First Lady Michelle Obama has chosen a Walmart in Springfield, Missouri to promote her "Let's Move" anti-obesity campaign.
To what do we owe this honor?
It may not hurt that Missouri is on track to have incredibly high rates of obesity in the coming years, at least according to some studies. And ... More >>
Well this is awesome. Nelly, fresh off his blowout headlining gig downtown last weekend, landed on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night. Which means that, like all Fallon's musical guests, he got to play with the Roots as his backing band. And, perhaps because he's re-evaluating his musical legac ... More >>
This autumn, Jon Stewart, Chelsea Handler and Conan O'Brien may be getting a lil' STL-flavored competition in their late-night time slot. (If that sounds obscene to you....GOOD). Nikki Glaser -- a 28-year-old Kirkwood native, standup comic and Instagram enthusiast -- will be co-starring in a new wee ... More >>
The team: six 40-year-old men, leaving behind six fairly respectable jobs, five wives and 14.9 children for four days.
The tools: a 32-foot RV, VIP tickets, comfortable shoes and enough beer to take down a small fraternity.
The task: to do and see as much as physically and logistically possible at ... More >>
Image viaAnd also in reality, on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, which has given us plenty of incredible musical performances. But you'd be hard-pressed to name one that tops last night's tUnE-yArDs appearance, at least in terms of the actual collaborative value. Fearless freak Merril Garbus p ... More >>
Image viaIf there's one thing Stephen Colbert's good at, it's taking huge stories and events and finding a connection to his very favorite thing: Himself. Whether it's a pseudo political campaign, a feigned interest in art, an obsession with his visage on an ice cream pint or a birthday celeb ... More >>
While the last battle of the late-night talk-show hosts has finally fizzled out, a new, tastier competition came to a head late last week on Comedy Central:
The battle of the Ben & Jerry's late-night novelty ice cream flavors!
On Wednesday night Ben & Jerry's got airtime on Late Night with Jimmy F ... More >>
Although this show slipped very casually into the clubs listings, it's a pretty big deal: King Sunny Ade and His African Beats will be performing at the Old Rock House on Tuesday, April 20. Tickets are $22.50 Advance • $25 Day of show. Ade is an extremely influential Afropop musician -- he was eve ... More >>
I take back all snarky thoughts I have for Jimmy Fallon, at least this week: Saw-toothed '90s rockers Jawbox reunited and performed on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon just now, in honor of the reissue of their seminal album, For Your Own Special Sweetheart. How the J. Robbins-fronted band manages to s ... More >>