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It Ain't Easy Being Green

With seats on the Minneapolis City Council, and tens of thousands of supporters in the Twin Cities, the Green Party is the liberal vanguard of Minnesota politics. So why don’t you take Ken Pentel seriously? Photos by Terry Gydesen The Rice Street parade hasn’t started moving yet, and this is causing problems for Ed McGaa, […]

Nancy Crampton

Some people become authors because they are of the exact opposite temperament from a movie star. Putting on a clean shirt can, in itself, be a chore; putting on a pressed one is out of the question. Author photos, then, are the art of making these schlubs and misanthropes look believable, wise, and even a […]

Rybak Officially Departs Star Tribune

Deborah Caulfield Rybak, the Star Tribune’s media reporter officially resigned Tuesday after months of deliberations. Rybak took on the media beat in 2004, after coming to the paper in 2001. Earlier in her career she spent 10 years at the Los Angeles Times. When the Strib announced its most recent round of buy-outs this past […]

Sydney Pollack Gave Me a Boner

The Twitter post sat under my profile photo for almost two days. "Bummed about Sydney Pollack." It was pithy, but it was all I could muster at 2:30 in the morning. Sydney was dead. I had woken up in the middle of the night and rolled a drowsy finger over the laptop’s touchpad to light […]

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