The D.C.-based American Humanist Association is threatening to sue Robbinsdale Area Schools and the district's engineering and arts magnet school over field trips students have taken to the Calvary Lutheran Church in Golden Valley the last two academic years.SEE ALSO: Hudson school apologizes for ma ... More >>
Last December, Michele Bachmann went on Jan Markell's radio show and said she spent 2012 fretting about the Obama administration's alleged efforts to implement Sharia law here in the United States.SEE ALSO: The Onion's "Bachmann Thankful No Americans Died In Sikh Shooting" story dupes dozens Over th ... More >>
Daniel Hill is the music editor at our sister paper, St. Louis's The Riverfront Times. By its organizers' own assessment, the Gathering of the Juggalos is an event filled with the most misunderstood people of all time. Juggalos are generally looked down upon by "normal" members of society, thought o ... More >>
An Evening With Soundgarden Orpheum Theatre, Minneapolis February 2, 2013 In their first Twin Cities appearance in 19 years, Soundgarden aggressively turned back the clock on Saturday night at a sold-out Orpheum Theatre. The grunge veterans treated the boisterous, well-lubricated crowd to the restl ... More >>
Topical songwriting is a great niche if you can manage it. The Current announced today they'd received a burned copy of Paul Westerberg's "Away in a Manger," and it proves to be a jagged addition to the holiday music that doesn't absolutely suck. First of all, it sounds like it's reverberating out o ... More >>
Carol Isaak found comfort in what she took to be a sign from above that everything will be alright. The administrator of the Potato Association of America isn't so sure.Newport resident Isaak, 67, cracked open a bag of ripple-style Clancy's chips the night before Easter. She had just gotten her snac ... More >>
Related:Is/Is light "Fire" from debut III, out in AprilMinneapolis rock trio Is/Is has created a stunning new music video to accompany the release of their full-length album, III."Fire" is a molten, sludgy track cooled slightly by guitarist Sarah Rose's precision lead vocals, and fits within the fra ... More >>
Is/Is represents the sludgy savior to raise you from the typical local rock doldrums. The all-female Minneapolis trio just dropped a new single from their forthcoming debut album, III. It's called "Fire," and the slow-burning smolder provides the ideal entry into their world -- if, ahem, you didn ... More >>
Much as DJ Premier has been doing for a year or more with his blog, the Wu-Tang Clan's new blog, launched April 4th, has been bestowing on us random gems of dusty footage, Wu-centric art, and retrospective greatness on a regular basis. Here's some of our favorites.
Larry Falter says the end is near -- for high prices!According to Larry Falter, we should all be preparing for the Second Coming of Christ. Get baptized. Repent. Beware the great deception. But the owner of LTD Jewelers in Superior, Wis., would add this to your pre-Armageddon to-do list: Ge ... More >>
Politics for me, but not for thee.More anti-gay activity from Archbishop John Nienstedt: He has denied communion to gay and lesbian student activists at St. John's University and the College of St. Benedict. He presided over a Mass they attended Sunday night, Sept. 26, at the Catholic campus ... More >>
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A baptist pastor thinks the tornado was a gentle warning to the Lutherans about homosexuality.
Rev. Bonnie Perry sure hopes so.
Jesus delivers the most erotic learning aid ever.
Have you heard the Good News? If you're a student at one of the nine elementary schools in Elk River, a le ... More >>
When teens encounter Christ, all hell breaks loose
Pastor Mac Hammond's suburban megachurch preaches heavenly financial rewards in the here and now — if you've got the faith to give till it hurts
The passion of the cut-rate, high-grossing 'Saw' series continues
A Brit exchanges vows with a dolphin, an Italian court asks a priest to prove the existence of Jesus, Jack Abramoff's campaign contributions, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Hurricane Katrina, now a Category 2 storm, has moved past New Orleans and is heading toward the Mississippi coast. Early reports from New Orleans include the previously mentioned pump failure, leading to water six feet deep on the east side of the city. In the French Quarter, water is pooling in the ... More >>
CITY PAGES BLOGS Steve Monaco has your Monday Movie Quiz at Couch Pundit. THESE DAYS Peter Jennings, the Canadian-born ABC News broadcaster who delivered the news to Americans each night in five separate decades, died Sunday at age 67. The largest sports betting site on the Internet expanded Fri ... More >>
"First we get the military, then we get the nation"
Does God hang around casinos and Kenny G. shows?
If you were lucky enough (yes, lucky!) to catch the season finale of The Surreal Life last night, you caught Go-Go guitarist Jane Wiedlin dry humping former wrestler Chyna Doll like an amateur stripper loaded on her grandma's Vicodin. But if you missed the whole ridiculous reality season filled with ... More >>
John Lennon once famously alleged that the Beatles were bigger than Jesus. The almighty Google reveals that a search of "The Beatles" yields approximately 4,860,000 hits, while a search of "Jesus Christ" yields a Lennon-trouncing 7,390,000 hits. The unsettling news? Look who's bigger than both, Goo ... More >>
Two hundred drawings. Twenty-four hours. A dozen artists. One international cartoonist conspiracy.
An afternoon with the holy trinity of terror
When leaders say they're pro-family and Christian, look for the devil in the details
Faith, salvation, and End Times in suburbia: Inside Grace Church.
With The Gospel According to St. Matthew, Pier Paolo Pasolini likened the Messiah's sacred flock to the lumpen proletariat
Celebrating the Fourth with the wild, the innocent, and the impeccably attired
Jesus loves the little children--and the wizened bingo players too
Kevin Smith's Dogma is a buddy movie by the Book
The aftermath of Christ's evacuation
Director Martin Scorsese shoulders his cross--again--inCasino