Linda Ronstadt has revealed that she can no longer sing a note; she has Parkinson’s. She ushered in a pretty fair era in music in the late ’60s and early’70s, along with James Taylor, Carole King, and the Eagles: folk rock. She was the decade’s highest-paid female singer and it wasn’t because of the high-glitz Read more →
It’s a shame so much attention in Minnesota is being paid to a royal baby because it risks missing the passing of a true legend in the state. Rosalie Wahl, first woman on the Minnesota Supreme Court, died this morning. She was regarded as the “founding mother” of female attorneys in the state. She could’ve Read more →
Maybe if we loved our iconic places more when they’re still here, we wouldn’t have to mourn their demise. Read more →
Don’t let us down, apple pie. You’re all we’ve got left. Read more →
How we teach the teachers. The dog tags go home to a Minnesota native. Remembering Roy Grow. Why are men so fragile? And should we require deposits on cigarette butts? Read more →
Allan Arbus, the actor who played the psychiatrist on M*A*S*H was 95 years old.
Be nice around your elders today. A piece of their childhood just got ripped away.
It’s enough to make a baseball fan weep.
Rex Trailer died last night and Minnesotans probably don’t know who he was. But every kid in America had a Rex Trailer in his/her life.
The end of the Field of Dreams is at hand.
Sen. Daniel Inouye has died.
Keillor again avoids the question of retirement.
There are worse ways to spend a life than playing ping pong.
Dave Brubeck has died. The jazz pianist was 91.