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 >>
Today, the surging Minnesota Wild acquired some goaltending insurance by acquiring 33-year-old Russian veteran Ilya Bryzgalov for a fourth-round pick.SEE ALSO: Ricky Rubio gets Zen on Alexey Shved [VIDEO]Bryzgalov will probably be slotted behind Darcy Kuemper on the goalie depth chart, but as eviden ... More >>
The Vikings are hiring Mike Zimmer to be the team's next head coach, a number of national NFL correspondents are reporting this morning. SEE ALSO: Vikings break news of Leslie Frazier's firing on Twitter Zimmer, 57, has been the Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator for the past six seasons. His ... More >>
Red Tails, This Is Forty, and more
It's news that sounds dubious at best, but the Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Neil Gaiman's beloved, award-winning comic The Sandman may be coming to a television screen near you. Rumor has it that Warner Brothers is currently working on acquiring rights. There's no word yet on whether or ... More >>
Courtesy Twilight: EclipseAh, the glory of Photoshop's desaturation tool Yesterday marked the opening of Twilight: Tweengasm, and no power in the universe can stop a seething mass of blond 12-year-olds from streaming into theaters across America, where they will squeal in unison for two hours u ... More >>
SJP and cast struggle to stay forever young
If you haven't seen Hung, the series about to start its second season on HBO, it's about a guy who's struggling to keep his life together until he learns he learns that his unusually generous endowment means he can make bank as a male prostitute.It was probably only a matter of time before satiri ... More >>
If you haven't seen Hung, the series about to start its second season on HBO, it's about a guy who's struggling to keep his life together until he learns he learns that his unusually generous endowment means he can make bank as a male prostitute.It was probably only a matter of time before sa ... More >>
New HBO series from The Wire creator honors New Orleans
A sitcom about hipsters who strike out for L.A. to make it big? This'll test the showman's acting range.
My favorite music right now is the new album by De La Soul, Are You In?: Nike Original Run--a new take on rap-rock-techno in 45 bracing minutes, with production by Detroit's Young RJ and Chicago duo Flosstradamus, with the latter mixing the results into one continuous track.This is also De La's fir ... More >>
It's the world's largest music and movies superstore, and everything in it is free—and illegal. Every month, some five billion illegal downloads are passed around the internet, and the entertainment industry sues several hundred people. CP writer St
Some DeLay lobbyists want their money back, some decapitation victims stay alive for a few moments, possible Snakes On A Plane endings, South Park goofs on Family Guy, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Three's company; four's a marriage
The bad news first: a new film based on Charles Bukowski's Factotum, which was shot around town and even guest-stars a City Pages writer, has been dropped by its theatrical distributor right before its American premiere.
The new HBO series Rome is a big hit among BitTorrent file-sharers, and the cable empire is waging war against the program and its users. (If you're unfamiliar with how torrents work, this introduction, while biased, is fairly straightforward.) Besides uploading their own bogus files, HBO is activel ... More >>
HBO's 'Rome' is a clever mirror of modern class warfare
Last year, "I'm Rick James, bitch!" was the nation's favorite catchphrase, taking over locker rooms, restaurants, swimming pools, churches, and knitting gatherings like a virus that just would not die already. But now that Dave Chappelle has abandoned Comedy Central, HBO's Entourage fills the void w ... More >>
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