The Vikings planned to unveil their new jersey design during tomorrow night's NFL draft party at the Metrodome. Then the internet happened.SEE ALSO: Vikings tweak logo to make Norseman look slightly more pissed off [IMAGE] All the teasing the Vikings did about their new on-field look is for nau ... More >>
ESPN thinks the Vikings' current uniform design is one of the ugliest in all of professional sports, and we'd have to agree. How is the current random-stripes-everywhere too-busy look in any way an improvement over the classic threads the Purple donned through 2005?SEE ALSO:-- Paul Charchian's "I'm ... More >>
Joe Mauer takes a lot of heat, but as one of the world's highest-paid athletes, he's more than adequately compensated for whatever mental anguish he incurs.With total earnings of $27 million between June 2011 and this month, St. Paul's favorite son is the 29th highest-paid athlete in the world, acco ... More >>
Everyone has his or her own style and calling. Some people like Nike, others wear Adidas, some people love Polo; others can't live without a vintage truck stop tee. It's the same in rap. You got your political heads, the gangsta heads and sex callers, the self-depreciated hipsters and then you have ... More >>
The 33 1/3 pitches are open again! For music obsessives, this long-running series of short books devoted to iconic albums has been a great resource for amusement and exhaustive reporting. Two personal favorites from the series are Carl Wilson's tome about Celine Dion's Let's Talk About Love and C ... More >>
This is not how we remember high school.Derrick Williams is the Timberwovles' top draft pick and most exciting acquisition since a skinny teenager named Kevin Garnett. Or, he would be those things, if the NBA wasn't so hopelessly locked out. For now, Williams is just a 20-year-old kid trying to s ... More >>
Photos by Stacy SchwartzBuddy Guy and Quinn SullivanOctober 16, 2010State Theatre, MinneapolisFor a taste of Minnesota's finest seasonal weather and the Midwest's greatest portrayal of the blues, it would be safe to say the best place to be this past Saturday evening was in downtown Minneapolis a ... More >>
Join the fevered pitchThe Beautiful Game is about to draw a worldwide audience the likes of which the NFL can only fantasize about: Thirty-two teams, including the U.S. national squad, converging on South Africa for the 2010 World Cup. (Video after the jump.) You could stay at home and catch ... More >>
Photo courtesy of His MischiefAs singer/guitarist for the slyly under-the-radar and wildly under-appreciated His Mischief, Sheridan Fox's trademark Merge Records-meets-Sunset Strip howl and smart, simple riffing is the framework for some distinctively crafted, multilayered pop songs. Fox is a ve ... More >>
Just by the headline you can tell Adam Garcia must be a talented man, and like all talented men, they move away (not even hiding our jadedness!). Garcia, known back in the day in the Twin Cities as "Snakebird" was an instrumental designer in the hip-hop and street art scenes before moving to Phi ... More >>
It's one of three projects around the world this year to receive Tony Hawk Foundation's maximum grant of $25,000.
The dude who put a bull's head in formaldehyde is back.
Gay Witch Abortion play on the Miss, Slug and Murs to release new album & next week's best new releases.
My favorite music right now is the new album by De La Soul, Are You In?: Nike Original Run--a new take on rap-rock-techno in 45 bracing minutes, with production by Detroit's Young RJ and Chicago duo Flosstradamus, with the latter mixing the results into one continuous track.This is also De La's fir ... More >>
With Unicorn Basement and Chickadee Mountain Martyrs on the bill, its a great chance to see one of the best new solo acts in town.
Four Liberian women accused of shoplifting at Guess? say they were targeted because of their skin color
Dinosaurs rule the dance floors no more
Pushing the fences back at the Little League World Series, Wal-Mart goes after pro-union Dems in Iowa, Reggie Bush gets fined for wearing the wrong shoe brand, sending anonymous hate e-mails as a business model, Fast Food Nation: The Movie, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
The Minutemen guarding parts of the U.S.-Mexico border are seeking financial accountability from Alan Keyes, Steely Dan has a beef with Owen Wilson, an Oregon man sues Michael Jordan for being constantly mistaken for him, Chad Vader - day shift manager, all your snakes (on a plane) are belong to us, ... More >>
Throw away the Sorels, wipe the Vaseline off your face, and get the hell inside
Seventies horror perpetrators cop the reality plea in The American Nightmare
A documentary show at the Minnesota Historical Society captures the state of the state, one second at a time
The unstoppable Jennifer Love Hewitt has the time of her life; viewers don't
Maybe female athletes will never play like the men. But imagine what they could do.
The revolution won't be televised--but it will be advertised
Columbia recording artists Soul Asylum have a new record.
Cheap tricks and free advertising: Phil Knight and Michael Moore in The Big One.
The Real Revolution Radio: Amy Goodman, host of Pacifica's Democracy Now!
The new Batman has nothing on the Hong Kong action of God of Gamblers 3
Nike's dissection of "The Jordan Moment"