Try telling Will Handke, Mike Steffan, Austin Hinkle, Ross Pomeroy, and Tom Johnson that friends shouldn't go into business together. The five 20-somethings grew up together in Mankato, MN, separated for college, then came back together in 2012 to bake up to 2,000 granola bars per week under the nam ... More >>
The road-trip drama travels through another side of America
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 >>
"I'll be there for you … and others in our census bracket"
A brief history of movie characters getting whacked in the balls
Jeff Ross insists that he only roasts the ones he loves. If that's true, then he loves a lot of people. The Roastmaster General, as he's become known as in the comedy world, has burned everyone from celebrities to cartoon characters, and now he's taking on America.This Saturday, the insul ... More >>
Sage RossIf you're heading downtown, here's a glimpse of your future.Word to the wise: if you can, stay the hell out of downtown Minneapolis tonight. Three mega-sized events, all within a half-mile radius of one another, are kicking off essentially at the same time. Public works officials are ... More >>
Photo by Tony Nelson"This show is already better than the last time I saw them because it's with their real singer," a friend said knowingly as Morcheeba launched into their set Wednesday night at First Avenue. The British downtempo trio's reinstated lead singer Skye Edwards floated across the st ... More >>
Reinstated singer dishes on the breakup and her trio's new start
This week, City Pages talked to Morcheeba frontwoman Skye Edwards about rejoining the band after being dismissed by the popular downtempo trio's founding brothers Godfrey in 2003. Edwards gave Morcheeba its trademark sound with her smoky smooth vocals and longtime fans are psyched to have her bac ... More >>
Photo courtesy of Nato ColesNato Coles has been involved in the Midwest DIY scene for several years, first gaining notoriety with Milwaukee's Modern Machines before moving to Brooklyn and recently settling in Minneapolis. In his first year in the Twin Cities, Coles has established the "borderline ... More >>
BernsteinBooks.comRandy Moss just cost this author a lot of money.In addition to leaving Vikings fans high and dry, Randy Moss's weird antics have just killed a book deal for one of Minnesota's hardest-working sportswriters. Today was a very, very bad day for Ross Bernstein, Minnesota author ... More >>
A penetrating chapter from former Phoenix New Times investigative reporter Terry Green Sterling's book: ILLEGAL: Life and Death in Arizona's Immigration War Zone
Read a penetrating chapter from former Phoenix New Times investigative reporter Terry Greene Sterling's book: 'ILLEGAL: Life and Death in Arizona's Immigration War Zone'
"I don't think I rescued them," Sathers tells NPR. "I feel like if anything, they've rescued me."
Almost anything goes in 'Shortbus'
The Republican candidate for Keith Ellison's vacant state House seat sounds off.
Electric Light Orchestra reissues deliver—and dilute—paradise
'Joey' Stares blankly at its second season
According to this morning's Pioneer Press, music critic Ross Raihala will be blogging from the South By Southwest festivities in Austin, Texas. The result? Hard to say. So far nothing has been posted. (Note to Pi Press editors about this whole blogosphere thing: You might want to post some content ... More >>
Falling in lust with 'The O.C.'
Days and nights in the belly of the video gaming beast
Crossfaded's Electronica changes your Thursday-night routine
An open zine collects the manifestoes of street poets, single dads, and itinerant academicians
Two former lovers and six Minnesota writers unite in a serial short story
U.S. Attorney David Lillehaug is playing hard to get, but DFL insiders say he's in the race for attorney general
Chipping away at the fringes of the fringe: Jesse "The Body" Ventura's Reform Party campaign is likely to influence the outcome of this year's race for governor.
Devin Miller and Thomas Ross want to do something no black person in Minnesota has done before: buy a major commercial radio station. But first they have to beat the FCC, an industry giant, and the trend toward broadcast consolidation.
Watching nothing happen with the beautiful losers of Friends.
The Clintonites pulled a neat bit of political flummery last week when they connived
A conversation about the far-from-settled presidential field.