Another school year has passed, and now all that's left for departing students to cherish are the sweet memories of Friday-night football, prom and the loin-burning, unrequited, forbidden lust for their smoking-hot teachers. I know, it sounds kind of creepy. But admit it: You once had a fantasy tea ... More >>
Howdy, folks. For the month of March (and possibly longer/shorter depending on my funds, stamina, and sanity), I am hitting three local shows each weekend. The rules: they must be on a budget (who pays more than $8 to see a show?), predominantly local bands, and well-supplied with tequila.
Yesterday Gut Check learned that ice cream chain Ben & Jerry's will release a new 30 Rock-themed ice cream tomorrow to coincide with the show's series' finale airing tomorrow night. Until its official unveiling tomorrow afternoon the 30 Rock flavor is being kept under wraps, which left us curious, ... More >>
When Gut Check learned that season seven of 30 Rock would be the show's last, we were sad to say the least. This Thursday, January 31, we'll say goodbye to 30 Rock for good when it's season finale airs. Here's an excerpt from a memorial Gut Check penned this past spring when the show's final season ... More >>
Dear Liz Lemon Tina Fey: So we, kind of, are in love you. And we saw this video of you speaking last night at the Center for Reproductive Rights. And we just wanted to let you know that not all of us in this state have weird ideas about abortion. Only the ones we elect to Congress. But it's co ... More >>
NBC announced last week that 30 Rock will in fact return for a seventh -- and final -- season. The finale of a favorite show is always a tearful event, but 30 Rock has become much more than a 30-minute meta sitcom. Liz Lemon is herself a food institution, the likes of which didn't exist on televisi ... More >>
Diana BenantiA few weeks ago we clued you into a new live music venue and bar about to open on Gravois, The Heavy Anchor, and now, the wait is nearly over. The liquor is ordered, the walls are painted, and custom glasses from Boulevard wait expectantly on the shelves. Neophiles can sate their ... More >>
By CECILIA RAZAKYou might remember The Day The Earth Stood Still as that hokey, if well-meaning, sci-fi message-movie from the 1950's. (And if you do remember it, chances are the title also describes the day you shouted ''Klaatu barado nikto!'' at your gym teacher.) But for all those who haven't see ... More >>