It is that time of year again. That special time after Mardi Gras, in the middle of Black History Month, when we drop our Valentine's Day chocolates and honor the past and present Presidents of the United States of America (for the shortest month of the year, February seems to really be collecting h ... More >>
Orbit Pinball Lounge (7401 Hazel Avenue; 314-769-9954) opened its doors to the public in mid-May, providing a new hangout with plenty of nostalgia to boot for the Maplewood neighborhood. At night, the darkened bar's warm glow and open door can be seen from the street. Inside, a "Welcome" sign hand ... More >>
Advertising products they'd never endorse in the United States, American celebrities have always looked to Japan for extra income. Which is a shame, because Americans would have loved to have seen a post-prison James Brown shilling Cup o' Noodles in 1991.
Above: The dance theme in Never Been Kissed was famous couples throughout history. Below: Want a Never Been Kissed-themed dance? Make it happen.If you missed your chance, either on purpose or by accident, to be on your high school's prom committee, don't worry about it. You can be on the city ... More >>
Hey, the Green Lantern's green! And so are avocados! Do you smell a marketing tie-in? And how many Subways will we spot in the movie?While not watching television the other day, Gut Check looked up in time to catch a glimpse of the new Subway commercial that gets all hot 'n' bothered about av ... More >>
Arnold obviously didn't read this book. Mr. Goodbar is not his real name. But this much we know about him: He's a south Florida recording artist with a wandering eye and a blatant disregard for the Seventh Commandment. For years, Mr. Goodbar thought of sharing his knowledge in a book instructing ... More >>
A few weeks back, we here at Daily RFT instituted the Tuesday Tussle -- two weekly posts in which we take opposing viewpoints on a news item and battle it out. Occasionally these debates carry a serious tone. Mostly, though, they're for our amusement (and hopefully yours). Holleman, a.k.a. Life Sher ... More >>
Keep the jingle in your wallet
But Sugar is sweet and Traces of the Trade leaves its mark.
Readers adore their birds, books and Emmylou Harris.
Breathe easy, Simpsons fans.
8 p.m. Saturday, July 7. Budweiser Main Stage, on the Arch grounds, as part of Live on the Levee.
Back home in Holland, Paul Verhoeven uses his basic instincts to craft a slick Holocaust thriller
Week of February 22, 2007
We diversify our investment portfolio (hint: it involves scuba gear!), get metaphysical and bump into one of the strangest Bargain Box items yet. Plus: What's Buggin' Sly Brown?
Maybe it's time for this blade to stop swinging
Transit chief Larry Salci knows he has his critics. Ask him if he cares.
Action shooting clubs are a blast all over the Midwest. Lock and load, baby!
Alex Gibney expertly captures the lies and fall of Enron
Magic Smoking Monkey fulfills celluloid dreams, '80s-cop-show-style
We explore campaign theme songs, examine the death of Lollapalooza and get down verbally with Paul Oakenfold
We cave dive for beats and talk with Kip Winger and Sonia Dada
Jackie Chan takes a long trip without going anyplace new
We raise our glass to John Goodman, the Cubs (please don't hit us) and the almighty Pimp; plus, not everyone is buying what the Department of Homeland Security is selling
A visually stunning Lion King transforms the Fox into Big Cat Country
The Terminator's back. Again.
Week of February 6, 2002
How will Hollywood react now that real life is more terrifying than fiction?
Suzy the Chimp is dead, her teenage killer faces charges and there's bad blood all around
Actor-comic Eddie Izzard just wants to be loved
Jim Lynch rules in the world of boy toys. Will he keep his throne now that GM has moved in?
Directed by Peter Hyams