Contests and Giveaways

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    Cannabis Cupcakes Cookbook Giveaway, Right in Time for 4/20 [CONTEST]

    Last year Gut Check offered a 4/20 survival guide, and a list of the six best St. Louis restaurants that deliver delicious munchies to your doorstep. This year, we're giving away one copy of Cannabis Cupcakes: 35 Mini Marijuana Cakes to Bake and Decorate to ensure at least one reader gets baked on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2012

    McDonald's McRib Returns to St. Louis Today, Get One For Free From Gut Check

    Usually McDonald's (multiple locations) brings its popular seasonal McRib sandwich back to menus across America in the fall. However, in September, Advertising Age leaked a memo from the McDonald's Operators National Advertising Fund stating the sandwich won't hit menus till December to boost end-of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2012

    Enter Gut Check's "Drawing" to Win an Awesome Spider-Man Prize Pack from Hardee's

    The Amazing Spider-Man -- this summer's comic-book movie spectacular that isn't The Avengers or The Dark Knight Rises -- opens on July 3. That means the Spider-Man promotional machine is kicking into high gear. Locally, the Hardee's at 2110 Hampton Avenue will host a Spider-Man event from 2-4 p.m. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2012

    Reverse Caption Contest: Win a Pair of Two-Day LouFest Passes and Announcement Party Tickets

    Next Tuesday, April 3, LouFest will announce the lineup for its third installment in Forest Park on August 25 and 26. The big news will come at a party at Plush (3224 Locust Street, 314-535-2686) and the Blind Eyes and Morning Teleportation will play. We have a few tickets to the announcement part ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    El Monstero Ticket Giveaway

    Obviously you want to go to this. Photo by Paul Addotta.​El Monstero, the Pink Floyd tribute that makes all other tributes look more like sheepish compliments, is back for its first ever summer installment. This Saturday, July 9th, the Monster hits the Veteran's Memorial Amphitheater in Jeffe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Elvis Costello Ticket Giveaway!

    ​Elvis Costello is bringing his Spinning Songbook tour to the Pageant on Friday. The show starts at 8:30, the balcony is sold out and general admission is $45. But we have two tickets to give away. Costello released his first album, My Aim is True, in 1977, and since then he's beco... oh wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2011

    Win A VIP Package to Rib America: Sing 30 Seconds Of A Participating Band's Song

    ​Sure, you could go to Rib America early this weekend and get in free, but you still have to buy drink and food tickets and jockey for position in front of stages. OR: You could record yourself singing 30 seconds worth of a song by any of the participating bands, and if your rendition is our ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    Cheap Trick, Mariachis, and Hornitos Tequila Rock Out Cinco de Mayo

    For your Cinco de Mayo drinking and rocking pleasure, Midwestern classic rock heroes Cheap Trick have mashed up their ode to parental perversion, "Surrender" with a mariachi band. You can thank the fine folks at Hornitos Tequila for thinking this was an awesome way to promote their Make a Mashup c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    Guess Where I'm Eating this Hot Dog and Win Cardinals Tickets!

    Holly FannBeefy​This contest is for the hot dog aficionados. After all, hot dogs and baseball go hand in hand. You can win tickets to a Cards game, and all you have to do is guess where I'm eating this tasty hot dog (no, it wasn't at the ballpark). The winner will receive a pair tickets to s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2011

    Cinnabon Gives a Free Sugar Boost on Tax Day

    Cinnabon​ Tax Day - even with a few buffer days because who in the world can turn in their taxes on a Friday? That's practically, almost the weekend! - is so stressful. Especially for people who've waited until the very last minute to file. To reward poor time management, mall-based Cinnabon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    [UPDATED] Denny's Wants to Kill You, Part 3: Free Trip to Baconfest 2011!

    Baconfest Chicago​ Gut Check was contacted yesterday by Gotham, Inc., the communications company that represents Denny's. Evidently the employee who issued the original quote about the success of Denny's Baconalia wasn't qualified to comment. The company has asket to retract her comments and ... More >>

  • Music

    March 17, 2011

    Eli "Paperboy" Reed

    8 p.m. Tuesday, March 22. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2010

    Contest! Win a Pair of Lucero Tickets!

    ​On December 7, Lucero is returning to the scene of its last wild sold-out club show in town, Off Broadway. A to Z has a pair of tickets to give away to one lucky winner! To enter, leave your full name, a valid email address and why you want to go to the show. Be creative! This contest ends at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2010

    Missouri Wines Show Them at the Mid-American Wine Competition

    www.stonehillwinery.comA prize-winning week for Stone Hill​The 4th annual Mid-American Wine Competition results are in, and Missouri wines had a great showing among the 550 entries from fifteen states. Missouri claimed thirteen Gold and 28 Silver medals -- 32.5%, and 28.5% of the totals, respecti ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 12, 2010
  • Blogs

    February 19, 2010

    St. Louis Will Bid to Be a Google Fiber Test Market

    ​Last week we reported that Google is looking for a test market for a fiber optic Internet service that could promise  Internet speeds to users that could reach 100 megabytes-per-second or more (currently the fastest broadband available is about 18 mbps). The question: will St. Louis bid to b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2009

    Win a Pair of Ra Ra Riot Tickets!

    ​Ra Ra Riot packed the Billiken Club in March, and now the orchestral indie sweethearts are returning to St. Louis on Sunday, September 20, at the Firebird. (Maps and Atlases and Princeton are also on the bill.) Courtesy of Barsuk Records, I have a pair of tickets to give away to its show! To win, ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 17, 2008

    Raw Deal

    That's how they roll

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2008

    Boeing vs. Airbus: The Winning Bird Might Be Too Big

    You may have had your fill of the Boeing vs. Northrop Grumman/European Aeronautic Defence and Space (EADS) air force tanker brouhaha. But I don't recall reading as many specifics of Boeing's protest as former RFT staffer Mike Seely offers in a blog post at our sister paper Seattle Weekly. Seely sp ... More >>