I'm going to let you in on the secret: I don't know anything about music that normal adult humans listen to. Avalanches of culture engulf our entire society while I sit in a grubby basement, hunched over a laptop listening to old Motorhead records. However, on occasion, I'm forced to stick my he ... More >>
Winter's kind of awesome -- at first. Well, for a couple weeks, anyway, until Christmas and New Year's are over and it quickly becomes apparent that there's nothing else to look forward to, in terms of the season, besides blizzards and black ice and cold snaps and low, glowering expanses of sky t ... More >>
Food Network host gets raw behind the scenes
Steven Brown's comeback rings out loud and clear
With Daft Punk on the score
Carleton College, where nerds rule.Harvard, Yale and Dartmouth eat your hearts out. Some of the biggest college brains in the country, who go to class just for the sheer delight of exercising their cerebral cortex, can be found at Carelton and Macalester colleges. Rating website Unigo arrive ... More >>
Free yourself this weekend.
I wanna see that dog catch a Frisbee.
A short list of vitriol that would make Charles Bukowski blush.
Well, okay, not scandalous. More like "interesting."
America prepares to shutter the infamous prison camp and Jihad looms
We identify the most interesting, influential and inimitable artists of 2007.
Twin Cities playwrights
Manny's Steakhouse, the second of our most essential Minnesota restaurants, is prosperity incarnate
Workhaus Collective; at the Playwrights' Center through September 23; 612.332.7481
Need a drink? Yeah, It's been that kind of month. So how about a local surly ale?
Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher and former St. Paul Police Chief Bill Finney both have long and proud histories in St. Paul policing circles—and reputations for political heavy-handedness. Observers say they're alike in many ways. Is that why the
The ballad of Clark "Motown" Adams, man without a mic
An Italian deli in Eagan makes subs fit for a Jersey cop
This year the murder rate has doubled in north Minneapolis. What's changed? Nothing, really. That's the trouble.
They got hassled by the FBI. Todd Rundgren drank all their Foster's. And now they're breaking up. After teetering on the edge of big-time success for over a decade, 12 Rods remember what it's like to be a popular Twin Cities band--and what it's like to pa
Simon Posford gives a new flower-child appeal to the geometry of trance
Sombertown are what so many Minneapolis combos promise to be but rarely make good on--a pop band with actual pop songs
A tragic accident, underpaid, overworked personal-care attendants, and one pissed-off patient
Aquatennial hits Minneapolis where we live
From Loring Park to the state fairgrounds to the Mall of America, there's enough free stuff to go around
Celebrating the Fourth with the wild, the innocent, and the impeccably attired
If you could wave your magic wand and make one improvement to the Twin Cities, what would it be?
Josh Wagner tips the scales at 150 pounds. The animals he tries to ride weigh ten times as much. Other than that, they're a lot alike.
In Minneapolis's longest-running neighborhood squabble, it's swing sets vs. suntans
Stupor Bowl Saturday, and the bike messenger's perilous ride on the mean streets
Special "hush kits" make airplanes quieter. Do they also make them more dangerous?