True story: Adam Levine of Maroon 5 and The Voice and Nicki Minaj of...well...Nicki Minaj, now are clothing designers! AT KMART! This week, Mr. "She Will Be Loved" joined Ms. "Starships" in becoming part of the Kmart family with clothing lines that continue the 'Mart's tradition of mediocrity. Press ... More >>
Most people who meet me learn within about thirty minutes that I'm in a state of constant agony. Not because of some sort of tragic childhood or traumatic physical ailment, but because I have television commercials circa 1987 to 2000 stuck in my head at all times. The word "bucket" triggers the song ... More >>
Gut Check isn't above browsing the celebrity gossip, but we saw this juicy tidbit via Grub Street rather than our usual supermarket tabloids: Jessica Simpson -- did she sing? we honestly can't remember why she's famous in the first place -- and her fiance considered naming their soon-to-arrive child ... More >>
image viaOne question has been burning in our minds since Zooey Deschanel's hesitant but pretty national anthem performance at Sunday night's World Series game: Why is she still here and what exactly does she want with us? The actress turned singer-songwriter/well-compensated-shill kicked o ... More >>
Kholood EidIs this woman supposed to me his mom? Creepy.Launching a fragrance has become part of the formula for marketing oneself today. It just seems to be a natural step managers are now pushing their clients to pursue. It's all a part of some weird pursuit of going from a person to an act ... More >>
What was that about short skirts? â€‹Taylor Swift is that skinny girl who's always whining about how fat she is. She claims to be the nerd that you're likely to overlook. And she'll tell you she's the sweetheart who gets taken advantage of by Big, Bad Men ("Don't you think nineteen's too young/ To b ... More >>
The RFT was denied reviewer tickets and a photo pass for John Mayer's show at the Scottrade Center last night. Why? No clue -- depending on the artist performing, sometimes these things just happen; you can't get too worked up over it. So instead, because Mayer's Twitter account is legendary, I peru ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/vonmurrâ€‹Gentlemen, the fine fellas at Just Don't Wife Her (motto: "Helping good guys by exposing Gold Diggers and Users One at a Time!") have some shocking information for you : Once you finally "wife" a lady, she starts getting comfortable, thinks she can start lounging around i ... More >>
Last night was the debut of Joe Buck's new show on HBO, called, appropriately enough, Joe Buck Live. Now, let me get this out of the way at the very beginning: I'm a fan of Joe Buck. I've always enjoyed listening to him call a game, whether that be on television or on the radio. He isn't his father, ... More >>
At the end of a rambling bit of stage banter about Fall Out Boy being known as "emo boys made good" or being a "douchebag pop band," swoop-haired bassist Pete Wentz (who noted that he is/was often on the receiving end of the douchebag tag) said, "We're okay being your guilty pleasure." Slide Show ... More >>
Today, we finish up our cardboard tour of the 2008 Award Winners with the American League Most Valuable Player. We had a Pujols card a while back, so rather than duplicate Albert, I thought we'd go with the mouse that roars, Dustin Pedroia.
Mexicans like music that doesn't involve tubas?
In Keaton v. Heigl, girl power (Mad Money) trumps bridesmaid fashion (27 Dresses).
We find out what rocked across the country in 2007.
7:30 p.m. Thursday, October 26. Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center on the campus of the University of Missouri-St. Louis (1 University Drive at Natural Bridge Road).
Week of September 7, 2006
Aquamarine peddles a fish story to undemanding tweeners
Dead or Alive 4 finally gets hardcore.
2005's Top WTF? moments
We trace Franz Ferdinand's family tree, talk with Idlewild and dig the truth behind Brian Jonestown Massacre's St. Louis cancellation
There's nothing good about this remake of an awful ol' show
Unlike Jesus, Avril Lavigne will live to prove her haters wrong
In the season of sequels and Happy Meal toys, 05 may be a pleasant surprise.
Cryptooology (Skin Graft Records)
Sufi mystics spin through town
Naturalists scour Forest Park for signs of life
The answer to Larry Bird's prayers for a white basketball savior might reside just off Highway 67 in Poplar Bluff
Rediscovering a pioneer
He seems pretty proud to be one
In which Radar Station ponders the issue of the day
Tracks offers comfort to Ensure-swilling music fans
Mandy Moore's likable enough; wish we could say the same about her movie
Ideas that were forgotten but not gone in 2003
Your verdict is in: Check out St. Louis’ favorite local musicians.
Hey, you! Stop calling it Riverport! UMB has dibs now!