Yes, Gravity makes it. Also, a superior sex comedy.
Saturday Night Live still thinks the state of hip hop radio in the Twin Cities is laughable. Over the weekend, we returned to the fictional studios of B-108 in Shakopee, "Minnesota's home for blazing hip hop," for another early morning joke at our scene's expense. This time, guest The Hunger Games s ... More >>
Gimme Noise readers jumped at a variety of different stories in 2012. Some were serious social commentary by musicians about race and health care, some championed the best aspects of our local community, and some were just celebrating the Graphics Interchange Format, aka the GIF. As seen above, even ... More >>
They were out in October and November for a little bit before the weather turned, and now Neato's has pulled its retro-fabulous truck out of storage and rolled onto the streets of St. Paul. Since we'd missed them last fall, we were anxious to taste their offerings.The menu boasts a few bur ... More >>
Lindsay Lohan dons a conrnrow wig in a Saturday Night Live skit about a fictional B108 hip-hop radio station based in Shakopee, Minnesota. Alhough it's a concept delivered with plenty of amusing local color -- anyone who remembers waiting expectantly in their youth for school closings to be annou ... More >>
The Blow -- the music, voice, and body of Khaela Maricich, with lighting/sound collaborator and girlfriend Melissa Dyne -- gave the audience at the 400 Bar something resembling a rambling lesson on how exactly to be. How to be a good dancer, how to be a holistically-oriented person, how to be a p ... More >>
Sarah May Casareto's lawyer says she's manned up and gone to treatment.Former nurse Sarah May Casareto unexpectedly bailed on her court appearance this morning on charges that she stole a patient's pain meds and shot up with them. Since her arrest last week, Casareto has denied stealing the dru ... More >>
Lady Gaga proclaimed yesterday that "Equality is the prime rib of America," simultaneously empowering and confusing the hell out of legions of GLBT activists as they rallied against "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." While the nation's top socio-political scientists try to decode what Gaga could have possi ... More >>
Angie22Arts via Flickr.comThere's a big line between being a big fan and a super fan. A regular fan may attend conventions, dress up as their favorite character occasionally, and even write a few fan fiction as a hobby/writing exercise. This is not the case for super fans. Super fans, often ref ... More >>
Courtesy Twilight: EclipseAh, the glory of Photoshop's desaturation tool Yesterday marked the opening of Twilight: Tweengasm, and no power in the universe can stop a seething mass of blond 12-year-olds from streaming into theaters across America, where they will squeal in unison for two hours u ... More >>
The Wedge staff recommends Unpeeled's Spicy Mojito flavorLast week, local retailers pulled bottles of the fermented tea kombucha from their shelves after the federal government issued a warning about its alcohol content. Kombucha is marketed as a nonalcoholic beverage, which means the alcohol con ... More >>
Remembering 2009 in slideshows.
Yes, you still have to wear your clothes when you order a B.L.T. at 3 a.m.
We cast our favorite famous females in some of the best known horror flicks.
First Marilyn Manson, now Brian Litrell? Swine flu is the B-list plague.
Let the stretch run gymnastics begin.
Waters's film is like a wedding shot by a drunken cousin
Where the Twins land in baseball's most unpredictable division.
By Our Critics
A few more changes would've helped Transformers
Your guide to the season's hottest films (and the other ones, too)
'TRL' feeds thin gruel to its audience; kids beg for more
Yahoo bans Allah, Scooter Libby launches defense fund website, Lohan learns skinny is bad, Ron Bergundy's SportsCenter audition, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Congress looks into Tupac's death, naked men fighting in Indiana, a very punny contest at Culture To Go, the Minnesota blog of the day and more...
Canada stinks up the joint, Bill O'Reilly feels Lindsay Lohan's pain, Vice President Condi, Sylvester Stallone's pudding, the Minnesota blog of the day and more...
CITY PAGES BLOGS Steve Monaco has your Monday Movie Quiz at Couch Pundit. THESE DAYS Peter Jennings, the Canadian-born ABC News broadcaster who delivered the news to Americans each night in five separate decades, died Sunday at age 67. The largest sports betting site on the Internet expanded Fri ... More >>
The Streak has ended. Last night at 8:14, startribune.com posted a CJ column that contained no reference to Lindsay Lohan. It marked the first time since June 28 that the 15-year-plus veteran gossip columnist has failed to document some zany or galling antic pulled by the 19-year-old Lohan, in the T ... More >>
While so-called professional press critics are fulminating about coverage of the Rove/Plame grand jury, the Roberts nomination, and the Iraq war, the most amazing streak in American journalism continues to pass under radar. With yesterday's item about Lindsay Lohan's tan, Strib gossip columnist CJ h ... More >>
You can append this line item to the comprehensive CJ/Lindsay Lohan bibliography we launched here the other day: Stray hairs from alleged Lindsay brush offered for sale on Ebay; Altman a dirty old man? How far can the streak go? Lindsay, alas, will be leaving town for good sometime later this sum ... More >>
If there were a Pulitzer Prize in celebrity journalism--and really, isn't it time?--the Star Tribune's own Cheryl Johnson would surely be on this year's short list. The indefatigable CJ has been tracking Lindsay Lohan's movements round the cities like a one-woman Missing Persons Unit. All told, Loha ... More >>
Not old enough to be in the First Avenue crowd for the "Purple Rain" finale? Weren't lucky enough to be Courtney Cox when The Boss shot his "Dancing in the Dark" video here? Here's your chance to be a Hollywood footnote: The "Prairie Home Companion" movie wants extras tomorrow, Friday, July 8. PHC n ... More >>
So this Saturday I finaly got to see Herbie: Fully Loaded, which should be called "The Greatast, Funnest Movie in the World" because it is. Lindsey Lohan is so beutiful. When I do grow boobs I hope they look exactly like hers. I hope I marry Fez from That 70s Show and we make a baby with our ... More >>
The big entertainment news around these near-Wobegon regions yesterday was that Robert Altman will direct Lindsay Lohan and her protruding body parts in the film version of Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion. More than 29 news outlets put out clarion calls like "Altman movie to be filmed in ... More >>
A few years ago, the Zone Diet and its accursed egg whites turned the formerly comfy Jennifer Aniston into a walking stick slathered in bronzer. The trend caught on as horrified Americans found themselves counting Renee Zellweger's vertebrae in Chicago and wondering why Nicole Kidman looked like an ... More >>
Beaucoup bucks are the harbinger of celeb breakdowns After signing a reported $50 million (yes, $50 million) deal for the third season of Chappelle's Show, creator/star Dave Chappelle is AWOL and new episodes, which were supposed to premiere May 31, have been repeatedly delayed. It's even bee ... More >>
*Lindsay Lohan and her blonde tresses (that's Hollywood speak for "drugs," I think) are still weeks away from descending on Minneapolis to film A Prairie Home Companion, which should cause bar sales to skyrocket and C.J. to start foaming at the mouth. In the meantime, celebrity gawkers can check out ... More >>
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