As anyone who's ever started a garage band knows, you can get away with only knowing three chords and two basslines -- but if your drummer can't keep a beat, you're never making it out of that garage. Behind every great band lies an even greater drummer, and hidden away behind all those cymbals and ... More >>
By Nicole CrosbieFormer Poison frontman Bret Michaels has kicked off his solo summer tour, and will perform at the Medina Entertainment Center this Saturday. See what Michaels has to say about reality television, his health, his new album, and reuniting with Poison in his interview with Gimme Noise.
The Twin Cities are experiencing a bit of an '80s new wave renaissance at the moment. With Jake Rudh's popular British dance and new wave night Transmission taking up a residency on the Current's airwaves and expanding into larger and larger rooms (like the upcoming gig on Thanksgiving Eve at the ... More >>
WikipediaRambis took a bad situation and made it worse.Like a wounded deer limping around the forest, Kurt Rambis was finally put out of his misery -- appropriately, by Timberwolves.The T-Wolves fired Rambis this morning, ending his reign at the helm of one of the league's worst teams. "I want t ... More >>
Chris Baker quit yesterday.Chris Baker no longer has a megaphone to pollute the airwaves every morning at KTLK-FM. He's off the air. Good riddance. In the name of ratings, this is a guy who once opined that a transgender man was a mutilated lesbian, and said that former Lakers star Magic Johnso ... More >>
We look back at some tragic rising stars that fell too soon.
Mama here comes that man! (Maybe).
KTLK-FM’s Chris Baker and Langdon Perry had riffed during their conservative radio show Wednesday on the possibility that, as Baker put it, Magic “faked AIDS for sympathy." Because ... More >>
The Blazers came to town, played OK, and won easily. Marko Jaric was sad. Brandon Roy reflected on almost being a T-Wolf.
Stephen Litel talks to the legendary Larry Bird about Kevin Garnett. By Stephen Litel
Hurricanes, war, avian flu, locust plagues, that annoying song you couldn't get out of your head. It wasn't the greatest of all possible years. Nor was it halfway decent. But to prove that it wasn't all bad, we asked 29 writers to rave about the ar
They might not be giants, but the 2005-'06 Timberwolves will be better than you think: An opening night FAQ
The Wolves cap a lost season by thinking like losers
The Minnesota association of rogue taxidermists unearths an exquisite corpse
God created the world in six days, so why does it take eight weeks to pick an NBA champion: A City Pages dialogue
Maybe the Timberwolves can get closer to the promised land. Maybe.
Risks, rewards, and the future of the Wolves
The Wolves may be merely average, but Kevin Garnett just keeps getting better
Despite KG's best efforts, it looks like another year, another one-and-out for the troubled Wolves. If they're lucky.
Of Shots, Roles, and Team Dysfunction
Now more than ever, Wolves fans should savor KG
Swelling monsterplexes. Bankrupt chains. Cutthroat competition. A glut of screens leaves the national and local movie-theater business reeling.
Hepatitis C has lurked in the shadows for decades. Now it appears dead set on causing the most confounding epidemic since AIDS.
Beneath his easy, cheerful veneer, Kirby Puckett has always been obsessed with learning the rules of the game--on and off the field