United Arab Emirates

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2014

    Here's the video that landed a Minnesotan in prison for eight months

    The writer Martin Amis once referred to a critic as "humorless," by which he meant to impugn on the man's seriousness. The censors employed by the United Arab Emirates government may not be serious people, but they have serious means of punishment at their disposal. Looking into the case of Shezanne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2013

    Karen Nyberg, Minnesota astronaut, shares amazing shots from space [PHOTOS]

    Vining, Minnesota native Karen Nyberg is currently aboard the International Space Station, and in recent weeks, she's gotten in the habit of snapping pics of earth from way up high and sharing them on Twitter.SEE ALSO: Astronaut snaps picture of Twin Cities from space [PHOTO] Nyberg, who is working ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2013

    Tommy Stinson and Paul Westerberg plan studio time later this year

    In a lengthy interview with Time, the Replacements and Guns N' Roses bassist Tommy Stinson gives a detailed update on where he's at and where he's been. Though the article has some dated facts -- it refers to a City Pages columnist who is no longer with the paper and Sean Combs as P. Diddy -- but St ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2013

    Lindsey Vonn reportedly dating Tiger Woods

    Tiger Woods is reportedly dating Minnesota's sexiest athlete -- St. Paul native Lindsey Vonn.SEE ALSO:-- Lindsey Vonn is the most-searched Olympian of all time... of course she is [PHOTOS] -- Minneapolis woman claims Tiger Woods hurt knee in Navy SEAL urban warfare simulator We're not sure why Linds ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Madonna's 2012 world tour hits St. Paul in November

    ‚ÄčThere was absolutely zero chance that Madonna wasn't going to capitalize on her Super Bowl appearance this past weekend. Although it's unlikely that Madge will be able to pack M.I.A. (and her itchy middle finger), Nicki Minaj, and Cee Lo Green in her suitcase for this May-November excursion aroun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2011

    Coldplay will wrap up 2012 tour in St. Paul

    ‚ÄčAm I the only one who has trouble reconciling the idea that Coldplay circa 2011 is the same Coldplay that released Parachutes back in 2000? Having never seen the group live, I always imagined my first Coldplay show would be in a stuffy theater somewhere, in a red velvet seat tailor-made for sitti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    Get Him to the Greek: See it or flee it?

    Get Him to the Greek​Get Him to the Greek is a mess as a movie--but that doesn't mean it isn't funny. Besides Russell Brand's new film, your best bet might be a movie made in 1927--the newly restored classic Metropolis, in a weeklong run at the Lagoon. OPENING SEE: Get Him to the Greek Jonah ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2010

    Sex and the City 2: See it or flee it?

    Sex and the City 2​You've got 10 bucks and two hours, and you don't want to waste any of it. We can help. Here's our guide to the best and worst movies this weekend. OPENING FLEE: Sex and the City 2 The four aging BFFs struggle on with work-life challenges (Miranda), child-care dilemmas (Cha ... More >>

  • Movies

    May 26, 2010

    Sex and the City 2: Aging Disgracefully

    SJP and cast struggle to stay forever young

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2009

    Wikileaks fights back against Coleman campaign

    In their third update since the announcement, Wikileaks addresses some of those questions and concerns raised about Coleman's campaign leak of private data.

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2007

    MLS playoffs: D.C. and Houston will meet in the final

    The MLS playoffs kickoff tonight with Chicago at D.C. on ESPN2, easily the most intriguing matchup of the first round. Some thoughts:

  • Movies

    April 5, 2006

    Operation European Freedom

    The propaganda films the Pentagon didn't want you to see

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2006

    Ports, UAE and the local connection

    Guess which former Minnesota congressman is de-scandalizing the scandal?

  • News

    June 30, 2004

    9/11-Another Minnesota Connection?

    Nancy Hanlon says she met and talked with one of the 9/11 hijackers in a Rochester, Minnesota bar just weeks before the attack. Is it true? There's no telling for sure. Is her story plausible? Yes.

  • Books

    November 21, 2001

    Blaming the Somalis

    Are local immigrants unwittingly funding Al Qaeda? The numbers just don't add up.