How the U.S. Chamber of Commerce became the greatest (bumbling) enemy of America
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 >>
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 >>
Cat-meme lovers unite for a meowing—or wowing—first-ever event
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 >>
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 >>
â€‹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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Summer concerts are jamming to the familiar hiss of hippie crack
Tiger's plight as parable.
Soundset coverage, local interview round-up, P.O.S. sets European dates & next week's best new releases.
The True Hollywood Story of A Band Apart Co-Founder Michael Bodnarchek
The battles and breaks behind the first female hip-hop festival
James Lileks gets a new gig while other Stribbers get their walking papers
Director Mike Mills thinks like a kid for 'Thumbsucker'
Jonathan Safran Foer, Wes Anderson, Conor Oberst, and the new male infantilism
Surveying China with Hero cinematographer Christopher Doyle
God created the world in six days, so why does it take eight weeks to pick an NBA champion: A City Pages dialogue
Margaret Atwood's new novel engineers a twisted future
The second annual edition of “Sound Unseen” highlights the subversive side of music making in the era of media consolidation.
The Farrelly Brothers go deeper into humanity in Osmosis Jones
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.
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
Can the Cities' oldest black radio station survive a date with the bulldozer?
Securities scams, karaoke-bar brawls, and the occasional boozy ride: At least there's one championship the Vikings might be winning
This year's British Television Advertising Awards promotes a new identity
Mothers stand united, exposing their souls on motherhood
Face/Off: Denzel Washington and Ray Allen in Spike Lee's He Got Game
After nearly 10 rocky years on the job, UM Women's Athletic Director Chris Voelz finally has plenty to smile about.
Have You Ever Really Looked at Your Hands?: Bernice Ficek-Swenson creates a natural world pregnant with meaning.
Owning Up: Local art rockers Severens, Anfinson, and Lewis make a progressive punk for the '90s.
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.
The other billionaire owner's bid for a "glamour franchise."
Bands are overbooked. Fans are staying home. As the music scene splinters, who's left standing?
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.
Nine scenes from the lives of new Minnesotans
How sports are wrecking schools.
On the road with the Concrete Farm dance collective and a big rig.