Not only is the Star Tribune Minnesota's largest newspaper, but it also prints the state's number-two fish wrap. In other words, it has a lot of sway.So the news that former Republican legislator Glen Taylor is buying the usually left-leaning Strib has some wondering aloud whether that means the pap ... More >>
A year to the day after Best Buy announced it was laying off 400 employees at its Richfield headquarters, the New York Post, citing unnamed sources, reports that the company is axing 2,000 managers.SEE ALSO: Best Buy hit by Banksy-style prankster "Affected workers are mostly in middle managemen ... More >>
Following last night's impressive 109-100 victory over the Knicks in Madison Square Garden, the Timberwolves are still undefeated (3-0) and Kevin Love is the leading scorer in the NBA at 29.7 points per game. RELATED: Kevin Love makes City Pages blogger look like a fool [VIDEO] In other words... ... More >>
The New York Post's Phil Mushnick is no stranger to controversy. But he outdid himself with his Sunday column about Adrian Peterson's "secret" son, which media observers are calling "possibly [the] worst column ever" and "the most offensive sports column in the history of Earth."SEE ALSO: Mourning f ... More >>
On the New York Post's website today is a teaser that says, "Son's death doesn't make Adrian Peterson a great person."SEE ALSO:-- NY Post's Phil Mushnick writes column implying AP is partly responsible for son's murder -- Mourning for Ty, Adrian Peterson's fallen sonThe link goes to a piece by colum ... More >>
Who says finding true, lasting love is more difficult in the online dating and social media age?SEE ALSO: Strangers at the Twins game: A blind date outing in their own tweets A Philadelphia Inquirer profile of new Twins pitcher Vance Worley contains the cute story of how Worley met his fiancée, Mar ... More >>
A street sign on the west side of St. Paul that reads "Unversity Ave." will be replaced next week, about a month after it first went up.SEE ALSO: Mpls-based Jostens gives graduates diplomas with 'education' spelled 'eduation'The sign was installed by Lakeville-based Safety Signs, but the company say ... More >>
This morning, former Twin Delmon Young, now with the hated Detroit Tigers, is in custody in New York City after he allegedly assaulted a man outside a Midtown hotel around 2:30 a.m.Sources told the New York Post that Young was "highly intoxicated" and needed to be taken to the hospital to sober up b ... More >>
WCCO's James Schugel: Enterprising reporter, struggles understanding foreigners.WCCO's I-Team broke an investigative story on Monday, reporting that a Chinatown meat market in New York City was buying dogs from Minnesota and selling them as food in the Big Apple.It was the kind of story reporters ... More >>
Longtime comedian speaks to City Pages before his Mystic gig
Like this Mexican soldier, Bachmann will have deal with real gangstas.Rep. Michele Bachmann, who hid in the bushes from gays and lesbians in St. Paul, is now meeting with foreign leaders in the war against narcoterrorism. She's just back from undisclosed locations in Mexico and Colombia on ... More >>
Who's watching the books?For a budget hawk and a former tax pro, Rep. Michele Bachmann sure seems to have an issue with math. Maybe it's because she's got more money than she knows what to do with. The Federal Election Commission has informed her--again--that her year-end campaign finance repo ... More >>
Mother knows best.Rep. Michele Bachmann has voted to defund AmeriCorps, the popular community service organization that her son opted to join in 2009. Guess she showed him who's boss.
Holy mackerel! The New York Times has now resorted to quoting comments from this blog in its stories on Congresswoman Michele Bachmann.In Friday's New York Times, Reporter Kate Zernike wrote a story headlined, "A Breast-Feeding Plan Mixes Partisan Reactions." About halfway down, it features an od ... More >>
James Lileks has a beef with Blotter.In a New York Post article published today, Star Tribune columnist James Lileks complains about Blotter's dogged coverage of Congresswoman Michele Bachmann.The column for the Murdoch-owned paper is an attempt by Lileks to explain Minnesota politics, and Bachma ... More >>
Here's a little dose of WTF for your Thursday lunch hour... So it turns out P. Diddy's been hosting some rad parties and livestreaming them on the web for all to see. Last night, Diddy invited a group of 20 close friends to come hang in the penthouse of a Manhattan hotel to celebrate the release ... More >>
Photo by Rachel KlimpelWe're suckers for a good cover, especially one that takes a familiar melody and distorts it with a completely fresh perspective. So we were amped to hear that local songstress Sarah Winters has been turning heads on the blogosphere lately with her simple and somber renditio ... More >>
Another woman has come forward with sexual harassment allegations against Brett Favre.The other cleat just dropped.Today, on Brett Favre's birthday of all days, The New York Post published allegations of a second woman claiming lewd sexual harassment by the Vikings quarterback."He was looking at ... More >>
The New York Post: Bad Snap!The Vikings' Brett Favre is one of the hottest quarterbacks in NFL history. He is accused of texting pictures of his penis to a former New York Jets sideline reporter in 2008, when he played for the Jets. That's a big story, right? Maybe the ick factor kept it out of ... More >>
Ah, chillwave. Love it or hate it, local two-piece Elite Gymnastics are the latest to receive national attention for their contributions to the genre, and for good reason; the songs that they have made available through their site, "Montana" and "Is This On Me" have a trance-inducing quality to t ... More >>
The couple's NYC fun turned into disaster when ABC canceled their hotel room and flight for playing with their competitor.
Any Prince sighting in public would be magical, but this one tops all of our wildest dreams.
Apparently Best Buy just realized that people still love vinyl and they are going to try to capitalize on a trend that started long ago.
The New York Post calls bullshit on Simon Cowell's dreamer.
The newspaper's lien value has plummeted over the past year, showing flagging investor confidence
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The sins of the fathers