John Sweeney

  • Arts

    September 21, 2011

    Dudley Riggs reminisces on Brave New Workshop

    Comedy troupe readies for its move downtown

  • Arts

    July 23, 2008

    Brave New Workshop: Sharp as ever after 50 years

    Throwing knives at critics hasn't undercut the group's popularity

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2005
  • Arts

    January 30, 2002

    Roman Holiday

    Brave New Workshop returns to its old coliseum; the Guthrie takes a stab at Caesar

  • Arts

    July 11, 2001

    Artificial Intelligence

    The strangely robotic wit of Caleb McEwen emerges in the Brave New Workshop's Minnesota Summer

  • Arts

    October 14, 1998

    Funny Business

    In the growing local improv scene, everyone's a comedian

  • Books

    June 17, 1998
  • Feature

    October 29, 1997

    Union Made

    Laborers' union members, mostly low-paid black and Hispanic workers, financed their president's White House visits while the Justice Department quashed a mob investigation.

  • Feature

    August 27, 1997


    By interfering with the Teamsters, a union only just emerging from a scabrous history of institutionalized malfeasance, the Clintonoids displayed their utter contempt for union democracy and for the labor movement itself.