Makes No Sense At All captures the visions, ramblings, and memories
of Chris Strouth, a Twin Cities-bred master of music, film, and
everything else.The Catholic Church figured out something during the middle ages: If you build a church to look like a castle, the serfs will feel safe in its massive ... More >>
Ah, yes, Valentine's Day. Maybe you're the hopeless romantic type, and you've had this night all planned out for you and your special someone since October, and if that's the case, jolly good for you.
More likely, though, you just remembered, like, two days ago that this stupid holiday was happeni ... More >>
By Will McClainThe Music Industry is a weekly column that dissects local and national
music-business headlines with the help of local industry professionals
and music fanatics.This month, dark lords of alt-hip-hop Death Grips emerged from the shadows to thrill believers by leaking their latest alb ... More >>
At this point, Halloween is pretty much upon us. If you haven't picked out a costume for all those parties and concerts this weekend, then it just so happens you're in luck. Instead of rocking the tired Jimi Hendrix look or that blase Elvis jumpsuit, go for something a little more modern, relevant, ... More >>
You may hear traces of Yellowcard in Minneapolis band All the Right Moves -- perhaps it's the violin implemented by both bands. The young band has crafted an album that hits the spot if you're looking for a guilty pleasure pop-punk to get lost in. When Your Compass Breaks is All the Right Moves' ven ... More >>
Only in America... and especially in Wisconsin.Bill Wisth -- a 6'6", 350 pound resident of Mequon, Wisconsin -- used to be a regular at Chuck's Place, a family-run restaurant in Thiensville, Land of Cheese. But Wisth's days as a regular came to an abrupt end last weekend after the restaurant c ... More >>
Target pulled "stalker" Valentine's Day cards from shelves in response to an anti-making-light-of-stalking campaign led by Ginger Lee.Yes, that Ginger Lee -- the same former porn star who brought down U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner after it came to light that the two had exchanged sexual e-mails with e ... More >>
For those of you who like to read books in one hand while holding a pencil in the other, you may want to consider joining the Typo Eradication Advancement League (TEAL). Your constant mission? Stamp out typos wherever they hide. Your fearless leaders, authors Jeff Deck and Benjamin Herson, ha ... More >>
Tripp Emmer and friends. See the rest of the photos by clicking hereRepublican candidate for governor Tom Emmer admitted today that his son, Tripp, had been cited for underage drinking in July, and "our family is dealing with our son in this matter."
City Pages broke the underage drinking c ... More >>
Jon Behm"Uh, guys, maybe we should cut down on the chlorine"When Nimbus cast actress Erin Denman in Emerald and the Love Song of the Dead Fishermen (opening this weekend at the Theater Garage), there was one major snag: her character is supposed to have green hair. Denman has striking long red lo ... More >>