As the long summer afternoons drag on, we could all use a quick pick-me-up -- not those sugary, chemical-ridden energy drinks, but rather good old-fashioned coffee. Chances are your local coffee shop is like a second home -- special mugs, chatty baristas and free wifi; it's likely you've grown quite ... More >>
Since Sump Coffee (3700 South Jefferson Avenue; 917-412-5670) opened its doors to the public in December 2011, owner/coffee baron Scott Carey has been bringing a "Third Wave" coffee experience to south St. Louis. Sump Coffee owner Scott Carey pulls a shot from his Slayer espresso machine. Carey wa ... More >>
If you're one of the five remaining speakers of "Yuchi" -- a near-extinct Native American language in Oklahoma -- your tweets will look insane, even to those within your linguistic group. That's because the "@" character is part of your alphabet, so whenever you type it in, Twitter will wrongly thin ... More >>
A few years ago while living out West, Sylvia Longmire, a retired U.S. Air Force captain and former special agent with the Air Force's Office of Special Investigations, noticed that the news media often bollixed its coverage of the Mexican drug war -- a topic she'd been tracking closely for Californ ... More >>
Gary Kaplan put all of his chips on BETonSPORTS and drew the worst hand of his life. Now he’s making tuna casserole in a St. Louis jail.
But some parents aren't buying.
Unreal gets hot and bothered over a former GOP spokesman, calls up a north-county man with some James Bond-ish crap to sell and finds a local blogger with “zero redeemable qualities to speak of.”
Still funny after 45 years
Some Lou denizens feel dissed by Miss USA (but Unreal still loves her!), a Pattonville student is treated criminally, and an 84-year-old grandma praises the Rams in song; plus, we clock local athletes on our gaydar
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If you didn't like this year's movies, you didn't look hard enough. The RFT's film critics weigh in on their faves of the year.
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.