| Jan 4, 2011
| 2:29 AM
Doesn’t it seem like everybody in the world is weighing in with their official “Best of the Year” list? Yeah, well, here’s mine. Here are my Top Picks, Can’t Miss ‘Em, and Go Back and Find Them Books for 2010....
| Jul 15, 2011
| 9:27 AM
2.5 stars (out of 4)
Besides his not-insignificant role in Rage Against the Machine as one of the most innovative guitarists of the last 20 years, Tom Morello has had a long history as an activist. It’s part of his family’s DNA; his...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 11:09 AM
Whether it was people wanting to help a stranger...
"I think it's a good cause to support this gentleman," says rider John Dudley.
Rider Joe Hill agrees, "We come out to support the Bennett boy."
.. or friends hoping to shoulder the burden..
| Oct 26, 2011
| 4:28 PM
Joe Hill, a radical labor activist and songwriter who was executed by a firing squad nearly 96 years ago in Utah, is remembered not for a song he wrote, but for one written about him and popularized by Joan Baez:
"I never died" said (Joe),
| Nov 29, 2011
| 2:44 PM
"Vikings in the Attic: In Search of Nordic America"
University of Minnesota Press, $22.95
Scandinavian culture, to use a Swedish slant, is more than hardtack and herring.
Eric Dregni grew up fourth-generation Scandinavian in Minnesota of mostly...
| Jan 29, 2009
Neil, meet Neil.
Neil Jordan will direct an adaptation of writer Neil Gaiman's "The Graveyard Book," according to Variety. "The Graveyard Book," winner of the 2009 Newbery Medal, is an update of "The Jungle Book" in which young orphan Nobody Owens is...