In January Riverfront Times published its annual "News Challenge" -- 78 multiple-choice questions testing how well readers paid attention to current events over the past twelve months. Within a week, more than 100 of you submitted your answers to us. A few weeks later a dozen readers e-mailed a simi ... More >>
Deborah HylandKloco at his after-hours watering holeIn this series, food and drink professionals dish to Gut Check about their pet peeves anonymously but honestly. Gut Check Code Name: Kloco Position: Server at a casual Italian restaurant on the Hill Pet Peeve #1 People who talk on their ... More >>
Photo by Nils HinshawStandup Josh Arnold: "I'm fat blah"Fenton-born standup Josh Arnold is a big, good-natured, chuckling bear of a comic who never misses a chance to broadcast his own foibles. And we mean that literally: On Wednesday, the 33-year-old comic is returning as a guest on the national ... More >>
Well, yes, garage-punks Left Arm played their last show of original songs on Saturday night at Atomic Cowboy's new venue, the Fox Hole. Before the show, however, drummer Jason Potter sent over a few unreleased tunes that the band recorded with Gary Copeland at South-Fi Studio. Sniff. Bittersweet! Do ... More >>
More YouTube fun: Left Arm at the Kemper Art Museum last Friday, playing "Rock N Roll Stereo" and "Black and Bluetooth." I love posting these local live videos I see on YouTube, so if you played a gig and filmed some -- or discovered a few random ones via searches -- send 'em my way!
With four billion of them in use, few things on Earth are as ubiquitous as the cell phone. We take them everywhere, to dinner and a movie, to the bedroom, and yes, to the bathroom. And now, in increasing numbers, people are taking them to their grave.Ed Defort, publisher of the New Je ... More >>
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Unreal finally understands how to operate our fleet of Mercedes Benzes. Plus: A fashion update for a local hero and a de-gumming of STL sidewalks.