Editor: Tef Poe is an artist from St. Louis City. Through powerful imagery and complicated honesty, he has earned a reputation as one of the best rappers telling the story of St. Louis, which is about much more than one place. Poe has been featured in music publications such as XXL and Urb Magazine. ... More >>
This Friday, the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival rolls through our fair city, bringing fifteen purveyors of heavy music to the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. The scope of artists ranges from old-timers like Anthrax and Motorhead to young guns like The Devil Wears Prada and Asking Alexandria. These b ... More >>
The man who allegedly fired off several rounds at a group of boys he suspected of shooting off fireworks has been identified as William Prada, 56. Prada has been charged with three counts of first-degree assault and three counts of armed criminal action. The 11-year-old boy injured in the incident r ... More >>
Mr. Dior himself will not be there, but his work will.â€‹Sometimes, only a $3,000 vintage Christian Dior frock will do. Other times, plunking down a couple sawbucks on a sundress from the '60s will scratch your sartorial itch just fine. And after tonight's super-swank relaunch party at Byrd Style Lo ... More >>
Tatiana the Anonymous Model at Jezebel, our favorite source for fashion news, reports that St. Louis model Katie Fogarty's fall on the Prada runway in Milan last September has inspired an entire fashion spread in the magazine L'Officiel Singapore. Sadly, Fogarty doesn't get to play herself in the 'z ... More >>
Jennifer SilverbergFogarty, more secure than on a runway.Katie Fogarty, one of the teen models I profiled last September in my feature "The It Girls", became infamous shortly after the story ran -- no, no, not because of the powerful impact and global reach of the RFT, but because she fell down at t ... More >>
Pugnacious defense attorney Frank "Tony" Fabbri never backed away from a fight. Then the lawyer ran afoul of the law.
Sofia Coppola pays opulent tribute to the innocent boredom of a teen queen
“We were two crazy broads who went on a shopping spree in New York.”
The Devil Wears Prada slaps the latest duds on an infamous fashion editor
Get ready for the summer of Ruka Puff
“What a windfall for us ‘yokels’ to have an individual of his keen wit among us.”
You can if you think you can
Jude Law's Alfie puts a pretty face on a once-ugly story
With charity first
Week of September 8, 2004
Artist Soo Sunny Park is stubborn about the kind of art she wants to make and how she makes it. That could be a problem.
Dare to eat a peach? Meet the globe-hopping electroslut who's turning on everyone from Boy George to Lil' Kim.
Mary and Jeff Clarke feed beauty to the tough world of high fashion. Hard to do from the cornfields of Iowa. Harder still in St. Louis, where too many parents and kids have their dreams exploited for money.
Is This It? (RCA)
Forget toasted ravioli: Trattoria Marcella purveys a different kind of Italian fare
Rush Hour 2 is as light on its feet as a dead elephant
Can superheroes and alternative comic authors really get along?
Bring in da funk, bring in da bucks: backstage with Dr. Zhivegas, St. Louis' most popular -- and derided -- cover band
He drugged her and raped her. "This," the judge told them, "is why you don't go to bars." Then, ignoring the jury's advice, he gave the rapist probation.
Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell isn't Carrie Bradshaw. Like, really.
Before you get to heaven, you gotta raise a little hell