Gary Glitter

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2014

    Why Jack White Is the Most Important Rock Star of the 21st Century

    There's a great scene from Shine a Light, Martin Scorsese's documentary about the Rolling Stones' 2006 performance at New York's Beacon Theatre, in which Jack White joins the band to sing and play guitar on "Loving Cup," a bluesy track off 1972's Exile on Main St. Midway through the song, White sha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    Why Do We Keep Making Child Molester Gary Glitter Rich?

    The music, film, TV, and sports industries are in bed with a convicted child molester: Gary Glitter. You know Gary Glitter, even if you don't think you do. He's famous for "Rock and Roll Part 2," which is played during sports events from coast to coast. (Ring a bell? "Da da da - Hey!" The video is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2014

    Here Are Some Weird Things Rock Stars Have Put Their Penises In

    By Luke Winkie We've built a culture that breathlessly responds to the reckless id of horny rock stars. It's either another colorful facet of pop culture or the crumbling of our basic human values, depending on how you look at it. What we do know, is that gross white men sticking their penis into es ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2013

    The Six Best "Hey!"s in Rock and Roll

    No musician puts a "Hey!" in a song for his/herself. "Hey!" is a social cue, an opportunity for engagement between a musician and the audience. It means nothing, but it means the same nothing to all of us and therefore means something, maybe even everything. Woah. Here are the six best "Hey!"s in ro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2012

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows From October 1 to 7

    Uh....I got nothin'. This little mouse cursor icon has been blinking at me for a couple minutes now while I've been just staring vacantly at my keyboard, unable to think of anything amusing to write in this little show-post introductory paragraph. It's not my fault. When I came in this morning I cam ... More >>

  • Music

    September 27, 2012


    8 p.m. Tuesday, October 2. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard. $30 to $34. 314-726-6161.

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2012

    The Complete Bob Reuter Interview

    Editor's Note: Bob Reuter's Alley Ghost will release Born There this Sunday at Off Broadway. For this week's Riverfront Times, Josh Levi talked to Reuter, but the man cannot be confined to our limited print space. What follows is the rest of the interview, complete with old music and new music to li ... More >>

  • Music

    September 9, 2009

    Jumbling Towers

    8 p.m. Friday, September 11. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2009

    Best and Worst of Stadium Rock

    Tonight, at the Scottrade Center, one of my all time favorite bands will rock the collective ass of St. Louis for all that it's worth. Ladies and Gentlemen, AC/DC is in the house. I know, I don't really seem the sort to love AC/DC, but what can I say? Maybe it's the screech of Brian Johnson's vocals ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 24, 2008

    The Devils, You Say

    New Jersey's shame is everlasting

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    October 5, 2008
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    December 19, 2007

    2007: The Year in Movies and Music

    A year-end wrap-up of what we adored, what was ignored and what the new year will bring.

  • Music

    December 8, 2004

    Just Get Out!

    We evict party laggers, improve our singing voice and remember the best beer ad of all time

  • Music

    August 28, 2002


    Heathen Chemistry (Sony)