Brazil Arrests American Cult Leader on Criminal Sexual Abuse Charges

On Saturday Brazilian authorities announced that they had arrested Victor Arden Barnard. Barnard, 53, was a self-professed minster who headed the River Road Religious Fellowship in Minnesota. » 3/01/15 12:00pm 3/01/15 12:00pm

Jon Voight: Angelina Jolie Should Play Michele Bachmann In a Movie

As the midterm elections draw nigh, so too does the end of of Michele Bachmann's career in the US House of Representatives, and minds shift to what the Minnesota Loon will do in her post-legislative career. Run for President? Go on Fox and get paid to talk out of her ass about Islam, like, as a job? Be the subject of… » 10/28/14 1:40pm 10/28/14 1:40pm

Conservatives Are Lying About Minnesota Transgender Athlete Policy

Conservative groups in Minnesota, including misleadingly named "Child Protection League," have spouted complete and utter crap about a new proposed transgender student-athlete policy from the Minnesota State High School League. The CPL has even taken out a full page transphobic ad in a major state newspaper. » 9/29/14 10:59pm 9/29/14 10:59pm

Planned Parenthood to Offer Birth Control and Counseling Online

Birth control for everyone! Planned Parenthood services are available online if you live in Minnesota and Washington state and need medication and, soon, counseling for sexually transmitted diseases. They’re basically a nurse in your purse. » 9/11/14 10:40am 9/11/14 10:40am

Purple Rain Is 30 Years Old, Prince Wants You To Celebrate

Bow down because this weekend marks the 30th anniversary of the cultural phenomenon that all artists aspire to create but few can attain: Purple Rain. All hail the artist formerly known as the symbol who was formerly known as Prince! » 7/25/14 2:20pm 7/25/14 2:20pm

Jocks Who Secretly Filmed Sex With Teen Girl Score Child Porn Charges

Two players for the top junior hockey league in the US have been charged with making and distributing child pornography after one of them secretly filmed the other having sex with a 15-year-old girl and then sent the video to a bunch of friends via social media, thereby becoming the literal incarnation of the phrase… » 6/25/14 5:40pm 6/25/14 5:40pm

Burglars Butt-Dial 911 in the Middle Of a Robbery

Butt dialing, it happens to everyone. Sometimes you're on the receiving end (I once listened to my cousin try to pick up some "fly honeys" at a bar) and sometimes you're on the giving end. No matter how you slice it, it's always an awkward situation. And it was particularly awkward for two men who tried to rob an auto… » 4/12/14 12:26pm 4/12/14 12:26pm

Minnesota State Representative Sends Racist Tweet About NBA Players

Minnesota Representative Pat Garofalo (R-Farmington) sent this disgusting racist tweet today, proving that he doesn't care much for the NBA and probably a lot of other things. » 3/09/14 8:31pm 3/09/14 8:31pm

89-Year-Old Woman Called 'Flirt' by Nursing Home After Reporting Rape

In a story that's as completely horrifying as it is infuriating, an 89-year-old resident of a senior living home in Northern Minnesota was raped by her caretaker. Her appalling treatment didn't stop there, though: after reporting her assault, she was sent to a psychiatric ward and kept in solitary for three days; she… » 2/25/14 1:00pm 2/25/14 1:00pm

US Not Ready For a Woman President, Says Woman Who Ran For President

Minnesota Congressman Michele Bachmann has issued her edict on the chances Hillary Clinton's theoretical campaign would have during a theoretical 2016 election: not good. Mostly because America simply isn't ready for a female President. I bet the schmucks who donated to Bachmann's 2012 Presidential campaign feel… » 2/20/14 1:30pm 2/20/14 1:30pm

Michele Bachmann: 'I Have Never Done Twerking in My Life'

Michele Bachmann has finally broken her heavy silence on Miley Cyrus's send up of the Minnesota Congressman on last weekend's SNL. She humblebragged about it. » 10/09/13 2:20pm 10/09/13 2:20pm

Mayoral Candidate Promises Not to Go To Strip Clubs... Anymore

Meet Minneapolis Mayoral Candidate Jeff Wagner, who has ambled out of one of Minnesota's 10,000 beautiful lakes to govern the fuck out of the bigger and stinkier of the Twin Cities. » 9/13/13 3:10pm 9/13/13 3:10pm

Why Not Celebrate Your 45th Birthday With a 45-Person Gang Bang?

On my 19th birthday, I spent several hours driving aimlessly around Albuquerque in a blue 1982 Dodge Ram listening to Jimmy Eat World on a Discman before I got lost in the South Valley and stopped to buy cigarettes, which I proceeded smoked so greedily that I threw up in a gravel parking lot. I was a virgin. The… » 8/06/13 4:10pm 8/06/13 4:10pm

The First Gay Couples Who Got Married in Minnesota Will Make You Smile

Even if you've got the cold, bitter heart of someone ruined by years of endless OKCupid dates, photos of gay people getting married always make quick work at melting those icy walls away. Case in point: looking at the many couples that stayed up overnight to be the first to get married in Minnesota, where gay… » 8/01/13 10:25am 8/01/13 10:25am

Adorable Four-Year-Old Mayor Runs for Re-Election

There are many types of mayors. Some mayors are missing a finger. Some mayors smoke crack. Some mayors have weird hair and make sexist jokes. But in the quaint hamlet of Dorset, Minnesota, the mayor is an adorable 4-year-old named Robert "Bobby" Tufts. » 7/10/13 12:10pm 7/10/13 12:10pm

Most Minnesota Story Ever: Mother & Son Steal $5K Worth of Gopher Feet

A mother and son out of Preston, Minnesota are currently being charged with the theft of nearly $5,000 worth of gophers' feet that a local trapper alleges were stolen from his freezer. » 6/19/13 2:15pm 6/19/13 2:15pm

Minnesota About to Become 12th State to Legalize Marriage Equality

Minnesota will most likely become the 12th state to legalize same-sex marriage when Gov. Mark Dayton signs it into law tomorrow. It's a good day for love, folks! » 5/13/13 9:30pm 5/13/13 9:30pm

Real-Life Jeff Winger Lawyer Billed Client for That Time They Had Sex

People joke about all the time about how soulless and awful lawyers are, but sometimes they really are soulless and awful. Case in point: a Minnesota attorney recently faced some serious disciplinary action when it was discovered that he’d taken a page out of Bluth family attorney Barry Zuckerhorn’s lawyerbook and… » 5/12/13 6:00pm 5/12/13 6:00pm

Conservative Lobbyists Realize That Marriage Equality Needs to Happen

A newish vanguard of more reasonable (or realistic) Republican donors is trying to catch up with history by funding lobbying efforts to get GOP lawmakers to support same-sex marriage. That's right, American voters — some Republicans are actually self-aware enough to realize that their party is straddling a chasm of… » 4/28/13 2:30pm 4/28/13 2:30pm

Lena Dunham's Pro-Obama Ad Brought to You by Russia & Satan, Says…

Lena Dunham's pro-doin' it with Obama (voting that is!) ad has made me fall a little bit in love with her and conservatives shoot a little bit of irate steam out of their ears. But no GOP'er freaked out more hilariously than Minnesota Republican party deputy chair Kelly Fenton, who reminded us today that Dunham's ad… » 10/27/12 3:00pm 10/27/12 3:00pm