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City Pages: The black depths of Harry Hayward, murderous rogue of Minneapolis
Here’s how Harry Hayward tells the story of the best night of his life.
WTIP: Sean Sherman on The Roadhouse
Sean Sherman is an Oglala Lakota chef and founder of The Sioux Chef. His new cookbook, "The Sioux Chef's Indigenous Kitchen," shares award-winning recipes, stories and wisdom, and was named one of the best cookbooks of 2017 by NPR, Smithsonian Magazine, and more. Jay spoke recently with Sean about his book and his work.
The Ring of Fire Network: America’s Gutless Judiciary Brings Havoc For Consumers
Mike Papantonio talks with author Roberta Walburn about the story of a former judge that once brought a corrupt fortune 500 company into bankruptcy.
Heirloom Gardener: Different Types of Wild Greens with Pesto Recipe
Add zest to salads and pesto by using wild greens found in your backyard. Recipe from The Sioux Chef's Indigenous Kitchen.
Heirloom Gardener: Different Types of Beans with Three Sisters Mash Recipe
Learn about different types of beans and its role in Native American cuisine. Recipe from The Sioux Chef's Indigenous Kitchen.
Glasgow Review of Books: Whose Anthropocene?
Failure Magazine: When the Hills Are Gone
Thomas W. Pearson on the impact of frac sand mining—in western Wisconsin and beyond.
A History of Haptics: Electric Eels to an Ultimate Display
HaptX interviews David Parisi.
My North—Episode 49: Dudley Riggs
Most people know Dudley Riggs as the man who brought improv comedy to Minnesota and as the founder of Minnesota’s now-famous Brave New Workshop. He put down roots here because he found, as he says, the right kind of audience.
De Groene Amsterdammer: Blockchain in the polder
Society embraces 'blockchain', the disruptive technology behind money alternatives such as bitcoin. But do we also embrace the radical ideals and assumptions behind them?
Finmag: Bitcoin and the government are friends
Golumbia explores the ideological starting points of the most visible part of criminals: hence the aging resistance to central banking and the state as such, to centralization and inflation. He well reminds that bitcoin is centralized in its way, with roughly half of all value being held by thousands of owners who can manipulate the market with sophisticated business tricks, and that bitcoin has experienced inflation or hyperinflation several times.
'A valuable look into the rarely written about world of the Great Lakes salvage business'
Michigan in Books blog reviews THE SALVAGER.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Book gives rare glimpse of wilderness travel in the early 1900s in the Northwoods
They called themselves “the Gang,” and in the early 1900s the group of men and boys would leave town for wilderness canoe trips and an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life.
KUMD: MN Reads / Andrea Swensson
Minnesota Reads is produced at KUMD with funding provided in part by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
City Pages: 5 intoxicating drinking books
Includes Doug Hoverson's LAND OF AMBER WATERS.
Marie Claire: How women in gaming are changing the male-dominated narrative
Includes authors Shira Chess and Adrienne Shaw.
Twin Cities Live: Pickled Cranberries
From SAVORY SWEET by Beth Dooley and Mette Nielsen.
507 Magazine: Where did Minneapolis' sound come from?
Reaching into the late 50s, this powerful book captures the essence of Minnesota’s musical legacy.
Places: Prop and Property
The house in American cinema, from the plantation to Chavez Ravine. An excerpt from 'Spectacle of Property' by John David Rhodes.
WUWM: 'Lewd Looks' Frames Salacious 1960s Films As Meaningful History
It was in 1957 when the New York Board of Appeals ruled that nudity was no longer equal to obscenity in movies. From those decisions, a genre of film known as “sexploitation” emerged.