Hugo Chavez

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2013

    RIP: Remembering Ten We Lost In 2013

    2013 saw a number of significant passings: political figures both respected and reviled (Nelson Mandela, Margaret Thatcher, Hugo Chavez, Ed Koch), sports heroes (Stan Musial), television and film personalities (James Gandolfini, Annette Funicello, Peter O'Toole) and wordsmiths (Roger Ebert, Elmore L ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2011

    Das Racist At The Firebird, 10/16/11: Review And Setlist

    Das Racist loves white people.​Das Racist | Danny Brown | Despot The Firebird October 16, 2011 The Cardinals are going to the World Series! There's dancing in the streets of St. Louis! Or so I would imagine. I don't know for sure, because I'm in the Firebird, where Das Racist is two songs in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    Wikileaks Reveals Venezuela's Food Secret

    Wikileaks has a tasty cable from Venezuela. The Atlantic has the cable about Arepera Socialista, a government-owned restaurant opened by Hugo Chavez a year ago. The food's cheap and tasty, and the workers and diners happy.In Chicago, food trucks are on the lam. The Wall Street Journal covers the cit ... More >>

  • Film

    May 19, 2010
  • Blogs

    March 5, 2009

    The Morning Brew: Thursday, 3.5

    Minnesota, which first caught the salmonella outbreak linked to Peanut Corp. of America, could serve as a model for food-safety efforts. (USA Today)Venezuela President Hugo Chavez nationalizes Cargill's operations in his country. (Reuters)Bam! Emeril personally responds after a woman uses one of his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2008

    The Final Debate: Joe the Plumber Replaces Joe Six Pack

    8:01 p.m. Here we go, the final presidential debate. The carpet's red, the walls are blue and Bob Scheiffer's silver head is telling us the subject is domestic policy. Scheiffer's just introduced the candidates. 8:04 p.m. McCain just blundered -- "Fannie and Freddie May." John looks sleepy, blinkin ... More >>

  • News

    July 26, 2006

    What If . . .

    A cadre of Missourians stand at the vanguard of the 9/11 "truth movement." Just don't call them conspiracy theorists.

  • Calendar

    September 7, 2005

    Naked Chef

    (But still wearing clothes, alas)

  • Film

    March 24, 2004

    Film Openings

    Week of March 24, 2004