Jonathan Swift

  • Calendar

    November 27, 2013
  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Carl Flink of Black Label Movement: When dance informs science

    ‚ÄčIn Jonathan Swift's A Modest Proposal the 18th-century satirist famously suggested that poor children in Ireland be eaten, rather than become a burden to their parents and country. Nearly 300 years later, science journalist John Bohannon made his own modest proposal, espousing that instead of for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2008

    Jonathan Swift on MPR/LRT

    SaveWCAL passes along a swift little essay on how MPR could ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2006

    4/7: Morning Communique

    The Bush Administration's plans for Iran, robots exploring the Antarctic, order your company's own anthem, Titanic 2: The Surface, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

  • Columns

    August 10, 2005

    Visions of Johana

    Her body is in the chair; Her mind is in the Emerald Isle

  • Arts

    May 16, 2001

    Immodest Proposal

    With buckets of water and monstrous babies, Jeune Lune turns Gulliver's Travels into a woolly trip

  • Arts

    August 4, 1999

    Safety in Numbers

    Nymphomaniacal roommates! Meta-Willy Lomans! Dancing Canadians! City Pages reports from the biggest, baddest Minnesota Fringe Festival to date

  • Movies

    April 9, 1997