A startup in Burnsville created a new way to obsess over your beloved pets. Anser Innovation spent the last three years developing PetChatz, a device that allows pet owners to basically set up a Skype session with their pets, with the added bonus of being able to dispense treats and smells (yes, re ... More >>
Ralph Steadman's first collaboration with Hunter S. Thompson took place at the Kentucky Derby in 1969, when Thompson was writing for Scanlan's Monthly and Steadman was asked to contribute drawings to his story. It was there that their 40-year friendship was born. Steadman would go on to illustrate F ... More >>
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Dave King is the drummer and composer for the Bad Plus, Happy Apple, Dave King Trucking Company, and Halloween, Alaska. This essay is based upon Dave's conversation with City Pages music editor Reed Fischer. As an old-school jazz club, the Artists' Quarter is a model that's dying in America. There ... More >>
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Minnesota lost a spunky and beautiful soul yesterday.After battling leukemia this past year, eight-year-old Jane Fiemeyer of Wadena died yesterday before being granted her final wish: to meet popular Nickolodeon band Big Time Rush, also from Minnesota.Sadly, the band had planned to Skype with Fiemey ... More >>
Last month, Tabatha Coffey of Tabatha Takes Over visited Jungle Red Salon & Spa to give some tough love to owner Suzanne Erickson, who was struggling so hard to make ends meet that she was actually living at her business. Tomorrow night, the show will return to Minneapolis to revamp H D ... More >>
Duluth News TribuneChassis (with Teresa) is apparently a bit traumatized after her 300-mile adventure.Chassis, a one-and-a-half-year-old husky, began 2012 with the walk of a lifetime.The dog broke free from her Duluth home on New Year's Day. Last week, she turned up in Taopi, a southern Minnesota ... More >>
If you're a fan of Minnesota native Adam Young's Owl City, you're likely a fan of Toronto's LIGHTS. The two artists have been good friends for several years now. Over the summer she appeared in his video for the song "Deer in the Headlights," which portrayed the sometimes reclusive Young in a dif ... More >>
Seckar tells "Inside Edition" he was bored.Here's the kind of thing Mason Seckar does to alleviate boredom from his home in Oshkosh: Without giving his name, he calls St. Augustine, Fla., cops to say that he's in a green Chevy on I-95 with Minnesota plates, and his "little girl is puking." ... More >>
The FBI traced Mason Seckar through Skype.According to the FBI affidavit on Mason Seckar of Oshkosh, he apparently loves nothing better than to taunt cops in Florida and Minnesota with bullshit crank calls. He leaves a reader with the impression that he may have an unhealthy obsession with ... More >>
One-man-masked-band Hastings 3000 is in the midst of his first tour, which will find him jetting out to the West Coast, Hawaii, and Japan. Here's the third installment of his tour diary (first installment here, second here). Check back over the next two weeks for more updates from his tour.
Photos by Tony NelsonArzu Gokcen of Pink MinkBest New Bands of 2010 Showcase (The Goondas, The Jahhawks, Pink Mink, Hastings 3000, BNLX, Phantom Tails, BadNraD, and Grant Cutler and the Gorgeous Lords)January 26, 2011First Avenue Judging by the talent and diversity of the acts, as well as the bou ... More >>
Highlighted as one of the Best New Bands of 2010 at tonight's showcase at First Ave, Hastings 3000 is perhaps one of the most enigmatic musicians to emerge locally this past year. He has made a name for himself with his incendiary, multi-instrumental freakouts, always clad in an eerie, antelope-l ... More >>
One-man-masked-band Hastings 3000 is in the midst of his first tour, which will find him jetting out to the West Coast, Hawaii, and Japan. Here's the first installment of his tour diary, including photos and videos from his trip compiled by Hastings 3000, and check back throughout the next two we ... More >>
Kendra Wilkinson over-shares with Chelsea Handler Former Playmate, and "Girl Next Door" Kendra Wilkinson, has already told the world that she's not tough enough for Minnesota. But last night we learned that she's so averse to our fair tundra that she'd rather have Sype sex with hubby Hank Ba ... More >>
Just think of all of the children who won't get presents Christmas morn if Santa is stuck in the Emergency Room with an epic fever.
It's the first-ever Skype video feed from MOA, so it must be amazing! Or totally lame.