Treemen - A compound noun made up of the words tree and semen that is used to describe certain pollinating plants whose odor strongly resembles ejaculate. (These trees are in full bloom right now in St. Louis, btw.)
The term above and its definition comes (ahem) courtesy of St. Louis comedian J ... More >>
It's been said that employees engaging in social media while at work cost the U.S. economy $650 billion a year in lost productivity. That's $4,452 per company, and it doesn't even factor in the economic losses from plain, old Web surfing. Throw that into the mix, and good lordy: No wonder the econom ... More >>
"Nothing demonstrates what a critical asshole I am more than judging the RFT Web Awards." -- Anonymous
So said one of our esteemed judges during a marathon session this week to determine this year's RFT Web Awards winner and finalists. It's true. Our judges are a discerning bunch for good reason. A ... More >>
This is my last day as music editor of the Riverfront Times. It's been 21 months and two weeks since I moved to St. Louis from Denver, and there has not been a more dynamic stretch in my life.
My predecessor, Annie Zaleski, offered me some tips when I started, just as her predecessor had. Daniel Hi ... More >>
KDHX (88.1 FM) celebrated its 25th anniversary on Sunday at the Schlafly Bottleworks in Maplewood. We went; we heard music, we ate pretzel-encrusted chicken, we got buttons that said "Music Lovers for KDHX" (duh) and "Dancers for KDHX" (irony is great!), we bought a t-shirt that said "Aggressively I ... More >>
Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>
Update: Chris Ward wins round one, but there are still tickets on the table. To win Flux Pavilion or Beach House tickets, write a scholarly sounding sentence about one or more of the paintings. We'll give 'em to whoever makes us laugh the hardest.
Ringo Starr is taking his All Starr (...) band on t ... More >>
KDHX (88.1 FM) Co-Executive Director Nico Leone will be leaving his post here to take a job as the General Manager of KCUR (89.3 FM) in Kansas City. He'll start on August 1 and remain at KDHX until then.
Leone has been with KDHX for eight and a half years. He started as Music Director and has been ... More >>
Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded Youtube videos with which you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new ... More >>
Gareb Shamus was a colossus among men, founding Wizard Entertainment and turning it into the go-to source for news and views on collectables. For years he was on top of his fantastical world, running a company that produced widely-read publications such as Wizard Magazine and Toyfare Magazine.
Yet ... More >>
Cameron WittigThe Bad Plus is in town for four more shows.What will 2012 bring us? To start, the finale of the Bad Plus' residency at Jazz at the Bistro. Then there's David Lowery wearing two hats tonight in Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven at the Pageant. Comedian Rob Delaney had to add a s ... More >>