The Person and the People | Triple Rock Social Club | Sunday, October 26 Less than a year after the Person & the People released Big Whoop, the St. Paul quartet are set to release another album of taut, catchy power pop, What A Drag. The crisp riffs and plentiful harmonies drive the songs forwa ... More >>
Blink-182 might release their seventh album this year. Please try to contain your excitement. I'll be the first to admit that Blink-182's last album was a steaming pile of overproduced shit, but I love the dudes. In fact, they're the best band in history. They provided the soundtrack to millions of ... More >>
Daniella Martin's life revolves around bugs. She eats bugs, raises bugs, writes about bugs for the Huffington Post, and just released Edible -- a book dedicated to the benefits of bug consumption -- in February. She also inspired an episode of The Simpsons, regularly blogs about bug-eating adventure ... More >>
A rough and inevitably incomplete guide to the taxonomy of spoilers
On the eve of Sandman: Overture, the writer talks about his life and his work
Steve Carrell's best quality as an actor disappears in his latest, magician-packed film
Both animated and live-action short films show off visual splendor in small packages
After a two-year break from recording, San Diego indie-rockers the Soft Pack have returned with their new album Strapped. The record's glossy production, complete with synths, horns and dance beats should come as a shock to fans of the punky-garage sound the group had previously been known for. They ... More >>
Andy Williams, we hardly knew you. To a generation you're the man in tinted glasses on dozens of albums we wouldn't buy for a quarter, yet you were an enormous figure in American music from your earliest hit, a hillbilly cat cover of "Butterfly" inspired by Elvis, to your long, graceful goodbye in B ... More >>
A tasty new addition comes to Midtown Global Market: Asian soul food
WestwordApplebee's: Corporate posersThe Simpsons famously asked, "If you take away our right to steal ideas, where are they gonna come from?" Entertainment is built on stolen ideas, of course. But so, it seems, is the food industry, especially in recent years. Indie food trends--from food tr ... More >>
Later today: the print issue, featuring web-only content. For now: a roundup of our new posts, photos and links from around the Web.
Germany atop the European IQ rankings, Delay's handgun license is suspended, Matt Groening's 1989 Apple brochure, South African sex consent forms, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
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Since 2001, the Twin Cities Pinball Enthusiasts have been searching arcades, bars, and bowling alleys for the area's best machines. If you're looking to slam down a roll of quarters and taunt everyone with your mad ballin' skills, go someplace else. The TCPE is not a league, but rather a group of pe ... More >>
Along with old TV series, comic book characters remain the hottest commodity in Hollywood, with Batman Begins already garnering raves (it opens on the 15th), and there are upcoming big-screen projects featuring Superman, The Fantastic Four, X-Men, and The Hulk. One superhero team that remains unfilm ... More >>