A Hennepin County spokesperson tells us officials hadn't heard about an axle-busting south Minneapolis pothole near the intersection of 46th Street and Minnehaha Avenue that concussed a man until Fox 9 put together a story about it for last night's 9 o'clock news.Workers "didn't know that was there ... More >>
Juicy J Myth, Maplewood Friday, March 28, 2014 At 10 p.m. on Friday, two terrified girls were pressed against the front row railing at Myth. Behind them, a wave of disoriented faces swelled and lurched forward. The bodies in the front retaliated by pushing back. Men cried. Young girls in booty shor ... More >>
So if your HBO Go didn't crash Sunday night and you weren't watching Cosmos, then you obviously watched the season finale of the hit series True Detective, starring Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson. Not only has this groundbreaking series kept McConaughey on a actors roll and brought Woo ... More >>
Fighting chance: The stigma of a Midwest boxer
Next stop on the Mike Tyson Magical Redemption Tour: Minneapolis. The former heavyweight champ spoke briefly with reporters Wednesday to throw his weight behind a January 3 fight at Target Center as part of the ESPN series Friday Night Fights. It's the first, Tyson said, of what could be several ... More >>
Defensive lineman Ray Edwards had a decent run with the Vikings, but was allowed to leave the team and sign a $30 million contract with the Falcons following the 2010 season.SEE ALSO: Brett Favre pubes salesman shares most hilarious correspondence with would-be buyersHe was a huge disappointment in ... More >>
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SEE ALSO:-- Maplewood police dog mauls 65-year old Bob Rozmarynowski [PHOTOS]-- Major the Roseville police dog gets stem cell treatmentBrandon Shaw was arrested in Duluth for an alleged assault -- of a police dog.In the early morning hours of July 25, Shaw, 21, was being pursued by police in Superio ... More >>
Pawlenty won't show off his excellent Twittering tomorrow.Crippling headaches won't keep Michele Bachmann from participating in the first-ever "Twitter debate" tomorrow. Tim Pawlenty, who feels no pain, will sit this one out, along with the Mormons -- Mitt Romney and Jon Hunstmaan -- and the cran ... More >>
50 Tyson is taking YouTube by storm.50 Tyson is the latest viral YouTube phenomenon to emerge from the Twin Cities.The 16-year-old kid--who really does resemble a cross between 50 Cent and Mike Tyson--has 3.8 million views of his YouTube mirror rap.Now he is turning his fame into a chance for aut ... More >>
Chew on thisSusan Mwarabu caught our attention in March for a heinous act at The Uptowner in St. Paul: Biting off a chunk of a patron's ear in a moment of drunken anger, then picking the chunk of flesh off the floor and popping it back in her mouth. The former Northfield Middle School teache ... More >>
Susan Mukuhi MwarabuNorthfield 6th grade teacher Susan Mukuhi Mwarabu, 30, of Rochester, pleaded guilty in Ramsey County District Court to third-degree felony assault yesterday, following a Mike Tyson moment last month at the Uptowner cafe in St. Paul in which she bit off a piece of someone's ... More >>
Meet Susan Mukuhi Mwarabu, a 30-year-old sixth grade teacher at Northfield Middle School by day, greasy spoon ear-biter by night.
Can a meal be considered enjoyable if it involves wrestling dearly with it? You bet it can!
The grimace. That furrowed, beetled brow. The my-tortured-soul-is-being-pricked-by-daggers eyes. The humanity.
Would the alleged blood drinker truly suck for Minnesota?
At last, that long-awaited Mickey vs. Silver Surfer crossover can be a reality.
Apparently an armed robbery just isn't enough to get what you really want these days. Time to step it up and start pulling a Mike Tyson.
Todd Phillips's film doesn't have much to say about women
Franchise still going at warp speed decades later
James Toback film offers new perspective on the controversial boxer
Compared with other holidays, Thanksgiving hasn't inspired bards overmuch. There are no traditional hymns, no instantly identifiable music associated with the day save possibly various football broadcast bumpers. Nevertheless, here and there we find certain songs that -- in lyric or in spirit -- f ... More >>
Some DeLay lobbyists want their money back, some decapitation victims stay alive for a few moments, possible Snakes On A Plane endings, South Park goofs on Family Guy, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
THESE DAYS Senator Norm Coleman has submitted a statement into the Congressional Record denouncing a final report issued by the United Nations' Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG) suggesting that the U.N. assume global governance of the Internet. Raw Story has a piece on a forthcoming Vani ... More >>
Doc-maker Barbara Kopple goes to war for 'Bearing Witness'
Robin Williams sues dude who duped Strib columnistLast September, a guy with B.O. and blond hair convinced C.J., the celeb-starved Strib gossip columnist, that he was Robin Williams. He arrived at the airport with an escort (an ornament of the celebs, according to C.J.) and spoke in an affected monk ... More >>
After 7,000 gigs and 7,002 sacks of weed, Todd Snider finally arrives
Ringmaster Jack Johnson goes the distance in Ken Burns's epic documentary
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Last year my boss sent me to sit in a dark room for 150 nights. Here's what I took away from the ordeal.
Undressing the manly art of boxing at the Walker Art Center
'Biggie and Tupac' charts the hits on a notorious heavy and an urban guerrilla
Twins/Angels Game 5
The last bell rings for Glancey's boxing gym
A heave from half-court, with a half-million bucks on the line
Can Twin Cities boxing fight its way back into the fistic spotlight?
William Finnegan's Cold New World maps the topography of dispossession
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