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How to get cast on 'Love Is Blind'

Backstage details what it takes to be a contestant on "Love Is Blind."
10 of the best movies about the Olympics
Casino Bonus CA identified the 10 best-made and historically rich films about the Olympics, with stories of underdogs, high stakes, and hope.
Celebrities who you may not know are serious golfers
PrimePutt compiled a list of celebrities who you may not know are serious golfers using reports from Golf Monthly, Golf.com, and more.
With Beyoncé's 'Cowboy Carter,' Black country music fans are front and center, at last
The 19th reports on Beyoncé's country album, the latest effort in a long fight to disrupt the erasure of history in the genre.

20 iconic rock songs written on the spot

Stacker compiled a list of 20 iconic rock songs written on the spot, consulting historical records, music charts, and magazine interviews.

The 10 most shocking underdog wins at the Oscars, based on odds

VegasSlotsOnline looked at betting odds data from Sports Odds History to determine the biggest Best Picture underdog winners in Oscars history.

10 highly anticipated shows to satisfy every type of reality TV fan

Using information from news reports, OLBG has created a list of 10 of the most highly anticipated reality TV shows premiering in 2024.

Movies and TV shows casting across the US

Backstage compiled a list of movies and TV shows casting across the US.

The 20 greatest Best Picture nominees that don't get enough credit

Casino Bonus CA looked at all films nominated for Best Picture and narrowed the list to those that didn't win and had under 50,000 votes on IMDb.

AROUND THE NEIGHBORHOOD
‘‘Thresholds’ is supposed to explain to multiple audiences how the autistic brain comprehends and takes in sight, sound, smell and touch as opposed to the non-autistic brain,” said Michael Wolfe.
Show combines neurodiversity, art and science
Anxiety, restlessness, being a superpower and feeling free and unchained are some of the emotions Saint Paul actor Michael Wolfe experiences while waiting for a bus. Wolfe, who identifies as a …
Anna Sharratt of Twin Cities Makers Circle remarked, “The way I studied craft in Sweden, it’s used to challenge gender stereotypes, and to talk about how you can make or repair things you might otherwise buy.
Get creative with Twin Cities Makers Circle
Longfellow resident, handcrafter, and entrepreneur Anna Sharratt is offering up all kinds of fun classes through her new business. In her Twin Cities Makers Circle (TCMC) classes, participants use …
Lidiia (last name not being used for safety), a school principal, has collaborated with Sarah Friedman on several projects to help people in Ukraine, including an art sale.
Art from war-torn Ukraine
Ukrainian students stuck in a war are still daring to create.  Through a fundraiser organized by Nokomis East Neighborhood Association Communications Manager Sarah Friedman, people can buy …
Mark Rivard, at right, holds up the first skateboard art he drew with a sharpie. Next to him, his mom, Lorelli Byrne, holds up an iconic piece he did on another skateboard. (Photo by Tesha M. Christensen)
Disrupting education with skateboards, art, and experiential learning
By Eric Ortiz Mark Rivard is not your typical educator. He never went to college. He was not that good a student in high school. And he calls himself “uneducated.” But he has found a …
Minnesota comedian and activist Lizz Winstead is the subject of the documentary
‘No One Asked You’ mixes abortion and comedy
Award-winning documentary filmmaker Ruth Leitman calls her latest film “The Lovely Beast.” “It was a beast and a bear to make,” she reflected. Her film, “No …
Entertainment 2023
15 of the most inspiring actor comebacks of all time
Stacker used The Hollywood Reporter, Vanity Fair, and more online sources to compile a list of 15 inspiring actor comeback stories.
20 hit songs you may not know were written by music icons
Stacker compiled 20 hit songs between 1960 and today that were written by someone other than the singer, using various sources.
5 tech advancements sports venues have added since your last event
Uniqode compiled a list of technologies adopted by stadiums, arenas, and other major sporting venues in the past few years.
10 pop culture moments that destigmatized weed
Stacker takes a look at 10 pop culture moments that destigmatized weed, using a variety of sources such as IMDb, CannabisNow, KQED, and more.
10 celebrities who have broken into the cannabis business
Stacker researched and created this list of 10 celebrities who have found success within the growing cannabis industry thus far.
AROUND THE NEIGHBORHOOD
Milkweed owner Brenda Ingersoll serves Ronnie Hartman coffee and a donut as part of the Too Good To Go program that pairs customers with surplus unsold food at restaurants for lower prices.
Get cheaper food to go
Had a tough day at work and don’t feel like cooking, but don’t want to pay the price for the family to eat out? Too Good to Go (TGTG) may solve your problem, and enlist your help in …
(Left to right) Mahmoud Rahman, Jack Thoresen, Aurora Quinn, Asmat Ali, and Hafsa Islam of Curry in a Hurry.
Stepping Up
It has been over three years since Gandhi Mahal, a well-known and popular restaurant at 3009 27th Ave. S. in Minneapolis, was burned down during the social uprising following the death of George …
Patricia Neal works with children to tend their neighborhood sponsored garden.
Local model for an urban CSA
“Four years ago, I realized we needed a model for an urban CSA,” says Craig Neal, founder and chief gardener of the Neighborhood Sponsored Garden (NSG) located in a backyard on Beard Ave. …
Some 40 years after Belai Mergia (left) escaped from war-torn Ethiopia, he, the dreamer, and Rahel, the culinary artist who dreamt with him, offer sumptuous meals in a restaurant where patrons are invited to dine in or take out. And enjoy.
Grit, resolve and a restaurant
When 18-year-old Belai Mergia walked through the jungle from Ethiopia to Sudan in 1984, he didn’t picture a restaurant named Selam in his future. Belai had hired two guides yet feared that they …
Sheila and Reid Nelson own Vegan East, which recently opened at 5501 34th Ave. S. Sheila handles the baking and Reid the business side. (Photo submitted)
All of the delicious with none of the guilt
I want to announce that I am writing this article with one hand. Why? Because I am eating a cookie dough cupcake with the other one. I wanted to put the cupcake down, but I can’t. So… …

The most popular US poker players of all time

Clubs Poker compiled a ranking of the most popular U.S. poker players of all time using unique page view data since Jan. 1, 2008, from The Hendon Mob.

Taylor Swift’s homage to Clara Bow

One track on Taylor Swift’s new album, “The Tortured Poets Department,” honors a long-celebrated, oft-miscast heroine of American feminism: actress Clara Bow. As historians of the 1920s, we’ve studied Bow’s fame and her cultural legacy.

How reality dating TV shows have changed since the 1960s

OLBG hit rewind on reality dating TV shows to discover just how much they've changed over the last six decades, using news reports and studies.

The prison soul band that opened for Stevie Wonder

The Marshall Project looks back at when more Americans saw incarcerated people as more than their crimes—and the soul/funk band The Power of Attorney flourished.

20 panned movies that went on to become cult classics

Stacker combed through film history to highlight 20 films that received mixed-to-negative reviews upon release but were eventually reappraised.

The most important voice on Beyoncé’s new album
Country musician Linda Martell at her home in South Carolina in 2021. Sean Rayford/Getty Images One of the most impressive parts of Beyoncé’s new album, “ Cowboy Carter ,” is her roster of …
Survey reveals Hollywood's 10 most popular celebrities
Way.com uses Statista data to find out which famous celebs are most popular.
5 celebrities famous for throwing epic parties
From costume balls to Christmas Eve soirées, Peerspace compiled a list of five epic parties and the celebrities who threw them.
10 celebrities who you may not know are serious poker players
Clubs Poker compiled a list of 10 celebrities you may not know are serious poker players, using data from The Hendon Mob.
20 of the most prolific showrunners in TV history
Casino Bonus CA compiled a list of 20 of the most prolific showrunners in TV history, using various sources such as news articles and TV archives.