Recently, I stopped drinking alcohol for a few weeks due to a severe case of "turning into a tremendously fat man." Attending / eating at the Gathering of the Juggalos essentially ruined my metabolism, which now runs off of warm beer and chocolate-covered waffles. As a result, I've been compensating ... More >>
flickr.com/omegarobot Okay, so this has nothing to do with St. Louis but....there's an amazing story out today about a Japanese man named Tsutomu Yamaguchi. Seems Yamaguchi, now 93 years old, was in Hiroshima on a business trip on August 6, 1945 -- the day a U.S. B-29, the Enola Gay, dropped ... More >>
Drinking games, zombies, pompadours and fire: the wonderful world of Guitar Wolf
Godzilla after 50 years reveals more than just a rubber suit
Nobody knows why the babies are dying near Weldon Spring. But the grownups can't help asking whether the site's toxic stew is to blame.
Published the week of September 13-19, 2000