Apparently inspired by a tweet from local NBA writer Steve McPherson, Anthony Bain put together a very cool video of J.J. Barea driving to the rack with accompaniment from Super Mario's classic invincibility music.SEE ALSO: Stephen Colbert mocks and ridicules sappy Cheerios ad [VIDEO]Here it i ... More >>
Earlier this year, a Cheerios ad featuring a biracial couple generated a lot of racist blowback and serious discussion. But a more recent spot for the General Mills cereal is so tacky, it's hard to take seriously.SEE ALSO: Michael Leisner, Cheerios-burning gay marriage protester, dead at 65 The ad, ... More >>
Nimbus Theatre's descent into darkness is hampered by uneven acting and script
To celebrate the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden's 25th anniversary, Walker Art Center has created custom mini-boxes of Cheerios featuring the iconic Spoonbridge and Cherry to hand out during this month's First Free Saturday event. See also: Best of the Twin Cities: Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
With 2012 in its waning days and the world apparently not at an end, it's time to sift through the nearly 2,000 City Pages Blotter posts published this year in order to take a look at the top stories.This top 10 list is based loosely on our traffic numbers, with added consideration given to stories ... More >>
Yesterday, City Pages connected with U.S. Representative Keith Ellison for a long conversation.The interview touched upon everything from what it's like for Keith to buy cereal at the North Side Cub Foods to the relationship between free speech and "incitement." SEE ALSO:-- Chris Fields' first TV ad ... More >>
SEE ALSO: Michael Leisner died in his car while his kids played tennisLast Wednesday, Micheal Leisner called Alan Colmes' radio show and gave a spirited defense of his Cheerios-burning General Mills protest. Little did he know he had just days left to live.The Colmes interview suggests Leisner hoped ... More >>
:: UPDATE :: Michael Leisner died in his car while his kids played tennisSEE ALSO:-- Man tries to light Cheerios on fire [VIDEO]-- The General Mills Cheerios-burning protester is Michael Leisner, 65-- Michael Leisner fired from job over General Mills protest-- Michael Leisner under criminal investig ... More >>
SEE ALSO: Michael Leisner, Cheerios-burning gay marriage protestor, dead at 65Michael Leisner likely suffered a heart attack in his car before he was found dead on Saturday, said pastor Dwight Denyes of Minneapolis' Emmanuel Christian Center. Leisner's funeral will take place at Emmanuel this week. ... More >>
THE LEISNER FILES:-- General Mills protest: Homophobe megafails while trying to light Cheerios on fire [VIDEO]-- The General Mills Cheerios-burning Flaming Homophobe is Michael Leisner, 65-- Michael Leisner, Cheerios-burning homophobe, fired from job over General Mills protestThe news just keeps get ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- The General Mills Cheerios-burning Flaming Homophobe is Michael Leisner, 65-- General Mills protest: Homophobe megafails while trying to light Cheerios on fire [VIDEO]Michael Leisner's blundering brand of scorched-grass homophobia has cost him his job.Leisner, the 65-year-old "mastermind ... More >>
SEE ALSO: General Mills protest: Homophobe megafails while trying to light Cheerios on fire [VIDEO]Some thought it might've been a hoax. Turns out it was the work of a homo-hating Christian nutjob.The Smoking Gun blog has identified the General Mills protesting, Cheerios-burning Flaming Homophobe as ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- MN for Marriage on General Mills' pro-GLBT stance: "Marriage doesn't matter to them"-- Michele Bachmann waves bag of gay-unfriendly Chick-fil-A [VIDEO]Yesterday, video of a middle-aged man megafailing while trying to light a box of Cheerios on fire in protest of General Mills' support fo ... More >>
For most of us the new year means either giving up old habits or trying to stay on the straight and narrow and adopt new ones. For the Golden Valley-based food giant General Mills, 2012 means a slew of new products will be introduced to consumers. The company's quarterly earnings announcement unv ... More >>
Photo: Steve Neuharth, Michelle LeonReason No. 11: Chefs like Doug Flicker at Piccolo create food that doesn't just impress--it inspires. When Anthony Bourdain last year told his TV audience on No Reservations that his experience at Doug Flicker's south Minneapolis restaurant Piccolo was "far ... More >>
Photos by Stacy SchwartzGlee Live! June 1, 2011 Target Center, MinneapolisBY STACY SCHWARTZ There were tons of kids dressed like Glee cast members, Warblers, and Cheerios in the lobby of the Target Center on Wednesday night. The Cheerios were handing out Sue Sylvester's "Barf Bags" as she insist ... More >>
Will the Cocoa Puffs bird go the way of the dodo? Remember Cocoa Puffs and Cookie Crisp? The cereals you used to gaze at longingly from your seat in the grocery cart. The ones that mom would never let you get--but that the Minneapolis public schools were happy to serve? The Star Tribune repo ... More >>
The breakfast of soccer (viewing) championsDon't sit at home (or worse, go to work) and watch tomorrow's 9 a.m. World Cup doubleheader of USA vs. Algeria and England vs. Slovenia over soggy Cheerios and lukewarm coffee when plenty of local bars are opening their doors bright and early for die ... More >>
You may have heard that the Cub Foods and Walmart stores in St. Paul's Midway area, which face each other across a common parking lot, are engaged in a nasty corporate catfight. According to a Pioneer Press story this week, Cub's parent company, Supervalu, based in Eden Prairie, has sued Walm ... More >>
General Mills squeezes on to Fortune's 2009 "Top 100 Best Companies to Work For" list.
Taste is often lost in the strip-mall dining experience
Reminisce about embarrassing Halloween costumes or plot to humiliate your progeny.
Just like we all coulda predicted, General Mills scores as more and more people eat at home.
Fresh off a stint with Restaurant Max, Matt Holmes takes over chef duties at Level Five.
Last month, the Food and Drug Administration went after General Mills, accusing them of marketing Cheerios as a drug. Now Stephen Colbert has his turn.
Media unites: Doesn't the FDA have something better to do than go after Cheerios?
Shakopee's Rahr Malting plant and Koda Energy are brewing up enviro-beer
Where can a good comrade go to find caviar in a one-pound tub?
Local boy comes home from the Culinary Institute of America to make good in Nordeast
St. Paul cheesecake baker Muddy Paws aims for world supremacy, one flavor at a time
Days and nights in the belly of the video gaming beast
Websites like Suicide Girls provide porn with an indie rock attitude
Storing up extra sunshine for the winter ahead
With a new band, Katastrophy Wife, and a new babe in toyland, Kat Bjelland makes more noise than ever
Wings sprinkled with fairy dust. Free-falling sex. A bite that can kill. Meet Minnesota's favorite insect -- and the men who adore it.
Chronicles of "trying" to conceive
At the 11th hour, candidates learn to love shrink-wrap, use the city postage meter, and broadcast platitudes to no one.
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