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    August 16, 2013

    John Mulaney Comes to St. Louis for "Hunger is No Laughing Matter"

    The St. Louis Area Foodbank knows that hunger really isn't a laughing matter, but that doesn't mean we can't laugh for its benefit. For the second annual Hunger is No Laughing Matter event, comedian John Mulaney will be at The Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard, University City; 314-726-6161), Saturday ... More >>

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    May 9, 2013

    Fernando Tatis: Former Cardinal Rocks MS Paint Like Chan Ho Park

    Fernando Tatis. Mention those two words to any St. Louis Cardinals fan worth his/her salt, and you'll transport them back fourteen years to an April ballgame in Los Angeles. Tatis, the Cardinals third baseman, had already hit one grand slam off Dodgers pitcher Chan Ho Park in the third inning when h ... More >>

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    November 8, 2012
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    October 11, 2012
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    October 10, 2012

    Frances Madeson's Madison County Crier Will Make You Ashamed to Be a Liberal

    Frances Madeson was a Missouri girl who moved to New York City. After her marriage ended, she left the big, bad city and moved to Farmington in Madison County, about an hour and a half south of St. Louis, where she set up a business writing letters and resumes for the good country people. Soon enou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2012

    The Best of Covers of Mario Paint, Unlikely Video Game Composition Forefather

    Mario is a versatile video game character. In his long career in the digital world, Mario raced go-karts, fought adversaries in hand-to-hand combat and even got kidnapped to teach kids about geography. Yet Nintendo's plumber extraordinaire may have inadvertently been a trailblazer in the realm of v ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    Five Unnervingly Specific Facts About Miranda Cosgrove Wikipedia's SOPA Blackout Kept You From Knowing

    ​Wikipedia's decision to black out on Wednesday in support of the efforts against SOPA and PIPA hurt a lot of demographics--high schoolers looking for paraphrases to paraphrase, search engine optimizers who kind of hoped Wikipedia would be shut down, people who needed an episode guide for A Mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    Photo Shows RFT Reporters on Enemies List of Accused Clayton Bomber, Milton "Skip" Ohlsen

    Fox 2The "enemies" list with "Chad Garrison" and "Kristen" in the center, below Post-It notes with the names of Ohlsen's ex-wife, her divorce attorney and others.​On Wednesday, KTVI Fox 2 aired evidence seized from the downtown loft of accused Clayton bomber, Milton "Skip" Ohlsen, that confirms de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    Robot Overlords to Use Delicious Breakfasts to Conquer Humanity

    Hanna-BarberaRosie the Robot lures the Jetsons with delcious food.​You know it's just a matter of time before the robots take over, and they're developing skills to make their coups so clean we'll gladly follow them anywhere. The robots are making breakfast. An American robot named James, ... More >>

  • News

    March 31, 2011
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    September 23, 2010

    Salmonella Patients Testify in Congressional Food Safety Hearings

    As reported yesterday, several giant egg farms are testifying before Congress after last month's massive salmonella recall. Also testifying - several people sickened in the outbreak, including a 77-year-old Colorado grandmother who nearly died from salmonella-related septic shock. Despite not being ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2009

    Bada-Bing! St. Louis Graphic Design Firm Sues Microsoft Over Trademark

    St. Louis-based design shop, Bing!, last week filed suit against Microsoft over the software giant's use of the name Bing for its new search engine. The suit filed in St. Louis Circuit Court alleges "trademark infringement, unfair competition, and tortious interference with business expectancy." www ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2009

    Mac Users Get Google Chrome (Finally)

    ​Yesterday Google made the the beta version of the Chrome Web browser available for Mac and Linux users. This is almost exactly a year after the browser was launched (in beta) for Windows. Why the long delay? Nobody knows. It's very likely the case that Google was concentrating its efforts at aimi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2009

    Oh iPhone! Is there Anything You CAN'T Do?

    It takes photos, plays music and video, you can browse the web, it even catches criminals. What can't the iPhone do? Not much, apparently. Apple's iPhone store has been an incredible success -- 2.4 billion worth of success. Proving that the iPhone is way more than just a phone. It's the worlds first ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2009

    RFT Reporters Make Milton "Skip" Ohlsen's Shit List, Court Records Show

    Milton H. "Skip" Ohlsen​Milton H. "Skip" Ohlsen is in federal custody awaiting sentencing on weapons and bank fraud charges. As has been reported in recent days, Ohlsen is also a person of interest in the bombing that hurt attorney John Gillis last year. No charges have been filed in that case. So ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    Ten Tech Releases to Look for this Fall

    Photo by Marcin Wichary via Flickr​It's August. The economy is bad. Things are slow, but technology marches on. In spite of the global economic slowdown, there will still be plenty of new high-tech products to look forward to this fall. A lot of them will actually be cheaper (even Apple has lowere ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2008

    Here's the Must-Have St. Louis Rams Item for this Season

    While you’ll hear no argument here than Scott Linehan needed to be fired, the question must be asked: Has anyone ever done less to warrant a promotion than Jim Haslett? As the defensive coordinator for the Rams this season, his unit has allowed 36 points per game (second-worst in the NFL), 411 y ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    February 27, 2008
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    January 30, 2008

    Rick Majerus lips off? That's a spankin'.

    Unreal talks to a dominatrix and gets schooled in sherlocking.

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    January 9, 2008

    Mormon Accents

    The Mexican calls out Romney and explains how to type in Spanish.

  • Home Entertainment

    December 5, 2007

    Future Shock

    Mass Effect is riveting — and a bit aggravating, too.

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2007
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    October 10, 2007

    Hype Machine

    Does Halo 3 live up to its billing?

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2007

    Daily Web Crawl

    Your daily guide to what they're whispering about in the next cubicle. HERE Ian Froeb only wishes he could take a bite out of this dessert. Beavis and Butthead make an appearance on A to Z. Yes, but can he resist if Microsoft comes calling? Now that Centene Corporation ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    June 6, 2007

    Three's a Charm

    A promising glimpse of the next Halo.

  • Music

    May 9, 2007

    Homespun: Superfun Yeah Yeah Rocketship

    Chest Hair (self-released)

  • Dining

    April 4, 2007

    Oscar Mayer Fast Franks
    Beef Frank In A Bun

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  • News

    November 22, 2006

    You Play, They Pay

    How much should it cost Internet radio operators like Jim and Wanda Atkinson to satisfy your cravings for streaming rock & roll?

  • Home Entertainment

    May 24, 2006

    Next Big Things

    The five biggest attention-getters at E3.

  • Home Entertainment

    March 1, 2006

    Back to the Future

    The Xbox Live Arcade is a high-tech twist on the old-fashioned coin-op.

  • Home Entertainment

    December 28, 2005

    They've Got Game

    Barbarians, brain-eaters, and beagles round out the best of 2005.

  • Home Entertainment

    December 28, 2005

    Generation Next

    Microsoft's Xbox 360 fires the first shot in the next-gen console war.

  • News

    December 21, 2005

    They've Got Game

    Barbarians, brain-eaters and beagles round out the best of 2005

  • News

    December 21, 2005

    Generation Next

    Microsoft's Xbox 360 fires the first shot in the next-gen console war

  • Home Entertainment

    December 7, 2005

    Near Perfect

    Perfect Dark Zero isn't a bull's-eye, but it hits the target.

  • Film

    July 6, 2005

    Dark Alleys

    Chris Browne's bowling documentary has gloom to spare

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    July 7, 2004


    Week of July 7, 2004

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    February 25, 2004

    Another Steakout

    Don't let the Lou become the sole property of Bloosiers; plus, we try to go on a wholesome date (to Mel's new movie, perhaps?), visit one of the few remaining typewriter stores, learn a thing or two about balls and make some super suggestions for Lambert

  • Calendar

    October 8, 2003

    This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

    Week of October 8, 2003

  • Music

    September 4, 2002

    Do the Math

    The music industry says online piracy's killing the biz. Stan Liebowitz says otherwise.

  • Culture

    August 7, 2002

    Do the Math

    The music industry says online piracy's killing the biz. A UTD prof says it ain't.

  • Film

    November 28, 2001

    Flaming Wreck

    Owen Wilson goes down Behind Enemy Lines and lands in familiar terrain

  • Film

    November 14, 2001


    Week of November 14, 2001

  • News

    January 3, 2001

    Hack Mentality

    At 28, Spuds has become a cybersage for the young and the reckless. Now he's gone straight.

  • News

    October 6, 1999

    Billy Club

    A simple, happy message helped him become the nation's favorite preacher. Thanks to a Popsicle-slick PR machine and a talent for dodging tough questions, we've forgotten what Billy Graham is really all about.

  • Music

    June 2, 1999
  • News

    May 19, 1999
  • News

    March 17, 1999

    Going the Distance

    The Internet is changing distance learning -- and higher education

  • Music

    March 10, 1999

    The Silver Age

    Influential electronic-music pioneer Morton Subotnick appears as part of UM-St. Louis's art and technology conference

  • Culture

    December 23, 1998

    Ice Land

    Grease evolves into a figure-skating show with Nancy Kerrigan as Sandy

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