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    January 10, 2014

    To the Lame Wannabe DJ with the iPod: Stop it

    By Mary Grace Cerni  There are party fouls that can be forgiven. Really egregious ones, even, like peeing in the indoor plants. But disrupting the music by unplugging the host's device in favor of your own iPod or smartphone? Now that's fucked up.

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    November 4, 2013

    Five Things "Sent from my iPhone" Says About You

    Imagine a telephone conversation ending this way: "I'll talk to you later. By the way, this conversation was transmitted by Verizon." Or in person: "It was great to see you. My fresh breath was brought to you by Listerine." Absurd, right? So, why do so many millions of people allow Apple (or any ... More >>

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    May 15, 2013

    How to Smoke at Shows Now That It's Not Cool Anymore

    As legislatures all across the city and the state consider smoking bans of all size and scope, we thought it might be high time to remind smokers of the etiquettes of smoking at gigs. As someone who smokes, I'm well aware of the many social pitfalls of my death-inducing pursuit. I'm not Captain Buzz ... More >>

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    May 10, 2013

    St. Louis Developer Creates Video Game You Draw and Play

    Is the ability to create your own video game worth $100,000? Robin Rath is betting that you'll think so. Rath, a St. Louis web designer and serial entrepreneur, is the mad scientist behind Pixel Press, a mobile app that lets you draw, play and share your own video game. Through his software company ... More >>

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    May 1, 2013

    Jenna Fischer, Murphy Lee, Joe Buck and More Lend Their Voices to Citygarden

    Since its opening four years ago, Citygarden has become a must-see St. Louis destination. Now the downtown sculpture park is worth a listen, too. See also: - Jenna Fischer Defends Imo's Pizza - Jon Hamm Brags About St. Louis Cardinals Today Citygarden unveiled an iPhone app that offers -- among ... More >>

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    April 16, 2013

    Senator Brian Nieves Writes Insane E-Mails to Constituent Who Doesn't Want His Newsletters

    We have to imagine that, as an elected official in Missouri who has experienced some controversy, State Senator Brian Nieves must be used to getting a fair amount of hate mail. And we'd guess that this message he received last Friday is, relatively speaking, pretty mild: "Take me off your mailing ... More >>

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    February 14, 2013
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    November 15, 2012
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    July 24, 2012

    Rock Fist Dos and Don'ts

    The rock fist is a tradition as old as time -- or at least as old as the fifteenth century, when it was used to measure the distance between positions on the tenor trombone and also to ward off bad luck. At least according to Wikipedia, but Wikipedia also veers off pretty quickly into ball-grabbing ... More >>

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    June 26, 2012

    Rodney King and The Psychotic World We Live In

    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 >>

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    June 22, 2012

    St. Lou Fringe Review: Flesh and Bone

    Naturally, a theater piece themed around media-influenced body dysmorphia will begin with blissful, ignorant Adam and Eve romping about in their underwear. You see, before hungry, bronzed models and Photoshop, there was nothing but organic produce, beatific confidence and bold cunnilingus! When th ... More >>

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    May 15, 2012

    Mind Your Fucking iPhones

    For as long as tattooed cool kids have piled onto stages and jammed their little hearts out, there have been jerks in the crowd spewing bad vibes and threatening to ruin everyone's night. Whether it's the grown man who throws elbows at teenagers to get to the front, the drunk couple who's dry-humpin ... More >>

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    December 16, 2011

    Restaurants, Mind Your Fucking Televisions

    Image viaAw, OK, this one's kinda cute. ​Gut Check has begrudgingly accepted the sad fact that there will often be an illuminated screen of one type or another shoved in our faces when we eat. Sometimes it's a date that won't put his damn iPhone away, and sometimes there's a blaring flatscreen ... More >>

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    December 14, 2011

    iTunes Store, Wired Praise "Best Of" App

    ​Allow us to pat ourselves on the back for just a sec' after iTunes just named our "Best of" iPhone app as one of its five best travel apps of the year in its "Rewind" list. Wired also gave the app praise, writing that it's "what Yelp would be if only the cool kids could post reviews" and "provide ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2011

    Photos: Fire at Arsenal and Kingshighway w/ UPDATE

    Emily D. Swoboda​UPDATED to add info from the fire department at 3:45 p.m. Fire broke out this morning around 9 a.m. in a two-story warehouse at Arsenal and Kingshighway. St. Louis Fire Department Captain Dan Sutter tells Daily RFT that by the time his crews were called to the scene, the bu ... More >>

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    July 7, 2011

    Apple Inc. Sued by Missourians for Tracking iPhone Users' Whereabouts

    It knows where you are! And other people can use it to find out. ​Next time you get black-out wasted on Goldschlager and wake up behind a strip mall, you might have no idea where you are. But your iPhone does. In fact, it's been tracking -- and recording -- your spatial location since the moment y ... More >>

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    June 17, 2011

    #DescribeYourVaginaWithaMovieTitle: The Top Ten Tweets

    Earlier this week some smartypants started a hashtag free-association game on Twitter. The title? #DescribeYourVaginaWithaMovieTitle. Didn't take long for the responses to roll in. Here's the best we could find. We restricted eligibility to tweets from women. There's a whole 'nother hashtag out the ... More >>

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    May 25, 2011

    The Beatle Bob iPhone App: A Test Drive

    ​Beatle Bob, self proclaimed World's Most Obsessive Music Fan and dance move connoisseur, has just released an iPhone app. So you can take him to every concert you go to (in your pocket) in case he wasn't there already. The app, which was developed by, is meant as a sor ... More >>

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    April 20, 2011

    Mississippi Man Loses Burger to Tornado

    Another round of severe weather ripped through St. Louis last night, and it whipped up some fried chicken: .bbpBox60461680919982080 {background:url( #C6E2EE;padding:20px;} p.bbpTweet{background:#fff;padding:10px 12px 10px 12px;margin:0;m ... More >>

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    March 24, 2011

    Check Out Our Brand New Best Of iPhone App

    ​Of course you know about our annual Best Of issue -- the RFT's guide to finding the best of everything in St. Louis. But what you may not know is that there's an app for that. With the brand-new Best Of app from Village Voice Media, you can read up on (and get location info for) all those hi ... More >>

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    March 24, 2011

    Check Out the RFT's New Best Of iPhone App

    ​Of course you know about our annual Best Of issue -- the RFT's guide to finding the best of everything in St. Louis. But what you may not know is that there's an app for that. With the brand-new Best Of app from Village Voice Media, you can read up on (and get location info for) all those hi ... More >>

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    March 24, 2011

    Check Out The Brand New Best Of iPhone App

    ​Of course you know about our annual Best Of issue -- the RFT's guide to finding the best of everything in St. Louis. But what you may not know is that there's an app for that. With the brand-new Best Of app from Village Voice Media, you can read up on (and get location info for) all those hi ... More >>

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    February 3, 2011
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    December 7, 2010

    Nominate Your Favorite Food Blogger for RFT's Web Awards

    Is there a local food blog that makes your mouth water?​Do you sit by your iPhone, eagerly awaiting the next Tweet from @RobustWineBar?Are you Facebook friends with Gerard Craft -- and save screen grabs of the renowned restaurateur's most scintillating status updates?Even if you only dabble in the ... More >>

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    November 3, 2010

    Can You Hear Me Now? Nope.

    ​Did you see that video of the time-traveling lady at the Hollywood premiere of Charlie Chaplin's 1928 film "The Circus?"You didn't?Check out the video here. Now, it does really look like the woman is adopting the all-too-familiar posture of someone exchanging inanities with her BFF by phone as sh ... More >>

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    October 4, 2010

    Need to Catch the MetroLink? There's an App For That!

    image via​Of course there is! Not that everybody doesn't love spending time on the MetroLink platform, but just in case, Todd Sproull, a lecturer at Washington University, has created Metro STL, an iPhone app that tells you exactly when your train will hum into the station. Well, OK, when your ... More >>

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    August 3, 2010

    St. Louis SHOULD Host the 2012 Democratic Convention​When Democratic officials dropped by St. Louis last week to unofficially check out whether we can handle their next convention, we really showed 'em something. And I'm not talking about Chuck Berry and Nelly (though our native sons did a fine job). What I'm talk ... More >>

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    June 28, 2010

    4G Mobile Internet Service Launches in St. Louis Today

    Image sourceThe Sprint EVO.​Gosh, and it seemed like only yesterday when everybody was lining up at the Apple Store for the 3G iPhone... Now of course that is all totally passe, especially since 4G service will only be offered through Sprint Nextel and Clearwire, not AT&T, exclusive servicer o ... More >>

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    June 21, 2010

    Tracking St. Louis Crime? There's an App for That​Good news? The St. Louis Police Department has launched a new online crime tracking tool that will save the city about $16,000 per year. The bad news? The new mapping service, CrimeReports, still doesn't contain up-to-date information. For example, this morning I tried ... More >>

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    May 18, 2010

    Schlafly Beer's New iPhone App: A Gut Check Test Drive

    [Editor's note: Schlafly Beer debuted its smart-phone app last month, and we asked two Gut Check bloggers, Robin Wheeler and Andrew Veety, to take it for a spin. Below, their respective reviews.] Robin Wheeler's take: ​Everyone loves a good shiny thing. Press a button and receive yummy tidbi ... More >>

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    March 17, 2010

    Twitter Fight, Take Two: How Chipotle Uses Social Media

    A few weeks back, virtual sparks flew when local restaurateurs clashed with a group of social media-packin' diners on Twitter. But while social-media exchanges can cause anger and hurt feelings, the medium can be a catalyst for discussing problems in the industry and ultimately bringing down the wal ... More >>

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    February 19, 2010

    Gut Check's Week in Tweets

    ​Don't you know? Gut Check has a Twitter account. You can follow us @gutcheckstl.Here's some of what you missed on the Twitter feed this week:RT @StevenCaravelli: Boys II Men ate at SLeeK last night. Here's what they ordered. <Motownphilly cheesesteak?@EvanBenn @Ericst ... More >>

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    February 10, 2010

    Washington University's iPhone Apps Class: Only Real-World Job Seekers Need Apply!

    Kill Cupid! Kill Cupid!​Todd Sproull was finishing up his Ph.D. in computer science at Washington University last summer when his research advisor asked him if he'd be interested in teaching an entire undergraduate class on developing apps for the uber-popular iPhone. "I was kind of surprised, lik ... More >>

  • Music

    January 13, 2010

    Bob Wayne

    9 p.m. Friday, January 15. The Fox Hole at the Atomic Cowboy, 4140 Manchester Avenue.

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    November 5, 2009

    The Dive Bomber: Super Digital Fun at Super's Bungalow Beer Garden

    Screenshot:​This week, my cranky old cell phone died, so I joined the addict-addled world of the iPhone. And because I have to have every free application created, I joined the addict-addled world of foursquare. Because I want everyone to know how to find me. That won't be annoying ... More >>

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    September 1, 2009

    Oh iPhone! Is there Anything You CAN'T Do?

    It takes photos, plays music and video, you can browse the web, it even catches criminals. What can't the iPhone do? Not much, apparently. Apple's iPhone store has been an incredible success -- 2.4 billion worth of success. Proving that the iPhone is way more than just a phone. It's the worlds first ... More >>

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    August 7, 2009

    Ten Tech Releases to Look for this Fall

    Photo by Marcin Wichary via Flickr​It's August. The economy is bad. Things are slow, but technology marches on. In spite of the global economic slowdown, there will still be plenty of new high-tech products to look forward to this fall. A lot of them will actually be cheaper (even Apple has lowere ... More >>

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    July 28, 2009

    Foursquare Coming to St. Louis this Fall! ... Maybe.

    ​The popular social location game Foursquare is coming to St. Louis this fall. At least, that's what one of its founders Dennis Crowley hopes. I've been hearing about Foursquare since the South by Southwest Interactive conference last spring where apparently it made a big impression on the attende ... More >>

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    July 27, 2009

    Are You Ready to Augment Your Reality? [Fun With iPhone]

    Most people have heard of virtual reality and probably have at least some vague idea of what that is. But have you heard of augmented reality? Well it's coming to your iPhone 3gs this fall. In case you don't know what augmented reality is (and unless you're a sci-fi geek you probably don't) it's a h ... More >>

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    June 23, 2009

    Board Okays Demolition of San Luis Apartments; Twitterers Report the News

    Photo by: Steve Patterson UrbanReviewSTL.comBloggers and Twitterers in attendance at the Preservation Board Meeting (the ones with their heads down looking at their iPhones and Blackberrys)Last night while I was enduring a five-hour power outage in my neighborhood, the St. Louis Preservati ... More >>

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    June 22, 2009

    The iPhone Revolution

    see more Lolcats and funny picturesFans of the iPhone lined up at Apple and AT&T stores all around the country on Friday hoping to be among the first to snag the new iPhone 3G S. The newest addition to Apple's popular line of phones that I told you might be coming a couple of weeks ago. Apple lo ... More >>

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    June 8, 2009

    June Phone Showdown: Palm Pre vs. Apple iPhone

    June is turning out to be a big month for gadget geeks. Last week Palm finally released its much anticipated new phone, the Pre which looks a lot like an iPhone with a slide out keyboard. It's no surprise, some of the same engineers who designed the first iPhone also worked on the Pre. Right now it' ... More >>

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    May 21, 2009

    iSnort: The World's Hottest New iPhone App (Club Edition)

    I don't own an iPhone, and I also don't go clubbing. But if I did, I would totally download this awesome new app, iSnort. I mean, if it existed. There are a lot of hypotheticals here. Including the one that this would somehow help me fulfill my dual lifelong dreams of being able to forego sleep and ... More >>

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