By Lizzy ShramkoIt's hard to think of Cibo Matto and not get hungry. The NYC duo's name translates as "crazy food" from Italian, and their debut LP Viva! La Woman's song titles read like a Chopped ingredients basket list with tracks like "Jerky," "Artichoke," and "Sugar Water." But Yuka Honda and Mi ... More >>
-- Update at bottom of page one --Today, a source sent along an op-ed Andy Parrish apparently wrote for the University of Wisconsin-River Falls student newspaper back in February 2004.The op-ed, entitled "Women should carry guns," is predictably lunatic. In it, Parrish accuses "the left's extr ... More >>
The corner of First Street and First Avenue in downtown Duluth will soon be the frontline of Minnesota's culture war.Anti-abortion advocates have received approval to open a Women's Care Center kitty-corner from the Women's Health Center, which is the only clinic in northern Minnesota offering abort ... More >>
Yesterday, Gov. Mark Dayton announced his veto of a bill that would've banned so-called "telemedicine abortions" and required the physical presence of a doctor when an abortion is performed. What a difference a few hundred votes can make! In our neighbor to the east, a similar bill signed by G ... More >>
Steve Horner's fight against ladies' night is back in the news, this time in Las Vegas.Horner began his campaign against ladies' night 20 years ago at a bar in the Mall of America. The Las Vegas Review-Journal chronicled that crusade in a Sunday feature headlined "'The Unusual Steve Horner' battl ... More >>
Maygun and LisaPunk rock prides itself for an inclusive environment--as a place for misfits and alienated souls to come together, despite differences. Of course, it only takes a few minutes at a concert to recognize that the crowd itself isn't as diverse as its philosophy. Despite the egali ... More >>
Screen shot from Politico Reporters snapped the aftermath of the glitter attack on T-PawFirst Newt Gingrich, now T-Paw: the glitter rainbow is everywhere. Our former governor and current GOP presidential contender was signing books in San Francisco today at a conference on health care. That' ... More >>
If it were possible to pee one's pants twice at the same time, we would.
When imagining catalysts to evolution, or things that enabled great strides for our ancestors, fire or the inv ... More >>
South African 'North' star convinces even the natives
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 >>
In the documentary masterworks of Frederick Wiseman, ordinary people do battle with institutions--and the poetic tussles with the real
Don't look now, but apathy is anathema
Director Claire Denis takes the tough guy to task in Beau travail
Ruff Ryder Eve strikes a blow for hip-hop sisters; Solé merely comes to blows with them
She said she couldn't get away. The prosecutor said she never tried. Now the courts must decide: Did Donna Miller kill her boyfriend in self-defense, or was it murder?
U of M researcher Walter Bockting untangles the web of gender and transgender issues
Hard-Fast and Beautiful: Ida Lupino calls the shots.
Notes on the least reputable and most profitable literary genre in American publishing: the romance novel.