By Ryan Pfeffer "Tonight, Anthony Jeselnik is going to leave his stamp on the roast. And tomorrow, he'll use that stamp to buy food." That's how Seth MacFarlane introduced Anthony Jeselnik at Comedy Central's Roast of Donald Trump. And while obviously a bit hyperbolic -- like all great jokes -- th ... More >>
If you've rented a limo in the last few years, you might want to change your credit-card number because a St. Louis-based limo service technology company was hacked, and data for thousands of credit cards for people who wanted to party like a rock star were compromised. According to Krebs on Securi ... More >>
Editor: Tef Poe is an artist from St. Louis City. Through powerful imagery and complicated honesty, he has earned a reputation as one of the best rappers telling the story of St. Louis, which is about much more than one place. Poe has been featured in music publications such as XXL and Urb Magazine. ... More >>
Daily RFT caught up with the newly crowned Ms. Missouri, Nicole Rash, prior to her trip out to Los Angeles later this month to represent the Show-Me State at the Ms. America Pageant. Nicole, 27, moved to the St. Louis suburb of Brentwood last year and is no stranger to beauty pageants, having sashay ... More >>
Mainstream superstardom often begins with a spark, rather than an explosion. It's hard to say whether Lady Gaga would have been more than a behind-the-scenes cog in Akon's machine without "Just Dance." And if 50 Cent had not delivered "In Da Club," it's possible that the world may never have tasted ... More >>
Billionaire sports fan Stan Kroenke has been approved by the Los Angeles Dodgers (and its investment bank) to meet with Major League Baseball concerning his offer to buy the team. Kroenke is not the only big-bucks guy to get that approval. According to the anonymous sources "very close to the sal ... More >>
This is part one of Emily Wasserman's Chef's Choice profile of Casey Shiller of Jilly's Cupcake Bar. Part two, a Q&A, will be posted tomorrow, and part three, a recipe from Shiller, will be posted on Friday. Emily WassermanOn a sweltering afternoon during Labor Day weekend, Gut Check stopped ... More >>
image viaGary BuseyCongratulations, St. Louis. You now have an excuse to watch the upcoming season of Celebrity Apprentice, Donald Trump's "ultimate job interview" in which celebrities -- some of whom you may have actually heard of -- compete in various business tasks to...uh...well, not work ... More >>
You haven't had a raise in years. You got passed over for that last promotion. In short, your job has all the growth potential of prison's death row and your boss -- you're pretty sure -- is the lovechild of television's Donald Trump and Michael Scott. Well, you could always quit. But then, ... More >>
Joseph Cultice/courtesy of S. Carmody PhotographyGary Numan, London, 10/1997, by Joseph CulticeYou've seen photographer Joseph Cultice's work before. Marilyn Manson's iconic Mechanical Animals album cover? That's him. Jonas Brothers' retro Times Square scene on the cover of its 2008 disc, A L ... More >>
Image sourceTwo important revelations about former governor Rod Blagojevich from last night's episode of Celebrity Apprentice:1. Blago is still innocent.2. Blago has a thing for balloons.In this week's task, Donald Trump told the two teams to set up storefronts pimping Kodak's exciting new produc ... More >>
Image sourceIs this the face of a guilty man...or a business genius?Some people who believe they are accused of heinous crimes decide to prove their innocence in court. Other people go on TV reality shows. So two days after Rod Blagojevich's lawyers requested that his court date be postponed from ... More >>
It's been years since "You're fired!", accompanied by a cobra-like flick of Donald Trump's right hand, became a national catchphrase, so long, in fact, that Trump has resorted to casting celebrities instead of regular old celebrity-whores on his reality show The Apprentice.But now we may have a reas ... More >>
Photo of Lester Miller via St. Louis Business JournalLester Miller knows a thing or two about being filthy rich. He also knows what its like to be dirt poor. Maybe that's why he's taken such an interest in the rags-to-riches-to-orange-jumpsuit story of Bernie Madoff.Miller, a 77-year-old Ladue re ... More >>
Week of January 4, 2006
A St. Louis company is making a killing off Halloween. Your screams are music to their ears.
Copperheads invade a local real-estate company, but former employees say the biggest snake of them all is their ex-boss.
4177 Lindell Boulevard
Time again to take the year-end quiz
A cribsheet for the year's holiday-themed releases
Dustin Mitchell is anything you want him to be
Cod is good
Week of December 29, 2004
The Year in Review: A Quiz
Bill Stallings, the mastermind behind the Chase Hotel renovation and one of St. Louis' biggest movers and shakers, has tumbled hard
Porn star's spoof of local TV ad rubs "Queen of Carpets" the wrong way
And a soft-shoe routine
Some Lou denizens feel dissed by Miss USA (but Unreal still loves her!), a Pattonville student is treated criminally, and an 84-year-old grandma praises the Rams in song; plus, we clock local athletes on our gaydar
Warning: Sitting through blue/orange may be hazardous to your mental health
Dick Gephardt also likes kittens and cross-stitching; Unreal has fun with greed and other mortal sins
Ross Perot launched the Reform Party as the voice of the American people. Eight years later, it's a shrill, staticky free-for-all, and the moderates can't get heard.
St. Louis rapper Nelly sets out on the road to fame and fortune
St. Louis has a long and tortured history with the Admiral, home of the President Casino, but the city is about to gamble another $3 million to keep it afloat. It's a risky bet.
Will someone from the Reform Party please report to the office?
A Point-ed exchange with KPNT program director Allan Fee