John Wright

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2014

    The Jungle Fire's Latest, Peace is Our Profession: Listen Now

    Since breaking out with its debut EP in 2012, which included its ready-made anthem "St. Louis Walk," the Jungle Fire has provided yearly bursts of south-side soul. The band came together as a refuge for punks, band geeks and ska survivors, all operating behind the raspy-but-powerful vocals of James ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Are STL Blacks Keeping Each Other Down? New Documentary, "City of Haterz," Says Yes

    Graphic by Virgil Boyd Jr.Do area blacks suffer from the "slave mentality"?‚ÄčIn his recent documentary, City of Haterz, local filmmaker Horace Williams explores a combustible hypothesis, best summed up by DJ Cub of Derrty DJs in the first few minutes of the film: "[St. Louis is] a 'crabs in the bar ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 25, 2005

    Africa in America

    And in St. Louis, no less!

  • Calendar

    November 27, 2002

    Lost World

    Local professor compiles a roadmap to a St. Louis many never knew existed