Yesterday, we told you about Republican House candidate Sheila Kihne's controversial, ultra-right blogging. Today we bring you something even more interesting.Kihne's campaign website notes that while she's currently a full-time mom, the Eden Prairie resident once was "Co-Author of a Book on Dating ... More >>
Regarding of what you think about how our state government spends money, a new study indicates Twin Cities residents are some of the most fiscally responsible around.SEE ALSO: Mpls reps the U.S. on this morning's Today Show as one of 13 hot destinations in 2013 [VIDEO] According to Card Hub's "Best ... 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 >>
What list features Nepal, Uco Valley in Argentina, Zambia, and... Minneapolis?Last month, Minneapolis topped a full five categories in Travel and Leisure's annual survey of 35 cities across the country. Now, the magazine is handing us a more exotic honor: one of the 13 best places to travel ... More >>
See Also:Cover Story: Owl City's reclusive Adam Young opens upAs you may have gathered from this week's cover story, Gimme Noise headed down to Owatonna and met Owl City's Adam Young during one of his rare visits to his hometown. During a conversation at the local Starbucks, Young recalls that the o ... More >>
See also: Olive Garden review: the greatest restaurant review ever written The Grand Forks Herald restaurant writer whose homey review of a new Olive Garden created a weeks-long internet sensation will receive a prestigious national journalism award that has previously gone to such luminaries as Wa ... More >>
One of the Twin Cities most eminent theaters will get some national TV exposure next week when Penumbra Theatre will be featured on Rock Center with Brian Williams. During the program, Penumbra founder and artistic director Lou Bellamy will be profiled.Penumbra caught the attention of NBC in June ... More >>
Steven Miles, Art Caplan: Skeptical experts.Michele Bachmann made famous the story of an unknown woman who approached Bachmann after the Tea Party debate and said her daughter was made mentally retarded by the HPV vaccine. Now, that same story might make someone rich. Two University of Minnesota ... More >>
Michele Bachmann, retardation expert.Michele Bachmann has given America one more reason why she opposes the HPV vaccine. According to Bachmann, the HPV vaccine causes mental retardation.Bachmann made the bizarre assertion on the "Today Show" this morning, after Matt Lauer asked her about her poin ... More >>
Today Show screen shotTelling the truth cost $50,000Nate and Nick Smith, the 11-year-old twins from Owatonna who tag-teamed a miraculous hockey shot three weeks ago, won't get the $50,000 prize promised for the shot. Last month at a charity hockey event, Nick Smith's name got drawn to try for a ... More >>
Have you ever seen Leaving Las Vegas? If you have an alcoholism problem, Leaving Las Vegas will either cure that problem or encourage you to seek counseling. In the movie, Nicolas Cage plays a man whose life is falling apart because he can't stay away from the sauce. He's drinking everywhere: in ... More >>
How a regional delicacy took over fast casual dining
Tim Pawlenty on "Today."Tim Pawlenty told Meredith Viera on the Today show this morning to say that the only person standing in the way of his decision to run for the White House in 2012 would be Mary, his wife. After pointing out that the CPAC convention starting this morning in Washington, D.C ... More >>
photo: Andrew ZimmernZimmern introduces Richman to the deliciousness that is Brasa.Andrew Zimmern introduced Man vs. Food host Adam Richman to Brasa when he visited Minneapolis, and lo and behold, this week Richman singled out Brasa's slow-roasted pork and creamed spinach is one of the Top 5 ... More >>
Finally! After tons of build-up, Kanye's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy is out in stores today. Here are eight reasons you should buy it immediately.
www.wikipedia.comThe Today Show spotted one of these at a Boston food court!Along with the grotesqueness of gargantuan Cinnabons and too-salty, lukewarm fried rice, here's one more reason not to eat at mall food courts: You may be more likely to get sick at a food court than a regular restaur ... More >>
How do you know when you're really, really, really ridiculously famous? When a tweet you compose about how you're not going to appear on a morning talk show gets picked up and reported by every news outlet in the country.
Meet the Minnesotans shaping our future
I've had some luck with viral marketing. rob barrett Two years ago I shot a little cooking vid in my Eden Prairie kitchen, put it up on YouTube, and within a year or so I had been on the Today show, in the New York Times and USA Today, on countless TV cooking segments, and many other media ... More >>
It's a messy but funny spin-off of Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Life is hard to understand. What seems to be a bad thing so often turns into a good thing. It's that whole "If life gives you lemons, make lemonade" thing. I had just been booked for my first Twin Cities Live appearance, and they asked me to create a recipe for Father's Day. I worked hard o ... More >>
After a mission trip to Belize, Julie Pearce knew there was more important work waiting for her in life.
Over the past decade, bubble gum pop stars from Taylor Swift to Mariah Carey drew crowds as large as 15,000 people to the mall's rotunda.
Coolio's new cookbook's intentions seem intact, if you can get over all the gimmick.
Since the couple dances to a song by the now infamous lady-beater Chris Brown, the couple chose to ask fans of the video to donate to the Sheila Wellstone Institute to help prevent domestic violence.
Therese Ziemann said she was innocent and the three women that Donessa T. Davis was allegedly cheating are on the real victims.
The couple's NYC fun turned into disaster when ABC canceled their hotel room and flight for playing with their competitor.
How long before they parlay this into a new TV show, "So You Think You Can Wedding Dance?"
When we posted the video yesterday, it already had 190,000 views. By this morning, that number had skyrocketed to 1,350,000.
Franken is too serious for his own good and wants to be sure everyone knows it. We sent another boring white guy to the Senate.
Blotter has all the weird local news fit to print
We thought the smiley-face killer conspiracy had long since disappeared after it blew up in the media almost a year ago. It's back!
We're completely in love with these marathon dogs.
After weeks of controversy a dog adopted by a Minnesota Sergeant while serving in Iraq is arriving in Minnea ... More >>
Hey U of M hoops fans, did you get really excited and buy those Final Four tickets after the Gophers started 3-0? No? That's probably for the best.
Bush cuts funding for condoms for Africa, Jerry Falwell wants to tell you how to celebrate Christmas, Neal Pollack's poopy problems, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
A quintet of Hollywood anomalies from blockbuster season
[CITY PAGES BLOGS] Jack Sparks busts on Rep. Randy "Duke" Cunningham for distracting people from his recent chicanery by bringing up a flag burning amendment The Other Side of Country. Steve Perry turns us on to Kennedy conspiracy theorist turned movie business columnist Edward Jay Epstein at Cult ... More >>
The life and times of blue-collar millionaire.