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 >>
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 Bicycling.com's Best Bike City honor ... More >>
Marion McClinton directs the show about two brothers and a prison buddy
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 >>
Officials moved on, but neighborhood never got help
Oil company has friends on the PUC
Photo by August de WildeJenny & 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 >>
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...
Stadium expert Neil deMause on the Twins ballpark: "Could go down as one of the great taxpayer muggings of all time"
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.
A couple of different organizations are working to restock the bookshelves along the Gulf Coast.
An Idaho weatherman blames the Japanese mafia for Hurricane Katrina, Tom Sizemore's sex tapes, the Minnesota blog of the day, and more...
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
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>