Recently, I stopped drinking alcohol for a few weeks due to a severe case of "turning into a tremendously fat man." Attending / eating at the Gathering of the Juggalos essentially ruined my metabolism, which now runs off of warm beer and chocolate-covered waffles. As a result, I've been compensating ... More >>
Of all the clichés of sex, drugs and rock & roll (and any other genre you could name), chemistry is surely greatest, but it has the advantage of being true. There's really no other way to explain what happens with the greatest of bands, and the Flatlanders -- featuring the three distinct voices and ... More >>
Since we know now that chess is a sport, maybe it shouldn't be surprising that the chess community is resorting to sports-like behavior: boosterism, trash-talking and now wholesale poaching of the best collegiate players. Case in point: This school year, Webster University has no chess team. Next y ... More >>
Books have been written about our love affair with booze, and all we get is a lousy No. 6 ranking?Next month Men's Health will come out with its listing of the "100 Drunkest Cities in America." As of right now, the magazine's website has yet to publish the findings, but USA Today has the scoop. F ... More >>
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Here's some interesting follow-ups to my March 5 feature story examining the use of red-light cameras in St. Louis. thenewspaper.com MSNBC reports today that officials in Dallas are removing more than a dozen cameras from intersections because they don't generate enough money to merit their cost. ... More >>
Feel-good football tale scores with charm and sincerity.
A middle-aged couple with a million dollars and a big dream: To make St. Louis a pop-music hub
Alex Ross, painter of supermen and superwomen, makes it easy to believe in heroes