Mr. Peanut

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2014

    Sixteen Stupid Hats Musicians Love Wearing

    Recently, my enemies have been accusing me of having a problem with hats. Maybe it's because I am (predictably) a bald, pale music critic and wearing a hat makes me look like a Nosferatu vampire-creature. But personally, I think someone's choice of headwear can tell a lot about a person -- usually h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2012

    Kraft Recalls Some Planters Cocktail Peanuts

    Et tu, Mr. Peanut? How many times have we reached blindly into a can of Planters Cocktail Peanuts to sate our need for salt -- when it comes to snacking, we're basically the salt vampire from that episode of the original Star Trek -- believing your product to be sacrosanct? Now comes word from the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2011

    Ten Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Weekend: April 29-May 1

    Bunnygrunt​After last weekend's total insanity, things are a little calmer in the 'Lou. As usual, however it wasn't hard to find ten things you could be doing with your time: Kinky Friedman plays tonight at Off Broadway, the Incurables are releasing an EP at the same place tomorrow and Bunnygr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2010

    Franzen Nominated for Another Prestigious Award

    Does the Bad Sex in Fiction Award come with a little sticker that goes on the cover?​Jonathan Franzen's latest novel Freedom may not have been nominated for the National Book Award (though it sold way more copies than the eventual winner, Lord of Misrule by Jaimy Gordon -- which Daily RFT paid abs ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    July 11, 2007

    All Class

    The Wii's Big Brain Academy makes summer school cool.