In this column, RFT Music gets to know local creatives, musicians and their missions. Get a slice of the local scene, complete with a snippet of sound and info about upcoming releases and shows. Stick around to see what St. Louis artists have to say whenever they Fill in the Blank. This Saturday fi ... More >>
Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending February 10, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books and Subterranean Books. If you heard a strange exploding sound recently, it may have been the combust ... More >>
Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending December 30, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books and Subterranean Books. This week's bestseller list displays the effects of final-de ... More >>
The Magnetic Fields | Gal Musette Sheldon Concert Hall, 11/14/12 Since the Magnetic Fields last played St. Louis, it has completed its synth-free trilogy (2010's Realism was the last puzzle piece), left Nonesuch Records, and returned to Merge Records, the indie label that released its prime 1990s w ... More >>
Stephin Merritt isn't the easiest guy to interview. He isn't rude but, at times, it's obvious that he'd much rather be drinking at a bar or playing with his dog than be stuck on the phone with a stranger asking him about his art. But such is life when you are one of the greatest songwriters in indie ... More >>
Well everyone, it's a rainy, poopy Thursday and we need all the awesome available to make it through the next few hours before the RFT's Best Of party tonight at the City Museum. (We'll see you there, right? Bloody well right.) The party theme is the Rapture, and (awkward segue alert!) here's ... More >>
Fans of Lev Grossman's 2009 novel The Magicians, may have wondered what happened after Quentin Coldwater, an ordinary depressive boy from Brooklyn, found his way to the super-fabulous Brakebills Academy, a university for magic hidden away in upstate New York, and then to the magical land of F ... More >>
It's been three years since the Dresden Dolls last toured. In that time Amanda Palmer has released the solo album, Who Killed Amanda Palmer, accompanied by an art book with photos by Kyle Cassidy and text by Neil Gaiman. She recorded with Jason Webley as Evelyn Evelyn, collaborated on product ... More >>
Clownvis Presley with his biggest fans, the Goo Goo Dolls. It's a tale as old as time: Clown insults The Great and Terrible Oz(zy) to his wife and as a result becomes nearly infamous, by winning over the hearts and minds of Americans everywhere -- including, but not limited to, the members of ... More >>
Justice League: The New Frontier is released on DVD
Matthew Vaughn hacks at Neil Gaimanís fantasy wonderland.
Typo Café at the Tin Ceiling, 3159 Cherokee Street; 314-910-7321.
Week of September 28, 2005
MirrorMask is a thing of beauty, a joy forever, etc.
Keanu Reeves is back in black (trench coat), and there's more hell to pay
A decade ago, Vertigo started a revolution by making comics for adults
Grant Morrison's the best writer in comics -- and maybe the oddest
On September 11, the world needed superheroes. It found them not in comic books, but in real life.
Directed by Tarsem Singh
Sandman author Neil Gaiman finds magic in the damnedest place