For movie fans, there are two distinct seasons: awards season and summer. Some people consider them the respective high and low points of the year. These people are killjoys. Though Hollywood studios’ continuing habit for holding their most “important” releases until November and December grates, at least the payoff is some of the finest, biggest dumb entertainment that obscene budgets can buy. There’s nothing wrong with a little escapism, as the ten movies I feature here prove.
For movie fans, there are two distinct seasons: awards season and summer. Some people consider them the respective high and low points of the year. These people are killjoys.
The fun factor is pretty high at the exhibit that just opened at the Minnesota History Center: Toys of the 50s, 60s and 70s (or as a History Center staffer put it, “From the Cold War to Star Wars”).
You may not know his name, but you’ve almost certainly played his game. Charles “Chuck” Foley, the Minnesota man who invented Twister, passed away on July 1. He was 82 years old.
The Minnesota man whose Twister game launched decades of awkward social interactions at parties has died at the age of 82. Charles “Chuck” Foley died July 1 at a care facility in the Minneapolis suburb of St. Louis Park.
NBA superstar Kevin Durant, of the Oklahoma City Thunder, was court side on Tuesday in Minneapolis, watching Monica Wright of the Lynx take on Connecticut. Durant calls Oklahoma City his “home” and said he drives through the city most affected by Monday’s massive tornado damage – Moore – all the time.
We have a follow-up to the tragic story of a Mentor, Minnesota man who was killed when a tornado struck his gas station.