The fliers began turning up Tuesday night, left in plastic bags weighted with rocks near an apartment complex near Fenton in Jefferson County. "Are there troubles in your neighborhood?" The question is printed beneath an illustration of a hooded figure pointing outward, like a racist version of an ... More >>
Only a week into his job as the mayor of Marionville, a small town outside of Springfield, Dan Clevenger is already making national headlines. But it's not his town or his elected position attracting a media scrum. It's his friendship with F. Glenn Miller, the KKK leader accused of shooting and kil ... More >>
Before white supremacist and anti-Semite F. Glenn Miller faced state and federal hate-crime charges for killing three at Jewish community centers in Kansas, he wrangled a slot on Howard Stern's radio show to tell America why Missouri should elect him to the U.S. Senate. "We call Glenn [Miller] the ... More >>
Photos by Bryan Sutter and Jason StoffNow in its fifth year, An Under Cover Weekend has ten local bands play a set of covers by an idol or influence of their choosing. Spread over two nights and almost certain to sell out, this years incarnation spans maybe the widest range in the event's his ... More >>
wikimedia commonsThere's always been a sense of glamour in the blur of all that is sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll, and it doesn't end when the music's done, or even when the rock stars die. Instead, an eerie feeling of mystery and unfinished business surfaces when the demise of a music icon is ... More >>
Photos courtesy of the artistsKate Middleton and Prince William are getting married in a matter of hours (have you heard about this at all?). You can watch the Royal Wedding via webcam, but let's be honest: Weddings are boring when you're actually there. So we'll take a pass on grainy video f ... More >>
whty.orgGlenn Miller a.k.a. Frazier Glenn MillerRemember Missouri's U.S. Senate candidate Glenn Miller? A former KKK leader, Miller made a big splash this spring when he began airing his anti-Semitic campaign ads on radio stations across western Missouri. Dozens of headlines followed, as did gues ... More >>
Jon ScorfinaThe cultural sea change of downloading has not stopped Michael Allen's quest for vinyl LPs. A collector since childhood, Allen showed an early interest in this column and emailed us to be profiled. Though he is a self-proclaimed vinyl "junkie," it hasn't stopped him from taking ad ... More >>
Stern: Crazy people make me smile.Glenn Miller, the former KKK leader, running for U.S. Senate was interviewed at great length Friday by Howard Stern. As our sister paper the Kansas City Pitch reports, Stern asked Miller which he hated more -- Jews or blacks. Miller fired back at Stern (who is Je ... More >>
A priest who allegedly solicited sex with a 16-year-old and pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography? Or...A gang-banger who fired a bullet that traveled three blocks and struck a two-year-old boy in the face as the child sat on his grandfather's lap?Hmm...tough call. So tough a call tha ... More >>
A full moon always brings out the Ass Clowns.Did you notice it was a full moon earlier this week? How else to explain the bumper crop of Ass Clowns making headlines over the past seven days? You know the rules, vote for the newsmaker whose actions or admissions this week you find to be the most d ... More >>
Heard about Missouri's U.S. Senate hopeful Glenn Miller? The Springfield man is a former leader of the North Carolina Ku Klux Klan and has been airing bizarre radio advertisements throughout the state denouncing the white man for being cowardly and blaming Jews for all the country's problems. (Liste ... More >>
To the casual observer, the quiet, tree-lined streets of Webster Groves probably do not suggest a jazz hotbed. Yet over the years the St. Louis suburb has become home to the independent label MAXJAZZ; a respected jazz studies program at Webster University; and two music stores - Euclid Records and W ... More >>
Critics say he's just blowing smoke.
Dennis Brown and Paul Friswold suss out the local theater scene.
This St. Louis crooner plays old tunes for old folks.
Why is everyone out to get Randy Wichman?
Saltwater floods Fontbonne
Waltz down to the Casa Loma, the ballroom that refuses to die
Enthusiasm fueled Ken Burns' new documentary on jazz, but the pursuit of profit also looms large
Sunday, Oct. 15; Edison Theater
Leroy Huddleston likes to reach out and touch his neighbors -- all day long
A-pickin' and a-grinnin' over a new musical discovery
Father James Carney left St. Louis to work with the poor in Honduras, putting him at odds with both church and state. Fifteen years after his mysterious death, a new CIA report raises more questions than answers.