• Blogs

    October 2, 2012

    Mark Twain...Live!: Check Out Short Film Shot by Thomas Edison

    A long, long time ago, around the turn of the last century, Missouri-born writer Mark Twain got to be buddies with Thomas Edison, the inventor of, among many other things, the light bulb, the phonograph and the motion-picture camera.

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    NYT: Mark Twain Was Gifted Editor, Gaping A-Hole

    Image ViaWith a mustache like that, you know Mark Twain meant business.‚ÄčEven if you slept through every single high school English class you already know that Mark Twain is a great American novelist. What you probably don't know -- unless you read this morning's New York Times-- is that the Missou ... More >>

  • Music

    January 23, 2008

    Queen of the Kings

    Soul-survivor Sharon Jones and her crack backup the Dap-Kings finally bring their '60s retro-cool to the Lou.

  • Music

    September 20, 2006

    Beat Happenings

    Music news you can use

  • Music

    July 12, 2006

    And the Nominees Are...

    Get a load of the nominees for our annual music awards extravaganza

  • Film

    August 10, 2005

    Unknown Soldiers

    The Great Raid's compelling story never comes to life