Between releasing standup special Mostly Sex Stuff on DVD and blu-ray, debuting the first ten episodes of sketch/standup/interview series Inside Amy Schumer and announcing a 33-date national theater tour, comedian Amy Schumer had one hell of a 2013. There was also the matter of no less than Judd Apa ... More >>
Well Spring has sprung, or whatever, though the 90 degree temperatures belie the notion. Flowers, cool breezes, light jacket weather? Nay: air-conditioner-in-April, sweating in the shade, when-the-hell-do-the-pools-open weather -- you'd think we skipped to summer already. This week's list of shows h ... More >>
The wait is over. This week's Riverfront Times hits newsstands throughout the St. Louis area today, and here are some of the highlights you'll find both in print and online. Unreal offers up some news of the weird about the dumping of human placentas down the drain in Urbana, Illinois. Seems th ... More >>
It took 20-plus years, but the smokedelic duo of Cheech [Marin] and [Tommy] Chong has finally reunited for a massive Light Up America and Canada Tour that has sold out since its September spliff-off...er, kick-off.(And sadly for fans here, the show on January 18 in St. Louis is sold out.)Though the ... More >>
He played Spence Olchin on King of Queens and voiced the lead varmint in Pixar's Ratatouille, but Patton Oswalt is above all as organic a performer as they come. The founder of the Comedians of Comedy collective -- which, comprising Brian Posehn, Maria Bamford and Zach Galifianakis, eight-handedly p ... More >>
Week of September 28, 2006
This goopy, gory fun-fest finally gets greenlit.
A to Z: Cheerleader extraordinaire.
B-Sides intercepts a Ryan Adams IM, gets ghoulish with AFI and downloads pop gems with Little Hits
B-Sides compares Tony Danza's tap-dancing and acting, gets cozy with Quintron and Miss Pussycat, and doesn't balk at a new scene trading card
B-Sides gets groovy with Ratdog's Bob Weir, gets the scoop on Counting Crows' new CD and hits a grand slam with our next scene trading card.
Week of June 15, 2006
B-Sides and Judah Friedlander fondly remember the hug heard 'round the world, catches up with Bobby Bare Jr. and tells you how to download even more Robert Pollard stuff
Week of April 27, 2006
Week of April 6, 2006
B-Sides analyzes the state of the Irish-punk scene, talks jazz and shoes with Jamie Cullum and shows you where to download some primo tunes this week
Columbia's True/False Film Festival tops itself. Again.
Week of January 19, 2006
2005's best and brightest albums
This Earthquake is a 10.0 on the comedy meter (see him Saturday at the Orpheum)
The St. Louis International Film Festival enters its second thought-provoking week
The fourteenth annual St. Louis International Film Festival gets off to a great start
Cedric comes back to entertain us
Engvall rides again
We chat up a Neil Diamond doppelganger, shine the lowlight on the Bloodhound Gang and discover Cephalic Carnage's secret hippie identity
Roseanne's still sweet
A ten-gallon tour de force
We catch up with the Gentleman Callers, find out what Ron Jeremy has to do with school and examine how much James Taylor really sucks
B-Sides sees triple with Alkaline Trio, crunches numbers with Son Volt and gives Billy Idol some career advice
Learn, shoot, love and leave
We picnic with Parrotheads, get literary with book-minded bands and witness an old-fashioned blues royale
Corey Holcomb breaks it down
Comedian Dave Attell rolls into town
Upstream Theater's Soul of a Clone
The tale of a journalist obsessed
Week of November 17, 2004
We chat with the lil'est Tratchenburg, sing seasonal songs and give a concept-album reading list
MapleHood Rekkids will rock for food; R.I.P., Mike Blake.