Super Soakers

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2014

    Scenes from Gathering of the Juggalos' night court (NSFW)

    Those in the outside world tend to view the Gathering of the Juggalos as a lawless festival of debauchery, with apparently violent clowns -- "gang members," even, if you ask the U.S. government -- running rampant and chaos ruling the day. In actuality, this notion is far from the truth. Juggalos in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2013

    Soundset 2013: A music and photo timeline

    Ah, Soundset. The sixth installment of the Rhymesayers Entertainment hip-hop festival had a breakout year in terms of attendance -- a reported 28,000 fans came out -- and talent, with a lineup including Snoop Dogg, Mac Miller, Tech N9ne, along with the host artists Atmosphere. Many folks pegged A$AP ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2013

    Wavves at 7th Street Entry, 3/29/13

    Wavves With FIDLAR and Cheatahs 7th Street Entry, Minneapolis Friday, March 29, 2013 Wavves, fronted by singer/guitarist Nathan Williams and bassist Stephen Pope, rolled into Minneapolis on Friday as part of a national, small-venue tour to promote their new album Afraid of Heights. Touring with Mom ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    Best Coast, Wavves, and No Joy at the Varsity, 02/11/11

    Photos by Anna Gulbrandsen​Best Coast, Wavves, and No JoyFebruary 11, 2011Varsity TheaterIt's not often that an opening band steals the spotlight from two far more prominent headliners, especially by playing what amounted to only a 20 minute set. But that is just what happened at the sold-out Var ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    June 27, 2007

    Pho K.O.

    Ngon Bistro defies all conventional wisdom and opens in Frogtown with elegance to burn, wine for the ages, and the best beef pho in town

  • Books

    April 5, 2000

    Truck, Stop

    Car chases, cell phones, and a smelly Super Soaker: This is not your father's picket line