Karl Frank Jr. was never comfortable celebrating Christopher Columbus' accidental discovery of America, and he certainly never cared for the mixed legacy Columbus left behind.
So today--the federal holiday created in 1939 by FDR to honor the Italian explorer and slave-wrangler who "sailed the ocea ... More >>
Editor: Tef Poe is an artist from St. Louis City. Through powerful imagery and complicated honesty, he has earned a reputation as one of the best rappers telling the story of St. Louis, which is about much more than one place. Poe has been featured in music publications such as XXL and Urb Magazine. ... More >>
If you find yourself in this corner of the Internet, it is safe to assume you heard about Neil Armstrong's passing. If not, sorry you had to hear it this way. In honor of Earth's first lunar visitor, here are the six best songs about the moon. Let us know your favorites in our comments section (a pl ... More >>
Photo by Jon ScorfinaMany St. Louisans know Joe Edwards as the man behind the revitalization of the Delmar Loop. His imagination has spawned Blueberry Hill, the rehabilitated Tivoli theatre, the Pageant, the Moonrise Hotel, and most recently the Chuck Berry statue. His joyous projects have at ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsHouston, we have a problem.It's always good to have a backup plan. Space.com has posted Richard Nixon's condolence speech to the wives of the Apollo 11 astronauts had the moon landing not worked out. Nixon's speechwriter, William Safire, titled it "In the Event of a Moon Disaster".F ... More >>