Colin Chisholm admitted in court Monday that, by accepting welfare while living on a yacht and in a Lake Minnetonka mansion, he'd committed a "major economic offense." In exchange for a guilty plea to one count of theft by swindle and one count of wrongfully obtaining public assistance, prosecutors ... More >>
Makes No Sense At All captures the visions, ramblings, and memories of Chris Strouth, a Twin Cities-bred master of music, film, and everything else. My creative life has featured a strong thread of discovering music. The first time I saw MTV, I was overcome with all the happiness and joy expected ... More >>
No surprise that the first thing mentioned in each obituary for Reg Presley, the Troggs' lead singer who passed away on Monday, is "Wild Thing." Presley didn't write the song, but he popularized it and with the Troggs recorded it several times. Over 35 years "Wild Thing" transition from a rock and r ... More >>
After 20 years on the radio, KDWB's Ryan has grown up
Bachmann flunked history the last time she was in New Hampshire.It looks like Michele Bachmann is headed back to New Hampshire for a meeting with tea partiers to try and figure out if she might make a credible presidential candidate. Uh oh. The last time this happened she told two differen ... More >>
Bachmann would only serve four years. Probably. Maybe. We'll see.Critics of Michele Bachmann sometimes suggest that her personal ambition and capacity for delusions of grandeur are without limit. Not so! Bachmann, in Iowa to further her fledgling presidential campaign, demonstrated her humi ... More >>
Sooner or later, we thought we'd hear from Michele Bachmann in our comments section, thanks to our never ending documentation to show why she's easily the most qualified Republican to run against President Barack Obama in 2012. And we were so close.
A person of substance.So Karl Rove goes on Bill O'Reilly's show last night. Here's a guy who helped Michele Bachmann get where she is today. She's "a personal friend," he says. But there's a challenge, Rove tells O'Reilly. Are Americans going to look at her and think, Wow, there goes someone ... More >>
Bachmann fakes her family story.There are some cultures in which telling self-serving lies about your own ancestors would be so shameful as to be inconceivable. Michele Bachmann's culture is apparently not one of these. Bachmann, who's flirting with a presidential run, was in the early-prima ... More >>
Bill Maher busts on Michele Bachmann and Sarah PalinNOW took a shot at Bill Maher last week for dismissing Sarah Palin as a "dumb tw*t." And you expect him to care? Instead of backing down, Maher doubled down. On Friday night's "Real Time," he called Palin and Michele Bachmann a couple of ... More >>
If our Twitter stream is any indication, peeps are in a funk today and could use some cheering up. Not to worry, though -- Gimme Noise has got you covered. As you clamber up out of the post-Election Day haze, take a few minutes to watch some of our favorite over-the-top cute or otherwise serotoni ... More >>
A game so nerdy, it would make Ed Grimley blush.
Katrina was given a New Orleans funeral in Houston last Thursday at Sammy's, the club now being called "Treme, Texas" in homage to the flooded NOLA neighborhood. According to our Houston Press colleague John Nova Lomax, the ceremony included a parade marshal in a "Katrina" sash and a performance by ... More >>
Who wants to spend her vacation replacing a corpse and dancing with a stiff?
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Highway? Park? Highway with a park on top? The fight over St. Paul's Ayd Mill Road gears up--again.
Being black and gay is seen by some as double . But playwright Djola Branner disputes that notion, And his play, Homos in the House, which premieres this month, shows how such attitudes create stigma, erect barriers, and inhibit HIV/AIDS prevention