PEZ Dispensers

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2014

    36 New Year's Resolutions for An Awful Music Journalist

    Will music journalism always suck? Probably. MTV will always feature at least three Justin Bieber articles on their news page and NME will continue their 1:4 ratio of articles about members of Oasis. And of course, people like me will still write articles about botching interviews and how cool nu-me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2012

    21 Best Halloween Candies Of All Time

    Gut Check isn't so old that we don't remember the hierarchy of Halloween candy: i.e., good stuff and crap. While neighbors who neglect to buy the best sweets suffer at the hands of t.p.-ing teenagers, Gut Check's house remains unscathed. Stay on the good side of neighborhood ne'er do wells by dolin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    Blueberry Hill Hosts Pop Culture Collectibles Garage Sale on Sunday, September 2

    On Sunday, September 2, Blueberry Hill (6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City; 314-727-4444) hosts its first-ever Pop Culture Collectibles Garage Sale from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in its Elvis Room. The sale comes a week before the restaurant's 40th anniversary bash on Saturday, September 8. For Gut Che ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 30, 2012
  • News

    December 29, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 10, 2011

    Best and Worst Halloween Candy Countdown: No. 16

    It wasn't all that long ago that Gut Check was donning our finest Disney princess Star Wars character drag outfit and joining the swarms of greedy American children on the hallowed Halloween quest for candy. So we remember well the post-trick-or-treat ritual of sorting the bounty into two piles, i.e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    10 Things to Do for $10 This Weekend in St. Louis, June 18-20, 2010

    Darth Vader Pez Dispenser: "Impressive."​Have fun this weekend, but don't go broke. Here are our ten suggestions for weekend entertainment that will cost you $10 or less. Eighteenth-annual National PEZ Convention at the Marriott St. Louis West (Saturday) If you remember our 2007 feature story ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 9, 2008
  • Blogs

    June 18, 2008

    Loop's Moonrise Hotel to Open April 2009

    An astronaut emerged Wednesday morning from a dusty construction site on Delmar, the future location of the Moonrise Hotel. With a triumphant classical theme popularized by the film, 2001: Space Odyssey, sounding from the P.A. speakers, the man in the space suit waddled out onto a wooden stage alo ... More >>

  • News

    November 1, 2006

    Pez Puppet Theater

    (Joe's Café, Kingsbury Avenue in Skinker-Debaliviere)

  • Calendar

    October 11, 2006
  • News

    October 11, 2006

    Bully for You

    Unreal explores the sociology of the well-timed wedgie. Plus: Praying for pets, bargaining for Pez dispensers — and sticking up for independent business in Rock Hill.

  • News

    October 19, 2005


    (Mangia, south St. Louis)

  • Calendar

    June 8, 2005

    Think Pink

    Hit the Landing for "Pink Week"

  • Calendar

    November 3, 2004

    The Other Season

    Poetry reading ain't baseball, but it's something

  • News

    December 10, 2003

    Teenage Bender

    Some people can juggle with one hand tied behind their back. Thirteen-year-old Book Kennison can do it with one foot tied behind his head.

  • Culture

    May 21, 2003

    Star Romp

    Magic Smoking Monkey produces galactic gas

  • Culture

    April 19, 2000

    Fatman and slobbin'

    DC Comics places its superheroes in the RealWorlds

  • Film

    July 21, 1999


    Directed by David Kellogg