A state lawmaker wants Minnesota to have a state color to honor Prince and a bill so stating will probably pass, given that lawmakers love to pass official symbol legislation.
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There’ve been plenty of rock acts singing Purple Rain over the last couple of days. On Saturday night at Barclay Center in Brooklyn, Bruce Springsteen walked out to start his concert and didn’t say a word before launching into Prince’s signature song. Read more →
This might be the most powerful and insightful interview yet about Prince. Read more →
This was, the experts say, a beautiful ad placed in the nation’s newspapers today in the wake of the death of Prince. The consensus is this tweet from 3M hit the mark, thanks mostly to a well-placed teardrop. Or maybe it was rain. pic.twitter.com/yOTo1USL8o — 3M (@3M) April 21, 2016 But this one, from General Read more →
Who represents us now? Who puts the bounce in Minnesota’s step. Who’s left to declare to the world that Minnesota matters? Read more →
I can’t say I was ever a huge Prince fan. I was never music literate enough, I didn’t experience his evolution the way people in Minnesota did, and I’m not of the right generation, even though somewhere in the boxes of old vinyl albums, there’s a Purple Rain album I listened to once or twice. Read more →
Judging by the consistently fawning coverage of Prince in the local media, it’s against some sort of law to point out that he can be rather a fool from time to time.
This is one of those times.
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I’ll be with you in a moment, I’m just checking ‘post a Prince concert without getting served with a court order’ off my bucket list. Read more →
You had to know there was a great story behind these tweets yesterday from Star Tribune reporter Libor Jany of basketball-playing Prince. Read more →