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Malcolm Gay

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    July 3, 2014

    Portrait/Process at Photography HOF

    What's most remarkable about Portrait/Process, the lush new exhibit at the International Photography Hall of Fame, is not merely the sheer diversity of "portraits" on display, but also the show's animating concept — charting how photographic processes, once a binding limitation of the medium, ... More >>

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    June 13, 2014

    Hands on a Hardbody: Truck Contest Makes for Quirky but Bumpy Musical

    Fresh off its recent success with Rent, New Line Theatre closes its season with a very different tale of mid-'90s American angst, staging Doug Wright's adaptation of S.R. Bindler's 1997 documentary, Hands on a Hardbody, which chronicles a days-long contest where ten participants try to outlast one a ... More >>

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    January 14, 2014

    Introducing RFT's New Critic-at-Large, Malcolm Gay, and Architecture Critic, Chris Naffziger

    We're excited here at Riverfront Times to announce the addition of two new contributors for 2014. Actually, in the case of one of them, "newish" contributor is more appropriate.

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    October 15, 2010

    Scientists Find Likely Cause of Honeybee Colony Collapse Disorder [Updated with Dissenting Opinion!]

    Image via​The New York Times reports that scientists from the University of Montana and the U.S. Army have identified the likely cause of colony collapse disorder, which is blamed for destroying as much as 40% of the country's honeybee population since 2006.A fungus tag-teaming with a virus have a ... More >>

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    August 16, 2010

    St. Stanislaus Feud Lands in New York Times

    stanislauskostka.comMarek Bozek: Angel or devil?​The ongoing battle between St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish and the St. Louis Archdiocese got some national exposure this weekend with a lengthy article in Saturday's New York Times. The story (by former Riverfront Times' staff writer Malcolm Gay) recou ... More >>

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    December 8, 2009

    Ohio Finally Tries Out New Execution Method RFT Wrote About Five Years Ago

    Susan Sanford​Earlier today Ohio prison officials executed a death row inmate with an injection of a single drug, rather than the three-chemical intravenous series that has been used throughout the U.S. since lethal injection came to prominence in the 1970s.Five years ago RFT staff write ... More >>

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    March 23, 2009

    The Egomaniac Artist and the Farting Art Critic: Point, Counterpoint

    A little late on the draw here, but I couldn't let this week pass without noting the ruckus over Post-Dispatch art critic David Bonetti's review of Cindy Tower's latest work -- and her response, which has to do with flatulence. Read on.  Tower, who paints scenes of complete despair over in East ... More >>

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    March 10, 2009

    Return of the Shanghai Shamus

    Washington University professor and author Qiu Xiaolong is out with his latest detective novel. The book, The Mao Case, is the sixth installment of Qui's popular Inspector Chen series. In 2006 the Wall Street Journal named Qui's Death of a Red Heroine one of the best political novels of all time.&nb ... More >>

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    March 2, 2009

    Zoo's Herpes Outbreak Gets the New York Times Treatment

    Over the weekend, the nation's paper of record decided that a bit of St. Louis news was fit to print. Former Riverfront Times staff writer Malcolm Gay penned a story for Saturday's edition of the New York Times about the mysterious herpes outbreak currently affecting two Asian el ... More >>

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    July 15, 2008

    Review Preview: The Shaved Duck

    There is no elegant way to eat the duck-fat fries. Pluck a single fry from the tangle of very thinly spiral-cut spuds -- with fork or fingers -- and you'll end up with a handful. Share an order with someone else, and the two of you might re-enact Lady and the Tramp, munching on opposite ends of the ... More >>

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    June 11, 2008
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    June 10, 2008
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    June 9, 2008

    We're Cookin'! RFT Contributor Wins Two Awards

    At the thirteenth annual AltWeekly Awards luncheon last weekend in Philadelphia, Riverfront Times contributor Malcolm Gay won first place in the arts feature category for his September 19, 2007, feature ''The Case of the Shanghai Shamus.''

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    April 25, 2008

    Go! The St. Louis Weekend Calendar, April 25 - 27, 2008

    Not totally satisfied with your weekend itinerary? Never fear, Go! is here! This regular feature highlights everything from rock shows to art openings, from delicious dishes to hidden-gem hangouts. Here's a listing of the weekend's concerts, from A to Z. Friday, 4/25 Benefit-Style Barbecue: ... More >>

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    March 21, 2008
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    January 9, 2008

    Lethal Injection Gets Its Day in Court

    As the U.S. Supreme Court weighs Baze v. Rees and the constitutionality of Kentucky's -- and, by extension, nearly every other state's -- protocol for executing inmates via lethal injection, you might want to revisit "Uncomfortably Numb," Malcolm Gay's 2004 in-depth story about Missouri's death-pena ... More >>

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    November 8, 2007

    This Week's Issue

    It may not be curtains for St. Louis theater, but some smaller companies struggle for the limelight. Malcolm Gay explains why. These soon-to-be-ordained Catholic priests are women? Yep, that's right. They tell Kristen Hinman how they keep the faith. With so many captivating films in the St. Loui ... More >>

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    November 2, 2007

    Daily Web Crawl

    HERE Read outtakes from Annie's Shame Club interview, and hear the band's music later today on A to Z. Gut Check warns its readers of the frozen pizza recall. After last night's Best of St. Louis party, we are all a little groggy. Now there's a fancy website to promote the lame slogan. Here ... More >>

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    October 17, 2007

    This Week's Issue

    Keegan Hamilton takes an up-close look at Saint Louis University's new basketball coach. How did a skirmish with river rogues land a 43-year-old grandmother in court? Kristen Hinman investigates. Paul Friswold gets sucked in to the Rep's production of Dracula. Ween easily won over Jordan Har ... More >>

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    October 17, 2007

    E-mail Thread of the Day

    We're pleased to bring you the first in an occasional series of genuine e-mail exchanges between RFT staffers and the wonderful world. As with most e-mail threads, you'll have to read from the bottom to best follow this exchange with publicity agent Stacey Wechsler... www.techrepublic.comFrom: Sta ... More >>

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    October 9, 2007

    Daily Web Crawl

    Your daily guide to what they're whispering about in the next cubicle. HERE Ian Froeb brings home the "extra-long" bacon from America's Drive-In. On A to Z, Keegan Hamilton explains the Midwest Avengers' show cancellation, and Annie Zaleski falls in love all over again. If you watched the Ross K ... More >>

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    September 19, 2007

    This Week's Issue

    Malcolm Gay investigates Chinese exile mystery novelist -- and St. Louis County resident -- Qiu Xiaolong. Advocates for the disabled tell Kathleen McLaughlin why the Missouri Department of Transportation needs to be reprimanded. Unreal chats with Miss Nursing Home '07, two soapbox racers an ... More >>

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    September 12, 2007

    This Week's Issue

    Check out Justin Kendall's riveting cover story about former football stars who say the NFL has deserted them. Unreal investigates a chick interested in pulling a million dollars from her bum, the paragons of God's power and Chris Duncan's sports hernia. While exploring the unanswered questions ... More >>

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    September 12, 2007

    This Week's Issue

    Check out Justin Kendall's riveting cover story about former football stars who say the NFL has deserted them. Unreal investigates a chick interested in pulling a million dollars from her bum, the paragons of God's power and Chris Duncan's sports hernia. While exploring the unanswered questions ... More >>

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    August 27, 2007

    Won More Time!

    The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) announced the recipients of its 2007 Salute to Excellence Awards at its convention earlier this month in Las Vegas. Competing against other newspapers nationwide with circulations of less than 150,000, Riverfront Times received first-place awards ... More >>

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    August 15, 2007

    Come Back, My Little Chickadee

    Readers adore their birds, books and Emmylou Harris.

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    May 30, 2007
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    May 23, 2007

    One Catfish, Two Catfish, Three Catfish, Four...

    How much catfish can one person eat, anyway?

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    March 14, 2007
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    December 6, 2006
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    April 12, 2006

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    September 21, 2005

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    June 15, 2005

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    May 18, 2005

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    May 11, 2005

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    March 16, 2005

    Post Mortem Postmortem

    Letters from the issue of Wednesday, March 16, 2005

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    December 29, 2004

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    December 22, 2004

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    October 27, 2004

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    September 15, 2004

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    August 11, 2004

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    June 23, 2004

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    June 16, 2004

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