So if your HBO Go didn't crash Sunday night and you weren't watching Cosmos, then you obviously watched the season finale of the hit series True Detective, starring Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson. Not only has this groundbreaking series kept McConaughey on a actors roll and brought Woo ... More >>
Ya'll ready for this? Insert Coins, the world's first video-game-themed nightclub, has set its sights on Minneapolis for its new location. Opening in the old Karma spot across from the Fine Line in downtown Minneapolis, Insert Coins will host a variety of both new and retro digitally themed goodies. ... More >>
Hello Kitty lunchbox from Amazon ($21.65 with shipping)There is a rather large section of the foodie population that gleefully self-identifies as geeks. It makes sense, as only a geek could get excited about things like sous vide or which varietal of hop provides the best counterbalance for ... More >>
Though Chris Kluwe played violin as a child, his primary influence for picking up a bass guitar was the video game Guitar Hero. Adept at the simulated version, Kluwe wanted to try the real thing. This led him to forming the alterna-metal band Tripping Icarus, whose debut full length will be ... More >>
l'etoile runs down their top 5 events this weekend.
For pinball enthusiasts, nowhere in the Twin Cities can that flipper itch be better scratched than at SS Billiards in Hopkins, where you'll find a regular rotation of 30-plus machines. Billed as the T.C.'s "longest continuously operating arcade," SS has been in business since 1970, wi ... More >>
Among those felled by the Madden Curse: Daunte Culpepper, Marshall Faulk, Michael Vick, and Brett Favre.
Will the Weisman Museum provide the tallboys?
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I'm looking for a few good charities. The Strib and the guild are looking for union member approval. And activists were looking for more from the Minneapolis City Council.
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The Guitar Hero frenzy careens toward overkill
Albino deer spotted; Local woman sees majestic creature, kills it
Picross DS illustrates that there's life after Sudoku
The Darkness could stand to lighten up a little
PSP players, tonight you game in hell
Best Buy and Target have announced they're pulling Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas from their store shelves. After the flap over the "hot coffee mod," a hidden game that requires a fair amount of nerdy know-how to download, ESRB has changed the game's rating from M (mature, 17 ) to AO (adults only). B ... More >>
CITY PAGES BLOGS Steve Monaco delivers another edition of Greil Monaco's No-Life Top 10 List -- The all-stupidest edition at Couch Pundit. THESE DAYS There's about seven Americans that still don't have a blog. The USC Annenberg Online Journalism Review would like to help you by comparing current ... More >>
Under the name Radar Threat, Benji Gross visits a retrograde world of analog instruments and the Atari 2600
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In essence, reality
Choking the Chicken: A dead imitation Tamagotchi floats over its burial mound.