The tagline from his commercials was well known to St. Louisans. Standing behind his podium, auto dealer Dave Sinclair would thank the television audience for their time and then give his address: Lindbergh and Tesson Ferry.Now Sinclair's children will have to find a new ending for the television ... More >>
Unreal has learned that the local daily laid off 39 people today. And actually reported (an apparent press release) on it!According to the un-bylined brief, the P-D let go of 36 people in circulation and 3 people in classifieds. Most of the jobs are being outsourced to Indiana. (Dave Sinclair ain't ... More >>
Used to be that Dave Sinclair was the "South County Ford Dealer." These days, Sinclair prefers the title the "American Car Dealer in South County." Sinclair's television ads -- you know the ones with the 80-year-old standing behind a podium -- have won praise from the St. Louis Building Trades Counc ... More >>
Only a month after the St. Louis Post-Dispatch laid off eighteen staffers, another eighteen heads are said to be on the chopping block today.
Auto dealer Dave Sinclair has pulled his advertising from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch following the paper’s controversial decision to outsource some of its advertising typesetting jobs to India. Sinclair tells Riverfront Times that he canceled all his ads for the next four to five weeks. "It’s ... More >>
There's a secret squirrel out there taking potshots at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch via a newish blog, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Watch.com. The squirrel seems to have a thing for the Post's political coverage, with political reporter Jo Mannies taking the heat in more than one entry (here's a post on a ... More >>
Municipal codes keep fortunetellers, prophets and paupers out of St. Louis, Jeff Smith's campaign violates the time-space continuum, and Bill Haas fights back; plus, if the conversion van's rockin', don't come knockin'.
We wake up a Margaret Cho-approved congressional hopeful; plus, Unreal gets the Tiger Beat facts on local car dealers and Bill Haas goes south of the border
Week of October 24, 2001