Eight Missouri women say that routine hair removal procedures took a bad turn when the owner of a St. Peter's, Missouri clinic began touching them in places that had nothing to do with the cosmetic services they were seeking. Lawrence Branam, 48, was indicted this week on a series of counts of sex ... More >>
Can we all just agree that the New York Times Style section is the most important source of news in our time? How else would we know about all the ways wealthy, Ivy League-educated residents of Williamsburg and Park Slope mingle, mate, marry, raise dogs and children and send those dogs and children ... More >>
Six ways of looking at Tom Waits, character actor
Today, June 18, 2012, Paul McCartney celebrates his seventieth birthday. We're having our own private party by counting down Sir Paul's six best moustaches. Let us know your favorite McCartney mouthbrows in the comments below.
What constitutes manliness? Is it merely the presence of certain genitalia and a Y chromosome and the ability to manufacture large quantities of testosterone? Or is it something more complex and metaphysical like, say, knowing how to knot a necktie or possessing an understanding of certain complexit ... More >>
All right, so the end of days might be nigh. Is that an overreaction to learning that a buffalo-wing-flavored soda recently hit the market, as did a line of perfumes scented to smell like wine varieties? OK, perhaps it's a slight overreaction, but come on, when solid food becomes inspiration for lib ... 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 >>
In case you missed it, First Punch Film Production made this goofy lil' spot for the mayor: We find it significant that the only person with enough decency and respect to not litter is the kid with the faux-hawk. Maybe there's hope after all! (For the future of St. Louis, that is; the young ma ... More >>
Will Fischer A table of offerings from a previous Barter Fest. An alternative for holiday gifts exists just on the horizon, and it doesn't require spending a single penny! Gut Check would like to re-introduce a concept that most at least have vague familiarity with: bartering. Bartering, or ... More >>
Image viaGut Check invites you to eat, drink and donate to help this RFT staffer rebuild his home.Update: A friendly reminder, Gut Check readers: We're eating and drinking tomorrow after work at Three Kings Public House (6307 Delmar Boulevard, University City; 314-721-3355). Twenty percent of ... More >>
Post-Dispatch: It was right there! Under our nose the entire time!Have you read the news today? Oh boy.It seems the Post-Dispatch has at last discovered that kids are snorting bath salts containing the drug mephedrone that simulates the effects of cocaine. The daily features its findings on the f ... More >>
It's been fifty years since a hairstylist in Chicago first worked iconic magic with a rat-tail comb and a ton of hairspray. And now, her contribution to the planet's catalog of fabulous is being honored by the Chicago History Museum and Cosmetologists Chicago.Margaret Vinci Heldt invented the fam ... More >>
6 p.m. Tuesday, December 21. Fubar, 3108 Locust Street.
Jon ScorfinaThe cultural importance of records extends beyond the music within their grooves. Generation after generation has defined itself by its vinyl aesthetic. From Elvis Presley to The Beatles, The Sex Pistols to Madonna, the album cover has become a cultural landmark that encapsulates ... More >>
am-hi-co.comBath salts now banned in Bath, and the rest of the UK. Is there any end to the number of new fake drugs on the market? Earlier this year the synthetic marijuana, K2, was all the rage in Missouri and much of the United States. Now it's Ivory Wave, a drug marketed as "bath salts" but fr ... More >>
Is that a handlebar 'stache or one half of the McDonald's golden arches? Morgan Spurlock will be in St. Louis on Saturday for the American Mustache Institute's annual 'Stache Bash.The filmmaker and screenwriter, perhaps best known for Supersize Me, is in the running for AMI's Robert Goulet Memori ... More >>
Don't you feel better already?Black Friday shopping got you ... stressed?Today only, the Aveda Experience Center in the St. Louis Galleria is offering free head, neck, shoulder and scalp massages, says spokeswoman Kelly Plummer. No need to make an appointment; the Aveda staffers are offering the ... More >>
Competition is heating up in the race to be named this year's Robert Goulet Mustached American of the Year. This week famed actress Brooke Shields jumped into the fray, endorsing fellow thespian Brandon Wardell -- whose mustache and singing talents have landed him roles starring as Freddy Mercury. Y ... More >>
Image Via'Stache Bash headed thatta way.This just in from the folks at the American Mustache Institute. Their annual gala slated for next month is changing addresses -- moving from the bar of one Cardinals' broadcaster to another. That's right, on December 4 'Stache Bash will take place at ... More >>
John Oates rings in last year's Stache Bash.If you -- like me -- have already begun grooming your facial hair for the American Mustache Institute's annual 'Stache Bash, you may be wearing that lip sweater for awhile. Daily RFT recently caught up with one of AMI's founders Aaron Perlut (a.k.a. Dr. ... More >>
As a fad or trend, mustaches are rather passe. (Shh -- don't break the hearts of the fine folks at the American Mustache Institute, who have made the facial hair their life's passion.) But someone forgot to tell the attendees of last weekend's Pitchfork Music Festival that not everyone can rock the ... More >>
The best restaurant in the world for 2010 has been announced, and it's Noma in Copenhagen. The Guardian reports on the restaurant's upset of El Bulli, the winner for the past four years and the return of rustic over modernism. Tweezers: they're not just for splinters and unwanted facial hair anymo ... More >>
British garage-rock queen-bee Holly Golightly is returning to St. Louis for the first time since August 2005 at the Firebird on Tuesday, December 1. Details forthcoming. Also, John Mayer has announced a show with Michael Franti and Spearhead at the Scottrade Center on Saturday, March 20, 2010. Ticke ... More >>
Unreal just heard about some employees at a Chicago radio station who received an unexpected package last week, ripped it open and proceeded to laugh so hard that some of them peed their pants. The joke du jour: BLAGO Volumizing Shampoo and Conditioner - For Really Big Hair. "IT'S BLEEP'N GOLDEN!" r ... More >>
nelly.netHave you heard the news?St. Louis' favorite rapper, Nelly, is out with new fragrance for his Apple Bottom line of female fashion wear. And no, the artist is not naming the perfume after his popular energy drink and song, Pimp Juice. Not that that matters. The ladies will still be attracting ... More >>
The Beauty Bar is a name of a venue in other cities -- Austin and Las Vegas, for starters -- and now a "punk rock hair salon" in St. Louis. The grand opening is tomorrow, and will feature beer, BBQ, burlesque and tunes from Strawfoot. (I tried to continue the "B" alliteration, and just couldn't. Bum ... More >>
So hard for it, honey
7 p.m. Monday, November 24. Pop's, 1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois.
Not so secret 'stache
The Mexican wants your hybrid names.
A Clayton salon owner claims his former stylists are poaching his upscale clients.
Orange Girls are back -- and Bold.
7 p.m. Sunday, October 8. Creepy Crawl (3524 Washington Boulevard).
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For Libby Yocco, preparing for death included a postmortem coiffure by a loving granddaughter
A St. Louis barber-chair maker weathered the Depression, succumbed to Japanese competitors and adapted to changing fashion
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