Deena Winter

Deena Winter

MyPillow CEO Lindell goes ballistic during questioning by attorneys

By: - September 12, 2023

Mike Lindell’s story of cocaine addict to rich pillow pitchman to Trump fanboy and election huckster seems to have taken a new turn. With his fortune at stake, the MyPillow chief executive officer lost his cool during a series of legal depositions recently. Lindell yelled, swore, called lawyers names, banged his fist on a table […]

3M to stop making ‘forever chemicals’

By: - December 20, 2022

3M announced Tuesday that it will stop manufacturing a group of chemicals called per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) and work to stop using the chemicals in its products by the end of 2025. The company nets about $1.3 billion annually from the chemical sales — a fraction of its overall revenue, at 3.7%. The Maplewood […]

Mike Lindell says the FBI seized his cell phone at a Hardee’s in southern Minnesota

By: - September 15, 2022

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell said the FBI surrounded him and took his cell phone Tuesday while he was in a Mankato Hardee’s drive-through. Lindell said he and a friend were on their way home from duck hunting in Iowa and stopped at the fast-food restaurant when three cars with four FBI agents surrounded his vehicle. […]

That time the ‘My Pillow Guy’ declared a ‘false bankruptcy’ to avoid a lawsuit

By: - February 23, 2021

The $1.3 billion lawsuit filed by the voting machine company Dominion against Minnesota pillow mogul Mike Lindell Monday is not the first time he’s faced a potentially ruinous lawsuit.  By late 2003, after more than a decade owning his beloved Victoria bar called Schmitty’s Tavern, Lindell had $147,000 in debts, according to court records, and […]


Praise the Lord and pass the pipe bomb

By: - January 15, 2021

Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker singing “Praise the Lord” on the TV was the soundtrack of my childhood. As I’d get ready for school or play, Tammy Faye and her big fake eyelashes, painted-on eyebrows and glowing tan cheeks would grin and sit next to Jim, who looked like he belonged in the principal’s office. […]