There will (probably) never be another month like October in St. Louis for standup comedy. Luckily, standup isn't all there is. The gears have been ground and it's time to shift back to the local scene. Jokes abound -- and they don't always require a man standing behind a microphone. For those in s ... More >>
Life sucks. There is a multitude of reasons why, and no one has come to terms with this inescapable truth better than juggalos. Zen masters of nihilism and partying, they have become unquestionable experts at finding creative ways to cope with the unrelenting pain of reality.
Comedian and future Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon was in town last night for the first leg of his "Clean Cut" tour, and hey, guy's gotta eat, right? So he went classic St. Louis and had lunch at Crown Candy Kitchen (1401 St. Louis Avenue; 314-621-9650). We're dying to know what he thought, but mo ... More >>
Foodstuffs go nuts in the charming Cloudy 2
Republican gubernatorial candidate Dave Spence has sent a cease-and-desist letter to television stations around the state warning them they could face legal action if they continue to run what his attorney calls a "defamatory" ad. The television commercial in question paints Spence as a St. Louis ... More >>
The MLB postseason began again over the weekend--you might have noticed your sports-agnostic fans living and dying with the Cardinals' Wild Card play-in game win on Friday. You might even have noticed, in yourself, a newfound interest in the vagaries of the infield fly rule. If you noticed those thi ... More >>
When Daily RFT learned that two ladies were arrested for exposing their booby-boobs on a golf course in Alton, the first thing we thought was: Jay Leno will make a dumb joke about this. Guess what? It's at the 1:09 mark.
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This week's Most Triumphant Beard of the Week award goes unequivocally to Map's and Atlases' Dave Davison, whose facial hair would be worthy of IFC's cut-throat Whisker Wars competitions -- if that show is still a thing, anyway (I sure hope so, but doubt it). Jack Passion would be proud. Maps and At ... More >>
Peabody Opening Gala Aretha Franklin | Jay Leno October 1, 2011 After closing its doors twenty years ago, the Peabody Opera House (formerly Kiel Opera House) officially re-opened Saturday night and hosted a posh gala featuring the inimitable Aretha Franklin and comedic heavyweight Jay Leno. From ... More >>
Yowza! Aretha Franklin is re-opening the Peabody Opera House with a little known feller named Jay Leno on October 1. The living legend and infamous chin are headlining a night called "An Encore 77 Years in the Making," once the $78.7 million dollar restoration of the historic opera house is c ... More >>
You can start buying Wilco tickets on Thursday, and we're guessing you'll want to act quickly. For those of you just tuning in, Wilco is playing at the Peabody Opera House on October 4th in support of its new album, The Whole Love. That comes out on September 27th, so you'll have plenty of ti ... More >>
Jane CunninghamState Senator Jane Cunningham has dropped her controversial bill to repeal Missouri's child labor laws. The Republican from west St. Louis County garnered national attention last month -- even appearing in a Jay Leno monologue -- when she proposed changes that would eliminate restr ... More >>
Ha, ha, you Missouri brats! Go get a job!Oh, that Jay Leno. Always quick with the zing.As we reported yesterday, state Sen. Jane Cunningham (R-West County) thinks that a more Dickensian youth would really get Missouri kids to straighten up and fly right. She's proposed a bill (SB 222) that would ... More >>
Take a good hard look at the image to the right, tonight's local NBC affiliate KSDK schedule of delightful television programming. Is there anything there that shouldn't be? No, we're not talking about Jay Leno -- though may we take this opportunity to add: Booooo, Team Coco forever! -- the ... More >>
The big news on last night's airing of the Jay Leno Show was that the comic would be returning to his old gig and timeslot at the Tonight Show on March 1 after the Olympics. Well, that's the big news for fans of Leno. There's a St. Louis connection to the news-making episode as well.Dirt Cheap on Le ... More >>
house.mo.gov/gallery/010203-142.jpgThe Missouri House of Representatives in Jefferson CityMissouri formally recognizes only four public holidays. Martin Luther King Day and Columbus Day, you're already familiar with. Jefferson Day (April 13) or Lincoln Day (February 12), perhaps not. And that's i ... More >>
In a story seemingly tailor-made for the Jay Leno-brand of late-night humor, Edward and Juli Pilla have been busted for growing marijuana -- lots and lots of marijuana -- inside their Warrenton home. According to a KSDK report, "The processed marijuana had an estimated street value of over $30,0 ... More >>
Lisa Lamenelli will likely insult entire races, generations, genders and religions on February 20.Equal-opportunity offender Lisa Lampanelli may be best known for destroying the dais on the Roasts of Chevy Chase, Denis Leary, Pamela Anderson, Flava Flav, Jeff Foxworthy, William Shatner and more. Or ... More >>
If Unreal and the rest of the Riverfront Times editorial staff represent the "brig" on the paper's metaphorical ship of state (we do, and we're damn proud to say so), what does that make the ad department? Galley slaves! Anyhoo, the ad rats had their 15 milliseconds of fame last week, when Tonight ... More >>
Chesterfield's Paul Guyot feels isolated from his fellow picketers in Hollywood.
Unreal dresses up for Halloween, ponders getting electrocuted and entertains a bizarre fantasy about Joe Buck and Tim McCarver.
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Dromedaries bond over string music in a refreshing new docudrama
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The idiots what brung you Dumb and Dumber ain't funny no more
But just think, no one hates TV more than Trent Lott
With a diverse following and a stand-alone attitude, Nelly Furtado hit it big by being herself. But how long can it last?
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Judd Apatow's Freaks and Geeks grow up, more or less, and move to a dorm
That Bob Costas guy really gets around
The major news outlet for St. Louis' gay and lesbian community folds; plus, other St. Louis follies and foibles
He has been an advisor to Mikhail Gorbachev and Boris Yeltsin. He's renowned internationally as a journalist and scholar. And he has been a highly popular visiting professor at Webster University. So why is Nikolai Zlobin looking for a job?