Courtney Love

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2014

    The 10 best punk rock movies

    Punk rock has been a part of cinema ever since the music was created in places like Los Angeles, New York, and London in the mid to late '70s. Aside from the music, either live or on record, the big screen provided another medium to convey what punk truly stands for: not giving a fuck what anyone el ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2013

    Cherie Currie of the Runaways: We took a lot of sh*t

    Cherie Currie may have initially made her mark as the voracious teen vixen of a lead singer for the Runaways, but what stands the test of time even more so than groundbreaking rock 'n' roll, is the strength of a woman who has overcome a lot. It's no secret that the Runaways had such a short run beca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2013

    The Joy Formidable's Ritzy Bryan: Don't compare us to the Yeah Yeah Yeahs

    Don't compare the Joy Formidable to the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Don't compare them to Courtney Love for that matter, either. In fact, lead singer Ritzy Bryan doesn't want to be paralleled to any other female singer at all. "There's ladies doing their thing, and that's really great, but we're all very diffe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2012

    Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti at the Fine Line 9/22/12

    Ariel Pink's Haunted GraffitiWith Dam-FunkFine Line Music Cafe, MinneapolisSaturday, September 22, 2012Ariel Pink might be one of the greatest pretenders of our musical era. But the catch is that he might not be. For years he's made it deliberately unclear as to whether he's genuinely definable by t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2012

    Top 10 best grunge songs

    With Saint Kurt gone for 18 years now, it's important to remember grunge wasn't just Nirvana. It was a movement, and though each year it seems a little bit sillier than it did the last, it was important. Most of the bands (and sadly many of the people themselves) didn't stand the test of time, some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2012

    Top 20 best Minnesota musicians: The complete list

    ​Related:Minneapolis music scene named second-best in the U.S.Minnesotans need to remember to exhale sometimes -- especially fresh on the heels of being ranked as the number two music scene in the country. Shouldn't it be enough to simply enjoy a rich history of quality musicians blossoming from f ... More >>

  • Music

    October 12, 2011

    Sound Unseen 12: From Sid & Nancy to Sigur Ros

    Eleven music films showing at Ritz Theater

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2011

    50 cool facts about the Minnesota music scene

    Here's a not-so-secret fact about Minnesota music: People love to talk about how much they love the scene here. Musicians from both out-of-state and the Twin Cities have gone out of their way to pen odes to our town and its vibrant community, from Atmosphere to Lucinda Williams Tom Waits to Mark Ma ... More >>

  • Movies

    May 11, 2011

    Kristen Wiig in Bridesmaids

    It's written by and starring women but still gets screwed

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2010

    Dr. Dog at First Avenue, 10/23/10

    Photos by Steve Cohen​Dr. Dog October 23, 2010 First Avenue My second visit to First Avenue in the week, I walk into the club for Dr. Dog's Saturday night appearance expecting a much tamer crowd than during my first (Hank III/Assjack, Wednesday night), and yet, as security staff checks IDs and ap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    MIA fights the truth with tweets

    ​Odd, that a pop star would appear vapid under the microscope. Lynn Hirschberg, longtime writer for The Grey Lady, may be best known for her super smackdown of Courtney Love, pointing out Courtney's drug abuse while pregnant (and which ended with an attempted bludgeoning by an Academy Award). Hirs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    Corey Haim bit it, and all you get is this lousy mini-mixtape

    A few songs in memory of the fallen '80s teen heartthrob.

  • Calendar

    December 2, 2009
  • Blogs

    November 30, 2009

    The XX's producer Jamie Smith talks to Gimme Noise

    The band on everyone's lips talks about the hype, Courtney Love, and what they'll miss about the U.S. when they go back to the U.K.

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2009

    If female celebrities were horror villians ...

    We cast our favorite famous females in some of the best known horror flicks.

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2009

    Juliette Lewis tonight in the 7th Street Entry

    What better way to follow the Pretenders show than by watching Mallory Knox impersonate PJ Harvey?

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2009 Traffic Jam: March '09 wrap-up

    Get ready for a web metrics explosion!

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2009

    Gimme News Weekly Wrap-Up: Feb. 27-March 5

    Prince and Target ink deal, Fischerspooner to play First Ave., new Dylan on the way & next week's best new releases

  • Music

    September 19, 2007

    Baby Guts Top Ten

    Examples From The Sublime Art of The Face-Melting Yell

  • News

    December 6, 2006

    MN SAT

    The great Minnesota brain freeze: 82 chances to cheat with Google and win valuable prizes!

  • Movies

    September 13, 2006
  • Movies

    August 10, 2005

    His Own Private Biopic

    Gus Van Sant shuffles past his subject's greatest hits

  • Music

    March 9, 2005

    La-La (Means I Love You)

    Coming alive with Ashlee Simpson, Brother and Sister, Soweto Gospel Choir

  • News

    December 29, 2004

    Artists of the Year

    12 Rods, Jon Stewart, Howard Stern, Quentin Tarantino, Garrison Keillor, MF Doom, Lawrence Lessig, Randi Rhodes...

  • Arts

    October 6, 2004

    Why Is Sloth a Mortal Sin?

    Was Charles Macomb Flandrau the father of modern Minnesota letters--or just a literary layabout?

  • Music

    December 3, 2003

    Not a Girl, Not Yet a Porn Star

    Britney Spears straddles the line between the Madonna and the whore--and we do mean straddles

  • Restaurants

    May 7, 2003

    Karlen's Karma

    An oral history of a single drink at ice cream haven Sebastian Joe's

  • Movies

    January 15, 2003

    Signifying Rappers

    'Biggie and Tupac' charts the hits on a notorious heavy and an urban guerrilla

  • Arts

    September 26, 2001

    Sonic Outlaws

    The second annual edition of Sound Unseen highlights the subversive side of music making in the era of media consolidation.

  • Music

    July 4, 2001
  • Music

    August 16, 2000

    The Rubber Band

    Elastica's punk comeback makes something out of saying nothing

  • Books

    July 12, 2000

    And It Isn't Just Talk

    An incident at Taste of Minnesota gives new resonance to Freedy Johnston's "Bad Reputation"

  • Arts

    February 2, 2000

    The Sundance Shuffle

    Hollywood shifts to the slopes for another week of reeling opportunities

  • Movies

    December 22, 1999

    Tenk You Veddy Much

    As Andy Kaufman, Jim Carrey prepares to take a bow in Man on the Moon

  • Movies

    July 21, 1999

    First Runner-Up

    A stinging beauty-pageant satire set in Minnesota wins no prizes for congeniality

  • Music

    June 2, 1999

    Pained & Disdained

    Pavement may spit on their audience, but their aim is true

  • Arts

    April 14, 1999
  • Music

    March 3, 1999

    Talk of the Nation

    Alanis Morissette, pedagogue

  • Arts

    February 17, 1999

    Fair Is Foul

    Macbeth struts and frets its hours upon the stage; Largo Desolato makes Big Brother one of the family

  • Arts

    January 13, 1999

    For the Record

    The music industry released 30,000 albums in 1998. You can live without 29,990 of them.

  • News

    December 30, 1998
  • Music

    December 2, 1998

    Grrls at Their Best

    Mas Scara tests the bounds of militant amateurism

  • Books

    July 8, 1998
  • Arts

    February 12, 1997
  • Feature

    January 29, 1997

    The Eyes of JonBenet Ramsey

    America eats its young.

  • Movies

    September 11, 1996
  • Movies

    January 17, 1996
  • News

    December 27, 1995

    Artists of the Year

    Makers who mattered in 1995

  • Music

    November 15, 1995
  • Music

    October 11, 1995
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