Jeana Smart, 26, was bleeding from her crotch when she was booked into a Fargo jail on Monday.SEE ALSO: Nicole Denzer of Circle Pines, 23, used her vagina to smuggle meth into jail She said she was on her period. But closer inspection revealed the unbelievable truth -- she actually had a broken meth ... More >>
KFAN host Dan Barreiro popularized the term "Snownami" to characterize how Minnesotans, fueled by the scare-mongering local media, react to major snowfalls. (He also popularized "Weather Terrorists" to describe meteorologists.)SEE ALSO: Duluth TV anchors fake being outside from warm comfort of studi ... More >>
Earlier today, Dylan Bendix, a 20-year-old St. Paul resident, was sentenced for publishing nude pics of his ex-girlfriend online.SEE ALSO: Clinton Corry went berserk when ex-girlfriend blocked him on Facebook, charges say In arguing on behalf of his client, Bendix's attorney, Lee Moua, argued he on ... More >>
Apparently inspired by a tweet from local NBA writer Steve McPherson, Anthony Bain put together a very cool video of J.J. Barea driving to the rack with accompaniment from Super Mario's classic invincibility music.SEE ALSO: Stephen Colbert mocks and ridicules sappy Cheerios ad [VIDEO]Here it i ... More >>
On Sunday, Carrie Lucking, the executive director of the liberal nonprofit Alliance for a Better Minnesota, wished death upon the two teams competing on the Amazing Race (facetiously).SEE ALSO: Keith Ellison deletes 'Nothing like coke addicted James Brown to close GOP convention' tweetAs you'd expec ... More >>
Two Minnesotans may been among the gunman who slaughtered shoppers of Nairobi's Westgate mall this weekend with machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades.An English-language Twitter account purporting to speak for al-Shabab, Somalia's al-Qaeda affiliate, live-tweeted the massacre. Before the social ... More >>
In the wake of Christian Ponder's stinker of a performance yesterday, his wife, ESPN sideline reporter Samantha Steele Ponder, has confronted some ugly death threats on Twitter.SEE ALSO: "Ponder's wedding will be the first without a reception:" Top 10 tweetsAn outraged Mrs. Ponder confronted th ... More >>
Think dudes like Clark Griffith are the main thing you need to be wary of during evening strolls down Grand Avenue? Think again.SEE ALSO: There were some very weird police calls in St. Paul last weekendYesterday, a woman walking her dog around 8 p.m. stopped to call cops from the corner of Gran ... More >>
Born during the Nixon administration, the world's oldest known living wild bear made it all the way to Obama's second term.SEE ALSO: Grand Rapids police chase cute black bear cub [PHOTO]The bear, simply known as Bear No. 56, has been found dead near Marcell, Minnesota. Born in January 1974, she almo ... More >>
An Occupy Homes protest over the evictions of two south Minneapolis residents by Chase Bank has blocked traffic along some streets in downtown Minneapolis this afternoon.SEE ALSO: Occupy MN cuts ties with Occupy Homes MN, calls the group "commercial" and "classist" The protest is part of Occupy Home ... More >>
Live in Loring Park? According to the "Judgmental Maps" blog, you're really in the land of "gay renters."SEE ALSO: MN Monthly helps Edina name its neighborhoods, including "Botoxia" and "Spraytanistan" [GRAPHIC] The latest entry on the blog takes a snarky, possibly offensive look at the City of Lake ... More >>
A.J. Clemente's career as an anchor for Bismarck's NBC affiliate KFYR might've literally ended as soon as it began.SEE ALSO: Diane Sawyer, seemingly drunk, projects Minnesota for "Barack Orama" [VIDEO] This because the first two words Clemente uttered during his first telecast as anchor yesterday ev ... More >>
Well, what DO you know? Joe Mauer is keeping with tradition and T.I.'s "What You Know" remains the song we'll hear booming in Target Field when he walks to the plate in 2013.Today on Twitter, Dustin Morse who is Director of Baseball Communications and Player Relations for the Minnesota Twins confirm ... More >>
Wild Forward Zenon Konopka wasted no time reminding us that the NHL is indeed a rough sport.He tweeted this grisly photo after he took a stick to the face during the first game of the season against the Colorado Avalanche.That's 30 stitches across the bridge of his nose, or what was once his nose be ... More >>
Minnesota Rep. John Kriesel may be retiring from the local Legislature, but he's trying to go out with a resounding bang. The Cottage Grove Republican has chosen an unlikely source for inspiration in his quest to legalize bottle rockets and certain more powerful fireworks in the state, and it's the ... More >>
Soul Asylum will release its first album in six years this July, Delayed Reaction. This will be the tenth studio release from the group, and its first with 429 Records, a label that appears to be highly motivated to snap up bands that hit commercial paydirt in the mid-'90s. The group's new labelm ... More >>
Just days after Brett Favre's official Twitter account went live, it was hijacked by an unknown "imposter."Last Friday, Favre's website sent out an e-mail confirming that @BrettFavre4 has slipped from the former quarterback's grasp just like many of his poorly-thrown interceptions.It's unclear wh ... More >>
A man who proclaimed his desire on Twitter to sodomize Michele Bachmann with a machete will have his identity revealed to federal investigators, a U.S. District Court judge in Washington, D.C., has ruled.The man -- who for now remains anonymous in public court filings, and is referred to in Chi ... More >>
Mpls' social media job market is very solid. Social media has revolutionized the way we publish and disseminate information. No longer are journalists ink-stained wretches trying to put together a story before a print deadline -- now we're more like carpal tunnel-plagued pixelheads trying to be t ... More >>
Local noise-rock duo Bloodnstuff (or Blood&stuff?) are not only gearing up to play tonight's Best New Bands showcase at First Avenue, but they are also feverishly trying to put the finishing touches on their highly anticipated debut album. Singer/guitarist Ed Holmberg and drummer Dylan Gou ... More >>
Photo by Adam DegrossI think we can all agree that local modern rockabilly outfit Reckless Ones kick sufficient ass. The Minneapolis three piece has a steadfast and sincere quality bred into their sound, they look to be a hardworking bunch. They also seem to have a '50s b-film penchant for the ma ... More >>
Yum, DSL- Digital Sushi LunchFights in the kitchen! Rockers pushing wine! And a contract that must be signed before getting a reservation? We take a look at five of the weirdest food stories kicking around the web this week.
CLAPS photo by Paul IrmiterWe've been posting all kinds of SoundTown coverage leading up to this weekend's festival, and today our SoundTown Series moves into the print edition for an interview with the Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne, who talked to Natalie Gallagher about why he likes playing festival ... More >>
Prolific New Orleans horn blasters the Rebirth Brass Band are coming to the Cabooze this Thursday night for what's sure to be an uplifting night of funk, soul, and jazz-inspired music. First discovered back in 1982 when they played the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, the band has kept u ... 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 >>
Keith Ellison demands ElBaradei's release.Minneapolis Congressman Keith Ellison has taken to Twitter to denounce the government of Egypt as it tries violently to quash an uprising seeking the end of President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule. Urging them on: Mohamed ElBaradei, the former head of the ... More >>
Image by William Hook If you're a regular commenter on a website, from Gawker to Livejournal to Secrets of the City, then you probably have some cyberspace friends. You know, those people that make you laugh when they comment, the ones who make the point you wanted to more succinctly, and whos ... More >>
Photo by Erik HessMark Mallman passed the halfway point of his Marathon 3 performance at 7 a.m. this morning, and isn't due to wrap up until 10 p.m. last night. We jogged alongside Mallman yesterday from 10 a.m. until about 3:30 a.m., and you can read our recap and see some incredible photo ... More >>
Lady Gaga pronounced herself the "Queen of Twitter" earlier this week when she surpassed Britney Spears' follower count and became one of the most popular social media moguls in the world (even Conan O'Brien tweeted about it). We thought it was high time to compare Gaga and Brit Brit and see who has ... More >>
Justin Bieber is in town tonight. Have you heard? In addition to jamming up traffic downtown with his show tonight and getting Tony Fly all whipped up about his surprise appearance at the MOA yesterday, the Biebs just gave a "shoutout" to Twins first baseman Justin Morneau on his Twitter account. ... More >>
photo by: Stacy SchwartzFirst Avenue began as a livery; feeding, shoeing, earning break-time nickels and whiskey off the odd hymn, and they ended up making a nice mint off the joint. Things change, huh? Despite the century or more ebb and flow of wayfarers through her freshly starkly black surfei ... More >>
This morning, we reported that a new Twitter account had emerged purportedly operated by Robyne Robinson, outgoing-Fox 9 News anchor and potential running mate for gubernatorial candidate Matt Entenza. Questions about the legitimacy of that account arose after this tweet about City Pages editor Kev ... More >>
Denis Jeong Plaster for City Pages The event around which MNFashion Week originally situated itself, Voltage: Fashion Amplified, is here. The show that aligns local bands with local designers for one big music and fashion extravaganza is tonight at First Avenue, and we want to give YOU two free r ... More >>
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