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Who plays the mobster at the beginning of this Prince video?

The guy disparaging Minnesota at the start of "Cream" looks so familiar, was he on Star Trek: The Next Generation?
posted by johngoren on Jan 4, 2017 - 9 answers

Nova Scotia/Halifax/Prince Edward Island Visit: WINTER EDITION

My boyfriend and I are visiting Nova Scotia/Halifax/Prince Edward Island from December 26-December and are looking for winter-specific ideas of things to do and places to see. [more inside]
posted by knownassociate on Oct 3, 2016 - 6 answers

What is the sexiest Prince album?

I need to know by tomorrow night. Thanks.
posted by latkes on Apr 29, 2016 - 16 answers

Who is the 90's kid's Bowie/Prince?

I'll delineate more under the fold, but in brief: Who were the world-opening figures in music (or arts generally) that got into the ears, hearts and minds of the kids born ~1985 and there after? [more inside]
posted by Cold Lurkey on Apr 22, 2016 - 94 answers

Prince, I would die 4 u, Final Fantasy video

There was a video I loved on YouTube that featured Prince's I would die 4 u song, but was made up of clips from Final Fantasy. I loved it, was telling a coworker about it, and now I can't find it. Looking for leads... HOPE ME!
posted by one4themoment on May 15, 2013 - 8 answers

I can't find a great article I read online about Prince.

Some time ago - it was several years ago - I read an article online about Prince. It was a piece written by a person (a man, I'm pretty sure) who - I think - was trying to make a film or documentary about him. [more inside]
posted by Hartham's Hugging Robots on Jan 9, 2013 - 5 answers

If that ain't Lake Minnetonka in "Purple Rain," which lake is it?

In 1984's "Purple Rain," Prince famously tells Apollonia to purify herself in the waters of Lake Minnetonka. They're standing by a lake, so she jumps in, and only then does he tell her "That ain't Lake Minnetonka." I believe it's not--I'm a native Twin Citian and Lake Minnetonka is huge and ritzy. But my question is: What lake IS it? Another Twin Cities lake? Something in L.A.? A soundstage pool? (Unlikely!) Does anyone have the definitive answer. You can watch the scene here, NSFW because she's topless.
posted by GaelFC on Jul 10, 2012 - 5 answers

A Prince-loving vegan travels to Minneapolis with a CPAP machine. Then some joke of some kind occurs.

I'm about to head to the Netroots Nation conference in Minneapolis, and as a vegan traveling for the first time with a CPAP machine for my sleep apnea, I have a few questions - snowflake details inside. [more inside]
posted by (The Rt Hon.) MP on Jun 14, 2011 - 15 answers

Famous Countertenors in Popular Music for $500, Alex!

Can anyone think of any famous countertenors/male contraltos in popular music? [more inside]
posted by _superconductor on Mar 4, 2011 - 25 answers

NameThatStoryFilter: Following the King's (?) flute

I'm trying to remember a story that involves finding a castle/king, and following the sound of a flute to get there. [more inside]
posted by niles on Jul 5, 2010 - 4 answers

Need a location for our company picnic in the Baltimore/Prince George's County area!

I'm looking for a place to hold a company picnic roughly midway between Baltimore city and Prince George's County. We're looking for a park or other outdoor space that could accommodate around 100 people and permits the serving of alcohol. Grills would be a bonus (although realistically we'll probably end up renting them), and we definitely need space for a moon bounce! Our tentative date is August 7th. Ideas? Thanks!
posted by LizardOfDoom on Jun 23, 2010 - 2 answers

I want to revel in my gloriousness

This post made me dig out my Prince cd. And it made me remember how awesome Prince and specifically songs like Darling Nikki make me feel. Mostly like a superhero warrior goddess. I'm looking for more sexy music that makes me feel like this. So what are some songs that make you feel like the most kick ass person in the world? I want that really sexy feel. [more inside]
posted by mokeydraws on Feb 24, 2010 - 34 answers

Think I better compose now!

Please help me write a bass riff for Prince's Kiss [more inside]
posted by jeffamaphone on Jan 23, 2010 - 10 answers

Is learning Prince2 worth the time,energy and money?

I have increasingly been asked to manage small projects and teams and would like to know if becoming Prince2 certified will have a positive impact on my career that justifies the initial investment of time & money. [more inside]
posted by errspy on Sep 8, 2009 - 6 answers

Purple Rain Party Attire

I need fast and easy attire for a Purple Rain party! [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 14, 2009 - 17 answers

Purplish Rain

Can someone tell me the secret word or answer to this question. [more inside]
posted by philad on Jul 16, 2009 - 3 answers

What did the Emperor have to say about the Prince?

Is there a (good, easily purchasable) English translation of Napoleon's notes on Machiavelli's The Prince? [more inside]
posted by notquitemaryann on Sep 13, 2008 - 6 answers

Move to Prince George?

Prince George B.C. (Canada), possible employment. Need relocation info please. [more inside]
posted by canoehead on Mar 10, 2008 - 8 answers

Major news outlets secret agreements?

Major news outlets agreed to keep Prince Harry's deployment to Afghanistan secret for security reasons; Dick Cheney's hunting accident was kept from the media for at least a day... What are other examples of these government & media secret/blackout practices?
posted by MrBCID on Feb 29, 2008 - 27 answers

fresh prince of belair

which series and episode of fresh prince is it when carlton sings "they've only just begun" to his paretns? [more inside]
posted by edtut on Sep 25, 2007 - 2 answers

Help me find a specific piece of music

Does anyone know the beautiful classical (violin) music that was playing at the London 02 arena in the hours before Prince was on stage? [more inside]
posted by daveyt on Sep 10, 2007 - 2 answers

Let's look for the purple banana 'til they throw us in the truck.

What are Prince's best post-Purple Rain albums? [more inside]
posted by kirkaracha on Jul 28, 2007 - 11 answers

Where can I get a Katamari Damacy Prince puppet?

I must have one of these Katamari Damacy Prince puppets for my friend. Where can I get one? [more inside]
posted by Sibrax on Nov 11, 2005 - 3 answers

God save the queen

In this day and age, why do England and other democracies continue with this whole monarchy thing? Seems a rather costly form of national pride. [more inside]
posted by punkfloyd on Nov 9, 2005 - 34 answers

The cream of Prince

On the heels of his induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, I've been thinking about Prince again. I flirted with his music in college, but his discography has gotten so out of control that I don't even know where to start. Did he ever write/perform a better song than Little Red Corvette? Are there gems on his epic 3-disc albums? If you were going to make an all-Prince compilation disc, what would you be sure to include?
posted by blueshammer on Mar 16, 2004 - 29 answers

Tell me what you know about this music

I was switching stations in Dallas the other day and came across one of the most magnificent pieces of music--where can I hear more? [more inside] [more inside]
posted by vraxoin on Jan 16, 2004 - 19 answers

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