• Blogs

    September 3, 2014

    Human Terrain: Mustard Seed's Probing Work on Iraq Conflict Leaves Lots to Think On

    With combat troops lingering in Afghanistan through the end of 2016 and renewed U.S. airstrikes in Iraq, it may be decades before we can fully explore the cultural toll taken by our bloody adventures in the Middle East. Americans may be tired of war, but that hasn't stopped a slew of early playwrig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2014

    Why Do Some St. Louis County Cops Wear Military-Style Camouflage Uniforms?

    Ever see St. Louis County cops in camouflage military fatigues on the street and wonder why they're dressed like they're going to Iraq instead of Creve Coeur? That's the county's Tactical Operations Unit - the SWAT team - and Sargeant Matthew Pleviak tells Daily RFT that the camouflage is worn so t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2013

    The Ten Best Shows in St. Louis This Weekend: November 22 to 24

    This weekend features a grab bag full of shows to go to. The Urge celebrates a CD release all weekend, local musicians pay tribute to the late great Lou Reed at Off Broadway, the Crack Fox celebrates its fourth birthday, and the Saint Louis Science Center features a star show paired with live music. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2009

    Three Tours of Duty in Iraq and Then to Get Killed Installing Cable TV. What the Hell?​ The Daily RFT rarely breaks into sudden spasms of outrage, but this horrific story out of the Los Angeles today -- and on Veterans Day for Christ's sake -- has us in full-boil rant mode. It's the kind of tale that makes you wonder -- what kind of cruel ... More >>

  • News

    April 9, 2008

    Captain America

    Navy SEAL Eric Greitens has come home to St. Louis to help fellow Iraq vets.

  • News

    August 29, 2007


    Some readers say Cloy Richards is the exception, not the rule.

  • News

    August 8, 2007

    The Few, The Proud, The Shattered

    Tina Richards' son returned, suicidal, from Iraq battlefields. Now, the Missouri woman is waging her own war in Congress.

  • Film

    January 10, 2007

    Model Children

    Despite a nonexistent marketing campaign, Cuarón's latest is not to be missed.

  • News

    December 21, 2005

    Holiday Feast

    Our critics chew on the film trends of '05

  • News

    December 21, 2005

    Little Misses

    Introducing the best movies of 2005 you probably didn't see

  • Home Entertainment

    December 14, 2005
  • Film

    December 1, 2004

    Closer to Fine

    Urban savages wage war over sex in Mike Nichols' dreadfully funny new film

  • Film

    October 27, 2004

    Film Openings

    Week of October 27, 2004

  • Film

    August 18, 2004

    Paddled Senseless

    This sendup of Deliverance comes without a brain too