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Nothing At All, Really, Like A Bruce Springsteen Song

Remember that time you threw your heart from the window of a speeding car? Was it burning? No, not that time. It was just heavy, a sodden wad of plumbed meat. It felt like a water balloon coated with grease. It couldn’t have weighed more than a softball, and it bounced once on the shoulder […]

A New Hope

Joey Chestnut, they muttered beneath their breath, Joey Chestnut could be the one. It may be too soon to talk about it, we may be jinxing the best chance we’ve had in a long time, but the world of competitive eating is a-buzz with Joey Chestnut. Last Thursday, in the Las Vegas qualifier for the […]

This Weekend: Gallic Alternatives in Downtown

Le Fils (The Son), 2002. Written and directed by the Dardenne brothers. Starring Olivier Gourmet and Morgan Marinne. Showing Friday night at 7pm. and for the children: Les Contes de la Rue Broca. Directed by Pierre Gripari. Showing Sunday afternoon at 2pm. Both films are being shown downtown at the Alliance Francaise de Minneapolis/St. Paul. […]

As I Was Saying…

I’m not going to lie to you: I lie to you all the time. Seriously, all the time. There’s absolutely no me here. Whoever or whatever Brad Zellar is, it isn’t this. I have never, for instance, owned either a Plymouth Duster or a Scamp, let alone done any of the things I might have […]

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