• Blogs

    November 18, 2014

    A Look Inside Insomnia Cookies' New Central West End Storefront

    Last month East-Coast chain, Insomnia Cookies (226 North Euclid Avenue), opened its first Missouri location in the Central West End, offering up its classic American sweet treats all day every day into late night hours. As recently reported by Gut Check, a similar concept called Hot Box Cookies will ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2014

    Hot Box Cookies Heads to St. Louis As Insomnia Cookies Adds a Second Location

    Late night cookie delivery is a favorite for Mizzou college students, thanks to Hot Box Cookies, which opened in Columbia in 2008. A similar concept, though this one's a chain, opened just last month in the Central West End -- Insomnia Cookies. See also: Insomnia Cookies to Open in the Central West ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2014

    Insomnia Cookies to Open in the Central West End

    Late-night gooey-cookie deliveries are a great business idea -- especially if you're on a college campus. The naming generally reflects that too. Mizzou's service is called Hot Box Cookies, and the newcomer Insomnia Cookies will open this fall in the Central West End. See also: Dough to Door, A Coo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2014

    EDC Raver's Death Under Investigation

    The Clark County Coroner is investigating the death of a 24-year-old who collapsed outside Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas Saturday morning. An autopsy was being conducted this weekend, but results aren't yet available to the media, an official at the coroner's office told us. If drug use is s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2012

    EDC Vegas Pulls Plug on Music Due to High Winds

    [Update at 2:48 a.m]: EDC is over for the night. Organizers are waiting for crowds to thin out before making an official announcement. More details and older updates at the bottom.Electric Daisy Carnval in Las Vegas tonight was shut down temporarily as a result of high winds buffeting tall sound st ... More >>

  • News

    June 17, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 10, 2009

    Weird Science: Wash U. Researchers Breed Insomniac Fruit Flies

    pbs.orgNotice the bloodshot eyes of this fruit fly. Must be an insomniac.Scientists at Washington University have bred generations of insomniac fruit flies they hope will shed light on sleeplessness in humans. The insects average only about one hour of sleep per day -- or less than 10 percent of the ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 18, 2005

    Show and Attell

    Comedian Dave Attell rolls into town

  • Film

    May 22, 2002


    A sleep-deprived Al Pacino tangles with a psycho Robin Williams in Christopher Nolan's Insomnia