No matter the issue, Missouri has always been labeled as a state of two distinct camps: Yankee vs. Confederate, urban vs. rural, Blue state vs. Red, Calvin pissing on a Ford logo/Calvin pissing on a Chevy logo and — most divisive of all — "Missouri" vs. "Missourah." In reality, though, ... More >>
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It would seem both obvious and insufficient to say that history is important to the Loot Rock Gang. The quartet plays post-war jump-blues and sings often about post-war concerns, alongside more evergreen topics like love, money and the intersection of the two. That the group is named after Jesse Jam ... More >>
Editor: Tef Poe is an artist from St. Louis City. Through powerful imagery and complicated honesty, he has earned a reputation as one of the best rappers telling the story of St. Louis, which is about much more than one place. Poe has been featured in music publications such as XXL and Urb Magazine. ... More >>
The Wine and Cheese PlaceJesse James is coming to St. Louis. In beer form. Any guy who calls himself Jesse James has got to be a badass, right? (Or a dumbass, if you don't particularly respect bank robbers, murderers, high-end motorcycle moguls and adulterers) Jesse James Dupree, the vocal ... More >>
michellebombshell.comThere she is, Miss McGee.She went to school to become a coroner, but her dozens of tattoos kept her from getting a job slicing up corpses. So Michelle "Bombshell" McGee started dancing in San Diego strip clubs. Last year, she contacted Jesse James' West Coast Choppers hoping ... More >>
courtesy of the SheldonThere were a few different intriguing elements going into Lyle Lovett's Monday night St. Louis visit. For starters, the show sold out less than ten minutes after it went on sale. This, of course, had as much to do with the country-folk troubadour's crossover appeal as i ... More >>
Sex addiction seems to be all over the news. From Tiger Woods to the revelation that Jesse James, husband of Academy Award-winning actress Sandra Bullock, cheated on her with a stripper. And, as mentioned earlier on Daily RFT, the NCAA Midwest Regional tournament is in town, and strip clubs are expe ... More >>
The best DVDs of '07 made old movies feel new again.
Taxi Driver: Collector's Edition
Taxi Driver: Collector's Edition
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Week of January 19, 2005
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Week of December 4, 2002
Week of November 13, 2002
A new biography recasts Missouri's natural-born killer Jesse James as a political terrorist
Week of April 17, 2002
In Ted Demme's Blow, Johnny Depp summons an American snowstorm
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A flawed but promising Love Match
By Joe Hanrahan (Midnight Productions)
Despite his personal demons, Ike Turner's contribution to St. Louis music lands him the Slammies' Lifetime Achievement Award