For the president of a club about men's facial hair, Richie Darling is actually quite the feminist. "To hold office and vote on important club things, you have to have facial hair, which makes it a men's club by default," admits Darling, founder of the St. Louis Beard and Mustache Club."But I like ... More >>
Six ways of looking at Tom Waits, character actor
Today, June 18, 2012, Paul McCartney celebrates his seventieth birthday. We're having our own private party by counting down Sir Paul's six best moustaches. Let us know your favorite McCartney mouthbrows in the comments below.
What constitutes manliness? Is it merely the presence of certain genitalia and a Y chromosome and the ability to manufacture large quantities of testosterone? Or is it something more complex and metaphysical like, say, knowing how to knot a necktie or possessing an understanding of certain complexit ... More >>
8:30 p.m. Saturday, May 12. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
ABC NewsDr. Aaron Perlut calls on a march on Washington.The St. Louis-based American Mustache Institute last week joined forces with tax preparer H&R Block in calling for a $250 federal refund for men (and women) who proudly wear facial hair. Dr. Aaron Perlut, chairman of AMI, says the money ... More >>
Image viaGut Check invites you to eat, drink and donate to help this RFT staffer rebuild his home.Update: A friendly reminder, Gut Check readers: We're eating and drinking tomorrow after work at Three Kings Public House (6307 Delmar Boulevard, University City; 314-721-3355). Twenty percent of ... More >>
Is that a handlebar 'stache or one half of the McDonald's golden arches? Morgan Spurlock will be in St. Louis on Saturday for the American Mustache Institute's annual 'Stache Bash.The filmmaker and screenwriter, perhaps best known for Supersize Me, is in the running for AMI's Robert Goulet Memori ... More >>
Competition is heating up in the race to be named this year's Robert Goulet Mustached American of the Year. This week famed actress Brooke Shields jumped into the fray, endorsing fellow thespian Brandon Wardell -- whose mustache and singing talents have landed him roles starring as Freddy Mercury. Y ... More >>
Image Via'Stache Bash headed thatta way.This just in from the folks at the American Mustache Institute. Their annual gala slated for next month is changing addresses -- moving from the bar of one Cardinals' broadcaster to another. That's right, on December 4 'Stache Bash will take place at ... More >>
10:40 p.m. Saturday, September 18. The Regional Arts Commission, 6128 Delmar Boulevard.
John Oates rings in last year's Stache Bash.If you -- like me -- have already begun grooming your facial hair for the American Mustache Institute's annual 'Stache Bash, you may be wearing that lip sweater for awhile. Daily RFT recently caught up with one of AMI's founders Aaron Perlut (a.k.a. Dr. ... More >>
9 p.m. Tuesday, September 14. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
8 p.m. Friday, August 6. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
As a fad or trend, mustaches are rather passe. (Shh -- don't break the hearts of the fine folks at the American Mustache Institute, who have made the facial hair their life's passion.) But someone forgot to tell the attendees of last weekend's Pitchfork Music Festival that not everyone can rock the ... More >>
Wahl! That's a sexy shave.As Daily RFT was first to tell you earlier this week, St. Louis has been named the sixth-most manliest city in the nation. How did we earn such honor? According to the authors of the study, it has something to do with our appetite for sports (particularly the motorized k ... More >>
8 p.m. Friday, June 18. Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center, 3301 Lemp Avenue.
Stan Kroenke boasts that There Will Be Blood 'stache suggesting a shrewd business tycoon who you do not want to fuck over -- if you know what's good for you. Khan, meanwhile, sports a dashing, almost regal, mustache suggesting a fun-loving man who knows how play and work hard.If you haven't heard ... More >>
Khan he grow a mustache? Yes.Is it me or does Shahid Khan's mustache grow more resplendent with each new photo to surface of the St. Louis Rams prospective new owner?The first image of Khan revealed yesterday showed a man with a thick, workmanlike 'stache circa a 1982 dockworker. Today's photos o ... More >>
The American Mustache Insitute has done it again: They just posted an interview with REO Speedwagon singer Kevin Cronin. The discussion involves REO's new video game, vinyl pants, today's music industry and...rollin' with the changes. Excerpt below. Oh, and don't forget -- the band has a Chri ... More >>
British garage-rock queen-bee Holly Golightly is returning to St. Louis for the first time since August 2005 at the Firebird on Tuesday, December 1. Details forthcoming. Also, John Mayer has announced a show with Michael Franti and Spearhead at the Scottrade Center on Saturday, March 20, 2010. Ticke ... More >>
Eddie Murphy and his 'stache.Tonight's the second annual American Mustache Institute 'Stache Bash (Roberts Orpheum Theater, 7:30 PM, $29). While the event raises funds for St. Louis Challenger Baseball, it's also a special time to celebrate Mustached Americans who have made our world a better pla ... More >>
Pop singer John Oates has re-grown his world famous mustache after a two-decade hiatus. Oates, part of the super group Hall and Oates, debuted his new lip hair today in St. Louis where he'll headline tonight's "Stache Bash" party presented by the American Mustache Institute. Photo: Chad GarrisonA bi ... More >>
Unless you've been cowering under a big glob of shaving cream, you're probably aware that this Friday the American Mustache Institute is hosting its third annual 'Stache Bash at the Roberts Orpheum downtown. (More details on the party here.) You're also probably aware this year's event features the ... More >>
Brendan Ryan reacts to news that he's a finalist.The St. Louis-based American Mustache Institute has just released the finalists for its annual Robert Goulet Memorial Award, honoring the man (or woman) who's done the most this year to promote and uphold the mustache as a lifestyle/fashion stateme ... More >>
Daryl Hall (left) and John Oates (right). Seriously, that facial hair can totally fuck you up.A to Z's love and admiration for the credo and mission of the American Mustache Institute -- okay, okay, who are we kidding? We mean the AMI itself -- is well-documented here. But the lads behind the end ... More >>
The late singer and actor, Robert Goulet.The St. Louis-based American Mustache Institute is soliciting nominations for its second-annual Goulet Award -- an honor bestowed upon a mustachioed individual whose acts and reputation glorify upper-lip hair. Last year's award went to Tim Galvin, a former ... More >>
8 p.m. Thursday, July 23. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
Our pals over at the American Mustache Institute just commissioned a tune to further spread the gospel of their mission. Please take a listen to and/or purchase "I Got A Mustache" from LA musician/producer Jamey Scott. Vocals contributed by Eddie Cunningham, pedal steel by JayDee Mayness. The song's ... More >>
Well, like many great surprises, it didn't last very long.It looks like the Cardinals' Rick Ankiel has shaved it off. You know, the mustache that garnered not one, but two, blog posts, and a couple thousand visits via Google. Seems more people were interested in it than one might've guessed.It's an ... More >>
Okay, the time has come for someone to put their foot down, and that foot is me. Something has got to be done about that thing on Ryan Franklin's face. I don't know what the fuck it is, or exactly what Franklin thought he was going for when he started trying to cultivate it, but this has ... More >>
Not so secret 'stache
6 p.m. Sunday, August 17. Family Arena, 2002 Arena Parkway, St. Charles
8:30 p.m. Saturday, September 8. Creepy Crawl, 3524 Washington Boulevard
Friday, February 10, 8 p.m. at the Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center (3301 Lemp Avenue)
Friday, November 25; Bottleneck Blues Bar
(inside Ameristar Casino, St. Charles Landing, St. Charles)
Monday, November 7; Mississippi Night (914 North First Street)
The town of Augusta is lookin' mighty foxy at 150 years old -- and you're invited to the celebration
Ministry's Al Jourgensen gets political, Black Heart Procession talks facial hair, and Minnie Driver loves us (yay)!
Big Dan Telle
Beware the hair
Gateway International Raceway