Posts Tagged ‘saint paul’

Timelapse: 2010 Minnesota Blizzard

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

On December 10, 2010, 20 inches of snow fell on the Twin Cities. Here’s how it looked. Found at YouTube from mbrenengen.

A Xyloexplosive Device, a.k.a. A Stick Bomb

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

Xyloexplosive devices (i.e. stick bombs) are a much cooler kind of domino toppling. Xylo is from the Greek and pertains to wood, so literally xyloexplosive means “explosive wood.” This is the world’s largest stick bomb. Found at YouTube from lunatim via Boing Boing.

Reserved, White Minnesotans Rock YouTube With Their Wedding Entrance Dance

Friday, July 24th, 2009

More than 1.5 million views thus far! This video of the entrance for a wedding held in Saint Paul, Minnesota has gone utterly viral:

Punch Neapolitan Pizza Oven In Action

Thursday, June 12th, 2008

I am a huge fan of the restaurants here in the Twin Cities (and they also happen to be a client of my employer). They are one of the few places outside of Italy that serves genuine Neapolitan pizza. The pizza’s are baked in a wood-fired oven that is stoked to 800 degrees and, as a result, the pizza’s are done in 90 seconds. They are absolutely delicious (be sure to order your pizza with the !)

This is video that demonstrates just how fast the pizza’s are baked. You can almost smell them:

Spamalot – Find Your Grail

Saturday, August 11th, 2007

‘s is here in Saint Paul. It’s very good; there’s a good mixture of entire scenes from the movie for those who haven’t seen the movie or don’t know it by heart; and for those of us who’ve seen the movie a zillion times, there’s plenty of original material to keep us interested and entertained.

One of the best parts of the musical is the song . The whole scene is patterned after a , complete with some of the actors waving signs reading "Support our Troops." Nice touch.

A Prairie Home Companion Trailers

Friday, June 9th, 2006

The film opens today. The movie, of course, was filmed here in St. Paul and is a fictionalization of the behind the scenes of ‘s radio show, . The movie stars Keillor himself as well as , , , , , , , , and .

This first trailer is from at :

This trailer is twice as long (from at ):

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