“I don’t know why they called it Star Trek Beyond,” said a surly nerd walking out of the screening in front of me. “They didn’t go ‘beyond..
Last night I went to a screening of O Brother, Where Art Thou? at Gold Medal Park in Minneapolis. I arrived late, picking my way through t..
I really wanted to go see Gremlins for my ninth birthday in 1984, but my dad decided that movie looked too violent — so instead my party t..
Last year, I was at a meeting where a group of community leaders were grappling with some of the challenges facing Minnesota and the Minne..
Let’s be honest: landscape painting isn’t exactly the sexiest subject for an exhibit. It sounds like something you’d bring your 903-year-o..
The Neon Demon is directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, who’s such a fucking auteur that he embossed his initials onto the opening credits, li..
I drank the aquavit wrong. I know this because text and a series of photos of chef Magnus Nilsson later made clear that “sipping is genera..
My girlfriend scoffed when someone offered her a sample pack of tissues as we walked into a preview of Me Before You. “What do they think ..
I don’t believe I’m saying this, but I attended a presentation at the Science Museum of Minnesota, and they spoke poorly of prisms.
Today is Star Wars Day. I was reminded of that yesterday, when I saw several people posting grumpy requests not to tell them “May the Four..
According to my 1968 Webster’s, the definition of “modern” is:
of or characteristic of the present or recent times; not ancient: often us..
Where did emoji come from? Why did they seem to suddenly become ubiquitous? Are they here to stay? Should you or should you not use them i..