No matter the issue, Missouri has always been labeled as a state of two distinct camps: Yankee vs. Confederate, urban vs. rural, Blue state vs. Red, Calvin pissing on a Ford logo/Calvin pissing on a Chevy logo and — most divisive of all — "Missouri" vs. "Missourah." In reality, though, ... More >>
Frankie Avalon is a legend. An icon. A damn big kahuna. Even at 73, the "Venus" singer still can make the ladies squeal.
Who deserves the great honor of being recognized alongside Rush Limbaugh inside the Missouri State Capitol rotunda? The leadership of the House of Representatives is looking for inductees to the Hall of Famous Missourians! In addition to the great Limbaugh, the hall includes some very influential ... More >>
Update: Chris Ward wins round one, but there are still tickets on the table. To win Flux Pavilion or Beach House tickets, write a scholarly sounding sentence about one or more of the paintings. We'll give 'em to whoever makes us laugh the hardest. Ringo Starr is taking his All Starr (...) band on t ... More >>
Albert Pujols's farewell letter to St. Louis that ran as a full-page ad in the Post-Dispatch last week inspired anger and tears in equal measure. But, as some readers pointed out, farewell letters to the city are nothing new, though of course few who have left the city have been able to afford full- ... More >>
Stan Kann's websiteSt. Louis native Stan Kann was already a celebrated organ player before he became a comedic presence on talk showsFor most part, people in the entertainment business become famous by harnessing a single skill. They achieve notoriety through singing, dancing, acting, spoon-p ... More >>
With the merger of Anheuser-Busch and Beligan brewer InBev pretty much a done-deal, let's get to know that spunky country a bit. Marc Tielemans is the creator of FamousBelgians.net. Yes, a Web site about famous people. From Belgium. The concept is alien to us, what with our racks and racks of glo ... More >>
Fabled concert venue Mississippi Nights closes its doors for now.
Week of July 26, 2006
St. Louis takes the gold and silver medals for urban maladies: first in gonorrhea, second in chlamydia. Oh, and last in the National Hockey League.
The fourteenth annual St. Louis International Film Festival gets off to a great start
St. Louis Filmmakers Festival
Week of July 13, 2005
St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase
In the season of sequels and Happy Meal toys, 05 may be a pleasant surprise.
A rough guide to St. Louis
Cool and Hip: Gaslight Square
HotHouse concludes its season with a smile
An entertaining look back at Gaslight Square, and a dated take on 9/11
The food at the Marquee's fine, though devoid of any star quality
A new documentary remembers a time when St. Louis was hip
By Edward Albee; Directed by Steven Woolf (Repertory Theatre of St. Louis)