Reality Shows

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2013

    St. Louis Alderman to Critics of Salvage City: "Relax"

    What are the stories we tell about ourselves and our city? If you're one of the folks worried that the recent episodes of Salvage City didn't show St. Louis in the best possible light, console yourself with the fact that at least Moonshiners isn't set here. That other Discovery Channel show depicts ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2013

    Bachelor Contestant Defends Yadier Molina Cancer Joke During World Series Game Four

    What if St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina had cancer? Wouldn't that be hilarious? Sarah Newlon seemed to think so. To honor cancer survivors during Sunday's game, fans at Busch Stadium wrote the name of someone they know battling cancer. Newlon, a Season 11 Bachelor contestant and Cardina ... More >>

  • Music

    December 6, 2012

    David Cassidy

    8 p.m. Saturday, December 8. J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts, 2300 West Clay Street, St. Charles.

  • Calendar

    August 2, 2012
  • Music

    June 21, 2012

    STL Loud 4

    Noon. Saturday, June 23. PrideFest at Tower Grove Park, 4256 Magnolia Avenue.

  • Music

    December 22, 2011

    7 Shot Screamers

    9:30 p.m. Friday, December 23. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.

  • Music

    October 27, 2011

    The Sheepdogs

    8 p.m. Wednesday, November 2. The Old Rock House, 1200 South Seventh Street.

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2011

    Local Singer of "Ferret in the Closet Act II" Takes On America's Got Talent

    ​Today we bring you the latest news from Walt Winston, who was recently subjected to the America's Got Talent treatment. His friend was so incredibly pumped about this story we're about to share that he called RFT headquarters and freaked out over the phone. Thank you, friend of Walt's, for te ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    Make St. Louis Proud: American Idol Auditions Come to Scottrade Center Tuesday

    ​It's hard to believe American Idol is nearing eleven years old. That marks ten years of watching and laughing with (read: at) contestants, ten winners whose names we can remember only about half of, countless instances of celebrity pandering and hundreds of strangely inspired musical collabor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2011

    Chef Gordon Ramsay Makes Film Debut in Love's Kitchen

    It's Kitchen Nightmare on Elm Street! Okay, not really. Reality TV star/chef Gordon Ramsay makes his film debut in British film Love's Kitchen. It's scheduled to make its U.S. premiere on Tuesday, June 7. The film, a rom-com about a chef who loses his kitchen mojo after his wife's death, then fal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    Get Energized for National Park Contest

    ​We're pretty certain that there will never be a reality show on national parks that rises to the level of American Idol or Dancing With the Stars, but we thought you should know that you still have the chance to vote for the St. Louis Arch Grounds as one of the best parks in the country. If w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2011

    Interview: Pauly Shore on His Career Resurgence, Why He's Not Doing Music Again and Whether He Dated Kylie Minogue

    Pauly Shore​Pauly Shore, the comedian formerly known as the we-ee-ee-easel, hasn't been on the A-list since the '90s, but he's fought to keep himself in the spotlight. When the big movie roles stopped coming in, he returned to TV in the short-lived reality show, Minding The Store, which follow ... More >>

  • Music

    February 17, 2011


    8 p.m. Wednesday, February 23. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Bristol Palin Uninvited to Lecture Wash. U. Students on Sex

    Image Via​Washington University students learned a valuable lesson on romance a week prior to their annual "Sex Week." Yes, single mothers can be alluring, but often they come with too much baggage to make it work. So it is that the school's Student Health Advisory Committee has uninvited Bristol ... More >>

  • Music

    November 25, 2010

    Carrie Underwood

    7:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 1. The Chaifetz Arena, One South Compton Avenue.

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2010

    Project Runway Sashays Onto Delmar

    Michael Drummond, lookin' good!​Next week, one of our favorite boutiques in University City, Ziezo, will host a trunk show featuring the work of Michael Drummond. (In case you've been living under a rock, designer Drummond, along with A.J. Thouvenot, repped the Lou this season on a little show cal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    Beard Founation Reorganizes Food Writing Award Categories

    Food bloggers, rejoice! The New York Times reports that the James Beard Awards will no longer give separate awards for online and print food writing, meaning pieces published online will be eligible for the Beard Foundation's biggest writing awards - the M.F.K. Fisher Distinguished Writing Award and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2010

    Kurt Warner to Compete on Dancing With the Stars

    ​We weren't at the wedding of Kurt and Brenda Warner, though we assume the couple had a first dance.From that we can deduce that Warner has twirled before an audience before, but does he have what it takes to shimmy in front of millions of viewers? We're about to find when Warner competes on ABC's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    Have an "Emotional Attachment" to Your Basement? HGTV Wants You

    If you've been dying to become a reality TV star -- and if you have a serious thing for your recently renovated basement -- you could be on HGTV's "Bang for your Buck."You don't have to love your basement as much as serial killer Jame Gumb -- but it helps.​The cable show is filming in St. Louis be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    Review Preview: BitterSweet Bakery

    Jennifer SilverbergGoodies being made at BitterSweet Bakery​A change of pace this week as I visit Benton Park's BitterSweet Bakery (2200 Gravois Avenue; 314-771-3500). Follow me after the jump for a sneak preview of my review.

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Rod Blagojevich on Celebrity Apprentice: Week Four

    Image source​Friends, for four weeks now, we've been watching Rod Blagojevich together on Celebrity Apprentice. It hasn't always been great -- actually, since every episode is now two hours, most of it is actually pretty damned boring, especially the parts where the celebrities meet the recipi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Preview Photos: Ozzie Smith's New Restaurant Downtown

    April Seager​Ozzie Smith was distracted by golf, not baseball. "I don't play this," said the legendary Cardinal, pointing to a Golden Tee video game at Ozzie's Restaurant, which has moved from Westport to 1511 Washington Avenue downtown. "I play for real." At Saturday night's sneak peek of th ... More >>

  • Music

    March 31, 2010

    Divas of Da Lou

    7 p.m. Friday, April 2. The Ambassador, 9800 Halls Ferry Road, Jennings.

  • Calendar

    March 3, 2010
  • Music

    January 13, 2010


    9 p.m. Saturday, January 16. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.

  • Music

    October 28, 2009

    Our Lady Peace

    8 p.m. Friday, October 30. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.

  • Music

    August 26, 2009

    American Idols Live Tour

    7 p.m. Saturday, August 29. Scottrade Center, 1401 Clark Avenue.

  • Music

    April 22, 2009

    Robin Thicke/ Jennifer Hudson

    8 p.m. Thursday, April 23. Fox Theatre, 527 North Grand Boulevard.

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2009

    Cougars Lurk on a TV Near You

    If you were a fan of "Cougar Heaven!" a hard-hitting piece of journalism exploring every last nook and cranny of cougar-dom right here in St. Louis and published in this paper by Unreal last summer, take that sweaty palm off your computer mouse and get a grip on your remote control. The cougars. Hav ... More >>

  • Music

    April 8, 2009

    The Maine/Family Force 5/3OH!3

    6 p.m. Wednesday, April 15. Pop's, 1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois.

  • Music

    February 11, 2009

    Greg Laswell

    9 p.m. Wednesday, February 18. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.

  • Music

    December 3, 2008

    Carrie Underwood

    7:30 p.m. Friday, December 5. Chaifetz Arena, One South Compton Avenue.

  • Music

    August 13, 2008

    Kenny Loggins

    6 p.m. Sunday, August 17. Family Arena, 2002 Arena Parkway, St. Charles

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2008
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    April 30, 2008
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    April 16, 2008
  • Music

    January 23, 2008


    6 p.m. Sunday, January 27. Family Arena, 2002 Arena Parkway, St. Charles.

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2007
  • Music

    June 20, 2007

    Jordan Knight

    6:45 p.m. Saturday, June 23. Mainstage at Tower Grove Park, off of South Grand Boulevard.

  • Music

    March 21, 2007

    Relient K

    8 p.m. Saturday, March 24. Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard).

  • Music

    December 6, 2006

    Ray LaMontagne

    8 p.m. Thursday, December 7. The Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard).

  • News

    June 14, 2006

    Snake Penis Envy

    Unreal uncovers the sexy side of snakes, digs for dirt on Pauly Shore and meets a local blogger who almost bowled a perfect game. Almost.

  • Music

    December 21, 2005

    Brian Vander Ark

    Thursday, December 22; Finale (8025 Bonhomme Avenue), Clayton

  • Calendar

    May 11, 2005

    A-Lou-zing Race

    This Saturday, hop aboard St. Louis public transit for one incredible scavenger hunt

  • Yearend

    December 22, 2004


    In a scandal-ridden election year, the years top ten music stories were all about winning the popular vote.

  • Music

    September 15, 2004

    Quick Picks

    Week of September 15, 2004

  • Music

    June 30, 2004
  • Film

    June 18, 2003

    Film Openings

    Week of June 18, 2003

  • Music

    June 4, 2003

    Various Artists

    American Idol Season 2: All-Time Classic American Love Songs (RCA)

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