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  • Blogs

    March 12, 2014

    W. Kamau Bell May Have Lost His TV Show, But He Hasn't Lost His Edge

    Standup comics are rarely one-trick ponies nowadays. Some act in movies, others in sitcoms and a handful even take a crack at the music business. But only a small minority ever host their very own TV show. The Chris Rock-produced Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell ran on FX for two seasons, making t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2013

    Answers to the Riverfront Times 2012 News Quiz

    In January Riverfront Times published its annual "News Challenge" -- 78 multiple-choice questions testing how well readers paid attention to current events over the past twelve months. Within a week, more than 100 of you submitted your answers to us. A few weeks later a dozen readers e-mailed a simi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2013

    Mizzou: Petition Asks Fox News to Apologize To Pagans, Wiccans After Mocking Diversity Policy

    As we reported on Tuesday, Fox News gave the University of Missouri some loving this week with a news report poking fun at Mizzou's religious diversity policy, specifically mocking its recognition of Pagan and Wiccan holidays. Mizzou, Fox said, is just allowing lazy students to take advantage of s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    Fox News Goes After Mizzou For Respecting Wiccan, Pagan Holidays, Religious Diversity

    The University of Missouri's respect for a diverse range of religious holidays -- not just the main ones, like Christmas, Thanksgiving and Hanukah -- goes "beyond political correctness." It's "almost like an excuse to do nothing." So says radio host Tammy Bruce, in an eye-opening Fox News story tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2013

    Roy Blunt on Missouri Gun Control Proposal: "Big Step Away From The Second Amendment"

    Yesterday, we reported that State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal, a Democrat, is pushing gun legislation that would force parents to notify school officials if they own firearms. It's one of many proposals that is sparking controversy at the state level as federal officials continue to debate what ki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    Scenes From the Todd Akin Campaign Watch Party

    In retrospect, the outcome of the evening should have been clear around 8:40, just after FOX2 News (KTVI) announced that Claire McCaskill had a commanding sixteen percent lead over Todd Akin with four percent of precincts reporting. Read more about Todd Akin on Daily RFT: The "legitimate rape" co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2012

    [VIDEO] Bill O'Reilly: "These St. Louis Post-Dispatch People are Dumb and Corrupt."

    In an editorial last Wednesday, the Post-Dispatch lamented public distrust of the media (which is now at a record high, according to Gallup). The daily suggested that both conservative and liberal cable-news hotheads may or may not be totally to blame, but surely don't help the situation. So what do ... More >>

  • Culture

    August 23, 2012
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    July 9, 2012

    Ernest Borgnine Shares His Secret for Long Life

    Academy Award winning actor Ernest Borgnine passed away this weekend at the ripe old age of 95. He starred in hundreds of films in a career that stretched to seven decades, but to me he'll always be Cabbie, the musical-theatre loving lug of a cab driver in John Carpenter's Escape from New York. And ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Was a Mouse Really Found in a Mountain Dew Can? Local Lawsuit Goes Viral

    ​Remember Ronald Ball, the Illinois man who's been suing PepsiCo on a claim that he opened a can of Mountain Dew and found a dead mouse inside? The Madison Record broke the story a year and a half ago, followed by the Daily RFT (here and here). But yesterday, websites from the Daily Mail in Great ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2011

    The Muppets and Fozzie's Sandwich Emporium

    ​Walter grew up in Smalltown, USA, the kind of place whose population number (literally) flips every time a vehicle rolls into or out of town. He's the adorable felt brother and best friend of Gary (Jason Segel) who, after stumbling across old episodes of The Muppet Show, becomes enchanted with th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2011

    Police Not a Problem for OccupySTL; The Homeless on the Other Hand...

    Albert Samaha​There is madness in Oakland, Chicago, Phoenix, Denver, Atlanta, New York. Flash-and-bang gas canisters... protesters flushed from public squares... mass arrests. But not here. At first, a cynic might think, "Of course! The last thing this city needs is a stone-throwing-police-wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2011

    Occupy STL -- Voices from Kiener Plaza

    ​The man in the light blue button down is just on a quick smoke break. He's from southwest Missourah, in town for a meeting, soaking up a nice day in Kiener Plaza in the heart of downtown St. Louis and he's stumbled upon a square full of sleeping bags and Imo's boxes and pitched tents and people t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    Fox News, Robin Carnahan Settle Lawsuit

    An excerpt from the advertisement in question.​Three months after the election and nearly five months after it was filed, Fox News and its anchor Chris Wallace have settled a suit against former U.S. Senate contender Robin Carnahan. The network filed the lawsuit in response to a Carnahan' campaign ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    Dana Loesch Radio Show Now Syndicated

    ​First it was shoes. Then it was booze. And these days? What does St. Louis have to offer the rest of the world? Try conservative talk-show hosts. Today Emmis Communications announced that Dana Loesch and her "Dana Show" will begin broadcasting next week on WIBC, Indianapolis, marking the first ti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    Welcome to Disqus, Our New Commenting System

    Now you can join the conversation.​We know how much you guys love the Captcha commenting system. Who doesn't enjoy struggling to read nonsensical phrases and sharing the odd combinations it generates to prove that you aren't an evil, spam-happy robot?Sad to say, but the Captcha is getting laid to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    Welcome to Disqus, Our New Commenting System

    Now you can join the conversation.​We know how much you guys love the Captcha commenting system. Who doesn't enjoy struggling to read nonsensical phrases and sharing the odd combinations it generates to prove that you aren't an evil, spam-happy robot?Sad to say, but the Captcha is getting laid to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2010

    Food Allergy Diagnosis Guidelines Created

    There sure are a lot of new food rules lately. The newest report comes from the Wall Street Journal: The National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases has finally issued clinical guidelines for diagnosing and treating food allergies. The guidelines will hopefully eliminate the hoard of alle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2010

    Child Nutrition Bill Passes House of Reps, Headed to President

    Despite being blocked by an unrelated amendment on Wednesday, the House of Representatives passed the Child Nutrition Bill yesterday. The AP gives the details of the final bill, and explains that the added amendment, pertaining to background checks for child care workers, was passed in a separate bi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2010

    It's Life, Jim, But Not As We Know It

    ​Space geeks have been crapping their pants since news hit the Interwebs Monday that NASA was holding a press conference "to discuss an astrobiology finding that will impact the search for evidence of extraterrestrial life." The announcement further defined astrobiology as "the study of the origin ... More >>

  • Film

    November 11, 2010
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    October 22, 2010

    Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder Turns Tables on Charges vs. Tea Party, True Racist Outfit is NPR

    Kinder: Tweets gone wild.​As you may be aware, the NAACP came out this week with a report connecting the Tea Party to fringe racist movements. As you can imagine, the Tea Party rejects the racist allegations. Now, one of Missouri's biggest Tea Party cheerleaders, Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder, is turning ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    Slate Debunks the Fox News Lawsuit Against Robin Carnahan

    To be blunt, Fox is full of it.​From being represented by a law firm with ties to Republican Roy Blunt to using copyright law for the purpose of political censorship, earlier today Slate published a thorough take-down of Fox News and their "bogus" lawsuit against Robin Carnahan, Missouri's Democra ... More >>

  • News

    September 22, 2010
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    September 21, 2010

    Poll Suggests Robin Carnahan is Closing the Gap vs. Roy Blunt; Is Fox News to Thank?

    Carnahan never looks a Fox News gift horse in the mouth.​First a caveat, the following poll was conducted at the behest of the Missouri Democratic Party. Assuming, then, that their pollsters got it right, Democratic candidate Robin Carnahan is now neck-and-neck with her Republican rival Roy Blunt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2010

    Rupert Murdoch: Ass Clown of the Week

    Murdoch: A new feather in his cap, Ass Clown.​It wasn't even close. Rupert Murdoch collected three times as many votes as any other candidate this weekend to earn him the title of Daily RFT Ass Clown of the Week. Sixty percent of voters thought the media mogul worthy of the honor after his Fox New ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2010

    Fox News Sues Robin Carnahan Over Campaign Commercial

    Excerpt from the Fox News interview.​Saying that a campaign advertisement compromises its "apparent objectivity," Fox News yesterday filed suit against Robin Carnahan's senate campaign over a commercial that uses footage taken from the broadcaster.The lawsuit stems from an interview Congressman Ro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2009

    Interview: Dick Valentine of Electric Six, Playing at the Firebird Tonight

    ​Among the usual hard-partying social climbers and cocky but insecure sleazebags that populate Electric Six's new album, KILL, is a factory worker who complains of pain and ponders taking a day off, but ultimately decides that he's where he belongs. It's not hard to imagine that Electric Six f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2009

    DNC Responds to Tea Party Protesters, "Birthers" and Other Malcontents

    Have you seen the Democratic National Committee video making the rounds on the Internet? I'm not sure it's going to silence any members of the St. Louis Tea Party (especially now that Fox News has made the group so legit), but it does seem to fight fire with fire by using video clips of the proteste ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2009

    St. Louis Tea Party and MC Hammer: Kindred Spirits

    ​By its own admission, the St. Louis Tea Party has yet to make much impact on the public policy of President Barack Obama and the Democratically controlled Congress. But that's beginning to change, states St. Louis Tea Party organizer Bill Hennessey in a message to his flock. Following his group's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2009

    Local Blogger Hijacks McCaskill's Healthcare Forum Appears on Fox News to Talk About It

    ​Dana Loesch local blogger (Mamalouges), conservative talk show host, and right-wing Tea Party organizer marshaled a group of Teabaggers to turn a public forum on healthcare reform organized by Senator Claire McCaskill 's office into a protest against healthcare reform. I think the forum was actua ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    Could $1 a Day Keep St. Louis Teens From Becoming Pregnant?

    They're doing it in North Carolina. In a program called College Bound Sisters, teenagers (12-18) in Greensboro earn $7 a week to stay in school and not become pregnant. The money is placed into a fund payable to the girl when she enrolls in college. The program is not without its skeptics."It makes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2009

    The Morning Brew: Wednesday, 6.3

    American country hams are making a comeback. (New York Times)Speaking of ham: A giant feral pig, the stuff of Internet legend, turns out to be...true. (Fox News)Yet another Starbucks reinvention: This time, its food is getting a makeover. (Reuters)

  • News

    March 25, 2009
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    February 27, 2009

    GOP Gone Wild! Silent Majority Gets Loud at "Tea Party" Under the Gateway Arch

    A few months ago, presidential hopeful Barack Obama drew 100,000 supporters to the Gateway Arch. On Friday morning, President Obama's opponents followed suit, drawing a few hundred critics of the federal government's economic stimulus package.At the rally, the president was referred to as a terroris ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    Tonight: Glenn Beck at the Fox; Soon: Glenn Beck on Fox

    Conservative wisecrack Glenn Beck will be in St. Louis tonight, performing in a play called The Christmas Sweater, based on a book by Beck of the same name, at the Fabulous Fox Theatre.Beck had a show on CNN Headline News until late October; he moves to the likely more comfortable confines of the F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2008
  • Home Entertainment

    February 6, 2008
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    October 24, 2007
  • Music

    September 12, 2007

    La Mascara Mexicana

    Los Straightjackets reinterprets some American and Brit rock and soul and Common finds Forever.

  • Dining

    November 16, 2005

    Lemon Soul

    We're plenty happy to try out new Lifestyles

  • News

    November 3, 2004

    Letters

    Week of November 3, 2004

  • Film

    September 8, 2004

    Film Openings

    Week of September 8, 2004

  • Film

    July 28, 2004

    Summer Camp

    Demme's Candidate overhaul goes for the knowing giggle

  • Film

    July 21, 2004

    The Company Line

    A new film denouncing corporate ruthlessness could use some downsizing of its own

  • News

    September 10, 2003

    Spin in the No-Spin Zone

    Some folks deserve our congratulations (kisses, Wash. U.!), some our patronage (we love Don Bellon's beautiful, found-object-filled deli) and still others our furrowed brow (hijinx on Bill O'Reilly's Web site: wha'?)

  • News

    June 25, 2003

    Slick Dick

    Dick Morris pipes up, the Bishops come to town and I-70 gets no respect

  • Music

    March 12, 2003

    Gossip Folks

    Thanks to The O'Reilly Factor and Pepsi, Ludacris got a bad rap

  • News

    August 30, 2000

    Party Crashers

    Ralph Nader tries to derail the corporate-sponsored presidential debates with a lawsuit. Protesters have their own plans to disrupt the Bush-Gore affair at Wash. U.

  • News

    December 30, 1998
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