The Alliance for a Better Minnesota is petitioning to demand that Hennepin County Commissioner and 2014 MNGOP gubernatorial hopeful Jeff Johnson apologize for attending a 9/11 truther event held last Friday at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs.SEE ALSO: MNGOP spent $10,500 on study that supports ... More >>
On the 12th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, a group called Minnesota 9/11 Truth wants you to think again about what happened that day.SEE ALSO: FEMA yanks Minn. coloring book with 9/11 terror attack image The group has a full-page ad just inside the back cover of today's City Pages print ed ... More >>
Horror anthology by 26 different directors is wildly inconsistent
The maker of The Hurt Locker explores the darkness behind capturing Osama Bin Laden
Photo by Steve CohenPaul Simon at First Avenue last MayIt's been an onslaught of 9/11-related material this week, but here's the saddest/only video you really need to see: Paul Simon singing "The Sound of Silence" at Ground Zero yesterday as part of the 10-year anniversary memorial services honor ... More >>
Casual passersby this week might have been startled by the cover of Vita.Mn, the weekly entertainment freebie from the Star Tribune.The cover on newsstands across the Twin Cities today features a grenade and asks the provocative question: "Can terrorism be funny?"In the wake of Jared Lee Loughner ... More >>
No more free ride, babies!Tim Pawlenty's took another lurch toward the right wing over the weekend, as the Governor went on television to pick a fight with some infants.The likely presidential candidate told Bloomberg TV that he supports revoking the part of the constitution that guarantees citiz ... More >>
My favorite illegal fireworksThe Fourth of July, or Independence Day as I began calling it once I hit adolescence and wanted to say things not in rural colloquialisms but with an air of sophistication - think "Febrooary" not "Febyaray," "Attacks on the World Trade Center," not "NineEleven," a ... More >>
In an interview, the Minneapolis lawyer defends her comments about Islam and Keith Ellison.
A coloring book created by Minnesota's Freeborn County to help children cope with disaster has been removed from a federal government website after several complaints about the 9/11 illustrations.
Morgan Spurlock gives Americans a bad name, but (separate!) films on baseball and steroids shine
'The Kingdom' Pretends to Say Something About the War on Terror, but in the End It's Just Another Shoot-'Em-Up
'Transformers' turns the blockbuster into one big blur
A banner week for Octoberists, anarchists, and junior achievers
A toned-down Oliver Stone finds uplift in 'World Trade Center'
The Zapruder film? It was faked. The Wellstone crash? It was a hit. 9/11? An inside job. Tumbling down the rabbit hole with professional philosopher Jim Fetzer.
A North Carolina group calls for book banning, 57 Ground Zero workers have died allegedly from exposure to chemicals, Saddam Hussein conducts a one-meal hunger strike, six common sex myths, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Air conditioning helps as sequels and remakes compete for your summer movie dollar
'United 93' flies the unfriendly skies
The FBI has the 9/11 black boxes, the Pentagon spies on student groups, how to make a tampon angel, V8 snow blowers, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Panda sex, D.C. protest photos, the Minnesota blog of the day, Badgers! Badgers! Badgers! some quotes from yesterday's Katrina hearings...
[CITY PAGES BLOGS] Steve Monaco has last week's answer and winners, and this week's Monday Movie Quiz at Couch Pundit. [THESE DAYS] A month-long investigation into animal cruelty has resulted in a pair of arrests. Individuals possibly linked with PETA were each charged with 31 felony counts of ... More >>
The largest distributor of African music outside Paris is closing its Manhattan store and relocating its American offices and warehouse to New Jersey. "It's sad in that we won't have a retail shop, anymore," says Stern's Music U.S. manager Ken Braun, who blames skyrocketing real estate prices. " ... More >>
A Q&A with Fred Whitehurst, the first FBI whistleblower to go public
Norm Coleman's "St. Paul miracle" gets a withering report card
A Jesse-free review of the headlines that made us wince in 2001
Months After the Terrorist Attack in New York City, an Odd World Takes Shape
The Political Message of the Coup's 'Party Music' Survives the Catastrophe in New York
After September 11: Projecting the future of entertainment at the New York Film Festival
Twin Cities documentarians seek national exposure in New York
Buffy Sedlachek's Tamarack combs a crime scene for clues into human nature
The terrorist attacks of September 11 took place far away. But they hit close to home.