Minneapolis rap troublemaker Prof has pushed all our buttons for over a decade now. A mixture of party-starters, gross-out tales, and personal exploration fills the three volumes of his Kaiser Von Powderhorn mixtape series, his King Gampo album, the Recession Music collaboration with St. Paul Slim, ... More >>
The Powderhorn rapper proves there's more to him than partying
Steve Carrell's best quality as an actor disappears in his latest, magician-packed film
What should we make of radiant Lincoln and blubbering Private Ryan?
Famous comics credit Acme as a Midwest mainstay
Brooklyn high-schooler takes chic mental-health break
Photos by Jon BehmMos DefGuthrie TheaterAugust 23, 2010The Guthrie is the last place you would have expected Mos Def to play a set, but the Live at the Guthrie series, which has brought the likes of Bruce Springsteen and Robin Williams, definitely kicked it up a notch in the mass appeal of hip-ho ... More >>
Where were the spiders? As it turns out, Malaysia.
Well, okay, not scandalous. More like "interesting."
Extreme overacting from Joaquin Phoenix? Preposterous!
Your guide to the season's hottest films (and the other ones, too)
The sailor you never really knew is back on shore leave. Oh the humanicky!
Faux Jean light up/burn down the Varsity
Former members of Slobberbone try to live up to themselves
Air conditioning helps as sequels and remakes compete for your summer movie dollar
Companies conspire to take the internet private, Iranians rename their Danishes, Robin Williams begins his descent, Stephen Colbert takes us back to the 80s, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Russian ligers, Shatner's kidney stone, the mental disorder quiz, the dance of the animated penguins, the Minnesota blog of the day, and more...
Bill T. Jones breathes life into his influences
Robin Williams sues dude who duped Strib columnistLast September, a guy with B.O. and blond hair convinced C.J., the celeb-starved Strib gossip columnist, that he was Robin Williams. He arrived at the airport with an escort (an ornament of the celebs, according to C.J.) and spoke in an affected monk ... More >>
Is it just us, or does the new Star Wars movie sound like even more of a celluloid stinker than the last two? The first clue: George Lucas is calling the latest installment (out May 11) a "real tearjerker." The second: He claims it's "Titanic in space." (Cue foghorn.) From a studio perspective, comb ... More >>
Local band looks back to AmRep, looks forward to deafness
Submitting to the sadistic novels of Bruce Wagner
At the Minnesota Fringe Festival
'One Hour Photo' takes an ugly snapshot of the retail employee
Seeking Signs of Civilization--and Artistic Sustenance--at the Sundance Film Festival
The negative effects of consumerism get a positive spin in The Grinch
Robin Williams beautifies the unimaginable in Jakob the Liar
As a playwright, singer, and adman, Craig Wright has played to many audiences. As a divinity student, though, he'll soon perform the mother of all scripts, chapter and verse.
Ten hours, a half-dozen movies, and one big brainwash at the "stadium seating" gigaplex
Flights of fancy return to Fantasy Island; Charmed casts a spell for the sisterhood.
On the Straight and Narrow: Matt Damon and Robin Williams in Good Will Hunting.
Art Crimes, Susan Welch, Amiri Baraka, Edward Humes, Garry Wills, The Wife, Joseph Conrad's The Secret Agent, Sweet Nothing, Boz Scaggs, dEUS