With a little planning and a couple of cocktails the holidays can go down smoother than a pint of spiked egg nog. Gut Check's assembled a series of guides to help find the perfect present for the food lover in your life while maintaining sanity and investing in your community... and, okay, maybe pic ... More >>
Mabel SuenCopies of Stirring It Up with Molly Ivins now available at Left Bank Books.Last week, Gut Check spoke with St. Louis native Ellen Sweets about her new book, Stirring it Up with Molly Ivins. The memoir celebrates Ivins' life by taking a deep look into her joyous domestic side. As a t ... More >>
Courtesy of Ellen Sweets and UT PressEllen Sweets, author of Stirring it Up with Molly Ivins, with the late, great Ms. Ivins herself. Reporting and food go hand-in-hand, as Gut Check (especially our waistline) knows all too well. However, for Ellen Sweets, a St. Louis native and award-winning ... More >>
Larry D. MooreKinky Friedman, the original Texas Jew Boy and salty king of the one-liners, makes a rare appearance in St. Louis tonight at Off Broadway. We're celebrating with a week of wisdom nuggets from our interview with the Kinkster; read them here and here, and get the lowdown on the le ... More >>
All aboard the '80s way-back machine for Mike Nichols' good time Charlie.
Week of October 20, 2004
With humor and a hat
In which Radar Station ponders the issue of the day
Neo-folkie rabble-rouser Michelle Shocked took the Man to court -- and won. What's next?
Radio gadfly and author Jim Hightower discusses his talk show, the fate of the populist movement and the perils of the middle of the road