America's last movie star sealed his fate on Oprah's couch
While hanging out with his dad in the garage earlier this summer, Gustavus student Gunnar Boettcher decided to turn on his video camera and document a critter he had seen around his dad's place numerous times -- a bizarre looking rabbit with what appear to be horns growing out of its head.SEE ALSO: ... More >>
Dudes in Wisconsin must be really, really bored.SEE ALSO: Donna the Deer Lady seriously believes deer crossing signs are like crosswalks for deer [AUDIO] A group of at least five men face $303 fines from the Wisconsin DNR after they posted footage to YouTube of themselves laughing and having a grand ... 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 >>
Today marks the return of Emily White -- the 21-year-old NPR intern who got everyone riled up last June because she's too young to appreciate music ownership. She and I are actually very similar on paper. Both of us love music and the artists who create it deeply enough to delve into the murky water ... More >>
For a while, Joel "WhysGuy" Bauman was both a rapper and a wrestler at the University of Minnesota. Now, after he's seen some success on the music side, he's ineligible to compete as a wrestler based upon NCAA rules. Recently, the school contacted him and requested he take down his motivation-bent ... More >>
Former Packers cheerleader Kaitlyn Collins isn't taking insults directed toward her on the Chicago Bears Fan Facebook page lying down.SEE ALSO: Kenneth Krause, personal injury lawyer, wrote letter to Jennifer Livingston calling her obese [PHOTO]Yesterday, Collins posted a four minute-plus video on Y ... More >>
You'll love the movies produced by the North Korean dictator. Or else.
Dear internet, Mark Mallman is on his way to making some sort of musical history this week. Known for his feats of technological and musical mayhem, Mallman and his team are heading cross-country to create a seven-day documentary song in a pimped-out 1992 Vandura conversion van. The project began in ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- MN for Marriage on General Mills' pro-GLBT stance: "Marriage doesn't matter to them"-- Michele Bachmann waves bag of gay-unfriendly Chick-fil-A [VIDEO]Yesterday, video of a middle-aged man megafailing while trying to light a box of Cheerios on fire in protest of General Mills' support fo ... More >>
On Lyndale Avenue South, just across from the Loon grocery store, Jim Fiala's cameras are always watching.About 15 years ago, Fiala's car was stolen out of his driveway, so he set up a camera in front of the house, a simple task for the retired electrical engineer. Over time, Fiala began adding m ... More >>
In a video that was posted to the official YouTube channel for the MNGOP House caucus, Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, compares food stamp recipients to wild animals. She later tweeted an apology for her comments and had the video removed, but the clip, embedded below, is preserved in the fossil ... More >>
Prince performing "When U Were Mine" in 1983.Nostalgia for Prince and the Revolution is running over the brim for many in the Twin Cities at the moment. Sunday evening's Benefit 2 Celebrate Life marked the reunion of his Purple Excellence's backing band at First Avenue and the renewed health of d ... More >>
Annie Stensrud can't catch a break.Annie Stensrud, the Mankato CBS-Fox affiliate reporter whose "drunk broadcast" went viral on YouTube was arrested last night for a DWI. According to Nicollet County Sheriff Dave Lange, Stensrud was stopped after someone called to report a possible drunk driver.T ... More >>
Though he reportedly expressed some humble resistance to the tribute because "he's not even dead yet," Hüsker Dü and Sugar frontman Bob Mould took part in an all-star tribute to his songwriting and legacy last night at L.A.'s Disney Hall, where he was joined by Foo Fighters' Dave Groh ... More >>
Ruth Murman got an extra two weeks in her home after teaming up with Occupy MN.Ruth Murman needed two extra weeks to pack up her and her elderly father's things and get them out of the home she is losing to foreclosure. Her mortgage lender, US Bank, said no dice. The eviction was set for October ... More >>
Raptor Resource ProjectCould somebody climb up there and wipe off the lens?Let's take a moment this morning to break away from all the usual craziness in the world, and admire the handiwork of the Raptor Resource Project. The organization has set up a nest webcam in Decorah, Iowa, to eaves ... More >>
Khari Tillman.Remember Khari Jerome Anse Tillman? He's the 32-year-old guy from Rosemount who was prosecuted for posting a Blunt Rolling 101 lesson with his nephew via YouTube. After pleading guilty to five misdemeanors, he's going to jail for 20 days for his stunningly bad debut as an onlin ... More >>
CaffthoughtsBachmann dodging the media -- on tape!It's not news that Michele Bachmann exists in a carefully regulated bubble, talking only to sympathetic outlets guaranteed to disseminate her nonsense without question. But it isn't everyday that we get video of la Bachmann stiff-arming repor ... More >>
Miller and Loughner also shared an interest in 2012 prophecies.Jared Loughner, the 22-year-old psycho accused of the Arizona rampage, may have been influenced by Milwaukee grammar conspiracy theorist David Wynn Miller. On his YouTube channel, Loughner expounds his barely coherent philosophie ... More >>
Pete Arnold, AKA Zeeboid, is in the captain's chair when it comes to media requests.Yesterday, we told you that Pete Arnold, the father at the center of the BirthOrNot abortion poll, is actually Zeeboid, a rightwing internet troll.Today, in an effort to make his trollish ways even clearer, we hav ... More >>
Cubby the bear was killed on a fenced-in wildlife preserve.Troy Gentry is a big shot country music star, half of the Montgomery Gentry act. But new video on YouTube shows that when it comes to bear hunting, he's a legend in his own mind.
Image via YouTubeDale Johannessen gets shirty.Combine St. Paul's two latest tazing recipients and you've got yourself a fully clothed man. While Brian Dziubak dropped trou in a gas station, Dale Steven Johannessen managed to get his shirt off at the Great Minnesota Get-Together before catchi ... More >>
Photo: YouTube Grandma Randi Reitan doesn't like anti-gay storesWhoever at Target thought it would be a good idea to pitch in $150,000 to support gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer must be kicking themselves right now. The company formerly known for supporting gay employees is getting an avala ... More >>
The latest Minnesota meme to hit YouTube is a local parody of Katy Perry's hit "California Gurls," called "Minnesota Gurls." The song was penned by a group of kids from Fridley who go by the name Dime and Peppimoo (with help from their pals Cookie and Twizzler), and since it was posted at the beg ... More >>
Image via YouTubeDiscovery Channel storm chasers made tracks to MinnesotaIt now appears that there were some wild imaginations and miscounts at work last Thursday when a hellacious storm system ripped across the state, killing at least three people. Those 34 twisters we and others reported? ... More >>
James Lileks notes that the Hitler parody videos are slowly being taken down from YouTube. See this one while it's still available: (UPDATE: Looks like it's been taken down. Anyone find any mirror sites?)
How much fiction will mingle with fact today when Michele Bachmann, Sarah Palin, Sean Hannity and thousands of Republican donors descend on Minneapolis in a giant orgy of cash and cable news coverage? If recent history is any guide, there will be a target-rich environment. You can take a quiz on the ... More >>
The mother of a toddler featured in a viral YouTube video dancing to Prince's "Let's Go Crazy" went head-to-head with Universal Music Group... and won!
Quick, watch these before they get taken down!
The thermometer was sinking down below the zero mark, but that didn't stop a huge gathering of concerned Somalis and Seward residents.
A time-lapse movie of a snowstorm hitting Bridge Square in downtown Northfield. Nice music, too. Enjoy.
Stephanie Smith was horribly sickened by eating tainted meat two years ago.
The couple's NYC fun turned into disaster when ABC canceled their hotel room and flight for playing with their competitor.
We all know as we watch that video that Brown is a lady beater, but somehow that horrific image disappears as that joyous wedding party boogies down the aisle.
New York Magazine's Dan Kois called it one of the best pieces of musical theater this year. How could that be?
Believe it or not, this is the only live footage of the Minneapolis legends on YouTube. (So far.)
Four years after becoming one of the first YouTube phenomenons, ukulele prodigy Jake Shimabukuro is still flying high
Tuesday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.
Weezer announce an upcoming Minneapolis show with another in a series of unconventional YouTube videos.
The Juno screenwriter makes a triumphant return to her sugar daddy.