Michael Karkoc, the 94-year-old Nazi commander who has been living quietly in northeast Minneapolis since 1949, ordered the murder of Polish civilians in 1944, according to testimony recently unearthed by the Associated Press.RELATED: Northeast Nazi: Top 10 tweets The testimony in question was given ... More >>
Tech N9ne is the only rapper on the 2013 Forbes Hip-Hop Cash Kings list who wears face paint and has performed at the Gathering of the Juggalos six times. After raking in an impressive $7.5 million over the past 12 months, the Kansas City native appears on the list in between Swizz Beatz and 50 Cent ... More >>
A filmmaker from Minnesota tells the story behind a lost animated masterpiece, plus hits and misses of the fest by our critics
P.O.S. With Marijuana Deathsquads, Mike Mictlan, Audio Perm, the Tribe and Big Cats!, and DJ Ander Other First Avenue, Minneapolis Friday, October 26, 2012 P.O.S. was determined that his sold-out show at First Avenue on Friday night was nothing but a dance party, casting aside any lingering sombe ... More >>
There was absolutely zero chance that Madonna wasn't going to capitalize on her Super Bowl appearance this past weekend. Although it's unlikely that Madge will be able to pack M.I.A. (and her itchy middle finger), Nicki Minaj, and Cee Lo Green in her suitcase for this May-November excursion aroun ... More >>
Recent Minnesota-transplant Astronautalis didn't take long to ingratiate himself in the Twin Cities music community, easily winning over local music fans with his high-spirited live shows and genuine talent. But he hasn't forgotten about his Florida friends, and has teamed up with his ... More >>
Our Russian guy: Jacob Tselniker of Continental Liquors It is said that the Russian word for water--voda--is the root of the word vodka, so this tells you a little about how Russians feel about the stuff. Russia vodka production is said to date back to somewhere between the 9th and 12th cent ... More >>
Helen Thomas, who started reporting on U.S. presidents a year before Barack Obama was born, got caught on tape recently during the Jewish Heritage Celebration at the White House telling Jews to go back to Germany (video after the jump). Reliably, Michele Bachmann took Thomas's inane comments ... More >>
Festival kicks off its 28th year in the Twin Cities
France 44 is hosting a free beer tasting this Wednesday featuring 50 craft brews.
Better believe it: St. Cloud is one of 10 finalists in a worldwide search for the most livable city. Please hold your heart attack or laughter for later.
The Minnesota company wants you to think globally, drink locally
The True Hollywood Story of A Band Apart Co-Founder Michael Bodnarchek
Mark Olson lost his house and his wife, but hey—he's got a great new album
...Or at least he's to blame for this one
You mean Richard Gere didn't bring Buddhism to America?!
The CP interview: Dr. Michael Osterholm of the University of Minnesota's Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy talks about the flu bug that could bring the world to its knees
Park Board pissing match leads to 911 call
Gore Vidal on war for oil, politics-free elections, and the late, great U.S. Constitution.
Last year my boss sent me to sit in a dark room for 150 nights. Here's what I took away from the ordeal.
In South Minneapolis, a last remnant of Dr. Martin Couney's freak show preemies
Novelist and historian Tariq Ali on the war and the antiwar movement
Polemicist Christopher Hitchens follows George Orwell into a political minefield
With lusty seniors in Rio and hard-driving cabbies in Lima, filmmaker Heddy Honigmann makes her home in the world
With its sci-fi epic 'Terminus,' the anarchic Bedlam Theater builds the mothership of all puppets
Or, Cannes 2001: How to love the movies without hating yourself
Dim efforts by Roland Joffé, the Coen Brothers, Lars von Trier, Neil LaBute, and John Waters darken the screens of the world's flashiest film fest
The Mpls/St. Paul International Film Festival swaddles the Cities in cinema
Isaac does battle with God; Song of the Pipa submits to the state
In Mr. Death, documentarian Errol Morris trains his beloved Interrotron on execution technologist-turned-Holocaust denier Fred Leuchter
Krzysztof Kieslowski's The Decalogue is a must-see epic of moral dilemmas
Libyan dissenters worldwide build a virtual headquarters--on a local public-access server
U Film Society's Jewish Film Festival delivers a celluloid shalom for the age of kabala chic
Thirty-four years ago, LeRoi Jones's Dutchman sent American race relations careening on a New York subway. Where's the end of the line?
Can the AARP be forever young?
RIG Goes Whirlygig: Dancers Gretchen Pick and Sarah Gordon take flight
In its 50th year, is the world's most prestigious film festival showing its age?
Dead Man Stalking: Miroslaw Baka and Jan Tesarz in Krzysztof Kieslowski's A Short Film About Killing.
Krzysztof Kieslowski's two "short films" command a long look.
The upscaling of everything