Last night, Stephen Colbert said goodbye to "the Congresswoman who represents Minnesota's Valley of the Dolls" -- that's right, Michele Bachmann.SEE ALSO: City Pages' Bob Davis coverage gets love on Colbert Report [VIDEO] After a brief eulogy, Colbert ran a video featuring highlights from Bachmann's ... More >>
Your day will improve measurably to see the on-camera interactions between Har Mar Superstar and future talk show host Leo Lorge. Initiated by MTV Hive, the interview occurred as part of a Kidrockers show (more on that here) recently in Brooklyn.The young and bold Lorge holds his own asking moderate ... More >>
During an appearance yesterday on Meet the Press, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said he thinks it's time his party concedes defeat and moves past the marriage equality issue.SEE ALSO: Wisconsin wife runs husband over with SUV following Scott Walker recall argument Walker's remarks come on the heels of ... More >>
While hyping Chris Kluwe's appearance on his show last night, Stephen Colbert ticked off the Vikings punter's eclectic interests -- football, World of Warcraft, and gay marriage among them.SEE ALSO:-- Chris Kluwe is one of GQ's "Honorary Gays of the Year" -- Chris Kluwe is Salon's Sexiest Man of 201 ... More >>
After a month, Prince has brushed aside the afro look for a more familiar coiffure. The grand occasion was to bring his latest single "Rock & Roll Love Affair" to the late-night trappings of Jimmy Kimmel Live. Still the rest of his retro fashion lives on in the clip, including the globe-shaped s ... More >>
On playing bass, touring with Prince, and working weekends
See Also: COVER: The View From Down Here Stephon Shannon indicted in Nizzel George murder In this week's cover story, "The View From Down Here," we examine the controversial math behind Minneapolis's effort to curb youth violence. As the story notes, the first six months of 2012 showed a projec ... More >>
Well, Tartan senior Mike Stone's much-ballyhooed Porn Prom may have come and gone with a whimper, but at least he and adult-film star Megan Piper got a Daily Show segment's worth of publicity out of it. Last week, the Daily Show ran a surprisingly sympathetic segment about the prom of Stone's dreams ... More >>
Being the tallest man in America isn't as fun as you might imagine.'If I were that tall,' you might be thinking, 'I'd surely make a fortune playing basketball.' But it's impossible to play basketball when your feet, clad with ill-fitting shoes, are unable to support 7'8" worth of girth.That's the ... More >>
David Gregory and Michele Bachmann on Meet the Press this weekend. Michele Bachmann longs for the good ol' days. You know, back when George W. Bush ran this country, and terms like "health care reform" and "stimulus package" were distant from our everyday vocabularies. Back when a man could ... More >>
Photo by Erik HesstUnE-yArDs at the Cedar earlier this yearThe Late Night With Jimmy Fallon show, which is musically hosted by groundbreaking live hip-hop crew the Roots, has made a habit out of bending the rules of typical late-show musical performances and allowing artists to perform whatever - ... More >>
Michele wants a new job, and doesn't care if you lose yours.In Michele Bachmann's ideal world, there is no porn, and there are no jobs.In an interview with CNBC this morning, Bachmann was asked if her poll numbers might improve as the unemployment rate went up."Well, that could be. Again, I hope ... More >>
Brock Lesnar puts Jimmy Fallon in a death clutch.U of M wrestling standout and former UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night.Lesnar was on the SNL alum's program to promote the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter that Brock's coaching, along ... More >>
Jaypeg21How much weight you got in that thing?For more than a year now, Minnesota has enjoyed the distinction of being the only state in the nation where you can get charged for possession of bong water.Now some state legislators, tired of being the butt of national jokes, are trying to change th ... More >>
Jon Stewart in full flight.Jon Stewart said last night on "The Daily Show" that he wanted to "move past Tucson" in his interview with Tim Pawlenty and talk about political rhetoric in general. Why, he asked Pawlenty, do Republicans treat Barack Obama as though he is something fundamentally diff ... More >>
Minnesotans got over it a long time ago, but Tim Pawlenty keeps reminding us he's breaking up with us, that he's moving on, that he's got a whole nation to woo.Of course, before he can woo the country, our home-grown presidential hopeful has to overcome the problem that nobody knows who he is.
Time for another "ism"When it comes to delivering the crazy-town incendiary rhetoric, Michele Bachmann doesn't quit. She spent much of the spring spouting the now totally debunked assertion that President Barack Obama had nationalized 51 percent of the U.S. economy.Our pick for Best Villain h ... More >>
The party of family values got caught red-faced this week when conservative news site The Daily Caller broke the story that a GOP operative tried to pass off patronage at a Los Angeles bondage strip club as a meal line item in her expense report. Righteous indignation followed (naturally). T ... More >>
She was against it before she was for it, and Colbert makes her the butt of his satire.
Watch the hometown hip-hop star collaborate with one of his heroes.
His latest idea: Requiring politics to run like NASCAR and require politicians to wear racing suits like drivers to display their sponsors.
KFC's giving away chicken today. Maybe. Might be. Just call.
When Bachmann wouldn't answer a question about birthers, Larry King kept on asking.
Whoa... now there's a scary thought.
The Republicans are waging a war against the Census, so why wouldn't Stephen Colbert join the fight?
Anyone out there need a Tron-themed aircraft?
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.
Not to be outdone by Popeye's, KFC gets into the free food feeding frenzy!
If you weren't teabagging someone yesterday, you're probably missing out on something that is sweeping the nation.
Meet the man inside the glowing spandex unitard
Prince went to Vegas. Smokers went to Maplewood. Tapes 'N Tapes went to the moon. And sometime after the last zombie dance party got busted, we wrote it all down for you.
It doesn't really matter whether he overtakes KQ and Tom Barnard. Either way, Howard Stern wins. And local radio loses.