• Music

    November 8, 2012

    The Magnetic Fields

    8 p.m. Wednesday, November 14. The Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Boulevard.

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    NYT: Mark Twain Was Gifted Editor, Gaping A-Hole

    Image ViaWith a mustache like that, you know Mark Twain meant business.‚ÄčEven if you slept through every single high school English class you already know that Mark Twain is a great American novelist. What you probably don't know -- unless you read this morning's New York Times-- is that the Missou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2009

    Cardinals Nickname Poll: Yadier Molina Edition

    No, "Yadi" is not a nickname. It's what grammarians would call a "for-short." At least that's what grammarians would call it if grammarians were fourth graders. Unreal has no idea what more-seasoned grammarians would call it.Regardless, the Wheel of Nickname Fortune has spun 'round to Yadier Molina, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2008

    The Worst Lyrics of 2008: NCAA-Style Showdown

    And now it's time for the "I love you like a fat kid loves cake" memorial Worst Lyrics of 2008, March Madness-style tournament, this year a terrifying mélange of appalling oral-sex requests, bargain-bin philosophies, grammatical atrocities, and cringe-inducing pillow talk. To elevate the drama, I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2008

    Warrior Poet: Michael O'Brian

    Michael O'Brian was honored last night as St. Louis' "Poet Warrior" for 2008. A regular on the local open-mic scene, O'Brian was instrumental in luring the National Poetry Slam to St. Louis in 2004. In front of a crowd of well-wishers at Duff's Restaurant, O'Brian recalled his first ... More >>

  • News

    December 3, 2008
  • Music

    November 12, 2008

    Keith Murray

    9 p.m. Wednesday, November 19. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.

  • Music

    March 12, 2008

    Delta Spirit

    8 p.m. Wednesday, March 19. The Bluebird, 2706 Olive

  • Music

    June 4, 2003

    Embarrassment of Riches

    If you can't find a show to go to this weekend, it's your own damn fault

  • News

    June 6, 2001