What a pleasant surprise it was to see this brand new song and video from Minneapolis singer/songwriter Dylan Hicks last week. For one thing it's been far too long to have heard anything new from the "Governor of Fun." He only recently showed up with new material in one of Terry Eason "Song-A-Day ... More >>
Sufjan Stevens's beautiful tribute to the Land of Lincoln
Saul Bellow's time in Minnesota
Zadie Smith's Jamaican-British-Chinese-Jewish novel
Mapping the literary landmarks of the Twin Cities
The dreamer wakes
Radio Free Chicago: Studs Terkel holds down the microphone at WFMT in 1978.