If I had a quarter for every Jell-O shot I've been offered since I started this job, I'd probably have enough change to get a couple beers out of the boozy vending machine downstairs. I've never been much of a lush, but it just seems un-American to turn down a dessert with such high regard from the ... More >>
In the very long and tiring journey that is the 2012 presidential election, it's easy to get swept away in the 24-hour news cycles, attack ads and mud slinging. Then again, that's tame compared to North Carolina's 14th Congressional District race.
The Campaign starts off with a scandal. Will Ferrel ... More >>
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 >>
Image viaIn the little over a week since its August 8 release, the video for Prince Ea's "Backwards Rappers" has gone moderately viral. By that, we mean that is has garnered attention in the right places -- CBS News, the Huffington Post, Reddit -- and from the right people -- Sage Francis, Br ... More >>
If Draco Malfoy actor Tom Felton's promise (which turned out to be a joke/hoax) to become a white rapper was just one more sad reminder of a series you used to love, we don't blame you -- but we would like to discourage you. Harry Potter, as I'm sure you will remember, is after all a little m ... More >>
Graphic by Virgil Boyd Jr.Do area blacks suffer from the "slave mentality"?In his recent documentary, City of Haterz, local filmmaker Horace Williams explores a combustible hypothesis, best summed up by DJ Cub of Derrty DJs in the first few minutes of the film: "[St. Louis is] a 'crabs in the bar ... More >>
Steve TruesdellArch Rival Roller Girls at a previous PrideFest paradeThis weekend, there are plenty of sights to see around town, surrounded by drinks aplenty and even more opportunities to eat. From the Arch Rival Roller Girl Jello Wrastlin' Fundraiser at FUBAR to PrideFest 2011 in Tower Gro ... More >>
Photo by Evans WardPOP TARTS!In the fine tradition of American comics (such as Bill Cosby) whose stuff isn't raunchy, but somehow gets people heaving with mirth, we give you Brian Regan. He's been selling out theaters for years -- notably, without the help of Saturday Night Live, his own TV show ... More >>
commons.wikimedia.orgJames Laurinaitis has solidified the middle; now the Rams need to find him some help on the outside.Yesterday we looked at the Rams' situation at wide receiver, and it was determined said situation is, at least in the near term, somewhat less than ideal. A combination of inju ... More >>
The legendary Bill Cosby appears at the Fox Theatre on Sunday afternoon, October 24. (Tickets are still available for the 3 p.m. show.) The 73-year-old is known for many things: comedy, acting and, of course, being the patron saint of pudding. Specifically, Jell-O Pudding and its associated products ... More >>
The Flaming Lips show has been sold out for weeks, but those without tickets can catch openers and noveau-weirdos Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti at Vintage Vinyl on September 17.
*HD4000, September 11
*Protomen, September 10
560 Music Center
*Wadada Leo Smith's The Golden Qua ... More >>
That's local artists Justin Tolentino and Jason Spencer (aka Killer Napkins) painting on the flood wall along the Mississippi River south of downtown earlier this summer. The pair call themselves Like A Beer in Deadlights and their stag-themed gallery exhibition opens tonight at Concrete Ocean.
Jon ScorfinaNicole Peterson, this week's Last Collector StandingNicole Peterson has worked in many facets of the music industry, including retail at Slackers CD's and Games and (currently) at Suite 100 at the Pageant handling merchandise and ticket sales. After looking through her modest reco ... More >>
"Here it comes," she's about the enjoy the "gum that goes squirt," so says the old-school commercial for Freshen-Up gum.Food products come and go, often with good reason. What seems like a good idea might leave diners gagging in retrospect a decade down the road.
Some products die because t ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/89978611@N00Your TV got snow? I'd like to know. Comment below.I realize I'm in the minority here being among the 10 percent of the U.S. population who do not subscribe to satellite or cable television.But I've got to kvetch to the small fragment of folks out there like me. Can you ... More >>