The great Ravi Shankar has passed at the age of 92, and we have a life timeline to chart his majestic artistic development. Back on August 3, 1967, George Harrison holds a press conference at the Kinarra School of Music in Los Angeles to promote a performance the following night by Ravi Shankar, the ... More >>
New York Times on Bradlee DeanThe New York Times has finally picked up the Bradlee Dean trail.
This weekend, the Times published a story on Dean's relationship to presidential candidate Michele Bachmann. They even sprung to send reporter Serge F. Kolvaleski all the way out to Annandale to ge ... More >>
Michele Bachmann admits that she is not a doctor or scientist.Michele Bachmann has come full circle on the HPV vaccine, and for the first time since... well, ever, she's admitted total ignorance.Let's track the arc of Bachmann's wild statements about this vaccine, which "medical doctors" say prev ... More >>
Bradlee Dean on Kurt Zellers: "He's a liar. He straight up lied."In late May, pastor Bradley Dean Smith, the subject of this week's feature, launched himself into the public eye by delivering a controversial prayer on the floor of the Minnesota Legislature.
Smith, better known as Bradlee Dean, ... More >>
Hennepin County mugshotHave you seen this man? Big Joe is on the lamJoseph "Big Joe" Gustafson, a former Hell's Angel-turned bail bondsman who terrorized north Minneapolis for years, has been charged with seven felonies -- and he's on the run.
Authorities aren't saying whether they know where Gu ... More >>
On this day in history 1963, Patsy Cline performed her last show ever before dying at the age of 30. But it was the events that happened in the ensuing weeks (and years) that were truly notable... and, well, weird.
Little Joe Gustafson, leader of the Beat Down Posse, was booked into jail this morningJoseph Duane "Little Joe" Gustafson, a North Minneapolis man who terrorized his neighborhood for years, is being charged today with 14 felony counts: racketeering, assault, making terroristic threats, kidnap ... More >>
Michele Bachmann trashes Michelle Obama over breastfeeding.When the teabaggers made Michele Bachmann their queen, were they hoping she'd start a war with First Lady Michelle Obama over breastfeeding?Because that's what she's doing.Mrs. Obama has promoted the idea of more flexible workplace rules ... More >>
Michele Bachmann delivers the tea party SOTU response.Michele Bachmann insisted she wasn't trying to upstage Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan's official Republican response to the State of the Union address this evening.
But she rubbed everyone the wrong way anyway. Here's what she said.
Former students of a local high-tech graphics training program paid up to $25,000 for their diplomas. Many say they didn't get the education they were promised. The school dismissed their complaints; state and federal authorities didn't.