Makes No Sense At All captures the visions, ramblings, and memories of Chris Strouth, a Twin Cities-bred master of music, film, and everything else.You may have noticed people on the social networks touting the virtues of the new up-and-comer "ello.co." This new alternative to Facebook touts that ... More >>
Two plays reviewed
Blood, gore, and catchy tunes
Don't mess.This week at the Hot Dish we have been bringing you the goods--stories, recipes, lists, restaurant news, and what-have-yous. If you missed a few of them--or want to read them again--here are a few of our faves: ~Trying to step out on the town without a whole lot of ching-a-ding? Let R ... More >>
The "Kennedy seat" in the senate goes to a Republican, health care reform dies, and now this. It's a bad week for liberals.
Bachmann should have known what she was getting herself into when she had to sit alongside Rev. Al Sharpton and wannabe and quickly aging cele ... More >>
'Jerry Springer the Opera' Is Gleefully Profane
Cozying up to America's favorite carny
The U.S. Mint is looking for artists, pundit Tucker Carlson on the next "Dancing with the Stars," Bush administration seeks permission to cut funding for explosives detection technology, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's blog, the Top 10 unsportsmanlike plays, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, an ... More >>
Oprah's not gay—she's just got a lot to be happy about
Maligned EDM impresario makes a fresh start with a new club
In Anoka County juvenile court, meth and red tape are playing hell with the fate of children
In 'Venus of Mars,' all the men are women, all the women are strong, and All The Pretty Horses are somewhere in between
Series 7 dares to make us care about reality TV
The money swapping was typically dubious. The movies were surprisingly bold. A story treatment from Hollywood's mountain outpost, Sundance 2001.
Joe Skelly's cable-access book show argues that the page is mightier than the screen
Wisconsin Death Trip channels the pathologies of small-town America into a haunting picture show
42 Up raises a new set of questions about Michael Apted's documentary series
An open letter on the indomitability of hip hop to my high school economics teacher
A stinging beauty-pageant satire set in Minnesota wins no prizes for congeniality
Twin Cities music embraces the stage act with a Hillbilly Porn Opera, a Clown Lounge cabaret, and a transgendered "Fin de Siècle" floorshow
Turncoat. Chickenshit. Radical. Minnesota's senior senator has been called a lot of things. But president?
The Hennepin County library system just wanted good clean fun on its CD rack. What it got was a free-speech debate that won't quit.
Connie Francis meets Nurse with Wound on the unruly turntables of DJ Ts
"Our emerging hormones are destined to alter our relationship.": Dawson (James Van Der Beek) and Jen (Katie Holmes) speak like therapy veterans in the WB drama Dawson's Creek.