After nearly a decade of ineptitude, this season's incarnation of the T-Wolves is generating some buzz.But last night's disappointing loss to Milwaukee dropped the team to 0-2 and featured the shoddy defense and ball-handling characteristic of the horrible Kurt Rambis teams fans are so eager to f ... More >>
Clooney also directs
Netroots Nation comes to Minneapolis
Crazy congresswoman building empire of tweeps
The senate race between the Republican incumbent and the former SNL comedian is the most expensive in the country
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CITY PAGES BLOGS Steve Monaco has your Monday Movie Quiz at Couch Pundit. Jack Sparks responds to Diablo Cody's State Fair post at the Other Side of Country. THESE DAYS Thailand's leader is trying to ferret out a government minister who allegedly had a penis enlargement, saying news of it is aff ... More >>
Prez's "town hall" audience was hand-picked
Why does Howard Dean's own party consider him the most dangerous character in Washington?
Tomorrow--or later today, if you're a City Pages newsletter subscriber--citypages.com will be posting this week's cover story about Howard Dean and his futile quest to point the Democratic party in a new direction. Meantime, despite the many efforts of his own party to shut Dean up, the DNC chairman ... More >>
The Democrats, in a stirring show of bipartisanship, have joined Republicans in ganging up on DNC chairman Howard Dean in recent weeks. Beyond the gripes of frontline Democratic pols about Dean's rhetoric, major donors are said to be mad at the party because Dean's ignoring them, and some top fundr ... More >>
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Rybak's ballpark two-step costs him the DFL endorsement
Al Franken buys Mill City condo; eyes 2008 "Purple State" Senate run Salon's got a rambling interview with the comic today in which he and various pundits handicap his chances of unseating Republican Norm Coleman. The talking heads like his chances; but then, apparently, they liked Howard Dean's c ... More >>
Dr. Dean's image, the MSM and the Strib Howard Dean's slight return to the political pulpit at the Minneapolis Convention Center last night yielded few surprises, but a note or two of inspired rhetoric. The flourishes were largely ignored in the Star Tribune's account of the evening, and what repor ... More >>
Heckling During the Malik Sealy Memorial Is a Good Start To: David Stern From: Paul Kaiser, Jim Walsh, Pat Widell Re: Is it easier to throw a man out of an arena or throw a ball through a hoop? Dear Mr. Stern We just got kicked out of the Timberwolves-Spurs game. We're not that surprised it happen ... More >>
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Kerry's gambit: If you can't say anything nice
Penumbra's three-sister, three-hour drama runs on vapors
How's the president doing?
And other questions from the campaign trail
Giving ourselves permission to headbang, breakdance, and scream
Picked-up pieces from Iowa
Howard "Hindenberg" Dean and the rest
Piety, politics, and polls about religion
The speech you'll never hear
Howard Dean vs. the democratic establishment
'The Return of the King' ushers in a fellowship of friendsters
Never mind the backlash: Love the Strokes. They're cuter, richer, and more drunk than you.
America is no place for the old. Then there's Mexico.
Patti Smith nominates Ralph Nader; Penelope Houston stumps for Howard Dean; Liz Phair endorses copulating barbies
Democrats say they are hopeful about the coming election. But then, they have to say that.
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