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    April 23, 2014

    Is Playing a Major Festival a Waste of Time for an Unknown Band?

    Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you stop doing it wrong. Send your problems to her -- confidentiality i ... More >>

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    October 15, 2013

    Daisy Coleman: Anonymous Demands Justice For Maryville Rape Victim

    Anonymous, everyone's favorite hacktavist collective, has set its digital sights on the rural Missouri town of Maryville, the site of a convoluted and horrible rape case involving two teenage girls and a three high school athletes. In January fourteen-year-old Daisy Coleman and a thirteen-year-old ... More >>

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    February 26, 2013

    Review Preview: Brazikat Brazilian Steak & Seafood House

    Dear Mr. Froeb, Pursuant to your recent inquiry about the events of the evening of Wednesday, February 20, I can confirm that there are numerous records of a gaucho matching your description -- your description, I mean, of his behavior more so than his appearance, as his appearance will have change ... More >>

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    October 5, 2010

    David Frost: Hockey Agent Targeted in Murder-for-Hire Returns to Game with New Name

    Jim McCauley, nee David Frost​David Frost, the much maligned hockey agent who former Blues player Mike Danton allegedly wanted murdered, has returned to the sport using an alias. As Blues beat writer Andy Strickland first broke last week, Frost is now working under the name Jim McCauley at the Lag ... More >>

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    August 27, 2010

    Paul F. Tompkins To Play the Firebird, Transform Comedy Industry

    Seth OlenickPaul F. Tompkins will bust your gut on Saturday! Lit'rally. ​Did we lurve Paul F. Tompkins the most on Mr. Show, Tenacious D, VH1's Best Week Ever or his stand-up? No matter. You can catch his act at the Firebird on Saturday night thanks to a new business model: if 300 people on Facebo ... More >>

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    May 19, 2010

    Wash U. Senior Class Breaks Guinness World Record for Massage Chain

    A massage chain in the U.K. with just 430 people.​As if you need further proof that Wash U. graduates really can do anything they set their minds to, consider this: On Sunday the 2010 senior class accomplished its goal of breaking the Guinness World Record for the longest human massage chain. A to ... More >>

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    May 11, 2010

    Wash. U. Seniors Attempt to Set Guinness World Record

    Graduation is a bittersweet time for college seniors. The Washington University senior class council is trying to ease the pain this year by bringing the Class of 2010 together this Sunday, May 16, to set a Guinness World Record: the world's longest massage chain. The previous record, 617 people, w ... More >>

  • News

    December 24, 2003

    The Son Rises

    Given up for adoption as an infant, the author sets out to climb his family tree

  • Music

    November 10, 1999


    Tuesday, Nov. 16; Side Door