Remember that story about Scott Davis, that guy who was was tripping so hard, he got butt-naked, beat-up people -- including a cop -- and got 25 years in prison? Well, a man in a "cowardly lion" suit stood in front of the state capitol on Saturday to protest alleged police corruption in the O'Fallon ... More >>
An O'Fallon police officer was awarded a Medal of Valor in October for saving a woman who was being attacked by a man tripping on LSD -- but the woman who was "saved" says the hero cop made up the whole story and she wants the medal taken away. Back in April, 2012, Scott Davis was having a really b ... More >>
Scott M. Davis, Jr., 23, will serve 25 years in jail for assaulting a police officer and a woman in what will go down in St. Louis history as one of the craziest bad trips ever. While tripping on acid with friends last year, Davis began to beat a woman with what police described as a "medieval-styl ... More >>
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 >>
The following comes from Nate Jackson, of the RFT's sister paper, the OC Weekly.In full grips of the dry desert heat, the fine art of day drinking at Coachella becomes a game of survival of the fittest. Sweltering temperatures in the high 90s aren't necessarily ideal conditions to bombard your liver ... More >>
Considering the subject matter, it's unlikely that Bill Streeter will be screaming "Quiet on the set!" this weekend. The St. Louis director, producer and cinematographer will mix music and mini-movies Saturday, April 13, for a second round of Lo-Fi Cherokee, a celebration of local talent on one of ... More >>
Taylor Swift | Ed Sheeran Scottrade Center March 18, 2013 When music editor Daniel Hill assigned me to review Taylor Swift's Red tour at Scottrade Center, I assumed I'd have to pull his Bieber shenanigans to live through it. Thousands of screeching teenagers? No Serious-Musicians-In-Capital-Letters ... More >>
Courtesy Erin K. Thompson, Seattle WeeklyMike Seely, former RFT staff writer and now editor of our sister paper Seattle Weekly, passes along this item from the Emerald City: 5 Spot, a restaurant that adopts the cuisine of a different region every few months, is currently featuring the foods of... ... More >>
librarianavengers.orgUnreal issues a battle call: All in favor of starting a Hot Librarian ranking, spell Y-E-S!If you thought the decade would end without some national ranking flipping the bird to our fair city, well, you've had your fill of the Christmas Kool-Aid, now haven't you? Party's ... More >>
Unreal gives away a toilet, gets an ice pipe, and reveals the answers to the 2007 Unreal News Challenge.
www.biography.com Jim Jones, toward the end. Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple On November 18, 1978, 908 people died in Jonestown, Guyana. The children went first: rambunctious boys, little girls in sundresses, babies just beginning to toddle. Parents gave children the poisoned p ... More >>
We join the Clerks for tea and expletives
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A local bottler supplies the free booze, we supply the lushes -- er, tasting panel
Minions Cafe's down-home food might be better than Mom's -- but don't tell her we said so
Sunday, May 16; Mississippi Nights
Our panel of experts (including an executive chef and two stoners) puts frozen treats to the test
"Dangerous" Derek McQuinn sold his soul for a piece of the Gold Exchange
Nobody knows why the babies are dying near Weldon Spring. But the grownups can't help asking whether the site's toxic stew is to blame.
Don we now our gay apparel
After five years in office, enigmatic Darlene Green has become a force to be reckoned with in St. Louis
Neighbors want to buy and fix it. A building inspector recommends saving it. And yet the Housing Authority insists on tearing down 5950 Enright. The story of a house -- and a city's demolition craze.