Crowning a new banh mi king!The best thing to come out of France's colonization of Vietnam is, arguably, the banh mi. The pitch-perfect sandwich marries a pillowy, delicately crusted baguette with meat (often pork) or mock meat, pickled and fresh veggies (carrots, cucumber, and usually cilant ... More >>
White cheeked gibbons are an endangered species in Laos and Vietnam. This one looks pretty safe, though.
This week's totally Scrabble flyer features locals His Mischief.
Free download of new Bob Dylan track, Prince & Q-Tip make video & coverage of the Evening Rig's CD release show.
This time they picked the wrong country
'Stop-Loss' does its best not to mention the conflict
Edina Cinema, starts Friday
Paul Haggis Directs a Flawed but Vital Film About the Emotional Toll of Iraq on a Military Family
Wherein six Minnesotans brave the Mekong River, whirlpools, and dysentery in a leaky boat with a lawnmower engine held together by toothpaste and cardboard and live to tell about it
At the Jungle Theater through October 1
TiVo the premiere of "Veronica Mars" tonight and tune into PBS (TPT 2) at 8 p.m. for "Get Up, Stand Up: The Story of Pop and Protest," hosted by Chuck D. The NYT is calling the PBS documentary one of the most daring ... More >>
'Winter Soldier' comes home after 34 years
What is so irresistible about REI? You can buy halogen headlamps and water-purifying pumps at this cooperatively owned outdoor retailer, along with padded cycling undies and sleeping bags rated to 30 degrees below zero. I, personally, choose to sleep in my own bed at a comfortable 60 degrees. And ... More >>
Mai Village boasts the best part of Vietnam's food, art, and architecture, and its long meals with family
American musical taste gets bland; Robert McNamara gets angry; the President gets naked
Meet the neighbors
The media march off to war with Iraq: A TV glossary
They'd seem quaint if they weren't so eloquent: Meet the University of St. Thomas's loudest rabble-rousers
A production of the soldier's story Streamers looks for the nobler side of Vietnam
Apocalypse Now Redux extends an epic allegory of American megalomania into the 21st Century
In a 29-film series, Oak Street Cinema puts Hollywood's most complicated decade, the Seventies, onscreen
Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the multiplex...
Everything is wrong
"The people at the Ordway who sponsored this show are very stupid and innocent.": Vietnamese Americans picket the Thang Long Water Puppet Theater.
Lipstick on His Collar: Ron Duffy and Nancy Gormley in Dear James.
Nguyen Cao Son and his fellow South Vietnamese soldiers were part of a secret U.S. spy commando force--so secret, in fact, that the American government turned its back and let him spend 14 years in North Vietnamese prison camps.