Our sister paper SF Weekly has a terrific feature story this week called "Public Influence," on the suicide of Dylan Yount, a Harrisburg native and Mizzou graduate who plummeted to a very public death from his apartment building.
Our own former RFT fellow Albert Samaha tells the sad tale through th ... More >>
The Pulitzer Prize committee has just announced its awards for 2012. No Missouri publication received an award or finalist citation.
In the Local Reporting category, 24-year-old Sara Ganim of The Patriot-News in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, became one of the youngest prizewinners in history for her w ... More >>
Not this bullshit again. The Westboro Baptist Church -- those laughable scamps with the collective IQ of a single beet -- announced on their blog that they're delighted that six people were killed by the tornado that touched down in Harrisburg, Illinois on Wednesday, February 29. So happy are the ... More >>
- Next week is the annual Clayton Restaurant Week. From Monday, January 23, through Sunday, January 29, participating restaurants will offer three-course prix-fixe meals for $25 per person (tax and tip not included). As with any restaurant week, reservations are recommended. You can view the list ... More >>
A few more items from a very, very busy news week:- Kaldi's Coffee Roasting Company is a finalist in the coffee category of the second annual Good Food Awards, a national competition judged by food producers, farmers, grocers and journalists to honor (and Gut Check is quoting the Good Food Awards he ... More >>
Josh Ritter and the Royal Family Band | Yellowbirds
July 22, 2011
"This will be the world's first protozoan slow dance," Josh Ritter said, squinting against the sweat, bringing the band down towards the end of the night. "You don't have to touch each other though." ... More >>
Fall is a suspenseful time for the nation's smartest people. No, we're not referring to the announcements of the winners of the MacArthur Foundation "genius" grants or the Nobel Prizes. Those things are all small potatoes compared to The Daily Beast's ranking of America's Smartest Cities, which c ... More >>