Cue your favorite Homer Simpson reference: St. Louis will soon be home to yet another independent doughnut shop. Business partners Corey Smale and Tyler Fenwick plan to open Strange Donuts this May at 2709 Sutton Boulevard in Maplewood. Smale tells Gut Check that the inspiration for Strange Donuts ... More >>
"One for you. One for me!" That was Homer Simpson's fantasy of an alcohol-fueled car, and according to 24th Ward Alderman Scott Ogilvie, the city's current laws allowing liquor sales at gas stations is providing a similar temptation. "Right now, you can walk into a gas station, you can buy prepack ... More >>
Branson, Missouri, once described by Homer Simpson as being like "Las Vegas if it were run by Ned Flanders" is actually getting an injection of genuine Vegas glitz. No, not the Spearmint Rhino -- it's Branson, remember -- the Las Vegas stage version of "The Price Is Right Live" will open in Branson ... More >>
Homer Simpson proudly displays his Grammy Award for Outstanding Soul, Spoken Word or Barbershop Album.Adele could soon become a Grammy paper champion. Oh sure. 21 is a worthy entrant for the coveted Grammy for Album of the Year. "Rolling in the Deep," after all, topped the 2011 Pazz and Jop P ... More >>
Courtesy of The Brewers Heritage FestivalThis weekend the St. Louis Brewers Heritage Fest rolls in to town, celebrating (to paraphrase Homer Simpson) the cause of and solution to all of life's problems: beer. Gut Check is giving away two pairs of tickets to the event (one for Friday, one fo ... More >>
This is part two of Robin Wheeler's Chef's Choice interview with Jarvis Putnam of Bossanova Restaurant & Martini Lounge. To read part one, click here. Stay tuned for part three tomorrow. Robin WheelerJarvis Putnam of Bossanova Restaurant & Martini LoungeDid your family cook when you we ... More >>
Photo SourceSt. Louis City is the least healthy part of Missouri, according to the County Health Rankings statistics.Fat, lazy and stupid. Those character traits make for great cartoons (think Homer Simpson). But according to a new report that ranks health factors in all U.S. counties, the City o ... More >>
A Daily RFT post on Tuesday joked that Kim Peek, the developmentally disabled genius who inspired Dustin Hoffman's character in Rain Man, is incredibly gifted when it comes to memorizing dates and times.Perhaps Peek is looking for a job as a blogger, because this writer is obviously not so good with ... More >>
A committee in the U.S. House passes food-safety legislation. (Bloomberg)Be careful when you eat and drive. (Buffalo News)A truck carrying glaze for glazed doughnuts overturns near Seattle. Cue the Homer Simpson drooling sound.... (Q13 Fox)
Week of December 27, 2007
Unreal considers becoming an ass-vertizer and wonders what's up with Dunc's junk.
Breathe easy, Simpsons fans.
This Hair product falls a little flat.
Ian hastens to tasty Cherokee Street but can only waddle back home.
One museum. Five hundred pieces of baseball history. All kinds of sweet!
Week of September 15, 2004
Brad's ripped and The Iliad's shredded in the scintillating spectacle Troy
666 Pumpkin Patch Lane, Witch's Teat, Alabama, 90210
Bob and Patti's No Wake Zone, 6901-05 South Broadway, 314-352-8989
The intentions outweigh the execution in Ice Cube's Barbershop
The voice of Flanders is the voice of reason, absatively posilutely
They fled war-torn nations and came to St. Louis. They pursued their passion for soccer at Soldan High -- and got a coach who didn't know the game. Then the real lessons began.