Robin Williams was, without question, one of the most recognizable and revered comedians in the entertainment industry. With more than 100 movies to his name, three HBO comedy specials and an outrageous number of cameos and appearances, Williams was rarely far from the public eye. "In a way, he li ... More >>
This year's RFT Music Showcase (June 7) is already shaping up to be a hell of an event. In addition to moving it from Washington Avenue to the Grove (along Manchester between Kingshighway and Vandeventer), we have also reached out to some of the local acts we've long retired to the "Hall of Fame," a ... More >>
Happy Monday, everyone! We hope your weekends were filled with tons of show-going fun. Plenty more madness continues to fill our concert calendar for the week, including visits from Ken Mode, Masked Intruder, and Handsome Family Band. Get some recommendations for a show or two every night of the wee ... More >>
What High School Should We Call Me was recently named Best Local Meme in Riverfront Times 2013 Web Awards. For a full list of winners click here. "Well this was inevitable." Those were the words Lisa Derus tweeted to her friends last May when she sent them a link to a new Tumblr blog called What ... More >>
For those in search of laughter or curious about the on-goings of the comedy scene in St. Louis, we will be making monthly recommendations of shows in (and near) the city. From sure-thing hilarious to fingers crossed, Oh God! I hope this works, Funny Events is your connection to sketch, stand-up, im ... More >>
Albert SamahaDevon Alexander will fight the hard punching Marcos Maidana on February 25th at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. Alexander will by vying for Maidana's WBA world light welterweight title. The fight will broadcast on HBO. Last time Alexander fought at Scottrade, an August 2010 d ... More >>
Bodie puts a fictional camera out of commissionWe've said it several times before, but the way real life in St. Louis mirrors the fictional Baltimore of The Wire is beyond uncanny at times. Take Alderman Antonio French's plan to install twelve surveillance cameras on high-crime corners thro ... More >>
New television drama set in New Orleans tries to get the food right. "Treme" airs on HBO, produced by "The Wire" creator David Simon and focuses on a chef. Despite a few food timeline goofs, CNN said that the show's getting the city's food right. The new food trend in New York City? Going ancient. ... More >>
si.comBroadway Joe: The man least likely to pottymouth that other JoeThis just in to the Unreal e-mail bag. The second installment of HBO's quarterly Joe Buck Live show's slated for Tuesday, September 22. Per the press release (boldface is ours):In addition to a previously announced live gatherin ... More >>
Fans of The Wire (the epic HBO series about life and crime in Baltimore) know that St. Louis shares more than a few similarities with the (mostly) fictional show.Much of this can be attributed to the twin troubles of Baltimore and St. Louis -- inner-city drug crimes, huge numbers of vacant houses, f ... More >>
If you haven't heard yet, last night's debut of HBO's Joe Buck Live was hijacked by over-the-top comedian Artie Lange of the Howard Stern Show. From the looks of it, it was all Buck could do not to leap over the coffee table and strangle the potty-mouthed Lange -- whose gay jokes and rapid-fire f-bo ... More >>
See what's scheduled for release this week.
Here's what's scheduled for release this week.
The Lives of Others
Not Just the Best
of the Larry Sanders Show
The greatest boxed set ever -- not so much for the made-up irritainment as for the real thing, which this collection serves up by the ton. There are 23 brilliant episodes of the
Revenge of the Nerds: Panty Raid Edition
Even horny horse whisperers get off in Sundance docs.
Spielberg's Munich rehashes a tale we've heard before
This Earthquake is a 10.0 on the comedy meter (see him Saturday at the Orpheum)
Week of November 2, 2005
When a naked Ashley Judd just ain't enough
Wednesday, December 15, through Saturday, December 18; Jazz at the Bistro
Week of June 2, 2004
Chris Rock takes no prisoners
In comedy -- and comebacks -- it's all about the timing
Week of February 5, 2003
You needn't be big, fat or Latin to enjoy these Women
David Cross is funny as hell. So why isn't he laughing?
A shy woman comes of age in a socially competitive resort town
Donald Miller has (re)written one of the best books on World War II, but will anyone care?
As one of TV's best and best-loved series launches a new spin-off, its creator grapples with the aftershocks of terror
Directed by Kelly Makin