Outrage over the stupidest, most racist local news story in recent history has officially gone national. Last night Jon Stewart devoted a five-minute segment of The Daily Show to picking apart KSTP's infamous #Pointergate story that aired last Thursday. See also: KSTP's #PointerGate: Reporter Jay ... More >>
While Method Man and Redman have consistently put on an acclaimed live hip-hop show for close to two decades, not everything they've done together has been as successful. This year marks a decade since their short-lived Fox sitcom Method & Red. To celebrate this milestone of sorts -- and before ... More >>
Last night, Stephen Colbert was about to end the abortion debate once and for all by revealing where life truly begins... but then he was interrupted by more important breaking news about Cabela's jerky blaster recall.For more on that story, Colbert then cut to a news clip from KSTP, which he descri ... 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
All other NYTimes journalists: pansies.
Nerds rejoice-- television's most unjust cancellation this side of Freaks and Geeks is about to be overturned.
Hey, at least we've got something going for us. We made it on the Sitcom Map of the United States!
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!
Showtime is in talks to save the Emmy-award-winning Arrested Development from its death bed.
I've taken an incredibly unscientific poll. And I'm starting to believe Nielsen ratings are a sham.
A new episode of FOX's Family Guy entitled "Perfect Castaway" was scheduled to debut this Sunday but will be shelved due to a couple of references to a hurricane. Apparently, even Family Guy has its limits. The episode will be replaced with another new episode entitled "Peter's Got Wood." Oh, and, i ... More >>
Don Johnson? Melanie Griffith? Jennifer Love Hewitt? A show about young lawyers called Just Legal? Why, this could shape up to be the worst fall TV season in recent history (save for 1987, when Small Wonder and Out of this World aired back-to-back.) Below is a purely self-indulgent exercise in which ... More >>
But Mom, the BBC says fuck. When do we get to say fuck? The Futon Critic recently posted a list of developing shows in Fox's 2005-06 line-up. Among the fetal contenders is Peep Show, a premise taken from the 2003 BBC comedy of the same name. The original told everyday stories through from POV of ... More >>
Fox News reports that the third season of Chappelle's Show, scheduled to return to Comedy Central May 31, has been suspended indefinitely. What's going to happen to a nation of catchphrase swipers who are desperate for party material, even though hearing "I'm Rick James, bitch" from the mouth of a M ... More >>
Silverstone, Suvari and MacDowell make a baffling return in Beauty Shop. They're back from Siberia, meaning, the so-so tables at the Ivy: Alicia Silverstone, Mena Suvari and Andie MacDowell are in the movies again, thanks to a benevolent queen (Latifah) and a wheezing franchise in need of three g ... More >>
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