President Obama has had fun at Michele Bachmann's expense in the past. On the cover of this week's New Yorker, illustrator Barry Blitt depicts Barack doing it once again.The occasion this time is the announcement that 7.1 million people signed up for Obamacare before the end of March, a number surpa ... More >>
What list features Nepal, Uco Valley in Argentina, Zambia, and... Minneapolis?Last month, Minneapolis topped a full five categories in Travel and Leisure's annual survey of 35 cities across the country. Now, the magazine is handing us a more exotic honor: one of the 13 best places to travel ... More >>
Is this the Manliest Restaurant in America?In between advising readers on how to "Loose Your Gut" and get "Amazing Abs!", Men's Health magazine has taken on a new quest: To find the country's "Manliest Restaurant." To do so, they've nominated several standouts and put them up for a vote, inc ... More >>
Jon Stewart: Crazy words, not crazy eyes.Jon Stewart has never been shy about taking on Michele Bachmann -- or her husband Marcus, for that matter. But Stewart thinks Newsweek magazine went too far, using what he thinks is a deliberately bad photo of Bachmann to run for its cover story in this we ... More >>
Michele Bachmann on NewsweekMichele Bachmann has truly made the big-time: She is featured on the cover of the August 15 Newsweek.Of course, this may not be how she would have liked her close-up.The photo of Bachmann makes her look like some sort of manic street preacher. And the headline, " ... More >>
Photo by Ben StannardA new issue of Rolling Stone magazine is out this week, and it shines a spotlight on local record store the Electric Fetus and their top-selling record, Roma di Luna's latest self-released effort Then the Morning Came. Channy and Alexei Moon Casselle's expansive folk project ... More >>
Pernula and Yerks decorate for HalloweenHalloween-enthusiasts change everything in October--clothes become costumes, makeup turns gruesome, even giant cobwebs become acceptable home attributes. But what about art? Family photos can be scary enough, but not really in a Halloween way. Cuppa J ... More >>
Minneapolis: we love being on listsWe love our place in lists, and we just topped a good one: we're number one for developing medical devices and technology, says Business Facilities Magazine in its July/August issue. The magazine also ranks Minneapolis 8th in the nation for both quality of life ... More >>
Declaration of Independents
photo via MNartists.orgLa Mano is the small comics-oriented-not-delimited press owned and operated by Zak Sally, former bassist of Low and generally prolific guy who has organized the second annual La Mano Report at Eclipse Records this Saturday. Seven bands including Gay Witch Abortion and ... More >>
photo via MNartists.orgLa Mano is the small comics-oriented-not-delimited press owned and operated by Zak Sally, former bassist of Low and generally prolific guy who has organized the second annual La Mano Report at Eclipse Records this Saturday. Seven bands including Gay Witch Abortion and Marij ... More >>
The Apple Valley native couldn't resist taking a shot at golfer and serial philanderer Tiger Woods' marital problems.
If she doesn't compete, there are still plenty of Minnesotans to cheer on at the games.
He brings with him two decades of media business experience at Time, Inc., as well as a more recent specialty: media mergers and acquisitions.
The governor pisses off a national transgender rights organization with his assertion that little kids are going to be "confused" because of legislation he once signed.
The controversial and defunct unit is likened to the cast of characters in "Reno 911" on the magazine's November cover.
Eden Prairie High School listed as No. 9 in national rankings.
If you can make it there, you can make it anywhere.
A chilling report from April 8, 1994, the day Kurt Cobain was found dead in his Seattle home.
She puts the "L" in crazy.
Stephanie and Kelly Kinnunen didn't quit their jobs, sell off their worldly possessions, and move into a motel in order to launch a new magazine about patio furniture
Web geeks have been jawing and preening about the blog revolution for so long now--it feels like they started, oh, during the Ford administration--that it's easy to overlook the fact that blogs are only now coming on the radar of the masses. Time Magazine's decision to coin a "blog of the year" ... More >>
Aaron Cometbus's 20-year journey into the heart of underground America
'Lavender' quibbles with Dibble
Long after the advent of the personal Web page, local zines and journals keep striving to change the world of writing with print runs of 200 copies
Up close and personal with Ariel Gore, founder and editor of Hip Mama