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 >>
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 Onion's A.V. Club goes all end-of-the-decade with a book full of Top 10 lists.
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
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.
Someone must be insane to think our next First Lady, Michelle Obama, and our crazy Rep. Michele Bachmann have anything in ... More >>
How can the Shins' new album hope to live up to the hype?
A Shortz ode fails to solve the puzzle of obsessive wordsmithing
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
With Black and Blue, the Backstreet Boys' grand cultural moment may have come to an end. And yes, it was so a grand moment.