When Don Bailey spoke with Gut Check about the opening of Evangeline's Bistro and Music House (512 North Euclid Avenue; 314-367-3644), he was adamant that he does not consider himself a chef. Be that as it may, the Millstadt, Illinois, restaurateur knows how to cook up some serious Cajun food, honin ... More >>
John McCain managed quite a feat this week: He somehow got both Glenn Beck and John Stewart to agree with each other. The issue? How flat-out wrong the Arizona senator is when he says that U.S.-born people merely suspected of being terrorists should be denied their Miranda rights. Agree with McCain ... More >>
â€‹So, you think you've got what it takes to be a G-Man, do you? Well, then, the F.B.I. wants to hear from you!The feds are looking to hire 3,450 positions this year, including: 900 special agents 550 intelligence analysts 2,000 professional support staff (clerical, administrative, IT, HR, acc ... More >>
So you may have heard that Missouri will soon be getting some new neighbors. Yesterday, Illinois governor Pat Quinn received a letter from President Obama informing him that the terrorism suspects currently detained in Guantanamo Bay will be moved to a largely unused prison in Thomson Illinois, a fe ... More >>
Last month he accused the commander in chief of turning the U.S. into a "banana republic" by releasing the torture memos. Now, in the senator's weekly GOP radio address, closing Gitmo equates to moving the 9-11 planners into your subdivision. Other highlights include: pronouncing the name of hi ... More >>
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 >>
It's shaping up to be springtime for Hitler -- and fiscal conservatives! -- next month in downtown St. Louis. As I mentioned earlier this month, a group of "like-minded" folks upset with the Obama administration's stimulus plan are planning a downtown rally on Wednesday, April 15. Today I received a ... More >>
I just can't envision myself, you know, the big straw hat and a Hawaiian shirt sitting on some beach. Particularly since I quit drinking.- President George W. Bush at his final press conference, 1.12.09This is the most self-aware statement our soon-to-be former president has ever uttered. Not only b ... More >>
There are plenty of writers this week who are trying to make George W. Bush appear likeable and, yes, even sympathetic. It is his last week in office, after all. But let it be known that Curtis Sittenfeld was there first, and before the Bushes have even left the White House, she's already moved on.T ... More >>
Artist: The Schola Cantorum of SS. Cyril and the Methodius Seminary, Directed by Rev. Henry A. Waraksa Album: Christmas In Poland From: Vintage Vinyl Year: Unknown. Label: Capitol Records What it sounds like: Christmas in Gitmo.
Ann Wright, one of only three U.S. government officials to publicly resign over the U.S. invasion of Iraq, was in St. Louis Tuesday night to speak with anti-war supporters at MokaBe's Coffeehouse and at Left Bank Books, 399 N. Euclid Ave. Wright, who spoke for about 90 minutes at Left Bank on Tuesd ... More >>
SABA Sisig Spicy Squid Bits
Four people disappeared from the Joe Cool. They may never be found.
Michael Moore’s pill goes down easy, but his diagnosis of U.S. health care still devastates.
Doing justice to Mariane and Daniel’s story.
Despite a nonexistent marketing campaign, Cuarón's latest is not to be missed.
Week of December 28, 2006
Just in time for the worst storm in recorded history, Unreal catches up to Hash House Harriers, the drinking club with a running problem
We remember Frederick's Music Lounge
Aging piano man Billy Joel pleads for AC/DC's mercy
We raise a glass to everyone's favorite Thanksgiving spirit, imagine Tofurky dinner at the White House and eat one hundred T-ravs. Plus: Where in the world is Floyd Crues?
Henry Rollins takes no prisoners, wants no sympathy and gives good quote
Week of August 28, 2002
Though shallow and woefully outdated, A Few Good Men is given depth by the Off Center Theatre Company
A local couple brings the long-forbidden culture of Cuba to St. Louis and vice versa