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 >>
Is it possible to dodge a question from your own TV station? If so, Robyne Robinson just may have pulled it off tonight.Watching Robinson deftly tip-toe around the elephant in the room during tonight's 5 p.m. newscast was like having a front-row seat to the best political ballet in town. This even ... 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
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