Columbia (South Carolina)

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    Taylor Swift unveils 2013 U.S. tour -- St. Paul in September

    The complex pop marvel that is Taylor Swift is heading back out on the road in 2013. Based upon her multiple car accidents during her recent interview time with Rolling Stone, let's just hope that she's not driving the bus. The 58-concert trek across the U.S. (and a little bit of Canada) in support ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2012

    Downtown St. Paul has become a whole lot whiter over the past decade

    Michael Petrilli of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute recently put together a list of the "fastest-gentrifying neighborhoods" in the country, and one of them is downtown St. Paul.Granted, Petrilli's characterization of these neighborhoods as "gentrifying" seems to be inappropriate. He uses race data b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    Tim Pawlenty's 5 most regrettable expenses

    Tim Pawlenty: Can you spare a dime? ​Tim Pawlenty is broke. Or at least, that's what everyone's thinking, now that he's decided to stop running his majestic campaign ads on Iowa TV stations in the run up to the August 13, Ames Straw Poll.  Winning voters on just radio ads and on foot is a gre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    Brian Ross, reporter, accosted by Bachmann thugs for asking migraine question [VIDEO]

    ABC NewsBrian Ross investigates? We'll see about that.​When ABC News investigative reporter Brian Ross approached Michele Bachmann with a question about her headaches, Bachmann's bodyguards decided he needed to be shoved around a bit, Mafia-style.At a campaign event last night in South Carolina, R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2011

    Now Now kick off two-month tour

    ​Local rock trio Now Now (formerly known as Now, Now Every Children) are one of the many Twin Cities bands who will caravan down to Austin, Texas this year for the SXSW festival, but they're getting a head start -- the band is already on the road and will complete a full lap of the US that won't f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2010

    Minneapolis is not the "Manliest City" in America

    Photo: GoldbergGetting our man on​Damn. We're not as manly as Milwaukee, so we'll let you notch one up there, cheese heads. But Minneapolis still broke the Top 20 in Sperling's annual "America's Manliest Cities" survey. The biggest hunk of American manhood can evidently be found in Nashville, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2009

    August 12, 2009: The Decemberists & Jolie Holland

    The Decemberists, Ida Maria, Ladyhawke, Jolie Holland, the Rural Alberta Advantage & David Gray all announce TC dates.

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2008

    The Man styles and profiles out of the ring

    Ric Flair is retiring. In his honor, I've collected some video and sounds from his finest moments.

  • Columns

    December 12, 2007
  • Blogs

    September 27, 2005

    Are we supposed to believe this is a promotion?

    Vicki Gowler is stepping down as editor of the Pioneer Press. As suggested in this morning's Star Tribune, Knight Ridder announced today that Go ... More >>

  • Books

    December 29, 2004

    Book Excerpt: The War on Civil Liberties

    Online Exclusive: The new book by CP contributor Elaine Cassel details the U.S. government's war on terror and on its own citizens

  • Columns

    December 31, 2003

    The Accidental Populist

    Howard Dean vs. the democratic establishment

  • News

    April 23, 2003

    The Other War

    The Bush administration & the end of civil liberties

  • News

    March 19, 1997

    Throw Away the Key--For Less!

    Corrections Corporation of America is a darling of Wall Street and the country's largest private prison company. Now it wants to run Minnesota's newest prison.