Bill Kling's moving onBill Kling, the founder of Minnesota Public Radio and the only CEO it has known since 1966, says he's stepping down. Under his leadership, MPR grew into a behemoth of public broadcasting. It also spawned American Public Media, a production house that distributes a raft ... More >>
Photos by Alexa JonesJosh Ritter and the Royal City Band with the Minnesota OrchestraJuly 15, 2010Orchestra HallOf all the Dylan acolytes to make their mark thus far in the aughts, Idaho native Josh Ritter would seem to have the inside track on best living up to the pride of Hibbing's lofty stand ... More >>
Black is white. Peace is war. Up is down. Michele Bachmann is now asserting that the issue of Internet network neutrality, known as "net neutrality," is an evil Obama administration plot to censor the Internet. But it's exactly the opposite: Network neutrality (also net neutrality, Inter ... More >>
A Badly Broken Code was also praised by Robert Christgau on NPR.
Britain aims to curb violent bar brawls with new shatterproof pint glasses.
When the Drudge Report linked to a post about the billboard, his phone began to ring incessantly and comments below the post turned vile.
Like so many people, Lily Coyle was appalled at the televangelist's twisting of history for his own ends.
Long before his quest for the holy grail, Terry Gilliam grew up in Minnesota.
The best of the best music events for December 31.
New Malone Mischke-directed music video for No Bird Sing's "Devil Trombones."
McDonald's plan to open up shop at the Louvre: perilous or predictable?
U.S. Special Forces killed a man Monday in Somalia suspected of being a link between al-Qaida in Pakistan and the militia targeted for recruiting Minnesota Somalis to return to fight.
Band functions without DJ or bass player
Editor blames the economy, the summer season, and some guy named Garrett for cut and paste job.
Alright, who is going to cry foul in this one? There's gotta be some ballot stuffing going on. Our Midwest mullet darling wasn't supposed to die out like this.
How can the Shins' new album hope to live up to the hype?
What's the Only Industry That Holds Its Trade Show Around a Keg?
12 Rods, Jon Stewart, Howard Stern, Quentin Tarantino, Garrison Keillor, MF Doom, Lawrence Lessig, Randi Rhodes...
Special absurdity of the media present, ineffability of the aesthetic past edition
Placebo rediscover cro-magnon relics; culturcide revive 1985; Randy Newman says the past ain't what it used to be
Theater Mu's queer hero molts into adulthood; Kafka's guilt trip
Desaparecidos watch malaise overrun America's heartland
At least this year has roused up a worthy controversy in the local club scene
With Black and Blue, the Backstreet Boys' grand cultural moment may have come to an end. And yes, it was so a grand moment.
Director Mary Harron delivers American Psycho with its cutting humor intact
The Real Revolution Radio: Amy Goodman, host of Pacifica's Democracy Now!