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Local up-and-coming comedian K Jay performing at Sam’s Grill




There’ll still be plenty of fireworks left after the 4th of July, only they’ll be explosions of audience laughter at the That’s So Funny Comedy Show Friday, July 5 in Bloomington. The show will be headlined by Damon Williams (Comedy Central, BET’s Comic View), with host Boima Freeman and featuring someone you truly want to watch out for, rising Twin Cities star K Jay the Comedian ( Few fields are harder to break into than show business — that goes without saying. However, staying in entertainment and establishing a solid presence, is tougher yet. As poet-rocker Jackson Browne once sang, “It ain’t bad work if you can get it. Continue Reading →

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Rasta Republican is Ron Paul devotee



By Dwight Hobbes

Contributing Writer


David Daniels arguably is the oddest duck in the Twin Cities political pond. You couldn’t imagine a less likely Republican. In 2009, Black, dreadlocked, and a devotee of Rastafarianism, Daniels was elected vice chair of the 4th Congressional District for the GOP in St. Paul. He didn’t get to serve the full term. Continue Reading →

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