Brad Pitt wishes he did not drop out of the University of Missouri.
Why? Because who would do such a foolish thing? What kind of guy would just give up on academics?
Pitt, who grew up in Springfield -- where his parents still live -- opens up about his loneliness and his unfinished academic caree ... More >>
A lawsuit has divided the partners behind one of St. Louis' best known and most successful restaurants, the Midtown barbecue joint Pappy's Smokehouse (3106 Olive Street; 314-535-4340). Joe Holleman of the Post-Dispatch broke the news of the lawsuit pitting Michael Wegmann against Mike Emerson (who i ... More >>
We should have known this didn't go down quietly.
A spokesman for the Webster Groves police department confirms that on November 12, they were called to the studios of KFNS AM-590 where they found longtime sports jockey Kevin Slaten in, shall we say, a bit of a state.
"They'd just terminated his s ... More >>
Updated with response from Akin's spokesperson Rick Tyler.
In 1995, a month before the Oklahoma City bombing that killed 168 people, Todd Akin sent a local militia group what he later called "a courtesy letter."
The now-defunct group, the 1st Missouri Volunteers militia, had invited Akin to spea ... More >>
Passersby could be forgiven for thinking there's something a little spooky going on at the corner of Cherokee and Jefferson streets. Every night for the last year and a half, the windows of the building on the southwest corner light up in different colors, changing much too quickly to be the work of ... More >>
We told you on the very last day of August that Hendrick's BBQ was slated to open that evening at 1200 South Main Street in St. Charles. As it happened, that opening was delayed till last week, but the restaurant is now open for dinner daily beginning at 4 p.m. Lunch service is slated to begin Thurs ... More >>
A few weeks back, we here at Daily RFT instituted the Tuesday Tussle -- two weekly posts in which we take opposing viewpoints on a news item and battle it out. Occasionally these debates carry a serious tone. Mostly, though, they're for our amusement (and hopefully yours). Holleman, a.k.a. Life Sher ... More >>
Image sourceSo is it the Grav-oy Bootery or the Grav-wah Beuter-ee?The Post-Dispatch's Life Sherpa is undoubtedly the most challenging gig in St. Louis journalism. Advising people about how to live their lives is a hefty responsibility, especially when you add linguistic questions to the mix, ... More >>