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 >>
It's all well and good that cheeseburgers are marketed as gourmet food in new wave gastropubs, but Matt's original Jucy Lucy still sets the gold standard for bar burgers, with a trademark sandwich they've been serving up from that busy corner griddle for 49 years. See also: The Jucy Lucy named one ... More >>
By some estimates, there are as many as 2,500 homeless kids in the Twin Cities area. With a little luck, a few hundred of them will turn out Thursday for a free meal prepared by the executive chef of HCMC. "Our goal is to serve 400 kids," said William Panzarella, executive director of Aegis Foundati ... More >>
Vice Presidential candidate-turned-unintentional punchline Sarah Palin will be signing copies of her new book at the Mall of America's Barnes & Noble store on Friday, November 22 from 6 until 8 p.m.WILL THE SECOND TIME BE THE CHARM? Sarah Palin almost signs City Pages "Going Crazy" parody issue ... More >>
Quick -- name the new M. Night Shyamalan summer blockbuster.
Pawlenty gets his hawk on.Tim Pawlenty is the forgotten Minnesotan in the presidential race these days, the guy standing in Michele Bachmann's shadow, trying to get noticed and raise money despite languishing in polls from Iowa to New Hampshire. So today he showed up at the Council on Foreig ... More >>
Netroots Nation comes to Minneapolis
In the latest issue of Time magazine, sex columnist Dan Savage calls on former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty to record a video for the "It Gets Better" campaign.When the alt weekly sex columnist is asked who should record a public service spot against gay suicide, he named Pawlenty along with longt ... More >>
www.wikipedia.comTemple Grandin gives a TED talk.Organic Valley scored a big coup for this year's Kickapoo Country Fair. The festival, which takes place July 24-25 in La Farge, Wisconsin, will host Dr. Temple Grandin as its keynote speaker. Grandin learned to cope with autism and use her uniq ... More >>
MAK faces her toughest test yet, but could make history
"It used to be that the filibuster was reserved for matters of great principle," Franken said of the cantankerous Kentuckian's maneuver.
John Mayer had an opportunity to be more than John Mayer the Spectacle, and he fucked it up.
Like so many people, Lily Coyle was appalled at the televangelist's twisting of history for his own ends.
Amid layoffs and a new publisher, the paper finally hits bottom
More news about the bike sharing program. It's awesome.
Alaska gubernatorial quitter Sarah Palin is learning a lesson or two on fear mongering from our very own Rep. Michele Bachmann.
Lisa Jack didn't know she was photographing the first black president
Apparently Best Buy just realized that people still love vinyl and they are going to try to capitalize on a trend that started long ago.
George Pelecanos has written 15 crime novels set in Washington, D.C., none of which is a waste of your time.
Bike program could benefit collective health and economy
A rundown of video highlights from the last 46 years of Dylan's impressive, unpredictable career.
Heather McElhatton isn't a morbidly obese concubine with a thing for primates. How's that for free will?
Baxterization, beaten paths, and the great riparian land rush of northern Minnesota
Why we live in pseudo communities and why we fear death
Downing Street springs new leak: Second Brit memo suggests Iraq war may not end in hugs In the Washington Post, White House blogger Dan Froomkin is calling it the DSM-II. And, truly, the second Downing Street memo to leak out of the Blair adminstration portrays a Bush war team suffering from the kin ... More >>
TCF Bank pulls advertising from the Star Tribune over the Nick Coleman/Power Line shouting match
Chuck Olsen takes the first-person doc into the blogosphere
Who's in the mood to watch Mussolini debate Eugene Debs on 'The View'?
Steven Watson looks at the assembly line celebrities of Warhol's factory
Longtime civil rights activist and agitator Ron Edwards talks about the city he loves and hates
Caucasian rockers addicted to black blues. So-called siblings with an intimate past. Meet the myth of Detroit's White Stripes
No one's giving much thought to Ralph Nader's running mate. But it has never been a good idea to underestimate Winona LaDuke.
Online retailing giant eToys.com plays legal hardball with a similarly named group of digital artists
The Edison Project's formula is simple: Take a Minneapolis public school, add some entrepreneurial savvy, and watch the profits roll in. Trouble is, it doesn't add up.
Bob Rose's run at empty libraries, boring classes, and the "pampered elite."
Bands are overbooked. Fans are staying home. As the music scene splinters, who's left standing?
A chat with Robert Hughes