Vikings punter pries open the last closet in America: major league sports
First impressions are hard to take back, but even with ludicrousness of a name like Ghostmouth, the Twin Cities band's members take themselves seriously. With their new album, which is actually a collection five years in the making, the band share with their fans a new maturity that opens an elem ... More >>
Neil Gaiman vs. Matt DeanMatt Dean, the Republican leader of the Minnesota House, was quoted in Wednesday's Star Tribune hating on famous local author Neil Gaiman and calling him a "pencil-necked little weasel." We left several messages for Dean, but didn't get a response. Gaiman, on the oth ... More >>
Novelist Gregory Blake Smith stages a postmodern smackdown (plus love story) in Las Vegas
'Solaris' favors faith and reality over science fiction
Lisa McDonald talks about going from a contender to an also-ran, and hints at a future return
In a 29-film series, Oak Street Cinema puts Hollywood's most complicated decade, the Seventies, onscreen
In a pair of wretched new titles, Oliver Stone and Gus Van Sant show off their bookish sides--and it ain't pretty.