• Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    Todd Akin Barfs Up Rockwellian Metaphors in U.S. Senate Campaign Video

    Warning: The following video should be viewed in immediate vicinity of a toilet or lined trash receptacle. ​If you haven't heard, Missouri Congressman Todd Akin announced today that he's running for Senate. In so doing, Akin released the following video, which is so chock-full of Norman-Rockwell-l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    Sick: America's Most Profitable Drugs Don't Cure Anything

    Image viaDrug money​If you read this week's feature story on the addiction-curing hallucinogenic drug ibogaine and non-hallucinogenic alternatives like 18-MC, you might have been left wondering, "If this stuff works as well as everybody says it does, why hasn't a pharmaceutical company started sel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    Viagra Maker Hard On St. Louis; Pfizer Announces It Will Slash 600 Local Jobs

    A pharmaceutical giant's love affair with St. Louis is over, and it seems no amount of drugs and/or chemical enhancements will ever rekindle the flame. Just when you think Pfizer will grow, it shrinks. It happens to lots of companies.​Yesterday, Pfizer (maker of Viagra, Celebrex, Lipitor and count ... More >>

  • News

    December 5, 2007

    Drug Free

    Clinics that treat the poor rely on free medical samples, but pharmaceuticals say there's got to be a better way.

  • Dining

    August 28, 2002

    Sherman's March

    The venerable Billy Sherman's Deli makes a move but doesn't stray too far from where it came