Diablo Cody -- former stripper, former City Pages associate arts editor and current City Pages "Pussy Ranch" blogger -- likes to keep busy. Her new book, "Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper," hit stores last week; her first screenplay, "Juno," is scheduled to begin filming in May and is getting buzz as a female "Napoleon Dynamite"; she signed a two-script deal with Warner Bros.; and she is writing a TV pilot for UPN. All of her edgy work is set in Minneapolis. Cody (real name: Brook Busey-Hunt) tells Pioneer Press. "Mark my words, it's going to be like Minneapolis in your face. The world is going to get tired of this city," she says.

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