On Monday, Gut Check shared a round-up of the day's best April Fools' Day food and drink jokes. At the top of that list was Schlafly Beer's prank company, 21st and Locust Brewing Company, featuring three signature brews: Schlaf Lyte, Schlaf Lyte Light and Schlaf Lyte Fancy.
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Today is April Fools' Day, the horrible day each year when it's socially acceptable to deceive people and do mean things. But in Missouri, folks don't just wait for April 1 to pull their pranks. They do it year round!
Which is why we thought -- as a cautionary list perhaps -- we'd take a look back ... More >>
Gut Check dishes on our favorite St. Louis food blogs.
Rhubarb and Honey: Kimberly made spring candy bark.
The Sweets Life: Natalie shared spinach and cheese stuffed shells with marinara sauce.
Cupcake Project: Stef made April Fool's Day "cupcakes."
Eat Write: Judith shared goat cheese and smok ... More >>
Oh April's Fools' Day. We meet yet again.
This year the best food and drink pranks perpetrated on these here Internets ranged from the disgusting to the sci-fi, but our favorite came via one St. Louis brewery poking fun at another St. Louis brewery.
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St. Louis's hip hop super group BlockNButta has been opening for the recent string of huge acts hosted at North County's The Ambassador, including T.I., 8Ball & MJG, and Bun B. This Friday, they'll be headlining Jaam Star Entertainment's Spring Jam Fest at Premier Lounge (8 p.m.-1:30 a.m., all proce ... More >>
The Maneater, the student-run newspaper of the University of Missouri-Columbia, puts together an April Fool's Day issue every year that attempts to skewer the pompous and poke fun at the too-serious people and institutions on campus. This year's issue, titled "The Carpeteater," has been roundly deno ... More >>
The Madison County Sheriff's Office filed charges this week against 21-year-old Jeffrey Piesmeyer of East Alton, accusing him of vandalizing a local church. Church officials at the Greater Alton Church arrived at their chapel early last Sunday -- April 1 -- to find several discharged fire extinguish ... More >>
Update: These were some very tight races, but at last, we have our Final Four. Congrats to Kenny Kinds, Kris Wernowsky, Shaun Arredondo and Erik Anker! We hope to see the rest of you, and the voting public, at Brennan's on April Fool's Day for the Final Four show! Details to come. Original ... More >>
Update: Congratulations to Ryan Haynes, Shaun Arredondo, Kenny Kinds, Jr Moore, Erik Anker, Kevin White, Zack Stovall and Kris Wernowsky for making the elite eight. Thanks also to everybody else for entering, and all you readers for voting! Original Post: It takes an extraordinary set of balls - ... More >>
ABC NewsDr. Aaron Perlut calls on a march on Washington.The St. Louis-based American Mustache Institute last week joined forces with tax preparer H&R Block in calling for a $250 federal refund for men (and women) who proudly wear facial hair. Dr. Aaron Perlut, chairman of AMI, says the money ... More >>
Screenshot: www.baconlube.comOur obsession with bacon and bacon-flavored objects has reached the point where even wildly improbable jokes are coming true.J&D's, maker of such novelties as bacon salt and bacon lip balm, has introduced Baconlube, a personal lubricant that tastes like bacon.
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Credit Eater with digging up this gem, a Reddit Q & A with an ex-manager at the Olive Garden. In it, the ex-manager reveals that there truly is an Olive Garden Culinary Institute of Tuscany, the existence of which has been the target of much disbelief and derision.If you have a very gen ... More >>
No April Fool's Day jokes here. Just good shows to see this weekend. More stuff over at the RFT's main music page.
Shagy Kennedy Memorial Show @ Fubar
All details about the celebration/memorial show are at Diana Benanti's post about the Everything Went Black guitarist.
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image viaHey Daily Beast,don't you know the Arch is really just a big smile turned upside-down?In honor of April Fool's Day, our friends at the Daily Beast (who, as you may recall, previously declared St. Louisans ugly and dumb) have decided to rank the 30 funniest cities in America. Apparent ... More >>
image viaSounds like a sly April Fool's day joke, but it isn't: Juelz Santana is celebrating his birthday at Club Amnesia. Well, not his real birthday, which was February 18, but his publicity-garnering birthday tour that *might* be tied to the release of his long overdue follow-up to 2005's What th ... More >>