Unfortunately for him, the man with the greatest (legal) name in the world is back in the news.SEE ALSO: Robin Hood busted stealing computers from St. Louis Park tech store Beezow Doo-Doo Zopittybop-bop-bop is facing felony charges in connection with a July 20 traffic stop in Washington County, Iowa ... More >>
Shouting fire in a crowded theater is a crime. So if there really is rioting in Madison tonight, might the editors of The Onion find themselves in legal trouble?THE BACKSTORY: The Onion discontinues print publication in Madison, its original marketProbably not. But still.
In 2011, the Advocate's algorithm named Minneapolis the gayest city in the entire U.S.A. St. Paul was added to the mix last year, and the Twin Cities fell to seventh.SEE ALSO: Andy Parrish on marriage amendment defeat: 'We won 74 out of 87 counties' The Advocate just came out with its 2013 rank ... More >>
Musicians in the Twin Cities, Madison, and around the country lost an ally over the weekend when ex-Solid Gold guitarist and engineer Paulie Heenan was tragically killed over the weekend. Details of his death are still emerging, but it appears to be a case of mistaken identity involving police in Ma ... More >>
Howdy! My name is Peter Michael Miller and I play in a band called, We Are the Willows. I've been touring and playing music under said band name for years now, and the "band" has always been somewhat of a rotating cast of musicians. Within the last year or so the band has done less rotating and w ... More >>
See Also:Barack Obama brings Ben Harper and The National to Madison [UPDATE]Tom Morello rages against Paul Ryan's machineThe National at First Avenue, 8/6/10Band names are important in an election year. Pussy Riot's aware of it, so is Rage Against the Machine, but the National are so the band with t ... More >>
See Also: Local Frames: New videos from Poliça, Paper Tiger, Sleep Study, and more Local Frames: New videos from Now, Now, Howler, Bloodnstuff, Astronautalis, and more As the Twin Cities music scene grows, more and more artists are creating music that demands our attention. Combine the music with ... More >>
See Also:Sleeping in the Aviary on Maroon 5 and Googly GuyIt's been a big year for Sleeping in the Aviary. The Minneapolis band released their fourth album, You and Me, Ghost, which landed on City Pages' Best of 2011 albums, toured constantly, and are back to writing for a new record. In the meantim ... More >>
The Jackson Browne show scheduled at the State Theatre tonight has been canceled due to illness. The SoCal songsmith is in the midst of a solo acoustic tour; he was just in Madison last night, and has tour dates booked through the end of June.UPDATE: The Hennepin Theatre Trust has announced that ... More >>
me and the sysopCareful what you textMadison police were not at all pleased when woman playing an April Fool's joke on her sister ended up involving police. It all started when a 55-year-old Madison woman got a text message from her sister Friday morning. "Her sister was claiming in this te ... More >>
Photo: jessica diamondHappy birthday. Now it's time for counseling.Take pity on Richard Buss's colleagues at Madison's Metro Transit. They just wanted to give their buddy a memorable 62nd birthday present. But his card was delivered by a looker in a flimsy school girl outfit, and now everyo ... More >>
Photo: keela84"Bongo Jesus" doesn't like criticism.Brandin Hochstrasser, known around Madison as "Bongo Jesus," evidently needs a refresher course from The Sermon on the Mount. Instead of turning the other cheek the other day when a pedestrian offered a critique of his street musicianship, ... More >>
Via WikipediaJosef Stalin and Svetlana AlliluyevaTurns out Josef Stalin's only daughter, Svetlana Alliluyeva, is somewhat of a cheesehead. She's been living in the Madison area for about 20 years. And a new documentary about one woman's attempt to track her down and ask her some questions is ... More >>
From a land where vinyl and cassette still rule the Earth, Teenage Moods want to take you back to the future.
A Madison jury convicts Porfirio Olivas on 21 counts of child abuse after his beaten daughter was discovered near death in a closet.
70-year-old Joyce Kitsemble spent years working to ban abusive dog-breeding kennels in Wisconsin.
A rogue Wienermobile slams into a Wisconsin home. Oscar Mayer apologizes.
My Co-Op Rocks, part II: Watch the web tv show that's making Madison's Willy Street Co-Op famous.
Find out which one was picked to represent Minnesota...
Both Greg Ginn & the Taylor Texas Currogators and Jambang have recent albums on SST that are pretty damn cool, soundscapey but never aimless, and always beat-driven.
In this week's column, I laid out ten of the best choices for cheap eats with a high deliciousness quotient. Here are another ten honorable mentions that didn't make the newsprint edition:
In the March Vanity Fair, James Wolcott wrote an engrossing appreciation of the subversive 1964 anti-war film, The Americanization of Emily. Owing to contractual disputes, the movie has been virtually impossible to rent, steal or borrow for years now. Recently, however, my wife managed to obtain the ... More >>
Sifting through the bones of an infamous Halloween rave bust
'Mostly Martha' is a gourmet meal next to the shallow 'Swimfan'
Arts funding and the cost of free money
Dancing with myself: DJ Code Blue chooses to mix for herself, not the masses
Ten destinations guaranteed to fight cabin fever.
Closing in on Hillary
A Clinton Scandals Primer
Wisconsin uber-producer Butch Vig and band swap the studio for the road.