Today is Tax Day, also known as mass chaos at the Springfield Post Office Day. Whether today finds you scrambling to get your info in order or basking in the smug satisfaction of submitting your taxes weeks ago, there is a reward: food and drink deals at restaurants across the St. Louis area. Once ... More >>
Every couple weeks, starting now, RFT Music takes a hard listen to the music in which millions of Americans soak. Brad Paisley, "Southern Comfort Zone" Current Billboard Country Singles Chart Position: 10 The Verdict: Holy shit, songs on the radio can still be important! So, here, in a shimmering ... More >>
Cardinal fans and Cub fans. Democrats and Republicans. Those who keep up with the Kardashians and those who should be allowed to vote. Country music fans and country music haters. While no end is in sight to the strife between the first three aforementioned warring factions, there may be hope for t ... More >>
The University of Missouri Board of Curators emerged from a four-hour, closed-door meeting last night to announce that they'd unanimously approved a decision to allow the school to shop around for a new athletic conference. Speculation is rife that the university will now leave the Big 12 for the ... More >>
Photo by Kiernan MaletskyThe Black Angels | Best Coast Ad Astra | Stagesaurus Rex Welcome to Day Two, where I regret to inform you the heat absolutely must be the first thing mentioned. People cower in the thin lines of shade, in the few places there is shade to be had, or stand on the bri ... More >>
Courtesy of KanrocksasFinally, Eminem has collided with NASCAR -- with nary a cowboy hat in sight. This isn't a gone-country Darius Rucker-style conversion, but Missouri-born Marshall Mathers, not to mention 23 other popular and indie acts that normally wouldn't be caught within sight distanc ... More >>
Despite making great strides in its two and a half years of existence, Blood Pony is being put out to pasture. The seven-piece orchestral indie-pop group, which released full-length Escapists this January after last year's Kissing Cities EP, is playing one last show this Saturday, June 18, at ... More >>
commons.wikimedia.orgMarshall Faulk, playing what I imagine is a digital version of himself in an XBox football game. So there was this game held over the weekend, called the Super Bowl, and the St. Louis Rams were, sadly, not a part of it. Shocking, I know, but them's the breaks. I would argue, ... More >>
Wahl! That's a sexy shave.As Daily RFT was first to tell you earlier this week, St. Louis has been named the sixth-most manliest city in the nation. How did we earn such honor? According to the authors of the study, it has something to do with our appetite for sports (particularly the motorized k ... More >>
kmov.comUS Fidelis paid the mortgage for Darian Atkinson's gaudy mansion in Lake St. Louis. Wentzville-based US Fidelis filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy yesterday. The company that sells extended auto warranties has been under attack since last April when the Better Business Bureau announced that ... More >>
Image ViaWere you headed eastbound on Highway 40 last night during rush hour? If so, then you know it was a slow and painful slog, especially east of Kingshighway where the road narrows for the exit only lanes. It was even bumper-to-bumper at the Poplar Street Bridge.So what gives? Wasn't two yea ... More >>
You may not know the name Yu Darvish, but let me tell you something, you will. Darvish is a young Japanese pitching phenom, the most dominant pitcher to come along in Japan since Daisuke Matsuzaka. In fact, there are at least a few people saying that Darvish may be even better than the man we a ... More >>
Is everyone out there as excited as I am to see St. Louis getting a Major League Soccer team? I can't hear you! I said, are you psyched? (Puts hand to ear, listens intently for sounds of cheering.) Huh. Well, maybe you guys are just all used up from the massive celebrations that have been going ... More >>
Wait you actually can get laid on prom night? Unreal investigates!
B-Sides peeks in on a rehearsal for Riders on the Storm and finds out that the (English) Beat goes on for vocalist Dave Wakeling.
Playing against type, Will Ferrell can't quite ground this artificially whimsical romantic comedy.
Will Ferrell's new film rides the line between on-screen storytelling and outtake antics.
A round-up of summer's surefire hits (and definite duds)
A pub crawl along the Illinois riverbanks
More than horsin' around
Week of August 17, 2005
Herbie the Love Bug's back, and he bites
Action shooting clubs are a blast all over the Midwest. Lock and load, baby!
Week of April 20, 2005
The town of Madison deserves more than this sports-movie cliché
Joe Herbert documents the skate scene
Unreal kicks it with a 64-year-old college student, attends a Jell-O-shot-fueled party at the Tri-City Speedway and peruses a local mom's Blog o' the Week; plus, why eat a Thickburger when you can have Butter on a Stick?
Week of December 15, 2004
The demolition derby is still a gas in the nooks and crannies of mid-America
Our commander in chief takes to the mound, Missouri gets its very own dinosaur, an Old Kid on the Block remembers when he was New, and Unreal learns a little something about love and basketball
A leaner, splashier Sporting News struggles to find its editorial compass
Hold on to your liver! An RFT salute to the coolest local watering holes you've never heard of.
Week of April 9, 2003
The venerable Billy Sherman's Deli makes a move but doesn't stray too far from where it came
St. Louis loses one of its best make-out spots, another casualty of airport expansion
Self-proclaimed hoosier Rosco Villa shines a rock & roll light on fucked-up lives
Thursday, Nov. 29; Off Broadway
Week of September 26, 2001
Armed with a Confederate flag, Jason Scott declared war on uptight high-school officials
You can get more than makeup at Neiman Marcus
Just because you've grown up doesn't mean you have to get rid of your Hot Wheels
Masters of the thriving genre of Harley art, David Uhl and Scott Jacobs depict life high on the hog