Jerry Springer

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2014

    The Most Important Article on Music Hype Ever Written

    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 "" This new alternative to Facebook touts that ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 7, 2012
  • Arts

    November 2, 2011
  • Arts

    October 27, 2010

    Evil Dead: The Musical at Illusion Theatre

    Blood, gore, and catchy tunes

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    Best of Hot Dish: August 9-13, 2010

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Air America, Franken's launching pad, goes out of business

    The "Kennedy seat" in the senate goes to a Republican, health care reform dies, and now this. It's a bad week for liberals.

  • Calendar

    November 4, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 13, 2009

    Bachmann, Sharpton, Meatloaf play interruption game on Hannity

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    January 7, 2009
  • Arts

    October 10, 2007

    Sleazy Does It

    'Jerry Springer the Opera' Is Gleefully Profane

  • Arts

    January 24, 2007
  • Blogs

    September 11, 2006

    9/11 Morning Communiqué

    Former EPA chief blames NYC for Ground Zero illnesses, 9/11 Report graphic novel a bestseller, no evidence linking Saddam and al-Qaeda, Katie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2006

    8/15 Morning Communiqué

    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 >>

  • Sports

    August 2, 2006

    The Story of O

    Oprah's not gay—she's just got a lot to be happy about

  • Columns

    July 26, 2006
  • Music

    February 22, 2006

    On The Level

    Maligned EDM impresario makes a fresh start with a new club

  • News

    December 21, 2005

    Little Court of Horrors

    In Anoka County juvenile court, meth and red tape are playing hell with the fate of children

  • Arts

    November 3, 2004

    You Make Me Feel Like a Natural Woman

    In 'Venus of Mars,' all the men are women, all the women are strong, and All The Pretty Horses are somewhere in between

  • Movies

    July 11, 2001

    The Most Dangerous Game Show

    Series 7 dares to make us care about reality TV

  • Arts

    January 31, 2001

    Capital Cinema

    The money swapping was typically dubious. The movies were surprisingly bold. A story treatment from Hollywood's mountain outpost, Sundance 2001.

  • Books

    November 22, 2000

    The Conversation

    Joe Skelly's cable-access book show argues that the page is mightier than the screen

  • Sports

    July 19, 2000

    ...Or Not to Be

    Wisconsin Death Trip channels the pathologies of small-town America into a haunting picture show

  • Movies

    March 1, 2000

    Multiplication Problems

    42 Up raises a new set of questions about Michael Apted's documentary series

  • Music

    February 2, 2000

    Compound Interest

    An open letter on the indomitability of hip hop to my high school economics teacher

  • Movies

    July 21, 1999

    First Runner-Up

    A stinging beauty-pageant satire set in Minnesota wins no prizes for congeniality

  • Music

    March 3, 1999

    Schlock and Roll

    Twin Cities music embraces the stage act with a Hillbilly Porn Opera, a Clown Lounge cabaret, and a transgendered "Fin de Siècle" floorshow

  • News

    January 6, 1999

    Is He Nuts?

    Turncoat. Chickenshit. Radical. Minnesota's senior senator has been called a lot of things. But president?

  • Books

    November 25, 1998

    Bad Rap

    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.

  • Music

    October 21, 1998

    Grandmaster Clash

    Connie Francis meets Nurse with Wound on the unruly turntables of DJ Ts

  • News

    August 26, 1998
  • Music

    August 19, 1998
  • Arts

    February 18, 1998

    My So-Called Show

    "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.