Music fans who are put off by the endless hype surrounding the Super Bowl and the gratuitous violence of football still have a reason to tune into the big game on Sunday. From the opera star singing the National Anthem to the spectacle of the halftime show, there is something to draw in music lovers ... More >>
The morning talk show Fox & Friends took issue Monday with a Strib story about a St. Paul YMCA swim class for Muslim girls that was organized with the support of police. "The minority becoming the majority at one community pool," says newsreader Heather Nauert. "Sharia law is now changing ever ... More >>
"I'll be there for you … and others in our census bracket"
Gilmore Girls supporting actor is a star in her own right now
Gerald Streator, the Waukesha man who was busted making love to a loveseat last September, was the butt of a few jokes during the January 10 Colbert Report.SEE ALSO:-- Bryan Hathaway, Duluth-area dead deer sexer, allegedly assaults officer at Wal Mart-- Chris Kluwe on The Colbert Report [VIDEO] ... More >>
For Jesse Ventura, gun control is the ability to "put two rounds into the same hole from 25 meters." In other words, he's a strong supporter of the Second Amendment who once characterized the federal assault weapons ban that expired in 2004 as "a stupid piece of legislation."SEE ALSO: Jesse Ventura ... More >>
A loud critic of Tartan High School's not-to-be Porn Prom is eyeing a Minnesota GOP leadership spot. Marjorie Holsten, currently Senate District 34 Chairwoman, is one of a handful of candidates in the running for the next Republican Party of Minnesota state chair, Politics in Minnesota reports. ... More >>
Stephen Colbert's sardonic commentary on Tuesday night's episode of The Colbert Report provides an excuse to promote an upcoming weekend music event that will be lower on dry rub barbecue and performances by Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire, and higher on idiosyncratic music criticism. Yes, the 2012 EMP ... More >>
He's helped popularize plodding, misogynistic rap-rock and backwards red baseball caps. He's incited the shiftless youth in a Woodstock audience to riot. He's been an unashamedly creepy stalker of young, blond Hollywood pop starlets. He's been involved in film projects involving skateboarding cul ... More >>
Tim Pawlenty, Stephen Colbert: A comedy duo? Three weeks after pulling out of his presidential campaign, Tim Pawlenty made a triumphant return to the national stage. Fox News, you presume? Hardly. In a bold move, Pawlenty sat down with Stephen Colbert last night, joining the man who'd so artfully ... More >>
Jon Stewart: Crazy words, not crazy eyes.Jon Stewart has never been shy about taking on Michele Bachmann -- or her husband Marcus, for that matter. But Stewart thinks Newsweek magazine went too far, using what he thinks is a deliberately bad photo of Bachmann to run for its cover story in this we ... More >>
Photo by D.L. AndersonHas anyone declared this national Bon Iver Day yet? Might wanna think about that. Hot on the heels of yesterday's 9.5 rating from Pitchfork and appearance on last night's Colbert Report, the Justin Vernon-led project is dropping their sophomore record, Bon Iver, Bon Iver, to ... More >>
The Daily ShowJason Jones goes cruising at a Minneapolis Target.When The Advocate declared Minneapolis the gayest city in America four months ago, the honor was celebrated locally but it also raised some eyebrows. Really? Minneapolis? We're always ready to accept another best city award, but ... More >>
Ok, ok! Rape is rape.Maybe they were just trying to get a rise out of us? Legislators are backing off the move we told you about last week that would have narrowed the cases in which victims of rape would be eligible for publicly funded abortions. Minnesota representatives supported the bil ... More >>
Pawlenty told Stewart he's running for president of his youth soccer league, and he's all in favor of "iCollege"It was another day, another dodge on questions about his presidential aspirations when Gov. Tim Pawlenty made his much-ballyhooed first appearance on "The Daily Show" last night. " ... More >>
Remember the greatest moment in Minneapolis-St. Paul International airport history? Who doesn't?! In 2007, then-Sen. Larry Craig of Idaho was arrested in the airport after soliciting sex in the men's bathroom with the infamous wide stance and foot tap. He pled guilty hoping it would make the in ... More >>
Further proof that the Hold Steady are awesome: During a 3-minute segment on last night's Colbert Report, Craig Finn managed to squeeze in serious discussions of Catholicism, influences, and rock 'n' roll-as-religion between Colbert's jokes about them looking more like graphic designers than rock st ... More >>
Franken's amendment prohibited the U.S. government from giving out contracts to companies that have clauses that make it impossible for employees to sue if they are raped at work.
What if Democrats had a super-duper majority? We'd be living as socialists!
The Republicans are waging a war against the Census, so why wouldn't Stephen Colbert join the fight?
All other NYTimes journalists: pansies.
Nerds rejoice-- television's most unjust cancellation this side of Freaks and Geeks is about to be overturned.
Last month, the Food and Drug Administration went after General Mills, accusing them of marketing Cheerios as a drug. Now Stephen Colbert has his turn.
The Daily Show's Jon Stewart jumped on Bachmann's swine flu comment and uses her theory to make some other "interesting" connections.
The best of standup and improv comedy every week at The Beat Coffeehouse in Uptown. Your move, creep.
B.J. Novak, actor, writer, and producer of the NBC comedy "The Office" will perform live on the University of Minnesota campus Saturday. Open to the public for cheap!
The Twin Cities-based laugh factory offers smart hope in dumb times
TV's dark comedies get their day in the sun
Has 'Sex and the City' moved out to the burbs?
Dave Chappelle lights up the Orpheum stage; giggling ensues
Family Guy's madcap suburban Dada slips on more serious subjects