Ryan Fogle, 29, graduated from Mary Institute and Country Day School in Ladue in 2002. His family reportedly has roots in Clayton and Richmond Heights. And yesterday, he was apparently detained and expelled from Russia after he was accused of being a CIA spy. In an incredibly bizarre story, Fogle w ... More >>
Late last month, Martyl Langsdorf -- the famed painter, designer and native St. Louisan -- died at a hospital in the Chicago area. She was 96 years old and according to family fell ill with a lung infection. Her best-known creation was likely the Doomsday Clock, a symbolic representation of how clo ... More >>
Sen. Daniel Inouye, who passed this week, was present for some of the 20th Century's pivotal events. Born in Hawaii in 1924, he witnessed the Pearl Harbor attack as a medical volunteer. He enlisted in the Army and fought in World War II; there he lost an arm and still stayed in the service until 194 ... More >>
It's time for your weekly brain dump. Open up and say duh. 1. Well, At Least The Internet Is Free. You have to appreciate the irony of this video. While Secretary Clinton delivers a speech on internet freedom, a man who dared interrupt her speech by holding up a sign was wrestled out of the room ... More >>
Information Sterling allegedly leaked to a reporter ended up in this book and described how the CIA may have inadvertently assisted Iran in its quest to build a nuclear weapon.Jeffrey Sterling, a 43-year-old resident of O'Fallon, Missouri, who now works as a fraud investigator with the health ben ... More >>
All aboard the '80s way-back machine for Mike Nichols' good time Charlie.
A year-end wrap-up of what we adored, what was ignored and what the new year will bring.
Amnesiac-spy trilogy culminates in a thrilling Ultimatum.
Week of May 17, 2007
Twin Peaks: The Second Season
Week of December 21, 2006
De Niro takes a loooong, sloooow look at the history of the CIA
The tragic death of one of America's most important investigative journalists
Aya Sofia, 6671 Chippewa Street, St. Louis; 314-645-9919.
Week of March 16, 2006
Unreal takes a local celeb inside our actor's studio, browses for Star Trek figurines and says hello to "The Pampered Queer."
Has the NFL gone too far trying to monitor players' off-field antics?
Streisand and Hoffman save a family -- and a movie, too
Old-school private eye Joe Adams and his talented sidekick Jason Walz are on the case -- and they always get their man
Week of October 15, 2003
Shortwave radio: Where the lunatic fringe lives, breathes and flourishes
Week of May 21, 2003
In his new collection of poems, David Clewell hails the power of simple belief
Week of March 12, 2003
Vets call on the military's top brass not to fight
Michael Moore goes threshing about in search of fear itself
Matt Damon plays an assassin searching for his Identity.
Week of June 5, 2002
Week of February 6, 2002
With a distant war, a vague enemy and no access, local media are left waving the flag
How will Hollywood react now that real life is more terrifying than fiction?
At 28, Spuds has become a cybersage for the young and the reckless. Now he's gone straight.
College "scandals" expose hypocrisy of NCAA cartel
Father James Carney left St. Louis to work with the poor in Honduras, putting him at odds with both church and state. Fifteen years after his mysterious death, a new CIA report raises more questions than answers.