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Quinton Skinner

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Quinton Skinner is a writer and editor based in the Twin Cities. A former senior editor of Minnesota Monthly, he held the same post at Twin Cities METRO and 
has written for major national and local publications. He is the co-founder of Logosphere Storysmiths and author of several novels, including his latest, Odd One Out.

Is There a Cost to Prioritizing Safety in the Performing Arts?

Trigger warnings, intimacy coaches, and COVID-19 restrictions orbit a new understanding of the word ’safety’ on local stages
VeeCon mural at US Bank Stadium

VeeCon Review: Is It Real or Is It …?

The virtual world of NFTs makes for a real-world get-together

What Is Cryotherapy—Other Than Very, Very Cold?

A trip to a "cold therapy" chamber in Roseville takes in the purported benefits
The internet-famous Nyan Cat in

The Real NFT Question: Can Data Be Art?

NFTs will have their Minneapolis moment at VeeCon in May

These Groups Want to Change Minnesota Philanthropy from the Inside

Not your top-down model of charity, the Philanthropic Collective to Combat Anti-Blackness & Realize Racial Justice aims to overhaul what it means to give back

How We’re Combating Substance Abuse’s Deadly Link to COVID-19

Overdoses have increased since the pandemic began, says Allina Health physician Katherine Katzung

Delayed Cancer Screenings Have Caused a COVID-19 Ripple Effect

Telemedicine has made some things easier, but experts are concerned at-risk patients are becoming leery of hospital settings
Martin Luther King after his assassination in 1968

How Times of Crisis Have Defined Minnesota

From early tragedies to COVID-19 and George Floyd, the state’s story of resilience is still being written