Zombie Pub Crawl Announces When and Where It's Taking Over This Year

Categories: Announcements, WTF
Mike Madison
Each fall, the undead rise and take over a street or two in the Twin Cities in search of brains, beer, and binge drinking. There are also usually a few bands and other shenanigans to enjoy.

Event organizers just announced the official date of the daylong festival. Mark your calendars!

See also:
Zombie Pub Crawl 2014: The Best Looks

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Riddle Room Opens Its Starship for Business

Categories: Nerdery, WTF
Welcome to the Riddle Room. You and 11 other space truckers have found a derelict ship, long thought to be lost. You have responded to a distress call, and your group now has to work together to save the ship before it loses power or you run into a nearby star. 

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Target's Lilly Pulitzer Release Was Black Friday in April

Categories: Fashion, WTF

Fashion from Target's Lilly Pulitzer lookbook
Lilly Pulitzer designs are super popular with southern sororities and senior citizens
The celebrity turnout was glam last week when Target threw a launch party for its Lilly Pulitzer collection. Kate Bosworth, Ellie Kemper, Bella Thorne, and Emmy Rossum were a few of the stars who showed up in the brightly colored, retro pieces.

Things weren't as cool and collected this weekend when items became available for sale. Lines formed hours before stores opened, racks were ravaged in mere minutes, and the website crashed harder than Ticketmaster with a major concert sale. Of course, this led to major shopper meltdowns, and much of it has been documented on social media.

Our summer fashion prediction? There are going to be a lot of people dressed like Boca Raton senior citizens with a golf tee time this season. Let's take a moment to look at some of the best tweets about the fashion carnage.

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Jason Wu Hoarder Sues Target

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Great Scott! Christopher Lloyd Filming in Minnesota

Categories: WTF

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Screenshot from YouTube
Christopher Lloyd is a little like Michael Caine in that he's a working actor who pretty much always has a slew of projects lined up. However, most people probably know him as Dr. Emmett Brown ("Doc") in the Back to the Future series, or from the late-'70s TV show Taxi.

Since late February Lloyd has been spotted in Virginia, Minnesota, posing with fans and patronizing various businesses. He's in town shooting an indie flick through mid-March. The crew is moving to Minneapolis sometime next week.

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Brendan Lauer Is Making 50 Videos Over 50 Weeks

Categories: Art, WTF

Week 42, Locus of Control
Since May 2014, Brendan Lauer has been making a new video every single week. No matter what is going on, he diligently posts one every Friday. Some are under a minute long. Others can be up to six minutes. Regardless of length, so far he's stuck to his goal of producing a new video every week for 50 weeks.

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Which Minneapolis Neighborhood Is One of the Coolest in the U.S.?

Categories: Trendwatch, WTF

Erik Hess
Coolest corn on the cob in the country.
Just about everyone and their mom has been writing love notes to our humble Land of 10,000 Lakes recently, from the Atlantic to Politico. It seems like every week, we're topping another list of what's great, what's cutting edge, and what's working. This week is no exception.

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The Top 10 of the Top 10 Lists That Declared Minnesota Fabulous This Year

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20 Things To Do in the Twin Cities Before You Turn 30

Categories: WTF
Forget about the teen years being an awkward time. For many, that awkward phase goes right on through the 20s. It's an age where you try (and fail at) new things, take risks, and make a fool of yourself. It's an age where it's still socially acceptable to binge drink, to dress in ridiculous outfits, and to bend the rules a little bit.

In honor of the Twin Cities being a great place for singles and young people, we've compiled a list of 20 things you should consider experiencing before you turn 30. Have fun, and bring bail money.

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50 Shades of Grey: A Drinking Game

Categories: WTF
Pink Sherbet Photography; Incase; CurryStrumpet; promo photo
Stock up on Red Vines and popcorn, folks.
This weekend, people will be hitting the theaters in droves for Fifty Shades of Grey, the little Twilight fanfiction that could. And while some horny mega-fans will certainly be there to see their favorite sex scenes -- which would look tame on Game of Thrones or Girls -- brought to the big screen, we bet even more ladies and gents will be there to laugh at a potential train wreck. Though there's nothing here even approaching Showgirls levels of awesomeness, there's still fun to be had.

This game is for everyone who is planning on sneaking a flask or mini bottles of wine into the theater. Because drinking in the dark with friends (or lovers) while taking in a clich├ęd romantic drama is probably one of the more awesome things you can do on Valentine's Day weekend.

See also:
In Fifty Shades of Grey the Sex Is Good, But the Comedy Is Better

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Bedlam hosts Aquarius Cafe, a Celebration of Aquarians

Molly Van Avery
It's the age of Aquarius. Well, the month of Aquarius anyway. Here's a fun fact: There's a bunch of Bedlam staff members who happen to be Aquarians, a.k.a. people born between January 21 and February 19. So they're having a party to celebrate the fact that Saturn is easing up on them for the first time since 2012. But don't worry, it'll be fun even if you're not a true believer. 

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Super Bowl Sunday: A Drinking Game for Non-Sports Fanatics

Categories: WTF
frankieleon, Michelle Tribe, oouinouin
This Sunday is the biggest day in football. Whether or not you you're into sports, chances are high you will be watching it on TV with friends and family. But even though you couldn't care less about the outcome doesn't mean you can't have a good time. We suggest you turn the event into a game of your own. A drinking game. Sports and binge drinking go together like football players and models. Get everyone, football fanatics or not, to play along.

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