John Brown

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2013

    Archdiocese reveals names of priests accused of sexual misconduct

    The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis today released the names of men who are suspected of sexual abuse between the mid 1950s and '80s, vowing to make the revelations a standard practice while withholding details of the allegations."This is a tragedy that has caused insufferable harm to victim ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2013

    The 9 best live sound engineers in the Twin Cities

    Live sound engineers are the unsung heroes of this song-and-dance routine we call rock 'n' roll. They show up first, leave last, and sometimes don't even get paid as much as the bartenders they work with. Their work day consists of battling complex and fickle equipment, soothing volatile egos, and h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2013

    Minnesota priest tries to explain why he "looked at" altar boy's genitals

    Father John Brown served as priest at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Waverly. Now 92, he's retired and lives at a nursing home in St. Paul.SEE ALSO: Pastor's anti-gay marriage testimony about "ejaculation inside of a colon" is LOL-worthy [VIDEO] Recently, a former altar boy named Davis Pususta came f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    Bob Dylan discusses Tempest; is it his last album?

    See Also:  Bob Dylan to receive Presidential Medal of FreedomBob Dylan announces release date and tracklisting for TempestSpeculation about Bob Dylan's 35th studio album has been flying around since early March, when Los Lobos frontman David Hidalgo gave an interview to the Aspen Times. In t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    Summer Set Festival 2012 lineup

    The 2012 Summer Set Music and Camping Festival arrives in late August, and the lineup is a doozy. Combining the powers of jam bands, electronic music, hip-hop, reggae, and all of the confluences that exist between these many worlds, this year's edition should be a shock to the system. To say nothing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    David "Stringbean" Akeman's murderer up for parole

    ​Today, we remember the gone-but-not-forgotten star of the Grand Ole Opry and Hee Haw David "Stringbean" Akeman, whose murderer came up for parole this week.

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2008
  • Blogs

    January 30, 2007

    3 Questions: Jus Rhyme

    Jus Rhyme, 27, was the first contestant to mention "white supremacy" on Ego Trip's The (White) Rapper Show, a satirical reality prog ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2007
  • Music

    October 22, 2003

    Real Life Rock Top 10

    Placebo rediscover cro-magnon relics; culturcide revive 1985; Randy Newman says the past ain't what it used to be

  • Feature

    July 23, 1997
  • News

    February 7, 1996

    Strange But True

    The Rank Strangers have terrific--if bizarre--chemistry, a trunkful of hooks, and a singer/songwriter who says he lives "in an Old Testament world." They may be the best local band you've never heard of.