Technically, St. Louisan Cary Gray broke the Guinness World Record for longest unicycle trip in Catarina, Nicaragua, after riding 9,126 miles through Canada, the U.S. and Central America on one wheel. Sadly, he was a few days too late. Just before Gray hit the record-breaking mark, an Australian ri ... More >>
iliza.comIliza Shlesinger coming to the Funnybone this weekend!Iliza Shlesinger's hotness is (1) undeniable, and (2) irrelevant, because her comic chops are real: In 2008, at the tender age of 24, she won NBC's Last Comic Standing, and hasn't looked back since. She'll be at the Funnyb ... More >>
Image viaDo you need the perfect holiday gift for the Wilco fan on your list? Have you already given them the Wilco scarf, Wilco insulated lunch tote, Wilco album transport case and Wilco dog sweater? This year, given him the gift that'll keep him alert so he can listen to Wilco into the we ... More >>
It's spring, so it's time for the annual giant produce e.coli scare. Reuters reports that Freshway Foods has recalled romaine lettuce in 24 states, including Missouri and Illinois. The suspected lettuce was sold primarily for wholesale and food service in grocery stores, such as salad bars and del ... More >>
Photo courtesy Kaldi's CoffeeOn Saturday, October 31, and Sunday, November 1, Zach Dyer helped judge the Midwest Regional Barista Competition, with the winner advancing to the national competition in Anaheim in April 2010. In last week's post, Dyer explained how the competition works and describe ... More >>
Zach Dyer is a writer living in Saint Louis. He did his thesis research on coffee farmers in Southern Mexico. Since then, he has visited coffee plantations in Costa Rica and Mexico as well as roasters and cafés across the U.S. He blogs about coffee for Gut Check every Wednesday.Tobacco smoke, cara ... More >>
From Q&As to film debuts, your guide to the St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase
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Kill the DJ (Cleopatra)
High Crimes, a military thriller, sets a new low for Ashley Judd
The maker of a wrenching film on El Salvador's days of terror has a St. Louis link
Mediating the city's liquor-license madness is enough to drive an alderman to drink
Kellwood's taking fashion forward by making virtually all our clothes in the Third World. But the St. Louis giant carefully cloaks its operations, its plant locations and its monitoring of labor conditions.
Father James Carney left St. Louis to work with the poor in Honduras, putting him at odds with both church and state. Fifteen years after his mysterious death, a new CIA report raises more questions than answers.