Popular Mechanics Anti-Glacial popularmechanics.bandcamp.com In his introduction to Slaughterhouse-Five, Kurt Vonnegut talks about the futility of writing an antiwar book; he quotes a friend who asks, "Why don't you write an anti-glacier book instead?" Point being, wars are as easy to stop as glaci ... More >>
Almost exactly one year ago, Showtime ordered a full twelve-episode season of Masters of Sex, a drama based on the lives and work of Washington University researchers William Masters and Virginia Johnson in the '50s, '60s and '70s. The network has just released the show's first teaser trailer, pun ... More >>
Travel Leisure, which cancelled Gut Check's subscription and banned us for life after we requested to receive only the Leisure half of the magazine, has honored two St. Louis restaurants in recent features. First up is Bixby's (Lindell Boulevard & DeBaliviere Avenue; 314-361-7313), the restaurant ... More >>
Cassy Vires of Home Wine Kitchen (7322 Manchester Road, Maplewood; 314-802-7676) and Justin Haifley of the Tavern Kitchen & Bar (2961 Dougherty Ferry Road, Valley Park; 314-825-0600) are two of the ten chefs in the running for the Midwest category of Food & Wine magazine's "People's Best New Chef" a ... More >>
7 p.m. Tuesday, December 4. Pop's, 401 Monsanto Avenue, Sauget, Illinois.
According to a new study from Consumer Reports, rice produced in the U.S. contains "worrisome" levels of arsenic. Tests performed by the magazine's researchers found elevated levels of the chemical in all kinds of everyday foods, like farina, rice cakes, and even in trusty Uncle Ben's. "In virtuall ... More >>
Time magazine's Keeping Score blog compiled a list of the worst stadiums in the world, and in a development that's sure to please the Rams, the Edward Jones Dome came in at number seven.
8 p.m. Tuesday, April 26. Fubar, 3108 Locust Street.
Berger: What's not to love?Gossip columnist extraordinaire Jerry Berger has found one more place to hang his hat on the Internetz. After a five-year absence from "columnizing," the former society-set scribbler for the Globe Democrat and Post-Dispatch returned to his craft in 2009 when he founded ... More >>
When wearing just a thong to bed in February, most women would also prefer a blanket, or at the very least another warm body.Daily RFT received this missive a few days ago, but we held onto it so the information it contains will be fresh in your mind when you head out to the Friday night meat ... More >>
Here's a potential good omen for St. Louis Cardinals fans fretting over whether Albert Pujols will re-sign with the ball club prior to today's contract deadline. KMOV (Channel 4) is reporting that the slugger's Westport restaurant, Pujols 5, opened its doors an hour early today (10 a.m.) for a contr ... More >>
laduenews.comTime to put on your game face, Ladue News.The print magazine is not dead. Not, anyway, in St. Louis. The past few months have seen the launch of a "St. Louis Golf Lifestyle" publication in Avid, a rival food magazine to Sauce in Feast, and today news that that a new publication w ... More >>
image viaThere's so much we can learn from Us Weekly!Fabulous news, celebrity magazine addicts: All those hours you've spent lolling around on the couch with bags of Chee-tohs and the latest copies of Us Weekly, In Touch and Life & Style aren't totally bad for you after all! It turns out that ... More >>
8:30 p.m. Friday, October 15. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
Lots to do tonight. First, Adam Reichmann and the Ghosts of Electricity will be playing at Off Broadway. This is Reichmann's long-gestating band, featuring Jason Hutton, Mike Apirion and Steven Bunck. Show starts at 8 p.m. with an acoustic set and then morphs into a full-on band set after. Tickets a ... More >>
Webster Grovians, prepare yourselves! Tomorrow the newest edition of Time magazine hits newsstands, featuring, on its cover, the tortured visage of native son Jonathan Franzen beside the headline "Great American Novelist". Franzen is the first living writer to grace the magazine's cover since ... More >>
Congrats to Stefani Pollack, author of the Cupcake Project and Gut Check contributor, and her husband, the photographer Jonathan Pollack: Top-notch food magazine Saveur this week linked to Stefani's recipe for waffle cones on its Daily Fare blog.The post, part of its "Best of the Web" series include ... More >>
Image sourceKarlie Kloss, the international supermodel/Webster High School junior is on the cover of the May issue of Teen Vogue. Inside, Kloss talks about being an ordinary all-American girl who, backstage at shows, catches up on her reading of The Great Gatsby for English class. She bakes ... More >>
getbornbeat.blogspot.comThat's the headline on the blog of the local reading series and poetry 'zine and, frankly, we don't think we can improve upon it. After three years, Get Born has decided it's not needed anymore and will be...um, getting unborn, after one final reading once the weather g ... More >>
I still recall the outrage a few years back when Riverfront Times published a story in which we sampled and reviewed the muskrat, opossum, raccoon and other varmints for sale at Soulard's Farmer Market. It wasn't the vegetarians who complained. It was those who objected to the headline of the art ... More >>
Time is out with its annual Person of the Year edition honoring the man (or woman) who most influenced the news over the past 365 days. This year's honoree is Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke who the magazine credits with mitigating the damages of the sour economy.Ranking in at No. 21 on a t ... More >>
myspace.com/saypantherVia Twitter, via Facebook, via Eleven magazine: Say Panther has finally announced the release party for its long-awaited (and long-recorded) album, As We Grow. The big day is November 24 at the Chapel, along with Target Market.Along with reporting this news and pos ... More >>
The New York Times reports that magazine publisher Condé Nast will shutter Gourmet magazine after almost 70 years:The magazine has suffered a severe decline in ad pages, but the cut still comes as a shock. There was speculation that Condé Nast would close one of its food titles -- Gourmet or Bo ... More >>
Happened to read ALIVE magazine's cover story on Sheryl Crow last weekend, and I wanted to give kudos to writer Kelly Hamilton, who did a great job. The one-page article addresses motherhood, Crow's fight against cancer and charity work, as well as her Missouri/St. Louis roots (including the tidbit ... More >>
7 p.m. Friday, January 9. Schlafly Tap Room, 2100 Locust Street.
Congrats to local metal dudes Head on Collision, who recently got a nice article in Thrasher, the seminal skateboarding and music magazine. The following picture was spotted on the STL DIY Hardcore message board:
Palahniuk on porn
9 p.m. Friday, January 4. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
7 p.m. Thursday, December 21. Pop's (1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois).
Friday, November 18; Frederick's Music Lounge (4454 Chippewa Street)
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