Eat & Drink
August 13
Izzy's Ice Cream is expanding its supermarket reach -- and being made in Madison, Wisconsin.

Minnesota-based Izzy's ice cream is now made in — gasp! — Wisconsin

Izzy's takes production to Wisconsin in push to become regional brand.
TV & Media
August 13
Akili McDowell and Phylicia Rashad in “David Makes Man.”

TV picks for Aug. 14: 'Danny's House,' 'Alternate Endings,' 'David Makes Man'

The farewell The title of “Alternate Endings: Six New Ways to Die in America” says it all. The documentary shares stories from a half-dozen different…
Home & Garden
August 13
A house sparrow enthusiastically bathes. Birds need water for bathing, to help hold parasites in check, and they need water for hydration, simply to s

What does climate change portend for birds?

Bird territories are likely to shift north as birds struggle to adapt to altered habitats.
Variety
August 13
Challenge to Twin Cities theater artists: Create a musical in 24 hours

Challenge to Twin Cities theater artists: Create a musical in 24 hours

The area premiere of the Broadway concept features A-list actors such as Sally Wingert and Michelle Barber and benefits the University of Minnesota Duluth.
TV & Media
August 13
David Schwimmer, Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry, Lisa Kudrow and Matt LeBlanc in "Friends."

'Friends' will be there for you — in theaters

Sitcom will celebrate 25th anniversary by showing 12 episodes in movie theaters.
Variety
August 13

Hax: Girlfriend has same name as ex-mistress

Adapted from a recent online discussion.   Dear Carolyn: My boyfriend used to be married to “Mandy,” with whom he has two children. He had…
August 13
Heather Donahue in the 1999 movie “The Blair Witch Project.”

'Blair Witch Project' was a product of its time

Now 20, it seems unlikely that its filmmakers' tactics could work today.
Stage & Arts
August 13
Laura Wertheim Joseph

Minnesota Museum of American Art's new curator: 'There are widespread calls to decolonize museums'

Macalester alum Laura Wertheim Joseph brings broad arts experience to Minnesota Museum of American Art.
Home & Garden
August 13
Renovated 1905 English Tudor style estate still boasts century-old character in Victoria.

Once a stone horse stable, this home near Lake Minnetonka going for $2.1M

A top-to-bottom renovation of the English Tudor revealed amazing stone walls.
Music
August 12
Bob Dylan and Louie Kemp hanging out in 1972.

10 things we learned about Bob Dylan from his friend's book

Bob Dylan's story has been told many times, but not by someone who knew the international icon as just a northern Minnesota kid at heart.
Books
August 12

Reviews: 'Maybe You Should Talk to Someone,' by Lori Gottlieb, and 'At Briarwood School for Girls,' by Michael Knight

Maybe You Should Talk to Someone By Lori Gottlieb. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 412 pages, $28.)   Few mysteries are more intoxicating than what goes on…
Variety
August 12
A rabbit peeked at the Mississippi River. Caleb Smith hopes to keep his rabbit island rustic, “like the Boundary Waters,” he said.

Minnesota teen buys an island in the Mississippi for his beloved bunnies

On a Mississippi River isle, a teenager has created a haven for his beloved bunnies, and a healing place for humans.
August 12
Morgan Mandriota, who is giving podcasting another go after a doomed project, at home in Holtsville, N.Y., on Long Island, June 10, 2019.

Are there too many podcasts? 'It's like the business of me'

Seriously, you don't have a podcast? With 3,000 new ones each month, we're being overwhelmed.
August 12
Former President Bill Clinton.

FX show 'American Crime Story' takes on Clinton impeachment

Monica Lewinsky will be a producer for FX series.
August 12
Claire Lombardo

Debut novel 'The Most Fun We Ever Had' shows a Midwest family in continual crisis

FICTION: A secret child and relentless other dramas propel riveting debut novel.
Home & Garden
August 12

Frank Lloyd Wright Jr. house in Minnetonka to be razed to make way for luxury homes

"So-so" modern '60s home, designed by the famed architect's son, will soon be the site of 13 new luxury homes.
Celebrities
August 12
“I’m going to have a good time, that’s for sure,” said actor Jerry O’Connell about his new talk show.

C.J.: Jerry O'Connell gets support from Wendy Williams for talk show

"Jerry O' " show began a three-week test run Monday on Fox.
TV & Media
August 12

TV talk-show highlights Aug. 13

Morning9 a.m.Live With Kelly and Ryan Jimmy Kimmel, Yara Shahidi, Gwendoline Christie. (KSTP, Ch. 5)Late night10:35 p.m.Lights Out With David Spade Dennis Miller,…
TV & Media
August 12
Stand-up comic Aida Rodriguez and Tiffany Haddish in “Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready.”

TV picks for Aug. 13: 'Tiffany Haddish: They Ready,' 'Free Meek,' 'Mysteries Decoded'

Tiffany collection"Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready" gives the red-hot comic an opportunity to spotlight some of her peers still waiting for their big breaks.…
August 12

Solace and salvation in the Marvel Universe, at 12 cents a comic book

As writer read and reread Marvels, he was transported to other, better worlds.
Movies