This week, it's back to the city. Minneapolis Specifically. Sorry St. Paul. We still love you anyway. This is another longer one! Stay with us.
- In case you live under a radio land rock, don't feel bad! Most of us do. RadioLab. This American Life.
- Kathryn retracts her statement about General Mills & Pillsburry. Croissants/Cheerios forever.
- Tim was right. There was nothing out west way back in the day. Nothing at all. (Grand Canyon, Rocky Mountains, Yosemite, Sequoias)
- Kathryn has committed the logical fallacy of ignoratio elenchi in her appeal to the natural wonders of the Western US as a means of disproving Tim's objectively true point that the population and economic centers of the US resided east of the Mississippi in the 1800s. Please note.
- Tim has committed the social faux pas of Doubebagi Correctingsi. Please note.
- Kathryn stinks. Write it down.
- In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theater
- Fringe Festival
- "What's the skywalk?" you say?
- A descriptive editorial discussing the Somali population in Minneapolis
- Minneapolis was ranked the gayest city in America by Advocate.com. How about that?
- Do you want to compare loads of employment and labor data from Minneapolis / St. Paul with loads of employment and labor data from various other metros around the US? Yes, you do. Of course you do.
- This is also where we learned that Minneapolis is the third most literate city in the US (based on a number of factors, including libraries, bookstores, and newspaper readership).
- An awesome New York Times article from 1890: "Fighting Over The Census - St. Paul Jealous of Minneapolis and Charges Fraud". Those were the days...
- A report filed for the Minnesota Historical Society, Archeology of the Central Minneapolis Riverfront. Way more interesting than it sounds! Also, how could you ever get enough Scott F. Anfinson?
A graph of flour production, lumber productionand population from the Scott F. Anfinson report. Lumber drops off really sharply on 1920, but we just can't figure out why!
Music by: Continental