12/18 Morning Communiqué
CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
In Flames, Roe Family Singers, and Bizarre are just a few of the acts playing around town tonight. Check out Chuck Terhark's City Planner at Culture To Go for a complete itinerary.
Brit Robson breaks down a difficult weekend for the Wolves at Balls.
THESE DAYS (IN THE LAB EDITION)
The stimulation of hunger, Yale Medical School researchers announced, causes mice to take in information more quickly, and to retain it better, and that's very likely to be true for humans as well.
Researchers from the University of California at San Francisco have found that neural stem cells repair damaged brain tissue in laboratory mice far better than previously believed.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Jessica Hopper is a City Pages contributor who also blogs about live music, Joan Didion, etiquette regarding riding on a wheelchair-bound person's lap, and gerbils in toilet tubes at tinyluckygenius aka the Unicorn's tear.
It's not Christmastime without a little tune from the Jingle Cats
Find yourself on the Map of the Internet
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"You could go through her drawers, closets, medicine cabinets, and even her garage. People were rifling through her lingerie closet..."
— Star reporter Jessica Schimmel, cover Tori Spelling's recent yard sale