As kids, many of us curated time capsules. We gleefully tossed our Pokémon cards, Backstreet Boys CDs and TV Guide with Buffy the Vampire Slayer on the cover into a plastic container and buried it in the back yard, thrilled to leave culturally representative treasure for the next generation to find ... More >>
Earlier this week, we shared how an ingenious local man used a Wizard World photo opportunity with Firefly and Castle star Nathan Fillion to propose to his girlfriend. It's an adorable story, but unfortunately, not everybody was as lucky in love at the comic book/pop culture convention. See also: - ... More >>
You know how this works: a snarky writer starts off with a few high-minded paragraphs about subcultures and having an open mind and cultural anthropology. The goal is to make it seem like they started watching whatever video they're about to tear apart with the best intentions, instead of admitting ... More >>
In this weekly column, RFT Music gets to know local creatives, musicians and their missions. Get a slice of the local scene, complete with a snippet of sound and info about upcoming releases and shows. Stick around to see what St. Louis artists have to say whenever they Fill in in the Blank. MME's ... More >>
The five doe-eyed boys of Foxing lock interweaving rhythms and personal lyrics to impart heartfelt tunes throughout the Midwest. Foxing's recent self-booked tour brought the band up and down the Central Time Zone, garnering much fanfare for its careful but fearless take on melodic post-rock.
The first weekend of Miami's Ultra Music Festival has come and gone. These bass junkies in tutus, dead starfish, Pokémon body suits and other various Halloween costumes offered words of fashion advice and reflection. Click on to uncover how to dress like a raver at Ultra. Also, be sure to check our ... More >>
By Craig Hlavaty Before I take any trip to Austin and SXSW, I always take more than a few days to peruse the schedule and check out a few of the hundreds of names on the roster and read their bios. Some years there are more bands with "wolf" and "space" in their monikers than usual, and some year ... More >>
This week thousands of international athletes will descend upon London to compete in 2012 Summer Olympic games. Some of the dozens of contests that make up the games are as old as ancient Greece; others are relative newcomers; and others are so incredibly inane that the International Olympic Committ ... More >>
Nelly makes a guest appearance to snuggle with Keri Hilson. Photo by Kiernan MaletskySuper Jam 4 Mindless Behavior | Rockwell Knuckles and Tef Poe | Block Boyz | MoTre | Ruka Puff | Gena | Travis Porter | YC | Lloyd | Yo Gotti | Keri Hilson | Wiz Khalifa | Waka Flocka Flame | Ludacris Verizo ... More >>
image viaIt appears to be puking fire. They must be caught and stopped.Rumor has it that there's a herd of wild Pokémon loose in Crestwood. You know what you need to do. You gotta catch 'em. You gotta catch 'em all.In order to catch 'em all, as the kids in the early aughts said, y ... More >>
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Your daily guide to what they're whispering about in the next cubicle. HERE Great news, sports fans: Tony La Russa is back -- and so's the CardCarryingRocker! As Tony tells us, the mp3 of Bob Dylan and Elvis Costello's "Tears of Rage" duet is available for download here. A to Z gets random with ... More >>
Dennis Brown and Paul Friswold suss out the local theater scene.
Week of June 14, 2007
Opera Theatre opens 2007 with an outrageous updating of a Gilbert & Sullivan classic.
M. Night Shyamalan steps up the lunacy with Lady in the Water
A vomiting A-B eagle and tales of AA misconduct are almost enough to put Unreal off the sauce (almost). Plus, two local kids kick Pokémon butt.
The new Castlevania is the last nail in the franchise's coffin.
Tea ceremonies, anime, Taiko drumming and more await at the Missouri Botanical Garden
Bill Cosby: man, comedian, legend
For fun in any language
Frank was an angry, violent 9-year-old on his way to becoming a sociopath. Jim Holland saw something else.
As Mad celebrates its 400th issue, its editors wonder how to stay funny in a world gone mad
Soufflés, Fio's La Fourchette
The Rev. Pigg takes a poke at the satanic influences of kid favorites Pokémon and the Teletubbies
Herewith, a guide to the latest crop of musical heartthrobs