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  • Blogs

    October 6, 2014

    St. Louis Pickup Truck Limo Featured In The New Movie "Dumb and Dumber To"

    Randy Combs can now add Jim Carrey to the list of celebrities who've used his 34-foot Dodge Ram limousine. The fourteen-passenger limo with a hot tub in the bed is slated to appear in at least one scene in the new movie Dumb and Dumber To that arrives in theaters in November. Combs tells Daily RFT ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2014

    Searching for a Job? Better Move to Wentzville

    Sorry, St. Louis, but if you need a job, you're better off in St. Charles County or a western suburb. NerdWallet published a list of the best Missouri cities for job hunters this week, and the numbers are clear: Go west, young man. (Or woman.)

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2013

    Ten Bands You Never Would Have Thought Used to Be Good

    It's a common cliché by now: Some snobby, balding guy with glasses in every bar across America rants and raves about how he only likes "the old stuff" by every band. "I liked the first record," is his creed. This character floats around, bumming everyone out and sucking all the fun out of a karaoke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2013

    10 Coolest (and Craziest) Cars of the 2013 St. Louis Auto Show

    I have been attending the St. Louis Auto Show for probably twenty years now. I can recall back when the Caprice-based Impala was a concept. The Viper and Sunfire as well. The Acura NSX. And I saw them all, live and in person. Over acres and acres of jam-packed floor space. Every manufacturer and n ... More >>

  • News

    July 26, 2012
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    July 12, 2011

    Don Perry and Bonnie Spinola on the Thrill of the Hunt

    Jon Scorfina​ Often, the most sincere record collectors have no professional associations with the music industry. Their collections stem from nothing but a love of music. We met this week's Last Collector Standing through Anna Zachritz of Euclid Records, who suggested two of the store's most ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    This Year's Five Best Super Bowl Commercials

    ​That was, without a doubt, one of the worst Super Bowls I can ever remember. Oh, sure, the game was just fine. Instant classic material, I guess. Two great quarterbacks, historic franchises, a great comeback that almost happened, plenty of drama in the last two minutes, and a brilliant storyline ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2010

    State Senator Kills Tax Giveaway to Ford; Bully for Him!

    Great company, but can Missouri really afFord it?​I like Ford Motor Company. Just like those old Remington razor ads, you could say I liked Ford so much, I bought the company.In January 2009 I purchased $500 worth of Ford stock. It was the first time I ever purchased individual shares of a company ... More >>

  • Film

    September 30, 2009
  • Blogs

    August 26, 2009

    America F*** Yeah: Chesterfield Hummer Dealership Also Sells Assault Rifles

    Wikimedia Commons​While the rest of America's auto-dealers are crying about the end of "Cash for Clunkers," the guv-mint bail out of GM, and other forms of socialism in this once-prosperous capitalist society, one Chesterfield car salesman knows what a true American patriot needs to make it throug ... More >>

  • News

    July 22, 2009
  • Blogs

    April 29, 2009

    Live Blogging Obama's 100 Day Meeting at Fox High School

    10:25: Hello everybody! Have a seat10:26: It's good to be out of Washington and back in the Midwest! Yes. I love you, too!10:27: Obama gives shouts out to Senator Claire McCaskill, Governor Jay Nixon, Secretary of State Robin Carnahan, State Auditor Susan Montee, and everyone at Fox High School. Tha ... More >>

  • News

    April 22, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 30, 2009

    A Glimmer of Hope for Missouri Auto Industry

    Nationally the news ain't good for the beleaguered U.S. auto industry. Just yesterday, in fact, the White House forced the resignation of General Motors' chairman Rick Wagoner and told Chrysler to seek a partnership with Italian car maker Fiat if it wanted any more government assistance.Closer to ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    Lonely Days Down at the Hummer Dealership

    There are many lonely places in this world -- the Gobi Desert, Australia's Outback, the Bering Sea -- but none lonelier than the showroom of a Hummer dealership.Looking for an up-close glimpse at economic ruination, I spent a couple of hours at Lynch Hummer in Chesterfield earlie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2009

    AB/InBev Loves It Some Futbol, err, Football

    The economy has several advertisers sitting out this year's Super Bowl, but not AB/InBev. The Belgium-based brewer of Bud Light and everyone's favorite, Hoegaarden, has bought four-and-a-half minutes of time during the February 1 contest. The company's creative director, Bob La ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2008

    Eero Saarinen's Legacy: More from the Man Who Gave Us the Arch

    Ask any St. Louisan who designed the Gateway Arch and he or she might be able to tell you. Then ask 'em to try to name something else Eero Saarinen designed. www.britannica.com We couldn't either. Saarinen is, in the words of the curators at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., "the ... More >>

  • News

    December 5, 2007

    Guilt-Edged

    Pugnacious defense attorney Frank "Tony" Fabbri never backed away from a fight. Then the lawyer ran afoul of the law.

  • News

    August 23, 2006

    Battle Lines

    Gangs keep their murderous hold on the streets of St. Louis. And kids like Lil' Robert Walker pay the price.

  • News

    March 22, 2006

    Ace of Spaides

    This St. Louis rapper thinks he's got a winning hand to play

  • News

    April 27, 2005

    The Old Chuckaroo

    St. Louis radio's provocateur was a mystery in life -- and in death

  • News

    January 12, 2005

    King Ink

    Meet Brad Fink, a man of color whose body is the perfect canvas for his work

  • News

    August 18, 2004

    Crunch Time

    The demolition derby is still a gas in the nooks and crannies of mid-America

  • News

    June 2, 2004

    Trolling for Endorsements

    We wake up a Margaret Cho-approved congressional hopeful; plus, Unreal gets the Tiger Beat facts on local car dealers and Bill Haas goes south of the border

  • News

    August 27, 2003

    Sonny, How We Love Ya

    City Museum, monstrous vehicles and a meet-'n'-greet with the Hell's Angels prove that danger can be fun; plus, the socioeconomic impact of bling bling

  • News

    June 11, 2003

    Speed Demonizing

    Week of June 11, 2003

  • News

    April 2, 2003

    The Boxers' Rebellion

    When a renegade band of artists and writers tries to punch its way into the local fight game, the gloves come off

  • News

    October 30, 2002

    Hard Ride

    Bulls, broncs and the blunt wisdom of Ray Cox challenge the cowboys and weekend warriors of the Lazy C Rodeo School

  • News

    October 9, 2002

    One-Wheel Roller

    King of the rink Leo White is ready for prime time, but is prime time ready for him?

  • News

    August 21, 2002

    Best in Show

    Nobody denies Debi Baker's talent with animals. Too bad she doesn't have the same gift with people.

  • Music

    May 22, 2002

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of May 22, 2002

  • Music

    March 27, 2002

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of March 27, 2002

  • News

    February 6, 2002

    The Graveyard Whistlers

    Maritz Inc., the St. Louis giant nobody knows, the company that created the gold retirement watch and other corporate incentives, faces the future with a frozen smile

  • News

    January 16, 2002

    St. Louis Needs a Better Idea

    Five Ford-tough choices follow decision to close Hazelwood plant

  • News

    October 17, 2001

    Citizen Callow

    The mayor names a PR wiz to a city board and ends up with a PR problem

  • News

    May 9, 2001

    Maybe in Memphis

    Jim Green, ex-con and government snitch, says he and his buddies from the Bootheel took part in the plot to kill Martin Luther King Jr. Trouble is, Green's been lying all his life -- so why should anybody believe him now?

  • Calendar

    January 31, 2001

    It's a Gas, Gas, Gas

    The 2001 St. Louis Auto Show has a vehicle for everyone -- from classic to concept

  • Music

    January 10, 2001

    Giant Steps

    Enthusiasm fueled Ken Burns' new documentary on jazz, but the pursuit of profit also looms large

  • News

    September 6, 2000

    The Hummer King

    Jim Lynch rules in the world of boy toys. Will he keep his throne now that GM has moved in?

  • News

    July 26, 2000

    Logan's Run

    The ownership ranks of professional racing are dominated by fast cars and big money. What's a chiropractor from St. Louis doing in a place like this?

  • Culture

    June 14, 2000

    Hair

    Book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado; music by Galt MacDermot (New Line Theatre)

  • Culture

    May 24, 2000

    Inside the Soap Box

    Michael Moore gets out of his La-Z-Boy to find The Awful Truth

  • News

    March 15, 2000

    The Boys from Boonville

    In 1963, a group of African-American runaways and truants was sent to a rural reform school. Then the nightmare began.

  • News

    November 10, 1999

    THE BIG FIX

    A desperate St. Louis pays top dollar to gamble on a risky convention-center hotel

  • Calendar

    September 8, 1999

    CONNECTIVE TISSUE

    David Judd, UM-St. Louis prof and co-author of The Tourist City, wants St. Louis to be linked by more than just highways between sports palaces and shopping malls

  • News

    June 30, 1999

    Burned

    Ellen Reasonover has served 16 years of a life sentence for murder. But new evidence -- a secret tape and a forgotten memo -- suggests that the prosecution may have committed the real crime.

  • News

    May 5, 1999

    Foul Ball

    Whitey Herzog takes a vicious swing at money-driven modern baseball, where only the wealthy win -- and the fans always lose

  • News

    January 20, 1999

    Wheel Be Seeing You

    A first-timer's guide to this year's auto show

  • News

    January 20, 1999

    Coupe Dreams

    Actually, even four-door models are fair game as we fantasize about the future of cars

  • Music

    January 13, 1999

    Are You Sure Hank Done It That Way?

    An essential boxed set shows what was right about Hank Williams and what's wrong about country music today

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