Photo via MN DNRMinnesota's suburban cougar made tracks in WisconsinRemember that cougar that kept popping up in Twin Cities suburbs last winter, and then crossed the St. Croix and vanished into Wisconsin? Turns out the big cat went on a walkabout hundreds of miles long in Wisconsin looking f ... More >>
Photo: marksteelenzThe Lifetime Fitness triathlon's coming to townYou have been warned: Hoards of skinny people in Lycra will invade large chunks of Southwest Minneapolis on Saturday morning, and you are best advised to steer clear -- unless, of course, you want to gawk and worry about whethe ... More >>
New York Times still shopping "Choice Feminism" I've blogged before about the curious and circuitous path the New York Times has taken with regard to following up on reporter Lisa Belkin's controversial 2003 Sunday magazine piece, "The Opt-Out Revolution." The story, which described the decisions o ... More >>
America needs, needs a new father figure/sex symbol/empathetic figure to buoy our hearts. Enter Anderson Cooper. The Scud Stud's appeal has been easily outdone and usurped by CNN's Cooper, aka "The Coop," aka "The Flood Stud," who offered compelling coverage of Katrina and the news ... More >>
In the halcyon days of the early oughts, Pussycat Dolls were merely a kitschy dance troupe known for recruiting celebrity guest stars. The Dolls were Hollywood's sanitized take on the subversive neoburlesque movement; why watch zaftig suicide girls dance the hoochie-coochie when you can hire Carmen ... More >>
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An archaeologist, two bottles of whiskey, and the cavemen of the Mississippi: Digging for the city beneath the city
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