Tricky, gorgeous film shows the real New Orleans
If we survive tomorrow's Mayan apocalypse, we may have to start contending with a more insidious doom: rising oceans. But one way to offset at least the financial punch of climate change, says The Economist's economic correspondent, Ryan Avent, is for people to start migrating. Specifically, migrati ... More >>
On Saturday, WDAY TV news anchor Kelsey Roseth led the Fargo-Moorhead evening news with the following statement: "Parts of downtown Moorhead are destroyed when wandering deer ended up in the heart of the city."Before you call FEMA, understand that Roseth's statement is somewhat preposterous: video f ... More >>
From top GOP contender to bottom of the barrel
This man has better things to do than worry about a national disaster in his home state.Look, we know Tim Pawlenty has more important things to worry about than the death and destruction in North Minneapolis--what with his presidential campaign kicking off today and all--but would it kill him to ... More >>
How do you know when you're really, really, really ridiculously famous? When a tweet you compose about how you're not going to appear on a morning talk show gets picked up and reported by every news outlet in the country.
MATT LAUER: You remember what he said? PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH: Yes, I do. He called me a racist. A brief excerpt has been posted of Matt Lauer's interview with former President George W. Bush, set to air this Monday night on Matt Lauer Reports.For a man who dammed the river of scientific prog ... More >>
Lady Gaga proclaimed yesterday that "Equality is the prime rib of America," simultaneously empowering and confusing the hell out of legions of GLBT activists as they rallied against "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." While the nation's top socio-political scientists try to decode what Gaga could have possi ... More >>
In anticipation of the free distribution of his new album, 20Ten, via the UK's Daily Mirror this Saturday, Prince invited Mirror reporter Peter Willis to Paisley Park for what the paper is touting as a "world exclusive interview" -- never mind the fact that he recently invited a reporter from Ebo ... More >>
Is he rewriting history or setting the record straight? Why not tell Karl Rove what you think in person? George W. Bush's former senior advisor -- "Bush's brain" -- is going to be at the Mall of America to sign copies of his first book, "Courage and Consequence: My Life as a Conservative in ... More >>
We're countin' em down, end-of-decade style.
Apparently there's one guy in Minnesota, Broc Blegen, who thought it was appropriate to honor G. Dubbs today and you can still check it out tonight.
2001[not really Doomtree] Building Better Bombs, Bottle Rocket single, 100 black discs limited edition [no label][not really Doomtree] Building Better Bombs, I Will Burn mini CD [no label][not really Doomtree] Cenospecies, In Definition (Peak Records), 2001: "Hip Hop"Note: Here's probably the firs ... More >>
What's more interesting than actor Kevin Costner & Modern West playing country-rock on a Tuesday night at Cabooze?
The NCAA stuffing Minneapolis' attempt to host a Final Four, the NCAA humiliated the city by shouting 'NOT IN YOUR HOUSE!' right in its face.
The Twin Cities-based laugh factory offers smart hope in dumb times
Inside a Leninist bookstore in West St. Paul, a familiar refrain: What is to be done?
Fair trade brews are popping up all over, but Peace Coffee is still a cup apart