"There was music from my neighbor's house through the summer nights. In his blue gardens men and girls came and went like moths among the whisperings and the champagne and the stars...In the main hall a bar with a real brass rail was set up, and stocked with gins and liquors and with cordials so lon ... More >>
The Missouri Tigers enter the final stretch run of their season this weekend, traveling to Baylor to take on the Bears and their ultra-talented young quarterback, Robert Griffin. (I know, it's actually Robert Griffin III, but that's a real pain in the ass to type.) The Tigers are coming off their ... More >>
For our first column of the year, let's start with an off-color joke! Why don't Jews drink? It interferes with their suffering. Thankyouverymuch, we'll be here all week. (And thank you, Henry Youngman.) But seriously, after a full year of documented drinking, we can attest that drinking is a ... More >>
A few months ago an acquaintance told us about Cocktail Museum Sundays at the Royale. Bartender Robert Griffin dusts off the recipes for a half-dozen or so classic cocktails and offers them every Sunday night for several weeks, then he debuts a new batch of old drinks. On his visit to the Cocktai ... More >>
Things have been quiet in the Scat Records camp since the release of last year's Prisonshake album. But now comes word from label head Robert Griffin that a reissue of Bill Fox's Shelter from the Smoke is now available on CD and double LP. In the '80s, the songwriter fronted dreamy Cleveland garag ... More >>
8:30 p.m. Friday, September 26. The Bluebird, 2706 Olive Street
St. Louis bands make a fine showing at Austin's annual indie-rock spring break.
9 p.m. Friday, August 25. Off Broadway (3509 Lemp Avenue).
B-Sides finds other Franken-guitars to match Junior Brown's creation, earns some holiday cash on eBay and discovers that Milemarker and My Chemical Romance have more in common than you'd think