If there's such a thing as a music nerd equivalent to total nuclear apocalypse, then Saul Austerlitz's recent New York Times Magazine piece on the detriments of "poptimism" was a DEFCON 2 alert. (That's the one just below "hope you've seen Mad Max a few times.")To condense a confused, under-sou ... More >>
Legendary explorer Will Steger is on the cover of the most recent City Pages, framed by blue skies and arcing beams of the atrium in a building we call the castle: the six-story, $5 million-plus structure Steger has been building on his Homestead near Ely for 25 years.Steger's no stranger to covers. ... More >>
Chelsea Light Moving With Cave and Cyrus Vance Triple Rock Social Club, Minneapolis March 27, 2013 In the cover story of this week's New York Times Magazine, Peter Gelb, the general manager of the Metropolitan Opera, divulges a popular Italian saying amongst performers in the moment before the curt ... More >>
The director discusses Joaquin Phoenix and researching Scientology
Pure fantasy for working moms
Odd, that a pop star would appear vapid under the microscope. Lynn Hirschberg, longtime writer for The Grey Lady, may be best known for her super smackdown of Courtney Love, pointing out Courtney's drug abuse while pregnant (and which ended with an attempted bludgeoning by an Academy Award). Hirs ... More >>
New York Times reveals concerns over al-Qaeda-inspired terrorists blowing up the President.
An artist makes playing with your food seem like a pretty noble pursuit.
Will the son of God be sharing a cell with Bernie Madoff?
Jamie Oliver, Michael Pollan, Mark Bittman, and others feature in this week's New York Times Magazine's "Food Issue."
Rosemount man calls out the use of a digitally altered picture.
MinnPost walks us through the last days of Larry, aka #713, as he makes his way to Twin Cities dinner plates.
The Wizard of Odds: Iowa begins the road to the Republican National Convention in St. Paul
Equality equals better sex, Colombia training rats to sniff out bombs, practicing Islam in space, a graphical look at the state of the planet, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Petroleum-based spy thriller fails to strike black gold
With less than two weeks before a citywide election cycle culminates in Minneapolis, it's clear that the new ward boundaries that go into effect in January still loom large in this year's campaigns.
Beginning Sunday, September 18, the New York Times Magazine will launch a section called "The Funny Pages," which will include a six-month-long serial comic by the extremely talented graphic novelist Chris Ware, as well as a humor column and serial piece of fiction. In a press release, NYTMag editor ... More >>
Outcasts. Prom queens. Fashionistas. Athletes. Photographer Lauren Greenfield says they want to be seen for who they are. But sometimes, they just want to be seen.
Howling with Mallman's werewolves of Minneapolis and other scary tales
'The Return of the King' ushers in a fellowship of friendsters
Want to be "middle class"? Don't have kids.
The Political Message of the Coup's 'Party Music' Survives the Catastrophe in New York
With an ambitious novel that centers on an ordinary family dinner, Jonathan Franzen sits down at America's table and feasts on dysfunction
Washed-up cowboys, lady mechanics, homeless philosophers--photographer Wing Young Huie has seen it all. Now, by hanging 600 of his Lake Street portraits in public, he's ready to show the city to itself.
You wanted a boy and got a girl. You wanted a girl and got a boy. Other parents who've been there have some surprising insights to share.
While American critics script eulogies for foreign film, this year's festival at Cannes suggests that reports of its death are an exaggeration
Pushing Tin lowers the fear of flying to a more comfortable altitude
Stories of polar exploration are filled with stoic heroism. But what's so courageous about icy shipwrecks, corpses, and dogmeat dinners?
Has the artsyplex boom housebroken the independent film? A partisan's manifesto.
In Minneapolis and elsewhere, proponents of the New Urbanist planning movement are promising a new tomorrow -- one that looks a lot like yesterday.
The Twins deal: It's gotten more interesting, but it hasn't gotten any better.
The upscaling of everything