By Vanessa QuilantanYou might not have been familiar with him early last year, but in the time since Macklemore's album with Ryan Lewis, The Heist, dropped in October 2012, he's become a household name. With "Thrift Shop" and "Can't Hold Us," and his latest, gay-equality rap single (that feels str ... More >>
A viral YouTube video inspired a 16-year-old St. Paul girl to go "gallon smashing" Saturday night at the Midway Target.SEE ALSO: Minnesota does the Harlem Shake: The ten best local Harlem Shake videos on YouTube She might've got a homemade video out of it, but it came at a price. The teen was cited ... More >>
YouTube's stars and multichannel networks are at odds over money and creative control as the site grows
The memories of Lifter Puller jostling the Twin Cities in the late '90s can hopefully live on -- via film. The group's guitarist-keyboardist Steve Barone is making one last push to find archival video of the group for a short documentary. One nugget that he has just shared via YouTube is Craig Finn' ... More >>
Cat-meme lovers unite for a meowing—or wowing—first-ever event
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SEE ALSO: General Mills protest: Homophobe megafails while trying to light Cheerios on fire [VIDEO]Some thought it might've been a hoax. Turns out it was the work of a homo-hating Christian nutjob.The Smoking Gun blog has identified the General Mills protesting, Cheerios-burning Flaming Homophobe as ... More >>
The Star Tribune is being criticized on a popular media blog for improperly crediting a YouTube video as well as importing it into their custom media player in order to serve advertisements on it.Jim Romenesko reports he received the tip from "a Twin Cities journalist who asked not to be named, ... More >>
The Internet is abuzz with the news that Spotify is coming to the United States. But what does that mean for us, exactly? Their website lists an excited an announcement that the music service is coming to the U.S. (no date in mind), along with a few choice quotes from Mark Zuckerberg and Dem ... More >>
Dalailama.comThis weekend marks the Dalai Lama's first major visit to Minnesota in 10 years.This weekend, the Dalai Lama's intrepid travels have brought him to Minnesota, home to the second-largest Tibetan population in the United States. The holy leader will be in town today through Sunday, ... More >>
xxpandafacexx via YouTubeNow, that's a sweet dress!Yesterday, the internet was all abuzz with talk of a Wisconsin mom's sweet creation. Kerrin Frey made her daughter, Tara's, prom dress entirely from Starburst wrappers. A dress made out of reused candy wrappers is the perfect salute to Earth Day ... More >>
Question: How do you know when a YouTube sensation has gone over-the-top crazy viral and is in danger of invading our thoughts, our hopes, our dreams? Answer: When a cover of said viral song by a guy who sings like Bob Dylan gets over a million views in a week.
YouTubeNorthern Lights near St. Cloud.Anyone up around midnight on March 10 in St. Cloud and points north, and outside with their eyes open, stood a good chance of witnessing a magnificent display of the Northern Lights -- the Aurora Borealis. Some video was just posted in YouTube.
Online video aficionados MPLS.TV and Gimme Noise are joining forces with the Sound Gallery to present an intimate series of concerts featuring cutting-edge local and national talent. A limited number of 100 attendees will be treated to exclusive performances, complimentary beer, and food provided ... More >>
We love a good graph. All those vertices, nodes, and endpoints... and don't even get us started on arcs. It'll just get us all worked up. So we were psyched to find a graph today telling us that the Twin Cities is amongst the top 10 cities for live rock music in the U.S.We already knew our Cities ... More >>
50 Tyson is taking YouTube by storm.50 Tyson is the latest viral YouTube phenomenon to emerge from the Twin Cities.The 16-year-old kid--who really does resemble a cross between 50 Cent and Mike Tyson--has 3.8 million views of his YouTube mirror rap.Now he is turning his fame into a chance for aut ... More >>
Image via YouTubeChristine O'Donnell shouts down Al Franken.Christine O'Donnell is the most famous teabaggin' Republican candidate for Senate ever to have dabbled in witchcraft and opposed masturbation. If she wins in Delaware this November, she may also become famous for being the only Repu ... More >>
YouTube videoDanny Chamberlain says the Vikings have the MAGICA Minnesota teen loves the home team so much he parodied B.o.B.'s "Magic" on YouTube--his version is all about the Vikings. Danny Chamberlain recorded his tribute over a Vikings match-up on the newly released Madden NFL 11 video game.
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20-year-old Julia Nunes is translating musical success on YouTube into a tour to sell her new CD
Never the mind the hints ahead of a middle-of-the-night video clip: the Gophers star basketball recruit is still suspended.
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What kind of people share their identities on a YouTube video that shows them assaulting others?
Mohamed Abdi has a somewhat unsurprising blemish on his criminal record. Meanwhile, victims are coming forward with their accounts now that the video has received national attention.
A video clip might help identify a group of kids assaulting bystanders in the Twin Cities.
In case you missed it Saturday, here's a YouTube clip of the full fight.
Attention old people: Don't let the Internet beat you.
A YouTube video shows the Sheboygan mayor claiming he's heard his wife's sister gives "one helluva hummer."
When we posted the video yesterday, it already had 190,000 views. By this morning, that number had skyrocketed to 1,350,000.
Maybe he was embarrassed that his sweet plan failed him, but the man allegedly told officers that he learned how to make his shoplifting gear from a video on YouTube.
An Eden Praire family man-slash-YouTube sensation is "Cooking for Dads."
Finally, a worthwhile remix of YouTube footage that doesn't involve stupid Nintendo cartoons.
How to use the Google to easily "hack" Coleman's weak-ass web security.
Denny's stab at absurdity: Not bad. Not bad at all.
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New royalties proposed by the music industry threaten to kill independent Internet radio