As David Freese leaves the Cardinals to play ball with Albert Pujols in Los Angeles, Daily RFT began to wonder: Who should fill the baseball all-star's three-year contract to be the spokester for St. Louis staple Imo's Pizza? We have a few ideas.
Hometown boy Jon Hamm -- fresh off his latest loss at this week's Emmy Awards -- stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live! Wednesday to promote his new movie A Young Doctor's Notebook with Daniel Radcliffe and talk about how much he loves St. Louis. "For those who don't know, you are from St. Louis," Kimmel s ... More >>
Who deserves the great honor of being recognized alongside Rush Limbaugh inside the Missouri State Capitol rotunda? The leadership of the House of Representatives is looking for inductees to the Hall of Famous Missourians! In addition to the great Limbaugh, the hall includes some very influential ... More >>
He grew up chowing down on thin crust pizza at the Imo's in Ballwin. And now David Freese, the Cardinals hometown hero in the 2011 World Series, is the newest spokesperson for St. Louis' most iconic pizza. "It's always been my favorite pizza, and so I am very excited to now represent this great St ... More >>
For Gut Check, Memorial Day will always be associated with American flag T-shirts, pork steaks and family picnics, all of which suggest the need for a great outdoor spot to enjoy the holiday. To help you out, Gut Check has assembled a list of some of the most pastoral of locations throughout the reg ... More >>
Since its opening four years ago, Citygarden has become a must-see St. Louis destination. Now the downtown sculpture park is worth a listen, too. See also: - Jenna Fischer Defends Imo's Pizza - Jon Hamm Brags About St. Louis Cardinals Today Citygarden unveiled an iPhone app that offers -- among ... More >>
In the lead-up to this past weekend's Grammy Awards, Gut Check received a press release announcing singer Chaka Khan's new line of chocolates and candles, which were released in the Grammy "gift lounge" this past Thursday. The singer sure had fun naming these new products. The chocolates are called ... More >>
On Monday, Jenna Fischer was a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live, where conversation turned to St. Louis food, as reported yesterday over at Punching Kitty. Like Fischer, Kimmel's fiance Molly McNearney is also a St. Louis native -- bizarrely, McNearney was at one point a student of Fischer's mother -- and ... More >>
Splash News OnlineShe's glowing! Aww...All together now: Aww! St. Louis native Jenna Fischer, best known as Pam Beesly on The Office, is about to have an IRL stork visit.A rep for Fischer confirmed in UsMagazine.com that the actress and her husband, screenwriter Lee Kirk, have a kiddo on the way. ... More >>
Local fans of NBC's The Office know that the show has a very strong St. Louis connection: Stars Jenna Fischer (Pam), Phyllis Smith (Phyllis) and Ellie Kemper (Erin) all have St. Louis roots.Yesterday, Mindy Kaling, who plays Kelly on the show and is also a co-executive producer, tweeted that the thr ... More >>
You've already read our interview with St. Louis daughter and The Office actress Jenna Fischer (and surely you saw the WashU-namedropping episode of The Office last night). Why not take the next step and see Fischer on the big screen this weekend? Fischer's latest film, A Little He ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsIn her new movie, A Little Help, Jenna Fischer transforms from Pam, her cardigan-wearing, telephone-wielding "office administrator" character on The Office into a beer-swigging, suddenly widowed mom struggling to relate to her 12-year-old boy -- quite the change of gear ... More >>
Here are six nationally famous St. Louisians on Twitter. This list is very likely not complete by any means. Obvious omissions are sports celebrities who probably deserve their own list. The idea here is to stick with people who are known in the entertainment business. And there is one exception -- ... More >>
Too lazy to peel your humid hiney off the couch to see any of Sunday's All Star Game activities?Not to worry. Andy Richter, Conan O'Brien's sidekick, came to the Big Muddy for the Celebrity Softball game and brought home to The Tonight Show a precious little mockumentary. www.tonightshowwithcon ... More >>
On Sunday afternoon, July 12, celebrities and baseball legends will gather on the field at Busch Stadium for the Taco Bell All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game. Musicians scheduled to play include Backstreet Boys member Brian Littrell, Nelly, Chingy, Ashanti and Ginuwine. (No word yet on if th ... More >>
Aerial rendering of Citygarden. The much anticipated Citygarden, which hopes to further propel downtown St. Louis' revitalization efforts, opens to the public at 6 a.m. on July 1. Situated on a two-block stretch between 8th and 10th streets -- bounded by Chestnut Street on the north and M ... More >>
With the merger of Anheuser-Busch and Beligan brewer InBev pretty much a done-deal, let's get to know that spunky country a bit. Marc Tielemans is the creator of FamousBelgians.net. Yes, a Web site about famous people. From Belgium. The concept is alien to us, what with our racks and racks of glo ... More >>
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Sending up the biopic, Walk Hard sells cheap laughs, lame cameos and lifeless Cox.
Year of the Dog
Week of December 21, 2006
A man and his bride-to-be are mistaken for, um, something less savory, and a local-girl-gone-Hollywood makes our Blog o' the Week. Plus: Where have all the good terrorist targets gone?