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  • News

    February 5, 2014

    U.S. Chamber of Commerce: The baddest bully in Washington

    How the U.S. Chamber of Commerce became the greatest (bumbling) enemy of America

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2013

    One Direction's 1D World at Mall of America is a nostalgia presale

    This past Saturday, the boy band One Direction opened a pop-up store at the Mall of America, and Gimme Noise decided to observe what sort of youth-cultivated bedlam might result. Called 1D World, the store will occupy the northwest corner of the mall's rotunda for the next six weeks.Upon receiving t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2012

    Homeboy Sandman on opening for Brother Ali and rapping in law school

    This fall's Brother Ali tour is an exciting one for a number of reasons. Not only is Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color a landmark album to share with the world, but things already get good with his opening act; Homeboy Sandman. The Stones Throw-signed MC has been the reigning king of the New ... More >>

  • News

    August 29, 2012

    Internet Cat Video Film Festival purrs into Minnesota

    Cat-meme lovers unite for a meowing—or wowing—first-ever event

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2012

    Olympian Seimone Augustus on being an openly gay pro athlete [VIDEO]

    SEE ALSO:- Best Lynx Player - 2012: Seimone AugustusAs the U.S. Olympic women's basketball team prepares to defend its 2008 gold against France on Saturday (3 p.m. CST), one of its players, MN Lynx star Seimone Augustus, bears another distinction.Of 10,000 international athletes competing in the Lon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2012

    Chris Kluwe coins "turdsloth" while defending Crossfit on Gawker

    SEE ALSO:-- Chris Kluwe lends voice to pro-gay rights Minnesotans for Equality radio ads-- Chris Kluwe blasts Saints for Bountygate scandal [Q&A]We know he loves World of Warcraft, but who could've guessed Vikings punter Chris Kluwe is such a Crossfit proponent?Last Thursday, Gawker's Hamilton N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2012

    Igor Vovkovinskiy, America's tallest man, lives in Rochester, can't find shoes

    ​Being the tallest man in America isn't as fun as you might imagine.'If I were that tall,' you might be thinking, 'I'd surely make a fortune playing basketball.' But it's impossible to play basketball when your feet, clad with ill-fitting shoes, are unable to support 7'8" worth of girth.That's the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2011

    Brett Favre spoofed: "What should I do?" [VIDEO OF THE DAY]

    Not the real Brett Favre: What should he do?​Remember the infamous LeBron James "What should I do?" Nike commercial? The one where he looks in the camera and asks, "Should I admit that I've made mistakes? Should I admit that I've done this before? Should I give you a history lesson? What shoul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2010

    Jason Litzau channels Tiger Woods in Celestino Caballero victory prance

    YouTubeSt. Paul native Jason Litzau post-victory.​The odds were 13 to 1 that St. Paul native Jason Litzau would beat Celestino Caballero, the 2008 WBA Super Bantamweight world champion. But Litzau silenced the skeptics at the MGM Grand Saturday, pulling out a huge upset victory by a split dec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2010

    Brett Favre's still bad to the bone for Wrangler

    Nothing's coming between Brett Favre and his Wranglers, yet.​It's going to be hard looking at those Brett Favre Wrangler ads anymore without rolling the eyes as "Bad To The Bone" plays in the background. But so far, Wrangler's keeping Favre at the center of its ad strategy despite the sextin ... More >>

  • News

    July 7, 2010

    On the trail of the Nitrous Mafia

    Summer concerts are jamming to the familiar hiss of “hippie crack”

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2009
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    December 2, 2009
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    July 1, 2009
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    May 29, 2009

    Gimme News Weekly Wrap-Up: May 22-28

    Soundset coverage, local interview round-up, P.O.S. sets European dates & next week's best new releases.

  • News

    October 10, 2007

    Reservoir Dog Days

    The True Hollywood Story of A Band Apart Co-Founder Michael Bodnarchek

  • News

    June 27, 2007

    Where the Ladies at?

    The battles and breaks behind the first female hip-hop festival

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    June 13, 2007


    James Lileks gets a new gig while other Stribbers get their walking papers

  • Movies

    September 28, 2005

    Innocence is Bliss

    Director Mike Mills thinks like a kid for 'Thumbsucker'

  • Arts

    June 22, 2005

    Boys in the Corner

    Jonathan Safran Foer, Wes Anderson, Conor Oberst, and the new male infantilism

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2004
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    August 25, 2004

    The Accidental Tourist

    Surveying China with Hero cinematographer Christopher Doyle

  • Sports

    April 21, 2004

    Hate the Playoffs, Love the Game?

    God created the world in six days, so why does it take eight weeks to pick an NBA champion: A City Pages dialogue

  • Books

    May 14, 2003

    Biology Is Destiny

    Margaret Atwood's new novel engineers a twisted future

  • Arts

    September 26, 2001

    Sonic Outlaws

    The second annual edition of “Sound Unseen” highlights the subversive side of music making in the era of media consolidation.

  • Movies

    August 15, 2001

    Body Politics

    The Farrelly Brothers go deeper into humanity in Osmosis Jones

  • News

    March 21, 2001

    Power Play

    Putting Minnesota on the map with a national title was the easy part. For the Gopher women's hockey team, sustaining that reputation is the challenge.

  • News

    September 13, 2000

    Lost In Space

    How can you sample the Statue of Liberty? What is Wile E. Coyote standing on when he runs off a cliff? Solving the riddles of the universe with digital artist Paul Higham

  • News

    April 19, 2000

    Station Break

    Can the Cities' oldest black radio station survive a date with the bulldozer?

  • News

    April 5, 2000

    Purple Stain

    Securities scams, karaoke-bar brawls, and the occasional boozy ride: At least there's one championship the Vikings might be winning

  • Sports

    December 1, 1999

    Stop Being So English

    This year's British Television Advertising Awards promotes a new identity

  • Feature

    May 1, 1999

    The Naked Truth

    Mothers stand united, exposing their souls on motherhood

  • Movies

    April 29, 1998

    Products of the 'Hood

    Face/Off: Denzel Washington and Ray Allen in Spike Lee's He Got Game

  • Sports

    February 18, 1998

    Breaking the Surface

    After nearly 10 rocky years on the job, UM Women's Athletic Director Chris Voelz finally has plenty to smile about.

  • Art

    February 4, 1998

    Flesh and Bone

    Have You Ever Really Looked at Your Hands?: Bernice Ficek-Swenson creates a natural world pregnant with meaning.

  • Music

    January 28, 1998

    Prog Spring

    Owning Up: Local art rockers Severens, Anfinson, and Lewis make a progressive punk for the '90s.

  • Arts

    December 10, 1997

    Accept No Imitations

    I Am He As You Are He As You Are Me, And We Are All Together: Danny Hoch mimics all in a show at Walker Art Center.

  • News

    October 15, 1997

    Taylor's Game

    The other billionaire owner's bid for a "glamour franchise."

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    August 20, 1997

    Musical Chairs

    Bands are overbooked. Fans are staying home. As the music scene splinters, who's left standing?

  • News

    July 9, 1997

    Finally Making the Boys Play Fair

    Twenty-five years after the passage of Title IX, a Supreme Court decision may have finally convinced the University of Minnesota to beef up its women's athletic program.

  • News

    July 2, 1997

    Young Americans

    Nine scenes from the lives of new Minnesotans

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    April 23, 1997

    Hoops and Ladders

    How sports are wrecking schools.

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    September 4, 1996


    On the road with the Concrete Farm dance collective and a big rig.