Today, Minneapolis’s own Carrie Mesrobian took to MPR’s THE DAILY CIRCUIT to talk about her much-lauded young adult book SEX & VIOLENCE. In the introduction, the host Kerri Miller talked in general about young adult fiction and parents’ concern over CONTENT—i.e. sex and language, framing the…
The Hooper-Bowler-Hillstrom house in Belle Plaine, Minnesota, features a five-hole, two-story outhouse that was built in the late 19th century (by Bowler, natch). It’s just an oddity now, but think of getting out of bed in a deep Minnesota winter and going downstairs, putting your jacket and boots and hat on, and running across the yard. That little skyway to relief starts to look pretty luxurious.
You know how people buy drinks for girls in bars? Why can’t people do that in book stores? Like if I’m looking at a novel in Barnes and Noble and some person walks up to me and strikes up a conversation and offers to buy the book for me there is a lot better chance of that working out in their favor
I’m going to reblog this until it’s a cultural norm.
That would be awesome.
Parking. Parking. Parking. No matter what we’re talking about in the Twin Cities, it seems like we’re talking about parking. Debates about the future of Selby and Snelling are pivoting around the question of parking: when the new customers and residents come, where will all their…
Just lower the computer shelf for me, and I’ll get to work.
“We define ourselves as a nation of immigrants. That’s who we are — in our bones. The promise we see in those who come here from every corner of the globe, that’s always been one of our greatest strengths. It keeps our workforce young. It keeps our country on the cutting edge. And it’s helped…
Coordinate all your social media platforms.