Think back to the days of rectangle-shaped pizza sprinkled with mini pepperoni cubes that fit perfectly into your school lunch tray. Yeah, we're glad to be past that, too. What would've been your ideal kind of pizza as a kid? This weekend, you can watch kids show off their creative culinary talents ... More >>
A St. Paul couple's honeymoon road trip ended in unspeakable tragedy Saturday afternoon when the bride was killed and her husband was seriously injured by a drunk driver.Leah Fonda and Brian Preiss, both 30, were in the midst of day eight of a honeymoon road trip from Minnesota to Niagara Falls when ... More >>
LeVar Burton hosted Reading Rainbow from the early 1980s to the mid 2000s. Earlier this spring, Burton -- who you may also remember as Geordi La Forge from Star Trek: The Next Generation and its associated films -- announced the impending return of the pioneering bonkers-for-books chi ... More >>
Keith Ellison: Sesame Street enthusiast. As if just to further speculation that Washington has lost its mind, Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison brought an Elmo doll onto the House floor today. The point, according to a statement from Ellison, was to hammer home the argument that the United ... More >>
KTLKBut seriously, this was his third choice.In this tough economy, sometimes we have to settle. This seems to be the case for Tom Emmer, former Republican gubernatorial candidate, who has taken a job as a drive-time talk show host on Fox News-affiliated KTLK-FM. This is great news for all ... More >>
Screen grab via TheUptakeOh no, not you again.At least, Tom Emmer says, Nick Espinosa didn't bring the pennies this time. But he still looked a little fed up to see the immigrant rights activist stealing the scene at Monday's health care gubernatorial debate with Mark Dayton and Tom Horner.
Image: WikipediaDora the Explorer had an excellent adventure with Tom Emmer.Poor Dora the Explorer. All she wants to do hang with Diego and Boots the Monkey. But instead, the Nick Jr. cartoon character is getting dragged into the Minnesota governor's race. Nick Espinosa, who also goes by the ... More >>
This week is another big one, and the overflow is glorious. In this week's A-List Extra we have awesome MN Fashion parties, a mansion party sure to trip you out, and more.
Overtly referential of Sesame Street, Avenue Q features original cast members from the hallowed children's show, but their Muppet-like creatures deal with adult issues like racism, internet porn and homosexuality in language both colorful and profane. Monsters like Trekkie Monster, a porn addict, ... More >>
The son of Paul has earned his own stripes.
Did you know Bert and Ernie like anchovies on their pizza? And that Martha Stewart gets just as annoyed with Muppets as with real live people?
Never heard of him? Hit the books. Lehrer's brief career was a high water mark for musical satire.
The newlyweds had their first "ups and downs" (har har) this morning as they married on a roller coaster in Nickelodeon Universe this morning.
Blotter has all the weird local news fit to print
House of the Dead returns for the Wii, stiff as ever.
A hilarious puppet parody lampoons the self-importance of the newly adult
The songs we can't escape
Dosh leads a loopy sing-along at the Triple Rock
Is children's television still the land of the lost?
Nicholson Baker writes another droll ode to time
Two eye-opening new albums for the young and the young-at-heart
The passion and gift of Jim Henson lives on
Videos take on social issues
Software programs from Blues Clues and Dr. Seuss designed for the little shavers
Discovering language through the media grab bag