Dear inconsiderate St. Louis dog owner, I'm proud of St. Louis. We may not be the most exciting place in the world, but there are a few things we do well. And you managed to shit all over two of them. (Well, not you, most likely. I'm guessing it was your dog. But STILL.)
It's been observed that the only way to really understand a poem is to hear it read aloud by its author. It's also been observed, mostly by people who have spent a lot of time listening to poetry read aloud, that poets tend to assume a "poet voice," majestic and mystical, as though they were reveali ... More >>
If there ever was a person who could be anointed as the queen of all media, it would be Maya Angelou. The St. Louis-born writer obtained widespread admiration for more than a half-century of work, from her groundbreaking autobiographies to her prolific writing for the stage and the screen. So it's ... More >>
Stan the Man Cardinals' legend Stan Musial is in Washington D.C. today joining the likes of Maya Angelou, Warren Buffet, Bill Russell, George H.W. Bush and ten other artists, athletes, statesmen and business leaders to accept the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Musial was named a recipient last No ... More >>
Read a good book under an old oak tree.
Week of August 3, 2006
Unreal mingles with true meat-masters, joins the campaign to save CBGB and receives a dispatch from Redbird Nation. Plus, what's Keebler doing handing out roach clips?
Beauty Shop is clipped straight from its predecessors
Week of February 11, 2004
Jane Connell's seen the brightest lights on Broadway
Two Redbirds and a bunch of other big-leaguers throw the sports-activism debate a curveball
Sherman Alexie gets a load off his chest in The Business of Fancydancing
Seeking St. Louis: Voices From a River City, 1670-2000
When the Pawn (Epic)