• Blogs

    November 19, 2014

    Psych Rockers Waveless Rise From the Ashes of Total Trash

    Waveless | Hexagon Bar | Friday, November 21It's a Friday night in New Orleans and Waveless are stuck without a show. A friend of a friend has an idea. She tells the slower and dreamier reincarnation of former Minneapolis hardcore band Total Trash to meet her at a French Quarter bar at 1 a.m. It wil ... More >>

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    July 16, 2014

    Weird Al's 10 best underrated parodies

    It's hard to remember sometimes that "Weird Al" Yankovic has been honing his craft for more than 30 years now, bringing us masterful parodies of pop music for so long that he's outlived many of his onetime subjects. He has a new album called Mandatory Fun out this week and is in the midst of releasi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2014

    Five more shows we want Prince to take over

    Last week, Minnesota's Purple Yoda, Prince, took over The Arsenio Hall Show for one of the greatest hours of television ever broadcast. Between this excellent appearance and taking Fox's New Girl to a whole other level of cool a month ago, it's been scientifically proven that Prince equals televisio ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 31, 2013
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    September 6, 2012

    Prince is MTV Video Music Awards royalty: A history

    See Also:Prince adds Welcome 2 Chicago show supporting ex-Obama staffer Van JonesPrince's rumored St. Paul concert isn't happeningPrince vs. Yoda, a tale of the tape The 2012 MTV Video Music Awards take place this evening. For almost 30 years, the show has honored the best clips that the medium of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2012

    The Honeydogs tour diary 4: Talkin' 'bout practice

    See Also:The Honeydogs tour diary 1: Adam Levy's dreamThe Honeydogs tour diary 2: Trent Norton reaches outThe Honeydogs tour diary 3: Meeting a superfan in ChicagoMinneapolis rockers the Honeydogs have been on a tour out to the East Coast. In this tour diary, frontman Adam Levy is providing a runnin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2012

    Prince is 54 today: Some required reading

    If Prince is sticking to his Jehovah's Witness faith, he will not celebrate his 54th birthday today. And, giving him gifts is pointless anyhow, because he's probably at the point where he has everything -- purple, anyhow -- already. Nothing about the Purple One's increasing age makes him any less fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2012

    Weird Al Yankovic at State Theatre, 5/3/2012

    Weird Al YankovicState Theatre, MinneapolisThursday, May 3, 2012Can anyone make the accordion look sexy? One man certainly can. With a production crew, band, and a collection of songs that spans 30-plus years in tow, Weird Al Yankovic shared with Minneapolis his comedic brand of parody music after s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    5 great gifts for foodie geeks

    Hello Kitty lunchbox from Amazon ($21.65 with shipping)​There is a rather large section of the foodie population that gleefully self-identifies as geeks.  It makes sense, as only a geek could get excited about things like sous vide or which varietal of hop provides the best counterbalance for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2011

    Prince begins new war against semi-archaic copyright laws

    ​Oh, Prince. Purple Yoda yadda yadda and walking contradiction. A few weeks ago during an appearance on George Lopez Tonight, Prince laid out a new gripe with how things operate in the music industry: cover songs. Ugh, cover songs! That's not your music, Sinéad!

  • News

    February 9, 2011

    Wingmen practice art of the pickup

    Local Don Juans use Mystery Method

  • Movies

    October 6, 2010

    It's Kind Of A funny Story imagines nuthouse as hipster paradise

    Brooklyn high-schooler takes chic mental-health break

  • Music

    September 1, 2010
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    August 25, 2010
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    July 13, 2010

    Prince vs. Yoda, a tale of the tape

    "From the heart of Minnesota, here come the purple Yoda." So sayeth Prince in his new song "Laydown." In light of this, we wanted to see how Prince and Yoda would actually match up.​Prince, "Laydown"

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2010

    Craig Finn honored with a lying fake Twitter account

    Photo by Stacy Schwartz​Fake twitter accounts are très vogue currently, for obvious reasons; it's satiric gold for @Jesus to tweet, on Star Wars Day: "I could totally take Yoda." Or @FakeAPStylebook (the real AP Stylebook a well-thumbed usage reference sitting somewhere, like a stepchild, on your ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    Flyer of the Week: Giravves

    Cosby, Alf, and Yoda are all involved. Awesome.

  • Calendar

    June 11, 2008
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    June 20, 2005

    6/20: Morning Communique

    [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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2005

    Lucas Agonistes

    In addition to Jim Ridley's fine coverage of Star Wars Episode III/VI in City Pages, check out Anthony Lane's evisceration of pint-sized turquioise pseudo wise man Yoda in the New Yorker.

  • Movies

    May 19, 1999

    Born Again

    George Lucas resurrects his sacred franchise by Force in Star Wars: Episode I--The Phantom Menace