A silent flashmob will take place outside Gasthof Zur Gemütlichkeit this evening in response to the Nazi-themed dinner City Pages reported on last week. According to organizers Margie Newman and Susan Schwaidelson Siegfried, the group is not affiliated with any specific organization. They will m ... More >>
Scott Steben, the organizer of the Nazi-themed dinner held at Gasthof's on MLK Day, has tattoos of Nazi SS bolts and the official SS skull on his right arm.See also: The story behind a Nazi-themed dinner at Gasthof'sThe photo featuring the tattoos was posted publicly on Steben's Facebook. In th ... More >>
Not worth stealing
Michael Karkoc's Nazi history and possible involvement in wartime atrocities is obviously no laughing matter, but with the aid of 70 years of history and 140 characters, tweeters have been having some fun with the hard to believe news that a Third Reich military commander has been living quietly amo ... More >>
Desperate times call for desperate measures. And so, just as they did before last November's marriage amendment vote, Minnesota for Marriage is again comparing marriage equality advocates to Nazis.SEE ALSO: MN for Marriage's concession: "God has defined marriage as between one man and one woman" The ... More >>
Walker Art Center's annual avant-garde festival defies definition
In recent weeks, Rev. Brad Brandon, the director of church outreach for Minnesota for Marriage, has traveled the state giving a presentation where he compares same-sex marriage advocates to Nazis.SEE ALSO: Rev. Brad Brandon wants his GOP endorsements to be tax exempt Minnesotans United for All Famil ... More >>
Howard Stern lit into Michele Bachmann on his Sirius satellite radio show in the wake of the Rolling Stone article on the spate of teen suicides in the Anoka-Hennepin school district."The amazing thing to me--I'm watching these debates, the Republican debates--this Michele Bachmann and Rick Sant ... More >>
Courtesy Dancing With the StarsD-list celebrities with A-list movesIt's been a month since the season finale of Dancing With the Stars, but The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts is keeping the love alive with their summer dance series. Today Twin Cities twinkletoes will be downtown cuttin ... More >>
Inglorious Basterds, A Serious Man, Up make great impressions
Paying homage to those who speak the language of creativity
Director Neil Blomkamp uses computer effects to enhance, not dominate
MinnPost tells the tragic story of Gagne, who suffers from Alzheimer's-related dementia, and an alleged attack that might have resulted in the death of another resident in his retirement community.
Bonus: Azur & Asmar and Fired Up reviewed
'What you are seeing here are the crippled products of madness, impertinence, and lack of talent,' declared Adolf Ziegler, president of the Reich Culture Chamber, of 'Entartete Kunst' (translation: 'degenerate art'), the 1937 Munich exhibition meant to exemplify works unbefitting of Nazi Germany. Sh ... More >>
'Death of a President' and other film fest trigger-pullers blow away dissent
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
Columnist grows to appreciate another kind of weed
Excerpts of Jeff Weise's Nazi chatboard posts As Channel 5 (KSTP) reported last night, the Red Lake school shooter, Jeff Weise, apparently posted a series of messages to a white supremacist chatboard at the website Nazi.org a year ago. The page has been removed, but here are excerpts of the posts in ... More >>
More Weise Nazi.org post excerpts These eight additional posts by Jeff Weise at Nazi.org chatboards bring to 15 or so the number of his posts recoverable from the Google cache records, out of 34 posts the site acknowledges he made. The recovered posts span a period from March 19 through August 2, 20 ... More >>
It used to be the anti-abortionists who held the monopoly on comparing American political circumstances to those of Nazi Germany, but George W. Bush changed all that. Still, we didn't quite expect the numbers to turn out this way: Bush Nazi 1,330,000 resultsHitler Nazi 1,320,000 resul ... More >>
Ignorance is.... A) Guaranteed by the Bill Of Rights; B) Evidence that our schools are working; C) Bliss
'The Corporation' creates a market for itself
Todd Haynes brings his love for Douglas Sirk to 'Far From Heaven'
Japanese megastar Cornelius doesn't translate easily into American
An odd-jobber chronicles an ugly chapter in Minneapolis union-busting
An abstruse exhibit at the Walker pushes the art of painting out of its gilded frame and into the pages of a textbook
The post-apartheid doc Long Night's Journey Into Day examines reconciliation as a form of activism
With Hollow Man, provocateur Paul Verhoeven tests the viewer's capacity to distinguish sadism from seduction
Documentarian Richard Dindo explores what we think of the unthinkable
A pissed-off driver challenges Metro Transit's methods of drug testing
The Jungle heaves, Frank Theatre shudders, Outward Spiral recoils
Life Is Short, Art Is Long: Nathan Christopher, Allison Moore, and the Skewed Visions company act out their alienation in a site-specific installation.
Keeping the Faith: A Hasidic boy recites his prayers in A Life Apart: Hasidism in America.
My Name is Joseph Beuys, and I'm an Artist: "3-Tonnen Edition" at the Walker Art Center.
The education bill's dead; long live the education bill