Chances are good that, at some point, Harold Ramis cracked you up. His acting, directing and writing credits form arguably the greatest comedy canon of all time -- it includes Animal House, Ghostbusters, Caddyshack, Stripes and Groundhog Day. Ramis died yesterday of complications from an autoimm ... More >>
St. Louis Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday may have rounded all four bases Wednesday night in Boston, but two bands playing back in the 314 were the ones who hit the real home runs. Punk stalwarts Voodoo Glow Skulls and ska elders the Toasters brought the sweet sounds of success and perseveranc ... More >>
Friday, March 16, 2012 2:15 p.m. By mid-afternoon the South Congress strip had become a not-quite-debauched Mardi Gras parade of young and old, hip and unhip, crunchy and coiffed, and dogs, lots of dogs, all taking in the food trucks, boutiques, vintage apparel encampments and day parties, lots of ... More >>
8 p.m. Thursday, September 3. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
[Update published April 15, 3:00 p.m.: I've uploaded an mp3 file of Curtis Lyle reading from Answer Back; the link is below (search for "Lyle")] The tribute to Donald Finkel -- yes, that's my dad -- Monday night at Duff's Restaurant in the Central West End drew nearly three dozen poets, each of w ... More >>
Week of December 7, 2006
Nacho's funnier than Napoleon, which ain't sayin much
Still funny after 45 years
We chat with Eddie Money, get all Punjabi on you and fatwa all over Robert Downey Jr.
Behold the Great Black Sabbath Cinematic Experience
When audiences dug the dexedrine-fueled, pot-stoked Nervous Set at the Crystal Palace back in 1959, St. Louis was like cool, man, cool
Local sketch comedy troupe the NonProphets are in it for the laughs
Another SNL vet may be the next Bill Murray. Seriously.
Romantic complexity fills and surrounds this superb Castle
Saturday Night Live's prime player is rapidly outgrowing television's small screen
Week of April 3, 2002
Silverman's bitter "comedy" is enough to make you lose all hope
Written and directed by Jim Jarmusch