Today’s (Random) Featured Posts

Touchdown Sally

There are some who would contend that women can’t—or shouldn’t—block, hit, or tackle. But one Saturday morning in late April, the players and coaches who constitute our state’s premier women’s tackle-football team, were demonstrating just how tough the gentler sex can be. For the team’s annual tryouts, the Minnesota Vixen had congregated in the lobby […]

Scotch Maverick Reinvents a Once-Conservative Drink

Minnesotan John Glaser makes the top story on Wired.com. Glaser has made quite an impression on the whiskey world with his boutique scotch, Compass Box.

Not Turn Away, Not Fade Away

Again and again we put our sweet ghosts on small paper boats and sailed them back into their death, each moving slowly into the dark, disappearing as our hearts visited and savored, hurt and yearned. –Jack Gilbert, from “Kunstkammer” Another flower shall spring, because the soul of sweet delight can never pass away. –William Blake […]

The Flaming Lips, Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots

If you’ve been paying attention, you know that we take a little time each issue to bang on about The Next Big Thing in music. Well forget everything we said before. If you want to know what the future of rock music is, do this: Take all the wasted potential of Beck, Air, Radiohead, and […]

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