Last Saturday, Dead Wax Records (1959 Cherokee Street; 314-913-3692) quietly opened its doors for business, offering a few hundred square feet of neatly packed LPs for collectors and vinyl newbs alike to peruse. Shoppers and sun soakers have a new spot to stop in on Saturdays, and the small but well ... More >>
You're nervous. Excited. Sweaty. Impatient. You just know that everyone else has done it a million times while you're bumbling around on the Internet searching for any sliver of information that might help you to not look like an idiot. You may as well write "virgin" across your forehead.
Don't wor ... More >>
"It is a period of civil war. Rebel spaceships, striking from a hidden base, have won their first victory against the evil Galactic Empire."
So begins the famous opening crawl to Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, the 1977 film that kicked off a universe full of furry dog-beasts, deadly weapons of l ... More >>
Sometimes it takes an event like Wizard World Comic Con to prove that "nerd" doesn't necessarily mean "dork" nowadays.
Tens of thousands of people swarmed the America's Center this weekend for St. Louis' first-ever Comic Con, a three-day event celebrating pop culture and science fiction. The event ... More >>
Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending August 26, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books and Subterranean Books.
This week, we find ourselves in a State of Wonder (incidenta ... More >>
I've said before, talking about the Cardinals' draft picks this year, that I initially hated what they did. I didn't like the players that well, I didn't like what I saw as the overly-risk-averse nature of the strategy, and I hated that they seemed bound and determined to load up on limited upside m ... More >>
Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending May 6, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News.
The Heart and the Fist, we think, would be a great ti ... More >>
Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending April 22, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News.
It was a week for new titles on the St. Louis bests ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsButter sculpture of of a dragon. We call her Margereene. The Missouri State Fair's kicks off this Thursday in Sedalia. Where there's a fair, there's one thing for certain:
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Iowa State Fair's annual butter sculp ... More >>
That was, without a doubt, one of the worst Super Bowls I can ever remember. Oh, sure, the game was just fine. Instant classic material, I guess. Two great quarterbacks, historic franchises, a great comeback that almost happened, plenty of drama in the last two minutes, and a brilliant storyline ... More >>
Darth Vader Pez Dispenser: "Impressive."Have fun this weekend, but don't go broke. Here are our ten suggestions for weekend entertainment that will cost you $10 or less.
Eighteenth-annual National PEZ Convention at the Marriott St. Louis West (Saturday)
If you remember our 2007 feature story ... More >>
Star Wars in Concert, the symphonic tribute to the six George Lucas films, wraps up its U.S. dates Sunday in Nashville. Last night, the tour stopped in St. Louis at the Scottrade Center. Photographer Stew Smith roved the concourse looking for super fans -- and while he didn't find as many as he had ... More >>
Anthony Daniels -- that's An-TON-ee -- is not the nervous, bumbling droid C-3PO he played in six Star Wars movies. In fact, although he's not quite sure where the personality for the protocol droid came from, he doesn't shy away from his biggest role, despite the fact that he was behind a mask for a ... More >>