With the release of Sparkle, her final film, we survey the great diva's checkered movie career
For the many who enjoy the unfolding bounty of covers of Carly Rae Jepsen's ubiquitous "Call Me Maybe," here's a local tie-in that'll have you reaching for a chocolate umbrella. Yes, following in the viral paths of President Obama, Colin Powell, Harvard baseball players, the Miami Dolphins Cheerlead ... More >>
He's good enough, he's smart enough ...That comic book rendition of Sen. Al Franken's journey from SNL to the Senate has hit the streets. We've said it before, we'll say it again: He's good enough, he's smart enough, but doggone it, he looks a little bit too much like Stuart Smalley here, do ... More >>
The Lowes enlist celebritieslike Brett Favreat a hefty price
Getting Juiced for a Target Sales Jam
It wasn't that long ago that Sarah Palin told us Hollywood entertainers have "a long way to go in understanding what the rest of America understands." Maybe. But one thing movie stars do understand is that you should save your paid celebrity endorsements for the Japanese market.Not so the former ... More >>
The governor has been racking up a lot of frequent flyer miles lately, but not a lot of love.
Famous director assigns motive to Bush's M.O., but at this point, who cares?
Follow one of City Pages' most popular stories of the year, with extensive expanded web content.
Documentarian Eugene Jarecki discusses his latest weapon of mass instruction
Hurricanes, war, avian flu, locust plagues, that annoying song you couldn't get out of your head. It wasn't the greatest of all possible years. Nor was it halfway decent. But to prove that it wasn't all bad, we asked 29 writers to rave about the ar
No holiday trees at the U.S. Capitol, strippers for Bucs fans, ten rules for web startups, radioactive consumer products, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald isn't finished with the Bush White House yet
Marcel Ophüls on the heroic idealists and cynical mollycoddles of wartime journalism
THESE DAYS The Republican State Committee of Pennsylvania said last week it filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission questioning the legality of an ad campaign by The Scranton Times-Tribune that names senatorial candidate Bob Casey Jr. in a faux headline. The ongoing and expanding po ... More >>
Wolfowitz gets World Bank post It was only last week that Treasury Secretary John Snow set rock & roll hearts aflutter at the World Bank by claiming Bono was on the short list to head up the outfit. Chief qualifications: 1) He fookin' cares, man; 2) He's cute and famous and chicks in debtor nations ... More >>
'Outfoxed' and 'Uncovered' point a familiar finger at evildoers
It's time for the U.S. to put up its nukes
The Bush administration's top 40 lies about war and terrorism
Depleted uranium: A deadly tool in the U.S. arsenal
The military turned Ron Falcon into an officer, a gentleman, and a doctor. When the brass discovered he was gay, they kicked him out and sent him the bill.
Budget brawls and bulldog farts. Shock jocks and Satan's Cheerleaders. Jesse Ventura stars in the season's political blockbuster, but First Flack John Wodele directs the show.
There is no place to mark "none of the above" on our election ballots.
Bill Clinton raised a fortune for his campaign bid and became the first Democratic president re-elected since FDR. But his most enduring legacy may lie in the Republican Congress.
Relations between Chief Bob Olson and Minneapolis's black cops take another hit.
The history of an entire city echoes through the empty rooms at 3044 Third Avenue South.
How Americans are made to say the right thing.
The general and his suitors