Talking Minnesotan – 02-26-10
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Well I missed another Third Thursday event, but I really want to go. The wife has decided she won’t be able to make the next couple, so I need a date or three. Want to go to the next one?
People, we have a fake applause situation. When one of our friends was listening to “Cause and Effect” for the first time, he remarked that it sounded like the background noise on the video game Rock Band. We giggled, and then became very, very sad. Honestly. Is there anything more depressing than the image of the Purple One at Paisley Park, wielding a plastic guitar with multi-colored buttons and playing with a backing band of cartoons?
Check out Toki Wright talk about BlackMale, an 8 song digital EP of all brand new music. “Seeing that it is Black History month it seemed like a fitting to release this interpretation of African-American manhood”
Although Mn has plenty of Minnesotans in the Olympics people still can’t seem to get enough Brett Favre talk.
Most sports fans are getting into baseball mode and What ‘choo talking about, Willis? has some things to say with Twinsanity
While MPR’s Laura McCallum takes on the more serious discussion of homelessness in Mn with A business plan to end long-term homelessness Ever notice how politicians say they are going to end homelessness, but then set the date way off in the future all the while defunding programs for the homeless?
Yeah, I’m sure that will work.
There’s been a lot of law talk this week and right in the midst of it all Sheila Regan fights the law and well, somehow actually wins. TCDP’s Sheila Regan gets court records opened
Secret court proceedings will see the light of day, according to an Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling on TC Daily Planet reporter Sheila Regan’s motion to open the records of contempt proceedings against Carrie Feldman. The appeals court allowed further government delay in opening the records, drawing a sharp dissent from Judge Bye, one of the three-judge panel hearing the case:
Congratulations Sis, but be careful, that’s not how the song goes.
Hey look that pretty boy Andrew Zimmern is going to be on the Tyra show. Fierce.
Speaking of MSPMAG Man-about-Town Steve Marsh (who still owes me 20 bucks and drinks, fucking hippy.) has two videos worth checking this week.
HEY YOU!!! Don’t forget to vote in the Pepsi Refresh contest, there are some good local entries.
You know what? It’s Friday, let’s close it out with Eyedea & Abilities – Smile