The New Ulm Actors Community Theater has decided to cancel their planned production of "Inherit the Wind" thanks to pressure from local evangelicals who object to the way the play portrays the evolution/creationism debate.SEE ALSO: Matt Birk refused White House trip because President Obama is pro-ch ... More >>
In 2011, the Advocate's algorithm named Minneapolis the gayest city in the entire U.S.A. St. Paul was added to the mix last year, and the Twin Cities fell to seventh.SEE ALSO: Andy Parrish on marriage amendment defeat: 'We won 74 out of 87 counties' The Advocate just came out with its 2013 rank ... More >>
Get out your hanky so you don't spill a tear in your beer; from Susanna Clark to Kitty Wells, several legendary country singers and songwriters passed on in 2012, and their loss is felt keenly as our connection to a better time in traditional country goes slippin' away.
Rob Zombie, that long-haired, bearded, face-painted poster boy for all things ghoulish, can't help but be a perfectionist. As one of the few American entertainers scoring serious commercial success in both music and film -- his 2007 remake of Halloween, after all, grossed over $80 million -- he can' ... More >>
Rogue Valley's tour diaries are written by frontman Chris Koza and edited by bandmate Peter Sieve. You can read their first, second, third, fourth, and fifth installments.Everyone slept in late the next morning, Portland was its grey, soaking wet, bone-chilling wintery self, but despite the unin ... More >>
"Benny, I heard something bad about you." "Ditto." Somehow Michele Bachmann managed to find a church that's too crazy even for her.The Bachmanns filed to quit as members of Salem Lutheran Church in Stillwater just six days before she officially announced she was running for president. That cynica ... More >>
Michele McGaugheyThe Bachmanns will be missed... if anyone notices.Michele and Marcus Bachmann have left their church after 10 years of membership. But even before she officially filed to quit the church, the Bachmanns hadn't been there in two years. The Bachmanns were granted their release from ... More >>
Please be thinking "bacon" please be thinking "bacon"The thing about rounding up scary music videos for Halloween is that so rarely are they actually scary; Michael Jackson as a zombie/werewolf/come hither teenager? Meh. Alice Cooper, GWAR, Rob Zombie, Slipknot, Insane Clown Posse...NOT SCARY. ... More >>
The Federal Aviation Administration revoked the licenses of the two pilots in charge of the Northwest Airlines flight that overshot the Minneapolis airport by 150 miles last week.
One of the pilots said they were not asleep and no argument took place. So seriously guys... What happened?
Concessions Contrast: ballpark prices from '82 and today.
The Lutheran church struggles with its policy on homosexuality and the meaning of "all God's children"
What did Nathaniel Hawthorne have to feel so guilty about?
Vidiot savant Joe Bob Briggs drops some scary science for Halloween
One man's fight for a jury trial could result in a spate of appeals
The University of Minnesota Press, author Judith Levine, and one very hot topic
We search the airwaves for signs of intelligent life
He's been thrown out of court on his ear, but Roger Conant is still railing about the legal fees from the tobacco settlement
Hobos have been hopping freights since the Civil War. Now a new generation of riders is hitting the tracks--stockbrokers, students, and the occasional serial killer.
UM Professor David Lykken has spent his career studying the role of nature and nurture in shaping people. And he believes his research shows the best society would be one in which the state decides who gets to have children.
by Jennifer Vogel