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2004 Stories by Jedidiah Ayres

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  • Fly Like an Eagle

    published December 29, 2004

    The "I Ogle Alton Eagles" buttons have caused much despair and jealousy in the avian world. But can you blame the non-eagles? No one's ever... More >>

  • Silent Night?

    published December 22, 2004

    SAT 12/25 After running yourself ragged buying presents and hiding presents, wrapping presents and tying bows on presents, cooking hams... More >>

  • The Belly's the Boss

    published December 22, 2004

    Around the holidays most of us eat more -- you know, to keep warm (or to keep happy, one of the two). Maybe during this time of year your belly... More >>

  • Heidi and Seek

    published December 15, 2004

    Ah, Heidi. The townspeople fear the worst for her. What will become of the recently orphaned youth as she is sent to live with her curmudgeonly... More >>

  • Tie One On

    published December 8, 2004

    December is perhaps the most wish-filled month of the year. Children wish for piles of loot, parents wish for patience, the good-hearted wish for... More >>

  • Boy Crazy

    published November 24, 2004

    MON 11/29 Austrian contributions to global culture include little sausages, wienerschnitzel, Conan the Governator and the Vienna Boys'... More >>

  • Abridged over Troubled Waters

    published November 17, 2004

    College students, rejoice: Even though finals loom on your horizon and you've frittered away the past month shtupping hookers (vicariously,... More >>

  • Classics Meet the Cults

    published November 3, 2004

    Euclid Records (601 East Lockwood Avenue) moved into its new home in Webster Groves last year, and living near the Webster University Film Series'... More >>

  • Dance Gets an "A"

    published October 27, 2004

    FRI 10/29 What is art to you? Does art have to be a likeness of an object or concept you already understand? Or is it a portal to a... More >>

  • St. Louis in Verse

    published October 20, 2004

    TUES 10/26 Consider the dragonfly. Notice the light glint off its sun-catcher wings. Personify this moment as life incarnate, and hot... More >>

  • I Believe LeBron Can Fly

    published October 13, 2004

    SAT 10/16 We've heard all of the excuses at Night & Day: Dinner ran late; traffic was bad; Unreal held things up, looking for his foam... More >>

  • Dogtown, Begorra!

    published September 15, 2004

    SUN 9/19 Where can you find Celtic warriors, live music, hurling and a church service rubbing elbows? This unlikely combination of... More >>

  • Bring 'Em Back Alive

    published September 8, 2004

    Ever wonder just how many species of flora and fauna are living in Forest Park? Frankly neither did we, but the Gateway Wildlands ( More >>

  • Hot Ship

    published September 1, 2004

    Back before cars were invented, man still had the urge to pimp rides. Medieval knights bred their horses for size and strength, then decked them... More >>

  • Waxing Brazilian

    published August 25, 2004

    SAT 8/28 Ah, Brazil. Or as they say down in Brazil, "Brasil." We know next to nothing about this South American country. Our entire... More >>

  • Budweiser/ MDA Poker Classic

    published August 18, 2004

    In The Cincinnati Kid, Steve McQueen embodied the spirit of card-hustling cool. The Tao of Steve must be practiced and refined in... More >>

  • Butt Those Bears

    published August 11, 2004

    THUR 8/12 It's that time of year again: The time of testing for long-term relationships, when your significant other is transformed... More >>

  • Beat the Traffic

    published June 30, 2004

    What's the worst thing about Fair Saint Louis? The drive home. There's nothing less enjoyable than sitting in traffic, watching the temperature... More >>

  • The Cycle of Life

    published June 23, 2004

    FRI 6/25 The St. Louis one experiences by automobile is not the St. Louis one experiences by bicycle. The city of the bicyclist is a... More >>

  • Ballerina Fever

    published June 16, 2004

    SAT 6/19 There comes a time in every young danseuse's life when she realizes that her regular old dance school, with its yearly dance... More >>

  • Go, Dog, Go

    published June 2, 2004

    SAT 6/5 Despite all the love they give us, all the licks on the face, dogs sure do get a bum rap -- just consider the disparaging use... More >>

  • Quiet, Shakespeare

    published May 26, 2004

    FRI 5/28 The works of Shakespeare have endured centuries of tinkering, tailoring and all-out Armageddon. His plays have been filtered... More >>

  • C'mon, Get Gay and Happening

    published May 19, 2004

    What do Vice President Dick Cheney and the recently unemployed Dick Gephardt have in common other than the first name and a sneaking suspicion... More >>

  • Challenge Accepted

    published May 12, 2004

    When preparing for a stage role as the Flash, a background in Shakespeare is helpful, if for no other reason than an established comfort level... More >>

  • Drums Along the Quad

    published April 28, 2004

    THUR 4/29 Taiko, the first native Japanese musical tradition to spread throughout the world, has only recently made the North American... More >>

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