Twin Cities attorney Jordan Kushner is a National Lawyers Guild Legal Observer. As such, he attends protests to make sure private security and law enforcement respects demonstrators' rights even when situations become tense.SEE ALSO: Dan Feidt, producer of DRE drug scandal video, talks about Occupy, ... More >>
Ah, the cradle of civilization: birthplace of modern agriculture, organized religion, and falafel. The Midwest isn't exactly a Mecca of, well, Mecca-inspired cuisine, but we do have a handful of Middle Eastern restaurants here in the Twin Cities worth seeking out when those kabob cravings strike. He ... More >>
It's said that it was a sweltering early autumn day in Rosine, Kentucky when a neighbor found Malissa Vandiver Monroe in her yard, strumming away furiously on her mandolin under the shade of a tree. Malissa was very, very pregnant with her eighth and last child, a boy who would be born on September ... More >>
As contentious debates go, the dispute between Palestine and Israel is right up there near the top. Many lives have been lost and a peace accord has been elusive. It's not a discussion one would expect to be addressed between two chefs, on either side of the divide, aired over social media, but that ... More >>
Bob Dylan make one of the earliest "music videos" ever with a clip from D.A. Pennebaker's 1967 documentary Don't Look Back. Accompanying the masterful "Subterranean Homesick Blues," Dylan daftly tosses cue cards that wittily accompany his lyrics with the occasional misspelling ("suckcess").This w ... More >>
Leave it to the Turf Club to have something this audacious planned
for 4/20. The evening is hilariously billed as 'Wade Boggs Wicked Boston
Baked Bash,' and will feature a merry band of local characters all presenting
something vaguely Bostonian throughout the night. Of course Marijuana Deaths ... More >>
Brian Crouch from La Belle VieLast Sunday, the Minnesota History Center in partnership with Fabulous Catering and Gastro Non Grata, hosted a DIY wild game class. Just in time for hunting season, a group gathered at the Fab Cat compound in south Minneapolis to learn the ins-and-outs of preparing f ... More >>
Another day on Fox News, another chance to lob unsubstantiated claims. In the latest version, Bachmann gets her Middle East facts all wrong, aided and abetted by host David Asman.
The video (after the jump) is helpfully posted on Bachmann's Facebook page.
Helen Thomas, who started reporting on U.S. presidents a year before Barack Obama was born, got caught on tape recently during the Jewish Heritage Celebration at the White House telling Jews to go back to Germany (video after the jump).
Reliably, Michele Bachmann took Thomas's inane comments ... More >>
Don't judge a faith by the actions of a radical few, Ellison saysIf you're Jewish and you don't like the way your people are portrayed on TV, you can complain. If you're Latino and you don't like the way Latinos are depicted on TV, you can complain.
So what's the big deal when Muslims take ... More >>
"Denied entry to Gaza - hostilities. On to Rafah. Tweet cha when I get there," writes Rep. Keith Ellison Friday morning on his Twitter account.
The Minneapolis congressman had been accompanying a trade delegation of 16 U.S. corporations to Saudi Arabia, helping to open doors for bilateral co ... More >>