President Barack Obama has designated the tornadoes and flooding Missouri suffered in late May and early June as a "major disaster," opening the federal government's purse strings to assist 27 counties with response and recovery expenses. "This declaration will help communities affected by the sev ... More >>
The National Weather Service has released new information on the destructive storm that hit the St. Louis region last Friday -- and now says that a total of nine tornadoes reached the metro area. The most destructive EF3 tornado, which moved from St. Charles County to the city of St. Louis, travel ... More >>
T.D. El-Amin's debut novel takes place in Italy and St. Louis but was birthed in Montgomery, Alabama. Specifically the federal prison camp in Montgomery where El-Amin served nearly eighteen months in 2010 and 2011 for soliciting and taking a bribe as a Missouri state representative. "For me, writi ... More >>
Roy KastenJohn Prine stands and delivers at the TouhillJohn Prine | Jason Isbell Touhill Performing Arts Center December 3, 2011 Why is John Prine so beloved? He's never had a major hit of his own, never really crossed over from the folkie netherworlds, never, as a touring musician, done muc ... More >>
This one doesn't make the cut, unfortunately.It's Fourth of July weekend, and in the haze of the heat, barbecue, domestic beer, and red-white-and-blue buntings, it's easy to get caught up in ranting-chanting, "USA! USA! USA!" The founding fathers and a lot of musicians might not agree with ... More >>
gizmodo.comLet the label speak for itself. Holy crap, Taco Bell! Your beef is alleged to be only 36 percent beef! How could Yum! Brands have lied to Americans for all these years? The big to-do started on Tuesday, when Montgomery, Alabama, law firm Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & M ... More >>
image viaHuck and Jim as they appeared in the first edition of Huckleberry Finn in 1884.You all remember Huckleberry Finn, right? That 1830s Missouri urchin who finds himself adrift on the Mississippi River with a black slave named Jim and learns to appreciate Jim's fundamental humanity and, ... More >>
It adds up.Another day, another city-ranking listing St. Louis as the worst city for __________ (insert blank). Today's survey comes from the website Business Insider that names St. Louis as one of the "15 Cities with Ridiculously High Sales Tax."St. Louis ranks in at No. 11 according to Business ... More >>
Why waste money (or steal) those bogus Thriller remixes when you can get better Michael Jackson reinventions legally — for free? Plus, the history of the classic Harlem Globetrotters song "Sweet Georgia Brown."
Week of April 6, 2006
Baseball coach Jim Brady has been fighting his bosses in the UMSL athletic department for seven years. And he thought colon cancer was a pain in the ass.
A devoted fanboy produces an homage to one of St. Louis' most beloved bands