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  1. Kim Jong-un: North Korea's 'Great Successor,' Sports Fan

    Jon Dolan

    You wouldn't want to party with him, but at least the Grim Reaper has a sense of irony. Not 24 hours after the death of Czech dissident-turned-president Vaclav Havel, possibly the greatest anti-Communist revolutionary of the 20th century, we learned ...

    Blog | December 19, 2011
  2. Minnesota Basketball: Waiting for Tubby

    Jon Dolan

    One of my top five opening lines in a novel belongs to Samuel Beckett's darkly comic dagger-turn of a debut, Murphy: "The sun shone, having no alternative, on the nothing new." Don't that just sum about 78.4 percent of it up? It certainly does if the...

    Blog | December 14, 2011
  3. Adventures in Revisionist History: Big Ten Edition

    Jon Dolan

    If you love football and hate reality, then make sure to tune into the Big Ten Network tonight at 9 Eastern for the latest installment in its Icons series. Tonight's Icon is legendary Nebraska Cornhuskers coach Tom Osborne. It promises to be a fascin...

    Blog | November 01, 2011
  4. Beavis and Butt-Head Recap: Back on the Couch

    Jon Dolan

    Ya know, I gotta say — and I don't want to sound petty here at all — but it's really nice to see how some people can keep up their looks after all these years. With these '90s nostalgia reunion things you usually take what you can get: Th...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  5. Unkool Thing: Notes on the Split of Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon and ...

    Jon Dolan

    Whyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy! The news on Friday night that Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore had split up after 27 years of marriage was for indie rock fans like having a rock thrown through your bedroom window. The coolness and longevity...

    Blog | October 17, 2011
  6. Radiohead Cancels, Jeff Mangum Surfaces

    Jon Dolan

    Radiohead didn't show up to play the Occupy Wall Street protests, as was rumored late last week. But Jeff Mangum of Neutral Milk Hotel did. It's a little like expecting the 82nd Airborne Division and getting the Luxembourg Navy, and that makes it all...

    Blog | October 06, 2011
  7. Jon Dolan on the breakup of R.E.M.

    Jon Dolan

    Looking back on 31 years, 15 albums, and a band like no other.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2011