Welcome to the eighth installment of the Gimme Noise Beattape, a collection of sounds from Twin Cities producers and beatmakers. As the final weeks of summer slide past, a suitable soundtrack emerges. Here are some great beats from a new cadre of musicians, all of whom stem from the vibrant local sc ... More >>
This summer's Vans Warped Tour will boast some impressive and eclectic artists to draw fans of punk, hip-hop and hardcore right alongside the inevitable Hot Topic zombies. The venerable festival, hasn't always evolved smoothly, but this year's Minnesota lineup is particularly impressive. It comes to ... More >>
The writer Martin Amis once referred to a critic as "humorless," by which he meant to impugn on the man's seriousness. The censors employed by the United Arab Emirates government may not be serious people, but they have serious means of punishment at their disposal. Looking into the case of Shezanne ... More >>
This week not only marks Thanksgiving but also the beginning of December. Wednesday, Retribution Gospel Choir play the Amsterdam while the Ike Reilly Assassination take over the First Avenue Mainroom. If you're looking for plans on Thanksgiving, Davina and the Vagabonds will be playing the Dakota an ... More >>
It's finally starting to feel like May again, and this week is packed with shows. Friday Daughter visits the Fine Line with label-mate and local opener, Jeremy Messersmith. The Amsterdam hosts their second annual Girls Got Rhythm Fest featuring Cherie Currie, The Avengers and many more stretching ov ... More >>
Another Mission: Impossible movie
Don't put our fare in the flyover category
Minneapolis has a sweet tooth of late
What? Me worry?"Prairie Home Companion" host and erstwhile St. Paul bookstore owner Garrison Keillor was nowhere near Lake Wobegon Saturday night. No sir, he was taking in a Broadway show near Times Square in New York City when the guy he cheerfully refers to as the "Incompetent Bomber" fai ... More >>
The lauded bad boy of the culinary world talked smack about his competitors, offered his tips on travel, and, of course, complimented the Twin Cities' food scene.
Minnesota's crazy congresswoman was 2009's battiest politico
That's likely going to make for slow airline travel for Somalis in the Twin Cities.
Singapore Airlines and the Dubai-based Emirates rank tops for airline food according to a new Zagat poll.
Ridley Scott's latest delivers the post-9/11 tech-savvy terror thriller we deserve
The Bush Administration's plans for Iran, robots exploring the Antarctic, order your company's own anthem, Titanic 2: The Surface, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Video games help brain dead kids, whiny kids become conservative adults, TPS Report coversheets, Childress disses Culpepper, Diablo on Dave, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Everyone gets to go to UC Berkeley, Ice Age blondes had more fun, Dubai firm in port deal boycotts Israel, musicians say no to Hummers, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Guess which former Minnesota congressman is de-scandalizing the scandal?
Hollywood auteur-cum-harlot cops a convoluted plea in 'Spartan'
The Venice Film Festival gives voice to the global cacophony