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    December 4, 2013

    Jon Stewart rips Fox News over coverage of Star Tribune story

    The morning talk show Fox & Friends took issue Monday with a Strib story about a St. Paul YMCA swim class for Muslim girls that was organized with the support of police. "The minority becoming the majority at one community pool," says newsreader Heather Nauert. "Sharia law is now changing ever ... More >>

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    October 2, 2013
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    June 5, 2013

    Stephen Colbert reminisces about Michele Bachmann's most unforgettable moments [VIDEO]

    Last night, Stephen Colbert said goodbye to "the Congresswoman who represents Minnesota's Valley of the Dolls" -- that's right, Michele Bachmann.SEE ALSO: City Pages' Bob Davis coverage gets love on Colbert Report [VIDEO] After a brief eulogy, Colbert ran a video featuring highlights from Bachmann's ... More >>

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    May 8, 2013

    The life of Lizz Winstead

    The Daily Show creator returns home to Minnesota

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    March 13, 2013
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    January 9, 2013

    Chris Kluwe on The Colbert Report [VIDEO]

    While hyping Chris Kluwe's appearance on his show last night, Stephen Colbert ticked off the Vikings punter's eclectic interests -- football, World of Warcraft, and gay marriage among them.SEE ALSO:-- Chris Kluwe is one of GQ's "Honorary Gays of the Year" -- Chris Kluwe is Salon's Sexiest Man of 201 ... More >>

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    September 26, 2012
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    September 19, 2012
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    September 5, 2012

    Mint Condition's Rinky Kinchen talks sound

    On playing bass, touring with Prince, and working weekends

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    August 22, 2012

    Gonzo Guide to the Republican National Convention

    From supporters to protesters to strippers, Miami will be ready

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    July 6, 2012

    Delta Rae on Jay Leno, the South, and women who rock

    Delta Rae is a six-person indie folk-rock outfit that has recently sprung up from North Carolina and is steadily swooping up converted fans with a cult-like ferocity. It's not hard for them: with four lead singers and vocal harmonies that would inspire jealousy in baby cherubs -- not to mention the ... More >>

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    June 5, 2012

    Porn Prom satirized on Daily Show [VIDEO]

    Well, Tartan senior Mike Stone's much-ballyhooed Porn Prom may have come and gone with a whimper, but at least he and adult-film star Megan Piper got a Daily Show segment's worth of publicity out of it. Last week, the Daily Show ran a surprisingly sympathetic segment about the prom of Stone's dreams ... More >>

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    May 30, 2012
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    March 27, 2012

    Igor Vovkovinskiy, America's tallest man, lives in Rochester, can't find shoes

    ​Being the tallest man in America isn't as fun as you might imagine.'If I were that tall,' you might be thinking, 'I'd surely make a fortune playing basketball.' But it's impossible to play basketball when your feet, clad with ill-fitting shoes, are unable to support 7'8" worth of girth.That's the ... More >>

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    March 14, 2012

    EMP Pop Conference 2012 hosting Gimme Noise -- not Stephen Colbert

    ​Stephen Colbert's sardonic commentary on Tuesday night's episode of The Colbert Report provides an excuse to promote an upcoming weekend music event that will be lower on dry rub barbecue and performances by Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire, and higher on idiosyncratic music criticism. Yes, the 2012 EMP ... More >>

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    November 2, 2011
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    October 25, 2011

    The Time morph into the Original 7ven, prepare for CD release

    ​Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to update our Prince rolodexes.You may remember earlier this year when Prince's offshoot band the Family re-emerged after 25 years off the map as the rebranded fDeluxe, leaving some to wonder if the band had to change their names for legal reasons. (Wait ... More >>

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    October 12, 2011
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    September 7, 2011

    Stephen Colbert hosts Tim Pawlenty's comeback [VIDEO]

    Tim Pawlenty, Stephen Colbert: A comedy duo? ​Three weeks after pulling out of his presidential campaign, Tim Pawlenty made a triumphant return to the national stage. Fox News, you presume? Hardly. In a bold move, Pawlenty sat down with Stephen Colbert last night, joining the man who'd so artfully ... More >>

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    July 8, 2011

    Michele Bachmann hopes for unemployment [VIDEO]

    Michele wants a new job, and doesn't care if you lose yours.​In Michele Bachmann's ideal world, there is no porn, and there are no jobs.In an interview with CNBC this morning, Bachmann was asked if her poll numbers might improve as the unemployment rate went up."Well, that could be. Again, I hope ... More >>

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    June 22, 2011

    Mint Condition perform "Walk On" for Jimmy Fallon

    ​Bon Iver may be invading every inch of our Twitter feed right now, but Justin Vernon and his band weren't the only area artists to appear on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon this week. On Monday night, Minneapolis-based R&B group Mint Condition brought their smooth jams and dapper fashion sense t ... More >>

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    March 29, 2011

    Brock Lesnar on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon [VIDEO]

    Brock Lesnar puts Jimmy Fallon in a death clutch.​U of M wrestling standout and former UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night.Lesnar was on the SNL alum's program to promote the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter that Brock's coaching, along ... More >>

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    February 15, 2011

    Minnesota takes another hit of bill to legalize bong water

    Jaypeg21How much weight you got in that thing?​For more than a year now, Minnesota has enjoyed the distinction of being the only state in the nation where you can get charged for possession of bong water.Now some state legislators, tired of being the butt of national jokes, are trying to change th ... More >>

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    January 13, 2011

    Jon Stewart takes on Tim Pawlenty and "tyranny" talk

    Jon Stewart in full flight.​Jon Stewart said last night on "The Daily Show" that he wanted to "move past Tucson" in his interview with Tim Pawlenty and talk about political rhetoric in general. Why, he asked Pawlenty, do Republicans treat Barack Obama as though he is something fundamentally diff ... More >>

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    December 29, 2010
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    December 15, 2010
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    September 29, 2010

    Gayngs and Glasser perform for City of Music

    Photos by Kevin O'Meara​As we told you about yesterday, MPLS.TV had a special opportunity to hang with Gayngs as they prepared for their tour this week, and we're excited to present a bonus edition of our City of Music series today. The band departs from Eau Claire today for their first show in Mi ... More >>

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    September 22, 2010
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    June 22, 2010

    Jon Stewart destroys Bachmann on BP

    One of these two is a complete idiot.​Even if you don't watch the video, which you totally should, you must at least check out Stewart's rejoinder at the 6:18 mark to Bachmann's claim that "no one was saying that this [oil] fund shouldn't be set up":"You were saying that! Congresswoman Michele Ba ... More >>

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    June 4, 2010

    Tim Pawlenty booked for "Daily Show" slot

    ​Minnesotans got over it a long time ago, but Tim Pawlenty keeps reminding us he's breaking up with us, that he's moving on, that he's got a whole nation to woo.Of course, before he can woo the country, our home-grown presidential hopeful has to overcome the problem that nobody knows who he is.

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    May 18, 2010

    Conan O'Brien's top 10 tweets

    Courtesy Conan O'BrienHis Ginger Highness with late-'90s boy band Hanson​King CoCo's in town tonight at the State Theater. How do we know? Well, aside from being omniscient, we also pay attention to his Twitter, which today announced: .bbpBox14197006566 {background:url(http://s.twimg.com/a/127 ... More >>

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    May 14, 2010

    The Hold Steady on the Colbert Report

    Further proof that the Hold Steady are awesome: During a 3-minute segment on last night's Colbert Report, Craig Finn managed to squeeze in serious discussions of Catholicism, influences, and rock 'n' roll-as-religion between Colbert's jokes about them looking more like graphic designers than rock st ... More >>

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    May 13, 2010

    Michele Bachmann says financial reform is fascism

    Time for another "ism"​When it comes to delivering the crazy-town incendiary rhetoric, Michele Bachmann doesn't quit. She spent much of the spring spouting the now totally debunked assertion that President Barack Obama had nationalized 51 percent of the U.S. economy.Our pick for Best Villain h ... More >>

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    April 9, 2010

    Jon Stewart fact checks Michele Bachmann

    ​ ... And Newt Gingrich, Sarah Palin, Sean Hannity and Fox News in general, bullshitters all. The gleeful evisceration of Bachmann and Palin comes five minutes into the video clip below, as they invoke the name of Ronald Reagan during their Minneapolis love-fest to smear Obama for being a pie- ... More >>

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    March 30, 2010

    Tim Pawlenty comments on bondage strip club

    ​The party of family values got caught red-faced this week when conservative news site The Daily Caller broke the story that a GOP operative tried to pass off patronage at a Los Angeles bondage strip club as a meal line item in her expense report. Righteous indignation followed (naturally). T ... More >>

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    March 18, 2010

    Stephen Colbert lampoons Michele Bachmann over U.S. Census flip flop

    She was against it before she was for it, and Colbert makes her the butt of his satire.

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    August 13, 2008

    Being Tron Guy

    Meet the man inside the glowing spandex unitard

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