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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Our critics chew on the film trends of '05
Week of October 5, 2005
They're making a Hollywood movie in our little town. Or hadn't you noticed?