By Paul T. Bradley Perhaps you've heard about all of the crazy sponsorships celebrities are getting to simply show up to Coachella and wear clothes. Glee actress Lea Michele is said to receive $20,000 from Lacoste to wear the French fashion label's clothes, while Spring Breakers star V ... More >>
Ever since he was rescued by the Inupiaq Alaskan who killed his mother, Kali the orphaned polar bear seemed destined to end up in St. Louis. Kali (pronounced "Cully") would be the first bear in the Saint Louis Zoo's state-of-the-art exhibit, now under construction next to the Penguin & Puffin Coast ... More >>
Image viaThe website Bundle has released a study that purports to have determined the country's most caffeinated cities. Yes, there is a slideshow accompanying the study. No, this isn't straight-up Huffington Post-style linkbait.According to Bundle, Chicago is America's most caffeinated city, wit ... More >>
Alaska? She'll take you there.Lambert-St. Louis International Airport announced today the addition of its 14th commercial carrier: Alaska Airlines. The company will begin service in September with a once a day flight to Fairbanks, Juneau, Anchorage, Nome, Ketichikan, Seattle. That's Seattle, Wash ... More >>
Is St. Louis your favorite city? Okay, let me rephrase that. Is St. Louis one of your favorite cities when considering towns such as Cleveland, Houston, Detroit, and Kansas City? Well, then get out of here and go vote for St. Louis at Travel Leisure's America's Favorite Cities competition. The trave ... More >>
Two weeks before Sarah Palin snared the vice-presidential nomination, she was shopping at Out of the Closet, a secondhand shop in Anchorage. So says the Wall Street Journal. Palin after the debate in St. Louis... Slide Show But Politico.com today dishes the scoop on Palin's updated look: The Repu ... More >>
With all the horses lined up in the gates, we're just waiting for the starter's pistol. Following Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama's pick Saturday of Delaware Senator Joe Biden as a running mate, Republican Presidential candidate John McCain decided to take the political pissing conte ... More >>
John Roderick is now blogging on Mondays at the Seattle Weekly blog, which I just found out. So here's this week's installment, where he chats about how he got his start in music. I arrived here in the fall of 1990 with no money and no prospects. Some kids I knew from Anchorage were renting a big ... More >>
As a young political reporter with the Anchorage Times, I had a chance to spend an early-spring evening in 1983 with George McGovern. I can't recall the reason for his visit, but it doesn't matter now. I met him at the gate and we walked quietly through the empty Alaska Airlines concourse. We hailed ... More >>
Our mom always told us not to complain, but even she would give us permission when it comes to apathetic politicians, rights-abusing mega-stores and itsy-bitsy cups of custard
Nelly and the St. Lunatics are riding high, but their brother City Spud isn't riding with them. "I'm human. I made a mistake," he says from prison.
Nobody knows why the babies are dying near Weldon Spring. But the grownups can't help asking whether the site's toxic stew is to blame.