Christopher Lee

  • Movies

    December 12, 2012

    The Hobbit treks slowly along

    Peter Jackson juggles art, timing, and faithfulness to Tolkien's text in his latest trilogy

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2012

    Native Mob killed fellow gang member to shut him up, according to indictment

    See Also: Native Mob takedown: a closer look at the charges Native Mob federal case: Eight more plead to lesser charges Jeremee Kraskey was going to talk to the feds. He had already given them information. That, at least, was the belief of his fellow Native Mob gang members on February 26, 2011 ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 25, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 23, 2012

    Eric Bower eludes feds one month after Native Mob crackdown

    It's now been a month since federal authorities began rounding up Native Mob members across the state, and one man continues to elude them. Eric Lee Bower, one of 24 suspected gang members named in a lengthy indictment, is still on the lam. A spokesman for the U.S. Attorneys Office declined to comm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2012

    Native Mob takedown: a closer look at the charges [PHOTOS]

    Over the past two weeks, local and federal law enforcement agencies have been collaborating on a statewide takedown of the Native Mob. As we first reported in our November cover story, "The Banishing," the Native Mob started in south Minneapolis in the '90s, and has since established a national rep ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2012

    Eric Bower still wanted in Native Mob federal crackdown

    Eric Bower is one of 24 suspected Native Mob members named in a recently unsealed indictment.​Authorities are still trying to round up one suspected Native Mob member in a federal, multi-jurisdictional crackdown on the Minnesota-based gang, according to the U.S. Attorneys Office. Last night, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    Disgraced Rep. Christopher Lee (R-NY), what's on your iPod?

    ​Ayo, technology! These are the basics: Republican representative from New York gets busted for Craigslist shenanigans. That's it in a nutshell - technology's ease entreating yet another public figure to casually and carelessly flush his career down the toilet. Right now, ex-representative Christo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    Klutz with machete Christopher Lee Stensgard charged in Walgreen's heist

    The heist started impressively, but didn't end that way​That machete in accused robber Christopher Lee Stensgard's right hand looked pretty badass as he jumped the pharmacy counter of the Walgreen's on White Bear Avenue in St. Paul on June 23. Police say he scared the bejesus out of the staf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2010

    Saruman to release metal album

    This just in: octogenarian evil sorcerer will release a metal album about an ancient Frankish king. No B.S.

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2009

    Man robs bank, frames himself for easiest arrest ever

    An alleged bank robbers idiocy helps police make one of the easiest arrests ever.

  • Books

    June 18, 2003

    Strange Tales

    Unearthing seductresses from Atlantis and other oddities from one of Minnesota's original "Thrill Bandits"

  • Movies

    May 15, 2002

    The Empire Builder

    George Lucas sends another 'Star Wars' hurtling down the track

  • Movies

    December 19, 2001

    The Phantom Menses

    It's Only the Blood of Brothers That Flows Through Tolkien's Episode I

  • Arts

    April 11, 2001

    Do That to Me One More Time

    Once is never enough: Try another tryst with world cinema in week two of the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival

  • Arts

    March 8, 2000

    Fools Rush In

    Clowning through Gogol at Jeune Lune; blustering through horror at the Fitzgerald

  • Movies

    November 17, 1999

    Losing Our Heads

    Once again, director Tim Burton messes with reason and pledges allegiance to fantasy in Sleepy Hollow

  • Movies

    October 22, 1997

    The Fine Art of Sucking

    Lookin' for Love: Max Schreck in F.W. Murnau's Nosferatu.