Any high school student dreaming of college considers applying to a "safety school" to get a guaranteed acceptance just in case no other schools work out. For some, community college is a helpful fall-back. For others, it's the nearby state school. For those equipped with an ivy league budget but ... More >>
Nine local artists specializing in photography, fibers, comics, sculptures, painting and printmaking have beat out 41 other applicants to become the first producers for CSA STL, a community-supported, agriculture-inspired model for connecting St. Louis with art. Last month, three friends announced ... More >>
Cornell McKay is running out of options. Yesterday, his lawyers' petition to the state appeals court was denied almost immediately, within hours of filing. That means McKay will likely be sentenced tomorrow for an August 2012 armed robbery he insists he was framed for. McKay's lawyers are now aimi ... More >>
Convicted murderer Keith Esters says he has information on an August 10, 2012, armed robbery on North Boyle Avenue. His claims are recorded in sworn police depositions acquired by Daily RFT and in recent statements to a Post-Dispatch reporter. Yesterday, lawyers for Cornell Mckay -- the man facing ... More >>
Eighteen-year-old Keith Esters murdered Megan Boken on August 18, 2012 in a brazen daylight robbery gone wrong in the Central West End. He pleaded guilty to second-degree murder back in November and a judge later sentenced him to 50 years in prison. But attorneys for a man arrested for a similar ar ... More >>
This week's show recommendations include visits from Mount Moriah, The Mountain Goats, Black Flag, and more. Also, be on the look out for the Skin Graft St. Louis Homecoming and a dual release show featuring Humdrum and the latest Tower Groove Records single. Read on for all that and more!
For more than 30 years, Bad Religion has carved out a niche as the thinking man's punk-rock band. When BR formed in Los Angeles in 1980, the inspiration for lyrics came from the topic of corporate greed and the conflicts between philosophy, science and religion. Bad Religion's sixteenth full-length ... More >>
A recently released study conducted by researchers at Cornell University claims that stacking colored potato chips with regular 'ole potato chips acts as a visual cue to curb your chip intake. First, since when are we trying to lessen our potato-chip count? Secondly, what potato chips could this pos ... More >>
Chef Rene Redzepi thinks it's a shame that Christmas trees are used for a few days then discarded, so he writes in the New York Times that perhaps we should considering eating our Christmas trees. "Maybe for us Westerners the Christmas tree becomes, if only briefly, like a beloved pet. And who would ... More >>
Last week a U.K. farmer anonymously confessed to selling illegal milk from cloned cows. Now the Guardian announces that beef from cloned bulls has entered the food chain. Two bulls were sold for food by a Scottish farm, one last summer and a second in May. The farm, which is the largest breeder of H ... More >>
Rob Krentz's family talks about the life and death of the murdered Arizona rancher
New television drama set in New Orleans tries to get the food right. "Treme" airs on HBO, produced by "The Wire" creator David Simon and focuses on a chef. Despite a few food timeline goofs, CNN said that the show's getting the city's food right. The new food trend in New York City? Going ancient. ... More >>
The Tigers move on, Cornell goes home. And in the end, it looked just like pretty much every other Missouri victory.Â Watching the Tigers all year, there's a remarkably predictable pattern to every game that the Tigers win. At halftime, the game seems almost evenly matched, the score seemingly alway ... More >>
Then, one reader takes the St. Louis Public Library to task, while another brings home a tasty bowl of spicy bull penis.
The state’s winemakers and food producers aren’t exactly key playersin the global economy. A Mizzou professor aims to change all that.
Bow to your sensei!
Some folks deserve our congratulations (kisses, Wash. U.!), some our patronage (we love Don Bellon's beautiful, found-object-filled deli) and still others our furrowed brow (hijinx on Bill O'Reilly's Web site: wha'?)
Week of March 12, 2003