Gulf Coast

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2014

    Drive-By Truckers at First Avenue, 3/27/14

    Drive-By Truckers with Blitzen Trapper First Avenue, Minneapolis Thursday, March 27, 2014 Somebody really ought to slip T Bone Burnett a Drive-By Truckers compilation. For all of the man's professional eminence, he missed a golden opportunity to include the Athens, Georgia-based cult favorites in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2012

    Twin Cities are a Lonely Planet top U.S. travel destination for 2013

    With temperatures plummeting, most Minnesotan travel fantasies inevitably fixate on locales further south. SEE ALSO:-- Minneapolis is one of the most "unexpectedly romantic" cities in the country, says Yahoo-- Portland douses some Haterade on Mpls after regaining's Best Bike City honor ... More >>

  • Arts

    September 12, 2012

    The Brothers Size examines deep bonds

    Marion McClinton directs the show about two brothers and a prison buddy

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2012

    Bachmann says there's "a spiritual hurricane in our land" as Tropical Storm Isaac approaches [UPDATE] [VIDEO]

    SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann: God sent Hurricane Irene to carry me to the White HouseAlmost exactly one year to the day after she said "I don't know how much God has to do to get the attention of the politicians. We've had an earthquake; we've had a hurricane," Michele Bachmann is again linking severe ... More >>

  • News

    November 23, 2011

    North Minneapolis tornado victims have been forgotten

    Officials moved on, but neighborhood never got help

  • News

    October 20, 2010

    Enbridge Energy could be Minnesota's BP

    Oil company has friends on the PUC

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2010

    Jenny and Johnny at the Cedar, 9/12/10

    Photo by August de Wilde​Jenny & JohnnySeptember 12, 2010The Cedar Cultural CenterEven though she gave up movie work more than a dozen years ago to pursue music in earnest, Jenny Lewis in a sense remains an ambitious actress, her sound and shape shifting with each album. Over the course of fou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2008

    Play it again: Top 10 Reissues of 2008

    It's time to rank the best of what went aroun ... More >>

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  • Blogs

    August 29, 2006

    8/29 Morning Communiqué

    Footballers freezing their babies's stem cells in case of sports injuries, $1 billion spent on useless anti-drug ads, turning off t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2006

    7/17 Morning Communiqué

    Average British male spends five percent of income on beer and snacks, no third party love in North Carolina, MN student at Drake busted for making bogus driver's licenses, Mac developer bets Bill Gates, notice your nuts, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2006

    Deal or no deal?

    Stadium expert Neil deMause on the Twins ballpark: "Could go down as one of the great taxpayer muggings of all time"

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2006

    Stop me if you've heard this one: Minnesota's running a surplus

    How do you create a budgetary "surplus" despite an economy that lags behind the national average in terms of job growth? By pretending inflation and court rulings don't exist.

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2006

    Send New Orleans your copy of A Million Little Pieces

    A couple of different organizations are working to restock the bookshelves along the Gulf Coast.

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2006

    Michael Stipe sings Joseph Arthur to benefit Katrina victims

    R.E.M. front man Michael Stipe has founded the In The Sun Foundation to benefit Gulf Coast residents still suffering the effects of l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2005

    9/27: Morning Communique

    An Idaho weatherman blames the Japanese mafia for Hurricane Katrina, Tom Sizemore's sex tapes, the Minnesota blog of the day, and more...

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2005

    Very bad news, a handy digest

    National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration: Rita crosses Florida keys, heads for Gulf Coast The Independent (UK): Global warming "past the point of no return." Reuters: WHO: World has slim chance to stop flu pandemic

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2005

    Katrina tra-la-la-la: Hip-hoppers rock you like a...

    Forget Mos Def's silly, U2-bashing "Katrina Clap" and Skillbill's pointlessly politic "Blue Monday", which are each as opportunistic as Legendary K.O.'s "George Bush Doesn't Care About Black People" without being nearly as funny (see below), and are each as creatively helpless given the subject as P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2005

    New Orleans: a long history of suppressing disaster talk

    When they got round to laying blame for the dismal performance of governments at every level last week in New Orleans, all the reporters invoked some reference to the traditionally "corrupt and inefficient" governments of the city and of Louisiana. True enough, but New Orleans itself has always mani ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2005

    The aftermath of Katrina in punditry

    A week after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, we've heard from politicians, pundits, survivors, aid workers, and editorialists. Here are just a few of the notable comments coming out of the tragedy... "We finally cleaned up public housing in New Orleans. We couldn't do it, but God did." -- Re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2005

    Norm's conquest

    Junior Senator's reponse to Katrina: Tax cuts for all my friends! It may have been Labor Day, but the powers that be in Minnesota Sen. Norm Coleman's office were apparently hard at work devising a plan. Coleman is clearly becoming a sort of trial-balloon politician for the neo-con agenda's most egr ... More >>