In case you ain't heard, the ultimate visual prop for any would-be national political convention these days is a piece of furniture. But not just any piece of furniture. You can't walk out there and address a dog-hair covered Barcalounger. C'mon, this is the big leagues. If you want to win over the ... More >>
If there's one thing the Pussy Riot trial has taught us, it's that protest music can still be a dangerous, subversive tool. By performing an anti-Putin "punk prayer" during a guerrilla action at a Russian Orthodox church, Pussy Riot intended to provoke and offend. Many saw their action as blasphemou ... More >>
â€‹A pair of male lowland gorillas experienced a few hours of freedom yesterday at the Kansas City Zoo. According to the Kansas City Star, the 400-pound primates made their into a zookeepers' area where they were able to glimpse inside the enclosure that houses the zoo's female gorillas. "They were ... More >>
image viaOh, Charlton Heston, why did you have to go and die? The town of Marion, Illinois, needs you! Well, they don't really need you -- their problem isn't gun control -- but they need you to re-enact your greatest film role. No, not Ben Hur, though yes, it would probably be loads of fun t ... More >>
A bill under consideration in the Illinois Legislature would outlaw the act of "driving while texting" a.k.a. DWT.Those caught red-handed could face penalties ranging from $75 to $500 with the citiations working much like speeding tickets. Get more than three of them, and you could lose your license ... More >>
That old "last man on earth" setup? It really works.
The holiday season at the Playhouse at Westport Plaza: One gift, one lump of coal.
Super Monkey Ball Adventure takes a wrong turn.
Week of August 10, 2006
Week of July 20, 2006
Teen rebels rule in Larry Clark’s Wassup Rockers.
Thou shalt not spoof DeMille’s Ten Commandments
C.S. Lewis' world comes to life in The Chronicles of Narnia.
My Ride's Here (Artemis)
Monkeying around with Saturday-night mainstay The Love Boat
Despite its derivative plot and frustrating ending, the new Planet of the Apes is deliriously charming fun
Taking aim at the NRA's Charlton Heston in Magic Smoking Monkey Theater's Planet of the Apes: Live!
Published the week of April 5
Co-written and directed by Oliver Stone
Apparently even the oh-so-virtuous Charlton Heston has his price; that giant sucking sound is the Post-Dispatch's readership slipping away
Looking for Ozark culture amid the neon, glitter and traffic of Highway 76 in Branson