Why Millions of Fans Have Felt a Great Disturbance in the Force
A rough and inevitably incomplete guide to the taxonomy of spoilers
The latest installment is filled with the makings of a summer blockbuster hit
No, not that kind of date, though their chemistry when performing live is more than any pair of lovebirds could aspire to. Elder statesmen of country music Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson have announced they're pairing up once again for a performance at Minneapolis' downtown State Theatre on ... More >>
So just when you'd managed to excise every last trace of the lava-bed crunch-munch of plodding, misanthropic metal mayhem that is The View from your cranium, shameless hambone thespian William Shatner crashes the random-heavy-metal-news-sweepstakes party with what's gotta be the most cringe-worth ... More >>
Too many sci-fi references and not enough Kristen Wiig
James Doohan is dead at 85. And here's the best bit of the wire service obit that the Strib is carrying--Doohan's 1998 revery about the good old days on Star Trek: "I started out in the series at basic minimum--plus 10 percent for my agent. That was added a little bit in the second year. When we ... More >>
Extreme mind melds. Chesty vulcans. Why not try 'Enterprise'?
Seeking enlightenment in a rented ballroom with an evangelist and two dozen Klingons
With her complicated hero, Miles Vorkosigan, Minnesota science-fiction writer Lois Bujold leads an expedition into inner space
Ciao Bella may not be playing in the big leagues with Italian heavy hitters, but out in the minors of the first-ring suburbs it is kicking major keester.