As a young radical, Norm Coleman protested the Vietnam War. Now his support for the Iraq quagmire may swallow his political career.
Reynolds unveils fruit-flavored cigarettes, who reboots the internet after a disaster, Inside the Porn Actor's Studio, first Snakes on a Plane trailer, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Hurricanes, war, avian flu, locust plagues, that annoying song you couldn't get out of your head. It wasn't the greatest of all possible years. Nor was it halfway decent. But to prove that it wasn't all bad, we asked 29 writers to rave about the ar
Petroleum-based spy thriller fails to strike black gold
Rumsfeld rakes it in, Bob Tilton toots it out, Johnny Depp sucks you in, the Minnesota blog of the day leaves you out and more...
Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald isn't finished with the Bush White House yet
Wilson and Plame get ready to sue the Bush Administration, Charize Theron brings Aeon Flux to life, Morley Safer dresses to kill, the Minnesota blog of the day and more...
Bush and the GOP run into troubles--but serious political opposition is not one of them
This week's City Pages cover story, The Scandal That Could Eat Bush's Brain, about the Karl Rove/Valerie Plame affair, has already been posted for your wonky pleasure. CITY PAGES BLOGS Pizzaman has a new Pizza Car guiding him through the Streets of Pizza. Jack Sparks sings the praises of Drag th ... More >>
Don't look now, but Karl Rove's on a grand jury hot seat Coming off the 4th of July holiday, all eyes in media are fixed on the massing armies of lobbyists and special pleaders set to do battle over Sandra Day O'Connor's seat on the Supreme Court. But there's a story coming up beneath it with the p ... More >>
No White House since Richard Nixon's has loathed the press as avidly as the Bush crew does. So it was a bit of dreary irony yesterday when Time magazine announced it would turn over to the government a staff reporter's notes on confidential sources: In this matter, the administration is nearly a ... More >>
Profilers, Prozac, and Plame In the Strib: A relatively thoughtful--and surprisingly unsensational--tour of Jeff Weise's psyche through the window of his many posts to internet sites; a token, witless "profiling" story (is there an FBI profile of children who grow up to be insipid reporters?); go ... More >>
How "Bush's Brain" hijacked Washington, D.C. and politics-as-usual
Time to go after Bush/Cheney ground zero: National security
In recent weeks, the press and some Democrats have finally taken up a critical White House deception about Iraq and uranium. What took them so long? And what about all the other lies?