Here are some stats from last Friday's blizzard: 17 inches of snow; post-snow highs in the single digits; 60,000 people without power; more than 1,900 automobile spin outs and 680 crashes; 100 flights cancelled; 66 jack-knifed semis; black ice under bridges and on ramps; and yet another school day c ... More >>
In a shaky video shot on Monday morning, there's CeCe McDonald: wearing a blue hoodie, riding a friend's back, and walking out of prison."Welcome back!" the friend holding the camera tells McDonald. "Thank you!" McDonald exclaims, grinning, as she approaches the parking lot. See Also: - COVER: Behin ... More >>
A rough and inevitably incomplete guide to the taxonomy of spoilers
Buried Alive hits Netflix November 1
We were happy to see the new cookbook from Edible Twin Cities come across our desks. A collection of recipes from local producers, writers, bloggers and chefs, it's a celebration of locavore eating at home. We dug in and decided to put a couple of the recipes to the test.
Young, single, broke, and live in the Twin Cities? According to a new study put together by the Money Under 30 blog, you're probably spending less nights falling asleep by yourself while watching Netflix after a dinner of Ramen noodles than your peers in most other cities.SEE ALSO: Coffee shop first ... More >>
Yes boys and girls, Saturday is that magical time of the year when zombies take to the West Bank's local watering holes and now Midway Stadium to get intoxicated with Brain Belt. The Zombie Pub Crawl is upon us, and with zombie-mania more in the media than ever, this year's should be the biggest yet ... More >>
Andy Williams, we hardly knew you. To a generation you're the man in tinted glasses on dozens of albums we wouldn't buy for a quarter, yet you were an enormous figure in American music from your earliest hit, a hillbilly cat cover of "Butterfly" inspired by Elvis, to your long, graceful goodbye in B ... More >>
Daniel Alexander Jones is powerful as an R&B singer with a message for America
Eat Street spot wins with authenticity
A good product idea is like a poem: less generally means more. Snap bracelets, Twitter, the George Foreman Grill, Netflix. And now, given its quick success in the digital music space, Turntable.fm. Huh?
A big-screen go at Charlotte Bronte's novel
Yelp Foursquare Facebook = Google HotpotGoogle is getting into the restaurant rating biz, with its new launch of Hotpot, a sort of Yelp/Foursquare/Facebook mash-up linked to Google Places. Google maps already aggregate ratings from other rating websites like Citysearch and OpenTable, bu ... More >>
Fuel up on Chinese before you hit K-Mart.Blockbuster and Hollywood stores have gone the way of Betamax, as movie watchers turn to Netflix, RedBox, and internet video. The former Hollywood on Hennepin is now home to a Halloween costume shop and the Lake Street/35W Blockbuster has been recently ... More >>
The Uptown and Eat Street establishments suffer from lack of focus
In our ongoing quest to find the best winter beverage, we check out some local chai.
It's OK, you can come back to this when you're, um, a little less cloudy.
For a former video-store giant, not such a blockbuster decade
Now you can count Best Buy in the running for video download domination.
Just what we need. A bunch of sick people enraged because they can't stream Netflix movies from bed.
Missed last month's live mockery of Plan 9? It's coming again this October.
Yeah. THIS sounds like a good idea.
Access Hollywood interviewed leading lady Megan Fox and she talks about eating boys. Oh, and she isn't a virgin and that's why she ends up possessed. Consider us hooked.
Saturday night's double-header was chock full of new material.
Federal investigators say a Minneapolis worker stole more than 16,000 Best Buy certificates sent to customers and used them to buy items in the store.
Saving 'Studio 60' from going six feet under
It was always tough to rent a movie at Discount Video. It's about to become impossible.
The hair, the rage, the lust. The six-to-eight-week wait for shipping and handling.
Why does the film festival make great movies look so bad?
The world makes out all right at the International Film Festival
Your local movie-rental store, marked for death?