Gut Check is not typically a consumer of fruitcake. Or of Williams-Sonoma products for that matter. Thus, we heard about the $39.95 Williams-Sonoma fruitcake via Deadspin. Right there on the Haters Guide to the Williams-Sonoma Catalog, sandwiched between the European Cheese Hamper and the Found Grai ... More >>
There's a well-established struggle in Ike Turner's musical legacy. Although he's considered a rock and roll innovator, his musical accomplishments were sometimes overshadowed by his personal struggles.
While Turner's abusive behavior toward Tina Turner garners plenty of attention, another lingeri ... More >>
Peat WollaegerA portrait of Bob Cassilly by Peat Wollaeger.Here's one thing anyone who knew Bob Cassilly will agree on: Cassilly, whose body was found yesterday morning in a bulldozer at Cementland, his larger-than-life sculpture museum/creative experiment, died the way he lived, building som ... More >>
If you caught the opening of last night's All-Star Game, then you learned about St. Louisan Eric Greitens and his Mission Continues, a non-profit that empowers and aids wounded veterans returning from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.Greitens was a winner of this year's People Magazine All-Stars Amo ... More >>
Bad week for tuna lovers. On Sunday the New York Times Magazine ran a feature warning of the dwindling numbers of bluefin tuna, those big and tasty cash cows of the deep. Now the paper's Green blog brings word that saltwater fish are more apt than their freshwater cousins to cause mercury poi ... More >>
people.com/people/package/bestof2009In one of the most critical elections in recent history, a plurality of the two million netizens casting a ballot in People's "Best of 2009" online poll chose Dustin Moyer of Ashland, Missouri as the "Sexiest Dad Alive." Moyer, 26, was competing in the "Real Pe ... More >>
Our post earlier today about the St. Louis Tea Party's plans to protest the All-Star Game and President Barack Obama (who's throwing out the first pitch) has generated quite a bit of chatter on this blog. Now we're back to report some good news for people who don't have a beef (per se) with Obama bu ... More >>