Star performances almost save the character-driven film
It was an evening of elegance and pastries. Share Our Strength, whose goal is to end childhood hunger, gathered many of the finest chefs in the cities to put on their annual benefit. The gala was presented by Michelle Gayer, James Beard Award nominee and owner of the acclaimed Salty Tart Bakery, in ... More >>
When your name is also part of the moniker for one of the country's premier music schools, you have to be sure you're releasing an album on the right terms. For Jack McNally, co-founder of the McNally Smith College of Music in St. Paul, the process took 28 years to make sure everything was done exac ... More >>
Studio films "just aren't for me—comic book characters, video games, idiotic rom-coms," the director says.
Jay Maynard, the "Tron Guy" gives "Legacy" two thumbs up.The Tron Guy, Jay Maynard, is a husky chunk of geek with an abiding obsession for the original "Tron" movie so deep that he's willing to squeeze his frame into a glowing spandex costume - in public. That kind of passion might ordinaril ... More >>
The boys take their tongues out of their cheeks for this one
With Daft Punk on the score
Guest Post by: Royal Riley Hey fuckers! Royal here. It's Friday, it's cold as a witches tit out, and I'm BUGGING OUT that this song "Cooler Than Me" was named a best single by iTunes! Don't misinterstandivize me, the beat on this shit is pretty tight - I mean I'd probably bump it at a pregamer o ... More >>
What becomes of country singers when their glory days are but a distant memory? The narrative offered by Jeff Bridges tells the tale of a decline into and subsequent ascent from alcoholism paired with a fat songwriting check that, because you're such a good guy, you end up signing over to som ... More >>
You may not have heard the name Clint Simonson before, but diehard music collectors know him as the mastermind behind De Stijl Records, the local DIY label that has, over the course of 60 releases, released some of the most cutting edge, experimental indie music going today. Simonson's "localism ... More >>
Somebody should have just written a new song from scratch and called it anything else.
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The Goodie Mob alum and DJ Danger Mouse perform at the State Fair
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More choice URLs for people who like exhibitionist stars. (See "Celebrity Blogging") Jeff Bridges writes in longhand, draws doodles. "Finished shooting The Mogels. It's sort of a porn meets Capra kind of thing. It's written and directed by Mike Traeger. The script is quite bizarre and refreshing ... More >>
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