Andy Mannix's October profile of Vikings punter and gay rights advocate Chris Kluwe has been recognized by GLAAD as 2012's Outstanding Newspaper Article.SEE ALSO: Andy Mannix's Chris Kluwe profile is a GLAAD Media Awards finalist The profile, titled "Game Changer," beat out four other nominees for ... More >>
Central Connecticut State University's annual literacy survey shows Minneapolis holding steady as the third-most literate city in the county, once again behind first-place D.C. and second-place Seattle.LAST YEAR'S RESULTS: Minneapolis 3rd most literate city; St. Paul slipping back into stone age App ... More >>
Volkswagen's new Super Bowl ad is set in a Minnesota office building, yet features a white office worker speaking with a thick Jamaican accent.SEE ALSO: Duluth roiled by two recent blackface incidents [VIDEO] The idea is he's so enlivened by his new red Volkswagen that he suddenly adopts Bob Marley' ... More >>
Andy Mannix's "Game Changer" is one of five nominees for GLAAD's "Outstanding Newspaper Article" of the year.FROM JUNE: City Pages wins 15 first place SPJ awards -- a new record The October cover feature profiled Chris Kluwe, the Vikings punter who helped defeat Minnesota's proposed ban of same sex- ... More >>
We really don't know what to think about this, so we'll just put it out there: According to Forbes, The Onion is Minnesota's most influential news site.Minnesota is one of three states to hold that... distinction, the other two being Wisconsin and New Mexico. Nationally, USA Today is the most inf ... More >>
A Minneapolis man discovered that his daughter was pregnant after Target started sending her coupons for baby clothes and cribs, according to an eye-opening New York Times story.The story chronicles how Target builds complex profiles of its customers, assigning each of them a "Guest ID" and study ... More >>
Drink Finnegans, win U2 tickets, feel good about yourselfWill eating Minnesota-made ramen help Japan? What does beer brewed via wind power taste like? Will I be attending the U2 concert for free? All of these pressing questions can be answered by delving into this week in food; after all, tha ... More >>
Slow Food happy hour! Pick up a pint. No need to feel inadequate now that summer's bounty has arrived; this week in food is filled with classes and lectures sure to make all your dishes winners thanks to plenty of educational events.
nytimes.comQuote Hamlet in China and you'll get censored, says the New York Times.The New York Times, the great Gray Lady of journalism, is getting called out over an apparently imaginary event in a recent story on Chinese censorship. The story kicks off with an anecdote about a Chinese entr ... More >>
Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome Listecki: Stonewalling?Jeffrey Anderson, the St. Paul attorney tracking down Catholic priest sex abusers, says the Milwaukee Archdiocese's recent declaration of bankruptcy is an attempt to avoid being forced to reveal the abusers' names. "My office represents all 23 o ... More >>
Minnesota's senior senator offers a brief moment of humor at the National Prayer Breakfast.
From Star Tribune newspaper boy to best-selling New York Times author and Oprah regular, Dan Buettner is a true Minnesota original.
Stephanie Smith was horribly sickened by eating tainted meat two years ago.
Way to spill the beans on Dessa's real name, New York Times.
Compared to some other big city dailies, that's actually pretty good.
Both Minnesota senators voted today to prevent ACORN from receiving any federal housing grants from the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
The New York Times reports that food companies are increasintly unable to guarantee the safety of their frozen food products. Zoinks!
The Minnesota Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are investigating possible causes of autism among Somali children.
The NYTimes media wonk uses the Twin Cities papers as an example of why media consolidation rules need to be loosened.
We identify the most interesting, influential and inimitable artists of 2007.
New Via and Gangchen Have Little in Common, Except That They're Serving the Needs of Their Diverse Communities Uncommonly Well
Lucinda bids Dylan good morning, Patti Smith greets Baghdad, and Greil Marcus says goodbye
Long-awaited Tapas bar outshines the sun
We list the best of the best of 1997.
The Cutest Band in America?: Boston's Papas Fritas
How Americans are made to say the right thing.