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Brad Cook

Minneapolis, MN
Commenter for
7 years 10 weeks

Recent Comments

Posted on 10/02/09 at 07:15 am in response to Star Tribune hires freelancers to drain comment cesspool

You also can't say Michele Bachmann is "cuccoo for cocoapuffs."

Posted on 02/21/08 at 09:59 am in response to For sale: The Rake

The American Heritage Dictionary defines a rake as, "An immoral or dissolute person; a libertine," which is why I've always been disappointed in that painfully middle-of-the-road magazine. They occasionally run some interesting pieces -- especially now that they employ some Strib & CP castoffs -- but they consistently fail to live up to their name. Perhaps a better moniker would have been, "Harmless Gardening Implement."

Posted on 11/17/07 at 12:06 pm in response to Urban designers: Minneapolis should dump skyways

Since eliminating the skyways altogether is unrealistic, a compromise solution might be to improve access between the street & the skyway. This would reduce the sense of social stratification that many people feel the skyway represents, and it would facilitate the bi-level shopping experience that the Mayor's office and retailers crave.