According to some Walt Mink bios,
the band formed in Minneapolis.
That's not really true. Macalester College (which the three
original members attended, and where the band's namesake,
the late Professor Walt Mink taught) is in St. Paul, the other Twin
City. The difference between St. Paul and Minneapolis
is that St. Paul is the world's
biggest small town, and Minneapolis is the world's smallest
In case you can't tell, I'm from St. Paul. I live in San Francisco
now, though. The band lives in New York now -- or at least John
and Candice do.
I didn't attend Macalester, and I don't know the members of Walt
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