Getting your celebrity gossip from TMZ is soooooo 2009, dude. Each Thursday in "Twitter Litter," RFT Music rounds up the week's best meltdowns, ego battles and WTFness from rockers, rappers and DJs who aren't afraid of a little hashtag action. This is the final installment of "Twitter Litter," so it ... More >>
Blockbuster is closing the handful of stores still open in Missouri by next year in a third and final round of cuts eliminating the video store's retail operations nationwide. Dish Network, owners of Blockbuster, announced Wednesday they are shuttering 300 retail stores and ending the video-by-mail ... 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 >>
- Five Guys Burgers and Fries -- which has received a few mentions in our quest for St. Louis' most overrated burger -- is now open in the former Blockbuster Video location at 4183 Lindell Boulevard. This is the first City of St. Louis location for the national chain, which arrived in the metro area ... More >>
Mexico (not modern)My Post-Dispatch counterpart Joe Bonwich reported yesterday on a new restaurant coming to the former Blockbuster space near the intersection of Olive Boulevard and Chesterfield Parkway West in Chesterfield: Fiesta Modern Mexican.(No relation to Milagro Modern Mexican in Webster ... More >>
It's only been a few months since you got tired of Rebecca Black's "Friday" for the first time, but now the singer and her masterpiece of viral awkwardness are embroiled in what amounts to the first ever viral video label dispute. Following ARK Music Factory's botched attempt earlier this wee ... More >>
Jennifer SilverbergThe "fragrant eggplant" at Ginger BistroHappy New Year! The first review of 2011 is Ginger Bistro, a new pan-Asian restaurant in the Delmar Loop. I can promise you that this new year begins with a roar. But is it of delight or of rage? Read a sneak preview of my review after th ... More >>
I included this in the September edition Restaurant Roll Call, but here are a few specific details: Ginger Bistro had its soft opening this week on the first floor of the building at 6665 Delmar Boulevard.The location used to be a Blockbuster Video, and Ginger Bistro sprawls across the entirety o ... More >>
Image viaOn Monday, Red Stripe premiered a new ad for its delicious, delicious beer. The video clip features the Red Stripe Ambassador -- shades of the Old Spice smooth-talker, perhaps? -- dancing to a Stephen Marley-produced, reggae cover of Frankie Goes to Hollywood's '80s synthpop hit "Rel ... More >>
Image ViaYou should be at home playing video games at 8:30 on a Monday night!You were standing in front of the Subway in the Loop yesterday around 8:45 p.m. with five or six of your teenage friends. I was dressed in athletic shorts and running shoes, carrying a gym bag and wearing headphones beca ... More >>
But just a little bit back
Ruka Puff dabbles in movie-making, while the members of Ludo share their Christmas wish lists.
The arrival of Noodles & Company and Chipotle has some Delmar business owners wondering where it will end.
Week of November 23, 2006
Mark Bluestein and Jason Harris hope to turn St. Louis cinema buffs on to their irreverent talk show
A round-up of summer's surefire hits (and definite duds)
Sega's Hedgehog goes back to the grind . . . yawn.
Failure is McConaughey's perfect movie, and a pretty good one for us
Adult businesses fear the "Smut Shop" bill will tax them into oblivion
It's his birthday
Remember when Steve Martin was funny? Apparently, neither does he.
Poignant but a bit flaccid, Gloomy Sunday almost satisfies
Three recent video releases have local ties
The neglected Fontbonne Film Series
Troma's Lloyd Kaufman has guts, all over the floor
Unorthodox rapper Jonathan Getzschman keeps his ear to pop culture
Two local film series are anything but highbrow
The Tivoli offers more decoration for the refrigerator with the resurrection of the film calendar series
DEJ Productions tries to give "direct-to-video" a good name
Ghetto Koool Stuff
Week of March 21, 2001
Hollywood & Vine Video
Directed by Howard Deutch
Published the week of August 2-8, 2000
Co-written and directed by Mary Harron
Cashing in your CDs
The independent video shop hits the stop button
One development at a time, Missouri has lost 87 percent of its wetlands. And that means more floods, more damage, more levees, more bucks. The story of one Supercenter and how progress comes at a price.