Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>
Can we all just agree that the New York Times Style section is the most important source of news in our time? How else would we know about all the ways wealthy, Ivy League-educated residents of Williamsburg and Park Slope mingle, mate, marry, raise dogs and children and send those dogs and children ... More >>
Madonna is taking time out of her taxing virgin-blood-drinking schedule long enough to fit in a lil' world tour. She'll bring all the hits and her terrifying biceps to the Scottrade Center on November 1. Teflon Don, The Boss Rick Ross is at the Ambassador on February 19. Rob Ruzicka is throwing hims ... More >>
Keith Richards early in his career. February is Black History Month, the mere existence of which is a reminder that white people have spent a majority of America's existence being total dicks. When it comes to popular music, Caucasians are like a race comprising Winona Ryders who have no prob ... More >>
Annie ZaleskiVampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig, taken at the Pageant in 2008If you're reading this, you've probably already made up your mind about Vampire Weekend. Most find the New York quartet's music either delicious or disgusting, with very few people in the "just okay" camp. Speaking to A t ... More >>
image via"Muffy, we've been snubbed!"Now we know that most of this country's preppies are concentrated in the northeast. That is, after all, where most prep schools and all the Ivy League colleges are. But according to True Prep, a sequel of sorts to the 1980 classic The Official Preppy Handbook, ... More >>
commons.wikimedia.orgAdmit it. That's a creepy effing mascot. The Cardinals travel to San Diego tonight to begin a series against the surprising Padres, who sit atop the NL West. Looking over at the other dugout, the Cards just may see a mirror image of themselves, a team succeeding mostly on ... More >>
The New York Times just posted an obituary of Theodore R. Sizer, founder of the Coalition of Essential Schools, who reportedly died yesterday at his home in Massachusetts.Writes Times reporter Margalit Fox:Sizer was best known as the father of the Essential Schools movement, which he founded in 1984 ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsA woman's place is not in the kitchen. It's at the front of the house, like on the bench at the U.S. Supreme Court.A former speechwriter for George H.W. Bush has floated the name of -- nay, endorsed -- Missouri's freshman senator for the soon-to-be-open seat on the U.S. Supreme Cour ... More >>
Filing begins tomorrow for the Elected School Board of the St. Louis Public Schools, and guess who plans to be first in line?
St. Louis' evergreen political candidate, Mr. William "Bill" Haas.
Although he's got degrees from Yale and Harvard, Haas has yet to join his Ivy League breth ... More >>
We try to track down Jerry Berger, investigate what Carnahan is doing on the Flipside and learn about a Cosmological Flight Machine; plus, Bill Haas dishes the dirt and Unreal gets schooled at a "Rock, Paper, Scissors" tourney