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Mike 'Box' Elder


Box is the founder and head writer for TCStarlight. He loves scotch, and aspires to one day be paid - well - for writing, or acting. Follow him on Twitter @mikeboxelder.

Below are the columns Box has written for TCS. For all the celebrity sightings he has written, go here.

Who has better abs Pink or Rihanna?

P!nk vs Rihanna at Xcel; Battle of the Pop Star Stomachs

April 1, 2013 - 12:35 pm -


In the past few weeks two big time pop stars’ tours traveled through the Twin Cities by way of Xcel Energy Center.

Pop Culture

Minnesota Golden Gophers Hoops Coach Selection

SOURCES; Norwood Teague Selects New Gopher Hoops Coach

April 1, 2013 - 10:29 am -


It looks like Norwood Teague had a busy weekend, as our sources in the University of Minnesota Athletic Department are confirming …

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Wolves Ricky Rubio Happy Smiles

Feeling Down? Hakuna Matata Advises Ricky Rubio

March 1, 2013 - 11:24 am -


Maybe you had a long week, maybe you have a long day ahead. It’s cold out. My boyfriend doesn’t listen to me. Whatever you are …

Sports Culture

Ravens Terrell Suggs is a Minnesota Twins Fan

Super Bowl Champ Terrell Suggs Rocks a Twins Cap

March 1, 2013 - 10:56 am -


Even if you are a Super Bowl Champion, that doesn’t matter, it is now baseball season and the hat you are currently wearing should reflect that! Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs is …

Sports Culture

The 85th Annual Academy Awards Suck and are Pretentious

Why the Oscars Suck!

February 24, 2013 - 4:48 pm -


The Oscars suck and I will not be watching them. Two true statements, the latter of which is easy to explain – I will be interning at a comedy club tonight actually – but the former is harder to describe.

Pop Culture

Chris Gardwick Nerdist Praises Twin Cities

Nerdist Chris Hardwick and Viking Chris Kluwe Praise Mpls

February 22, 2013 - 10:58 pm -


Our beloved Minnesota Vikings punter – and outspoken nerd / gamer – Chris Kluwe swung by a very popular podcast earlier this month in Los Angeles. That podcast was none other than the Nerdist …

Pop CultureSports Culture

Saturday Night Live Makes Fun of

Saturday Night Live Again Visits Shakopee, Mocks Tony Fly

January 20, 2013 - 7:21 pm -


In what we believe is the second time, Saturday Night Live swung into Shakopee last night with their “B-108 Morning Show” sketch. Basically, two ghetto white dudes …

Pop Culture

Goldy Gopher Win Natty Champ Trophy in Orlando

Goldy Gopher Wins Second Natty Champ in Three Years

January 18, 2013 - 6:45 pm -


Goldy Gopher – the esteemed and hilarious mascot for the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers – has just won the 2013 UCA Mascot National Championship …

Sports Culture

TCStarlight Hockey Video Penalty Shot Crazy

Hockey and Theatrics Meet in Transcendent Penalty “Shot”

January 15, 2013 - 2:46 pm -


Since we are in the “State of Hockey”, we figure it is our duty here at TCS to share epic-sweet hockey videos – and pictures of Ryan Suter – when …

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