustrated, that is. Minneapolis-St.Paul has supplanted Detroit as the top puck-friendly destination in America.

  • Music

    November 21, 2007
  • News

    November 7, 2007

    Out on a Limb

    Before the Owls could take on the pop world, they had to face stage fright, shyness, and each other

  • Calendar

    October 24, 2007
  • Calendar

    October 24, 2007
  • Calendar

    October 24, 2007
  • News

    December 13, 2006
  • News

    December 6, 2006

    MN SAT

    The great Minnesota brain freeze: 82 chances to cheat with Google and win valuable prizes!

  • News

    November 29, 2006

    The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

    The sailor you never really knew is back on shore leave. Oh the humanicky!

  • Arts

    May 17, 2006

    Dirty Sandez

    When it comes to giving porn consumers what they want, the creator of Crimson Gash comics refuses to color between the lines

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2005

    We'll take him!

    Artist with local roots makes good Antony and the Johnsons, fronted by the mournful-voiced and cabaret-inspired Antony Hegarty, took home the coveted U.K. Mercury Music Prize for I Am a Bird Now on Tuesday night, beating out Bloc Party, MIA, and the Kaiser Chiefs, who were favored to win. In the p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2005

    You're a mid-level corporate drone, Charlie Brown!

    Fans of "Peanuts" creator Charles Schulz may wish to check out the bidding going on at the Philip Weiss Auctions website. Rare concept strips of "Hagemeyer," by Schulz and featuring adult characters, are going for an estimated $3,000 to $5,000. Johnny over at the illustration blog Drawn! tipped us o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2004
  • Arts

    September 8, 2004

    Amazing Adventures in Pen and Ink

    Two hundred drawings. Twenty-four hours. A dozen artists. One international cartoonist conspiracy.

  • Books

    June 23, 2004

    Take The Paxil, Charlie Brown

    The miserable children of Charles M. Schulz

  • Arts

    November 6, 2002

    Jesus Christ! Superstar!

    Har Mar, caught with his pants down, gets arrested in Oklahoma

  • Arts

    October 30, 2002

    The Abominable SnowMN

    Suck on this, Snoopy: A fiberglass Frosty threatens to storm our city streets

  • News

    June 5, 2002

    John Berryman Leapt Here

    Mapping the literary landmarks of the Twin Cities

  • News

    February 28, 2001

    So you want to be a public servant?

    You too could be mayor of St. Paul! Just answer a dozen of the most preposterous, frivolous, and insultingly direct questions you could ever hope to encounter in your whole squirming political life.

  • News

    February 7, 2001

    "Hey, we're in Duluth"

    A radio pirate-turned-country rocker who doubles as a nanny. A newspaper that rips the establishment. A deconsecrated church. And a very quiet band called Low. Notes on a tiny counterculture.

  • Art

    June 28, 2000

    Art of the State

    A juried show at the Minnesota Museum of American Art showcases the variety of the outstate over the vanguard of the Cities

  • News

    January 19, 2000

    Sorry, Charlie!

    The Twin Cities mark the occasion of Charles Schulz's retirement by scrambling to turn him into a hometown hero

  • Feature

    September 9, 1998


    Peanuts and the monstrous, infantile reductions of neurosis

  • Feature

    September 9, 1998

     State Writes

    The Great Minnesota Authors Issue