If you missed Saturday Night Live over the weekend, you may not have heard that Minnesota's legalization of gay marriage figured prominently in the Weekend Update segment."Minnesota this week became the 12th state in the country to legalize gay marriage," Seth Meyers quips. "So finally Minneapolis c ... More >>
Saturday Night Live still thinks the state of hip hop radio in the Twin Cities is laughable. Over the weekend, we returned to the fictional studios of B-108 in Shakopee, "Minnesota's home for blazing hip hop," for another early morning joke at our scene's expense. This time, guest The Hunger Games s ... More >>
Ever since the Lumineers' hit song "Ho Hey" started showing up on
late December 2011, it's like you can't go anywhere without hearing it
being blasted from somebody's headphones or store speakers. Locally, you
can hear this juggernaut song on the Current, Cities 97, and KDWB, and
pr ... More >>
As predicted, British prog-dabbling rockers Muse has announced a full-scale U.S. tour for early 2013. The tour dates in North America begin in January and stretch through April, and included is the group's first date in the Twin Cities in two-and-a-half years. The announcement comes fresh off their ... More >>
SEE ALSO: Jamie Kuntz kicked off NoDak college football team after kissing boyfriend during gameLast week, we shared the story of Jamie Kuntz, an 18-year-old who was kicked off the North Dakota College of Science football team over Labor Day weekend after he was seen kissing his 65-year-old boyfrien ... More >>
Lindsay Lohan dons a conrnrow wig in a Saturday Night Live skit about a fictional B108 hip-hop radio station based in Shakopee, Minnesota. Alhough it's a concept delivered with plenty of amusing local color -- anyone who remembers waiting expectantly in their youth for school closings to be annou ... More >>
Justin "Vernon" Timberlake.Call this the skit from this weekend's Saturday Night Live that they expected would end up on the blogs. In it, the power couple of Beyonce and Jay-Z are receiving guests to visit their newborn Blue Ivy Carter. Portrayed by various members of the cast, LL Cool J, Nicki ... More >>
Justin Vernon and Bon Iver had one hell of a year in 2011. Bon Iver's
sophomore album is widely considered the best album of the year,
the group played well-received, sold-out shows all over the world
(including a memorable two-night stand at the Orpheum Theatre),
and capped it all off with f ... More >>
So, you know how Jimmy Fallon could never manage to get through a whole Saturday Night Live sketch without cracking a smile, laughing at an inopportune moment, and then inevitably falling into a fit of giggles that would derail the entire script? Yeah, this is going to be sort of like that.
Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you areHappy snow day and Presidents' Day.
Just as the American mosaic is composed of people with different backgrounds and ideas, each of our presidents presents a unique gastronomic portrait.
Let's take a look at five presidential food favor ... More >>
Paul Ryan, right, figures Michele Bachmann helped him look serious.Tapped to give the official GOP response to President Obama's State of the Union address, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan should have had the nation's undivided attention.
Instead, Michele Bachmann decided to freelance with her own Stat ... More >>
Lady Gaga proclaimed yesterday that "Equality is the prime rib of America," simultaneously empowering and confusing the hell out of legions of GLBT activists as they rallied against "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." While the nation's top socio-political scientists try to decode what Gaga could have possi ... More >>
Coco's bringing serious funny for a funny senatorIt's another sign that once oh-so-serious Sen. Al Franken is lightening up: Conan O'Brien has been booked for an invitation-only Franken fundraiser on May 17 at the Mount Curve Avenue home of Gloria Finley and Robert Levine.
The following nigh ... More >>
The Pine City Elementary School Band leader Brad Mariska had a fever on Thursday, and the only prescription was more cowbell. Sen. Al Franken was happy to oblige. Why? Paying homage to an old Saturday Night Live skit.
Here's the cowbell clip:
Here's a few seconds of Christopher Walken in the cla ... More >>
This won't be an anti-American Idol blog post, but I am taking aim at American Idol; it won't entirely condemn Rihanna, but it will subject Ri-Ri to some tough love. Idol and Rihanna are a mere jumping-off point, because watching the results show Wednesday night made me really confront something ... More >>