JCPenney is not having a very good year. The department store's ballyhooed turnaround went bust, its CEO was sent packing and now it's selling a tea kettle that looks like Hitler.
This is a new one. Supporters of Lewis Reed, president of the Board of Aldermen running against long-time Mayor Francis Slay, are passing around a bizarre video this week that presents the mayor and his team as Hitler and the Nazis. It's a take on a popular Hitler video meme that has been floating ... More >>
Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending December 16, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books and Subterranean Books. Do you want to know what your fellow St. Louisans got for Ch ... More >>
A woman emerged onto a front porch Monday morning near SLU's campus and fired three shots into the air, according to a text sent by the school's Department of Public Safety to students. (A student forwarded the text to Daily RFT.)
[UPDATE: The video's been yanked from YouTube by the studio for copyright issues. Sorry you missed it.]The Hitler Downfall meme has been around for a long time -- so long that it's kinda fallen into disuse. Maybe it's because it's out of fashion now, or perhaps it's because this version is so well-w ... More >>
Have you ever thought about how weird fingernails are? Is it possible that an entire other world exists beneath our fingernails and every time we trim them we snuff out countless fingernail-people lives? Are we the Adolf Hitler of our nail beds? These and other questions are the things that April 20 ... More >>
Photo by Brian FriedmanStandup Bill Burr, coming to the Pageant this weekendNobody personifies wise-ass East Coast standup quite like the Boston-born Bill Burr (he once told an entire crowd of heckling Philadephians, "I hope your mother has herpes in the center of her asshole"). Yet he's schedule ... More >>
Image viaThe rules of the game: Try to guess what Kanye meant by these quotes in less time than it takes to make sure you read them correctly.The only thing that's legitimately surprising about Kanye West comparing himself to Hitler last weekend is that he did so in a negative sense. To the a ... More >>
The Vans Warped Tour is upon us: in two days 65 bands will play the St. Louis leg at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. In honor of the occasion, we've constructed anagrams of varying descriptive accuracy for every band playing. The anagrams are listed below; their corresponding actual band ... More >>
image viaNazi propaganda materials on display in "Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race."One of the lesser-known facts about the Nazis' quest to create a "master race" -- which culminated in the Holocaust -- is that they didn't start with the Jews. Sure, the persecution started in the ear ... More >>
It was inevitable. Someone had to make a video of Hitler reacting to University of Missouri's controversial hiring of Frank Haith.Fair warning: The clip below includes some offensive characterizations. Then again, what would you expect from Hitler!? And, no, we didn't make this video. Just passing i ... More >>
While dining on goat and fufu at a Nigerian restaurant this weekend, Unreal spotted a preview for a film called Hitler. Immediately, we fell in love and abandoned all plans of downloading an advance copy of New Moon. This is the film to see this year. We dare you to tell us any different.
www.pmaco.com/humor/college_vs_Weed.gifIf you've been wondering why your coworker is giggling uncontrollably and/or staring at his/her computer screen with bloodshot eyes, you might want to consider the date: April 20th.Yes, it is 4.20, the "high holiday" of stoner culture. (Also known as Hitler's b ... More >>
Isn't poor sportsmanship OK when you know you're right?
The questions Steven Colbert didn't ask.
Dennis Brown and Deanna Jent suss out local theater
Protocols of Zion takes a hard look at those who fear Jews
Week of November 30, 2005
Dennis Brown and Deanna Jent suss out local theater
Downfall chronicles Hitler's last days with an awkward note of sympathy
Unreal learns where dinos fit into the Bible, meets a plow-truck innovator and crunches numbers for St. Louis County. Plus: John Goodman makes an appearance in the Local Blog o' the Week!
Week of July 21-27, 2004
A wax museum scares the poop out of us
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Blind Spot offers a long close-up with one of Hitler's intimates
Writer/director Menno Meyjes asks: Would Jew help Hitler?
Why John Cusack wouldn't do anything till he made this Hitler movie
Crazy, wacky, hilarious -- the American musical is back
On the eve of the 75th anniversary of his transatlantic flight, Historyonics Theatre examines Charles Lindbergh
Wash U. brings to town Michael Frayn's Tony-winning Copenhagen and with it an intellectual cornucopia
Donald Miller has (re)written one of the best books on World War II, but will anyone care?
A new exhibit presented by the Missouri Historical Society recalls one Olympics that was anything but fun and games
The phrase "red ink" takes on an entirely new meaning, courtesy of a Maoist publication
Actually, even four-door models are fair game as we fantasize about the future of cars
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