Video of Fox News anchor Gregg Jarrett's May 21 arrest at MSP Airport shows him swearing at a cop just before the officer gets fed up, puts him in an arm bar, and roughly slams him to the ground. (Read the backstory here.)The altercation took place while Jarrett, who was fresh out of rehab at the ti ... More >>
Today, Comcast, the largest cable and high-speed internet service provider in Minnesota and the U.S., announced that it plans to buy Time Warner Cable, the nation's second-largest cable provider, for just over $45 billion.RELATED: Al Franken rips into FCC approval of Comcast-NBC mergerBut that news ... More >>
The Bachelor Farmer takes its Nordic heritage super seriously. Maybe you already knew that; perhaps you've experienced the delightful pyttipanna (like a Swedish version of breakfast hash, but without the hash) offered at brunch or the delectable, ever-rotating "toast" options on the dinner menu. But ... More >>
Anyone who found themselves plopped down in front of the radio this past weekend could've happened upon a NPR story about Princess, a new female-fronted covers act that plays the hits of Prince. This new purple project is fronted by former Saturday Night Live not-for-prime-time player Maya Rudolph a ... More >>
Iron Chef, the fast-paced televised cooking competition, was first popularized in Japan in the '90s before making its way to American audiences. Then the remake, Iron Chef America, moved to Food Network's Kitchen Stadium. Next week, the concept gets a local flavor -- quite literally -- at City Pages ... More >>
The country music world's been abuzz all week with Idol chit-chat about - cue Ryan Seacrest voice - Who will be... the next American Idol judge. Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez have vacated their seats, with Mariah Carey joining tenured judge Randy Jackson for the program's twelfth season, and rumor ... More >>
Homegrown star of AMC hit reflects on his character
The hits keep on coming for Eric and Andrew Dayton's wildly successful restaurant, the Bachelor Farmer. From raving reviews to a recent meal spent with the President of the United States (to whom they served such local, sustainable favorites as greens from Laughing Loon and Dragsmith farms. The Firs ... More >>
Alessandro Goulart will compete for the heart of Emily Maynard on "The Bachelorette" this season, according to ABC. Goulart is a 30-year old from Uberlandia, Brazil, who currently lives in St. Paul, where he works as a grain merchant. In an interview with ABC, Goulart said he admires his mom most f ... More >>
Guy Fieri features Nye's on the Food Network's hit show tonightNye's Polonaise Room is being featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives tonight.The famed local establishment can add tonight's appearance on the Food Network's hit show to a long list of press accolades, including appearances on Good M ... More >>
Can't boil water? Or, worse, left your chicken stock simmering and went to bed, only to be woken up by the sound of fire alarms blaring? Then perhaps you should become one of the 16 contenders on season three of the Food Network's reality show, Worst Cooks in America. Here's what you need ... More >>
There's something very old-school TV variety show-esque about this past week's "Drum Solo Week" feature on the Late Show with David Letterman.
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 >>
Yesterday we gave Hot Dish readers a chance to win two free tickets to tonight's Iron Fork chef competition by telling us, in five words or less, why they deserve to go. Our winner is Jennifer Lesch for her touching and slightly desperate entry: NEW MOM NEED DATE NIGHT. Jennifer and a guest ... More >>
Image: WikipediaDora the Explorer had an excellent adventure with Tom Emmer.Poor Dora the Explorer. All she wants to do hang with Diego and Boots the Monkey. But instead, the Nick Jr. cartoon character is getting dragged into the Minnesota governor's race. Nick Espinosa, who also goes by the ... More >>
What tops this? Free desserts!Time to frost yourself in buttercream and sprinkle on the jimmies: Fans of the Bravo series Top Chef have been salivating over the arrival of the network's new show, Top Chef Just Desserts, which premieres tonight (11/10 central). In its honor, several Twin Cit ... More >>
It's tricky to pick out a good band leader/sidekick for your late-night comedy show. On the one hand, it's important not to get a simpering sycophant like Kevin Eubanks, who recently quit the Tonight Show 18 years too late for our taste:
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.
Conan's reaction: "I've long dreamed of this. But I never thought I'd see it happen."
Now we all know this was just Conan's lame publicity stunt meant only to break our Fair-loving hearts
One University of Minnesota professor chimes in about the consequences of 'Jon & Kate Plus 8' on a real American family.
Hey, at least we've got something going for us. We made it on the Sitcom Map of the United States!
Diablo Cody's first shot at TV fame seems to be a success. Showtime has renewed her first TV show, "United States of Tara" for a second season.
The National Republican Congressional Committee sent out a memo today denying that their ad pull out for Rep. Michele Bachmann was in respons ... More >>
'Us' against them
How many decades has it been since statistics showing that men comprise a majority of anything has been news? And since when does holding 43 percent of a category of jobs make anybody endangered? Forty-three percent is almost half. Is it even statistically relevant?
Arnaud Desplechin has a full house with 'Kings and Queen'
The Plastic Constellations have signed with Frenchkiss Records and are planning to release Crusades in January. The guys should fit right in on a roster which includes the Hold Steady, Les Savy Fav, and numerous spaz rock bands. Fear not; the locals are still flaunting their TC pride. They may have ... More >>
Bored by 'The Bachelor,' flirting with fame
With skinny jackpots and ironic hosts, a new generation of game shows competes for viewers
Whoopi Goldberg takes center stage (square) on the new Hollywood Squares
Discovering language through the media grab bag