The War on Christmas is upon us! Time to take sides! Did you know there was a War on Christmas? There is! Us Godless heathens are burning all the mangers, or at least politely asking that they not be forcibly erected (oh, I said it) in public spaces.
But you know what? Fine. You want a War on Chri ... More >>
Amidst the flash, bang, and noise of summer movies, there's "Winnie the Pooh", a quiet and relatively bombast-free film that picks up where the 1966 classic left off.
The one difference: hipster queen Zooey Deschanel lends her delightful vocals to the soundtrack, including the beloved theme ... More >>
wikimedia commonsDJ Lance Rock with a young fan. Awwz. One-time St. Louisian DJ Lance Rock and the Yo Gabba Gabba! Live crew bring their kiddie show on crack back to the Fox Theatre for two family friendly performances on September 17. Leave it to the Luminary--last week it announced that sp ... More >>
image viaLast week Gut Check explored the do's and don't's of dining out with children. Although the little ones don't always make for the best fancy-dining companions, kids and food are often a recipe for hilarity -- especially when the mess is being made on your computer screen and not the ... More >>
The music and styles of a parents' youth inevitably reappear in the music of their small children. Such is the case with Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! There's a Party in My City!. Almost two decades after rave culture's underground beginnings, it's been modified into the colorful, kid-friendly romp w ... More >>
Yo Gabba Gabba! is far more than just Nickelodeon-produced kiddie fodder. It's become a venue for introducing kids to music by Devo, Chromeo, Mates of State, Of Montreal, and so many more. The show's so popular, especially with indie darlings with children, that the show's producers have a surplus o ... More >>
Yo Gabba Gabba! is a children's television show on Nickelodeon co-created by Christian Jacobs, who's better known in punk circles as MC Bat Commander of the Aquabats. YGG! is coming to town at the Fabulous Fox on March 21, as we reported a few weeks ago. Just yesterday, the Aquabats announced a Marc ... More >>
Coke changing labels to make calorie counts more obvious. (MSNBC)New dinner party trend - share the work and the expense. (Chicago Tribune)Americans aren't eating enough fruits and vegetables. Michelle Obama to tackle the issue on November 10th episode of Sesame Street. (U.S. News and Worl ... More >>
If Titus Andronicus and the Mars Volta are too tame for your tastes tonight, might I suggest heading to the Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center for Caroliner Rainbow, Skarekrau Radio and Spunky Toofers? About the first legendary band, Lemp publicity guru and all-around good dude Charlie J. Moneybags says: ... More >>
A few weeks ago, I was going to post this video of Sesame Street aliens the Yip-Yips discovering radio. But today, my pal Jack posted the following on his Facebook feed, and I'm crying I'm laughing so hard. So, um, Sesame Street's Yip-Yip martians busting a move to M.O.P. Language NSFW, unless you h ... More >>