A Word In Edgewise: ‘Tain’t Funny, McGee!

A friend of mine tells jokes—tells them well—and we usually laugh. “We,” being our group that gathers weekly for beverages and low-stakes wagers concerning the relative values of cardboard rectangles. Recently, he launched into another […]

Alexa in Your Car?

Here is a left-field question: is Alexa the solution to voice recognition technology? This is a question Amazon had to answer when they introduced Alexa three years ago. We often consider the idea when we […]

From the Editor: Hybrid Driver

Nah, I don’t drive a hybrid vehicle, but I’m definitely a hybrid of a driver. I’m part of that Xennial generation—the micro-generation be-tween Gen X and the Millennials. Years ago, our age group was referred […]

Arts Spotlight: 586

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Mixed Blood Theatre, 1501 S 4th St., Minneapolis Through Dec. 3 612-338-6131 www.mixedblood.com Theater for persons with disabilities has made itself felt in the Twin Cities for many […]

Buying A Used Car

Did you know that, on average, over 17 million brand new vehicles are sold in the U.S.A. each year? For a country with over 325 million inhabitants, that is merely a drop in the bucket. […]

Ride Review: 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi has the best-kept secret in the automotive business. It is actually an open secret, but we Americans have been waiting for this to be revealed. What’s the secret? A plug-in hybrid system that actually […]

Drive-In Restaurants

When America came out of World War II, our world and lives changed to what we thought were infinite possibilities. Our ancestors came home from battle to buy homes, cars, furnishings, and the latest appliances. […]

Let the Good (Food) Times Roll!

Warning: This column contains material rated unsuitable for the following audiences: members of a punitive, anti-fun-loving sect; those on a Spartan diet; and any masochist who prefers suffering frostbite to vacationing in sunny Louisiana. Those […]

A Day In The Life: Rebecca Waggoner

Name: Rebecca Waggoner Age: 48 years old…ugh. It’s hard to see that in print. Where did you grow up? Mount Vernon, Arkansas. A town of 150 people, one combination gas station/feed store, and several churches. […]

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