How do you emasculate the institutionalized bigotry that held sway for centuries in the cotton fields of South Georgia? If you're the late playwright and activist Ossie Davis, you render it in such cartoonish dimensions that its barbarity is obvious, its absurdity indisputable. At least that's what ... More >>
Don't you just hate it when you catch a fast-food commercial on TV and you get all hot and bothered? And you think to yourself, "Man, I wanna bone that mascot so hard"? And then all your waking moments are consumed by thoughts of getting it on with some costumed clown and chowing down on burgers pos ... More >>
We at Daily RFT are unsure just how our childhood dreams would've been different after singing in a choir led by Colonel Sanders. "Surreal" doesn't feel adequate as a word. In any case, as the video makes clear, at least the Colonel had a pretty good time.
So I'm at lunch today, enjoying a sandwich and a few minutes of March Madness, when this commercial for KFC airs:At first, I'm thinking, "Yeah! Right on! Sundays are awesome! At least until you realize that you have to be at the office in twelve hours, and you never got around to doing laundry, and ... More >>
What's scarier - urban legends about psychos contaminating Halloween candy with poison and sharp things, or dressing up as Colonel Sanders to win a lifetime supply of KFC? The Atlantic debunks spooky tales of razor blades and cyanide in treats, giving evidence that most "Halloween sadist" stories ar ... More >>
The number of chain record stores nationwide has dwindled. However, St. Louis has become an unlikely safe haven for indie record shops as well as for DJs who prefer to spin the black circle instead of scrolling their iPods. In this weekly column, we'll focus on personal portraits of St. Louis' recor ... More >>
Unreal gets in, um, touch with former Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders. Plus, a steamy local novel and an unloved aboveground pool.
Bill Streeter's vlog is how others see us
Week of August 10, 2005
Or, why Tom Hanks isn't Steve Guttenberg
Directed by Peter Lord and Nick Park