Perfect Pussy 7th Street Entry, Minneapolis Sunday, March 30, 2014I wish I hated Perfect Pussy. Not because I want to join the inevitable backlash already kicking in against the most critically acclaimed punks of the moment. Ill-wishers may credit the Syracuse band's sudden rise to shock value (thei ... More >>
To assume that Perfect Pussy's Meredith Graves is in any sense hiding behind snarling riffs and murky, unrecognizable vocals would be a glaring inaccuracy. The band's tremendous full-length debut, Say Yes to Love, is personal reality at its most flawed, despaired, and beautiful. Underneath the noise ... More >>
Judging by ticket prices, tonight's Gophers vs. Syracuse Texas Bowl matchup will be a bit like the moon landing -- the only people watching it will be thousands of miles away. RELATED: Associated Press disses Gophers football team That's because tickets to the game are selling for less than 50 cents ... More >>
One of the most popular indie bands on the scene today, the Brooklyn-based Yeasayer manages to be simultaneously innovative and not annoying. They've been proving this since their debut album, 2007's All Hour Cymbals, and again with 2010's disarmingly addictive Odd Blood. Their third full-length alb ... More >>
Sites go dark while players lose their livelihood
More hits than misses for popular play
Knox has a reputation for being honest and intense
Photo by Stacy SchwartzThough the pair hasn't even wrapped up their current stint with Heartless Bastards, Peter Wolf Crier will hit the road in September for another high-profile tour, this time with Rogue Wave and Midlake. The duo will stop in St. Paul to play the Lowertown Music Festival on Ju ... More >>
The lauded bad boy of the culinary world talked smack about his competitors, offered his tips on travel, and, of course, complimented the Twin Cities' food scene.
Photo: aturkus/FlickrApril 20's a bit of mythical date for those who partake of the herb, and The Daily Beast took the opportunity to check in with some "experts" and consult some statistics to create it's Top 40 Most Pot-Loving Communities. Minneapolis comes in at No. 13. Maybe we'd have ra ... More >>
Fess-up time: almost everything I know about Twin Peaks -- David Lynch's surrealist, televised take on fear, loathing, and murder in a fictional Washington state community -- I learned from Greil Marcus's excellent societal survey course The Shape of Things to Come. Here's what I do know for sure ... More >>
Sorry, Wolves fans. Best case: you'll have to wait two seaons to see the teen phenom in a Timberwolves uniform.
Action Taken in Solidarity with Phoenix New Times
'God Grew Tired' exhausts one's patience with Africa chic
Not starring in this staging of Tom Stoppard's classic: Glenn Close, Jeremy Irons, Peter Gallagher, and Cynthia Nixon
Okay, so the idiot pulled a fast one last week, actually picking 11 winners out of 15 games. My percentage is now up to 44, which means if you've bucked the idiot from the start, you'd barely have any coin after paying the vigorish. But you'd still be ahead, my friend, and I'm guessing my idiocy wil ... More >>
The Wolves set the stage for an extended playoff run
Dominique Serrand designs a laughing apparatus for the Guthrie
Throwing more poor kids onto the social trash heap while making a present of $50 billion to the nicotine merchants hasn't harmed Clinton's popularity in the slightest.
It doesn't really matter whether he overtakes KQ and Tom Barnard. Either way, Howard Stern wins. And local radio loses.
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