THEATER | Blank Slate showcases four teen... →
Reviewed by…a teen, of course! Rachel Reiva.
Writing: 25 Things about Things →
I wrote this back during the 25 Things You Didn’t Know About Me craze. 1. Things is the plural of thing, which comes from Middle English 2. In Chinese, things are called “dongxi,” which means “east west.” 3. Chinua Achebe chose the word “things” as part of the title of his novel “Things… In this spirit, I humbly submit: 25 Things You May or May Not Know About Me, written in early...
MUSIC | "Weird Al" Yankovic sends Apple Valley... →
Barb Teed catches up with the greatest man in America.
THEATER | "Spilling Me Softly" at the Brave New... →
Jay Gabler reluctantly assumes the mantle of Brave New Workshop Grinch.
Danger Den: New Essay - a Response to "The Web is... →
I wrote a response to the idea that the web is dead in Wired magazine on my new advertising blog. I included a few talking points so you can join in on the debate. Excerpt, about banner ads: “One goal of advertising is to affect people’s behavior. For example, an ad for Ring Pops… Becky’s observations about advertising online are similar to observations I’ve known...
MUSIC | Chastity Brown's "High Noon Teeth"... →
Album review by Dwight Hobbes.
MUSIC | Nigel Egg sings about Home Depot, smoking... →
Dwight Hobbes thinks Nigel Egg is funny—but maybe not funny ha-ha.
MUSIC | Six questions for Marina and the Diamonds →
Jay Gabler talks with the breakout Welsh dance-popper(s), who are (is) coming to the Triple Rock on September 10.
THEATER | Mixed Precipitation's "Tales of Hoffman"... →
Sheila Regan reviews the tasty new production currently touring community gardens across the Twin Cities.
MUSIC | S. Carey on making his new album, touring... →
Interview by Leslie Kruempel.
MOVIES | Minnesotans advance, hope to win $30,000... →
Barb Teed reports.
Summer escapes: "Cairo Time" and "Map of the... →
Jim Brunzell’s weekly movie picks.
Code 21, Semi-Darkness, Dont U Luv Me →
Rachel Reiva catches up with a few Fringe reviews.
The Wizzle of Oz-Some, Fish Bowl, Bite Me Twilight →
Rachel Reiva catches up with Fringe reviews.