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  • Blogs

    November 24, 2014

    The 20 Best Drummers of All Time

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2012

    Bret Michaels talks Poison, reality TV, and his health ahead of solo show Saturday

    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.

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2011

    Friends by Fire stream debut album Borneo

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Kurt Rambis fired by the Timberwolves

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2011

    Chris Baker signs off at KTLK-FM

    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 >>

  • Music

    November 3, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 16, 2009

    Before Brock: 10 career-ending freak accidents and illnesses

    We look back at some tragic rising stars that fell too soon.

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2009

    Mark Jackson leading candidate to coach Wolves

    Mama here comes that man! (Maybe).

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2008

    Magic Johnson fires back at Minneapolis talk radio hosts

    Johnson_Magic.jpgKTLK-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 >>

  • Calendar

    June 18, 2008
  • Calendar

    June 18, 2008
  • Blogs

    January 3, 2008

    Not Very Good

    The Blazers came to town, played OK, and won easily. Marko Jaric was sad. Brandon Roy reflected on almost being a T-Wolf.

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2007

    "Larry Legend" on Garnett and Youth is Served

    Stephen Litel talks to the legendary Larry Bird about Kevin Garnett. By Stephen Litel

  • News

    December 28, 2005

    Artists of the Year

    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

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2005
  • News

    November 2, 2005

    Out with the Old

    They might not be giants, but the 2005-'06 Timberwolves will be better than you think: An opening night FAQ

  • Sports

    February 16, 2005

    Scapegoat Time

    The Wolves cap a lost season by thinking like losers

  • Arts

    October 27, 2004

    Bless The Beasts And The Road Kill

    The Minnesota association of rogue taxidermists unearths an exquisite corpse

  • Sports

    April 21, 2004

    Hate the Playoffs, Love the Game?

    God created the world in six days, so why does it take eight weeks to pick an NBA champion: A City Pages dialogue

  • Sports

    February 26, 2003

    Hope After All

    Maybe the Timberwolves can get closer to the promised land. Maybe.

  • Sports

    February 26, 2003

    The Two-Year Plan

    Risks, rewards, and the future of the Wolves

  • Sports

    January 8, 2003

    KG = MVP

    The Wolves may be merely average, but Kevin Garnett just keeps getting better

  • News

    November 6, 2002


    Despite KG's best efforts, it looks like another year, another one-and-out for the troubled Wolves. If they're lucky.

  • Sports

    April 17, 2002

    Round One Knocks

    Of Shots, Roles, and Team Dysfunction

  • Sports

    December 19, 2001

    Dining Out on the Franchise

    Now more than ever, Wolves fans should savor KG

  • Arts

    January 24, 2001

    The Movie House Massacre

    Swelling monsterplexes. Bankrupt chains. Cutthroat competition. A glut of screens leaves the national and local movie-theater business reeling.

  • News

    February 9, 2000

    The Ghost Virus

    Hepatitis C has lurked in the shadows for decades. Now it appears dead set on causing the most confounding epidemic since AIDS.

  • Books

    March 12, 1997
  • News

    April 3, 1991

    The Puckett Principle

    Beneath his easy, cheerful veneer, Kirby Puckett has always been obsessed with learning the rules of the game--on and off the field