by Kristina PerkinsPut' em up: the "postdramatic" "Polish Pugilist" Yes, the Minnesota Fringe is at the forefront of Twin Cities' theater consciousness (planning my itenerary is tantamount to plotting the invasion of a small country), but there are other daring events in the near future. High on ... More >>
Decade was tarnished by sequels, uplifted by longshots
St. Paul slaughterhouse lets you watch as your dinner is butchered
Richard Linklater chews on 'Fast Food Nation' and 'A Scanner Darkly'
'Fast Food Nation' may turn you off burgers for good
Literally or metaphorically, great muckraking aims to make your gorge rise. Consider those heartwarming scenes of men and rats ground into sausage in Upton Sinclair's The Jungle, or the yummy tidbits about how much you were lovin' e.coli in Fast Food Nation. By that standard, Devils on the Deep Blue ... More >>
Mapping the literary landmarks of the Twin Cities
When state legislators weigh privacy rights against the public's right to know, they call Don Gemberling: Big Brother's Big Brother
Falling carcasses and untreated injuries: Meatpackers at Dakota Premium Foods were driven to form a union. But not even that got the company's attention.
One week on the evisceration line