Jonathan Safran Foer

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2014

    St. Louis Illustrator Puts Malcolm Gladwell On Your Chipotle Cup

    Chipotle -- it's the "fast-causal" restaurant chain that sates the burrito lust of millions, but it's a place where intellectual discussion mainly revolves around whether you should pay the extra $1.80 for a glop of guacamole. The chain apparently wants to add serious literary depth alongside its ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    ​Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending January 22, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News. It's election time, which, as you know, m ... More >>

  • Film

    January 19, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    This Week in Gut Check, Regurgitated

    ​It's Gut Check's favorite time of year! But it's not the changing leaves that gets us giddy, it's the arrival of our annual Best Of issue. Get Ian's take -- and a link to all the categories -- right here. And even though the Gut Check offices have been a little, uh, celebratory the last fe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2010

    Meet Your Meat With Jonathan Safran Foer

    ​Gut Check recently caught up with novelist Jonathan Safran Foer, who decided to investigate the factory farming industry in America. He recently published his findings in "Eating Animals," his first work of nonfiction. While the book isn't exactly an anti-meat screed, it presents factory farming ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2010

    What's The Matter With Meat, Foer?

    ​Novelist Jonathan Safran Foer is coming to Washington University this Thursday evening to chat with students and anyone else who cares about his personal journey from occasional meat-eater to dedicated vegetarian. That journey took him through the unholy abattoirs of the modern factory farmin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2010

    William Gass Makes List of 10 Great Writers Over 80

    Image sourceGass in 1969, a year before any of those New Yorker punks were born.​The New Yorker just announced its 20 favorite writers under 40. This list is so damned important, it's been published in the New York Times and mocked by Gawker. ("You probably hate it already, without even knowin ... More >>

  • News

    December 21, 2005

    Holiday Feast

    Our critics chew on the film trends of '05

  • Film

    October 5, 2005

    Film Openings

    Week of October 5, 2005

  • News

    July 16, 2003

    Quiet on the Set!

    They're making a Hollywood movie in our little town. Or hadn't you noticed?