For those in search of laughter or curious about the goings-on of the comedy scene in St. Louis, we will be making monthly recommendations for shows in (and near) the city. From sure-thing hilarious to fingers-crossed, "Oh God! I hope this works" affairs, Funny Events is your connection to sketch, s ... More >>
Adam Sandler is successful because he's lazy.
Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>
Standup comedian/TV/movie actor Kevin James is coming to the Peabody Opera House on September 13. Tickets range from $35 to $75 and will go on sale this Friday, June 14, at 10 a.m.
Every comic worth his weight in salt (why is that a saying?) has some good and bad stories they picked up on "the road." If you plan on having any sort of career in comedy it is something you have to go through. I have my stories. The night Steven Wright walked into the club I was in to do a set. Th ... More >>
Horror, rom com, science fiction -- your days are numbered. Hollywood has a new genre of film to exploit: board game movies. In the wake of the that-looks-so-bad-it-might-be-good Battleship (which is released tomorrow), a number of films are in the works that are inspired by, named after or based on ... More >>
-Joe Thurston has got to be the worst baserunner I've ever seen. I'm fully aware that good and bad baserunning alike, over the course of a full season, will only help or hurt you by a few runs, but from a situational standpoint, Thurston getting picked off of second base in the seventh inning was as ... More >>
On slow news days, Unreal enjoys making lists of all the current movies we'd like to go and see, if only we had the time. These lists tend to be brief, for two reasons. The first: Unreal was born lacking the major motion picture enjoying gene, despite the fact that this gene is so common among human ... More >>
Outdoor film nights continue
Week of August 2, 2006
A round-up of summer's surefire hits (and definite duds)
Will Smith helps others find love, though probably not with this movie
We chat with Eddie Money, get all Punjabi on you and fatwa all over Robert Downey Jr.
50 First Dates is a patchy toss-off strictly for Sandler fans
How to gain success and notoriety in the crack trade
2002 proved that TV has no shame at any hour
But just think, no one hates TV more than Trent Lott
Five years after Swingers, Jon Favreau just wanted to get a movie Made