We have a fresh dispatch from Bullsh*t Mountain this morning, courtesy of Newt Gingrich. The former Republican Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives is in western Missouri this week, appearing at fundraisers and rallies with Todd Akin in the final days of his campaign. In the last month of ... More >>
#5. For those hoping to ruin/confuse a first date:
The Daily Beast ran a lengthy profile yesterday of our town's Dana Loesch, darling of the conservative punditry, citing our own profile, penned by former staffer Kristen Hinman two years ago. The Beast article suggests that Loesch, who grew up in Arnold, attended Webster University and co-founded ... More >>
It's just not fair. As Rush Limbaugh, Ann Coulter and other speakers-of-the-truth have noted, the lame-stream media isn't criticizing Occupy Wall Street like they did the Tea Party. They're not calling the "occupiers" what they really are: a bunch of Nazis and trust-fund parasites.Leave it, then, ... More >>
Jennifer DeJournett conducts the VOICES of Conservative Women's Presidential straw poll, won by Michele Bachmann.Sarah Palin was not present at the third annual Smart Girl Summit, which took place last Friday and Saturday at the Crowne Plaza downtown (not, as was reported by The Daily Beast, ... More >>
8 p.m. Thursday, July 1. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
Ed Hamell, a.k.a. Hamell on Trial, made a pit stop at the Deluxe Diner in Maplewood last night on his way to the SXSW Festival in Austin. The Brooklyn-based artist-- known for his subversive, spoken-word lyrics and blistering acoustic guitar (a '37 Gibson) -- performed before a small but enthusiasti ... More >>
As part of our year-end celebration, Gut Check is highlighting the people, places and things that have made the blog's first year (well, seven months, actually, but who's counting?) so much fun. There are five nominees for the inaugural Gut Check Thing of the Year award. I'll announce the winner on ... More >>
The holiday season at the Playhouse at Westport Plaza: One gift, one lump of coal.
Unreal gets down to brass tacks with the NRA, Anheuser-Busch and Big Bird, shares an intimate Keith Urban moment and cries bloody Murder.
9 p.m. Wednesday, October 18. Off Broadway (3509 Lemp Avenue).
The Year in Review: A Quiz
Washington University Assembly Series
Al Franken speaks