“The Wolfman” takes a new bite at the original…and fails

Chandler Clemens

March 3, 2010

Filed under a&e featured, Movie Reviews, Reviews

When the full moon rises, either take out a life insurance policy or buy a batch of silver bullets because he's coming. That is "The Wolfman." Dunh Dunh Duhhhhhh. Time and time again I question why Hollywood deems it necessary... Read more »

Jeff Bridges steals the show in “Crazy Heart”

Bernardo Vigil

March 2, 2010

Filed under a&e featured, Movie Reviews, Reviews

First time director Thomas Cobb's film, "Crazy Heart," achieves little in terms of originality, plot, or even character. Most of us have seen movies about drunken old men giving their lives a complete 180 and starting anew. ... Read more »

iPad

Dann Fry

March 1, 2010

Filed under Reviews

After more than a decade of speculation, Apple has finally added their entry to the tablet PC market: iPad. Introduced January 27 at a media event in San Francisco, iPad will come as no surprise to anyone who has been following... Read more »

The Joy of Socks

Addie Reine

March 1, 2010

Filed under Fashion, Reviews

Admit it. You are guilty of crazy and mismatched socks. Whether an open obsession or a guilty pleasure, there is no denying the facts that indeed you enjoy the lack of coordination in sock patterns as long as they are safely hidden... Read more »

Sweet Treats at Patrick’s

Addie Reine

February 26, 2010

Filed under Restaurant Reviews, Reviews

The artfully crafted French-inspired creations at Patrick's Bakery and Café seem almost too stunning to eat. Thankfully, the daring decision to take a bite into the exquisite creation will not have been in vain after you realize... Read more »

Lil’ Wayne fails miserably with foray into rock

Mickey Caulfield

February 25, 2010

Filed under a&e featured, Music Reviews, Reviews

While ever-present auto-tune, constant female guest vocals, and overproduction has inexplicably become a trend in mainstream rap, it's still frowned upon in rock as a hallmark of artists without credibility. Similarly, the lyrics... Read more »

All bout roller derby

Bernardo Vigil

February 24, 2010

Filed under Reviews, Twin Cities Hot Spot

Roller derby should be every guy's favorite sport. Tight pants, roller skates, and full contact –– oh and all of the competitors are female. Boasting two independent leagues in the metro area (St. Paul's "Minnesota Roller... Read more »

VV Brown hits the spot with retro album

Kate Schumacher

February 23, 2010

Filed under Music Reviews, Reviews

Recently featured on The Current, pop singer VV Brown has just released her best album yet, "Traveling like the Light." VV Brown channels Amy Winehouse by singing with a voice inspired by music from the 50s and 60s. "Traveling... Read more »

More than just pastries at Minneapolis favorite

Meredith Gallagher

February 23, 2010

Filed under Around the Corner, Reviews

Part deli, part bakery, part cafe, Turtle Bread Company is the perfect place to go for a giant cookie after school or a filling breakfast on the weekends. Located on 44th Street in Linden Hills, the independently owned and operated... Read more »