Prom season is here! Magazines, websites and well-meaning-but-crazy family members have been preparing girls for this magical dance for years, ensuring that prom is second only to a wedding in terms of a young woman's self-worth. How exciting!
Such a grand occasion calls for just the right dress -- ... More >>
Megadeth rocker Dave Mustaine raised a few collective eyebrows this week when he endorsed former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum's bourgeoning presidential bid. The former Pennsylvania senator has been gaining steam as of late after prevailing in a trio of February contests, including Missouri's non-bindin ... More >>
Jennifer SilverbergPhillips, shut out again. Andy, still adorable.Last night the National Book Award committee decided for the fourth time not to give the poetry prize to Carl Phillips, Wash. U. professor and one of St. Louis' most awesome poets. Four times, people! What is up with that?
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Image viaOne of our crew is leaving us to spend the summer doing volunteer work in India. We celebrated her imminent voyage by exposing her to a different kind of exotic cultural experience, namely the gay bars on Manchester Avenue on a Saturday night.
Her inaugural drink came from the shirtl ... More >>
Last month, we learned about several new shows coming to the Food Network. The most ominous of the many ominous new titles was something called Guy vs. Rachael's Celebrity Smackdown.Well, Guy Fieri went on The Rachael Ray Show yesterday, and the two announced the new show. It's even worse you pro ... More >>
We're pretty certain that there will never be a reality show on national parks that rises to the level of American Idol or Dancing With the Stars, but we thought you should know that you still have the chance to vote for the St. Louis Arch Grounds as one of the best parks in the country. If w ... More >>
Update: Wash U. Dumps Bristol!Student leaders at Washington University have approved spending thousands of dollars to bring Bristol Palin to St. Louis next month to talk at the school's annual "Sexual Responsibility Week." Palin will serve as the keynote speaker February 7 and discuss abstinence ... More >>
Image viaToday you'll need galoshes instead. Gosh we love the word, "galoshes."Steinberg Skating Rink in Forest Park was slated to open today, and you were hoping to go with friends! But alas, it is not to be. Quiz: Why not? a) You don't have friends.b) It's too hot, and the ice keeps melti ... More >>
Despite releasing seven albums and amassing a cult of fans through relentless touring -- its appearance at the Firebird this Sunday is their third St. Louis show in twelve months -- Electric Six is still known to most people for two songs: "Danger! High Voltage" and "Gay Bar." So while the ti ... More >>
Image viaAre R.A.M.S. fans ready for another Really Awful Miserable Season?Alright, so the Rams haven't actually played their first regular season game -- that happens Sunday at the Edward Jones Dome against the Arizona Cardinals -- so adding a tally to the loss column might be a bit premature. A ... More >>
We weren't at the wedding of Kurt and Brenda Warner, though we assume the couple had a first dance.From that we can deduce that Warner has twirled before an audience before, but does he have what it takes to shimmy in front of millions of viewers? We're about to find when Warner competes on ABC's ... More >>
Now that pseudo-reality TV show The Hills is over forever, and Dancing With the Stars is done waltzing until the fall, where are we supposed to get our reality-TV fix? (Other than the dozens of other reality TV shows still airing new episodes, that is.) It's like they say in that philosophic ... More >>
On Sunday afternoon, July 12, celebrities and baseball legends will gather on the field at Busch Stadium for the Taco Bell All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball
Game. Musicians scheduled to play include Backstreet Boys member Brian Littrell, Nelly, Chingy, Ashanti and Ginuwine. (No word yet on if th ... More >>
We've all seen that movie, the one with Dennis Quaid, and he used to be a big prospect pitcher, but he blew out his arm, right? And then he goes to big league camp one year, after he's been coaching little league for like ten years, and all of a sudden he can throw like a hundred miles an hour? Yeah ... More >>
Friday, January 16*Republic Tigers/Analysts/Oceania, Bluebird*Target Market/Jovian Chorus/Say Panther, Cicero's*Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks, Sheldon*Leroy Pierson/Los Carnales Blues Band, BB's Jazz, Blues and Soups*Rum Drum Ramblers, The Stable*Everett Dean, Deluxe*Left Arm, The Blind Eyes/The Abac ... More >>