Tales of the Idiot


Posts Tagged "culture"

Replacing the Replacements

There is a new book out called “The Replacements: All Over But the Shouting: An Oral History” by Minneapolis super writer Jim Walsh, Its been making a lot of head lines here in my hometown, well because it’s the Replacements and it’s their hometown too. Here they are the stuff of legend, but I guess […]

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the birth of the….eh, I got nothing

The problem with being an essayist is that you need a constant supply of topics, then of course you need a fresh perspective on them. Then of course there are the days that you have zero inspiration or good ideas. Well in fairness I have had plenty of good ideas just not for the blog. […]

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When gameshows were truly insane

I am such a Cage fan, Silence was a huge book in my universe. Some of what he did is genius some of it is crap, this is of the former.This footage is off of “What’s My Line” a game show where b-list celebrities, try to guess peoples secrets. its hard to imagine this happing […]

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I wasn’t born in a small town, so it’s proablly not where they will bury me

I spend a lot of time in small towns, my wife teaches classes for a sophisticated high end beauty company and she spend her weekends going to smaller cities across the Midwest teaching them technique. If I want to spend any time with her I tag along. The irony of course is when we were […]

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  • a little about me…

    A man of many lives-some know Strouth as the filmmaker who behind the documentary "Unconvention: a Mix Tape from St. Paul" about the 2008 RNC, and M-80, some as a writer, or as a producer and musician and then of course their is the whole getting a kidney transplant over Facebook and Twitter thing.
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