Former vice president Al Gore is totally a vegan now. Just like Bill Clinton! Forbes and the Washington Post are both reporting that he's given up animal products. But, hey, guess what -- Gut Check totally already knew that. Back in February, Gore came to St. Louis for his book tour and got a vega ... More >>
Songs exist in a general realm of fiction, even when they are theoretically true. Still, every once in a while a lyric comes along that makes you tilt your head and say "Wait a second..." Here are the six most factually inaccurate lyrics in songs. Let us know your favorites in the comments, and plea ... More >>
Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending February 10, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books and Subterranean Books. If you heard a strange exploding sound recently, it may have been the combust ... More >>
On Saturday, February 9, former vice president Al Gore will visit St. Louis County Library Headquarters (1640 South Lindbergh Boulevard, Frontenac; 314-994-3300) to talk about his new book The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change. Late yesterday afternoon, Local Harvest Cafe & Catering (3137 Morgan ... More >>
These are exciting times for library users. Not only can you go to the library to check out books for free, you can also go for a live demonstration of hog butchering! Well, uh, you can do that in Overland Park, Kansas, just outside of Kansas City. Not here. Not yet. But isn't it glorious to know ... More >>
Representative Lyle Rowland (R-Cedarcreek) successfully moved his "birther" bill through its initial reading in the Missouri House of Representatives yesterday. The bill (HB1046, read it here) would require any presidential or vice presidential candidate to prove via birth certificate and a ... More >>
Luetkemeyer: Insert tinfoil hat above.Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-9th District) is proud of his view that global warming is a myth. So proud, in fact, that last weekend he attached a provision onto a budget bill that would ban the United States from funding the Intergovernmental Panel on Cl ... More >>
Image sourceIt's been a grim week so far -- oil continues to spill out into the Gulf, the Israeli Army fought a Gaza aid flotilla and Al and Tipper Gore are separating -- and it's about to get grimmer. Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, who has been going to hilarious lengths to protes ... More >>
No Country released on DVD
Your daily guide to what they're whispering about in the next cubicle. HERE Ian brings a new book to the table and tells us all about it. Find out what artists should have been featured on Brit Box. Thou shalt love thy neighbor even more with cohousing. What does The Beautiful Kind do when she g ... More >>
(And the damned)
Your daily guide to what they're whispering about in the next cubicle. HERE The Misfits might play at an unlikely locale? Annie speculates on the prospect on A to Z. Ian saw the sign, and it opened up his eyes to Sir-B-Que. Looks like another local blogger will be on air soon: NPR has invited a ... More >>
Racing to reignite the sun -- and our souls -- in Danny Boyle's sci-fi collage
Columbia's True/False Festival is the coolest four-year-old in Missouri.
Even horny horse whisperers get off in Sundance docs.
Week of January 25, 2007
An Inconvenient Truth
Okami shows that videogames can be art.
Week of July 13, 2006
Davis Guggenheim captures the ideals of the "former next president"
Al Gore takes on the other imminent threat to America
Week of February 9, 2006
The dècor is nothing to write home about, but Luciano's sure-handed take on Italian favorites ensures that you won't care
Nobody's ever voted for Joyce Aboussie, but the congressman, the governor, the mayor and the county executive don't do anything political without her.
The 20th Ward delivers for the Democrats, then gets dumped
St. Louis plays host to a strange and unusual national gathering
TV managed to suck and blow in 2000, but still, we watched...and watched
Supremes' credibility isn't helped by report of O'Connor's craving Arizona
Week of December 20, 2000
From the boredom of the Florida marathon, presenting the Chaddys
Where do the candidates stand on the real issue?
Published the week of September 6-12, 2000
Ralph Nader tries to derail the corporate-sponsored presidential debates with a lawsuit. Protesters have their own plans to disrupt the Bush-Gore affair at Wash. U.
Vote for Gore, vote for Bush -- what's the difference?
Published the week of August 9-15, 2000
Michael Moore gets out of his La-Z-Boy to find The Awful Truth
Our fair city is overrun by presidential contenders; plus, other St. Louis follies and foibles
Following the greenbacks as Missouri gears up for Super Tuesday
The major news outlet for St. Louis' gay and lesbian community folds; plus, other St. Louis follies and foibles
Presidential candidate George W. Bush's campaign is raking in big bucks from St. Louis' wealthiest suburbs -- but those same donors are also ingratiating themselves with Democratic contenders
St. Louis turns out to greet John Paul II