• Movies

    November 26, 2014

    Wrestling Drama Foxcatcher Engages but Doesn't Pin

    The movie only has the look and swagger of a champion

  • Movies

    November 5, 2014
  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    Twin Cities cougar went on lovelorn Wisconsin walkabout

    Photo via MN DNRMinnesota's suburban cougar made tracks in Wisconsin​Remember 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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2010

    Lifetime Fitness triathlon will choke off parkways Saturday

    Photo: marksteelenzThe Lifetime Fitness triathlon's coming to town​You 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 >>

  • Music

    December 12, 2007
  • Calendar

    December 5, 2007
  • Columns

    October 31, 2007
  • Blogs

    February 10, 2006

    Choice or Rationalization?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2005

    All Cooped up

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2005

    "Don't cha" wish music didn't suck like this?

    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 >>

  • News

    November 8, 2000

    Some Like It Shot

    For the menfolk, there's the deer-season opener. For the ladies, showboy Babylon.

  • News

    November 1, 2000

    Dead Games

    Halloween ain't no spectator sport around here

  • Arts

    July 7, 1999

    Subterranean Homesick Blues

    An archaeologist, two bottles of whiskey, and the cavemen of the Mississippi: Digging for the city beneath the city

  • Feature

    August 1, 1998
  • Feature

    August 1, 1998
  • News

    May 27, 1998

    Who Are These Guys?

    Welcome to local cable access, home to couch humpers, hemp zealots, part-time paranoiacs--and some of the best TV you'll ever see.

  • Restaurants

    April 2, 1997