Lately, the Premiership, or the Barclay's Premier League, or just the Premier League, has been called the world's "top league" -- mostly by players coming into the British league from France, Germany, Spain and yes, the United States. That's because in the twenty-team Premier League, play is faster, ... More >>
Seeing a movie this weekend? Want to feel like the Queen of freaking England while you're at it?
On Monday, November 5, AMC West Olive 16 (12657 Olive Boulevard, Creve Coeur; 314-542-4262) became the first local AMC Theatre to debut the theater chain's Dine-In Theatre in St. Louis. Billed as a "mov ... More >>
Art and life co-habitate, informing, imitating, and enriching each other constantly. Each week in Better Living Through Music, RFT Music writer Ryan Wasoba explores this symbiotic relationship
I'm a sucker for the Food Network. Chopped is my jam, I have strong opinions about specific Iron Chefs, an ... More >>
A couple big developments yesterday in the criminal prosecution of the largest Ponzi scheme in St. Louis history, a.k.a., "The British Lending Program": 1) Bishop Martin Sigillito, convicted by a jury last April for masterminding the $52 million fraud, will not be getting a new trial. On Tuesday, Ju ... More >>
Maybe Edward Maher was channeling his inner-James by choosing to relocate to the Ozarks while on the lam.Our very own Ozark Mountains make a splash on the front page of this morning's New York Times, as Kansas City-based A.G. Sulzberger recounts the incredible yarn of super-fugitive Edward Ma ... More >>
Eddie Maher back in the early 1990s.A British national on the lam for nearly two decades was arrested this week in Missouri in the small town of Ozark, south of Springfield. Edward Maher was working as an armored truck driver in his native country in January 1993 when he drove off with over 1 mil ... More >>
Albert Samaha"I think it's pretty typical for a politician," said England. "It feels like they're doing something like this all the time."Peter Kinder blames the Stripper Scandal on Jay Nixon and the Democrats.
"Jay Nixon may want to make up false stories about the past," he said last Thurs ... More >>
Steve GullickJohnny Flynn & the Sussex Wit will be in town on Monday at the Duck Room. We talked to Flynn from the UK, where he lives. For more from our interview, read on as Flynn talks about American folk music and being the only kid at his school who liked Bob Dylan.
Katie Moulton: Are ... More >>
This is part two of Deborah Hyland's Chef's Choice profile of Jane Muscroft of Queen's Cuisine (qconline.us). Part one can be found here. Part three, a recipe from Muscroft, will be published tomorrow.
Deborah HylandDid your family cook when you were a child? Oh yes. My mum cooked dinner eve ... More >>
image viaWho says Catholics have more fun? Today is known to most in these parts as Mardi Gras (or Fat Tuesday), a celebration of indulgence in food, drink and all-around NSFW-itude. But for some religious revelers, the day before Lent means one thing:
Yes, today is also known as ... More >>
image viaSt. Louisan and Oscar winner Colin Firth in one of his most celebrated roles: Mr. Darcy in the BBC's Pride and Prejudice.Unreal has learned the hard way that we should read our New Yorkers as soon as we get them, because if we had, OMG, we would have learned that Colin Firth, Oscar w ... More >>
England vs. Australia may sound like a cricket match, but it's merely the latest Fight Club Sandwich installment: battle meat pie.
The two nations may share one language and a similar gene pool, but culturally they're as far apart as they are geographically. One is planning a royal wedding; ... More >>
Leaving the house = still awesome. Some recommended critic's picks are right over here. Other beaucoup weekend events (such as Motörhead) are previewed elsewhere. And below, ten more good bets for the weekend.
Crankfest @ Cranky Yellow
Info about this all-ages art and music ce ... More >>
(New albums are typically released on Tuesdays, i.e., today. What
can you spend your hard-earned pennies on this week? Find out below.)
Beans' End It All*Beans, End It All
Spin gave End It All a 7 out of 10 review: "Beans always poses as an abstractionist, freaking motormouth cadences with a se ... More >>
They fixed the nutrition labels on the back of food packages, now let's fix the front, says the National Academy of Sciences. The Los Angeles Times reports that the independent research group found that nutritional claims on the front of packages are often misleading. An upcoming study will report o ... More >>
Jason StoffThe National at the Pageant.
Click here for more pics from The National.The National was in chatty mood at the Pageant, or perhaps baritone intoner Matt Berninger and brothers Aaron and Bryce Dessner were just trying to fill the awkward silences between the acts of their rock opera ve ... More >>