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  • Blogs

    June 8, 2012

    Leinenkugel family road trip hits the Twin Cities

    The Leinenkugel brothers are in town. In fact the whole "famn damily" is here. Led by the current brewery CEO Jake Leinenkugel, a fifth-generation decendant of the founder, they are making a stop in the Twin Cities as part of a months-long, multi-city road trip to visit Leini's top 24 markets. "It's ... More >>

  • News

    February 1, 2012

    The Super Bowl Prostitution Hoax

    Indianapolis mobilizes for an epic battle with an urban legend.

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2011

    Betty McCollum doesn't hate NASCAR, just the Army sponsoring NASCAR

    McCollum has touched a NASCAR nerve.​DFL Rep. Betty McCollum insists she does not hate NASCAR, she just can't figure out why taxpayers need to help sponsor a NASCAR driver and team already worth millions of dollars. Republicans have squelched her amendment to defund the $7 million program. Sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2010

    Reminiscing with Rachel's potato chips

    A pioneer in gourmet potato chips!​Coming across a bag of Rachel's potato chips last weekend was like finding an old friend: Naming biases aside, I think the chips--one of the first "gourmet" potato chip brands--are a great product. Though somehow I couldn't remember the last time I'd had a ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2008
  • Arts

    January 9, 2008
  • Blogs

    June 23, 2005

    6/23: Morning Communique

    [CITY PAGES BLOGS] Jack Sparks busts on Rep. Randy "Duke" Cunningham for distracting people from his recent chicanery by bringing up a flag burning amendment The Other Side of Country. Steve Perry turns us on to Kennedy conspiracy theorist turned movie business columnist Edward Jay Epstein at Cult ... More >>

  • News

    April 21, 2004
  • Movies

    August 22, 2001

    Shoot 'Em All!

    Apocalypse Now Redux extends an epic allegory of American megalomania into the 21st Century

  • Books

    July 19, 2000

    Boom Buggies

    Welcome to the world of decibel drag racing, where trophies go not to the fast, but to the loud

  • News

    October 27, 1999

    Rocket Man

    Ky Michaelson has gone 180 mph on a snowmobile, hurled men off tall buildings, and blown tons of metal into the stratosphere. Are you ready for the biggest stunt of all?