Makes No Sense At All captures the visions, ramblings, and memories of Chris Strouth, a Twin Cities-bred master of music, film, and everything else.Concept records get a bad rap, a really bad rap. I blame it on Yes. On paper, something that mixes 17th-century blank verse and the crown prince of t ... More >>
Like spurs on boots, or bacon in beans, Andy Friedman and Minneapolis just belong together. It all started a few years ago when Friedman quit his job at the New Yorker (he was an illustrator), packed his bags, and drove straight here to meet Spider John Koerner, the legendary West Banker and somethi ... More >>
You mean Richard Gere didn't bring Buddhism to America?!
Is children's television still the land of the lost?
The other night there was a party at my house
Man-sized poultry, punk-rock panties, and the grossest story ever told
With Juliet of the Spirits, the devilish director of 8-1/2 welcomed his audience to hell--but grandly
The cultural clamor of American Sign Language poetry
A real-life fairy tale in which the wild beasts are hunted, the jungle is a plantation, and the knight in shining armor hails from Apple Valley.
Next week Red House Records issues a momentous tribute album of Pete Seeger's songs. But after 15 years at the margins of American music, this St. Paul label proudly aims to stay there.