If you had any doubt that ousting Michele Bachmann from the Intelligence Committee should be a no-brainer, check out this video.FROM LAST WEEK: Jim Graves will run again next year, setting up rematch with Bachmann [UPDATE] Bachmann, who remains on the committee despite a recent 200,000-person petiti ... More >>
The latest Batman spectacle seems self-important and overstuffed
This equal-opportunity offender goes for the comic throat
Michael Cuddyer's home run might have kept his teammate off a hijacked plane.Michael Cuddyer has one of the highest ratios of popularity-to-talent in all of baseball, and last night the Twins' fan favorite told a story that can only make him more likable.Yesterday, Americans took time to reflect ... More >>
Steven Spielberg produces, J.J. Abrams directs
Pawlenty appeared with the also-rans.Tim Pawlenty showed up last night in South Carolina to debate four other also-rans in the GOP presidential race: Herman Cain, Rick Santorum, Ron Paul, and Gary Johnson. They didn't actually debate, of course. No one debates at debates anymore: They speech ... More >>
Ellison breaks down.Rep. Keith Ellison spent weeks deriding the congressional hearings that opened today on radical Muslims, orchestrated by Rep. Peter King of New York, as little more than an attempt to spread fear and hatred of a religious minority. When it came his turn to testify and de ... More >>
Keith Ellison and Peter KingNew York congressman Peter King has made it plain that he doesn't think American Muslims are showing enough deference to his fears about extremists, so he's going to use his new perch as chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee to put them on the spot. Ke ... More >>
Keith Ellison says Muslim Americans won't move to the back of the bus.Rep. Keith Ellison has drawn a straight line from Fox News to anti-Muslim bigotry in an interview with the BBC. And the Minneapolis congressman, a Muslim, isn't backing down from insisting that an Islamic community center b ... More >>
Meryl Streep renders Julia Child flesh and blood
America prepares to shutter the infamous prison camp and Jihad looms
Officials say the RNC 8 plotted to sabotage Xcel, kidnap delegates
The agent who ordered the arrest of "20th hijacker" Zacarias Moussaoui joins a law firm known for its aggressive defense of immigrant rights
Restaurant Massacre in St. Paul; Top-Secret Most-Ambitious-Restaurant-Ever Debuts in Minneapolis—What a Season!
The director of 'JFK' was plotting his latest countermyth in 2001
Hurricanes, war, avian flu, locust plagues, that annoying song you couldn't get out of your head. It wasn't the greatest of all possible years. Nor was it halfway decent. But to prove that it wasn't all bad, we asked 29 writers to rave about the ar
Local noise rockers the Blind Shake resurrect a classic Minneapolis sound
In an age of shrinking budgets, the city of Minneapolis is spending more money than ever to settle lawsuits against the MPD
Jonathan Safran Foer, Wes Anderson, Conor Oberst, and the new male infantilism
Online Exclusive: The new book by CP contributor Elaine Cassel details the U.S. government's war on terror and on its own citizens
W in his own words
Lucinda bids Dylan good morning, Patti Smith greets Baghdad, and Greil Marcus says goodbye
Nancy Hanlon says she met and talked with one of the 9/11 hijackers in a Rochester, Minnesota bar just weeks before the attack. Is it true? There's no telling for sure. Is her story plausible? Yes.
Unconventional wisdom from unstable characters in the City Pages Documentary Film Festival
The Bush administration & the end of civil liberties
Spike Lee's '25th Hour' rings in the new New York
City Pages writers say so long
Two choreographers explore anxiety--and the urge to survive
'The Tick' Squares Off Against Absurd Urban Angst
It's a New World for Stan Lee's Superbeings in Long Underwear
What's behind the governor's latest spouting and pouting about the media?
Terrorism puts industry self-regulation on ice
Onetime Mardi Gras queen and current avant-garde playwright Lisa D'Amour looks for the sinister side of our fairy tales
Neo-retroists Clinic and the Strokes raid the graves of punkers past
A downtown cockroach and a nihilistic alley cat light up the gutters in the Theater Gallery's Archy and Mehitabel
Glitter removes all remaining traces of Mariah Carey's humanity
With affordable apartments a rare find these days, why is a low-cost, city-owned building in downtown St. Paul 37 percent vacant?
Minneapolis's brave new riverfront will have parks, museums, and upscale condos. Who said subsidized housing was just for the poor?
Norm Coleman's glitzy deals have charmed business and the press. But guess who's left holding the bag.
The Jungle Always Rings Twice: Rosalie Tenseth and Bain Boehlke in the (premature?) revival of 1991's House of Blue Leaves.