Hugo Chavez

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2013

    Welcome to MN with Atmosphere at First Avenue, 3/5/13

    Welcome to MN Tour 2013Atmosphere and Brother Aliwith Get Cryphy, Carnage and HaphduznFirst Avenue Mainroom, MinneapolisTuesday, March 5, 2013 Starting back in 2011, the reigning lords of MN hip-hop decided that 'burbs, exurbs and townships of our fair kingdom were getting left out. While hamlets l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2012

    Das Racist at Triple Rock, 4/5/12

    Das Racist With Spyder Baybie Raw Dogg and 2% Muck, Illuminous 3Triple Rock Social Club, MinneapolisThursday, April 5, 2012It was hard to know what to expect at Das Racist's first Minneapolis appearance. The group's cryptic and comedic approach to post-modern hip-hop is so goofy, strange and listles ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Jesse Ventura endorses Tom Horner for governor

    Jesse Ventura now: Vote for Tom Horner.​Jesse Ventura shocked Minnesota, and launched a million late-night TV jokes, when he made the leap from the pro wrestling ring to the governor's mansion in the 1998. Now he's passing the feather boa to a new independent. He's endorsed Tom Horner for gov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2010

    Michele Bachmann stars in anti-socialism movie from church that blames Darwin for Holocaust

    It's the end of the world as she knows it​In her never-ending quest to push the Obama-is-a-socialist meme forward, Michele Bachmann is featured in a new documentary horror movie produced by James Kennedy's Coral Ridge Ministries. The video promo for "Socialism: A Clear and Present Danger" sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2010

    Odd Missive: Hugo Chavez serenades Hillary Clinton

    Hugo Chavez is known, much like Fidel Castro, for his lengthy and frequent polemics in the state-controlled media. Where Fidel employed newspaper editorials, Chavez hosts the weekly Aló Presidente, his television show that regularly broadcasts for five hours or more, rhetorical filibusters of st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    Jesse Ventura wants high schoolers force fed Hugo Chavez flick [Video]

    Anti-Chavez news coverage in the U.S. is a conspiracy, Ventura says​Oliver Stone and Jesse Ventura tag teamed for a smackdown against stunned Florida GOP congressman Connie Mack last night on last Larry King Live. The topic: "South of the Border," Stone's new documentary about Venezuelan leade ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2009

    Cargill rice facility threatened by Hugo Chavez

    The Venezuelan president has taken control of some of the country's rice facilities. Minnetonka-based Cargill's plant could be next.

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2009

    Rogue Chocolatier releases new chocolate bar

    Rogue Chocolatier's new Venezuelan Rio Caribe bar now available.

  • News

    June 13, 2007

    The Art of Deception

    Johan Santana throws the trickiest pitch in baseball. Does he have a third Cy Young up his sleeve?

  • Music

    October 4, 2006
  • Blogs

    March 20, 2006

    3/20: Morning Communique

    The Christian right puts the screws to the GOP, do more by working less, the Snakes on a Plane trailer, George Liquor sells root beer, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2005

    8/29: Morning Communique

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2005

    8/25: Morning Communique

    THESE DAYS The current warming trends in the Arctic may shove the Arctic system into a seasonally ice-free state not seen for more than one million years, according to a new report. The melting is accelerating, and a team of researchers were unable to identify any natural processes that might slow ... More >>

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    August 24, 2005
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    August 23, 2005

    8/23: Morning Communique

    CITY PAGES BLOGS Diablo Cody delivers her Five Least Favorite Songs at the Pussy Ranch. Steve Monaco has your movie quiz question of the week at Couch Pundit. THESE DAYS Two months after ending his 16-year relationship with Capitol Records, country singer Garth Brooks has used his newfound freed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2005

    8/2: Morning Communique

    CITY PAGES BLOGS Steve Monaco has this week's movie quiz, as well as last week's winners, at Couch Pundit. THESE DAYS Outspoken Catholic Cardinal Rosalio Castillo took his war of words with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to a new level in an interview published Sunday, calling him "a paranoid d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2005
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    July 5, 2005
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    April 19, 2005

    Quixotic Prexy

    The Venezuelan government has printed copies to of Cervantes? ?Don Quixote? to distribute free to citizens. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is urging everyone to read the hefty classic. President Bush is expected to respond by urging all Americans to read ?Who Moved My Cheese??

  • Movies

    September 17, 2003

    The Doc Is In

    Nonfiction writes the prescription in Toronto

  • Books

    May 15, 2002

    Viva Vin Weber

    A Minnesota tie to the ill-fated coup in Venezuela