By Jennifer SwannSince launching in May, Snoop Dogg's Snoopify app has transformed millions of otherwise boring Instagram photos into virtual g-thangs, with the help of digital "stickers": blunts, cash money and chicken n' waffles. According to a recent press release from its promoters, it boas ... More >>
Minnesotans woke up to the stark news Sunday that Katherine Kersten wanted them to kill their dogs.The column in the Star Tribune's opinion section, titled "Put people before dogs," is a good study in how ideas rattle around the right-wing media machine and eventually get recycled in your Sunday opi ... More >>
A December 28 Wall Street Journal report raised questions about the amount of money the U of M is spending on administrative costs at an unfortunate time - the university is seeking $91.6 million from the legislature for the next two years, a 8.4 funding increase over the current biennium.SEE ALSO:- ... More >>
The Wall Street Journal recently watched one home victory by each MLB team in hopes of answering this question: What's the most biased TV announcing tandem in baseball?SEE ALSO:-- Paul Allen's "No!" call the greatest of all time, says NFL.com [VIDEO]-- A.J. Pierzynski calls Nick Blackburn a "piece o ... More >>
Chipotle boss says immigration system "is really messed up."Chipotle boss Monty Moran wants comprehensive immigration reform after immigration raids cost the company hundreds of jobs in Minnesota. Chipotle began a mass-firing of Minnesota employees last December after immigration authorities ... More >>
The Wall Street Journal knows Ronald Reagan, and says Bachmann is no Ronald Reagan.America's Craziest Congresswoman passes herself off as a constitutional conservative, but the Wall Street Journal's editorial page, a bullwark of real conservative thinking, has lumped her in with a bunch of ot ... More >>
The Pulitzer Prizes in journalism were announced this morning, and the only metro daily newspaper in the Midwest to win was the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, in the explanatory journalism category. Staffers Mark Johnson, Kathleen Gallagher, Gary Porter, Lou Saldivar, and Alison Sherwood were comme ... More >>
More griping about Groupon from businesses and consumers.On the heels of Groupon's recent lawsuit regarding illegal expiration dates, the company is taking more heat. The Wall Street Journal found that merchants who used deal-a-day sites "regularly absorbed as much as 75% of a deal's cost a ... More >>
Modernist Cuisine"The cookbook to end all cookbooks." -David ChangCopies of what is surely the most epic cookbook of the contemporary world--the six-volume, 2,438-page, 39.5 pound, five-years-in-the-making Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking--are currently on their way to the ha ... More >>
Scott Walker is falling in the polls.There's more bad poll news for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who insists he's going to stand firm in his budget battle to strip public employees of their collective bargaining rights. Rasmussen Reports is out with a new survey of Wisconsin voters showing that ... More >>
Norm Coleman say's he's not interested in fighting old fights.Minnesota Majority claims felons flipped the 2008 U.S. Senate election for Democrat Al Franken. Tim Pawlenty wants an investigation. Fox News is outraged. The Wall Street Journal is shocked. Norm Coleman? He's so over the whole l ... More >>
We don't know if how many convicted felons actually, really and truly voted illegally and flipped the 2008 U.S. Senate race for Democrat Al Franken. And frankly, we're a little skeptical about taking a Republican pressure group's "research" at face value over the matter. Not so Tim Pawlenty. ... More >>
photo via the Dundas Football Club Oh my god. The vuvuzela. Let's get this over with.
Gov. Tim Pawlenty say he plans to use his first-ever Facebook "town hall" session on Wednesday to make a "major announcement" and seek input on how more Republicans can win office in 2010. The fun begins at 6:15 p.m. local time on Wednesday. Participants will be able to e-mail questions and P ... More >>
The rule has been in place since the 1930s, and it's been used by both Republicans and Democrats to move legislation through Congress.
Major League baseball is getting rid of unhealthy foods in team clubhouses.
Inquiring minds want to know how far daily newspapers will go to satisfy the demands of major advertisers.
Compared to some other big city dailies, that's actually pretty good.
This paragraph would seem to indicate that.
The Universities of Minnesota and Wisconsin are among many colleges objecting to a Bud Light beer promotion: "Fan Cans" in college colors. And it looks like they have won.
Steakhouses are serving fewer prime steak cuts, allowing home cooks to score some sweet deals.
We'll forgive you for calling us "flyover country," WSJ, mostly because you're right.
Roadfood's Jane and Michael Stern tell the WSJ they'd spend their last $20 at Hell's.
A Target investor wants the retail giant to Wall-Mart-ify itself more by, among other things, expanding its grocery selection.
Minnesota cited as a bellwether of an expanding food trend of Korean-inspired dishes.
Pruitt's Folly, big-daily blues, and the invasion of the stripper-flippers
Alan Greenspan and America's unreal estate
The state's housing bubble and the renters who love it