Uh....I got nothin'. This little mouse cursor icon has been blinking at me for a couple minutes now while I've been just staring vacantly at my keyboard, unable to think of anything amusing to write in this little show-post introductory paragraph. It's not my fault. When I came in this morning I cam ... More >>
In 2008, Mike Carter ran in the Democratic primary for Missouri lieutenant governor and voted in the Republican primary for president. He likes the idea of government being run as a business but doesn't like the idea of privatizing certain government duties. He thinks there are "serious problems" ... More >>
Photos: Tony D'SouzaOccupy STL protesters march to the MLK Bridge yesterday afternoon.If city officials thought that last weekend's forced eviction of Occupy St. Louis' tent encampment from Kiener Plaza would spell the end of the movement, they were mistaken. Yesterday nearly 1,000 Occupy support ... More >>
Albert SamahaHow long will Mayor Slay let the OccupySTL tents stay in Kiener Plaza?Forty or so OccupySTL protesters and a handful of reporters stood outside the Broadway Central entrance of the Edward Jones Dome, in the rain, waiting for someone to open the doors. They could see security guards a ... More >>
Albert SamahaThere is madness in Oakland, Chicago, Phoenix, Denver, Atlanta, New York. Flash-and-bang gas canisters... protesters flushed from public squares... mass arrests. But not here. At first, a cynic might think, "Of course! The last thing this city needs is a stone-throwing-police-wi ... More >>
Photo courtesy of Brian VillaRecently Mother Jones writer Tom Philpott advised "foodies" to join the Occupy Wall Street movement, since the corporate food industry is a part of the Wall Street greed being protested.
For two St. Louis small food businesses, they were already there. But when ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsKim Gordon and Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth have separated after 27 years of marriage and now the future of the band is unknown. Their record label released this statement last Friday:
Musicians Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore, married in 1984, are announcing they have separa ... More >>
Bosler: Jobless frustrations prompted attack.Count assault suspect John Bosler among the 99 percent. Perhaps if he'd had a constructive way to voice his frustration -- like today's Occupy Wall Street protesters -- we wouldn't have to report the following:Last week, the 33-year-old Bosler, of Jeff ... More >>
Lucinda Williams' 2009 show at the Pageant. Photo by Jon Gitchoff.Lucinda Williams | Over the Rhine
October 12, 2011
Note: If you shot good photos at the show and want to share 'em with our readers, please e-mail versions at least 550p wide, along with your name so we can credit ... More >>
It's just not fair. As Rush Limbaugh, Ann Coulter and other speakers-of-the-truth have noted, the lame-stream media isn't criticizing Occupy Wall Street like they did the Tea Party. They're not calling the "occupiers" what they really are: a bunch of Nazis and trust-fund parasites.Leave it, then, ... More >>
The man in the light blue button down is just on a quick smoke break. He's from southwest Missourah, in town for a meeting, soaking up a nice day in Kiener Plaza in the heart of downtown St. Louis and he's stumbled upon a square full of sleeping bags and Imo's boxes and pitched tents and people t ... More >>
Photos: Chad GarrisonOccupySTL protesters greet Cardinals fans last night near Kiener Plaza.Daily RFT didn't stick around long enough last night to see the police issue citations to protesters occupying Kiener Plaza in downtown St. Louis. In hindsight, we're glad we didn't. It would've been a lon ... More >>
Downtown St. Louis saw dozens of protesters this weekend marching outside the Federal Reserve, Bank of America, Kiener Plaza and other landmarks.OccupySTL was a smaller version of Occupy Wall Street, a massive demonstration in New York City that resulted in some 700 arrests over the weekend. Prot ... More >>
Lupe Fiasco | New Boyz
September 29, 2011
The world is going mad as Lupe Fiasco leaps onto the stage, flying in from somewhere behind the black curtain to take his pulpit behind the microphone stand.
"I really think the war on terror is a bunch of bull shit..."
He is rapping "Wo ... More >>