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  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    Songs for "I'm Not Going to Take It Anymore Day"

    Situated between Cuddle Day and Man Watcher's Day, a badass country playlist celebrating the day to tell everyone to shove it.

  • News

    November 5, 2008

    Tom Mischke still pioneering format-free radio

    The man behind radio's most unpredictable show says it's just real life

  • Arts

    March 10, 2004

    Doing The Baghdad Boogie

    Looking for more genocide with your rock 'n' roll? Grooving toward the apocalypse with DJ and bandleader Eric Fifteen.

  • News

    December 17, 2003

    Local Music Yearbook '03

    We Sang. We Danced. We Set things on Fire. And Sometime after the Bar Closed, We Wrote It All Down for You.

  • News

    December 11, 2002

    Bush Whacking

    Two nice Minnesota boys and the healing power of satire

  • Books

    June 26, 2002

    Parting Shot

    Looking back at '98, an old foe body-slams Ventura

  • News

    February 20, 2002

    Radio Radio

    We search the airwaves for signs of intelligent life

  • News

    May 9, 2001

    Picked to Click

    The 11th Annual City Pages New Music Poll

  • News

    February 7, 2001

    "Hey, we're in Duluth"

    A radio pirate-turned-country rocker who doubles as a nanny. A newspaper that rips the establishment. A deconsecrated church. And a very quiet band called Low. Notes on a tiny counterculture.

  • News

    January 17, 2001

    Chump Changed

    The pay was low, but working for Ma Bell meant a worry-free retirement. Now Qwest is sending out the pension checks, and local retirees say they're getting the wrong number.

  • Arts

    June 7, 2000

    Bandstand of the Americas

    Half a century after a son of Mexican immigrants founded local rock, a new generation of Latinos listens for its own song

  • News

    April 26, 2000

    Off the Hook

    Connect peopleís phones? Respond to customer complaints? Abide by state rules? Please. A brave new U S West canít be bothered with trivial details.

  • News

    August 18, 1999

    Ma Cable?

    In St. Paul and its suburbs, an unlikely coalition battles telecom giant AT&T

  • Arts

    July 14, 1999

    After This Commercial Break

    John Forde's scrappy television show talks back to America's advertisers

  • News

    June 5, 1996