Most of the people we met on the S.S. Coachella had never been on a cruise before. Like us, they weren't so sure what to pack or how to dress for three days of awkwardly saying hi to their favorite bands on a floating building at sea. But, like the festival, the fans also brought their desert style ... More >>
The Magnetic Fields | Gal Musette
Sheldon Concert Hall, 11/14/12
Since the Magnetic Fields last played St. Louis, it has completed its synth-free trilogy (2010's Realism was the last puzzle piece), left Nonesuch Records, and returned to Merge Records, the indie label that released its prime 1990s w ... More >>
Editor: Tef Poe is an artist from St. Louis City. Through powerful imagery and complicated honesty, he has earned a reputation as one of the best rappers telling the story of St. Louis, which is about much more than one place. Poe has been featured in music publications such as XXL and Urb Magazine. ... More >>
Tomorrow is Yom Kippur, the Day of the Atonement and the holiest day of the Jewish year. It's a time for confessing sins, begging the pardon of everyone you have offended over the past year and praying desperately for God to inscribe you in the Book of Life for the next one. In order to show how tru ... More >>
Jennifer SilverbergLet's just have David Clewell, Webster University professor and Missouri poet laureate, talk about the newest development in his professional life, There's Going to Be Trouble, a CD of him reading some of his poems. His laureate duties had taken him on a tour around the sta ... More >>
by Bob Weinstein; Wikipedia. Note to self, as a future historical-figure-ghost: If Sarah Palin and Paul Revere are any indication, the best way to trend on Twitter 200 years after your death is to have someone controversial give a particularly strange recounting of your life's work, as inform ... More >>
It has often been said that for a group that makes up such a relatively small percentage of the population, Jews have had a disproportionately huge impact. The world would be a different place without Jonas Salk and his polio vaccine, without Albert Einstein and Sigmund Freud.
The legacy of ... More >>
Whoa! It's nearing quittin' time and we've yet to post this week's Ass Clown of the Week nominations! You know the rules, vote for the person or group whose words/actions brought them the most shame and/or embarrassment this week. 1. Brandon Phillips: The Cincinnati Reds infielder was left eating ... More >>
Image sourceEinstein tells the world what he thinks of Andy SchlaflyLast time we checked-in with Andy Schlafly -- son of Phyllis Schlafly and first-cousin of local brewer Tom Schlafly -- he was attempting to re-write the Bible, purging the holy book of "liberal bias," and striking well-known pass ... More >>
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Wash. U. junior Nick Yozamp is competing on Jeopardy! this afternoon.Updated February 10: After overcoming a $5,200 deficit in Monday's game, Yozamp advanced to the Jeopardy! College Championship finals, airing tomorrow, February 11, and Friday, February 12, at 3:30 p ... More >>