Last week, I received a surprising call from the North Pole. Apparently Santa Claus has become a fan of my column and wanted some musical selections to play in his sleigh on the big night. "Anything but 'I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus', I was told. "Mrs. Claus always looks askance at him when they ... More >>
First we had the Republican primary that didn't matter. Now we have a Republican caucus that goes nowhere and breaks down in finger-pointing, shouting and recriminations. Say what you will about the GOP, but the guys behind the scenes seem game-ready for the big show in Washington.
By now you've probably heard about Pablo Dylan, Bob Dylan's grandson's aspiring rap career, which, if you're like us, probably made you cringe, especially if you've listened to any tracks from his mixtape, 10 Minutes. After we wiped the blood from our ears, we started to think about other o ... More >>
"Here it comes," she's about the enjoy the "gum that goes squirt," so says the old-school commercial for Freshen-Up gum.Food products come and go, often with good reason. What seems like a good idea might leave diners gagging in retrospect a decade down the road. Some products die because t ... More >>
Todd Ehlers, Wikimedia CommonsWhen I was in fourth grade, I loved Vienna Sausages and took them in my lunch to school several times a week. I also liked Laura Branigan and Tic Tac Dough, so what the hell did I know?I can't remember the last time I had Vienna Sausages, or when I realized that gelatin ... More >>
9 p.m. Saturday, March 31. The Billiken Club at Saint Louis University (20 North Grand Boulevard).
9 p.m Thursday, February 8. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room (6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City).
Stages St. Louis slathers on Grease
Grease (sing it with us)
Xanadu goes to great lengths to fulfill fantasies -- but foodies might not be thrilled
Make doggy art
Gary Stewart saw the truth in the bottom of a glass, and it killed him
Starlight Express is the limit
Week of June 18, 2003
Week of November 6, 2002
Xanadu was a career-ender for nearly everyone who starred in it -- which is why it makes great live theater
For this maestro, the weddings go on forever and the receptions never change
Sunday, August 25; Blueberry Hill's Duck Room
If you really like Jennifer Lopez and Matthew McConaughey, don't encourage movies like this one
The Lucky One (Hightone Records)
Katie was in a rush to graduate, and McCluer North was eager to send her off. But education is never that simple.
Grease evolves into a figure-skating show with Nancy Kerrigan as Sandy