• Blogs

    November 4, 2014

    Quiz: Where Do You Fall on the Geriatric Gen-X Spectrum?

    It just seems to creep up on you, doesn't it? Suddenly one morning, you notice a few gray hairs have commandeered space on your scalp. This is precious real estate, considering how far that hairline has receded in the past year. Most of your old high school pals are popping out babies, and maybe you ... More >>

  • 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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2008

    Barack's Star Turn Snub

    Man, you gotta love the New York Times. When we're taking time out from thinking about how we're dying from eating sushi and not having our lives saved by Lipitor, Unreal can now ponder whether Barack Obama's non-acknowledgment of fellow presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at last night's State o ... 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