Rom-coms used to be a cash cow -- and wildly popular with audiences. What happened?
Who says award-season winners have to be epic?
Makes No Sense At All captures the visions, ramblings, and memories of Chris Strouth, a Twin Cities-bred master of music, film, and everything else.Disco has gotten a bad rap, in spite of the fact that a lot of commercial rap is based on disco. People love to tell you disco sucks and they only ... More >>
Disney's latest may be green, but it's not good for you
Performing came early to J. Anthony Crane."I was definitely an expressive and neurotic child. The thing that seemed to calm me down was the year my Mom bought me a little puppet house and puppet stage," Crane says. "When I was five or six, I was crazy about this. I would put on shows, sendi ... More >>
Behind the scenes with Rainforest Cafe owner
Lady Godiva makes a career move.Brett Favre's in a pickle, accused of sexting photos of his dong to Jenn Sterger, and treating a masseuse like a piece of hanging meat. While fans debate the impact this will have on his career (and his family), we've taken a look at some other naked celebrity care ... More >>
One thing the new island-themed restaurant in Brooklyn Center--look for the massive turquoise roof at 694 & Shingle Creek Parkway--is not trying to be? Authentic. The spot puts a kitschy, Disney-like spin on the Caribbean experience, what with the thatched awnings and bamboo on the walls. The ... More >>
Marcus Nelson is a homeless Level 3 sex offender who has been convicted 10 time for indecent exposure in the past decade.
5. Trama, Mr. T ziptape, out as a free download on April 14: Comedic highlight: "If I Was Emo," in which our hero croons, "I would get great reviews in the hip-hop local news/because I'm not seen as a threat, and my rhymes make you boo-hoo-hoo/If I was emo, I wouldn't have to wear gold/and my fake f ... More >>
The drum-loving warriors of Patapon top this week's pop culture picks
Minnesota Film Arts survives Gibson's 'Apocalypto'
A sugar junkie tries to satisfy her jones, one icing wreath at a time
The Reverend Billy brings his anti-consumerism theater to the MOA
'The Village' warns of a phantom menace haunting Hollywood
They Might Be Giants talk about losing 'Friends' and corrupting nine-year-olds
Santa in the afternoon, the Silos at night: A trip down memory lane
The Cell gets inside the mind of its genre
Kevin Smith's Dogma is a buddy movie by the Book
Ameri-Cannes: Screening the Yanks
Jonesing for a Scooby snack? Still waiting for Underdog to save the day? Nostalgia victims beware: It's hard to revisit the cartoons of one's youth
What we talk about when we talk about sports
Last year the FCC shut down a scrappy, 40-watt dance station, dealing another blow to Minnesota's radio diversity. Today, Alan Freed and his Beat Radio are beaming an AM signal nationwide.
Zoning Out: New Zone 105 recruit Brian Oake.
Sometimes a Wizened Head is Only a Wizened Head: Charles Schuminski and Megan Grundy in The Death of the Father of Psychoanalysis (& Anna).
In Minneapolis and elsewhere, proponents of the New Urbanist planning movement are promising a new tomorrow -- one that looks a lot like yesterday.